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Festival Fever: Local Legends Live at Empire State Plaza, 9/9/11

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned

Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned (photo by Jason Lehr)

We love the music of the homegrown Nippertown scene – and alliteration, too – but Local Legends Live? Seems a bit premature to call some of these bands “legends” – even “local legends” – but we’re still mighty excited to see all of ’em playing on the big stage at the Empire State Plaza for free… on a Friday, no less.

Yes, state workers on the plaza will have plenty of musical distractions during their work day on Friday (September 9), as nine Nippertown bands will take the stage one after another beginning at 12noon with John Scarpulla and rolling straight through til 9pm when the fab Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned wrap it all up.

Here’s the schedule of performances for Local Legends Live:


The Cock'N'Bull RestaurantCartoonist John CaldwellCaffe LenaHolly & EvanJim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysAdvertise on Nippertown!Hudson SoundsThe LindaArtist Charles HaymesAlbany PoetsLeave Regular Radio BehindBerkshire On StageMohawk Hudson Humane Society