50 Bands Announced for MOVE Music Fest
Photograph by Brian Tromans
The three-day MOVE Music Festival is taking over downtown Albany once again this spring. The fourth annual MOVE Music Fest is scheduled to take place Friday-Sunday, April 24-26 at 11 showcase venues throughout Albany.
In addition to showcasing approximately 100 bands, the fest will also feature interactive
roundtable discussions, industry panels, and a keynote speech by Tony Shimkin, songwriter for Madonaa, Taylor Dayne, Wild Orchid and others.
Venues hosting MOVE Music Fest showcases include Justin’s, McGeary’s Pub, Blue 82, the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, the Lark Tavern, the Fuze Box, the Barrel Saloon, Stout, the City Beer Hall, the Parish Public House and the Pearl Street Pub.
Three-day, all-fest tickets are currently available for $20.
MOVE Music Festival organizers have announced the first 50 bands performing at the fest:
Dead Leaf Echo
Breakfast in Fur
Lara Hope & the Ark Tones
North & South Dakotas
The Warp/the Weft
Better by Morning
Carl Daniels & the Black Box
Nobody for President
The Late Shift
The Unknown Woodsmen
Joe Mansman & the Midnight Revival Band
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
CountryFest @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/11/15
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/16-19/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15