Where: Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect Street Ballston Spa NY
Classic carnival fun is just around the bend in Saratoga County! The 173rd Saratoga County Fair is sure to be a hit with every member of your family. From July 22 -27, you can enjoy one of the country's oldest fairs, right in Ballston Spa.
Where: Proctors 432 State St. Schenectady, NY 12305
Drummer Michael Benedict leads the jazz group BOPITUDE and has released two albums to date. The music focuses on the Hard Bop era of jazz ranging from the mid 1950s through the late 60s. Rising star saxophonist, composer and bandleader Sharel Cassity is quickly making waves on the New York and international jazz scenes with her fiery and soulful style of playing.?
Where: Rustic Barn Pub 150 Speigletown Rd. Troy, NY 12182
In the summer of 2009 Rob Beaulieu, Dave Spadaro, Mike Cassels, Drew Costa, Jeff Prescott and Vinnie Amico got together and started a band. Each one of the members have played together at various times in other projects but to be able to all get together and play under one roof has proven to be a successful adventure. Teamed up with Jason Townley of Undertaper Productions behind the soundboard, the band has been able to maintain a fresh sound that will hopefully keep you wanting more.
The New York Funk Exchange is a 9 piece original funk/soul band hailing from Brooklyn, New York. The band's sound is a body shaking mix of old school funk, jazz, soul and R&B. The power and energy that the New York Funk Exchange puts forth during each live performance leaves audiences begging for more.
Don't miss the 15th Annual Blueberry Festival! This popular event will feature early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment, activities for children, animals, birds of prey, sheep-shearing, plus many unique and highly talented craft vendors and artisans.
Where: Dana Park, intersection of Delaware & Madison
Ramblin Jug Stompers' ramblin style nods to the great tradition of American string band music while winking directly at the classic jug bands of the 60s folk scene, including The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, The Even Dozen Jug Band, Dave Van Ronk, and The Lovin' Spoonful.
Where: PS21 - The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village
Cost:$10/$8 members, $25/$20 members for the series of three
Sheri Bauer Mayorga teaches and leads a series of three Community Sings exploring Rounds Traditional and Classic including the trickier rounds no one ever gets to sing by Mozart, Haydn, Bernstein, Schickele, and with good fortune, a few by Columbia County composers! Come and join a craze at the ground level. Not for sissies.
Join us for an evening of live music and frozen yogurt at 16 Handles in Glenmont! Our Stage 16 Summer Concert Series features a new artist every Tuesday from 7:00-9:00PM.
On the 15th, we welcome to the shop Amy & Rich!
Where: Green Island Bridge Parking lot, 251 River Street, Troy, New York
A band you don't want to miss! Upstate's very own Americana, Bluegrass and Northern Rock band, Eastbound Jesus from Greenwich, NY will rock the night away at Rockin' on the River Wednesday, July 30! Opener Blind Owl Band will perform before Eastbound Jesus takes the stage!
See Wild Adriatic and Grand Funk Railroad at Alive at Five. Attendees of Alive at Five can also sample an array of summer favorites such as ice-cold beer, fresh squeezed lemonade, cotton candy and delicious BBQ from some of the area's favorite local vendors. Join us in the fun and music of this wonderful series that is a signature event and a summer staple in the Capital City of Albany, New York. It's free!
Where: Rookies Sports Bar 1526 Van Vranken Ave, Schenectady, NY
Up All Night returns to Rookies Sports Bar for another amazing night of music starting at 9PM. Who knows what giveaway's will be tossed out to the crowd this time. You had to be at Rookies last time to understand.
Where: Omi International Arts Center, 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY 12075
Cost:Free and open to the public.
The 2014 Music Omi International Musicians Residency will conclude with a concert of collaborative new works created while in residence. Omi invites visitors to experience a unique concert of new global music, presented under a big tent by the Charles B. Benenson Visitor Center in the The Fields Sculpture Park. Enjoy an afternoon of unforgettable new music collaborations amidst over 80 works of contemporary sculpture on 120 acres of rolling farmland, wetlands and wooded areas.
Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents their annual "Spiritual Heritage." This free event is a celebration of how our unique religious backgrounds and cultures create our diverse congregation in Christ. Come enjoy live performances of piano, harp, poetry and dance. There will also be personal stories of conversion. We invite individuals from all faiths to come rejoice with us! This event will be held on August 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at 420 New Scotland Ave. in Albany. Please contact us at 518-542-5746 for further details. Refreshments will be served.
Moe Pie is a 4 piece blues rock powerhouse. The can play dance music transition in to a heartfelt tune that you can get close on. They play everything from John Lee Hooker to Tommy Castro and beyond. This is a show not to be missed
Senior Services of Albany, an organization dedicated to providing services to older citizens, is hosting their 29th annual picnic for older adults. SSA works to serve the elderly by assisting in various aspects of their life, including transportation, meals, as well as recreation. The picnic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3 between 11:30 and 2:30 and is located in the Park at Corning Preserve. The event can only accommodate 100 people, so it is important that you make your reservations by the Monday before the picnic. You can make your reservations by calling Westview Senior Center at 482-2120. The suggested contribution for a full day of food and fun is $4 per person.
K-5 readers and their families are invited to celebrate their reading accomplishments with Andy the Music Man. This drop-in program is made possible by a grant to the Southern Adirondack Library System from the Saratoga County Youth Bureau and the Office of Children and Family Services.
Perennial MASS MoCA favorite, Alloy Orchestra, returns with a signature live score to the 1924 classic He Who Gets Slapped, the tragic tale of a brilliant scientist who loses his research - and his wife - to a dishonest man and becomes a circus clown with a very peculiar act. The only thing more outrageous than leading man Lon Chaney is Alloy Orchestra's soulful, grinding soundtrack.
When: Today until Sun, Dec 28, 2014
| 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Where: Waterworks Pub
Saturday Nights at Waterworks Pub, The HOTTEST place to be with DANCING TILL 4AM!! DJ Shawn Gillie downstairs in The Pub & DJ Dave Barna taking your requests and mixing it up upstairs in The Club. The Newest Lights, The Best Sound, and the Hottest Bartenders in Town!!! Every Saturday at Waterworks Pub.
When: Today until Sat, Nov 29, 2014
| 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Where: Waterworks Pub
Every Friday Night at Waterworks Pub are HOT! At 11pm its Karaoke with Craiggers/Brent downstairs in The Pub AND DJ Dave Barna upstairs in The Club. PLUS don't miss The Diva Dolls Drag Show at 1:00am. THE DANCE FLOOR IS OPEN TILL 4am.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Uncle Marty's Adirondack Grill and Clam Bar
Great Food and Entertainment Planned All Summer Long! Uncle Marty has planned a great roster of local talent for your enjoyment all summer long. Southern Rensselaer County's only Concert Series is worth the drive every time. It offers great music, friendly atmosphere and kid-friendly entertainment. So, before you go home to start the mower, stop at the Adirondack Grill for a great summer event!!
When: Today until Thu, Sep 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: 2176 Broadway, Schenectady,NY
Local farmers produce, berries, plants, fresh eggs, grass fed meats, plants, Music every wk. Promotions, SNAP/EBT accepted. Our vendors for 2014 are: Barber Family Farm, Bella Terra Farm, Broadway Lunch (famous hot dogs), Buhrmaster Fruit and Produce, Napoli Bakery, Soulicious (soul food and barbeque) and There's No Place Like Home (baked Goods)
Do you ever wonder why we don't interact more as a people? Our conversations seem to be limited, quick, and often forced. All of us are here trying to figure out what life is all about, so why don't we acknowledge it?One proven way to connect with one another has always been art. Whether it be music, painting, or literature, human beings throughout time have managed to find common ground and understanding without saying a word. This idea has reached a larger scale with the internationally acclaimed "Play Me I'm Yours" and it has made its way to Albany!
When: Today until Thu, Aug 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Wiswall Park, downtown Ballston Spa, 39 Front Street
Enjoy your summer Thursday evenings at the Ballston Spa Free Concerts in the Park Series! Thursday evenings, starting June 26 - August 28, enjoy live music in Wiswall Park in downtown Ballston Spa from 6 -8 p.m.
Where: Dana Park, where Lark St and Madison Ave meet
The 5th Annual Dana Park Concert Series features performances by the region's finest acoustic artists. Series kicks off Monday, July 7, with the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra, an 11-piece brass band. Join us every Monday evening, all summer long. Rain site: Lionheart Pub.
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