Free live music and beautiful art to browse – what could be better on a midweek fall afternoon? Get ready to break up the normal lunch routine with September in the City Art Fair, happening on Wednesdays throughout September in Tricentennial Park from 11:30am to 2pm.
Come on by to check out local art, live music, and more – we’ve got all the details right here.
All items for sale are original and handcrafted by local artists, so this is your chance to get special, one-of-a-kind pieces while supporting your community at the same time.
In addition to gorgeous works of art to check out, you can listen to fantastic live music as you walk around the park. Here’s the diverse lineup:
September 7th: Lost Radio Rounders
The Lost Radio Rounders invite you to go back to the early days of radio when families would gather around to listen to their favorite tunes. You can expect a variety of hillbilly, gospel, string band, and classic folk music from this group.
September 14th: Heard
Get ready for energetic and fresh sounds from Heard. This group is committed to perking up the crowd and getting you up and dancing! Heard draws their influences from places like West Africa and Brazil – it’s original world music with jazz roots.
September 21st: Darling Valley with special guest Angela Bove
You can look forward to folk ballads, quick rhythms, and creative lyrics from Darling Valley, who recently released their new album, Crooked Orchards. The band’s music has a blend of folk and indie-rock with authentic lyrics.
Angela Bove is a singer/songwriter/ukuleleist/guitarist from Schenectady whose music combines aspects of folk, pop, and jazz.
September 28th: The Coteries
The Coteries specialize in folk rock music influenced by the many places they visited when traveling across the country a couple of years ago. They’ve played hundreds of shows at everything from small farmers markets to major festivals.
Interested in selling your work at the fair? Applications for artists and crafters are still being accepted. Call 518.434.2032 for more information.
The September in the City Art Fair is sponsored by Albany Center Gallery and Exit 97.7.