Festival Fever: Capital Area Indie Fest @ The Egg, 10/8/11

October 4th, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg
Erin Harkes

Erin Harkes

The second annual Capital Area Indie Fest takes over the Swyer Theatre at The Egg in Albany on Saturday evening (October 8), affording fans the opportunity to catch a number of Nippertown’s homegrown musical talents in a rare theater setting.

The fest is a benefit for The Egg and Columbia Arts Team, a not-for-profit whose mission is to showcase local performing artists and writers and bring the performing arts into area schools.

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Slated to perform at this year’s CAIF are soulful singer-songwriter Miche Fambro; Albany favorites the Erin Harkes Band and the Rob Skane 3; Athens pop-rockers White Noise Radio; Hudson’s Sandy McKnight Fiasco; Columbia County folk stylist Betsi Krisniski; Valatie’s modern rock band Civilian; Troy rockers Museum Guards and Sound Economy.

The show starts at 7pm on Saturday and tix are $15.

MORE FESTIVALS ON THE 2011 CALENDAR:

Funktoberfest @ Gelston Castle Estate, Mohawk, October 8
Hippiefest @ the Palace Theatre, Albany, October 13