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Real Good For Free: Lock 7-12 Canalfest, 8/8-9/09

Friday, August 7th, 2009

“Eight more miles on the Erie Canal…”

Yes, the Erie Canal is the stuff of legend and song, so when the canal and music come together, well, it’s a beautiful thing. And that’s exactly what’s happening this weekend with the Lock 7-12 Canalfest. It’s all happening at various locations around Nippertown. And it’s free!

The fest is a wonderful, family-friendly event that includes water ski shows, fireworks displays, hayrides, boatrides, skydiving demonstrations, arts and crafts exhibits and lots more.

Here’s the lowdown on the best music at Canalfest:

12noon: the Riverview Ramblers
1:30pm: Mike & Ruthy
3pm: Annie & the Hedonists
4:30pm: Pat Wictor
2pm: The Barefoot Boys
4pm: Med Rock
7pm: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet
7pm: Tommy V and the Works

12noon: The Mariaville Cattle Company
1:30pm: Blackcreek
3pm: Red Molly
4:30pm: Scott Ainslie
2PM: The Joey Thomas Big Band
7pm: Loose Cannon Live!


Real Good for Free: Canalfest @ Mabee Farm

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

As part of Canalfest, Locks 7-12, the historic Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction hosts two days of free music and other activities. The fest takes place between 12noon-5pm on Saturday and Sunday, August 8-9.

On Saturday, August 8, you can hear Pat Wictor, Mike & Ruthy, Scott Ainslie, the Riverview Ramblers and Annie & the Hedonists.

The Sunday line-up, meanwhile, features Red Molly, Black Creek and the Mariaville Cattle Company.

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Real Good for Free: :30 Live! @ Berkshire Fringe (Mon / Wed)
Real Good for Free: Lake Luzerne (Thursdays)
Real Good for Free: Dutchman’s Landing, Catskill (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: The Crossings in Colonie (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Rensselaer Riverfront Park (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Kids’ shows in Troy (Wednesdays at noon)
Real Good for Free: Valatie’s Glynn Square (Sundays)
Real Good for Free: Schaghticoke Town Hall Gazebo (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Brunswick Community Center (Tuesdays)
Real Good for Free: Thurman (Mondays)
Real Good for Free: Sharon Springs (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Rock-It in Schenectady (Fridays)
Real Good for Free: Bethlehem Public Library (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: East Greenbush Comm. Library (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Stony Creek Town Park (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: RiverLink Park, Amsterdam (Saturdays)
Real Good For Free: Halfmoon (Wednesdays)
Real Good For Free: Chestertown (Thursdays)
Real Good for Free: Bolton Landing (Tuesdays)
Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson (Fridays)
Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem (Saturday mornings)
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park (Sat. Aug. 29)
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown (Tuedays)
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park (Sunday afternoons)
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park (Sundays)
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library (Third Fridays)
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum (Fridays)
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy (Wednesdays)
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia (Various days)
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay (Thursdays at noon)
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: Lake George (Wednesdays)
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