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
- The Saratoga County Fair (PDF schedule) (through Sunday)
- Eclectic Method @ Jason’s Upstairs Bar in Hudson
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, MA
- 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, MA
- 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
- My Rifle @ Musica in Hudson.
- Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder headline the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival at Walsh Farm in Oak Hill (fest runs through Sunday)
- Carrie Haddad Gallery (Hudson) opening reception for “Afterglow,” handheld light photography by David Lebe, Robert Flynt, Gary Schneider and Warren Neidich, 6-8pm.
- Park Row Gallery (Chatham) opening reception for “Anima Mundi,” a two-person show featuring the paintings of Roberta Wilson and Joel Seaman, 4-6pm.
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
- Mark Eitzel @ Jason’s Upstairs Bar in Hudson