FREE: Cook Park Concert Series in Colonie

June 12th, 2017, 10:00 am by Greg

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Photograph of Hey Jude’s Tom Raider by Ed Conway

The annual Tuesday Nights in the Park concert series returns to the Frank A. Leak Amphitheater in Colonie’s Cook Park this summer, beginning with the Pipe Kings on Tuesday (June 13).

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The free concerts are slated to take place at 6:30pm on Tuesdays through the end of August.

Here’s the complete schedule for the 2017 series in Cook Park:

Tuesday (June 13): The Pipe Kings (’60s/’70s/’80s)
June 20: Hey Jude… The Tribute (Beatles tribute band)
June 27: Skeeter Creek (contemporary country)
July 11: The Swing Docs (big band swing)
July 18: Triskele (Celtic)
July 25: Electric City Horns (rock, pop, swing)
August 1: Up All Night (recent hits)
August 8: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys (bluegrass)
August 15: The T.S. Ensemble (Sinatra to today)
August 22: The Rymanowski Brothers (Polish)
August 29: Hair of the Dog (Celtic folk-rock)

MORE OF TODAY’S NEW CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces Six New Concerts
POSTPONED: Lil Uzi Vert @ Upstate Concert Hall
The Egg Announces New Concert

MORE OF NIPPERTOWN’S UPCOMING FREE CONCERT EVENTS
DADFEST @ Washington Park, Albany, June 18
NEW YORK STATE’S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 4
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ Broadway, Schenectady, July 14
KIDS DAY @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 15
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 5
NEW YORK STATE FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 9
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17
*TUESDAYS
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack, 6pm, June 6-July 11
*WEDNESDAYS
MADE IN THE SHADE OF THE EGG @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany, 12noon, June 7-August 30
CAPITAL CONCERT SERIES @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5pm, June 28-July 26
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy, 5pm, June 7-August 9
JAZZ NIGHTS @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5:30pm, September 13 & 20
CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE @ Windsor Lake, North Adams, 6:30pm, June 7-August 30
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 21-August 23
*THURSDAYS
JAZZ ON JAY @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon, June 1-August 31
ALIVE AT FIVE @ Corning Preserve’s Jennings Landing, Albany, 5pm, June 8-August 3
BROWN’S SUMMER SESSIONS @ Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy, 5pm, June 1-July 13
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Remsen Square, Cohoes, 6:30pm, June 8-August 10
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, July 13-August 24
*FRIDAYS
MUSIC AT SUNSET @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson, 7pm, June 9-August 25
*SATURDAYS
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 24-August 26
*SUNDAYS
CAFFE LENA @ SPAC @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center Gazebo, Saratoga Springs, 12noon, July 9 & August 27
MUSIC HAVEN CONCERT SERIES @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady, 7pm, July 9-August 13
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 25-August 20