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The Five Best Concerts of the Summer

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

OK, here are the rules for Five Best Concerts of the Summer. There are no rules for Five Best Concerts of the Summer.

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Here’s our list:

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Real Good for Free: Sand Lake Summer Fest

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Sponsored by the Sand Lake Kiwanis, the annual free Summer Fest bash will take place in Butler Park in Averill Park from Friday, July 10 thru Sunday, July 12. There will be plenty of food, rides, races, children’s activities, fireworks, and yes, some music, too. Showtime is 7:30pm:

Friday, July 10: Red Haired Strangers
Saturday, July 11: Aged in the Hills

Previously:
Real Good For Free: Chestertown
Real Good for Free: Bolton Landing
Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson

Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: Chestertown

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Up in Chestertown – hey, I used to live there – the free Sunset Concert Series is gearing up for another summer at the Dynamite Hill Recreation Area.

Concerts will take place at 7pm on Thursdays:

July 16: The Zucchini Brothers

July 23: Aged in the Hills

July 30: MotherJudge

August 6: Deja Blue

August 13: Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys

August 20: Maria Zemantauski

Previously:
Real Good for Free: Bolton Landing
Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson
Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: Bolton Landing

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Up in the North Country, Bolton Landing is hosting a free summer-long concert series at Rogers Memorial Park. Shows take place at 7:15pm on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, July 4, 5pm: Atlantic Crossing

July 7: The Ernie Williams Band

July 14: Sonny & Perley

July 21: The Stony Creek Band

July 28: Matt Finley & Rio Jazz

August 4: Chain Lightning

August 11: Now Playing

August 18: Bobby Dick & the Sundowners

Previously:
Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson
Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

The Greenport Park in Hudson is once again hosting the Music at Sunset free concert series. All shows take place at 7pm on Fridays unless otherwise noted.

Here’s the schedule:

June 19: Paul Slusar
June 26: King of the Forest
July 3: Hearts on Fire
July 10, 6pm: The Rymanowski Brothers Polka Band
July 17: Thunder Ridge
July 24: Olde News
July 31, 6pm: The Boothill Band
August 7: Johnny Cassera and the Route 66 Band
August 14: The Long Neck Band
August 21, 6pm: The Rymanowski Brothers Polka Band
August 28, 6pm: Thunder Ridge

Previously:
Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Free music knows no boundaries regarding day or time, as the Summer Sounds of Salem concert series definitely proves. The weekly summer-long free concert series takes place at the Salem Gazebo on Main Street every Saturday at 11am.

That’s right – in the morning.

Here’s the slate of Salem’s free summer sounds:

June 20: The Rachel Cuite Trio
June 27: Rich Wirsing
July 4: Bluegrassic Park
July 11: Johnny Hancock
July 18: Al and Kathy Bain
July 25: Dirty Old Songs
August 1: Matt McCabe
August 8: Woodchucks’ Revenge
August 15: Ramblin Jug Stompers
August 22: Zuela
August 29: Moe Harrington and the White Chapel Band

Previously:

Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: AHMF @ Lake George

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

The Lake George Arts Project’s great Wednesday night concerts aren’t the only free shows at Shepard Park this summer.

Local music fans are going to revel in the third Adirondack Homegrown Music Festival, which takes over the park beginning at 11am on Sunday, July 12. It promises to be quite the musical smorgasbord featuring a dozen acts over the course of the ten-hour day.

The musicians have also banded together for a good cause. Compilation CDs will be sold throughout the fest, with all proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House of Albany.

Here’s the line-up of bands donating their time and talent:

11am: Dreaded Wheat

11:40am: Travis Gray

12:20pm: Capital Order

1:15pm: Pitchfork Militia

2:10pm: Sauce

3pm: Phil Camp

3:40pm: Three Dimensional Figures

4:25pm: Flakjacket

5:05pm: Curse the Mariner

5:50pm: Chain Lightning

6:45pm: Capital Zen

7:55pm: Day in the Life

Previously:
Real Good For Free: The Clark @ Williamstown
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Scnenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Yes, even swanky, high-class places like the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. like to get down and get funky every once in a while.

Stretching from bluegrass (the Doerfels) to reggae (the Equalites), the free four-concert series takes place on the Clark’s lawn, so bring along a blanket, picnic or lawn chair.

The performances start at 6pm on Tuesdays in July. Here’s the rundown:

July 7: The Doerfels

July 14: Annie and the Hedonists

July 21: The Equalites

July 28: The Primate Fiasco

Previously:
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz
Real Good For Free: Scnenectady Central Park
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie
Real Good For Free: Lake George
Real Good For Free: Schodack
Real Good For Free: Art on Lark
Real Good For Free: River Street Festival
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie
Real Good For Free: Guilderland
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5
Real Good For Free: Powers Park

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