Events & Tickets

Attention: On 1/11/18 our ticketing system transitioned to Ticketfly. All prior purchases for current
upcoming shows will be honored. Please contact us at (518) 953-0630 with any questions or concerns.

Tickets can be purchased online below, over the phone at (877) 987-6487 or in person at the Cohoes Music Hall Box Office 2 hours prior to any show.

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APR 23 I Carl Palmer

8pm I TICKETS: $27/$32/$37

Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy - Emerson, Lake and Palmer Lives On

Carl Palmer is a drummer’s drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for nearly four decades with some of music’s most memorable bands including Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Asia and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Along the way his dexterity, speed and mastery of the drums, combined with his infectious stage personality, have secured for him a respected place in history as one of Rock and Roll’s greatest drummers.



8pm & 12AM I TICKETS: $12

Get ready all you Capital District Creatures of the Night, The Kids of Albany are back for another evening of sin, debauchery, and mayhem!!! Join us on Saturday, April 28th for our return to the historic Cohoes Music Hall with the king of the cult classics, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”! TWO SHOWS!!! 8 PM for the fans and Midnight for the die-hards! Doors open 1 hour prior to each show so come early, grab the best seat, and be entertained by our series of movie trailers from the 80’s and 90’s! And the best part? Tickets are just $12!!! If there is one thing we know for sure, the Capital District knows how to do Rocky Horror right, so come out and take part in a tradition that has been going strong for over 40 years and see what everyone is talking about. Tickets on sale this Friday so dust off those fishnets and hoist that freak flag high, the Rocky train is coming to Cohoes! 

Prepare to give yourself over to absolute pleasure with the film experience that makes any 3D movie feel like a steaming pile of crap. This will be a TRADITIONAL showing of the film which means if you are looking for a quiet night out to the movies then this is NOT the movie for you! Prop Kits will be sold in the lobby for just $4 (includes a roll of TP, as well as extra KOA exclusive Prop Kit items!) and every dollar helps support the cast so each purchase is greatly appreciated! Also be sure to pick up your official KIDS OF ALBANY Tee shirt at the merch table for just $15 and let people know who you're rolling with. We apologize if this bums anyone out but due to the historic significance of this gorgeous theatre, NO OUTSIDE PROP KITS will be allowed in. 

Please come in your finest Rocky inspired outfits/ cosplay or come in jeans and a Tee-Shirt, we just want you there either way! We would not be able to do this if it were not for our dedicated audience so thanks for making our shows ones to remember. As always, photos with the cast will be available after the show in the lobby so stick around and meet The Kids! 

The Kids are geared up for another crazy night at The Cohoes Music Hall so get your tickets today! See ya soon ya heathens!


MAY 10 I Brand X

8pm I TICKETS: $39/$45

Brand X is touring in support of their new album Locked & Loaded with founders John Goodsall & Percy Jones still at the helm.  Keyboardist Chris Clark, Percussionist  Scott Weinberger, and Drummer Kenny Grohowski each bring their own creative style of playing that make Brand X such a magical live act.

The seeds were sown years ago in London as players in a studio band for many of Brian Eno’s infamous solo albums.  Drummer Phil Collins and Bassist Percy Jones got to know each other through those sessions.  Later Jones and Guitarist John Goodsall officially formed Brand X.  Phil Collins played simultaneously in Genesis and Brand X for the early years – a balancing act he handled well – and some claim some of Collins best work appears on those Brand X albums.  Goodsall, Jones and the band continue to bring the heat, lighting up shows for the past year on their Reunion Tour.

Brand X has been heralded in articles by The Huffington Post, Progression Magazine, , The Mid-Atlantic Music Journal, and more for their consistently red hot and diverse shows.  Aside from their world-class musicianship, you’ll find a dry English wit popping up reminiscent of Monty Python, Benny Hill and others. 



8pm I Tickets: $25/$30/$35

In a trailblazing career that began with The Nuns, San Francisco’s famed punk innovators, to the Austin-based-based alt-country rock pioneers, Rank & File, to Texas bred darlings, True Believers, through countless all-star collaborations and tribute album appearances and finally a series of beloved solo albums beginning with 1992’s acclaimed Gravity, Alejandro Escovedo has earned a surplus of distinctions: No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade Award in 1998 and the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Performing in 2006, just to name two.

Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Escovedo released Burn Something Beautiful on October 28th, 2016 via Fantasy Records. The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair. Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) to co-write the album’s songs, Escovedo also enlisted the pair to act as the project’s producers.



7:30pm I Tickets: $12/$15/$19

For 35 years, two- time GRAMMY award winning artist Terrance Simien, 8th generation Louisiana Creole has been shattering the myths about what his indigenous Zydeco roots music is and is not. Leading his Zydeco Experience band, Simien has become one of the most respected and accomplished artists in American roots music today. He and his band mates have performed over 7000 concerts, toured millions of miles to over 45 countries during their eventful career.



8pm I TICKETS: $22/$27

If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece Talking Heads Tribute take pride in faithfully recreating the music of Talking Heads entire career. Together they bring much of the Heads unique live show to the stage, with front man Jon Braun as a spot-on David Byrne, giving you a "once in a lifetime" experience. Prepare yourself for a rockin', funkin', danceable celebration of the new-wave art punk you loved from the 80's!


JUN 24 I brubeck brothers quartet

7pm I TICKETS: $29.50/$32.50/$37.50/$39.50

Chris and Dan Brubeck have been making music together practically all their lives. Drummer Dan and bassist, trombonist, and composer Chris cut their first record together in 1966—nearly a half century ago. They’ve subsequently played a variety of styles in a number of different groups, as well as with their father, jazz giant Dave Brubeck, and with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. With Dan and Chris as the foundation, guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb, complete this dynamic quartet. They perform at concert series, colleges, and jazz festivals across North America and Europe including the Newport, Detroit, Montreal, Playboy/Hollywood Bowl, and Monterey Jazz Festivals.


JUl 21 I RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

8pm I $22.50/$25.50/$27.50/$29.50

Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band that captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation, and a visually engaging stage show. Rumours’ dedication to recreating the Fleetwood Mac experience has skyrocketed their popularity, garnering a loyal fan base. Playing to sold out audiences and packed houses at private engagements and major venues across the country including House of Blues, the legendary Daryl Hall’s Club, and a one week residency at Epcot for Disney’s wildly popular Sounds Like Summer concert series, Rumours has earned its place as one of the top tribute bands around today.