TOMORROW’S ALIVE AT FIVE CONCERT WITH STATE CHAMPS MOVED TO RAIN SITE

Albany, NY –Albany’s free Alive at Five concert series continues to celebrate its 33rd season tomorrow on June 9thDue to the threat of inclement weather, Alive at Five will take place at the Corning Preserve Boat Launch, at Water & Colonie Streets under the 787 overpass. For more detailed directions and a map, visit www.albanyevents.org.  The series is presented by Key Bank, with tomorrow’s concert presented by the Capital Pride Center and In Our Own Voices , featuring music from State Champs and Young Culture.  Nippertown is proud to be the media sponsor for the event. 

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The rain site affords concertgoers the ability to stay dry while still enjoying the terrific live performances. Headliner STATE CHAMPS started off in Albany-area bedrooms and basements in 2010, then quickly ascended as leaders of a new scene owing as much to early Fall Out Boy and Green Day as latter-day Warped Tour bands. In 2022, Kerrang! declared them “one of the most authentic and well-respected bands in pop-punk.” This concert finds them fresh off the release of their excellent new album, Kings of the Stone Age. Openers Young Culture, also locally-based, are a three-piece alternative rock band, and are back and ready for summer with their new feel-good EP, Godspeed. Don’t miss this great double bill.

Albany’s signature free concert series premiered in the summer of 1990 with a performance by legendary folk artist Richie Havens, and has since grown into a staple of summer in the Capital Region. This year’s season begins on June 9 and runs through August 4 (with no show on June 30), showcasing a diverse lineup of big names, up-and-coming acts and the region’s most talented original local artists. The concerts take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday nights.

$5 flat fee parking will be available at the Riverfront Parking Garage, located at 677 Broadway in Albany. For additional parking options, visit www.parkalbany.com.

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