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Here are a few inside tips for September’s exciting concert line-up! This guide includes artists who are brand new to the Caffe Lena stage, local favorites, special performances that might not be on your radar, and concerts that are sure to sell out.

Something New:

Patrick Sampson │ Sunday, September 11th, 7pm
Only in his early 20s, Patrick Sampson has been channeling the maturity of an older, seasoned songwriter ever since he wrote his first song at the age of 15. The depth of his lyrics and storytelling abilities could’ve been created by songwriters at least twice his age.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Bright Series: Never Come Down │ Sunday, September 18th, 7pm
A Portland, Oregon based string band that weaves modern and traditional styles into their beautiful and unique brand of music.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Something Local:

Chuck Lamb Trio Featuring Chad LB │ Tuesday, September 13th, 7pm
Enjoy an evening of world class jazz that combines the refinement of a concert hall with the intimacy of a living room featuring jazz pianist Chuck Lamb (Brubeck Brothers) with his trio and featured saxophonist Chad LB
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Alan Dunham Trio │ Thursday, September 29th, 7pm
Known in the Capital District as a soloist, a recording engineer, and a member of Strand Theater’s fabulous house cover band, Dunham is a well-respected singer-songwriter and 12-string guitarist with a 40+ year career.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Something you don’t want to miss:

Fareed Haque and his Funk Brothers │ Thursday, September 15th, 7pm

A modern guitar virtuoso, Fareed Haque is steeped in classical and jazz traditions yet guided by his fearless innovation. For this show he’ll be leading his all-star funk band.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Darlingside with opener Caitlin Canty at UPH│ Friday, September 30th, 8pm
A beloved indie-folk quartet that got it’s start at Caffe Lena. Opening the show will be singer-songwriter Caitlin Canty.
In-Person Concert

Something that’s sure to sell out:

Kat Wright Trio │ Thursday, September 8th, 7pm

Kat Wright, has a voice that is both sultry and dynamic, delicate yet powerful, gritty but highly emotive and nuanced. Add to that voice enough stage presence to tame lions, and the combination of feline femininity proves immediately enchanting. There’s soul flowing in and out of her rock ‘n’ roll with a serpentine seduction.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Michael Eck 40th Anniversary │ Sunday, September 25th, 7pm

Recent Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Hall of Fame inductee Michael Eck—along with select special guests— celebrates his 40th Anniversary in live music with a solo show that both looks back across his career as a songwriter and introduces new music with an eye toward the future.
In-Person Concert │ Live Stream

Full Concert Schedule