Greg Haymes of Nippertown is back with his August music selections.
1. NRBQ: "The One and Only" from We Travel the Spaceways, playing at the Hudson SummerFest at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson on Saturday, August 19.
2. Tony Trischka: "My Birdcage Needs a New Paper Because My Parakeet's Already Read the One That's in There" from "Bluegrass Light," playing at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield on Saturday, August 19.
3. Los Straitjackets: "Pacifica" from Viva Los Straitjackets, playing with Marshall Crenshaw at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Sunday, August 20 and playing at the Hangar on the Hudson in Troy on Tuesday, August 22.
4. Mother Goose Jazz Band: "Crooked Man" from See How They Run, playing at Brunswick Family Community Center Lawn in Troy on Tuesday, August 29.
5. Little Feat: "Time Loves a Hero," the title track of the band's 1977 album, playing at The Egg's Hart Theatre on Sunday, September 10.