50 Bands Announced for Albany’s MOVE Music Festival

The newly expanded MOVE Music Festival returns to a variety of 10 Albany venues over the course of three days, April 25-27. The fest – now in its third year – had previously been a single-day event.

In addition to 100 bands offering showcase performances, the fest also features music industry panels. The keynote speaker will be David Novik, formerly of the Decca Label Group, RCA and Sony Music and currently of the music industry consulting business David Novick Enterprises. Other speakers scheduled for the fest include Chronogram‘s Peter Aaron, Modern English’s Ted Mason, Steve Theo, David Bourgeois, Calvin Rosekrans, Bob Tulipan, Allie Crystal, Josh Harris, Dawn Kamerling and Tommy Merrill.

Festival organizers have announced 50 bands – approximately half of the total line-up – who will be performing at the fest’s showcase events:

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Magic Man
Black Taxi
King Django
Trapped in Static
The Big Takeover
Shinobi Ninja
Margo Macero
The Show
Bong Hits for Jesus
Stellar Young
Predator Dub Assassins
Dead Leaf Echo
Party Boat
Fiction for Bandits
Jocelyn Arndt
The Racer
Lost in Society
Scary Americans
Bridgette Guerrette
The Warp/The Weft
Digital Dharma
Parker Ainsworth
Twin Berlin
John Scarpulla
Psymon Spine
The Quick and the Dead
Deadpan Smile
Rachel Ann Weiss
Erin Harkes Band
Black Mountain Symphony
Bear Grass
Beaked Whale
Black Eskimo
Faith Ziegler
The Slaughterhouse Chorus
Linear North
Carl Daniels
Brian Lapoint
Myron James

10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival @ various location, Pittsfield, 2/13-23/14
The Flurry Festival @ various locations, Saratoga Springs, 2/14-16/14
MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/25-27/14
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/5-8/14
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Festival, Saratoga Springs, 6/28&29/14

2 Responses to “50 Bands Announced for Albany’s MOVE Music Festival”

  1. Eric Johnson says:

    Hi, I’m looking for some information on how to get my new band Suitable Groove involved in some of the Music Fests that i see you have posted on the nipper town web site. Thank you for your time and any help would be greatly appreciated, I have listed some links below.
    Thanks again, Eric / Suitable Groove


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