30, Blue Mountain Lake, 352-7311.
Oct. 13: A Paradise for Boys and Girls: Children’s Camps
in the Adirondacks; Summering in the Adirondacks;
Places of the Spirit: Sacred Sites of the Adirondacks.
Library, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, 462-4775.
Aug. 29: Ruth Leonard: Paintings and Drawings.
Albany Institute of History & Art
Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.
31: Cut & Paste. June 14-Nov. 2: All Aboard!
Models, Memorabilia and Memories of Railroads from AIHA’s
Collections. Through Aug. 3: City Neighborhoods, Picturing
the People and Places of Albany, North Albany. Aug. 16-Oct.
26: City Neighborhoods: Picturing the People and Places
of Twentieth Century Albany, Pine Hills.
Albany International Airport
Jan. 4: Unplugged, Painting in the Age of Technology.
Arts Center Gallery at the Saratoga County Arts Council
Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.
June 14: Living and Traveling in China: Two Artists’ Perspectives.
Through June 30: Gouache paintings by Doretta Miller,
ceramic sculpture and paintings by Chris Duncan.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
River St., Troy, 273-0552.
Aug. 24: A is for Art.
Bennington Center for the Arts
9 at Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt., (802) 442-7158.
Aug. 24: Art of the Animal Kingdom VIII; Art of the American
Indian. June 14-Dec. 24: Floyd Scholz: Fine Arts Bird
Carvings. Aug. 30-Dec. 24: George Cherepov Retrospective;
Impressions of New England.
Main St., Bennington, Vt. (802) 447-1571.
Dec. 31: The Bennington Battle: How an Event Defined a
Community. Through Oct. 31: Norman Rockwell: From Model
183 and 102, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-3926.
Oct. 31: Sculpture in the Garden 2003.
St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.
24: William Morris: Myth, Object and the Animal. Through
Sept. 9: Twelve Masters of Contemporary Glass Art.
Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.
July 20: Works on Paper. July 24-Aug. 31: Poetry
in Motion: Figurative Painting. Sept. 4-Oct. 12: Landscapes.
for Curatorial Studies at Bard College
7: Slater Bradley: Theory and Observation; Aida
Ruilova: Untitled; Sodium Dreams.
for Photography at Woodstock
St., Woodstock, (845) 679-9957.
Aug. 3: Byrdcliffe Artist Colony Centennial Exhibition,
Made In Woodstock II. Aug. 17-Oct. 12: Managing Eden;
Lisa Klapstock / THRESHOLD.
Chapman Historical Museum
Glen St., Glens Falls, 793-2826.
Aug. 30: Fighting Fire: Bucket Brigades to Ladder Trucks.
Mass., (413) 298-3579.
– Oct. 13: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood. June
28 – Oct. 31: David Finn Photography Exhibit; Andrew
DeVries and Fred X. Brownstein Sculptors-in-Residence. July
12, 13, 19 & 20; Aug. 9, 10, 16, 17, 30, 31: Bronze
Casting with Andrew DeVries. July 12, 13, 19 & 20;
Aug. 9, 10, 16, 17, 30 & 31: Marble Carving with Fred
Brownstein. July 19, 11:30 AM: Masterpieces of Sculpture.
Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
West Bay Road, Amherst, Mass., (413) 658-1100.
June 29: The Art of Mitsumasa Anno: Bridging Cultures.
Mass., (413) 458-2303.
7: Turner: The Late Seascapes.
Road, Route 80, Cooperstown, (888) 547-1450.
June 15: Modern Medium: Contemporary Art in New York State;
Colors of Cooperstown. Through July 21: A Fleeting
Presence: The Psychometry Series by photographer Carol
Golemboski. Through Dec. 28: Heights of Fashion, A History
of the Elevated Foot; American Memory: Recalling the Past
in Folk Art.
Lark St., Albany, 456-1931 or 436-9498.
June 21: JC Garrett Makes Drawings and Other Things.
Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.
June 5: Aspiring Artists. Through July 17: Beyond
Hill Arts & Crafts Center
Schenectady St., Schenectady, 346-1262.
July 30: Diasporic Visions: Images of the Lives and Experiences
Throughout the World.
Warren St., Glens Falls, 792-1761.
June 15: Weber Furlong Paintings from the Permanent Collection.
Through July 27: Family Matters: American Impressionism
and Realism. Through Aug. 24: Frederic Remington: Illustrator,
George Arts Project
Gallery, Canada and Lower Amherst Streets, Lake George Village,
June 20: How Sitting Affects Human Behavior.
Placid Center for the Arts
Ave., Lake Placid, 523-2512.
June 26: Natural Expressions - The Wright Touch. 6-28:
Photographic Visions: Black and White Photography.
MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481
Aug. 31: Robert Wilson’s Monumental 14 Stations. Through
Sept. 5: Susan Leopold: Mixed-Up Worlds. Through spring
2004: Yankee Remix: Artists Take on New England, a
collaboration between MASS MoCA and the Society for the Preservation
of New England Antiquities.
Museum of Dance
Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.
May 1, 2004: Classic Black: history of African-American
York State Museum
State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.
June 29: Strangely Familiar: Approaches to Scale in the
Collection of the Modern Museum of Art, New York, an exhibit
on loan from MoMA.
Norman Rockwell Museum
Mass., (413) 298-4100.
Oct. 26: The Berenstain Bears celebrate: The Art of Stan
and Jan Berenstain, a show of illustrations from the famous
children’s books. Through Oct. 19: Freedom: Norman Rockwell’s
Vermont Years. Through Jan. 2004: Norman Rockwell’s
322 Saturday Evening Post Covers.
County Historical Society
St., Troy. 272-7232.
June 12: Hidden Faces: Selected Portraits from the Permanent
E Fine Art Gallery
Jay St., Schenectady. 466-3595.
Sept. 1: An exhibit featuring metal sculptures and functional
metal works by gallery owner Samuel E Bates; guest artists
are Noel Dhooge, H.V. “Jake” Adams, Howard McAvoy, and Steve
Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.
Aug 25: Oakroom Artists: Member Exhibition. Through
Aug 15: Fragile Works: The Steinmetz Photograph Collection
Museum and Library
Museum Road, Old Chatham, 794-9100.
From Mount Lebanon to the World.
Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.
3 PM: Gallery Talk with Elise Freda. July 10 - July
203, Spencertown. 392-3693.
June 29: Of Time and the River, an exhibit of installations
by Jane Ingram Allen. In the Craftspace: Table Settings.
& Francine Clark Art Institute
South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-9545.
Nov. 2: Art in Nature: The Clark Art Institute Today and
Tomorrow. June 14 – Sept. 7: Turner: The Late Seascapes.
King Art Center
Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville, (914) 534-3115.
Grand Institutions: Calder’s Monumental Sculpture.
Teaching Museum and Gallery
College, 815 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.
– Aug. 31: OPENER 4: Jim Hodges. June 27 – Sept. 28:
Living with Duchamp; The Art of Arline Fisch.
Broeck Place, Albany, 436-9826.
Dec. 31: The Tapestry of Albany County: A Sampler of Historic
Communities; Thomas E. Murray—Albany’s Lamplighter
& the American Dream, an exhibit featuring a model
steam engine built by 16-year-old Murray in 1876; Arbor
Hill: Putting a Human Face on My Neighborhood, a photography
exhibit by George Simmons.
& Space Limited
Columbia Street, Hudson, 822-8448.
2: Larry Brown and Jon Isherwood.
Main St., Albany, 453-6600
July 3: Icons, by Christine Simoneau Hales and Fred
Douglas de Mayo; Pearceptions, by Tracy Vartenigian
College Museum of Art
Mass., (413) 597-2429.
June 29: pol·i·tick, artists’ videos addressing cultural,
sexual and textual aspects of current events. Through June
15: Chronicling Faith: Maksim Dmitriev and the Renaissance
of Orthodox Monasticism in Late Imperial Russia. Through
July 6: Wait Until Dark: Night Photography from the Collection
of Jay Richard DiBiaso. Through Aug. 3: Tibet: Mountains
and Valleys, Castles and Tents from the Newark Museum Collection.
Through Dec. 21: Ha! Cartoons, Caricatures, and Satire
from the Williams College Museum of Art.
James Church, Main Street and Taconic Avenue, Great Barrington,
Mass., (413) 528-3595. Performances at 6 PM unless noted.
The Birth of the String Quartet: Works by Telemann, Allegri,
Scarlatti, Haydn and Mozart. Performers will be Daniel Stepner
and Nancy Wilson (violin), David Miller (viola) and Loretta
O’Sullivan (cello). July 12: Sweeter Than Roses: Songs and
sonatas of Henry Purcell. Performers will be Nancy Armstrong
(soprano) Stephen Hammer (oboe) and an ensemble led by Daniel
Stepner. July 19: Italian Madrigals and Trio Sonatas: performers
will be Daniel Stepner, Laura Jeppesen (viola de gamba) and
Peter Sykes (harpsichord). July 26: La Belle France: A program
of music by Marais, Couperin and Clérambault. The performers
will be Daniel Stepner, Laura Jeppesen, Chris Krueger (flute)
and John Gibbons (harpsichord). Aug. 2 (5:30 PM): Gala Concert
featuring the complete Bradenburg Concertos by J.S.
Hall (unless otherwise noted), Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson,
(845) 758-7950. The two-weekend festival, Janácek and His
World, features programs focusing on the composer and his
(Sosnoff Theater, 8 PM): Leoš Janácek: An Introduction with
the Casal String Quartet, Bard Festival Chorale and Chamber
Players performing an all-Janácek program, introduced by Leon
Botstein. Aug. 9 (1 PM): Coming of Age as a Composer with
the Casal String Quartet, Claremont Trio and more performing
works by Janácek, Krizkovsky, Rubinstein, Smetana and Dvorák.
Aug. 9: (Sosnoff Theater, 7:30 PM): Music and Storytelling
with the Bard Festival Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra
performing works by Janácek, Fibich, Smetana and Dvorák. Aug.
10 (1:30 PM): The Music of Language and Fantasy with Melvin
Chen (piano), Sophie Shao (cello), Bard Festival Chamber Players
and more, performing an all-Janácek program. Aug. 10 (Sosnoff
Theater, 4:30 PM): Contemporary Insiders with the Casal String
Quartet, Claremont Trio and more, performing works by Janácek,
Suk, Novák and more. Aug. 15: (Sosnoff Theater, 8 PM): Folklore
from the Field to the Parlor with Michael Beckerman and more,
performing songs by Janácek. Aug. 16 (1 PM): Czech Modernism
with the Avalon Quartet, Curiously Strong Winds and more,
performing works by Janácek, Ostrcil, Martinu, Haas and others.
Aug. 16 (Theater Two, 4:30 PM): The Diary of One Who Vanished.
Aug. 16 (Sosnoff Theater, 7:30 PM): The Symphonic Imagination
with the American Symphony Orchestra performing works by Janácek,
Novák, Tchaikovsky and Suk. Aug. 17 (1 PM): International
Modernism with Timothy Fain (violin), Anna Polansky (piano),
Bard Festival String Quartet and more, performing works by
Stravinsky, Hindemith, Bartok, Szymanowski and Janácek. Aug.
17 (Sosnoff Theater, 4:30 PM): Speech and Music—The Pan-slavonic
Context with the American Symphony Orchestra performing works
by Janácek, Musorgsky and Szymanowski.
Shed, Berkshire School, Route 41, Sheffield, Mass., (413)
229-1999. All concerts feature the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
Call for performance times.
Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in D, conducted by Dennis
Keene. July 19: John Alexander conducts the Lord Nelson
Mass by Haydn and Belshazzar’s Feast by William
Walton. July 26: Barber’s Prayers of Kierkegaard and
Vaughn Williams’ Sea Symphony, conducted by Robert
Page. Aug. 2: St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach, conducted
by David Hill. Aug. 9: Brian Kay conducts works by J.S. Bach
performances take place at 4 PM at the Baroque Festival Studio,
165 Wilton Road, Greenfield Center, with the exception of
the 7/11 performance, which will take place at noon at the
Saratoga Springs City Center, Broadway, Saratoga Springs.
Call 893-7527 for info.
Program to be announced. July 11: Free family program with
Bells & Motley Consort. July 13: Baroque violinists Judson
Griffin and Susan Heerema perform works by Bach, Handel and
more. July 20: A consort of viols from the Smithsonian will
play English works of the early 17th century, with Amanda
Balestrieri (soprano) and director Kenneth Slowik. July 27:
Instrumental works by Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti performed
by Robert Conant (harpsichord).
Busch Opera Theatre, Cooperstown, (607) 547-2255. Evening
and matinee performances. Call for times and complete schedule.
26: Don Giovanni. July 5-24: Bluebeard. July
19-Aug. 23: Orlando. July 26-Aug. 25: The Good Soldier
Little Theatre at Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center,
Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 584-6018.
(7 PM): Italian Opera Gala Concert. July 5, 8, 10 (7:30 PM)
and July 12 (2 PM): Rossinni’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella).
July 6, 13 (2 PM) and July 9, 11 (7:30 PM): Carlisle Floyd’s
Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2495. Performances are
at 8 PM.
Mozart’s Piano Trio in E major, plus works by Beethoven and
Mendelssohn. July 26: Brahms’ String Quartet in C minor, plus
works by Mozart and Barber. Aug. 8: Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet
and Bassoon, plus works by Mozart, Dahl, Wolfgang and Francaix.
Aug. 15: Turina’s Piano Quartet, plus works by Ridout, Boccherini
Pleshakov Music Center
Warren St., Hudson, 671-7171. Performances are at 8 PM unless
Penthouse Concert One with Vladimir Pleshakov performing works
by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Rust and Mozart on an authentic Mozart-era
instrument. Limited seating. July 19: Penthouse Concert Two
with Elena Winther and Vladimir Pleshakov. Limited seating.
July 26: Baroque works by J.C. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, J.S. Bach
and Telemann performed by Elaine Comparone and the Queen’s
Chamber Band. Aug. 15: Music from Historic New England in
Music and Projections with Dr. Jerome Reed performing Ives’
Concord Sonata. Aug. 16: Chamber Symphony Players of
the Berkshires perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 and
Schubert’s Symphony No. 5. Aug. 23: Penthouse Concert Three
with Vladimir Pleshakov performing works by Beethoven and
his contemporaries on a period instrument. Limited seating.
Aug. 24: Young Artists Series 2003, with Michael Rogers and
Lidiya Yankovskaya performing works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven
Choral Festival 2003
Clement’s Church, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, (518)
791-0185. Performance at 7 PM.
Vaughn Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem for chorus and orchestra
featuring soprano Heidi Skok, and works of the Russian Orthodox
Liturgy by Rachmaninoff.
Performing Arts Center
9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. SPAC is the summer residence
of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Saratoga Chamber Music Festival.
performances take place at 8:15 PM. Unless otherwise noted,
all concerts feature Charles Dutoit conducting.
Emanuel Ax on piano, featuring Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.
1 and Beethoven’s Overture to Coriolan and Symphony
No. 5. Aug. 7: Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman
on piano, plus Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Aug.
8: Elmar Oliveira on violin, featuring Brahms’ Violin Concerto,
Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole and Strauss’ Also sprach
Zarathustra. Aug. 9: Joshua Bell on violin and Boris Pergamenchikov
on cello, featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninoff
and Ravel. Aug. 13: Boris Pergamenchikov on cello, featuring
Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Glinka’s Overture to
Ruslan and Lyudmila and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.
6 (Pathetique). Aug. 14: Martha Argerich on
piano, featuring Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Musorgsky’s
Prelude to Khovanshchina and the Symphony No. 5 by
Shostokovich. Aug. 15: Boris Berezovsky on piano, featuring
the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Rachmaninoff, In the Steppes
of Central Asia by Borodin, and the Suite from Romeo
and Juliet by Prokofiev. Aug. 16: A Tchaikovsky Spectacular
with violinist Nikolaj Znaider, featuring the Polonaise from
Eugene Onegin, the Violin Concerto, Romeo and Juliet
and the 1812 Overture. Aug. 20: Martha Argerich on
piano, featuring Ravel’s Piano Concerto, plus works by Mozart,
Poulenc and Stravinsky. Aug. 21: From Broadway to Hollywood,
a tribute to Cole Porter, Richard Rogers and Jerome Kern conducted
by Marvin Hamlisch. Aug. 22: André Watts on piano, featuring
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, Schumann’s Symphony No.
4 and Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman. Aug.
23: Those Fabulous Philadelphians with Lang Lang on piano,
featuring works by Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Falla.
Chamber Music Festival
performances on Sun at 2:15 PM, Tue evening performances at
8:15 PM, except as noted. The theme of the season is Souvenirs
of St. Petersburg.
Emanuel Ax, piano, Elmar Oliveira, violin, members of the
Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin will perform
works by Dvorák, Debussy, Ravel and Glazounov. Aug. 10: An
evening of works by Stravinsky, MacMillan and Beethoven, will
be performed by violinist Joshua Bell with members of the
Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin. Aug. 12:
Pianist Boris Berezovsky, violinist Chantal Juillet and cellist
Boris Pergamenchikov will perform works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev
and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 17: Nikolaj Znaider, violin, with members
of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin,
will perform works by Tchaikovsky, Glinka and Shostakovich.
Aug. 19: Martha Argerich, piano, with members of the Philadelphia
Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin, will perform works
by Bartok and Borodin. Aug. 21 (5 PM): Impromptu concert featuring
pianist Martha Argerich, the Wister Quartet, Chantal Juillet
and others performing works by Schnittke and Smith. Aug. 24:
Works by Beethoven, Bresnick and Dvorák will be performed
by the Jupiter Trio.
Visitor Center Chamber Music Series
County Arts Council, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.
Performances at noon featuring members of the New York City
An all-J.S. Bach program featuring Robert Conant on harpsichord.
July 17: Schubert’s String Quartet in C major. July
24: Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat major.
Hills Inn and Resort, 40 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass., (413)
443-1138. Performances at 8 PM.
The King of Strings with Luis Beguia (cello) and piano accompanyment
performing works by Bach, Vivaldi, Taylor, Fauré and Kodály.
July 14: Innuendo with Keith Lockhart (piano), Lucia Lin (violin),
Christopher Wu (violin), Amadi Hummings (viola) and Owen Young
(cello) performing works by Mozart, Schulhoff and more. July
21: Fantasy & Romance with Susan Miron (harp) and Burton
Fine (violin, viola) performing works by Saint-Saëns, Debussy
and Scarlatti. July 28: Opera Treasures with Jo Dolce (soprano),
Robert Van Valkenburg (tenor), Thomas Stallone (baritone)
and Matthew Cvetik (piano) performing a selection of favorite
arias, duets and trios. Aug. 4: Boston Trio, Irina Muresanu
(violin), Raphael Popper-Kreutzer (cello) and Heng-Jin Park
Ellsworth performing works by Haydn, Schöenfield and Ravel.
Aug. 11: Arts & Music of Tsarist Russia with Barbara and
Gerhardt Suhrstedt performing works by Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov
and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 18: The Golden Sounds of Brass performing
works by Mozart, Debussy, Ellington and Gershwin. Aug. 25:
Mussorgsky-Chopin with Sergey Schepkin (piano).
Mass., (413) 637-5165. The Boston Symphony Orchestra will
perform under the direction of a variety of conductors this
season. Concerts are performed at Ozawa Hall unless otherwise
(8:30 PM): Tanglewood Music Center Fellows and Orchestra with
conductor Craig Smith, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello performing works
by Stravinsky and Bach with the Mark Morris Dance Group. July
5 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Kurt Masur conducts the Boston Symphony
Orchestra with mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and the Tanglewood
Festival Chorus performing works by Prokofiev and Mussorgsky.
July 6 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with conductor James Depriest
and the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio performing works
by Svoboda, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff. July 9 (7 PM): Violinist
Christian Tetzlaff performing the complete sonatas and partitas
for solo violin by J.S. Bach. July 10 (8:30 PM): Mezzo-soprano
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, with pianist Peter Serkin, performing
songs by Mozart, Brahms, Lieberson and Debussy. July 11 (6
PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. July 11 (Shed,
8:30 PM): BSO with conductors Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and
Craig Jessop, baritone Russell Braun, the Mormon Tabernacle
Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square performing
works by Bernstein and Brahms. July 12 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO
with pianist Van Cliburn performing works by Beethoven. July
13 (shed, 2:30 PM): Kurt Masur conducts BSO with violinist
Sarah Chang, performing works by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and
Dvorák. July 15 (Shed, 8:30 PM): The Boston Pops Orchestra
with conductor Keith Lockhart and guitarist John Pizzarelli.
July 16 (8:30 PM): Dubravka Tomsic, piano, performs works
by Haydn, Beethoven and Chopin. July 18 (6 PM): Prelude concert
with members of the BSO. July 18 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Robert Spano
conducts the BSO with violinist Midori, performing works by
Stravinsky, Dvorák and Benjamin. July 19 (Shed, 8:30 PM) BSO
with Hans Graf, conductor and Nelson Freire, piano performing
works by Beethoven, Schumann and Bartók. July 20 (Shed, 2:30
PM): BSO with pianist Peter Serkin, performing works by Weber,
Stravinsky and Mozart. July 20 (8:30 PM): 2003 Festival of
Contemporary Music with pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Ursula
Oppens and Robert Spano performing works by Benjamin, Ligeti
and Messiaen. July 22 (8:30 PM): Chanticleer performs works
by Stucky, Hill and Davids. July 24 (8:30 PM): Borodin String
Quartet performs works by Beethoven and Shostakovich. July
25 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. July 25
(Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing
works by Schubert and Falla. July 26 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO
with Gil Shaham, violin and Jane Eaglen, soprano, performing
works by Humperdinck, Mozart and Wagner. July 27 (Shed, 2:30
PM): BSO with pianist Garrick Ohlsson and soprano Dawn Upshaw
performing works by Rossini, Mozart, Golijov and Kodály. July
30 (8:30 PM): Emerson String Quartet performing works by Smetana,
Janácek and Brahms. July 31 (8:30 PM): Piotr Anderszewski,
piano, performing works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven. Aug. 1
(6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. Aug. 1 (Shed,
8:30 PM): BSO with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing
Verdi’s Requiem. Aug. 2 (Shed, 8:30 PM): John Williams
conducts the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival
Chorus. Aug. 3 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with conductor Christoph
von Dohnányi and pianist Emanuel Ax performing works by Brahms
and Dvorák. Aug. 3 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Yo-Yo Ma and guests performing
works by Brazillian composers. Aug. 5 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Tanglewood
on Parade with the BSO, Boston Pops Orchestra, TMC Orchestra
and conductors Edo De Waart, Charles Dutoit, Keith Lockhart
and John Williams performing works by Britten, Bizet, Gershwin,
Williams and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 6 (8:30 PM): Sir Roger Norrington
conducts Camerata Salzburg in an all-Beethoven program. Aug.
8 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. Aug. 8
(Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with conductor Peter Oundjian and pianist
Richard Goode performing an all-Mozart program. Aug. 9 (Shed,
8:30 PM): BSO with Yefim Bronfman, piano, performing works
by Adams and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 10 (Shed, 2:30 PM): An all-Richard
Strauss program with the BSO and soprano Renée Fleming. Aug.
10-11 (Theatre, 8:30 PM): TMC Vocal Fellows and Orchestra
with sopranos Dawn Upshaw and Lucy Shelton performing works
by Zuidam and Golijov. Aug. 13 (8:30 PM): BSO Chamber Players
performing works by Lutoslawski, Harbison and Brahms. Aug.
14 (8:30 PM): Juilliard String Quartet performing works by
Haydn, Schuller and Beethoven. Aug. 15 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO
with conductor Neeme Järvi and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet
performing works by Smetana, Grieg and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 16
(Shed, 8:30 PM): John Williams conducts the BSO with cellist
Yo-Yo Ma and highland bagpiper Iaian Massie performing works
by Maxwell Davies, Elgar, Williams and Bernstein. Aug. 17
(Shed, 2:30 PM): TMC Orchestra with Joshua Bell, violin, performing
works by Zemlinsky, Tchaikovsky and Brahms. Aug. 19 (8:30
PM) Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax. Aug. 20 (8:30
PM): Norwegian Chamber Orchestra performing works by Rameau,
Mozart and Haydn. Aug. 21 (8:30 PM): David Daniels, countertenor
and Craig Ogden, guitar, performing works by Purcell, Dowland,
Bellini and Fauré. Aug. 22 (6 PM) Prelude concert with the
Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Aug. 22 (Shed, 8:30 PM): An all-Mendelssohn
program featuring Sir Neville Marriner conducting the BSO
with soprano Kendra Colton, mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao and guest
narrator Christopher Plummer. Aug. 23 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO
with violinist Itzhak Perlman performing works by Berlioz,
Bruch and Vaughn Williams. Aug. 24 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with
conductor James Conlon and Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing
works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven. Aug. 25 (Shed, 8:30 PM):
Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with conductor Keith Lockhart
and violinists Regina Carter, Eileen Ivers and Lara St. John.
Chamber Music Series
and Francine Clark Art Institute, South Street, Williamstown,
Mass., (413) 458-2303. Performances are at 8 PM.
Daedelus Quartet. Aug. 12: Raphael Piano Trio. Aug. 19: Elements
String Quartet. Aug. 26: Aspen Ensemble.
residency at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5595.
June 21: Course offerings include Bodywork, Ballet, Repertory,
Contemporary Caribbean, Flamenco, Salsa and Jazz. Evening
seminars, lecture/demonstrations, video presentations, and
open rehearsals supplement the course work. Call for dates
State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.
8 PM: Ballet Hispanico. July 13, 7:30 PM: Dance Brazil. Aug.
1, 8 PM: The Philadelphia Dance Company: Philadanco.
Main St., Cambridge, NY, 677-2495.
7 PM; June 15, 3 PM: Annual Spring Dance Program Concert.
Pillow Dance Festival
Route 20 (eight miles east of Lee), Becket, Mass., (413) 243-0745.
Ted Shawn Theatre performances are Wednesday-Saturday at 8
PM; Saturday-Sunday at 2 PM; additional shows where noted.
Doris Duke Studio Theatre performances are Thursday-Saturday
at 8:15 PM, Saturday at 2:15 PM and Sunday at 5 PM.
Theatre—June 18-22: Twyla Tharp Dance. June 25-29: Maria Pagés’
Flamenco Republic (with live music). July 2-6: Mark Morris
Dance Group (with live music). July 9-13: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
(world premiere). July 16-20: Rennie Harris (with live music).
July 23-27: CND2 Dances by Nacho Duato (United States debut).
July 30-Aug. 3: Merce Cunningham Dance Company (with live
music). Aug. 6-10: Batoto Yetu (world premiere, with live
music). Aug. 13-17: Stephen Petronio Company. Aug. 20-24:
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Duke Studio Theatre— June 26-29: Mémé Banjo Compagnie Lionel
Hoche. July 3-6: Doug Varone’s Short Fictions (Pillow Exclsuive,
with live music). July 10-13: Battleworks. July 17-20: Kitt
Johnson/Vincent Manstoe (Johnson’s United States debut). July
24-27: Buglisi/Foreman (with live music). July 31-Aug. 3:
Jo Strømgren Kompani (United States debut). Aug. 7-10: Irma
Omerzo (United States debut). Aug. 14-17: Akram Khan Dance
Company. Aug. 21-24: Compagnie Felix Rückert (with live DJ,
United States debut).
York City Ballet
Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330.
New York City Ballet is in residence July 9-27. Performances
are at 8:15 PM Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 PM matinees on Thursdays
8:15 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 9, 8:15 PM:
Concerto Barocco, Guide to Strange Places, Western Symphony.
July 10: 2 and 8:15 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July
11, 8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations, Glass Pieces, Western
Symphony. July 12: 2 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
8:15 PM: Concerto Barocco, Guide to Strange Places,
Western Symphony. July 15, 8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations,
Guide to Strange Places, Glass Pieces. July 16: Swan
Lake. July 17: 2 PM, 8:15 PM: Swan Lake. July 18,
8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations, Piano Pieces Symphony in
Three Movements. July 19, 2 PM: Swan Lake. 8:15
PM: (Saratoga Gala ) Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Thou Swell,
Glass Pieces. July 24, 2 and 8 PM: Coppélia. July 25,
8:15 PM: Concerto Barocco, Carnival of the Animals, Chaconne.
July 26, 2 PM: Coppélia. 8:15 PM: Symphony in Three Movements,
Carnival of the Animals, Western Symphony.
St., Lenox, MA, (413) 637-1199 ext. 110
Aug., 7:15 PM: Preludes (most nights before the show).
Pub and Brewery
Canada St., Lake George, 668-0002.
Bakken. 6/6: Acoustic Circus. 6/7: Will Foley. 6/14: Rosanne
Raneri. 6/21: Donna Britton. 6/28: Kate Blain. 7/4: Phil Henry.
7/5: Tim Wechgelaer. 7/11: LB Walker. 7/12: Rick Bolton and
the Dwyer Sisters. 7/18: Donna Britton. 7/19: Jeff & Becky
Walton. 7/25: Rosanne Raneri. 7/26: Lani Richards. 8/1: Kate
Blain. 8/2: Will Foley. 8/8: Tim Wechgelaer. 8/9: Mikki Bakken.
8/15: LB Walker. 8/16: Gary Moon. 8/22: Donna Britton. 8/23:
Mike Grutka. 8/29: Phil Henry. 8/30: Adam Rosenberg.
River St., Troy, 272-9740.
Mountain Fiddler. 6/14: No Outlet. 6/28: Super 400.
Saratoga Road, Glenville, 384-1568.
Lube. 6/7: Yellow Dog. 6/13: Good for the Soul. 6/14: Deep
Sea Jelly. 6/20: Insignificant Others. 6/21: Stickmen Play.
6/26: Gabe & Eric. 6/27: Vivid. 6/28: David Smith &
Pearl St., Albany, 426-8550.
Frasier. 6/6: Dona Oxford Band. 6/7: Pipe Kings. 6/12: Yellow
Dog. 6/13: Jocamo. 6/14: Brian Kaplan. 6/20: Bluz House Rockers.
6/21: Social Lube. 6/27: Yellow Dog. 6/28: Robanic.
St. Bar & Brill
Central Ave., Colonie, 382-1110.
Blues Blasters. 6/15: Brown Shugie Blues. 6/22: Doc Orloff’s
Blues Elixir. 6/29: George Boone.
John’s Lutheran Church, 160 Central Ave., Albany, 465-7545.
7/8: Rosanne Raneri. 8/12: MotherJudge, Alma Alverez.
St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0222.
Tolstrup. 6/14: Tony Bird. 6/15: Mary Migliozzi. 6/20: Charlie
Smith & Rob Aronstein. 6/21: the McKrells. 6/22: Brenna
Bavis & Cary DeNigris. 6/27: Huxtable, Christensen &
Hood. 6/28: Livio Guardi & Wilson Montuori; Danny Garcia
& Katy Farone. 6/29: Marty Hughes.
St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK.
Reed. 6/11: Kasey Chambers. 6/13: BB King, Jeff Pitchell.
7/11: Tracy Chapman, Joseph Arthur. 7/25: Mary Chapin Carpenter.
8/11: the Indigo Girls, Kim Richey.
9, Latham, 785-1834.
McCabe & Tim Wechgelaer. 6/7: Matt McCabe & Gary Blodgett.
6/13-14: Harmony Bay. 6/20-21: Shaker Creek. 6/27-28: Bruce
Main St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-6308
6/6: John Cleary & the Monster Gentelmen. 6/7: Jen Chapin.
6/8: Underbelly. 6/9: the Hunger Mountain Boys. 6/11: Guy
Clark. 6/12: the Electrasteez Project. 6/13: Jonatha Brooke;
the Hazard County Girls. 6/14: Fuzz’s Gratuitous Sextet. 6/15:
Sky Smeed Band. 6/16: Los Mofos. 6/18: Luther Wright &
the Wrongs. 6/19: Melodrome. 6/23: the Hunger Mountain Boys.
6/26: Dr. Tim Presents. 6/27: Lucy Kaplansky; Jim & Jennie
& the Pine Tops. 6/28: the Tarbox Ramblers. 7/6: Ellis
Paul. 7/11: Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys. 7/17: Meg
Hutchinson, Paul Curerri & Andy Friedman. 7/18: the Jim
Weider Band. 7/10: the Asylum Street Spankers. 7/20: Celia.
7/31: Richard Shindell. 8/24: Pieta Brown. 8/28: Paul Cebar
& the Milwaukeeans. 8/29: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite
State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.
Clark, Mary Gauthier. 6/11: Joan Armatrading. 7/18: They Might
Be Giants. 8/3: Taj Mahal. 8/14: the Robert Cray Band.
Saratoga Road, Glenville, 384-0004.
Crazy, Beach Fann, Acoustic Trauma. 6/11: Chris Emerson. 6/12:
Pete Pidgeon, Arcoda. 6/13: Carnival of Souls. 6/14: Derek
Sherinian, Mike Campese. 6/19: Gobhi, Under Violet. 6/20:
Fetish Lane. 6/21: North Allen, HeadBump. 6/25: Chris Emerson.
6/26: Release, Mother Necessity. 6/27: Rezi, Panache. 7/11:
Blackcat Elliot, the Velmas, Banana Fish Zero. 7/25: Disgruntled
Rock Steakhouse and Pub
Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4000.
Good for the Soul. 6/13-14: Bobby Stillwell Band. 6/20-21:
Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke. 6/27-28: the Heaters. 7/4-5:
Geo and the Komrades. 7/11-12: Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke.
7/18-19; 7/23-24: Broken Lies. 7/25-26: Vivid. 7/30-31: the
Center of the Capital Region): Robert Rich. 7/25 (51 3rd Street):
7/25: Francisco Lopez, Jason Lescalleet, Brendan Murray, Howard
Stelzer, Jason Talbot.
Horse Music Hall
St., Northampton, Mass, (413) 584-0610.
Muldaur, Jon Dee Graham; Ben Lee, Shawn Fogel, Rachael Cantu.
6/6: the Blood Oranges, the Ward River Club. 6/6: the Raveonettes,
VUE, These Bones. 6/7: Sarah Harmer. 6/8: 5-Alone. 6/9-10:
Gaelic Storm. 6/11: Fairport Convention. 6/12: Blue Rodeo.
6/13: Vinx. 6/14: Sue Foley. 6/15: Suzy Bogguss. 6/20: Erin
McKeown; Little Charlie and the Nightcats. 6/21: Meshell Ndegeocello.
6/22-23: Jonathan Edwards. 6/27: Cast Iron Filter, Blue Dogs;
Smokejumpers, Canyon. 6/28: the Stone Coyotes, the So and
So’s. 7/8: Jay Farrar, Anders Parker. 7/11: Shemekia Copeland.
7/17-18: Jerry Jeff Walker. 7/19: Rane. 7/23: BR549. 7/26:
Drunk in July, the Wayward Saints. 7/29: Rhett Miller. 8/1:
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem. 8/4-5: Taj Mahal. 8/19: Pinmonkey.
Lark St., Albany, 436-7008
Thursday, Adrian Cohen Trio; every Sunday night, Brian Patneaude
Quartet. 6/6: Hal Miller Trio with Sumi Tonooka. 6/8:
jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 6/13: Mulligan Stew. 6/15:
jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 6/20: Mike DeMicco Trio. 6/22:
jazz brunch with Maria Zamantauski. 6/27: Darren Lyons Quartet.
6/29: jazz brunch with Nat Phipps. 7/4: the Foy Brothers.
7/6: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 7/11: Mundo Nuevo. 7/13: jazz
brunch with Lee Shaw. 7/18: Hal Miller Trio with Sumi Tonooka.
7/20: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 7/25: Rob Lindquist
Group. 7/27: jazz brunch with Nat Phipps. 8/1: Darren Lyons
Quartet. 8/3: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 8/8: Mike DeMicco
Trio. 8/10: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 8/15: Hal
Miller Trio with Francesca Tanksley. 8/17: jazz brunch with
Nat Phipps. 8/22: Cary DeNigris. 8/24: jazz brunch with Maria
Zemantauski. 8/29: Mundo Nuevo. 8/31: jazz brunch with Lee
Lark St., Albany, 463-5225.
Brown, Bryan Thomas, Earl Patrick. 6/7: Heath Brandon, Sean
Rowe. 6/12: Alex Skolnick Trio. 6/13: Panache, Lotus. 6/14:
Jimmy Atto, Joe Nacco, Adam Foster. 6/15: James Talley, Jay
Craik. 6/21: Melissa Cupernall, Jenny Youngs, Elizabeth &
Jessica Callen. 6/22: Mojo Lightning. 6/23: Second Saturday.
MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111.
Remix Festival with Jimmie Dale Gilmore, the Persuasions,
Reggae Cowboys, Melodrome, Amusia. 7/12: Polygraph Lounge.
7/19: Bang on a Can All-Stars featuring Thurston Moore, more.
7/26: Bang on a Can Marathon with Louis Andriessen. 8/31:
Hot Club of Cowtown.
Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB.
DeForge Quartet. 6/7: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 6/8: Clarinet
Marmalade with Skip Parsons. 6/13: Joe Finn Quintet. 6/14:
Pete Sweeney Quintet. 6/20: Nathaniel Ward Quartet. 6/21:
Terry Gordon Quintet. 6/27: Jon LeRoy Trio. 6/28: Mark Capon
Quartet. 7/4: Joe Barna Group. 7/5: Jazz Factor. 7/11: Mulligan
Stew. 7/12: Marcus Benoit Quartet. 7/18: Keith Pray Quintet.
7/19: Mike Wicks Sextet. 7/25: Rob Cenci Group. 7/26: Terry
Country Commons, Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-0012.
6/6: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, the Pietasters, Voodoo Glow
Skulls, Catch 22. 6/7: 12 Stones, Social Burn, Closure, Double
Drive. 6/13: Unforgiven, British Steel. 6/14: Powerman 5000,
Shinedown, Reach 454. 6/20: Rik Emmett, Mike Campese. 6/21:
Hells Kitchen, Premis. 7/11: Believer. 7/17: Nickel Creek.
7/18: John Valby. 7/19: 805.
St., Saratoga Springs, 587-2026.
Park, Pete Toigo. 6/7: Joe Gitto Duo. 6/8: Mike Tremante.
6/10: Forrest Jenkins & Friends. 6/11: Mike Dimin. 6/12:
Joe Gitto Duo. 6/13: Lee Shaw Duo. 6/14: John Park and Rick
Eckberg. 6/15: Cary DeNigris. 6/17: Forrest Jenkins &
Friends. 6/18: John Nazarenko. 6/19: Joe Gitto. 6/20: Rob
Lindquist Duo. 6/21: Mike Dimin Duo. 6/22: Joe Finn. 6/24:
Forrest Jenkins & Friends. 6/25: Cary DeNigris. 6/26:
Sarah Pedinotti with Masters of Nostalgia. 6/27: John Park
and Rick Eckberg. 6/28: Lee Shaw Duo. 6/29: John Nazarenko.
Ave., Albany, 465-4663.
Charles. 6/8: Al Jarreau. 7/15: Weird Al Yankovic.
St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK.
Gaiah, Downpore, Malibu Heights, Tuan, Audible Image. 6/7:
the Wailers, Barry Kingston & the Screaming Souls. 6/12:
Blackalicious. 6/20: Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch. 6/21: Jonathan
Richman, Ari Vais. 7/3: Jets to Brazil, Retisonic, the Love
Scene. 7/22: the Dismemberment Plan, Engine Down, French Toast.
Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000.
Chicks. 7/12: Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon. 7/24: the Eagles.
8/4: American Idols Live.
St., Glens Falls, 745-1566.
6/7: Sweet Jayne. 6/13: Phillips Head. 6/14: Bishop. 6/20:
Attic of Love. 6/21: Square Pegs. 6/27: the Kelly Bros. 6/28:
Bicycle Mary. 7/3: Square Pegs. 7/4: Bastard Son of the County.
7/5: Drugstore Hooligans.
State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.
Jones, Gillian Welch.
River St., Troy, 273-2337.
Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band. 6/7: the Burners U.K. 6/13:
the Saw Doctors. 6/14: Paranoid Social Club, the Suggestions.
6/27: Soft Parade. 6/28: Leon Redbone. 7/5: Roomful of Blues,
the Maynard Brothers. 7/11: Antigone Rising. 7/13: Black 47.
7/18: Glengarry Bhoys. 7/26: Buckwheat Zydeco.
Performing Arts Center
Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 476-1000.
Dashboard Confessional, the Black Keys. 6/20: the Dead, Steve
Winwood. 6/22: Santana, Angelique Kidjo. 6/26: 50 Cent, Jay
Z, Missy Elliot, Busta Rhymes, Fabolous. 7/4: Neil Young with
Crazy Horse, Lucinda Williams. 7/5: Staind, Evanescence, Hoobastank,
Trapt, Eve 6, Static X, the Exies, Lo Pro, the Bruise Bros.
8/3: Bon Jovi, the Goo Goo Dolls. 7/30: the Irish Tenors.
8/18: John Mayer, Counting Crows. 8/27-28: Dave Matthews Band.
8/29: Steely Dan.
9, Latham, 783-1010.
Shai Hulud, Dysrhythmia. 7/16: Further Seems Forever, the
Movie Life, Autopilot Off, Anbelin. 7/21: Circle Jerks, GBH.
8/23: Reggie and the Full Effect, Midtown, My Chemical Romance.
Pearl St., Albany, 426-9647.
Fred Jazz Odyssey. 6/6: Lowthief, the Sister. 6/7: Super 400.
6/10: Steve Candlen. 6/11: Johnny Rabb.
Seven Hills Inn, 40 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 443-1138.
Connors Sextet. 7/15: Jo Dolce, Robert Van Valkenburg and
Thomas Stallone. 7/22: Henry Francis’ Sextet. 7/23: Jo Dolce,
Robert Van Valkenburg and Thomas Stallone. 7/29: Ramon de
los Reyes and Co. 8/5: Bob Connors and Friends. 8/6: Jo Dolce,
Robert Van Valkenburg, Thomas Stallone and Matthew Cvetic.
8/12: Bob Connors Sextet. 8/19: Henry Francis’ Sextet. 8/26:
Bob Connors Sextet.
Mass., (413) 637-1600.
Taylor. 6/27: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
7/4: the Supremes starring Mary Wilson, the Spinners.
Stone Casino & Resort
River Band. 6/19: LL Cool J. 6/23-24: Charlie Prose. 6/27:
Artie Shaw’s Orchestra. 6/28: Andy & the Classics. 7/1:
Weird Al Yankovic. 7/3: Jennifer Hanson. 7/15: Vicki Lawrence.
7/17: Righteous Brothers. 7/18: Tom Jones. 7/19: George Jones.
7/21-22: Pat Benatar. 7/25: Three Dog Night. 7/26: Billy Ray
Cyrus. 7/29: Johnny Mathis. 7/30: Hootie & the Blowfish,
Big Head Todd and the Monsters. 7/31: Neil Sedaka. 8/2: Lee
Ann Womack. 8/4: Earth Wind & Fire. 8/6: India Arie. 8/13:
Huey Lewis and the News. 8/14: Jo Dee Messina. 8/16: Jethro
Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572.
Hot Cross, Unsound; Gideon Folk, Brian Bassett, Eric Halder.
6/6: Nada Surf, Bible Study; the Pink Weeners. 6/7: Unseen,
the Forgotten, Plastic Jesus, Two Dollars Short, Stand Up
Citizen; Runna Muck, Seapeoples. 6/9: Turbo A.C.’s, EasyAction,
To Hell and Back, High School Hellcats. 6/11: Damone, Public
Access, Mr. Wednesday, Swindle EPI. 6/12: the Bloody Hollies.
6/13: the Wait, Rocktopus, Martly; the Erotics, the Charms,
Scamper, Bamboo Kids, Rock City Crimewave. 6/14: RX Bandits,
No Motive, Fairweather, F-Timmi, Steel Train; Coal Palace
Kings, Ware River Club, CountrySoulHouse. 6/19: the Fags;
the Pernice Brothers, Warren Zanes, Jackinany. 6/20: the Beautiful
Mistake, Fallout Boy, Jean Gray, This Time Tommorow, Marty
McFly; Blackcat Elliot, Rob Skane. 6/21: Fuzz and the Gratuitous
Sextet, My Friends Band; Rory Breaker, the Fad, the Flight,
Sean Morris. 6/26: the Clay People, Acumen Nation; Razors
Never Die, Pivot. 6/27: Scissorfight, Bruise Bros., Great
Day for Up; Immobile Homes. 6/28: the Dayjobs; North Allen,
the Bird Circuit, Hinckley. 7/7: the Virus, Blind Society,
Two Dollars Short, Infected Minds. 7/10: Buzzcocks, Billy
Talent, the Erotics. 7/24: Tommy Womack. 7/29: Lower Class
Brats. 8/1: Suffocation, Wasteform, Held Under. 8/13: Stretch
Arm Strong. 8/21: Ben Taylor. 8/22: Asylum Street Spankers.
8/24: Tommy Stinson, the Figgs.
Van Dyck Restaurant & Brewery
Scotland Ave., Albany, 381-1111.
Cohen Quartet. 7/23: Orrin Evans Trio. 7/26: Stephanie &
Hod O’Brien. 8/2: Blotto. 8/8: Jessica Lurie Ensemble. 8/9:
Blake Christiana. 8/27: CD3 with Chuck D’Aloia, Peter Booras
& Mike Duclos.
Performing Arts Studio
Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4
Ungar & Molly Mason. 6/8: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys. 6/11:
the Tao of Tao. 6/14: David Grover and the Big Bear Band.
6/25: Laurel Massé.
Mountain Music Festival
Butternut, Great Barrington, Mass., 877-423-3787.
the Greyboy Allstars, Medeski Martin & Wood, the Flaming
Lips, the Roots, Warren Haynes Solo Acoustic, Steve Kimock
Band, Blind Boys of Alabama, Sam Bush, Charlie Hunter Trio,
Sound Tribe Sector 9, the New Deal, Jennifer Hartswick Band,
the Slip, Particle, Percy Hill, Addison Groove Project, John
Brown’s Body, more
Ridge Folk Festival
Hill Farm, Route 23, Hillsdale, (860) 364-0366.
Eddie From Ohio, Ellis Paul, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’
Boogie, Andes Manta, Arlo Guthrie, Dar Williams, Greg Brown,
John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky, Nerissa & Katryna Nields,
Railroad Earth, Richard Thompson, Vance Gilbert, more.
Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga
Springs, 587-3300 (SPAC) or 476-1000 (Ticketmaster).
the Four Tops, Dee Dee Bridgewater, David Sanborn, Chick Corea
Electrik Band, Three Quartets Band featuring Michael Brecker
and Chick Corea, Gary Burton Duets, Shirley Horn Trio Zawinul
Syndicate, Christian McBride Band, Est; Gazebo: Lee Shaw Trio,
Eric Alexander Quartet, Orrin Evans, Harvie S. & Eye Contact.
6/29—Amphitheater: India Arie; Dave Brubeck Quartet; the Crusaders
with Joe Sample; Stix Hooper & Wilton Felder with Randy
Crawford; Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Brian Blade, John
Patitucci & Danilo Perez; Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe;
Brad Mehldau Trio; Chris Botti; Lizz Wright; Gazebo: the Bad
Plus, Randy Johnston Group, Hiromi, Lizz Wright, Russell Gunn
of the Vibes
Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, (800) VIBE-TIX.
the Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, the Derek Trucks Band,
Gov’t Mule, Jorma Kaukonen & Blue Country, Susan Tedeschi,
Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Warren Haynes, more.
Falls Blues Festival
Park, Glens Falls, 745-8792.
Oxford, Ernie Williams, the Maynard Brothers, Big Frank and
the Healers, the Nobby Reed Project, Buck2Fifty.
Fox Bluegrass Festival
Farm, Ancramdale, (888) 946-8495.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sam Bush Band, Jerry Douglas Band,
Del McCoury Band, Peter Rowan’s Texas Trio with Tony Rice,
Blue Highway, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Rhonda Vincent, Gibson
Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance
Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont, 765-2815.
Brian McNamara, Music From China, Steve Tilston, Little Johnny
England, Fourtold, Sisters in Harmony, John McCutcheon. 6/28:
Mike Seeger, Hot Soup, LeVent du Nord, Scott Ainslie, Arrogant
Worms, Fairport Convention. 6/29: Peter & Mary Alice Amidon,
Danny Spooner & Keith McKenry, Cathy Barton & Dave
Para, Magpie, Suzanne & Jim Fode Sissoko Trio, Fennig’s
at Five Concert Series
Park, Broadway (rain location: Corning Preserve Boat Launch),
Albany, 434-2032, www.albanyevents.org.
Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards. 6/12: the Killdares.
6/19: Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways. 6/26: C.J. Chenier and
the Red Hot Lousiana Band. 7/10: the Dave Mason Band. 7/17:
Ball in the House. 7/24: Tower of Power. 7/31: Natalie MacMaster.
Park Concert Series
Macdonald Music Haven, Central Park, Schenectady, 1-866-333-8191.
Barretto Sextet. 7/20: Patty Griffin. 7/27: Oliver Mtukudzi
& the Black Spirits. 8/3: Otis Taylor. 8/10: Bohola. 8/17:
the House Jacks.
Park, Troy, 273-0834.
McKrells. 7/13: Laurel Massé. 7/20: Mundo Nuevo. 7/27: Marlowe
& Company Big Band. 8/3: Dick Solberg. 8/10: Gandalf Murphy
& the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. 8/17: Caribbean Carnival.
8/24: Take Me to the River V.
at the Plaza
State Plaza, Albany, 473-0559.
Cavaliere’s Rascals. 7/11: Fleet BluesFest with Albert Cummings.
7/12: Fleet BluesFest with Bo Diddley, the Debby Hastings
Band, Deb Coleman, Guy Forsyth, Louise Taylor, Delta Boy,
Omar & the Howlers, Teeny Tucker & Drivinwheel, Nick
Moss & the Fliptops, Matt Mirabile, Delta Moon. 7/23:
Foghat, the Edgar Winter Band. 8/13: Food Festival with Eric
Burden & the Animals, NRBQ, the Burners U.K. 8/20: Shilrey
Alston Reeves, the Persuasions. 8/27: Rosanne Cash, Hayseed.
Park (next to Jumpin’ Jacks), Scotia, 370-0662.
Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys. 6/14: Ernie Williams. 6/15: Leslie
Ritter & Scott Petito. 6/18: Burnt Hills Big Band. 6/21:
Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers. 6/25: the Burners
U.K. 6/28: Out of Control. 6/29: Story Circle. 7/3: Foy Bros.
7/5: Monkey Gone Mad. 7/9: the McKrells. 7/12: Sweet Cider.
7/19: the Refrigerators. 7/23: Electric City Chorus. 7/30:
the Joey Thomas Big Band. 8/2: the Flying Garbanzos. 8/6:
Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz Band. 8/9: Alex
Torres & the Latin Kings. 8/10: Wister Quartet. 7/13:
Cryin’ Out Loud. 8/16: Maria Zemantauski and Friends. 8/20:
Grand Central Station. 8/23: Donnie P and Polka Celebration.
8/27: Alan Payette Band.
Performing Arts Center
Park, Guilderland, 356-1980.
Harley. 7/31: Big Trout Radio. 8/14: the Persuasions. 8/21:
Street, Schenectady, 382-3884 ext. 14.
Fragomeni Quartet. 6/12: Michael Louis-Smith, Hot House Jazz
Trio. 6/19: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade. 6/26: Lee Shaw
Trio. 7/3: Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke. 7/10: Azzam Hameed
Quartet. 7/17: Rob Aronstein Trio. 7/24: John MacIntosh Quartet.
7/31: Ed Wool. 8/7: Art Eisenburg Quartet. 8/14: Brian Patneaude
Quartet. 8/21: Paul Mastrianni Trio. 8/28: Fred Young-LaJolla.
9/4: Nat Phipps Trio. 9/11: Mark Davenport.
Visitor Center’s Multicultural Music Series
Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.
Samba Group. 8/12: Alex Torres & the Latin Kings. 8/19:
Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 8/26: Kleine Klezmer
Visitor Center’s Spa City Band Concerts
Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.
at Twilight 2001
Public Library, 765-2791.
McKrells. 7/23: the Swing Docs. 8/6: Ernie Williams.
of New Scotland Concerts
Bush Park): Mind’s End. 8/1 (Wallace Park, Swift Road): Arc.
of Voorheesville Concerts
Gazebo, Maple Road (rain site: First Methodist Church), 765-2692.
Wilson and Bill Spence. 7/16: the String Dusters. 7/30: Adie
Park Concert Series
Park Lakehouse, Albany, 1-866-333-8191.
Pulse. 7/14: Chava Alberstein. 7/21: Lunasa. 7/28: Salif Keita.
8/11: the Waifs.
Performing Arts Center, Sheffield, Mass., (413) 528-8888, unless
otherwise noted. Main Stage performances: 7 PM Tuesday, 8 PM
Wednesday-Saturday, 5 PM Sunday; 2 PM matinee Friday. Stage
II performances: 7:30 PM Wednesday-Sunday. Youth Theatre performances:
7 PM Wednesday-Saturday, 2PM Friday-Sunday.
25-July 19: Funny Girl. July 23-Aug. 2:
Lobby Hero. Aug. 7-23: The Game.
9-23: Ears on a Beatle. July 30-Aug. 10:
The Shape of Things.
Production—July 16-27 (Consolati Performing Arts Center),
July 30-Aug. 10 (Springside Park, Pittsfield): Once Upon
Events (StudioSpace, Sheffield)—July 5-6: Marnie Nixon
Cabaret. July 11: Jule Styne Cabaret.
Street, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-5576. Call for performance
18-July 5: Enter Laughing. July 9-26: The Stillborn
Lover. July 30-Aug. 9: Talley’s Folly. Aug. 14-30:
Theatre—June 12-July 12: Nijinsky’s Last Dance. July
17-Aug. 2: The Who’s Tommy. Aug. 7-29: Assassins.
for Young Audiences (Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield)—June 25-July
19: Arabian Nights.
St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 663-3240
12: Hard Time. Aug. 1-23: The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
performances take place at 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413)
637-1199, except those at the Stables Theater and the Main
Stage, which take place at the Mount, Lenox, Mass. Call for
Rose Footprint Theatre—June 21-Aug. 24: The Henry VI Chronicles.
July 4: Reading of the Declaration of Independence. July 31-Aug.
31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Aug. 22 and 24: The
Youths That Thunder at a Playhouse.
Theatre—Through Aug. 31: Much Ado About Nothing.
June 26-28: Dibbledance: the Fools’ and Lovers’ Dances.
July 5-Aug. 31: Complete Works of William Shakespeare
(abridged). July 18-Aug. 30: King Lear. Sept. 5-Nov.
2: Ethan Frome. Nov. 20-23: The Youths That Thunder
at a Playhouse.
Lawn Theatre—Through Aug. 24: The Fly-Bottle. June
20-Aug. 31: The Chekov One-Acts. July 12-Aug. 31: Vita
& Virginia. Aug. 26-31: 11th Annual Studio Festival
of Plays. Nov. 7-Dec. 21: Lettice and Lovage.
Events: June 7-Aug 31: Free Outdoor Bankside Festival: Preludes
(before most Founders’ performances); A Midsummer Night’s
Dream (Thu, 6 PM; Sat, 10 AM and 6 PM); Shakespeare
and the Language That Shaped a World (Wed, 6 PM; Sun,
10 AM and 6 PM).
Mass. Ticket orders: (413) 597-3400; 24-hour information line:
(413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.
25-July 6: The Threepenny Opera. July 9-20: Landscape
of the Body. July 23-Aug. 3: Under Milk Wood. Aug.
6-17: Travesties. Aug. 20-24: An Enemy of the People.
Stage—July 2-13: Big Bill. July 16-27: Mother of
Invention. July 30-Aug. 10: The Lake. Aug. 12-16:
The Chekhov Cycle.
College—July 3-5, 17-19, July 31-Aug. 2, Aug. 14-16: Cabaret
locations, Glens Falls, 798-7479. Call for performance times.
Recreation Center, June 19-30: The Lake’s End.
Collection, Glens Falls, June 26-28: It Goes Without Saying.
North Creek, July 9-11: It Goes Without Saying.
Glens Falls, July 2-13: Bingo.
Scenic Building, July 17-27: The Unexpected Man.
N. Pearl St., Albany, 462-4531. Performances 7:30 PM Tuesday-Thursday;
8 PM Friday; 4 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 2:30 PM Sunday.
Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-PLAY (7529). Performances 8 PM
Wednesday-Saturday; 2 PM Sunday.
June 15: Don’t Dress for Dinner. July 11-Aug. 17: Murder
at Howard Johnson.
6: Moon Over Buffalo. July 11-20: The Mikado.
July 25-Aug. 3: The Cripple of Inishman. Aug. 15-Sept.
7: Annie Get Your Gun.
Broadway, Salem, 854-9200. Evening performances at: 8 PM;
matinees at 2 PM Thursday; special matinees 3 PM Sunday.
5: Biloxi Blues. July 9-20: Annie. July 24-Aug.
2: West Side Story. Aug. 6-Aug. 16: My Way.
Aug. 20-Sept. 30: Over the River and Through the Woods.
Theatre and Dance
Knoll Theatre, 186 Woodstock Ave., Palenville, 797-3684 or
678-3205. Performances 8 PM Friday-Saturday; 3 PM Saturday-Sunday.
June 15: Handy Dandy: A Comedy but . . . June 27-July
13: Sea Marks. July 25-Aug. 10: What About Luv?
Aug. 16-17: ITAD’s fourth annual Internship Showcase at Pine
203, Chatham, 392-9292. Call for performance times.
June 1: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
June 5-15: Smoky Joe’s Cafe. June 19-29: The Best
Little Whorehouse in Texas. July 3-13: Sugar Babies.
July 16-20: TBA. July 24-Aug. 3: Hello, Dolly! Aug.
7-Aug. 17: The Secret Garden. Aug. 21-31: State
York State Theatre Institute
Fine Arts Center, Russell Sage College Campus, Troy, 274-3256.
Performances 8:15 PM Saturday; 2 PM Sunday; 10 AM Monday.
June 13: The Wizard of Oz.
Park Amphitheater, Albany, 434-0776. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Sunday.
Park Playhouse II performances at 5:30 PM Thursday-Sunday.
17: My Fair Lady. Aug. 5-17: Cinderella. (Park
Lake Summer Theater
Lake Auditorium, 2 Wesley Ave., Round Lake, 899-2800. Performances
8 PM Friday-Saturday; 2 PM Saturday.
Springs Congress Park, Saratoga, 884-4947. Performances 6
The Taming of the Shrew.
A. Swyer Studios, National Museum of Dance, 584-8870
LAByrinth Theater Company’s Second Annual Company Intensive.
Pointe Center for the Arts, Kinderhook, 758-9234. Performances
7:30 PM Wednesday-Thursday; 8 PM Friday-Saturday; 2 PM Sunday.
6: The Drawer Boy. July 19: The Dancing Fox: Wisdom
Tales of the Middle East.
20, New Lebanon, 794-8989. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Friday;
5 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 2 and 7 PM Sunday.
Natalie Needs a Nightie. June 26-July 6: Fame Takes
a Holiday. July 10-20: The Mystery of Irma Vep.
July 24-Aug. 3: Route 66. Aug. 7-17: Hollywood
Pinafore. Aug. 21-31: Chicago.
Vt., (802) 867-5777. Performances 8 PM Tuesday-Friday; 2PM Wednesday;
8 PM; 4 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 3 PM Sunday.
Little Women. June 26-July 12: Sherlock Holmes and the
Sign of Four. July 17-Aug. 9: Appointment With Death.
Aug.14-Sept. 6: The Foreigner.
Center for the Arts, Route 9 and Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.,
(802) 447-0564. Call for performance times.
13: Things We Do for Love. July 25-Aug. 9: The Dinner
Party. Aug. 15-Sept. 7: The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg.
Festivals & Special Events
Henry Hudson Planetarium. Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush
Square, Albany. Enjoy Star Shows at an official NASA Space Place.
Saturdays 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. $4.50, $3 kids, students and
seniors, children under 5 are free. For shows and descriptions,
www.albany.org or call 434-0405.
Schenectady Museum Planetarium. Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady.
Cool new exhibits will change the way you look at the science,
art, technology, and history all around you. Featured show,
Honey I Shrunk the Solar System begins July 1. Shows
Thu and Fri at 2 PM; Sat and Sun at 1, 2, 3 PM. Admission $5,
$3 child, $4 senior, planetarium $1.50 each additional. For
show descriptions call 382-7890.
7-Oct. 11: Shaker Heritage Society Guided Tours. Shaker Meeting
House, 875 Watervliet Shaker Road, Suite 2, Albany. Explore
the early history of Shaker life with costumed guides. Tours
take place every Sat at 11:30 AM or 1:30 PM and last roughly
45 minutes. $3, under 12 free. 456-7890.
Albany Reads Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. The 4th
annual event features a parade, the Albany Police Pipe Band
and Alva the Bookworm. Noon-4 PM. 474-5877.
Outdoor Flea Market. Aunt Katies Attic, Route 5, Scotia. 887-3026.
8: Rest in Peace: Rural Cemetaries in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady
and Troy. Explore examples of the romantic 19th-century rural
cemetary movement. For times and locations call 434-0405.
Thirteenth Annual No-Octane Regatta for Wooden Boats. Adirondack
Museum, Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Canoe races, boating
vendors, workshops, a lecture, munchies and concerts at this
annual event. Activities for kids, including toy-boat building
workshop. For shows and descriptions, www.adirondackmuseum.org
14-15: Sheep to Shawl Weekend. Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield,
Mass. Explore the fun and fascinating world of sheep and wool
as expert shearers and textile workers take visitors through
an entire sheep to shawl process, from shearing to weaving.
9:30 AM-5 PM. (413) 443-0188.
14-Aug. 31: Yaddo Gardens Tours. Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs.
Experience the grounds and architecture of this famous artists’
retreat firsthand. Tours are on Saturdays at 11 AM and Tuesdays
during racing season at 11 AM, $3 donation requested. 584-0746.
14: JUNETEENTH Arts Festival. Proctor’s Theater, 432 State
St., Schenectady. Celebrate the ending of slavery at an event
featuring art, vendors, entertainment and raffles. There will
be a Reparations panel. 1-6 PM. $3 per person or $5 per family.
For more information call 346-1262.
Rest in Peace: Rural Cemetaries in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady
and Troy. Explore examples of the romantic 19th century rural
cemetary movement. For times and locations call 434-0405.
15: Third Annual Washington Park Lobster Festival. Washington
Park, Albany. A variety of food items and entertainment will
be avaiable in addition to lobster and steak dinners for purchase.
For more information visit www.albanyrotary.org or call 448-5060.
Antiques Festival. Luykas Van Alen House, Route 9H, Kinderhook.
Featuring more than 60 dealers showcasing their wares. $5.
10 AM-4 PM. 758-9265.
21-22: Eleventh Annual Bavarian Summerfest. Riedlbauer’s Resort,
Round Top. This annual festival features Bavarian bands, German
folk dancing, cow-bell ringing and alps horns aplenty. Also,
food, beverage and craft vendors throughout. $7 (free on Sun),
children under 12 free. 622-9584.
23-Aug. 18: Camp Saratoga Fun Run. Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife
Preserve and Park, Scout Road, Wilton. A series of five, 5k
races to be held on Monday evenings throughout the summer.
$3, with all proceeds to benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve
and Park. For specific rac dates and times, call 584-3488.
Historic Home & Garden Tour. Ten Broeck Triangle Neighborhood,
Albany. Discover many of the neighborhood’s beautiful homes
and gardens, including the Mansion. 5-8 PM. $12 by June 17,
$15 after that date. 436-9826.
28-29: Round Lake Antique Show. Village of Round Lake. Free
admission. 9 AM-5 PM.
23rd Annual Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance.
Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. Featuring various musicians
and dance troupes from around the world. Evening concerts,
participatory dances, classes, family activities, storytelling
and all kinds of food offerings round out the annual music-and-dance/arts-and-crafts
celebration. Festival begins Fri at 7 PM (classes from 3-5
PM), continuing Sat-Sun. For ticket prices, www.oldsongs.org
or call 765-2815.
28-29: Lake George Summerfest. Shepard Park, Canada Street,
Lake George. Festival includes arts and crafts show as well
as live musical entertainment each day. 10 AM-6 PM both days.
Craft show on Sat-Sun 10AM-dusk. Free. 668-5755.
The Lure and Legend of Saratoga Springs. Guided walking tours
of historic Saratoga Springs led by guides from the Saratoga
Springs Visitors Center. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Tours begin at 10:30 AM. $2. For further times/locations,
4: 4th of July Parade. Pittsfield, Mass. America’s Home Town
Parade begins at 10 AM.
4: Wilmington Fourth of July Fireworks. Wilmington, Vt. Festivities
begin at 6 PM, fireworks at 9:15 PM. Rain date July 5. (802)
4: Wardsboro 54th Annual Parade and Street Fair. Wardsboro,
Vt. This old-fashioned celebration features bands, floats,
clowns, antique cars, crafts and refreshments. Begins at 9
AM. (802) 464-8092.
4: Price Chopper Fabulous Fourth Festivities. Empire State
Plaza, Albany. Food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display.
Free. 4-10 PM. 473-0559.
4: July 4 Celebration. Clifton Common, Vischer Ferry Road,
Clifton Park. Arts and crafts, sporting events, entertainment,
displays and music. Parade begins at noon. Fireworks in the
evening. Festivities conclude after the fireworks. 371-6667.
4: An Old-Fashioned Family Fourth of July. Clermont State
Historic Site, 1 Clermont Ave. (Route 6), Germantown. Fife
and drum core, magician and puppet show, musical entertainment,
colonial games and crafts all followed by a band competition.
noon-8 PM. $2 for adults, $3 for children. 537-4240.
4: Strawberry Shortcake Breakfast and Flag-Making Festival.
Shaker Museum, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. Face painting,
live music, children’s parade, tours of the museum and a reading
of the Declaration of Independence are all part of the festivities.
9 AM-noon. $6, $3 kids 12 and under. Price includes museum
admission. 794-9100 ext. 118.
4: Family Festival. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Route 66,
Chatam. Fireworks, musical entertainment, skateboard half-pipe
demonstrations, climbing wall, amusement and pony rides, and
lots of food. 3-11 PM. $15 per carload, free parking. 392-2121.
4-5: Calico Dancers Good Time Pow Wow. Harry J. Betar Jr.
Memorial Recreational Park (formerly Moreau Recreation Park),
Route 32, South Glens Falls. Festival highlights include dancing,
Native American crafts and supplies, food vendors and more.
Dancing from 1-10 PM each day and vendors will be present
all day. Free admission. 793-1693.
4-6: The Berkshires Summer Art Festival. Ski Butternut, Great
Barrington, Mass. 200 world class art exhibits, demonstrations,
gourmet foods and live entertainment. Adults $8, seniors $7,
$5 students, children under 10 free. Weekend pass $11. (800)
Fireworks. Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, East Durham.
Enjoy a small-town Fourth of July celebration at the festival
grounds. (800) 434-FEST.
5-Aug 17: Sterling Renaissance Festival. Sterling. It’s classic,
yet naughty, with more romance than Valentine’s Day, more
costumes than Halloween and all the rowdiness of Mardi Gras.
Also features many award-winning artisans, Elizabethan fare,
theater and music. Saturdays and Sundays, rain or shine. $20,
children 6 to 12 $7, children under 5 free. www.SterlingFestival.com
5: 15th Annual Vermont State Chili Cookoff and Salsa Too.
Mount Snow, Vt. More than 30 chili cooks show off their best
stuff, featuring some of the region’s tastiest chilis and
salsas. Activities include tasting, live music and dancing,
games, as well as judging and awards. $10, $7 children, 5
and under free. (800) 245-SNOW.
9-13: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass.
One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. Opens 6
AM Wednesday. Admission $5 opening day only; centrally located
parking $5. (508) 347-2179; campsites by reservation at (413)
Christmas in July Weekend. Ten Broeck Mansion, 9 Ten Broek
Place, Albany. Garden preview party 6-9 PM Fri. Ten Broek
Triangle and Downtown Albany walking tour on 12-4 PM Sat.
Open house at the Ten Broek Mansion featuring crafts and vendors
for the upcoming holiday season, 10-4 PM Sat and Sun. For
more information and admission prices, 436-9826
12-13: Americana Artisans’ Craft Show. Hancock Shaker Village,
Pittsfield, Mass. A hundred of the country’s most highly recognized
artisans show and sell reproduction furniture, pottery, folk
art, metalware and other works from 18th- and 19th-century
life. 9:30 AM-5 PM. (413) 443-0188.
12-13: SolarFest: Energy Education Through the Arts. Middletown
Springs. Vt. Roughly 25 performers on two solar-powered stages
and a number of workshops on sustainable living and renewable
energy. Weekend tickets $30, early bird special, teen and
day rates available. For tickets or more information call
(802) 235-2866 or www.solarfest.org.
12: Athens Street Festival. Riverfront Park and Second Street,
Athens. All-day festival from 10 AM-dark. Features live entertainment,
an antique car show, food, crafters, vendors, children’s rides
and games in the park, boat rides on the Hudson River. Topped
off with fireworks at dusk (rain date: July 13). 945-1551.
15-20: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds,
Ballston Spa. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton
candy. 9 AM-midnight. $7, $2 for children 6 to 12, children
under 6 free. For more information www.saratogacountyfair.org
or call 885-9701.
19: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Art
and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art
show and sale. 10 AM-4 PM. 584-4132.
27: GE Kid’s Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. JJ the Jetplane,
clowns, face painters, pony rides, petting zoo, puppets, magician,
educational displays and hands-on art activities at this annual
event. 1-5 PM. 473-0559.
27-29: 7th Annual Cappielo Festa Italiana. Central Park, Schenectady.
Music, dance, food, exhibits of Italian cultural interest,
and hands-on activities related to Italian traditions. Fri.
4-10 PM, Sat. noon to 10 PM, Sun. noon to 8 PM. Free.
2: Shaker Museum & Library’s Antiques Festival. Shaker
Museum & Library, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. A variety
of antiques and high-quality reproductions will be on sale
at this festival. 10 AM-4 PM; early buyers must pay a premium.
2: 48th Annual Antiques Festival. Shaker Museum & Library,
Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. Hunt for treasures in a country
fair type atmosphere. Dealers from all over the Northeast
present unique selection of collectibles. 10 AM-4 PM. $6 adults,
early buyers at 9 AM for $10. 794-9100.
2: State Farm African-American Arts & Cultural Festival.
Empire State Plaza, Albany. This annual community celebration
features musical entertainment and dance groups on two stages,
craft artisans, sports demonstrations, free children’s activities
and sensational cuisine. 1-8 PM. 473-0559.
9-10: German Alps Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter.
A festival rooted in Bavarian tradition, featuring a variety
of brews from around the world as well as authentic German
entertainers, expositions, craft shows and plenty of food.
$10, reduced group rate of $15. Gates open at 9 AM. 263-4223.
12-17: Altamont Fair. Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont.
Three-county fair, free grandstand, three-ring circus, country
music, exhibits, petting zoo, midway, contests and events.
$8, $6 advanced sale, $6 seniors, $4 kids 7-14, under 7 are
free, free parking. 861-6671.
14-19: Lake George Family Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George.
This 27th annual festival features crafts, entertainment,
games and food galore. 668-5771.
10th Annual Grecian Festival. Pittsfield, Mass. Food, pastry,
music, family activities. (413) 442-8113.
16-17: International Celtic Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski
Bowl, Hunter. More than 1,000 bagpipers and drummers gather
for a two-day competition. Festivities include live entertainment
direct from the Emerald Isles. Bagpipe competition, caber
tossing, sheepherding demonstrations and more. Celtic vendors
and kid’s entertainment. $10, reduced group rate of $15.263-4223.
16-17: 32nd Annual Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show. Route
20 from Madison to Bouckville. More than 1,000 dealers are
expected for this annual antiques extravaganza. 7 AM-5 PM
Sat, 9 AM-5 PM Sun. $6 for daily passes, $7 on Sat. for early
admission from 7-9 AM and weekend pass. Rain or shine. For
early bird admission prices and other information, call (315)
16-17: Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival. 9 AM-5 PM, free
16-17: 11th Annual Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show.
On the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Over 65
exhibitors featuring ceramics, wood, jewelry, fine art, leather,
furniture and fiber clothing. 10 AM-5 PM on Saturday and 10
AM-4 PM on Sunday. (413) 298-5200.
18-24: Washington County Fair. Washington County Fairgrounds,
Route 29 (between Schuylerville and Greenwich), Greenwich.
All the fun you go to a county fair for, plus live entertainment,
backyard circus, petting zoo, carnival night and discount
days for seniors and kids. $7, children under 14 are free.
19: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Art
and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art
show and sale. 10 AM-4 PM. 584-4132.
21-Sept.1: New York State Fair. State Fair Grounds, off I-690,
Syracuse. Festival features agricultural exhibits, a demolition
derby, midway, crafts and live entertainment. Details/ticket
info, (315) 487-7711.
23-24: Hancock Shaker Village Antiques Show and Market. Pittsfield,
Mass. Shaker and other period furniture, textiles, decorative
accessories, prints and maps will all be on exhibit. 9:30
AM-5 PM. $6 for show. (413) 443-0188.
27-Sept.1: Schaghticoke Fair. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Routes
67 and 40, Schaghticoke. Enjoy rides, crafts, music and agricultural
exhibits. $7, children 13 and under free. Wednesday is senior
citizens day $4, season pass $23. $2 parking. Gates open at
10 AM. 753-4411.
28-Sept. 1: Columbia County Fair. Columbia County Fairgrounds,
Routes 66 and 203, Chatham. Live music and dance groups performing
as well as a demolition derby, harness racing, draft horse
show and midway rides. $8, under 12 free. 758-1811.
30-Sept. 1: 23rd Annual Iroquois Performing Arts Festival.
Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave. Dancers, performance artists,
live music as well as an archeology tent, kids’ activities,
crafts, nature walks and more. 10 AM-6 PM each day rain or
shine. $10 adults, $5 children, groups rates are available.
31: Hunter Mountain Fair. An old-fashioned country fair with
the added pizazz of modern demonstrations, carnival rides,
and lots of great food. Free admision. The Skyride will be
31-Sept. 2: Mount Snow Brewer’s Fest. Mount Snow, Vt. The
combination of great food, great music and great beer round
out this end-of-summer celebration. Sample more than 60 of
New England’s finest microbrews, handcrafted ales, porters
and stouts. Festival hours/information, (800) 245-SNOW.
4-6: Saratoga Wine & Food Festival. Saratoga Performing
Arts Center, Saratoga. Eat, drink and be educated about the
subtleties and spirit of choice wines and companion delectables
at the international festival benifiting the Saratoga Performing
Arts Center. Patron package $150. For more information call
6-ongoing: Shaker Suppers. Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield,
Mass. Guided, costumed tours of this historic site followed
by a four-course Shaker dinner and ending with a period music
program. 5-9 PM. Advance reservations are recommended. $40,
includes a 10-day pass to the village. Call for dates. (413)
11-14: Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival. 1 Sunside
Road, Blackthom Resort, East Durham. Sixth annual festival
featuring guided mini tours, charity events, seminars, contests,
bike shows, live music, a parade and carnival fun. $10 per
day, or $25 pre- registration for the weekend. 634-2541.
13: Berkshire Columbia Slow Food Festival. Shaker Museum &
Library, Old Chatham. The marketplace and cookout of locally
grown and produced food will feature tastings from area restaurants,
a farmer’s market for local cheese, honey, herbs, baked goods
and produce, spit-roasted lamb, beef, and pork, lectures and
demonstrations including keynote by Ruth Reichl, editor of
Gourmet, and much more. 11 AM to 4 PM. 794-9100.
Center Farmers Market
Colvin Ave., Albany
10 AM-3 PM
District Regional Marker (Wholesale)
(Route 32) and Route. 378, Menands
6 AM-9 AM; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30 AM-8 AM
Farmers Market I
1st and Columbia streets
9 AM-1 PM
Farmers Market II
1st Street, between Warren and Columbia streets
Park Farmers Market
George’s Church, Route 146 at Maxwell Drive
Area Neighborhood Farmers Market
James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany
Albany Farmers Market
Building, State Street and Broadway
11 AM-2 PM
State Plaza Farmers Market
end—near Legislative Office Building, Albany
and Wednesdays, 11 AM-2 PM
Congregational Church Farmers Market
Quail St. (at Maple Avenue), Albany
United Methodist Church Farmers Market
Kenwood Ave., Delmar
Edward Farmers Market
Bowl Parking Lot, Route 4
10 AM-1 PM
Falls Farmers Market
Street parking lot, downtown Glens Falls
Street and Stony Creek
9 AM-1 PM
Cross Church Farmers Market
Street and Western Avenue., Albany
Falls Farmers Marker
Falls Farmers Market
Plaza parking lot, Burgoyne Avenue
10 AM-1 PM
Square and Green
8 AM-12:30 PM
George Farmers Market
9 across from Gaslight Village
10 AM-2 PM
Community Center, Route 9
11 AM-2 PM
Granville Farmers Market
Store parking lot, Burgoyne Avenue
Lincoln-Mercury, Lake George Road (Route 9)
10 AM-1 PM
10 AM-1 PM
Park, Route 22
10 AM-2 PM
Rock Park, Saratoga Springs
9 AM-1 PM; Wednesdays, 3-6 PM
Farmers Market I
9 AM-2 PM
Farmers Market II
Luke’s Church, 1241 State St.
10 AM-3 PM
Glens Falls Farmers Market
Park, Spring Street
11 AM-2 PM
Glens Falls Farmers Market
Park, Spring Street
11 AM-2 PM
Ambrose Church Farmers Market
Old Loudon Road, Latham
9 AM-1 PM
Campus Farmers Market
Office Campus, Building 8A, Albany
10:30 AM-1:30 PM
between 3rd and 4th streets
and Wednesdays, 10 AM-2 PM
Waterfront Farmers Market
Dock and Marina, River Street
9 AM-1 PM
Riverfront Farmers Market
Mills Park, River Street
Boulevard (Park) at Canal Street
10 AM-2 PM