SPAC Announces New Music Festival

Willie Nelson (photo by Donna Fitzgerald)
Willie Nelson is headed back to SPAC

Photograph by Donna Fitzgerald

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center welcomes the Outlaw Music Festival at 2:30pm on Sunday, September 23, featuring headliners Willie Nelson & Family and Neil Young & Promise of the Real.

Rounding out the fest at SPAC will be Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Particle Kid with more to be announced at a later date.

Tickets for the fest go on sale to the general public at 12noon on Friday (April 6), priced from $45-$299.50.

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ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL @ The Linda, Albany, April 14
MOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL @ various locations, Albany, April 28
ALBANY TULIP FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany, May 12 & 13, FREE
518 SONGFEST @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany, May 18
DISC JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Gardner’s Farm, Stephentown, June 7-10
A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 8-10
CAPITAL PRIDE FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany, June 10, FREE
MOUNTAIN JAM @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 15-17
CLEARWATER’S GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL @ Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, June 16 & 17
OLD SONGS FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, June 22-24
FREIHOFER’S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, June 23 & 24
COUNTRYFEST @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, July 7
GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, July 19-22
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 14-16

  1. Oswegomatt says

    Any ideas the latest that SPAC has ever hosted a show?

  2. Greg says

    The latest in the calendar year? Not sure, but it might be Farm Aid on September 21, 2013 – which also featured Willie Nelson and Neil Young…

  3. Mike says

    Wouldn’t be surprised if it is a year-round outdoor in a few decades.

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