Real Good for Free: Concerts in the Park, Athens

Ernie Williams
Ernie Williams

Down in Greene County, Riverfront Park in the Village of Athens is hosting a summer-long series of free Concerts in the Park. Albany’s Ambassador of the Blues Ernie Williams takes the stage tomorrow (Friday) evening.

The concerts take place at 7pm on Fridays.

Here’s the line-up of the summer of 2011:

Friday (June 24): The Ernie Williams Blues Band
July 1: Dennis Gruenling
July 15: The Junk Daddies
July 22: Mao Say Fun
July 29: David Malachowski & the Woodstock Allstars
August 5: The All Paul Show
August 12: Hallertau
August 19: Rockin’ Rick & the Preachers
August 26: E.B. Jeb
September 2: Big Swell


New York State Presenters Network’s Summer Symposium @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs (June 23-24)
Beacon Riverfest @ Riverfront Park, Beacon (Saturday, June 25)
Freedom Park, Scotia (7pm on various days)
Music in the Park @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack (6pm on Tuesdays)
Tuesday Nights in the Park @ Cook Park, Colonie (6:30pm on Tuesdays)
Rockin’ On the River @ the Hedley District Riverfront Parking Lot, River St., Troy (5pm on Wednesdays)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (12noon on Thursdays)
Alive at Five @ Corning Preserve’s Riverfront Park, Albany (5pm on Thursdays)
Concerts in the Park @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa (6pm on Thursdays)
Guilderland Performing Arts Center @ Tawasentha Park, Guilderland (7:30pm on Thursdays)
UpBeat on the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (7pm on Fridays)
Improv Records’ Free Fridays @ Shepard Park, Lake George (7pm on Fridays)
Music at Sunset @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson (7pm on Fridays)
Summer Sounds of Salem @ the Main Street Gazebo, Salem (11am on Saturdays)
Performing Arts at the Common @ the Clifton Park Common, Clifton Park (7pm on Sundays)
Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute Concert Series @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs (June 28-July 8)
Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George (Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18)

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