Capital Concert Series Featuring Spin Doctors and Cracker

Capital Concert Series Featuring Spin Doctors and Cracker

The Capital Concert Series presented by Miller Lite is back, bringing an exciting lineup of rock music to Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. On July 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., attendees can enjoy a free concert featuring the iconic bands Spin Doctors and Cracker.

Spin Doctors, known for their chart-topping hits from the early 1990s, including “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong,” are sure to energize the crowd with their catchy tunes. With over 10 million album sales and a strong presence on the radio, Spin Doctors continue to captivate audiences after three decades in the music industry.

Joining them on stage is Cracker, a band that has defied genre categorization throughout their career. With a mix of alt-rock, Americana, and insurgent-country, Cracker has built a loyal fan base with their timeless songs like “Low” and “Euro-Trash Girl.”

Bites Camera Action: Free Outdoor Movies in Downtown Albany

Bites Camera Action: Free Outdoor Movies in Downtown Albany

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) is thrilled to announce the return of the Bites Camera Action free outdoor movie series. Taking place on the lawn at the H. Carl McCall State University of New York Administration Building.

Movie enthusiasts and families are invited to bring their chairs and blankets to the Central Social District in downtown Albany for a memorable evening under the stars. Seating for the events will open at 7:30 PM, with the screenings starting at dusk, around 8:30 PM.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming movie on July 7: The Iron Giant (1999). This animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable follows the story of a giant alien robot that crash-lands in a small town in 1957. A local boy, Hogarth, forms an unlikely friendship with the robot and must defend it against a determined government agent

Free Outdoor Concert at Albany Institute of History & Art

Free Outdoor Concert at Albany Institute of History & Art

The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host an exciting event this Thursday, June 29th, as they present a free outdoor concert on their museum lawn. The concert, featuring the talented Jon Leroy Duo, promises to be a delightful evening filled with live music and artistic ambiance.

From 5 pm to 7 pm, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the soulful melodies and captivating tunes performed by the Jon Leroy Duo. With a picturesque setting and a relaxed atmosphere, the museum lawn is the perfect backdrop for this summer concert.

In addition to the musical entertainment, visitors will also have the chance to explore the museum’s galleries, as free access will be provided during the event. It’s a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich history and diverse art collection of the Albany Institute.

To enhance the experience, a cash bar will be available, offering light fare and refreshments for attendees to enjoy. It’s an ideal opportunity to relax, savor the music, and connect with fellow art and music enthusiasts.

The concert is co-sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund and arranged by the Albany Musicians’ Association (AFM Local 14) of the American Federation of Musicians. Their support ensures the highest quality of musical performance for all attendees.

Free Event: Rockin’ On The River

Free Event: Rockin' On The River

Join the excitement at Riverfront Park, situated along the picturesque banks of the Hudson River, for an unforgettable music experience. Rockin’ On The River brings together the community and local vendors to celebrate the power of music and togetherness. Thanks to the support of Highmark Blue Shield Northeastern New York, this year’s concert series promises to be a resounding success.

Featuring an incredible lineup of talented musicians, Rockin’ On The River will showcase a variety of genres and captivating performances. Mark your calendars for the following dates:

  • Wednesday, June 28: Neon Ave with Kristian Montgomery & the Winterkill Band
  • Wednesday, July 12: Legacy with Sirsy
  • Wednesday, July 26: Conehead Buddha with Josh & Tracy
  • Wednesday, August 9: Skeeter Creek with Nick & Liam

Each concert will take place from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, offering a perfect opportunity to enjoy an outdoor music experience. Come and support local vendors while immersing yourself in the infectious energy of live performances. Let the music of Rockin’ On The River create lasting memories in Troy, NY.

Free Event: Movies Under the Stars! – Minions: Rise of Gru

Free Event: Movies Under the Stars! - Minions: Rise of Gru

Albany’s Sage College is hosting this incredible free event every Friday from May 12 to June 30. Start your evening with family activities and music starting at 7:30 pm, followed by the featured movie at 8:00 pm.

This week, on June 23, catch the hilarious adventure of “Minions: Rise of Gru.” Don’t forget to bring your blankets or lawn chairs and arrive early to secure the perfect spot! Movies Under the Stars is made possible through the collaboration of various community partners and sponsors, including Christ’s Church Albany, Albany City Schools, and many more.

Adress: Sage College Albany, 140 New Scotland Ave Albany, NY 12208