2022 has been the year we returned to concerts in the Capital Region and beyond. Now we are adding to the 2023 concert calendar with a NEW show announcement.

Looking back at 2022, over 40,000 people set an attendance record watching rapper Nelly at the New York State Fair. SPAC had a great Summer with a packed Morgan Wallen show. REO Speedwagon and Robert Plant also made their way to Saratoga. Now, here's a glimpse into what 2023 has in store.

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2023 is off to a good start with a couple of shows already on the calendar for next year. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are scheduled to play MVP Arena in Albany on Tuesday March 14th. Matchbox 20 will do a rescheduled show at SPAC on Sunday July 30th.

As for the NEW concert announcement, this artist was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2008 along with Madonna and the Dave Clark 5. Now the All-American rocker returns to Albany for the first time in 7 years.

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John Mellencamp "Live and In Person 2023 Tour" will be at the Palace Theatre in Albany on Tuesday June 13, 2023. Tickets for this show go on sale Friday October 7th at PalaceAlbany.org and the Palace Theatre box office, located at 19 Clinton Avenue in Albany.

John Mellencamp just wrapped up Farm Aid 2022 in North Carolina with Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Dave Mathews and more. Mellencamp also has some of his paintings on display at the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan until November 15, 2023.

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2022 Capital Region Concert Calendar

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