Albany’s Alive at Five Announces First Concert

April 7th, 2015, 5:10 pm by Greg

The City of Albany’s free Alive at Five concert series returns to Jennings Landings (formerly known as Riverfront Park, remember?) again this summer, kicking things off with a real doozy of s show at 5pm on Thursday, June 11 – the eclectic jazz trio the Bad Plus joined by super saxman Joshua Redman. Opening the show will be the Local 518’s homegrown jazz-funk-hip-hop combo the Chronicles.

How’s that for a great way to kick off your summer of free concerts?

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As usual, in case of bad weather, the concert will be moved to the rain location at the Corning Preserve Boatlaunch underneath the I-787 overpass.

The full line-up of concerts for the Alive at Five series – which takes place at 5pm on Thursdays from June 11-August 8 – will be announced next month. But if the initial teaser announcement is any indication, it’s looking like a mighty fine summer of music…

6 thoughts on “Albany’s Alive at Five Announces First Concert”

  1. PaulD says:

    – eh…

  2. Bill says:

    Excellent, alive at 5 is back in the groove!

  3. Richard Brody says:

    What a great start for Alive at Five.

  4. Roger Noyes says:

    Now this is what I am talking about! This may be the first time in years that an Alive at 5 show is going on my calendar!

  5. Leo Purvis says:

    Very nice. ….after a couple three years of not so interesting offerings….there is hope again.

  6. Rudy says:

    Great. A truly worthwhile offering.

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