Sonny Bonacio awarded ChangeMaker Award for 2016

The Capital Region Chamber announced last week that Sonny Bonacio, chair of UPH's Capital Campaign, was awarded the ChangeMarker Award for 2016.  Sonny Bonacio, President of Bonacio Construction, was honored as this year's ChangeMaker for his contributions in transforming the Capital Region through his vision, investment and leadership.

Beatles Tribute at UPH with Across the Pond

Universal Preservation Hall in Saratoga Springs presents ‘Here Comes The Sun: An Evening of Beatles Music and Dancing’ featuring tribute band ‘Across The Pond’ on Saturday March 12 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $20 and are available at the door and online at  The event is 21 and over with a cash bar.  Chris Cronin of Let’s Be Leonard opens the show.  Proceeds will benefit the UPH restoration effort.  

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UPH recipient of Richard W. Wilson Challenge Grant

UPH is happy to announce the acceptance of a challenge grant from the New York Landmarks Conservancy.  This grant was made possible by the Sacred Sites Program managed by the Landmarks Conservancy, which works to fund restoration projects throughout NYS of historic religious properties.

For more information, please contact Mary Beth McGarrahan, Operations Manager, at (518) 584-2627 or

UPH Unveils New Brand Identity

A New Identity for Universal Preservation Hall

Universal Preservation Hall (UPH) is excited to announce the unveiling of its new brand identity. The new logomark is symbolic of the recent developments taking place at UPH. “There’s been so much change going on at UPH,” remarked Teddy Foster, UPH Board President, “and we felt it was time to acknowledge and celebrate that change and to give the public a sense of just how much things are moving forward here.”  The new logo is a complement to the new UPH website, which was launched in May and celebrates the building's history while pointing the way forward with a full calendar of events and includes a photo gallery and more.

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Electric City Couture Fashion Show Highlights Regional Designers

Electric City Couture Fashion Show Highlights Regional Designers
April 26, 8:00 p.m. Fundraiser at Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

The Capital Region’s largest, original juried runway fashion extravaganza will be happening this April in the Spa City. Electric City Couture and Universal Preservation Hall are proud to present the “5th Annual Electric City Couture Fashion Show – Saratoga Edition,” featuring both established and up and coming regional fashion designers in a juried, pure runway experience.

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Saratoga Mayor Scott Johnson joins UPH Board


December 3, 2013 Saratoga Springs—Universal Preservation Hall announced the addition of Saratoga Springs Mayor Scott Johnson to its expanding Board of Directors. Mayor Johnson began his first of three terms as Mayor in January 2008, and earlier this year announced he would not seek re-election to a fourth term.

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