Festival Fever: Capital Pride Festival @ Washington Park, 6/14/14

Albany’s annual Capital Pride Festival returns to Washington Park again this year. The festival takes place on Saturday, June 14, immediately following the Capital Pride Parade which kicks off at 12noon. Admission is FREE.

Here’s the line-up of performers slated to take the stage for the 2014 Capital Pride Festival:

After 44 years of performing, Motown legend and Grammy Award-winning artist Thelma Houston continues to celebrate her long and outstanding career and shows no signs of slowing down! Shout Factory Records recently released Thelma Houston’s latest album, A Woman’s Touch, her 23rd CD, featuring her rich interpretations of many classic R&B and pop recordings, originally made famous by such male vocalists as Luther Vandross, Rev. Al Green, Sting and Marvin Gaye.

The Glamazons are a pop girl group best known for making it to the Top 8 on Season 2 of the hit TV show, “America’s Got Talent!” Formed in 2001, the Glamazons’ mission is to show the world that talent comes in all sizes. They are known for their high-energy live shows with tight vocal harmonies and precision choreography in which they perform everything from show tunes to hip-hop.

International dance music diva Sandy B is the six-octave voice of the No. 1 dance anthem “You Make the World Go Round” and “Ain’t No Need to Hide,” as well as “Nothingness,” “Feel Like Singing” and “Alone” with DJ Sal Dano.

Grand Central Station is the homegrown Capital Region band that has consistently delivered the hottest R&B, funk, pop and dance music throughout the Northeast. With over 30 years of experience at corporate events, galas, weddings and concerts, the high-energy, six-piece band is not only a group of accomplished musicians, but a group of friends that truly enjoy each and every performance playing music you know and love.


River Street Festival @ River Street, Troy, 6/14/14, FREE
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/27-29/14
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Festival, Saratoga Springs, 6/28&29/14
The Hudson Project @ Winston Farm Saugerties, 7/11-13/14
WGNA’s CountryFest 2014 @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/12/14
Bang On a Can Summer Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 7/16-8/2/14
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/17-20/14
Festival of Contemporary Music @ Tanglewood, Lenox, 7/17-21/14
Restoration Festival @ CAC Woodside, Troy, 8/15&16/14
Basilica Soundscape @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson, 9/12-13/14
Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 9/13-14/14, FREE
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/19-21/14

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