Every Thursday in September, enjoy a free art show in DiNapoli Park! The mid-day September in the City series is a showcase for local art, music, and culture, featuring exhibits and work available for purchase. Read on to learn more about the fun-filled event, its amazing musical lineup, and how you can participate!
Art in the Park
From 11:30 AM to 2 PM every Thursday, September in the City will feature work from regional mixed media artists and crafters. Want to show your artwork? Applications for September in the City artists and crafters are still being accepted! Visit albanyevents.org/vendor_information or call 518.434.2032 to learn more.
Not only will guests get to view some amazing artwork, but a different musical act will perform each week! Read on to learn about the great groups playing this season.
The Live Music Lineup
- Honey Slider, September 6 | A folk/rock/blues trio, Honey Slider is comprised of Caity Gallagher on vocals and keys, Alec Lewis on vocals and guitar, and Will Kidder on bass. The band released their debut album Unearned Unhappiness in 2016, and their latest 7-song EP is set to be released this fall. Their most recent single, “Hard to Breathe” can be found on all music streaming sites.
- Julia Alsarraf, September 13 | Singer-songwriter Julia Alsarraf has performed with groups in the Capital Region (Joy Adler & the Souls of Evolution, My Survival Kit, Walking X-Ray) and in her hometown of Houston, Texas (Cari Q, Left to Write, Remnants of Polaris), often working across genres. Be sure to check for the release of her upcoming project, Paintbrush Charlie!
- Useless Duo, September 20 | Capital Region natives, Useless Duo (also known as Useless Cans) present a unique mix of jazz, folk, and traditional Russian tunes. Starting out in 2016, the group continues to combine “elements of music’s past along with a contemporary perspective,” performing for the American Roots Music Series, Caffe Lena, Cafe Live Concert Series in Long Lake, and Saranac Lake’s Party on the Patio.
- Girl Power, September 27 | Fronted by singer-songwriter Erin Powers, Girl Power has performed at Jitters Cafe, MochaBlend Cafe, Slow Jed’s Mud House, Flavour Cafe, Moon and River Cafe, Professor Javas, Caffe Lena, and the Troy Farmers Market, as well as “the occasional random street corner.”
The September in the City Art Fair is sponsored by Albany Center Gallery and Exit 97.7. For more information on the event, call 518-434-2032, visit albanyevents.org, or follow albanyNYevents on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.