Weekend Roundup

This is without a doubt the biggest musical weekend of the month, if not the entire summer. There are at least four festivals going on this weekend – and two of ’em are free. What more could you want?

Get out and dig some sizzlin’ sounds…

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance featuring James Keelaghan, Gadelle, Madcat & Kane, Tim Eriksen, more @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont (thru Sunday)
“All Love, All Woodstock Party” featuring Ronnie Spector, Laura Cantrell, more @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
James Cotton, Johnny Winter @ The Egg, Albany
Troy Night Out arts walk @ various locations, Troy (FREE)
Hair of the Dog, Frank Jaklitsch @ Captain JP Cruise, Troy
Rob Jonas @ Pine Hills Library, Albany (FREE)
Yarn @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Sean Rowe @ Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes
Maaze, My Pet Dragon @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Fairview Avenue @ the Jonesville Store, Clifton Park (FREE)
Black Mountain Symphony @ Jillian’s, Albany
The Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Aperitivo, Schenectady

Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Al Jarreau, Taj Mahal, Tomasz Stanko, Mario Abney, more @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs (also Sunday)
Art On Lark featuring Super 400, Matthew Carefully, We Are Jeneric, more @ Lark Street, Albany (FREE)
Beacon Riverfest featuring the Fleshtones, Tracy Bonham, Yarn @ Riverfront Park, Beacon (FREE)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey @ MASS MoCA, North Adams
Kitty Little, Scientific Maps @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Ida, Babe the Blue Ox, the Mommyheads, more @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock (12noon)
TOSH1, We Must Be, Starcade @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Fairview Avenue, Mark Baptiste, Courtney Blackwell @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam (FREE)
The Tins, Alta Mira @ Red Square, Albany
Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers @ Freedom Park, Scotia (FREE)
“Prairie Home Companion” featuring the Wailin’ Jennys, more @ Tanglewood, Lenox

The DownTown Ensemble @ the Brick Elephant, Valley Falls
Sandy McKnight CD release party @ American Glory, Hudson
Young @ Heart Chorus @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
moe., Martin Sexton, the Ryan Montbleau Band @ Mountain Park, Holyoke
The Lee Boys @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
Adrian Belew @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton

  1. Andrew Gregory says

    Lotta great stuff! What more could I want? Well, whatever Andrzej has to hit all those shows! 😉

  2. Greg says

    Oh, you mean that little battery-operated cloning machine that he keeps in his trunk?

  3. Kathy says

    Friday, June 25 – Also as part of Troy Night Out – “Holly and Evan” – acoustic blues – will be playing as part of Troy Night Out at The Daily Grind, 46 3rd Street in Troy at 8 pm.

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