100,000 tulips can’t be wrong…
The 65th annual Tulip Festival takes over Albany’s Washington Park on Friday & Saturday, May 11 & 12, and Mayor Jerry Jennings announced the details today at City Hall, including the line-up of performers at the free fest.
Here’s the complete list of bands and performance times:
SATURDAY, MAY 11
1pm – Royal Teeth: Louisiana-based indie dance-popsters
2:30pm – The Features: Nashville-based indie rock quartet
4pm – Silversun Pickups: The LA alt-rockers roar into town in support of their latest album, Neck of the Woods. The band was most recently in town to play the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park in October.
1pm – Tor & the Fjords: Featuring indie-pop singer-songwriter Tor Loney.
2:15pm – Olivia Quillio: The barefoot uke-strumming folk-popster
3:30pm – Rick Rourke & Lost Wages: Roots rockers showcasing songs from their new CD, Three Sides to Every Story
4:45pm – Bryan Thomas: Simply the best singer-songwriter in this town.
1pm – Annie & the Hedonists: Led by Annie Rosen’s powerhouse vocals, the Hedonists cover a wildly eclectic mix of acoustic blues, vintage jazz, folk roots and more.
2:15pm – MaryLeigh & the Fauves: Crisp folk-rock and alt-pop from singer-songwriter-guitarist MaryLeigh Roohan and her all-star band
3:30pm – The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra: Featuring a who’s who of up-and-coming Local 518 jazz talent
4:45pm – Eastbound Jesus: One of the most exciting bands in town, EBJ fires up a high-energy blend of rock, bluegrass and country in support of their upcoming new album Northern Rock.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2013:
Rock n Roll Resort v3: Tiny Rager @ the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa, Kerhonkson, 4/12-14/13
MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/26-27/13
WILDWOODstock @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs, 4/28/13
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/6-9/13
Rhythm On the Ridge @ Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam, 6/8-9/13
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/13-15/13
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, 6/15-16/13
Solid Sound Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/21-23/13
Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/28-30/13
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ SPAC, Saratoga Springs, 6/29-30/13
CountryFest @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/13/13
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/18-21/13
Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/20/13
The Big Up @ Hemlock Hollow Farm, Clavarack, 8/8-10/13
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/20-22/13