Nite Train

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Nite Train - Audio Samples!

Nite Train - Turn Me Loose
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Nite Train - Pride N Joy
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Nite Train - Shake, Rattle N Roll
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Nite Train - Brown Sugar
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"Five Star" Review!!:
These guys saved me. I wanted to do something
memorable for my daughter's Birthday. Nite
Train reached out to me and saved the day! In
less than 48 hrs, Nite Train booked (the event),
travelled to CT and rocked! It was excellent!
Courteous, professional and reasonable too...
Nite Train defies gravity!
- Robin R. (Plantsville, CT.)

"Five Star" Review!!:
This band is great! Very good music and they really
interact well with the crowd. I will ask them back for
my next party and highly recommend them to all if you
want great entertainment for your event!
- Ronnie B. (Manchester Center, VT.)

Nite Train Line-up

Nite Train adds Marcus Benoit (Keys/Sax/Vocals) back to the line-up!

Marcus's History with Nite Train goes WAY back...and he's a True Talent who is always welcome on the Nite Train bandstand! It's great to have Marcus join us when he can...and we are ELATED to announce that he WILL be in the line-up for ALTAMONT FAIR!!!

Nite Train adds Paul Quigley (Guitar/Vocals) back to the line-up!

Paul is a talented guitarist...and it's Great to have him onstage again with us at many recent and upcoming performances!!! Paul brings a Boatload of talent with him to Nite Train!!!

Nite Train is Elated to have Al Kash on Drums!!!

Al Kash is an astounding drummer who adds a LOT to the Nite Train's sound!! Come out and watch this interesting "stick-man" perform his craft!!! We feature him on several Drum Solos, too!!

Nite Train is excited to add Mike Kelley (keyboards/vocals) on various performances!

Mike Kelly (of The Sharks, Ernie Williams, and Blotto) joins the Nite Train for several performances! Nite Train sounds GREAT with Mike on keys and vocals! Join us to see how his talents step our sound up yet another notch!!

The Nite Train Band has been entertaining Capital District crowds since its’ inception in March of 2003.
The band has come a long way since its’ first show, with the most radical
upheaval occurring in 2006 when bassist/band-leader Ken Briggs..set out about
the task of turning the band into a Horn Band! The all-original CD, "Best Man", is particularly impressing critics:
"A Rollicking new collection of 10 original tunes that should have the dance floor hopping all night long...a howling horn section.
The proof is on the rip-snorting disc!” - Greg Haymes (Albany Times Union)

Buy this Album

Nite Train ASKED to perform at MARATHON BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL in Binghamton! More Info. At: ...(or just click on FESTIVAL link to the left.)

>Altamont Fair Management RECOMMENDS Nite Train to "Americas Got Talent" TV Show's Talent Scout!

Nite Train was Elated to hear that, when asked for Best "Up and Coming Talent", we were nominated by Altamont Fair Management as Most Promising to audition for America's Got Talent Television Show. We then submitted the video above! (Keep yer fingers crossed for us!)

Nite Train Had a BLAST when it performed on Sat., August 15th (8pm) at the Altamont Fair with the "High Voltage Horns"!!

We were Saturday Night Headliners at The Altamont Fair!! What a BLAST this was!! We're ELATED that Nite Train featured TWO Female Vocalists: Marla Briggs...=and= Ashley Petersen!! Performing with us instrument-wise featured: Al Kash(Drums), Marcus Benoit (Keyboards/Sax/vocals), Paul Quigley (Guitars/vocals), Ken Briggs (bass/vocals), and with "High Voltage Horns": Dave Fisk(Sax), Sam Ponder(Trumpet), and Travis Malone(Trombone)!!! We performed on the Reid Northrup Stage in "The Grove"!!!!

Members of Nite Train joined HomeBrewed (and J.R. Rubino) Onstage at the Times Union Center for "Turkey Tap" Craft Beer Festival!!!

John (J.R.) Rubino joined members of Nite Train on the MAIN stage at the Times Union Center as a part of the 2014 "Turkey Tap" Craft Beer Festival!!! What a BLAST!!

Nite Train Featured at CDPHP Corp. Challenge! (Makes Albany Times Union!)!

Nite Train appeared in a News Article for appearing LIVE on the Sidewalk in front of Lark Tavern in Albany on 5/15/14!!! horton EVENT! Click here for a Snippet of the Article! (See Video Clip from YouTube on this very web page!)

Nite Train Plays on WRPI Radio!

NNite Train was excited to join Steve Daub on WRPI Radio for his -Stormy Monday Blues- show (91.5 FM) on 4/14/14!!! A great time was had by all...and our fans told us it sounded AWEsome! (Be looking for Audio Clips RIGHT HERE soon!)

Ken Briggs with Lil Ed in Chicago!

June 8th, 2012 - Ken B. got to "hang out" with Lil Ed and his band! ("These guys are SO kewl!")

It was great meeting Lil Ed and his band! They are a GREAT band to see =Live=! ...and I got to meet with them all personally after their CD release party at Rosa's in Chicago.

Nite Train is all business when it pulls into the station! All aboard!!!

Nite Train lands gig as SAT NIGHT HEADLINERS for 2013 Altamont Fair!!! (...bringing back the "High Voltage Horns"!!!)

Techapalooza 2012!

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - Nite Train performed...and then hosted an Open Mic this year!

This was a great show to feature the band...and gain some new "technologist" friends who joined us on-stage for the Open Mic at the end!

Nite Train - Videos!

Motown n More - Marla Briggs sings "If You Ever Touch Me" (E.G. Kight) at The Linda as part of "Motown n More" show (Albany, NY!)

Nite Train at CDPHP Corporate Challenge - Performed "Junkyard Dog" on the sidewalk at Lark Tavern (Albany NY) for over 10,000 runners and walkers!!

Nite Train at CDPHP Corporate Challenge - Performed "Men Are From Mars" on the sidewalk at Lark Tavern (Albany NY) for over 10,000 runners and walkers!!

Marla Briggs (Nite Train) sings "If You Ever Touch Me" at the Palace Theatre!

Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown) joins Ken Briggs and Nite Train Onstage at SCCC!

Here's a Video SAMPLE of what Nite Train did @ Altamont Fair!

Nite Train with the High Voltage Horns LOVED playing the Altamont Fair! This was made even sweeter when Fair Management recommended the band UNPROMPTED as Best Act to Feature on America's Got Talent!!)

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