Palace Theatre announces Portugal. The Man show

In between stops in Boston and Houston this spring, Alaskan rockers Portugal. The Man will swing by Albany's Palace Theatre, the venue announced this week.

Tickets to the June 2 show go on sale today at 10 a.m. at the Palace Theatre Box Office and online at, according to a recent media release.

The Albany concert is one of 50 stops on Portugal. The Man's Spring 2017 tour.

“It has been a long time since we visited some of these markets & venues,” the band recently wrote on its website, “and we plan on having a good time, so get off your ass and get tickets today.”

The group, which describes itself as “groove – soul - grime,” released its last album, “Evil Friends,” in June 2013.

The Palace Theatre is located at 19 Clinton Ave in Albany. The historic music and entertainment venue announced major changes in July, revealing plans to add a new, smaller theater, according to The Associated Press.

Leaders of the Palace Performing Arts Center, the nonprofit entity that operates the city-owned Palace, announced a $65 million project that also would include expanding the original theater’s lobby and stage and adding a state-of-the-art video post-production facility.

The plan calls for the organization to take over ownership of the building it previously leased from the city.

The project will include building a new 600-seat theater adjacent to the 2,800-seat original theater, which opened in 1931.

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