Festival Fever: The NYS Fourth of July Celebration @ the Empire State Plaza, 7/4/12

Although we’ve previously announced the entertainment that’s slated to take over the Empire State Plaza in Albany for the annual NYS Fourth of July Celebration, now we’ve got the schedule of performances.

Here’s how the day-long (2-10pm) celebration is slated to take place:

3pm: Naturalization Ceremony, presided over by Judge E. Michael Kavanagh
4:30pm: Airly Acrobatics
4:45pm: Nanny’s Double Dutch
5pm: Blue Machine
6pm: Airly Acrobatics
6:15pm: Nanny’s Double Dutch
6:30pm: The Back 40 Band
7:30pm: Airly Acrobatics
7:45pm: The National Anthem and Honor Guard Presentation
8:15pm: Tommy James & the Shondells
9:20pm: Fireworks

Other ongoing activities for the whole family will also be taking place throughout the Plaza beginning at 2pm.

Admission is free.


Beat Fest @ River Street Beat Shop, Troy, 7/7/12 FREE
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Scream It Like You Mean It @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/8/12
GE’s Kids Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 7/8/12, FREE
Shockwave Festival @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/20/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
McDonald’s African American Family Day @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/4/12, FREE
Empire State Plaza Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/15/12, FREE
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
Restoration Festival @ St. Joseph’s Church, Albany, 9/7-9/12
Local Legends Live @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/8/12, FREE
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12
Hannaford Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/22/12, FREE

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