FESTIVAL FEVER: This Weekend’s Festival Round-Up

June 9th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

The summer festival fever is bustin’ out all over. Here’s a round-up of the festival scene for this weekend:

TODAY (FRIDAY, JUNE 9)

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DISC JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown
10:30am
Featuring Dopapod, Holly Bowling, Kung Fu, The Motet, Aqueous, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Wobblesauce, Teddy Midnight, Congo Sanchez, Litz, more…

A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Hunter Mountain, Hunter
3pm
Featuring Jackson Michelson, RaeLynn, Maddie & Tae, Chris Young, Jason Aldean

SATURDAY (JUNE 10)

DISC JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown
10:30am
Featuring Turkuaz, Tauk, Consider the Source, Manic Focus, Electric Beethoven, Ghost-Note, Spiritual Rez, Break Science, Mister F, Wild Adriatic, Formula 5, more…

ART ON LARK
Lark Street, Albany
11am-6pm, FREE
Featuring Restless Streets, Another Michael, Apostrophe S, DJ Tall Ass Matt, A Deer A Horse, Hospital Corners, TOP nachos, County Mike

SAY IT LOUD! BLACK & LATINO GAY PRIDE CELEBRATION
Washington Park, Albany
12noon-5pm, FREE
Featuring Robin S, Lola Jane, Mimi Gonzalez, Taina Asili y Banda Rebelde

A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Hunter Mountain, Hunter
1:30pm
Featuring SmithField, Courtney Cole, Cody Johnson, Joe Nichols, Tyler Farr, Miranda Lambert

BIKES, BREWS & BBQ
Wood Park, Lake George
7pm
Featuring Molly Hatchet, Commander Cody & His Modern Day Airmen, the Mallett Brothers Band

SUNDAY (JUNE 11)

DISC JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown
10:30am
Featuring Pink Talking Fish, Gubbulidis, the Mallet Brothers Band, Treehouse, After Funk, Sophistafunk, Annie in the Water, more…

CAPITAL PRIDE FESTIVAL
Washington Park, Albany
12noon-5pm, FREE
Featuring Betty Who, Maxine Nightingale, Grand Central Station, the Pride Drag Revue, DJ Dave Barna, Shawn Gillie

CAFFE LENA @ SPAC
Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Gazebo Stage, Saratoga Springs
1pm, FREE
Featuring Ramblers Home, Fuzz & Carrie, Birds of Chicago

A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Hunter Mountain, Hunter
1:30pm
Featuring Brooke Eden, Steve Moakler, Maren Morris, Kip Moore, Sam Hunt

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING 2017 FESTIVALS:
MOUNTAIN JAM @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 16-18
CLEARWATER’S GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL @ Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, June 17 & 18
DADFEST @ Washington Park, Albany, June 18, FREE
SOLID SOUND @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, June 23-25
OLD SONGS FOLK FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, June 23-25
FREIHOFER’S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, June 24 & 25
NEW YORK STATE’S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 4, FREE
COUNTRYFEST 2017 @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, July 8
GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, July 13-16
KIDS DAY FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 15, FREE
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 5, FREE
NEW YORK STATE FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 9, FREE
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 15-17
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17, FREE