FESTIVAL FEVER: This Weekend’s Festival Scene

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Mountain Jam
So many festivals crammed into one weekend...

Compiled by Greg Haymes
Photograph by Dan Hogan

TODAY (FRIDAY, JULY 13)

GREEN RIVER FESTIVAL @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield. Featuring Josh Ritter, Birds of Chicago, Amy Helm, Twisted Pine, Orquesta Akokan, Las Cafeteras, Orquesta El Macabeo. Through Sunday.

SCHENECTADY SUMMERNIGHT @ State & Jay streets, Schenectady. Featuring the Spin Doctors, Lucy, Bendt, Hudsons Crew, Shoebox Dojo, Kevin Carey, City Beat. FREE.

ROCK THE DOCK @ Lake George Steamboat Company, Lake George. Featuring Formula 5, Let’s Be Leonard, Strange Machines, Soule Monde.

WISHFEST @ Bridge Street, Amsterdam. Featuring Jocelyn & Chris Arndt, Vinny Michael, Flame. 5pm. FREE.

WEST FULTON PUPPET FESTIVAL @ Fulton Historical Society, West Fulton.

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SATURDAY (JULY 14)

GREEN RIVER FESTIVAL @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield. Featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead, Dr. Dog, Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Deer Tick, Lucy Dacus, Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Marco Benevento, Magna Carda, The Mammals, Yes Darling, Birds of Chicago, Bella’s Bartok, Jack Broadbent, Big Mean Sound Machine, The Revelers, Old Flame. Through Sunday.

SANKOFA: THE LEGACY @ Proctors, Schenectady. Featuring Super Jermaine, Taina Asili y Banda Rebelde, Hannibal Lokumbe, Lady Moon & The Eclipse, Young Paris, more.

TROY PIG OUT @ Riverfront Park, Troy. Featuring Tom McWatters, Victory Soul Orchestra, Patrick Sharrow, Vinny Michaels, Jeremy James & The Villaineers, Sly Fox & The Hustlers. FREE.

FRANCES DAY @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, more.

CANALFEST @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. FREE.

TASTE OF SAW @ Salem Art Works, Salem.

KIDS DAY @ Empire State Plaza, Albany.

WEST FULTON PUPPET FESTIVAL @ Fulton Historical Society, West Fulton.

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SUNDAY (JULY 15)

GREEN RIVER FESTIVAL @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield. Featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, I’m With Her, Robert Earl Keen, Chris Smither, Ana Tijoux, the James Hunter Six, the Ballroom Thieves, Chuck Prophet (with strings), Molly Tuttle, Jack Broadbent, the Brother Brothers, Trailer Park with Samirah Evans, Khalif Neville & Friends, Kate Lorenz & the Constellations.

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