The Almost Queen concert that was postponed on July 1 due to the weather has been re-scheduled for 5pm on Wednesday (August 5), causing some shuffling in the final concert dates for the rest of the month. All of the remaining four concerts will now be held at Riverfront Park in Troy, and admission is, of course, free.
Here’s the schedule for rest of the 2015 Rockin’ On the River concert season:
In addition, the fest will feature an expanded Kids’ Zone with interactive activities, including pony rides, face painting, arts and crafts, science experiments and bounce rides. There will be Scratch Academy, where kids can learn and hone the techniques practiced by hip-hop DJs. Live demonstrations include the Austin’s Barbershop Battle, spoken word and poetry slam with Urban Guerilla Theater, Triple Threat All-Stars Cheerleading and Dance; and Trinity Alliance Hoops Challenge. And Albany Center Gallery will host a satellite exhibit with 18 artists showcasing their work on black arts and culture plus live painting.
Here’s the complete schedule of musical performances for the 2015 Black Arts & Cultural Festival:
Low on dough? All tapped out? Wallet empty? No problem around Nippertown. Here’s a round-up of some fun things to do this weekend that won’t cost you a dime…
TODAY (FRIDAY, JULY 24)
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Hats Off to Saratoga, various locations, Saratoga Springs. Featuring the Legato Blues Band, Kings English, Erin Harkes, George Fletcher$ Foldin’ Money and the Racing City Chorus. 7pm. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Rosary Beard @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. The UpBeat On the Roof concert series continues with acoustic guitar instrumentals by Hunter Sagehorn and Matthew Loiacono. 7pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert schedule…
The Hats Off Music Festival will liven up Broadway and the rest of downtown Saratoga Springs on Friday and Saturday nights (July 24 & 25) to celebrate the opening weekend of the racing season. An array of Local 518 bands – ranging from blues to rock to a cappella – will be performing around town for free from 7-11pm both days.
Here’s a round-up of who’s playing where at the 2015 Hats Off Music Festival:
The Summer Concert Series combines great music with the beautiful natural backdrop of Windsor Lake, located at the intersection of Kemp and Bradley streets in North Adams. Pack a picnic, bring a chair or blanket, and let the sounds of the music and water carry you away on a warm summer night. The concerts take place at 6:30pm on Wednesdays through the remainder of the summer.
Concessions are available at the lake, but people are welcome to bring their own food. Parking is free, and swimming, fishing, kayaking and canoeing are allowed at the lake.
Here’s the complete upcoming schedule for the 2015 Summer Concert Series at Windsor Lake:
The folks at WEQX-FM have announced the line-up of bands slated to play at the sixth annual Pearlpalooza festival, which is slated to take place on North Pearl Street in Albany from 1-8pm on Saturday, September 12. (NOTE: That’s the same date as the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, which means that downtown Albany is gonna be jam-packed that afternoon).
For Pearlpalooza, North Pearl Street will be blocked off to traffic, and there will be a variety of food and beverage vendors in addition to the two stages hosting music throughout the day.