FREE: East Greenbush Community Library’s Summer Music Series

June 28th, 2016, 10:00 am by Greg
Lost Radio Rounders (photo: Abby Beaudoin)

Lost Radio Rounders (photo: Abby Beaudoin)

The East Greenbush Community Library is once again presenting its annual free summer concert series, and as in years past, this one’s a little different than most of the library concert series around Greater Nippertown. It’s held indoors, rather than outdoors on the lawn, so seating is limited, and registration is recommended to insure admission.

The series kicks off on Wednesday (June 29) with the vintage Americana duo Lost Radio Rounders, and stretches from country to jazz over the course of the summer. All concerts take place at 7pm on Wednesdays.

Here the line-up of free concert for the East Greenbush Community Library’s 2016 Summer Music Series:

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LOST RADIO ROUNDERS
Wednesday (June 29), 7pm
Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck kick off the summer concert series with “Carl Sandburg’s American Songbag,” featuring such classics as “Shenandoah,” “Froggie Went a-Courting,” “John B. Sails” and “Turkey in the Straw.”

SONNY & PEARLY
Wednesday, July 6, 7pm
With “Brazilian Romance,” the piano-and-vocal duo – joined by bassist Bobby Kendall – captures the essence of the sultry romance and the mesmerizing rhythm of bossa nova to help get you in the mood for the Rio Olympics.

MARTY WENDELL & HIS TOUR BAND
Wednesday, July 13, 7pm
Marty Wendell has been a shining light in country and rockabilly music for decades. He and his Tour Band have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the country music business.

THE JAZZ CONNECTION
Wednesday, July 20, 7pm
This fine Local 518 band will provide a relaxing program of jazz standards, ballads and blues from the 1920’s to the present.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FREE EVENTS FOR 2016
VARIOUS DATES
RIVERLINK CONCERTS @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, various days from June 18-August 27
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, various days from June 22-August 27
NYS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 4
KIDS DAY @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 9
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ State & Jay streets, Schenectady, Friday, July 15
ART ON LARK @ Lark Street, Albany, July 16 UPDATE: postponed from June 5, this is the new date…
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 6
NYS FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 10
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18
MONDAYS
TOWN OF ROTTERDAM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ the Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center lawn, Rotterdam, 7pm Mondays from June 6-August 29
TUESDAYS
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack, 6pm Tuesdays from June 7-July 5
COOK PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Frank A. Leak Amphitheater for the Arts in Cook Park, Colonie, 6:30pm Tuesdays from June 14-August 30
SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK @ Brunswick Community Center lawn, Troy, 7pm Tuesdays from June 28-August 30
WEDNESDAYS
MADE IN THE SHADE OF THE EGG @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 12noon Wednesdays from June 1-August 31
CAPITAL CONCERT SERIES @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5pm Wednesdays from June 15-July 20
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy, 5pm Wednesdays from June 15-August 3
RENSSELAER FAMILY CONCERT SERIES @ the North End Firehouse, Rensselaer, 6pm Wednesdays from June 22-August 10
LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 7:30pm Wednesdays from July 6-August 31
THURSDAYS
JAZZ ON JAY @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon Thursdays from June 2-September 1
ALIVE AT FIVE @ Tricentennial Park, Albany, 5pm Thursdays from June 9-August 4
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Canal Square, Cohoes, 6pm Thursdays from June 9-30
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa, 6pm Thursdays from June 23-August 25
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Dutchman’s Landing, Catskill, 7pm Thursdays from June 23-September 1
JAMMIN’ AT GPAC @ Guilderland Performing Arts Center at Tawasentha Park, Guilderland, 7:30pm Thursdays from June 23-August 11
FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 4pm Fridays from June 24-September 2
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Canal Square, Cohoes, 6pm Thursdays from July 8-August 26
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm Fridays from July 1-August 26
ATHENS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Riverfront Park, Athens, 7pm Fridays from June 17-August 26
MUSIC AT SUNSET CONCERT SERIES @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson, 7pm Fridays from May 27-August 26
SUNDAYS
MUSIC HAVEN @ Central Park, Schenectady, 7pm Sundays from July 10-August 14