What to do? What to do?
Well, here are a few recommendations for ya:
THURSDAY, JULY 16
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill (also Friday-Sunday)
“True West” @ Williamstown Theater Festival, Williamstown, Mass. (thru Sunday, July 26)
Reel Big Fish with the English Beat @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra @ Alive at 5 at Riverfront Park, Albany (FREE)
Camp Bisco @ Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville (also Friday-Sunday)
FRIDAY, JULY 17
We Are Jeneric with Space Lounge @ the Albany Public Library, Albany (FREE)
Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women with Grainbelt @ Revolution Hall, Troy
The Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass. (also Saturday, July 18)
Eric Taylor @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Joy Askew with Sarah Fimm @ Alchemy, Woodstock
SATURDAY, JULY 18
The Rosendale Street Festival @ Main Street, Rosendale (FREE) (also Sunday, July 19)
The Hellions of Troy Roller Derby @ Frear Park, Troy
Bob Dylan with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel
Tony Furtado with Caravan of Thieves @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington, Mass.
Jonathan Russell with the Doc Scanlon Trio @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
The Troy Pig Out @ Riverfront Park, Troy (FREE) (also Sunday, July 19)
Amy G. @ Spielgeltent at Bard College’s Fisher Center, Annandale-on-Hudson
Wilco with Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band @ Dutchess Stadium, Wappingers Falls
Babe the Blue Ox @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.
Roswell Rudd’s Trombone Tribe @ Maverick Concerts, Woodstock
Opening reception for the summer season @ the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (FREE)
Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned with Ramblin Jug Stompers @ RiverLink Park, Amsterdam (FREE)
Eclectic Method with Disposable Rocket Band and DJ Mr. Chips @ Red Square, Albany
SUNDAY, JULY 19
The Pine Leaf Boys @ the Central Park Music Haven, Schenectady (FREE)
Iris Dement @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington, Mass.
Kate Taylor with Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Betty & the Baby Boomers, Bates & Barr @ The Linda, Albany