Real Good for Free: Freedom Park, Scotia

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The summer concert schedule for Freedom Park (next to Jumpin’ Jack’s) in Scotia has been announced, and once again, it’s the biggest slate of free shows anywhere around Nippertown. Quite a variety of music, too, as well as production of the musical “Altar Boyz,” a puppet show for the kids, a dance performance and more. Showtime is 7pm except where noted.

Here’s the line-up of performances for the summer of 2011:

Wednesday, June 22: the Blisterz
Thursday, June 23: The Frank Capri Show
Saturday, June 25: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers
Sunday, June 26: The Music Company Orchestra
Wednesday, June 29: Flame

Friday, July 1 (8pm): The Best Bet Band (followed by fireworks)
Wednesday, July 6: The Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band
Thursday, July 7: The Scotia-Glenville Community Band
Saturday, July 9: The All Paul Show
Sunday, July 10: The Capital District Megaband
Wednesday, July 13: Sirsy
Saturday, July 16: Wylder
Sunday, July 17: The Brian Patneaude Quartet
Wednesday, July 20: The Audiostars
Thursday, July 21: The Scotia-Glenville Community Band
Saturday, July 23: Ernie Williams
Sunday, July 24: The Puppet People
Wednesday, July 27: Hair of the Dog
Saturday, July 30: Bill McGrath & the 3 of a Kind Band
Sunday, July 31: The Wister Quartet

Wednesday, August 3: The Joey Thomas Big Band
Thursday, August 4: Bopitude
Saturday, August 6: Emeralds of July
Sunday, August 7: Maria Zemantauski & Alegria (featuring Taina Asili)
Wednesday, August 10: The Refrigerators
Saturday, August 13: Skeeter Creek
Sunday, August 14: The Lustre Kings
Wednesday, August 17: Sensemaya
Thursday-Saturday, August 18-20: Our Own Productions’ “Altar Boyz”
Sunday, August 21: The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
Wednesday, August 24: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz Band
Saturday, August 27: The Route Fifty 5

MORE REAL GOOD FOR FREE SHOWS:
Jazz On Jay, Schenectady (12noon on Thursdays)

1 Comment
  1. Rubypet says

    this place should be jumpin this summer

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