FREE: Jazz on Jay Concert Series Launches at Lunchtime on Thursday

(photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)
Colleen Pratt kicks off the Jazz on Jay concerts on Thursday

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Nothing says summer like a honkin’ saxophone on the street…

The annual Jazz on Jay concert series is back again for another summer of free lunchtime performances every Thursday. Concerts take place at 12noon on Schenectady’s Jay Street. The rain site for the shows is across the street at Proctors’ Robb Alley.

Here’s the complete Jazz on Jay concert series schedule for 2018:

Thursday (June 7): Colleen Pratt & Friends
June 14: Maria Zemantauski
June 21: Skip Parsons
June 28: The Peg Delaney Quartet

July 5: The Keith Pray Quartet
July 12: The Azzaam Hameed Quartet
July 19: The George Muscatello/Shiri Zorn Trio
July 26: The Brian Patneaude Quartet

August 2: The Art D’echo Trio featuring Josh Nelson
August 9: The Intentional Jazz Quartet
August 16: The Rob Aronstein Trio
August 23: The Ben O’Shea New Quintet
August 30: The Ragtime Windjammers

LIVE AT THE JAZZ BAR @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s Hall of Springs, Saratoga Springs (select Wednesdays & Friday, 6/6-8/17/18)
BLACK & LATINO GAY PRIDE CELEBRATION @ Washington Park, Albany (Saturday, June 9)
CAPITAL PRIDE FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany (Sunday, June 10)
NEW YORK STATE’S 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany (Wednesday, July 4)
MORE MUSIC AT MUSIC HAVEN @ Central Park, Schenectady (various days, 7/10-8/19/18)
SCHENECTADY SUMMERNIGHT @ State Street, Schenectady (Friday, July 13)
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack (6pm, 6/5-7/3/18)
LUNCHTIME AT THE PLAZA @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, (12noon, 6/6-8/29/18)
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy (5pm, 6/6-8/8/18)
CONCERTS AT THE LAKE @ Windsor Lake, North Adams (6:30pm, 6/6-8/29/18)
ALIVE AT FIVE @ Jennings Landing, Albany (5pm, 6/7-8/2/18)
CONCERTS AT THE CROSSINGS @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville (6pm, 7/5-8/30/18)
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Canal Square, Cohoes (6:30pm, 6/7-8/9/18)
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF CONCERT SERIES @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (7pm, 7/5-8/30/18)
HARBOR JAM @ Rivers Casino & Resort’s Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, Schenectady (6pm, 6/23-8/11/18)
MUSIC HAVEN @ Central Park, Schenectady (7pm, 7/8-8/12/18)

1 Comment
  1. steve nover says

    Colleen Pratt has some cool friends; Cliff Lyons (current sax w/ AWB), Peg Delaney, Ed Tourge and Mark Foster

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