Real Good for Free: Freedom Park, Scotia

The summer concert schedule for Freedom Park (next to Jumpin’ Jack’s) in Scotia has been announced, and once again, it’s the biggest slate of free shows anywhere around Nippertown. Quite a variety of music, too, as well as production of the musical “Altar Boyz,” a puppet show for the kids, a dance performance and more. Showtime is 7pm except where noted.

Here’s the line-up of performances for the summer of 2011:

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Wednesday, June 22: the Blisterz
Thursday, June 23: The Frank Capri Show
Saturday, June 25: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers
Sunday, June 26: The Music Company Orchestra
Wednesday, June 29: Flame

Friday, July 1 (8pm): The Best Bet Band (followed by fireworks)
Wednesday, July 6: The Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band
Thursday, July 7: The Scotia-Glenville Community Band
Saturday, July 9: The All Paul Show
Sunday, July 10: The Capital District Megaband
Wednesday, July 13: Sirsy
Saturday, July 16: Wylder
Sunday, July 17: The Brian Patneaude Quartet
Wednesday, July 20: The Audiostars
Thursday, July 21: The Scotia-Glenville Community Band
Saturday, July 23: Ernie Williams
Sunday, July 24: The Puppet People
Wednesday, July 27: Hair of the Dog
Saturday, July 30: Bill McGrath & the 3 of a Kind Band
Sunday, July 31: The Wister Quartet

Wednesday, August 3: The Joey Thomas Big Band
Thursday, August 4: Bopitude
Saturday, August 6: Emeralds of July
Sunday, August 7: Maria Zemantauski & Alegria (featuring Taina Asili)
Wednesday, August 10: The Refrigerators
Saturday, August 13: Skeeter Creek
Sunday, August 14: The Lustre Kings
Wednesday, August 17: Sensemaya
Thursday-Saturday, August 18-20: Our Own Productions’ “Altar Boyz”
Sunday, August 21: The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
Wednesday, August 24: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz Band
Saturday, August 27: The Route Fifty 5

Jazz On Jay, Schenectady (12noon on Thursdays)

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One Response to “Real Good for Free: Freedom Park, Scotia”

  1. Rubypet says:

    this place should be jumpin this summer

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