FREE: Albany’s Alive at Five Concert Series Announces First Shows

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With the Albany Tulip Festival in the rearview mirror for another year, the folks at the Albany Office of Cultural Affairs have turned their attention to the annual Alive at Five concert series, which is returning to Jennings Landing in the Corning Preserve again this summer.

The concerts will again take place at 5pm on Thursdays, beginning on June 7. And, of course, they’re FREE…

Here’s the info for the first three of eight Alive at Five concerts for the 2018 season:

GREAT WHITE
With Joe Mansman & the Midnight Revival Band
Thursday, June 7
Best known for their Grammy nominated Best Hard Rock Performance hit, “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” Great White has sold over 10 million albums worldwide, has six Top 100 Billboard hits, nine Top 200 Billboard albums and two platinum albums.

THIRD WORLD
Thursday, July 19
Celebrating 45 years, Third World is one of the longest-lived reggae bands of all time and one of Jamaica’s most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences, mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, rock and, later on, dancehall and rap.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND
Thursday, July 26
For nearly 19 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation.

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MORE OF GREATER NIPPERTOWN’S FREE SUMMER EVENTS
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy (5pm Wednesdays, 6/6-8/8/18
BLACK & LATINO GAY PRIDE CELEBRATION @ Washington Park, Albany (Saturday, June 9)
CAPITAL PRIDE FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany (Sunday, June 10)
HARBOR JAM @ Rivers Casino & Resort’s Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, Schenectady (6pm Saturdays, 6/23-8/11/18)
CONCERTS AT THE CROSSINGS @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville (6pm Thursdays, 7/5-8/30/18)
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF CONCERT SERIES @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (7pm Thursdays, 7/5-8/30/18)
SCHENECTADY SUMMERNIGHT @ State Street, Schenectady (Friday, July 13)

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