Now that the Altamont Fair has come and gone for another year, the folks at the Altamont Fairgrounds are gearing up for their next event – the inaugural New York Freedompalooza, which takes over the grounds on Saturday (August 24).
Gates open at 11am, and the fest is scheduled to run from 11:30am til 7pm on Saturday. The entertainment focus is on country music. Tickets are $35 in advance; $45 at the gate; children age 12 and under free.
Here’s the line-up of musical performers for the New York Freedompalooza:
The national recording artist scored Top 10 country hits with “Pickin’ Wildflowers,” “Every Time I Hear Your Name” and “I Still Miss You.”
The national recording artist who scored Top 10 country hits with “Stealing Cinderella” and “All I Ever Wanted,” comes to Altamont in support of his new album, Rough.
Popular veterans of the Local 518 country music scene.
THE BEADLE BROTHERS
Local 518 country music duo – featuring Matt and Bruce Beadle – performs in support of their latest album, To the Moon and Back.
TERRY LEE GOFFEE
Ohio-based Johnny Cash tribute artist.
J. Peter Yakel leads the Local 518 Americana roots-folkgrass band, who also serve as the host band for the annual Rhythm On the Ridge festival in Rotterdam.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2013:
Albany Latin Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 8/24/13 (FREE)
The Felice County Fair @ Opus 40, Saugerties, 8/31/13
Restoration Festival @ Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, 9/6&7/13
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
New Music Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ the Empire State Plaza, 9/14/13 (FREE)
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/20-22/13
Farm Aid @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 9/21/13 (SOLD OUT)
LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany, 9/21/13 (FREE)
PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/28/13 (FREE)