Real Good for Free: Fridays at the Lake @ Shepard Park

Max Creek
Friday, June 15: Max Creek

The annual Fridays at the Lake concert series in Lake George is back again this summer, and they’ve upped the ante by not only spotlighting some of the Local 518’s finest homegrown bands, but also by featuring a number of high-profile regional bands.

Kicking off the 10-show series of family-friendly concerts will be veteran jam band Max Creek, who are slated to take take the stage in Lake George’s Shepard Park at 7pm on Friday (June 15).

The third annual concert series will take place in Shepard Park at 7pm on Fridays throughout the summer months. Admission is free. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome; alcohol and tobacco are not. The nearby Shepards Cove nightclub will serve as the rain site for the performances.

Here’s the Fridays at the Lake concert schedule for 2012:

Friday (June 15): Max Creek
June 29: Jeff Bujak
July 6: Sirsy
July 20: Jim Weider’s Project Percolator
July 27: Twiddle
August 3: The Rev Tor Band
August 10: Wild Adriatic. With Closer Still
August 24: Blues Night (bands TBA)
August 31: The Stone Revival Band
September 7: Finale Party featuring Capital Zen


River Street Festival @ River Street, Troy, Saturday (June 16)
Music in the Park @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack (Tuesdays from June 5 thru July 10)
Cook Park Concert Series @ Cook Park, Colonie (Tuesdays thru August 28)
Rockin’ On the River @ Green Island Bridge parking lot, Troy (Wednesdays from June 20 thru August 29)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (Thursdays thru August 30)
Alive at Five @ Riverfront Park, Albany (Thursdays from June 7-August 9)
Backlot Music Festival @ Waterford Public Library, Waterford (Thursdays from June 28-July 26)
Guilderland Performing Arts Center @ Tawasentha Park, Guilderland (Thursdays thru August 23)
Music at Sunset @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson (Fridays thru August 31)
Upbeat On the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (Fridays thru August 31)
The Summer Sounds of Salem @ the Train Depot Green, Salem, (Saturdays thru September 1)
Fabulous Fourth Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Wednesday, July 4
GE’s Kids Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Sunday, July 8
McDonald’s African American Family Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Saturday, August 4
Empire State Plaza Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Wednesday, August 15
Local Legends Live @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Saturday, September 8
Hannaford Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, Saturday, September 22
Powers Park Concert Series @ Powers Park, Troy (Saturdays in July and August)
Skidmore Jazz Institute Concert Series @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs (June 26-July 6)

1 Comment
  1. Jam Head says

    superb..Lk George here I come

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