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As the chilly winds of late fall sweep through the region, Erin Harkes, a local comedian and musician, is set to bring warmth and laughter with her upcoming comedy show and new album release. The event, scheduled for Dec. 6 at Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs, promises to be a unique blend of humor and celebration.

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Erin promoting her 2 big upcoming events in the spa city!

Erin Harkes isn’t a Saratogian, but given the amount of time she’s spent performing in the Spa City, she might as well be. “Saratoga has been like a second home to me since 2001 when I started playing at Gaffney’s,” the Capital Regionite recently told me between bites of a bagel at Spot Coffee. “There was this unspoken—like, you know, ‘We're a family here.’ I was an outsider, and they welcomed me.”

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