FREE: Canal Square Concerts in Cohoes

July 8th, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg
Peter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow to celebrate Medicare's 50th anniversary

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

The Canal Square Concert Series takes place in Cohoes’ Canal Square at 6:30pm on Fridays. Admission is free, and concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

In case of inclement weather, the concerts will be re-located to the Cohoes Music Hall.

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Here’s the complete schedule of Canal Square Concerts for 2015:

July 10: Rusty Old Guys
July 17: Georgie Wonders
July 24: The Back 40 Band
July 31: The Back Beat and the Rogues reunion
August 7: Harmony Rocks
August 14: The Switch Band
August 21: Three Quarter North
August 28: The Rymanowski Brothers
September 11: Al Bruno
September 18: Halfway to St. Patricks Day – Irish Night

In addition, legendary folksinger Peter Yarrow will headline a free outdoor concert at Canal Square as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of Medicare. Featuring a variety of speakers, musicians and vendors, the event is scheduled to run from 12noon-3pm on Thursday, July 30.

MORE REAL GOOD FOR FREE EVENTS FOR 2015
VARIOUS DAYS
Schenectady County SummerNight @ State Street, Schenectady (Friday, July 10 at 5pm)
Summer at the Plaza @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany (various days, various times)
Freedom Park Concert Series @ Freedom Park, Scotia (various days @ 7pm)
Inside/Out Performances @ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket (various days at 6:15pm)
Summer NYS Writers Institute Reading Series @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (various days at 8pm)
MONDAYS
Rotterdam Summer Concert Series @ Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center Lawn, Rotterdam (Mondays at 7pm)
TUESDAYS
Schodack Town Park Concert Series @ Town Park, Schodack (Tuesdays at 6pm)
Summer Concert Series @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown (Tuesdays at 6pm)
Cook Park Concert Series @ Cook Park, Colonie, (Tuesdays at 6:30pm)
Brunswick Summer Concert Series @ Brunswick Family Center, Troy (Tuesdays at 6:30pm)
Music On Main Street @ NBT Bank Lawn, Canajoharie (Tuesdays at 7pm)
Music in the Park @ Town Park, Stony Creek (Tuesdays at 7pm)
WEDNESDAYS
Made in the Shade of The Egg @ Empire State Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays at 12noon)
Rockin’ On the River @ Green Island Bridge Parking Lot/Riverside Park, Troy (Wednesdays at 5pm)
Capital Concert Series @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays at 5pm)
Music in the Park @ North End Firehouse Lawn, Rensselaer (Wednesdays at 6pm)
Sharon Springs Summer Concert Series @ the Chalybeate Park Pavilion, Sharon Springs (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Evenings On the Green @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Summer Music Series @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Lake George Arts Project’s Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series @ Shepard Park, Lake George (Wednesdays at 7:30pm)
THURSDAYS
Kids’ Summer Series @ Barker Park, Troy (Thursdays at 11am)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (Thursday at 12noon)
Alive at Five @ Jennings Landing in the Corning Preserve, Albany (Thursdays at 5pm)
Evenings On the Green @ Coeymans Landing Park Gazebo, Coeymans (Thursdays at 6pm)
Concerts in the Park @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa (Thursdays at 6pm)
The Crossings Summer Concert Series @ the Crossings of Colonie, Colonie (Thursdays at 6:30pm)
The Schaghticoke Summer Concert Series @ the Schaghticoke Town Hall Lawn, Melrose (Thursdays at 6:30pm)
Guilderland Performing Arts Center Concert Series @ Tawasentha Park, Guilderland (Thursdays at 7:30pm)
FRIDAYS
UpBeat On the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (Fridays at 7pm)
Music at Sunset Concert Series @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson (Fridays at 7pm)
Athens Summer Concert Series @ River Front Park, Athens (Fridays at 7pm)
SATURDAYS
Riverlink Summer Concert Series @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam (Saturdays at 7pm)
Poets in the Park @ Washington Park’s Robert Burns Statue, Albany (Saturdays at 7pm)
SUNDAYS
The Music Haven Concert Series @ the Music Haven in Central Park, Schenectady (Sundays at 7pm)