FREE: Music On Main Street Concert Series in Canajoharie
The Music On Main Street concert series once again returns to Canajoharie this summer, taking place on the lawn of the NBT Bank on State Route 10. The series of a half-dozen concerts takes place at 7pm on Tuesdays except where noted.
In case of inclement weather, the show will go on indoors at the Arkell Performing Arts Center at the High School.
Here’s the complete schedule of bands for the 2015 season of free concerts:
Tuesday (July 7): Ameranouche
This award-winning trio is the premier Gypsy Jazz trio in the United States. The name is derived from two words: American and Manouche… the Gypsy tribe of Django Reinhardt.
July 14: Professor Louie & the Crowmatix
Hailing from Woodstock, Professor Louie’s ensemble is an American template that is timeless rock, country, blues and a few New Orleans influenced originals.
July 17 (Friday): Harold Ford: A Tribute to Johnny Cash
The Cash band, a standout team of professional musicians/vocalists, recreate Johnny’s timeless signature sound.
July 21: Storm Front
A Billy Joel tribute band named after Joel’s album Storm Front with vocalist Michael O’Brien at the helm of the Albany-based band.
July 28: The Easy Money Big Band
Founded in 2008, Steve Flavo’s Easy Money Big Band performs the music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and other swing era faves.
August 4: The Bill Jacobs Ensemble
The jazz band reaches out beyond mainstream jazz to incorporate such influences as reggae, mambo, salsa, pop and calypso music.
August 11: The Murali Coryell Band
Coryell is a triple threat contemporary blues artist who can sing, write and play guitar. As the son of guitar legend Larry Coryell, Murali grew up around the likes of Hendrix, Miles Davis and Santana.
MORE REAL GOOD FOR FREE EVENTS FOR 2015
Schenectady County SummerNight @ State Street, Schenectady (Friday, July 10 at 5pm)
Summer at the Plaza @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany (various days, various times)
Freedom Park Concert Series @ Freedom Park, Scotia (various days @ 7pm)
Inside/Out Performances @ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket (various days at 6:15pm)
Summer NYS Writers Institute Reading Series @ Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (various days at 8pm)
Rotterdam Summer Concert Series @ Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center Lawn, Rotterdam (Mondays at 7pm)
Schodack Town Park Concert Series @ Town Park, Schodack (Tuesdays at 6pm)
Summer Concert Series @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown (Tuesdays at 6pm)
Cook Park Concert Series @ Cook Park, Colonie, (Tuesdays at 6:30pm)
Brunswick Summer Concert Series @ Brunswick Family Center, Troy (Tuesdays at 6:30pm)
Music in the Park @ Town Park, Stony Creek (Tuesdays at 7pm)
Made in the Shade of The Egg @ Empire State Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays at 12noon)
Rockin’ On the River @ Green Island Bridge Parking Lot/Riverside Park, Troy (Wednesdays at 5pm)
Capital Concert Series @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays at 5pm)
Music in the Park @ North End Firehouse Lawn, Rensselaer (Wednesdays at 6pm)
Sharon Springs Summer Concert Series @ the Chalybeate Park Pavilion, Sharon Springs (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Evenings On the Green @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Summer Music Series @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush (Wednesdays at 7pm)
Lake George Arts Project’s Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series @ Shepard Park, Lake George (Wednesdays at 7:30pm)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (Thursday at 12noon)
Alive at Five @ Jennings Landing in the Corning Preserve, Albany (Thursdays at 5pm)
Concerts in the Park @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa (Thursdays at 6pm)
The Crossings Summer Concert Series @ the Crossings of Colonie, Colonie (Thursdays at 6:30pm)
Guilderland Performing Arts Center Concert Series @ Tawasentha Park, Guilderland (Thursdays at 7:30pm)
UpBeat On the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (Fridays at 7pm)
Music at Sunset Concert Series @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson (Fridays at 7pm)
Athens Summer Concert Series @ River Front Park, Athens (Fridays at 7pm)
Riverlink Summer Concert Series @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam (Saturdays at 7pm)
The Music Haven Concert Series @ the Music Haven in Central Park, Schenectady (Sundays at 7pm)