Real Good for FREE: Uncle Sam Jam @ Powers Park, 8/31/13

August 29th, 2013, 12:00 pm by Greg
The Tichy Boys

The Tichy Boys (photo by Ed Conway)

There are a whole lot of music festivals going on this weekend – from the Final Stretch Music Fest and the Saratoga Blues Celebration in Saratoga Springs to ScumFest II in Berne, from the Wall Street Jazz Festival in Kingston to the Felice County Fair in Saugerties – and now there’s yet another one to consider for your Labor Day Weekend plans…

The annual Uncle Sam Jam takes place in Powers Park in Troy on Saturday (August 31). It’s all-ages, and it’s free, too.

Here’s the schedule of bands for the 2013 Uncle Sam Jam:

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Real Good for Free: Uncle Sam Jam & Power in the Park Classic Car Show, 9/3/11

September 2nd, 2011, 10:00 am by Greg
Stuck On Stupid

Stuck On Stupid

Yup, it’s unofficially the last weekend of the summer, and there are a lot of festivals going on all around Nippertown – moe.down, the Tanglewood Jazz Festival, the Capital District Scottish Games.

But if your summer budget has been depleted and you’re looking for a FREE festival, well, just head over to Powers Park in Troy on Saturday.

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Real Good for Free: The Uncle Sam Jam @ Troy’s Riverfront Park, 8/28

August 24th, 2010, 9:59 am by Greg

Crank up those amps, and let’s rock!

The fifth annual Uncle Sam Jam takes place from 2-8pm on Saturday (August 28) at Riverfront Park in Troy.

Here’s the schedule of music:

2pm: The John Morse Band
4pm: The Chris Busone Band
6pm: Killer B featuring Frank Daley, Joe Mele, Tony Perrino & 13-year-old guitar phenom Jared Alpern

Admission is free.


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