FESTIVAL FEVER: This Weekend’s Festival Round-Up

June 17th, 2016, 2:00 pm by Greg
Corey Glover (photo by Rudy Lu)

Corey Glover headlines the free Illuminated Festival in Newburgh on Saturday

Photograph by Rudy Lu

Summer doesn’t officially roll around on the calendar until Monday, but the summer music festival season is already in high gear this weekend:

SAND LAKE SUMMERFEST
Butler Park, Averill Park
FREE
TODAY (FRIDAY): Whiskey Highway (7pm)
SATURDAY: The Blenders (5pm); Hair of the Dog (8pm)
SUNDAY: Averill Park High School Jazz Band (1pm); the Justin Hendricks Trio (2pm)

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CAROGA CARES ABOUT CANCER MUSIC FESTIVAL
DeVoe Park, Gloversville
TODAY (FRIDAY): Drury Creek (6pm); Karg Brothers (8pm); True Grit Outlaws (10pm)
SATURDAY: Robin O’Herin (1pm); Drury Creek (2:30pm); Annie & Jonny Rosen with Kevin Maul & Peggy Lecuyer (4pm); Grit N Whiskey (5:30pm); the Spirit of Johnny Cash (7pm); the Lustre Kings (10pm)

UPPER UNION STREET STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Union Street, Schenectady
FREE
SATURDAY: Lecco Morris Trio (10am); Long Bow Trio (10am); Amae (10am); Music by McIntosh (11:30am)

TROY RIVER FESTIVAL
River Street, Troy
FREE
SATURDAY: Steve Candlen (10:30am); Troy Samba (11:30am); Off the Record (12noon); Lost Radio Rounders (1pm); Jimi Graham & the Holy Trinity (1:30pm); Carl Daniels (3pm); Gang of Thieves (3:30pm)

NEWBURGH ILLUMINATED FESTIVAL
Broadway and Liberty streets, Newburgh
FREE
SATURDAY: Five stages and more than 40 bands, including Corey Glover, the Funk Junkies, Neil Alexander & Nail, Decora, Corey Dandridge & SALT, Hard Soul, the Warp/the Weft, the Grape & the Grain, Dust Bowl Faeries, more

DAD FEST
Washington Park, Albany
FREE
SUNDAY: The Bondville Boys (1:30pm); Bryan Thomas (3pm); Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools (4:30pm)