Festival Fever: East Durham Irish Festival, 5/26-27/12
The fest features two stages and more than a dozen bands including Barley Juice, Searson, the Fenians, Hair of the Dog, Shilelagh Law, the Canny Brothers, Jameson’s Revenge, the Andy Cooney Band, the Kitty Kelly Band, Kilrush, Brothers Flynn, Driscoll & Smith, St. James Gate, the City of Albany Pipe Band and the Michael Farrell School of Irish Stepdancing.
The children’s area will feature music, storytelling and stepdance instruction and demonstrations.
The music starts at 11:15am on Saturday and at 10:15am on Sunday. Camping is free.
Daily tix are $12 in advance; $14 if purchased at the gate before 2pm; and $16 at the gate if purchased after 2pm. Children under 12 are free.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2012:
GottaGetGon @ Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, 5/25-27/12
StrangeCreek Campout @ Camp Kee-Wanee, Greenfield, 5/25-28/12
The Battenkill Runs Through It Beach & Music Festival @ Greenwich Town Beach, Greenwich, 5/26/12
Iroquois Cultural Festival @ Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, 5/26-27/12
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 5/31-6/1/12
Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany, 6/9/12, FREE
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/22-24/12
Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/30-7/1/12
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Scream It Like You Mean It @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/8/12
Shockwave Festival @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/20/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12