FREE FEST: The Final Stretch Music Fest in Saratoga This Weekend

September 2nd, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg

Monday (September 7) is Labor Day, which also marks the last day of racing of the 2015 season at the Saratoga Race Course, And as the meet rounds the bend and heads for home, Saratoga Springs will be celebrating the end of another great summer of horses with the annual Final Stretch Music Festival.

The free, two-day music festival will be held at five different outdoor locations throughout downtown with the music starting at 7pm on Saturday and Sunday evenings, bringing the 2015 Saratoga Springs racing meet to a close.

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Here’s the complete schedule of bands for the 2015 Final Stretch Music Fest:

SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 5)
Steve Candlen @ the Adirondack Trust Company (7-8pm; 8:15-9:30pm; 10-11pm)
Alan Darcy @ Ben and Jerry’s (7-8:30pm; 9:30-11pm)
The Erin Harkes Band on Caroline Street (7-7:45pm; 8-8:45pm; 9-9:45pm; 10-10:45pm)
Rich Ortiz on Division Street (7-8pm; 8:15-9:30pm; 10-11pm)
The Racing City Chorus @ Saratoga Tea & Honey Co. (7-7:45pm; 8-8:45pm; 9-9:45pm; 10-10:45pm)

SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 6)
The Hot Club of Saratoga @ Adirondack Trust Company (7-8pm; 8:15-9:30pm; 10-11pm)
Alan Darcy @ Ben and Jerry’s (7-8:30pm; 9:30-11pm)
Bolton, Nolan & Greene on Caroline Street (7-7:45pm; 8-8:45pm; 9-9:45pm; 10-10:45pm)
King’s English on Division Street (7-8pm; 8:15-9:30pm; 10-11pm)
The Racing City Chorus @ Saratoga Tea & Honey Co. (7-7:45pm; 8-8:45pm; 9-9:45pm; 10-10:45pm)

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Wall Street Jazz Festival @ Wall Street, Kingston, 9/5/15, FREE
The Capital District Scottish Games @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 9/5&6/15
Pearlpalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
The Plaza at 50 Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/16/15, FREE
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15
American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George, 9/26-27/15
Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy) and Massry Center for the Arts (Albany, 2/26&27/16