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10th Annual PearlPalooza - Pearl Street Music Festival

  • pearlpalooza event poster
  • large festival crowd on street
  • people attending an outdoor concert
  • musicians on stage
  • yoga on street
  • crowd of people with balloons
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Cost: FREE ADMISSION

SEFCU presents PearlPalooza, downtown Albany’s highly-anticipated, FREE, all-ages music festival, returning for its 10th year on September 14. Presented by SEFCU, in association with WEQX, The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID), and Sugar Productions, the event includes a diverse lineup of locally- and internationally-acclaimed musical acts, MVP Health Care's YogaPalooza mass yoga gathering, the PearlPalooza Cornhole Tournament, and high-quality local vendors - all just steps away from some of downtown Albany’s finest dining, retail, and entertainment establishments. Roughly 8-10,000 attendees are expected to join in the festivities.

Bands will alternate between the Remarkable Liquids Stage at N. Pearl Street & Sheridan Avenue and the O’Connell & Aronowitz Stage at N. Pearl & Pine Streets.

This year’s PearlPalooza features performances from:

  • Wild Belle - 6:00 PM on the Remarkable Liquids Stage
  • *repeat repeat - 5:00 PM on the O’Connell & Aronowitz Stage
  • The Moth & The Flame - 4:00 PM on the Remarkable Liquids Stage
  • Victory Soul Orchestra – 3:00 PM on the O’Connell & Aronowitz Stage
  • In The Valley Below – 2:00 PM on the Remarkable Liquids Stage
  • Hanzolo – 1:00 PM on the O’Connell & Aronowitz Stage

PearlPalooza also includes two popular community-oriented attractions:

MVP Health Care presents YogaPalooza – 11:00 AM at the Remarkable Liquids Stage

The Capital Region’s only street-wide yoga event returns for its third year to kick off the activities on Pearl Street in front of the Remarkable Liquids Stage at 11:00 AM. Instructors from local studio The Hot Yoga Spot will offer a free, one-hour, all-levels yoga class to attendees. Last year's event doubled the attendance of the inaugural YogaPalooza, with roughly 400 participants practicing yoga on Pearl Street. 

PearlPalooza Cornhole Tournament – 12:00 PM on N. Pearl Street

The second annual PearlPalooza Cornhole Tournament will see 18 teams competing for hundreds of dollars in prizes from WEQX, the Downtown Albany BID, Albany Distilling Company, and more.

$5 parking available at the Riverfront Garage (Broadway & Columbia Street), just two blocks away from the action!


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