LIVE: Cracker @ Empire State Plaza, 8/12/15

September 14th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg


Photographs by Timothy Reidy

It was the annual New York State Food Festival on Albany’s Empire State Plaza, and to be sure there was a wide variety of food options for your dining or grazing pleasure.

But there was also plenty of music. Led by guitarists David Lowery and Johnny Hickman, veteran indie rockers Cracker were in the headlining slot, churning out tunes from their back catalog, as well as showcasing selections from their latest album, Berkeley to Bakersfield.

Also on hand to keep the music pumping with soul-rockers Gedeon Luke & the People and Local 518 blues-rockers Soul Sky, led by guitarslinger Mark Emanatian.

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