Real Good for Free: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival Line-up Announced

The City of Albany Special Events Office has announced the line-up for the annual Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, which is slated to take place from 12:30-8pm on Saturday, September 11.

Here’s the schedule:

12:30pm: Troika
1:45pm: Somi
3:15pm: The Ravi Coltrane Quartet
4:45pm: Ivan Neville’s DumpstaPhunk
6:15pm: The John Scofield Jazz Quartet featuring Michael Eckroth, Ben Street and Matt Wilson
7:30pm: fireworks

Admission to the festival is free.


Adirondack Homegrown Music Festival @ Shepard Park, Lake George 8/14/10
The Freedom Park Concert Series @ Freedom Park, Scotia (7pm various days)
Thurman Summer Concert Series @ Veterans’ Memorial Field, Athol (7pm Mondays)
8@8 Concert Series @ Hanna Park, Utica (8pm Mondays)
Music in the Park @ Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush (6pm Tuesdays)
Tuesday Nights in the Park @ Cook Park, Colonie (6:30pm Tuesdays)
Niskayuna Free Concert Series @ the Town Gazebo, Niskayuna (7pm Tuesdays)
Music in the Park @ Stony Creek Park, Stony Creek (7pm Tuesdays)
Music On Main Street @ NBT Bank, Canajoharie (7pm Tuesdays)
Altamont Free Library Concert Series @ Orsini Park, Altamont (7pm Tuesdays)
Brunswick Summer Concert Series @ Brunswick Community Center, Troy (7pm Tuesdays)
Bolton Summer Concerts in the Park @ Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing (7:15pm Tuesdays)
Rockin’ On the River @ River Street, Troy (5pm Wednesdays)
Halfmoon Summer Concert Series @ Town Hall Courtyard, Halfmoon (6pm Wednesdays)
Live On the Lake @ Burbank Park at Onata Lake, Pittsfield (6pm Wednesdays)
Sharon Springs Summer Concert Series @ Chalybeate Park, Sharon Springs (7pm Wednesdays)
Lake George Arts Project Summer Concerts @ Shepard Park, Lake George (7:30pm Wednesdays)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (12noon Thursdays)
Tiki Thursdays @ the Piggy Bank, Beacon (6pm Thursdays)
Concerts in the Park @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa (6pm Thursdays)
Schaghticoke Summer Eve Concerts @ the Schaghticoke Town Hall Gazebo, Melrose (6:30pm Thursdays)
Summer Concert Series @ the Town Common, South Hadley (6:30pm Thursdays)
Sunset Concert Series @ Dynamite Hill Recreation Area, Chestertown (7pm Thursdays)
Music in the Park @ Dutchman’s Landing Park, Catskill (7pm Thursdays)
At the Pavilion in the Park @ Lake Luzerne Pavilion Park, Lake Luzerne (7pm Thursdays)
Guilderland Performing Arts Center @ Tawasentha Park, Guilderland (7:30pm Thursdays)
Garage Bands in the Garage @ the Albany Public Library, Albany (6pm Fridays)
Canal Square Concert Series @ Canal Square, Cohoes (6:30pm Fridays)
Upbeat on the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (7pm Fridays)
Improv Records’ Free Fridays @ Shepard Park, Lake George (7pm Fridays)
Concerts in the Park @ Riverfront Park, Athens (7pm Fridays)
Music in the Park @ Smead Park, Hadley (7pm Fridays)
Summer Sounds of Salem @ Main Street Gazebo, Salem (11am Saturdays)
Powers Park Concert Series @ Powers Park, Troy (6pm Saturdays)
Hudson Harbor Fest @ Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, Hudson (6:30pm Saturdays)
The Riverlink Concerts @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam (7pm Saturdays)
Music in the Park @ Grafton Lakes State Park, Grafton (5:30pm Sundays)
Music at the Gazebo @ the Town Hall Gazebo, North Greenbush (6pm Sundays)
Music in the Park @ Butler Park, Averill Park (6pm Sundays)
Music Haven Stage @ Central Park, Schenectady (7pm Sundays)
Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George (Saturday-Sunday, September 18-19)

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3 Responses to “Real Good for Free: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival Line-up Announced”

  1. Michael Poulopoulos says:

    Woah… Scofield? Nice…

  2. LP says:

    Ravi, Ivan, Sco with Matt on Drums…..Very tasty

  3. Roger Noyes says:

    Yeah, SCO!

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