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Art & Exhibits


Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts

Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake, 352-7715.

Through July 5: Photographs by Gerry Lemmo. June 20-Aug. 11: Lasting Impressions: A Childhood Journey. June 23-Aug. 4: Beginnings, photographs by Ed Wyant, Jr. June 23-Aug. 14: Wanderings: Paint, Paper, Print, works by Alice Wand. Aug. 14-Oct. 13: Visions of America, works by Jerry Sheets. Aug. 18-Sept. 29: Vessels with Attitude, works by Christine French. Aug. 18-Sept. 29: An Adirondack Aesthetic, works by Ellen Haffar.

Adirondack Mountain Club

Route 9N, Luzerne Road, Lake George, 668-4447.

Through June 30: Works by Helen Ruddock.

Albany Center Galleries

Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, 462-4775.

June 20-July 29: The Last Dance, works by Seana Biondolillo. Aug. 8-Sept. 16: Works by Potty Mouth Crew.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

Through Dec. 31: Common Ground: 200 Years of Washington Park. June 15-Nov.6: Picture Perfect: Photographs of Washington Park. June 22-Sept. 3: The Autobiography of Bill Sullivan.

Arts 220 Gallery & Studio

Route 22, Salem, 854-3406.

Through June 30: Works by Carolyn Abrams and Dave Francis. July 1-31: Works by Paula Krieg and Leif Johnson. Aug. 1-31: Works by Caroline Hooke, Dave O’Keefe, and Ruth Sauer.

The Arts Center Gallery at the Saratoga County Arts Council

320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.

Through July 15: Solitary Terrain, works by Gisele Couturier and Liz Howe.

Bennington Center for the Arts

44 Gypsy Lane, Vermont Route 9, Bennington, Vt., (802) 442-7158.

June 10-Dec. 12: Small Works Show. June 17-July 30: Art of the Animal Kingdom XI. July 1-Aug. 6: Art of the Human Spirit. Aug. 5-Sept. 10: American Artists Abroad. Aug 5-Sept. 10: Artists for the New Century. Aug. 12-Sept. 10: Eric Sloane retrospective.

Bennington Museum

West Main Street, Bennington, Vt., (802) 447-1571.

Through July 16: Booming Out: Mohawk Iron Workers Build New York. Through July 16: The Etchings of Rembrandt. Aug. 4-Nov. 3: In Place: The Photographs of Neil Rappaport.

The Berkshire Museum

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.

Through Oct. 20: Baseball: Art of the Game. July 8-Oct. 29: Bug Out of the Box: Contemporary Art , Science, and History of Bugs.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.

June 8-July 9: Works by Anne Francey, David Konigsberg, and Shawn Snow. July 13-Aug. 13: Works by Lependorf/Shire, Trent Miller and Deborah Zlotsky. Aug. 17-Sept. 17: Works by Sarah Berney, Joe Wheaton and Judith Lamb.

Chapman Historical Museum

348 Glen St., Glens Falls, 793-2826.

Through Oct. 8: The Road to Lake George.

Clark Art Institute

225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-9545.

Through Sept. 4: The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionists and Early Modern Paintings from the Collections of Sterling and Stephen Clark. June 24-Sept. 17: Delacroix and the Horse, featuring a never-before publicly displayed work by Eugène Delacroix.

Columbia Greene Community College

4400 Route 23, Hudson, 828-4181.

Through Aug. 25: Student art show.

Deborah Davis Fine Art

345 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1890.

Through June 18: Inspired by Nature, works by Connie Fiedler and Stanley Maltzman.

Eric Carle Museum

125 West Bay Road, Amherst, Mass., (413) 658-1100.

Through June 25: Dutch Treats: Contemporary Illustrators from The Netherlands. Through Sept. 3: Creative Connections: The Art of Eric Carle and Leo Lionni. Through Dec. 10: Process: From Person to Pencil to Published.

Farmers’ Museum

Lake Road, Route 80, Cooperstown, (888) 547-1499.

Through Oct. 31: Mysteries of the Lake: Otsego Lake . . . Past and Present.

Fenimore Art Museum

Lake Road, Route 80, Cooperstown, (607) 547-1400.

Through Sept. 4: Cooperstown Through the eyes of an Artist, photographs by Richard S. Ducan. Through Dec. 31: Grandma Moses: Grandmother to the Nation. Through Dec. 31: Reveal Conceal: The Transforming Power of Masks. Through Dec. 31: Heartbeat and Harmony: The Art of American Indian Women. Through Dec. 31: Glories of Their Landscape: The Hudson River School.

Fulton Street Gallery

408 Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.

Through June 17: Tattoo: Body Art. Through June 17: Blink, selected works from regional artists and students of the College of Saint Rose.

Gallery 100

445 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-0818.

Through June 24: Paintings by Jenny Nelson and Ann Scott. June 29-July 30: NYC Ballet photography by Paul Kolnik. Aug. 3-Sept. 10: Get Your Beverages Here.

Greene County Council on the Arts Catskill Gallery

398 Main St., Catskill, 943-3400.

Through June 17: Mirror Mirror. Through June 17: works by Betty Kratzestein. June 24-Aug. 5: Superartists. June 24-Aug. 5: works by Rosalie Frankel. Aug. 12-Sept. 30: Big Country. Aug. 12-Sept. 30: Following the Light.

Greene County Council on the Arts Mountaintop Gallery

Main Street, Windham, 943-3400.

June 17-July 30: Journeys in Clay 2006. Aug. 4-Sept. 24: Flora and Fauna.

Hamilton Hill Arts Center

409 Schenectady St., Schenectady, 346-1262.

Through July 7: JAZZart, featuring works by Larry Jackson, James Dunlap, Ashby Stevens, and Mabel Leon.

Hudson Opera House

327 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1438.

June 17-July 15: Photography exhibition by unseenamerica.

The Hyde Collection

161 Warren St., Glens Falls, 792-1761.


Edward Weston’s Pepper No. 30 (1930) at the Hyde Collection

Through June 30: Home and Architecture, co-presented by the World Awareness Children’s Museum of Glens Falls. Through July 16: Selections from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie. June 25-Aug. 13: Edward Weston: Life Work. Aug. 28-Dec. 10: Facing Abstraction: Refiguring the Body in the Twentieth Century.

Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, 296-8949.

Through Dec. 31: Brushstrokes: A History of Iroquois Painting.

Lake George Arts Project

Courthouse Gallery, Canada and Lower Amherst streets, Lake George Village, 668-2616.

Through June 16: works by Susan Abrams. July 8-Aug. 11: works by Iona Park and Aimee Tarasek.


Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls, 798-1144.

June 19-July 22: Summer exhibition and sculpture from Salem Art Works. Aug. 4-Sept. 8: Invitation Textiles and Fiber Arts Exhibition.

Lascano Gallery

297 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-0471.

Through June 25: works by Steve Miller, Petula Bloomfield, and Michael McLaughlin. June 29-July 30: Minimal and Abstract Works. Aug. 3-Sept. 4: The Boston Ten.


1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481.

Through June 30: Don Gummer: Early Work. Through July 30: Realms & Reveries, recent work by Kamrooz Aram. Through Oct. 31: Amusement Park, works by Carsten Höller. Through 12/31: Ahistoric Occasion: Artists Making History. Through Feb. 2007: House of Oracles: A Huang Yong Ping Retrospective. Opening August 5: Gunnar A. Kaldewey: Artist Books for a Global World, Four Collaborations in Depth.

Modo Gallery

506 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5090.

Through July 2: Sonya Kelliher-Combs: Secrets.

National Museum of Dance

99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.

Through Dec. 31: Dance of the Iroquois. Through Dec. 31: Young Dancer. Through Dec. 31: Memoirs of a Lake George Showboat Performer.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through Aug. 6: Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition. Through Aug. 13: Op Art Revisited: Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Through Aug. 30: COM.EN.ART. Through Sept. 10: Focus on Nature IX. Through Dec. 31: Preserving Family History: The Heritage of an Albany County Family. Ongoing: Rescue Recovery Response—Phase II. Ongoing: Windows on New York.

The Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-4100.

June 10-Oct. 29: Frederic Remington and the American Civil War: A Ghost Story. Through Jan. 28, 2007: Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers.

North Pointe Cultural and Arts Center Gallery

62 Chatham St., Route 9, Kinderhook, 758-9234.

Through July 9: Visions from the Valley, works by Robin Requa Guthridge and Judith Vargas Warren.

Rensselaer County Historical Society

57 Second St., Troy, 272-7232.

Through Sept. 30: Hold It! The Amazing, Incredible Box.

Saratoga Visitors Center

297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.

Through June 30: Works by Cynthia Racette.

Schenectady County Historical Society

32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, 372-0263.

Through Aug. 30: The Erie Canal in Schenectady.

Schenectady Museum

Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.

Through June 30: Chemical Innovation: Developing the Essentials. June 24-July 22: Robots Rock!

SKH Gallery of Textiles and Fine Craft

Railroad Station, Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-3300.

Through June 27: SKH: Photography. Through 6/27. July 1-Aug. 1. Works by R.O. Blechman and Don Maynard. Aug. 5-29: Works by Susan Rodgers and Ani Kasten.

Skidmore College

Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.

Through July 9: Terry Winters: Sketchbook Pages and Tokyo Notes.

Smith College Museum of Art

Smith College, Northampton, Mass., (413) 585-3587.

Through June 25: A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era. Through July 30: Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity.

Spencertown Academy

Route 203, Spencertown, 392-3693.

Through June 18: Silver & Glass: Artist & Collector.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Skidmore College, 815 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.

Through Sept. 10: And Therefore I Am. June 24-Dec. 30: Opener 11: Nina Katchadourian.

University Art Museum

University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-4035.

June 29-Aug 6: 2006 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region.

Visions Gallery

40 N. Main St., Albany, 453-6600.

Through June 30: Sacred Images: The Devotional Art of an Immigrant Community at the Turn of the 19th Century. Through June 30: Where the Rainbow Never Ends, works by Jason Martinez.

William K. Sanford Town Library

Stedman Room, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, 458-9274.

Through June 30: Annual Spring Art Exhibit by members of the Albany Artists Group.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass., (413) 597-2429.

Througb Oct. 29: Jacqueline Humphries: New York. June 10-Sept. 10: Works by Rhoda Holmes Nicholls. June 18-Sept. 10: Zhan Wang: Urban Landscape.



Albany City Carillon

Albany City Hall, Albany. 434-8036. Performances at 1 PM. The bells can be enjoyed from the parks near City Hall.

June 11: Amy Heebner. June 18: Charles Semowich. June 25: Ann-Kirstine Christiansen. July 2: George Matthew, Jr. July 4: Daniel Kehoe. July 9: Marcel Siebers. July 16: Gerald Martindale. July 23: Alexander Solovov, Elena Sadina, Sergej Gratchev. July 30: Hans Hielscher.

Aston Magna Festival

The Daniel Arts Center at Simon’s Rock College, Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-3595. Performances are at 5 PM.

July 1: An all-Mozart program including Eine kleine Nachtmusik and Bastien und Bastienne, featuring Dominique Labelle (soprano), William Hite (tenor) and David Ripley (baritone). July 8: A Mozart Crescendo, a program of chamber music featuring Daniel Stepner and Nancy Wilson (violins), David Miller and Laura Jeppesen (violas), Loretta O’Sullivan (cello). July 15: Mozart, Schubert and Goethe: A Lyrical Feast of Song and Sonata. Featuring Sharon Baker (soprano). July 22: Another all-Mozart program, including Mozart’s instrumental arrangement of The Magic Flute. Featuring Christopher Krueger (flute), Stephen Hammer (oboe), Daniel Stepner (violin), Laura Jeppesen (viola) and Loretta O’Sullivan (cello). July 29: John Gibbons (harpsichord) will perform Bach’s complete Goldberg Variations. Aug. 5: An ensemble of early music singers and baroque musicians will perform Monteverdi’s Orfeo. Featuring Frank Kelley as Orfeo.

Bard Music Festival

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900. The two-weekend festival is presented at various venues on the Bard campus.

Aug. 11-13, 18-20: Franz Liszt and His World.

Glimmerglass Opera

Alice Busch Opera Theatre, Cooperstown, (607) 547-2255 or Evening and matinee performances. Call for times and complete schedule.

July 7-Aug. 27: Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. July 8-Aug. 26: Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. July 22-Aug. 28: Philip Littell’s The Greater Good. July 29-Aug. 29: Jánacek’s Jenufa.

Lake George Opera

Spa Little Theatre, Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 584-6018 or

June 29, July 6 (8 PM); July 1, 8 (1 PM): Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. June 30, July 7 (8 PM); July 2, 10 (1 PM): Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci and Cimarosa’s Il Maestro di Cappella. July 1 (8 PM); July 5, 9 (1 PM): Rorem’s Our Town. July 8 (8 PM): Mozart and Menotti.

Maverick Concert Series

Maverick Concert Hall, Maverick Road (off Route 375), Rosendale, (845) 679-8217 or

Jie Chen at the Maverick Concert Hall

June 24 (6 PM): Pianist Frederick Chu with the Maverick Chamber Players will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 11, No. 12 and No. 13. June 25 (3 PM): American String Quartet will perform works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Mozart. July 1 (11 AM): Young people’s concert with Janet Grice (bassoon) and Armen Donelian (piano). July 1 (6 PM): Pianist Jie Chen will perform works by Mozart, Schumann, Meltzer and Albéniz. July 2 (3 PM): Miami String Quartet, with pianist Melvin Chen, will perform works by Haydn, Mozart and Foote. July 8 (6 PM): Pianist Babette Hierholzer, with narrators Gail Godwin and Alexander Platt, will present Men, Women and Pianos: The Mozart-Schumann Connection. Works by Mozart, Schumann, Milhaud. July 9 (3 PM): Cellist Felix Fan will perform sonatas by Bach and Britten. July 16 (3 PM): Borromeo String Quartet will perform works by Mozart (Quartet No. 14), Britten (Quartet No. 2) and Dvorák. July 22 (6 PM): Trio Solisti will perform works by Mussorgsky, Schoenfield and Gershwin. July 23 (3 PM): Pacifica String Quartet will perform works by Mozart (Quartet in C), Shostakovich and Britten (Quartet No. 2). July 29 (11 AM): Young people’s comcert with the New York String Trio. July 30 (3 PM): Brentano String Quartet, with violist Hsin-Yun Hwang, will perform viola quintets by Mozart, and Horne’s String Quartet No. 4. Aug. 6 (3 PM): St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform works by Shostakovich, Schumann and Mozart (Quartet No. 21). Aug. 12 (6 PM): Pianist Joshua Rifkin will perform works by Bach, as well as ragtime and tango pieces. Aug. 13 (3 PM): Tokyo String Quartet will perform works by Beethoven, Brahms and Webern. Aug. 20 (3 PM): Shanghai String Quartet will perform works by Mozart (Quartet No. 22), Ligeti and Grieg. Aug. 26 (11 AM): Young people’s concert with the Rossetti String Quartet. Aug. 26 (6 PM): Violinist Livia Sohn and pianist Natalie Zhu will perform sonatas by Mozart, Grieg and a new work by Russell Platt. Aug. 27 (3 PM) Rossetti String Quartet, with pianist Ursula Oppens, will perform works by Astor Piazzolla, Shostakovich and Mozart (Quartet No. 20). Sept. 2 (6 PM): Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Simone Dinnerstein will perform works by Beethoven, Britten and Shostakovich.

Music at the Lake

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. 644-9839 or

June 28 (1:30 PM): Singers from the Seagle Music Colony. July 5 (1:30 PM): Silver Bay Chamber Ensemble. July 19 (1:30 PM): Soprano Gisella Case performs Civil War-era compositions. July 25-30: Five-day Robert Schumann festival. Aug. 6 (3 PM): Pianist Diana Fanning performs Mozart’s Fantasy in D-minor and Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze. Aug. 18 (7 PM): Bel Canto Singers will perform an Italian opera. Sept. 2 (7 PM): Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu and pianist Hiroko Yamazaki.

Music From Salem

Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2495 or Performances at 8 PM.

July 8: Haydn’s Piano Trio in C major, Schubert’s Piano Trio in E-Flat major. July 15: Mozart’s String Quartet in G major, Schumann’s Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-Flat major, and new works by Korte and Leuschner. Aug. 5: Works by Debussy, Clark, Francaix, Boulanger and Chausson, featuring mezzo-soprano Mary Nessinger. Aug. 12: Works by Copland, Dvorák and Dohnanyi.

Saratoga Choral Festival 2006

Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Spa State Park Saratoga Springs, (518) 791-0185. Performance at 8 PM.

Aug. 19: Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; Brahms’ Vier Gesänge, with choral director Andrea Goodman.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. SPAC is the summer residence of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Saratoga Chamber Music Festival.

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Orchestral performances take place at 7:30 PM. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts feature Charles Dutoit conducting.

July 26: Rafael Fürbeck de Burgo conducts and pianist Peter Serkin is featured. Works by Beethoven and Brahms. July 27: A Holywood Fantasy with conductor Erich Kunzel. A program of popular film music. July 28: Pianist Jonathan Biss is featured and Rafael Fürbeck de Burgo conducts a program of music by Beethoven and Wagner. July 29: Marvin Hamlisch conducts a Gershwin celebration. Aug. 2: Works by Berlioz, Mendelssohn (Violin Concerto) and Brahms (Symphony No. 1), with violinist Gil Shaham. Aug. 3: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman, and works by Debussy and Saint-Säens. Aug. 4: Violinist Renaud Capuçon and cellist Gautier Capuçon are featured in an all-Tchaikovsky program. Aug. 5: Pianist André Watts is featured on Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, plus works by Ravel and Bright Sheng (The Phoenix). Aug. 9: Yo-Yo Ma returns to SPAC. Works by Rossini, Shostakovich and Dvorák. Aug. 10: Sarah Chang, violin, is featured on Bruch’s Violin Concerto. Also, works by Debussy and Ravel. Aug. 11: Christoph Eschenbach conducts and soprano Marisol Montalvo is featured in music by Beethoven and Pintscher. Aug. 12: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, is featured on Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, plus works by Rossini, Debussy and Musorgsky.

Saratoga Chamber Music Festival

Matinee performances on Sun at 2:15 PM, Mon, Tue evening performances at 7:30 PM. Featuring members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, with guests as noted. The music director is Chantal Juillet. The composer-in-residence is Bright Sheng.

Aug.1: Yefim Bronfman, piano, is the featured performer. Mozart’s Quintet for Clarinet and Strings and Piano Quartet in E-Flat major, and Sheng’s String Quartet No. 3. Aug. 6: André Watts and Bright Sheng, pianos. Works by Schubert, Sheng and Brahms. Aug. 7: Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is featured on works by Shostakovich and Mendelssohn. Aug 8: Violinst Sarah Chang, harpsichordist Mark Kroll and soprano Agathe Martel are featured on works by Bach, Monteverdi and Vivaldi. Aug. 13: Pianist Richard Kogan in a program of works by Schumann.

Garrick Ohlsson at Tanglewood


Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-5165 or www.tangle The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of James Levine and guest conductors this season, along with a variety of visiting artists.

June 29: (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 1 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. June 30 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Juilliard String Quartet performs works by Schubert, Viñao and Brahms. July 2 (2:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 2 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 6 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 3 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 7 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine will conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. July 8 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Symphony Orchestra, with pianist Emanuel Ax, performs the music of Ravel, Mozart, Debussy and Roussel. July 9 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, with violinist Joshua Bell, performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 and Sibelius’ Violin Concerto. July 9 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 4 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 11 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Yefim Bronfman, violinist Gil Shaham and cellist Truls Mork will present an all-Schubert program. July 12 (8:30 PM, Shed): Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops Orchestra in a program of Bernstein’s Broadway music. July 13 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 5 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 14 (8:30 PM, Shed) James Levine conducts the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder. July 15 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine conducts the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and Chorus in Strauss’ Electra. July 16 (2:30 PM, Shed) Sir Andrew Davis conducts the BSO and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet in works by Kodály, Liszt and Dvorák. July 16 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 6 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 18 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 7 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 19 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Emerson String Quartet will perform an all-Shostakovich program. July 20 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs program 8 of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas. July 21 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO present an all-Mozart program, including the Symphony No. 41 and, with pianist Richard Goode, Piano Concerto No. 27. July 22 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine conducts the BSO and chorus in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. July 23 (2:30 PM, Shed): Another all-Mozart program with the BSO. July 25 (8:30 PM, Shed): Tanglewood on Parade with James Levine, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Boston Pops Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra. July 27 (8 PM, Theater); July 28 (2:30 PM, Theater): TMC Vocal Fellows and Orchestra perform works by Hindemith, Stravinsky and Carter. July 28 (8:30 PM, Shed): Ludovic Morlot conducts the BSO in works by Berlioz, Perle, Ravel, and with pianist André Watts, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. July 29 (8:30 PM, Shed): Hans Graf conducts the BSO, with violinist Gil Shaham, in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s The Firebird. July 30 (2:30 PM, Shed): Kurt Masur conducts the BSO and violinist Midori in Bruch’s Violin Concerto, and works by Mendelssohn and Richard Strauss. Aug. 2 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica will perform an all-Mozart program. Aug. 3 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica will perform an almost all-Mozart program, plus Raskatov’s Five Minutes in the Life of WAM. Aug. 4 (8:30 PM, Shed): Donald Runnicles conducts the BSO and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in works by Janácek, Golijov and Elgar. Aug 5 (8:30 PM, Shed): Seiji Ozawa conducts the BSO with chorus in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. Aug. 6 (2:30 PM, Shed) The BSO, with pianist Christian Zacharias, perform works by Mozart, Strauss and Beethoven. Aug. 11 (8:30 PM, Shed): Harry Bicket conducts the BSO in works by Bach and Handel. Aug. 12 (8:30 PM, Shed): Film Night at Tanglewood with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. Aug. 13 (2:30 PM, Shed): The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach, perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. Aug. 15 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Boston Symphony Chamber Players perform the music of Mozart, Gandolfi and Schubert. Aug. 17 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): The Tallis Scholars will present a program of Renaissance vocal music. Aug 18 (8:30 PM, Shed): Rafael Frübeck de Burgos conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Turina, Falla, Debussy and Ravel. Aug. 19 (8:30 PM, Shed): Herbert Blomstedt conducts the BSO in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, and with violinist Hilary Hahn, Dvorák’s Violin Concerto. Aug. 20 (2:30 PM, Shed) The BSO presents an all-Brahms program, with pianist Peter Serkin. Aug. 20 (8:30 PM, Shed): Our ’70s Show, with Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Rockapella. Aug. 23 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax present an all-Beethoven program. Aug. 25 (8:30 PM, Shed): Gustavo Dudamel conducts the BSO and pianist Imogen Cooper in works by Bernstein, Beethoven and Falla. Aug. 26 (8:30 PM, Shed): The BSO, with pianist Emanuel Ax, will perform works by Beethoven and Bruckner. Aug. 27 (2:30 PM, Shed): The BSO closes the season with pianist Yefim Bronfman an all-Beethoven program.

Windham Chamber Music Festival

Windham Performing Arts Center, Main and Church streets, Windham, 734-3868. Performances are at 8 PM.

July 15: James Buswell (violin), Meng-Chieh Liu (piano) and the Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra will perform works by Britten, Sibelius, Manno and Mendelssohn. July 29: Violinists Alejandro Mendoza and Si-Nae Shim. Aug. 19: Mezzo-soprano Margaret Lattimore, pianist John Churchwell and the Windham Festival Chamber Ensemble in music by Schubert, Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Brahms, Chausson and Mahler. Sept. 2: Pianists Vladimir Pleshakov and Elena Winther, violinist Magdalena Golczewski and cellist Ashley Bathgate will perform music by Hummel, Haydn, Mann, Rachmaninoff and Johann Strauss.



eba Theater

351 Hudson Ave., Albany, 465-9916. Performances at 8:30 PM.

June 23-24: Cabaret . . . and All That Jazz!

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

June 9: Limón Dance Company. July 29: Same Spirit, Different Movement.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Off 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.

Shen Wei Dance Arts at Jacob’s Pillow

Ted Shawn Theatre—June 21-25: CND2. June 28-July 2: Limón Dance Company. July 5-9: Suzanne Farrell Ballet. July 12-16: Tania Pérez-Salas. July 19-23: Tero Saarinen Company. July 26-30: Ballet Flamenco Eva Yerbabuena. Aug. 2-6: the Trey McIntyre Project. Aug. 9-13: Shen Wei Dance Arts. Aug. 16-20: Pacific Northwest Ballet. Aug. 22-27: Mark Morris Dance Group.

Doris Duke Studio Theatre—June 28-July 2: ASzURe & Artists. July 5-9: Emanuel Gat Dance. July 12-16: Robert Moses’ Kin. July 19-23: Nrityagram Dance Ensemble. July 26-30: Danish Dance Theatre. Aug. 2-6: Armitage Gone! Dance. Aug. 9-13: MoveOpolis! Aug. 16-20: Choreftes. Aug. 24-27: Rubberbanddance Group.

New York City Ballet

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. New York City Ballet is in residence July 5-23. Performances are at 7:30 PM Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 PM matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays.

July 6-8 (7:30 PM): Swan Lake. July 8 (1:30 PM): Swan Lake. July 11 (7:30 PM): All-Balanchine program, with Concerto Barocco, Symphony in C, Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Duo Concertant. July 12 (7:30 PM): Fearful Symmetries, N.Y. Jazz Export: Opus Jazz, Western Symphony. July 13 (1:30 PM): Concerto Barocco, Symphony in C, N.Y. Jazz Export: Opus Jazz. July 13 (7:30 PM): Fearful Symmetries, Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Duo Concertant, Western Symphony. July 14 (7:30 PM): Friandises, In the Night, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Wheeldon Ballet. July 15 (1:30 PM): Fearful Symmetries, N.Y. Jazz Export: Opus Jazz, Western Symphony. July 15 (7:30 PM): Concerto Barocco, Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Duo Concertant, Wheeldon Ballet. July 18 (7:30 PM): Ratmansky Ballet, The Cage, Andantino, Romeo and Juliet, The Firebird. July 19 (7:30 PM): Divertimento No. 15, Songs of the Auvergne, Vienna Walzes. July 20 (1:30 PM): Divertimento No. 15, Songs of the Auvergne, Vienna Walzes. July 20 (7:30 PM): Friandises, In the Night, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Wheeldon Ballet. July 21 (7:30 PM): Symphony in C, Songs of the Auvergne, Vienna Walzes. July 22 (1:30 PM): Ratmansky Ballet, The Cage, Andantino, Romeo and Juliet, The Firebird.

Pop Music



9 Maple Avenue

9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB,

6/9: Terry Gordon Quartet. 6/10: Jazz Factor. 6/16: Tom Olsen Quintet. 6/17: Keith Pray Group. 6/23: Jon Le Roy Trio. 6/24: Out Of The Box featuring ShaRon. 6/30: Mark Capon Quartet.

Adirondack Pub and Brewery

33 Canada St., Lake George, 668-0002.

6/8: Raging Grassmen. 6/9: Tequila Mockingbirds. 6/10: Tom Glade. 6/16: Dave Owens. 6/17: Phil Henry. 6/23: Nancy Walker and Lani Richards. 6/24: Jeff & Becky Walton. 6/30: TattleTales. 7/1: Jeff & Becky Walton. 7/2: LB Walker. 7/7: Mark Tolstrup. 7/8: Mikki Bakken, Brian Gibney. 7/14: Rich Ortiz. 7/15: Chuck Kelsey. 7/21: Rosanne Raneri. 7/22: Mike Grutka. 7/28: TattleTales. 7/29: Tom Glade. 8/3: LB Walker. 8/4: Rich Ortiz. 8/5: Rosanne Raneri. 8/10: LB Walker. 8/11: Mark Tolstrup. 8/12: Raging Grassmen. 8/17: LB Walker. 8/18: Rich Ortiz. 8/19: Jeff & Becky Walton.

Bailey’s Café

Phila and Putnam streets, Saratoga Springs, 583-6060,

6/9: Rich Ortiz. 6/10: King’s English. 6/16: Rick Bolton and the Dwyer Sisters. 6/17: Jezzie Tree. 6/23: Dr. Looby’s Electric Circus. 6/24: Rich Ortiz. 6/30: Tequila Mockingbird. 7/1: Folding Sky Quartet. 7/2: Vivid Duo. 7/7: Rich Ortiz. 7/8: Dr. Looby’s Electric Circus. 7/14: Rick Bolton and the Dwyer Sisters. 7/15: Pangaea. 7/21: Dr. Looby’s Electric Circus. 7/22: Rich Ortiz. 7/27: Lyl Harper. 7/28: Jezzie Tree. 7/29: Headbomb. 7/30: Nate.

Caffe Lena

47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0222,

6/9-10: Susan Trump. 6/11: Denise McDonald. 6/16: Cindy Kallet, Emma’s Revolution. 6/17: Dave’s True Story. 6/18: Active Transport. 6/23: Hayseed. 6/24: Cliff Eberhardt. 6/25: Paddy Keenan. 6/30: Goran Ivanovic Group. 7/1: Linn Brown with Joel Brown and Dave Maswick. 7/2: Lucy Kaplansky. 7/7: Happy Balky and the Good Living. 7/8: Fairport Convention Acoustic Trio. 7/9: Kevin Welch, Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplin. 7/14: Work O’ the Weavers. 7/15: Roy Hurd with Frank Orsini and Meadow Merry. 7/16: Jupiter Circle. 7/21: Gibson Brothers. 7/23: Mudfunk. 8/4: Modern Man, Red Molly. 8/5: Jack Williams, Mark Elliott. 8/6: Laura Wetzler. 8/11: Peggy Lynn, Dan Duggan and Dan Berggren. 8/12: Danny Kelb. 8/13: Sonny & Perley. 8/18: Bill Staines. 8/19: Tom Winslow. 8/20: Jonathan Whitton. 8/25: Rosanne Raneri. 8/26: Hilltown Ramblers. 8/27: Ed Pettersen & Scoot Kempner.

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK,

6/27: Jamie Cullum, Sonya Kitchell. 7/1: Keb’Mo’, Brendan James.

Club Helsinki

248 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-6308,

6/9: Sarah Borges. 6/10: Taj Weekes and Adowa. 6/17: Steve Forbert. 6/23: Bobby Sweet. 6/24: Tarbox Ramblers. 6/25: Elana James and the Continental Two. 7/2: Robbie Fulks. 7/6: the Ryan Montbleau Band. 7/14: Hiromi. 7/28-29: Jane Bunnett and the Spirits of Havana. 8/4: the Crown City Rockers. 8/5: David Jacobs Strain. 8/6: Chris Scruggs.

The Daily Grind

46 3rd St., Troy, 272-8658, www.daily

6/16: Carnival Parade. 6/30: Rosanne Raneri Group.

Natalie McMaster at the Egg

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

6/30: Keb’Mo’. 8/12: Dion. 8/13: Natalie MacMaster.

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 584-0610,

6/8: Raul Midon, Seth Glier (7 PM); the Spinto Band, Lovely Feathers (10 PM). 6/9: Kris Delmhorst, Meg Hutchinson (7 PM); Fashion People, Stand Up Get Down (10 PM). 6/10: Odetta (7 PM); the Spam All-Stars (10 PM). 6/11: Tony Levin Band, the Kin. 6/12: James McMurtry, Ray Mason Band. 6/13: Tommy Emmanuel, Pam Rose. 6/14: Fairport Convention. 6/15: Over the Rhine, Hem. 6/16: James Hunter Band (7, 9:30 PM). 6/17: Michelle Shocked (7 PM); Del Castillo (10 PM). 6/18: the Bad Plus, the Aztec Furies. 6/19: the Gourds. 6/21: Marah, Adam and Dave’s Bloodline. 6/22: Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser with Mark Erelli, the Amity Front, Dan May, Appalachian Still. 6/23: RobinElla, DeVotchKa, Norfolk & Western. 6/24: Kaki King (7 PM); Strays Don’t Sleep, Peter Bradley Adams (10 PM). 6/25: BeauSoleil with Michael Doucet. 6/27: the English Beat. 6/28: Michele Dominguez Greene. 6/29: Glen Phillips, Jonathan Kingham. 6/30: the Hunger Mountain Boys, the everybodyfields (7 PM); the Young Republic, Elisha Yaffe (10 PM). 7/1: Marshall Crenshaw, Brian O’Connor. 7/2: Alexi Murdoch. 7/7-8: Johnny A. 7/9: Joe Bonamassa. 7/11: the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. 7/12: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys. 7/14: Dan Penn, the Hacienda Brothers. 7/15: the Blasters. 7/18: Cherish the Ladies. 7/22: the Radiators, Etienne de Rocher. 7/23: Sara Gazarek. 7/24: the Bittersweets, Chris O’Brien. 7/26: Chatham County Line. 7/27: Nicolai Dunger, Dennis Crommett. 7/28: Mary Gauthier (7 PM); Fear Nuttin’ Band (10 PM). 8/1: Kim Richey. 8/2: Hit and Run Bluegrass. 8/3: Melanie. 8/4: the Duhks. 8/12: Jane Monheit. 8/13: Grant Lee Philips. 8/14: Kevin Mahogany. 8/16: Tab Benoit, David Jacobs-Strain. 8/23: Blues Harp Blowout. 8/24: Raul Malo, Alice Peacock. 8/25: PF Sloan.


301 Lark St., Albany, 436-7008,

Every Thursday, Adrian Cohen Trio; every Sunday night, Brian Patneaude Quartet; every Wednesday, Sensemaya. 6/8: Nick Mancini Collective. 6/9: Erica Lindsay Trio. 6/10: Al Gallodoro & Friends. 6/11: jazz brunch with George Muscatello. 6/14: the Mystery Piano Trio. 6/16: Lee Shaw Trio. 6/18: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 6/21: the Mystery Piano Trio. 6/23: Michael Louis Smith. 6/24: Coupe & Her Groovemobile. 6/25: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw, Brian Patneaude Quintet. 6/28: the Mystery Piano Trio. 6/30: Lee Russo.

Lark Tavern

453 Madison Ave., Albany, 463-9779,

Every Thursday, New Sound Addicts; every Wednesday, open mic with John Brodeur and MotherJudge. The second Monday of every month, Nicole Peyrafitte’s Experimental Cabaret; the third Monday of every month, Ramblin’ Jug Stompers; the third Tuesday of every month, PCM All-Stars featuring Shyste and DJ Gyro. 6/9: the Knuckleheads. 6/10: Pitch Control Music presents Left Handed Boy, Dezmatic, Rick Whispers. 6/16: the Lustre Kings. 6/17: Deluxe. 6/22-24: the Lipstick Lovelies. 6/30-7/1: School Bus Yellow. 7/8: the Day Jobs. 7/14: Blue Hand Luke. 7/15: Deluxe. 7/22: Skadee. 7/28: Scotty Mac, Decadent Royals. 7/29: the Foy Brothers. 8/5: Wreckloose. 8/12: the Kamikaze Hearts. 8/19: Deluxe. 8/24-26: the Lipstick Lovelies.


1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111,

6/10: the Deedle Deedle Dees. 6/24: Haale. 7/1: Mission of Burma. 7/15: M Shanghai String Band. 7/12-29: Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival. 7/22: Bang on a Can All-Stars. 7/29: Bang on a Can Marathon with Meredith Monk. 8/4: Bill Frisell. 8/5: Morley. 8/26: the Holmes Brothers.

Bo Bice at Northern Lights

Northern Lights

North Country Commons, Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-0012,

6/10: Believer, British Steele. 6/11: Greg Raposo of Dreamstreet. 6/15: Lifehouse, Rocco DeLuca. 6/16: 12 Summers Old, I’ll Be Romeo, the Feels, A Step From the Fall, End of Sorrows. 6/17: Emerson Drive, Jeff Allan, Skeeter Creek. 6/19: Bo Bice. 6/22: Aly & AJ, Jonas Brothers. 6/24: Live >From the 518 hosted by DJ Biz with Kayos, Debo Jones, Shyste, Hollyw00G, J. Green, the Fleet, Dwerdz, CDubb, DA, Sincere. 6/27: Gin Blossoms, Ten Year Vamp. 6/29: Mantella, Uplift, Method of Productive Means, Subsidian. 7/2: JoJo Romero, Nightshift. 7/6: Haliday, the Inner JD, Gone Ashley, the Renowned Army. 7/7: Presence. 7/9: Ashlee Simpson, the Veronicas. 7/12: Yellowcard, Matchbook Romance, Rock Kills Kid, Hedley. 7/14: Spottiswoode & His Enemies. 7/19: Honeycreeper, Pinstripe Melee, the Pinstripes, Eddie Always Wins, Black Tie Operation. 7/21: Blue October, People in Planes, Bril. 7/30: Candlebox. 8/12: Last Call, Ramallah, Only Revenge, Shoot to Kill, Embraced by Hate.

Pearl Street

10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK,

6/9: Dungen, Witch, Nethers. 6/15: the Refugee All-Stars of Sierra Leone. 6/16: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Riding Shotgun. 6/17: Kill ’Em All With Scuz, Nim, Metachromatic. 6/24: Morningwood, Rock Kills Kid, the Lashes. 6/27: Blue Cheer. 6/29: Mr. Lif and Cage. 7/1: We Are Scientists, the Double, Au Revoir Simone. 7/7: the Subdudes. 7/8: Madd Muzik Presents. 7/14: the Coup. 7/15: Madd Muzik Presents. 7/19: Rasputina, the Bowmans. 7/20: Konono No. 1. 7/21: Madd Muzik Presents. 7/22: Barefoot Truth, J.E. Borgen. 7/29: Madd Muzik Presents. 8/1: Rocket from the Tombs.

Pepsi Arena

51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000,

6/13: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. 7/10: Nickelback. 7/11: American Idols Live. 7/28: Dixie Chicks. 8/26: James Taylor. 9/1: Mariah Carey. 10/6: Blue Man Group. 10/21: Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Pines Theatre

Look Park, Northampton, Mass.,

7/11: Ani DiFranco, Athens Boys Choir. 7/16: Wilco, the M’s. 7/19: Umphrey’s McGee.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 432-8584

6/8: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. 6/9: Wreckloose. 6/15: Apollo Sunshine. 6/17: Red Red Wine. 6/23: Jsan & the Analogue Sons. 6/24: Hector on Stilts, Guiltless Cult. 6/30: Broadcast Live. 7/8: Okemah. 7/13: the Heavy Pets. 7/15: Slick Fitty. 7/19: Phix. 7/28: Brodcast Live. 7/29: Jeffrey Gaines. 8/8: Herring, Rogers & Sipe. 9/8: School Bus Yellow.

Revolution Hall

421-425 River St., Troy, 273-2337,

6/9: Zox, the Loyalty, Hector on Stilts. 6/10: Mike Doughty’s Band. 6/21: Northeast Bass Revolution featuring Michael Manring. 6/23: the Clay People, Distant By Design, the Luxury Flats. 7/28: Paranoid Social Club.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 476-1000,

6/16-17: Dave Matthews Band, ALO. 6/18: Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Peaches. 6/19: Bruce Springsteen and the Seeger Sessions Band. 7/1: the New Cars, Blondie. 7/2: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Phil Lesh and Friends. 7/16: Celtic Woman. 7/23: Chicago, Huey Lewis and the News. 7/30: the Black Crowes, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Drive-By Truckers. 8/6: John Fogerty, Willie Nelson. 8/7: Counting Crows, the Goo Goo Dolls. 8/8: O.A.R., Jack’s Mannequin. 8/13: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Allman Brothers Band, the Derek Trucks Band. 8/17: Guster, Ray LaMontagne. 8/18: 311, the Wailers, Pepper. 8/19: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. 9/10: Brooks and Dunn, Jack Ingram. 9/16: Def Leppard, Journey.

Saratoga Winners

Route 9, Latham, 783-1010,

6/9: Spitshine, Blessed by Blood, One if by Land, Three Word Murder, Midnight Drive. 6/10: the Unseen, the Ducky Boys, the Loved Ones, the Designer Drugs. 6/11: Aura Point. 6/12: the Aquabats, Whole Wheat Bread, Aggrolites. 6/15: Damone, the Lashes, the Loyalty, Aside the Hero. 6/16: Dying Reflection, Phalamx, Hold it Down, Lexington. 6/17: Skinless, Last Call, Held Under, Recon, Israfel. 6/20: Stuck Mojo, Infernal Machine, Enertia, the Shunned. 6/21: Bayside, the Loved Ones, I Am the Avalanche, the Sleeping. 7/18: Bowling for Soup, Punchline, Army of Freshmen. 7/22: Cryptopsy, Held Under, Organ Harvest, Son of Mourning. 8/2: Catch 22, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Big D & the Kids’ Table, Suburban Legends, Westbound Train.


1 South Pearl St., Albany, 426-9647.

6/8: Matt Mirable and friends. 6/9: Almost Awake (5 PM); Rocky Velvet (9:30 PM). 6/10: Slick Fitty. 6/14: Shanghai Cowboys and Me. 6/15: Heavy Fog. 6/16: Gravity. 6/17: Braided Souls. 6/21: Swing Docs. 6/22: Space Agency. 6/23: Joe Moaco Band. 6/24: Blake and the Family Dog. 6/26: Bing Bamboo Room. 6/28: Total Jam Conspiracy.

The Stockade Inn

1 North Church St., Schenectady, 346-3400,

6/15: Dave Payette Trio. 6/16: Anna Borges Group. 6/22: Jeff Siegel Trio. 6/23: Sensemaya Trio. 6/29: Leo Russo Trio. 6/30: Michael Louis Smith Trio. 7/6: Tommy Verrigni Trio. 7/7: Jon LeRoy Organ Trio. 7/13: Joe Barna Trio. 7/14: Lee Shaw Trio. 7/20: Fred Young Trio. 7/21: Rich Lamanna Trio. 7/27: Colleen Pratt & Friends. 7/28: Tim Collins Trio. 8/3: Tommy Verrigni Trio. 8/4: April Marie Trio. 8/10: Bobby Massaro Trio. 8/11: Lee Shaw Trio. 8/17: Sarah Pedinotti Trio. 8/18: Brian Patneaude Trio. 8/24: Jack Fragomeni Trio. 8/25: Teresa Broadwell Trio. 8/31: Sonny & Perley. 9/1: Leo Russo Trio.

Stockbridge Summer Music

The Seven Hills Inn, 40 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 443-1138,

7/11, 18, 25 and 8/1, 15, 29: New Orleans Jazz Artists with the Bob Connors Sextet. 7/26: Your Ticket to Broadway. 8/2: music of Porgy and Bess. 8/8, 22: the Swing Legacy with the Henry Francis Sextet. 8/9: music of South Pacific.


Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1600,

7/4: LeAnn Rimes. 9/1-3: Tanglewood Jazz Festival, featuring the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Marian McPartland, Elvis Costello, Wynton Marsalis, Dr. John, Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, Dave Brubeck Quartet and Symphonette.

Turning Stone Casino & Resort

Verona, (877) 833-SHOW,

6/16: Disco Dance Party featuring United Booty Foundation, Letizia, Motif. 6/26: Beatlemania Now. 6/27: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. 7/7: Sugarland. 7/11: Jo Dee Messina. 7/17: Peter Frampton. 7/19: Johnny Mathis. 7/22: the Jimmy Cavallo Band. 7/24: Nashville Stars. 7/28: Wayne Newton. 8/1: Merle Haggard. 8/3: Clint Black. 8/11: Heart. 8/12: Jamie O’Neal. 8/17: Joe Bonamassa. 8/18: Bobby Vinton. 8/21: Montel Williams. 8/22: Chris Isaak. 9/5: Mariah Carey. 9/12: Tony Pace. 9/15: Rick Springfield. 9/19: Queensrÿche. 9/22: Lee Ann Womack. 9/28: Terri Clark.


17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572,

Every Saturday, Abyss Gothic Dance (midnight); every Wednesday, the Deadbeats. 6/8: Owee Owee Oymm, Pony in the Pancake. 6/9: Two Cow Garage, Grainbelt, the Old Sweethearts. 6/12: Your Black Star, Pattern is Movement, the Wasted, Gun Christmas. 6/13: Inverted, Ardent Flames, Merlot. 6/15: Look Back and Laugh. 6/16: 5 Til Midnight, Spouse, the Day; downstairs: Local Media Darlings, Starcode, Sucka Brown. 6/17: K Sonin’s Che Guevera T-Shirt, Struction. 6/19: Lymbyc System, Back Ted n Ted, the Hero Cycle, Alaska. 6/20: the Slow Signal Fade, Charles Leo. 6/21: the Reverse. 6/22: Leftover Crack, Mouth Sewn Shut, the Isotopes, Mischief Brew, Team Spider, the Menace Society; downstairs: the Cooper Union. 6/23: Brother T, Acoustic Trauma, Positive Mental Trip, Idol Hands. 6/24: the Business, Rat City Riot, New Society Of Anarchists, Murderers Row, Blase Debris; downstairs: Scientific Maps, the Mitchells, Albumen. 6/26: Elana James and the Continental Two. 6/27: Mouth Sewn Shut, the Skrapt. 6/28: Minderaser, Permanent Trip, Evixxion, Rising Up Rising Down. 6/29: Kitty Little. 6/30: the Erotics, Teenage Casket Co., Mongrel, Hounds of Hell, VBains Of Jenna. 7/7: the Deadstring Brothers. 7/8: Johnny Dowd. 7/13: Pearls and Brass. 7/15: Peelander Z. 7/17: Richard Buckner. 7/25: Vetiver. 7/28: Chris Brokaw. 7/29: the Hold Steady.

The Van Dyck Restaurant & Brewery

17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 381-1111.

Every Tuesday, jazz jam hosted by the New York Jazz Trio. 6/9: the Sofa Kings. 6/14: Tunnels Fusion Jazz Trio. 6/16: Jane’s Gang. 6/17: Hudson River Delta. 6/23: John Davey Jazz Trio. 6/24: O2L Fusion Jazz Quartet. 6/30 Paddy Kilrain Trio. 7/1: Red Otis. 7/2: Northeast Blues Society Jam hosted by the Mark Tolstrup Trio. 7/8: Forman. 7/9: Northeast Blues Society Jam featuring the Murali Coryell Blues Band. 7/15: Groupo Los Santos. 7/16: Northeast Blues Society Jam featuring the Nighthawks. 7/21: Hypnotic Clambake. 7/22: Dominic Fallacaro Jazz Trio. 7/28: Ten 27. 7/29: Wiley Dobbs. 8/12: Jane’s Gang. 8/26: Dave Strumfeld.

WAMC Performing Arts Studio

339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4

6/15: Dan Bern. 6/16: Richard Julian, Valerie DeLaCruz. 7/13: Lunafest. 7/14: Terry Adams-Steve Ferguson Quartet. 7/29: Slaid Cleaves.



Camp Bisco V

Hunter Mountain Ski Resort and Lodge, Route 23A, Hunter,,

8/25-26: the Disco Biscuits, The Roots, Thievery Corporation, Brazilian Girls, The New Deal, RJD2, Perpetual Groove, The Juan McLean, Brothers Past, Lotus, Orchard Lounge, Elemental Harmonics.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Country Route 7D, off Route 22, Hillsdale, (860) 364-0366,

7/20-23: Buskin & Batteau, Cheryl Wheeler, Chris & Meredith Thompson, Chris Pureka, Christine Lavin, Crooked Still, Dan Bern, David Messengill, Disappear Fear, Eddie From Ohio, Eliza Gilkyson, Eric Schwartz, Falcon Ridge House Band, Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Greg Greenway, Hoopoe the Clowne, Jason Spooner Trio, Jim’s Big Ego, John Gorka, Kym Tuvim, Lowen & Navarro, Mia Dyson, Modern Man, Nerissa & Katryna Nields, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet, Shawn Colvin, Susan Werner, Taxi Chain, the Ivy Vine Players, the Storycrafters, Tracy Grammer, Vikki True, Winterpills, Airdance, Beth Molaro, Culver Griffin & Country Spice, Eclectic Dance Orchestra, Geno Delafose and French Rockin’ Boogie, George Marshall with Wild Asparagus, Jim Christensen and Madeline Ryan, Kathryn Wedderburn, Nightingale, Patti O’Brien Melita, Paul Rosenberg, Ralph Sweet, Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers, Stillhouse Rounders, the Clayfoot Strutters, the Walker Family Band.

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3300 (SPAC) or 476-1000 (Ticketmaster),

6/24-25: Smokey Robinson; Herbie Hancock Quintet; Jamie Cullum; Arturo Sandoval; Groovin’ for Grover featuring Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Lorber; A New Orleans Trumpet Celebration featuring Kermit Ruffins, James Andrews, Marlon Jordan, Christian Scott; Tierney Sutton; Jeremy Lyons & the Deltabilly Boys; Edmar Castaneda; SKP and the Shaggy Rollers; Catherine Russell; Marty Ehrlich Quartet; Etta James; Dave Brubeck Quartet; Stanley Clarke-George Duke Project; Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Susan Tedeschi; James Carter Organ Trio; Robin Eubanks EB3; John Stretch Trio; Christian Scott Quintet; Kaki King; Sonya Kitchell.

Gathering of the Vibes

Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, (800) VIBE-TIX,

8/17-20: Bob Weir & Ratdog, Yonder Mountain String Band, Burning Spear, Hot Tuna, Keller Williams, Zero, Assembly of Dust, Deep Banana Blackout, North Mississippi Allstars, Strangefolk, the Zen Tricksters featuring Donna Jean Godchaux, U-Melt, Scarecrow Collection, Tea Life Green, Ryan Montbleau, the Everyone Orchestra, Papa Mali, David Gans, Juggling Suns, Chuch, Rafter Bats, King for a Day.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

Rothvoss Farm, Ancramdale, (888) 946-8495,

7/13-16: Dry Branch Fire Squad, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Del McCoury Band, Steve Earle & the Bluegrass Dukes, the Jerry Douglas Band, Tim O’Brien & Cornbread Nation, Railroad Earth, Larry Sparks, Austin Lounge Lizards, Seldom Scene, Mountain Heart, Tim and Mollie O’Brien, John Cowan, Darrell Scott and Pat Flynn, the Grascals, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, King Wilkie, Uncle Earl, Crooked Still, Abigail Washburn, the Lovell Sisters, the Stringdusters, Red Stick Ramblers, Chatham County Line, Hot Buttered Rum Band, Cadillac Sky, Hit and Run Bluegrass Band, Pete Warnick’s Bluegrass Jam Campers, L’il Anne & Hot Cayenne, Girl Howdy, Magnolia, Fiddlestyx, John Kirk & Trish Miller, Jim Christensen, Michelle Kaminsky.

River Street Fest

River Street, Troy, 270-4554.

6/17: World Party, Tally Hall, Nightmare of You, As Fast As, Trumystic, Brittany, Ramblin’ Jug Stompers, Sean Rowe.

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance

Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont, 765-2815,

6/23-25: Peter and Mary Alice Amidon, Annie & the Hedonists, Byrne & Barrett, Michael Cooney, Finest Kind, Beppe Gambetta, Paul Geremia, Greenfield Dance Band, Groovemama, Kim & Reggie Harris, Joe Hickerson, Ivy Vine Players, Alan Jabbour & Ken Perlman, William Jackson & Grainne Hambly, Enoch Kent, Llan de Cubel, Jay Mankita, Matapat, Debby McClatchy, Brian Peters, the Raisin Pickers, Roger the Jester, Peggy Seeger, Shetland’s Heritage Fiddlers, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, Teada, Karen Tweed, Jane Voss and Hoyle Osborne, Jeff Warner, the Wild Band of Snee, Cris Williamson, Matthew Wojcik, the Zillionaires.

Free Concerts


Alive at Five Concert Series

Albany Riverfront Park Corning Preserve, Albany, 434-2032,

6/8: the Young Dubliners, Quagmyre. 6/15: Elvin Bishop, CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band. 6/22: the Flutie Brothers Band, Raisinhead. 6/29: the Outlaws, the Rumdummies. 7/13: the Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie. 7/20: John Hiatt, the North Mississippi Allstars. 7/27: Enter the Haggis, Celtic Cross. 8/3: Eddie Money, Bluz House Rockers. 8/10: Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra, the Latino AllStars.

At the Park Lunchtime Music Series

Ten Eyck Courtyard on North Pearl Street, Albany, 465-2143 ext. 17,

6/13: George Kilby Jr. 6/20: Rumdummies. 6/27: Sirsy. 7/11: Mud Bug Uprising. 7/18: Mudfunk. 7/27: Sarah Pedinotti. 8/1: Good Earth Band. 8/8: Basement Band. 8/15: Maurizio. 8/22: Sweet Cider Music. 8/29: No Outlet. 9/5: the Decadent Royals. 9/12: Wylder. 9/19: Annie and the Hedonists. 9/26: Brian Kaplan Band.

Collar City Live

Riverfront Park, Troy, 273-0834.

7/9: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason. 7/16: Bluz House Rockers. 7/23: Mambo Kikongo. 7/30: Patti-O and the Hip Hooligans. 8/6: the Greyhounds. 8/20: Sirsy. 8/27: Blues Fest.

Concerts at the Plaza

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-0559.

6/21: Burners UK. 6/28: Latin Night with Xavier Cugat Orchestra, Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra. 7/5: BluesFest featuring the Colossal Contenders Contest, Rhett Tyler. 7/8: Chicago Blues Reunion, Larry McCray, the Mighty Sam McClain, Diunna Greenleaf, Matt Mirable & Alison Jacobs, Reverend Raven and His Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys, Mississippi Heat, Poppa Tas Cru, Joe Price, Anne Rabson. 7/19: Golden Oldies Night with Gary Puckett, the Box Tops. 7/26: Country Rock Night with the Charlie Daniels Band, Danielle Peck. 8/2: Classic Rock Night with Blue Oyster Cult, Ten Years After. 8/5: Times Union African American Family Day featuring Peabo Bryson, Empire State Dr. King Ensemble, Nysa Shenay, Ernie Williams. 8/9: I Love New York Food Festival featuring Lou Gramm, Fastball, Super 400, the Decadent Royals.

Freedom Park Concerts

Freedom Park (next to Jumpin’ Jacks), Scotia, 370-0662.

6/21: Hair of the Dog. 6/24: Hamilton Hill Steel Drum Band. 6/28: the Burners U.K. 6/29: Glenville Town Band. 6/30: Outta Hand Band. 7/1: Donnie P and Polka Celebration. 7/5: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz. 7/7: Air National Guard Band of the Northeast. 7/8: Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra. 7/9: the Alan Payette Band. 7/12: the McKrells. 7/13: Glenville Town Band. 7/15: Cryin’ Out Loud. 7/19: the Lustre Kings. 7/26: the Joey Thomas Big Band. 7/29: Monkey Gone Mad. 8/2: Prolonged Exposure. 8/5: Blotto. 8/6: the Wister Quartet. 8/9: the Refrigerators. 8/12: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers. 8/16: Sweet Cider. 8/19: Ernie Williams. 8/23: the Pipe Kings. 8/26: Fear of Flying. 8/27: the Puppet People. 8/30: Maria Zemantauski and friends.

Guilderland Performing Arts Center

Tawasentha Park, Guilderland, 356-1980.

6/15: Tom Chapin. 6/22: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 6/29: Guilderland Town Band. 7/6: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band. 7/13: Annie & the Hedonists. 7/20: Guilderland Town Band. 7/27: No Outlet. 8/3: Burners U.K. 8/10: Guilderland Town Band. 8/17: Fear of Flying. 8/24: Hair of the Dog.

Jazz on Jay

Jay Street, Schenectady, 382-3884 ext. 14,

6/8: John Dworkin Quartet. 6/15: Jody Shayne Quartet. 6/22: Skip Parsons. 6/29: Tim Olsen Quintet. 7/6: Ten 27. 7/13: Music by Macintosh. 7/20: Eric Walentovitch Quartet. 7/27: Sonny & Perley. 8/3: Terry Gordon Quintet. 8/10: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 8/17: Tommy Verrigni Trio. 8/24: Jack Fragomeni Trio. 8/31: Paul Mastriani Trio.




Barrington Stage Company

30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 236-8888, 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, 2 PM Friday-Sunday.

Main Stage—June 24-July 16 (Koussevitzky Arts Center, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield): The Human Comedy. July 20-Aug. 5 (Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial Middle & High School, Lenox): Wonder of the World. Aug. 10-27 (Barrington Stage, Union Street, Pittsfield): Ring Round the Moon.

Youth Theatre Production—July 19-Aug. 13 (First Church of Christ, Scientist, Pittsfield): Fame.

Berkshire Theatre Festival

Main Street, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-5576. Call for performance times.

Main Stage—June 20-July 8: Amadeus. July 11-29: Coastal Disturbances. Aug.1-12: The Night of the Iguana. Aug. 15-Sept. 2: The Heidi Chronicles.

Unicorn Theatre—Through June 24: The Illusion. June 28-July 22: Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone? July 28-Aug 26: The Pilgrim Papers. Aug.29-Oct. 21: Via Dolorosa.

Berkshire South Regional Community Center—Aug. 3-Aug. 27: Way Out West.

Theatre for Young Audiences (Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield)—June 28-July 22: James and the Giant Peach. Sept. 8-9: The Wizard of Oz.

Miniature Theatre of Chester

Middlefield Street, Chester, Mass., (413) 354-7771. Call for performance times.

July 5-16: Duet for One. July 19-30: Auntie and Me. Aug. 2-13: Two Rooms. Aug. 16-27: Rounding Third.

Shakespeare & Company

All performances take place at 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1199. Call for performance times.

Enchanted April at Shakespeare & Co.

Founders’ TheatreThrough Sept. 2: Enchanted April. July 1-Aug. 27: Hamlet. July 13-Sept. 2: The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aug.1-Sept. 2: Martha Mitchell Calling and No Background Music.

Special Events: June 23-Sept. 2: Free Outdoor Bankside Festival: June 23-Sept.2: Elizabethan Merriment for Everyone. July 1-Sept. 2: Preludes (before most Founders’ performances). July 4: The Declaration of Independence. June 23-Aug. 26: The Servant of Two Masters. Aug. 6-30: Wild and Whirling Words.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown, Mass. Ticket orders: (413) 597-3400; 24-hour information line: (413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.

Main Stage—July 5-July 16: Anything Goes. July 19-30: Sweet Bird of Youth. Aug. 2-13: Romeo and Juliet. Aug. 16-27: Double Double.

Nikos Stage—July 12-23: Lucy and the Conquest. July 26-Aug. 6: A Nervous Smile. Aug. 9-20: The Opposite of Sex.


New York

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls, 798-7479. Call for performance times.

June 21-July 1: All is Not. July 5-11: Bomb-itty of Errors. July 19-29: A Number. July 24-25: Bad Cat.

Bakerloo Theater Project

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 892-2241. Call for performance times.

Classics Project: 2006: July 28-Aug. 6: Julius Caesar. Aug. 4-13: Antigone.

Capital Repertory Theatre

111 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.

June 16-July 2: Always . . . Patsy Cline. July 21-Aug. 19: Five Course Love.

Curtain Call Theatre

210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-PLAY (7529). Performances 8 PM Wednesday-Saturday; 2 PM Sunday.

June 9-July 1: Tuesdays with Morrie. July 14-Aug. 25: Greater Tuna.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

Route 203, Chatham, 392-9292. Call for performance times.

June 8-18: South Pacific. June 22-July 2: Fiddler on the Roof. July 6-16: Funny Girl. July 20-Aug. 6: Cats. Aug. 10-20: Guys and Dolls. Aug. 24-Sept. 3: Gigi.

Park Playhouse

Washington Park Amphitheater, Albany, 434-0776. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Sunday. Park Playhouse II performances 5:30 PM Thursday-Sunday.

July 11-Aug. 20: Beauty and the Beast. Aug. 1-13: Aladdin Jr.

Saratoga Shakespeare Company

Saratoga Springs Congress Park, Saratoga, 884-4947. Performances 6 PM.

July 18-30: The Tempest.

Stage Works/Hudson

41 Cross St., Hudson, 822-9667. Call for performance times.

July 5-23: I Am My Own Wife. Aug. 23-Sept. 10: Dog Stories.

Theater Barn

Route 20, New Lebanon, 794-8989. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Friday; 5 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 2 and 7 PM Sunday.

June 16-25: Caught in the Net. June 29-July 9: The Graduate. July 13-23: Deathtrap. July 27-Aug. 6: Fascinatin’ Gershwin. Aug. 10-20: The Spitfire Grill. Aug. 24-Sept. 3: Urinetown.



Dorset Theatre Festival

Dorset, Vt., (802) 867-5777. Performances 8 PM Tuesday-Friday; 2PM Wednesday; 8 PM; 4 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 3 PM Sunday.

June 15-24: Moonlight and Magnolias. June 29-July 15: A Murder is Announced. July 20-Aug. 5: Tom Jones. Aug. 10-26: Peter Pan. Aug. 31-Sept. 10: The Glass Menagerie.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

Bennington Center for the Arts, Route 9 and Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt., (802) 447-0564. Call for performance times.

June 9-25: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? July 14-30: Dracula. Aug. 18-Sept. 3: Engaging Shaw.

Fairs, Festivals & Special Events


June-September: Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium. Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. Cool new exhibits will change the way you look at the science, art, technology, and history all around you. 382-7890.

June 10: Art on Lark. Lark Street, Albany. Visit Lark Street and enjoy 75 artists’ displays, People’s Choice Art Show and the Creative Chaos Arts area, noon-5. or 434-3861.

June 10: Catskill’s Second Saturday. Catskill. The day of culture kicks off with the Greene County Council on Arts’ 30th anniversary picnic, a leisurely afternoon of arts and music. In the evening, there will be a series of theme-related arts events. 943-0380.

June 10: KinderCrafter Fair on the grounds of the James Vanderpoel House, Broad Street, Kinderhook. 10 AM-4 PM, rain or shine. Sponsored by the Kinderhook Business and Professional Association. Crafts, music, food, fun for all ages.

June 10: Washington Park Lobster Festival. Washington Park, Albany. A variety of food items and entertainment will be available in addition to lobster and steak dinners for purchase. Proceeds benefit Literacy Volunteers Mohawk/Hudson, Albany Booster Club and Albany Rotary Foundation. or 867-4100.

June 10-11: Annual Arts Festival. City Park, Glens Falls. The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council hosts this two-day arts festival, featuring 160 booths of arts and crafts, music and food, rain or shine, 10 AM-5 PM both days, or 798-1144.

June 10-11: The Violet Festival. Dolgeville. Art, music, flower show, parade, fireworks and more.

June 10-11: Zonta Country Faire. Homemade crafts, kiddie corner, food booth and raffle, Sat. 10-5; Sun 10-4. 743-1844.

June 11: Capital Pride Festival. Washington Park, Albany. Parade starts at noon. Festival entertainment begins at 1 PM. Local musicians, local food, kids activities, HIV tests, and more.

June 11: Flag Day Parade. Troy. Airborne jugglers and stilt walkers performing an array of feats on unicycles and stilts while sculpting balloons, stepping offer at 1 PM. 270-7396.

June 11: Annual Spring Gala. A tented affair with music, food and drink, silent auction, and garden games at the historic Gardener’s House. Reservations required. Noon-3 PM. (845) 889-8851 ext. 346

June 11-Aug. 16: Cooperstown Music Festival. Cooperstown. Ten concerts over 10 weeks, featuring joyous performances by world-class cellists, violinists and more. or (877) 666-7421.

June 15: Strawberry Festival. Trinity United Methodist Church, Albany. Homemade biscuits, real whipped cream, coffee and, of course, strawberries, 5-7:30 PM. 463-1293.

June 17: Antiques Auction and First Columbians Champagne Reception. James Vanderpoel House, Kinderhook. Live auction followed by dinners in private homes. Hors d’oeuvres, champagne, music, silent auction. Preview noon-5, auction begins 5; admission fee. 758-9265

June 17: Outkasts Car Show. 1000 Acres Ranch Resort, Stony Creek. Street rods, antiques, muscle cars and motorcycles. 8-6. 696-7226.

June 17: Lumberjack Show. Veteran’s Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. Olympics of the Forest Show, log rolling, crosscut sawing and more. 644-3831.

June 17: Troy River Festival. Arts and music festival, featuring music from World Party, Tally Hall and others. Juried arts event to feature 50 artists, painters, potters, metalsmithing. There will be food and magic, too. 10 AM-6 PM. 273-4532.

June 17: Visual and Performing Arts. Salamack’s, Upper Union Street, Schenectady. Five locally based performance acts to perform. 393-1130.

June 17-Sept. 4: Yaddo Gardens Tours. Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs. Experience the grounds and architecture of this famous artists’ retreat firsthand. Tours are on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 AM and Tuesdays during racing season at 11 AM. 584-0746 or

June 23-25: 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 celebration. Festival begins Fri 7 PM (classes from 3-5 PM), continuing Sat-Sun. or 765-2815.

June 24-25: 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. 622-9584.

June 24-25: Civil War Weekend. Prospect Park, Troy. Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 9 AM-2:30 PM. Period skirmishes, camps, dress, goods, and music. Free. 663-7645.

June 24-25: Round Lake Antique Show. The Parks and Greens of the Village, Round Lake. Authors, martial arts and dance demos, strolling magician and pipe organ, and 200 dealers. Free. 9 AM-5 PM.

June 24-25: Lake George Summerfest. Shepard Park, Lake George. Festival includes arts and crafts show as well as live musical entertainment each day. 668-2688.

June 25: Strawberry Festival. The Berry Patch, Route 22, Stephentown. To benefit the Stephentown Historical Society. 733-5675.

June 30: Independence Day Fireworks. Freedom Park, Scotia, 9:15 PM. The Outta Hand Band performs at 8 PM.

June 30, July 1-2: Waterford Steamboat Meet. Canal front, Waterford. 10 AM-10 PM. Antique steamboats and steam engines, historic tugs, Coast Guard vessels, music and vendors live entertainment., 233-9123.

July 1-3: The Berkshires Art Festival. Ski Butternut, Great Barrington, Mass. A wide range of world class art exhibits and live entertainment. 10 AM-6 PM Fri-Sat; 10 AM-5:30 PM Sun. (800) 834-9437 or

July 1-Aug 13: 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, 10-7, rain or shine.

July 2: Wilmington Fourth of July Fireworks. Baker’s Field, Wilmington, Vt. or (802) 464-8591.

July 4: Fireworks over the lake. Lake George Village. 9:30 PM.

July 4: Wardsboro Annual Parade and Street Fair. Wardsboro, Vt. This old-fashioned celebration features bands, floats, clowns, antique cars, crafts and refreshments. Begins at 10 AM. (802) 896-6141.

July 4: Price Chopper Fabulous Fourth Festivities. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display. 2-10 PM.

July 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. 371-6667.

July 4: 4th of July Parade. Pittsfield, Mass. Your Hometown America Parade begins at 10 AM.

July 4: An Old-Fashioned Family Fourth of July. Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Ave. (Route 6), Germantown. 18th century music, children’s games and entertainment, an encampment of Revolutionary War re-enactors, character interpreters in the Livingston mansion and traditional picnic fare. The evening will conclude with the Saugerties fireworks display across the Hudson River from Clermont. 2-10 PM. 537-4240.

July 4: Strawberry Shortcake Festival. Shaker Museum, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. Have strawberry shortcake for breakfast 9 AM-noon. 794-9100.

July 8: Allstate Blues Fest. Plaza, Albany. Featuring Chicago Clues Reunion. Noon-10 PM.

July 8: Athens Street Festival. Riverfront Park and Second Street, Athens. All-day festival at 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 9). 945-1551.

July 8-9: Mountain Culture Festival. Hunter Village Square, Village of Hunter. Featuring fine crafts, quilt show, music and food. or 263-4908 ext. 209.

July 8-9: Masterworks Art & Design Fair. Hancock Shaker Village, routes 41 and 20, Pittsfield, Mass. Original shaker crafts, interesting array of food and music. 9:30 AM-5 PM. or (800) 834-9437.

July 8-9: Craft Fair, Shaker Historic Site, near Albany Airport, Albany. Over 75 crafters, tours, exhibits, demonstrations, kids’ tent. $4. 456-7890.

July 9: Mechanicville Family Day. Tallmadge Park, Spring Street, Mechanicville. 8 AM-10 PM. Vendors, rides, strolling clowns, fireworks. Free. 664-5794.

July 12-16: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass. One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. Opens 6 AM. (508) 347-2179.

July 15-16, 22-23: The Original German Alps Festival. Bavarian Manor Country Inn & Restaurant, County Route 24, Mountain Avenue, Purling/Cairo. Assorted beers, German, domestic, non-alcoholic too! Authentic German foods such as German potato pancakes, funnel cakes, pig roast, wursts and sausages, German potato salad and ice cream.

July 18-23: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. 9 AM-midnight. www.saratoga or 885-9701.

July 14-15: Green River Festival. Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass. Music, crafts, food, dancing, and hot-air balloon rides. (413) 773-5463,

July 15: Corn Celebration. Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave. Multicultural music festival for all ages to feature local musicians, Iroquois storytellers and crafts. 11 AM-6 PM. 296-8949.

July 15: Garden Festival. The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. Garden tours, nature crafts, gardening tips and techniques, a talk, and the sale of perennials, garden ornaments, herbal products, and more. 352-7311.

July 15-16: SolarFest: Energy Education Through the Arts. Forget-Me-Not Farm, McNamara Road, Tinmouth, Vt. Roughly Featuring keynote speaker James Howard Kuntsler and performers on two solar-powered stages and a number of workshops on sustainable living and renewable energy. (603) 847-9049 or

July 15: Traditional Irish Music Festival. Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Route 145, East Durham. Music festival held in the Catskill Mountain village of East Durham. Traditional artists from all over the United States and Ireland on multiple stages, includes dance and music. 634-2286, (800) 434-FEST, www.eastdurham .org.

July 16: 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.

July 16: GE Kids Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Little Bear, puppets, interactive Tae Kwon Do and dancing, puppets, jugglers and singers. Noon-5 PM. 473-0559.

July 20-23: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale. Four stages of contemporary folk, and a huge dance tent.

July 21-23: Community Band Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George. 11 AM-9 PM.

July 30: Summer Sun Festival. 1-3 PM. Landis Arboretum, Lape Road, Esperance. Cook with sunshine, make sun prints, play shadow tag, drink solar tea, and more. Register by July 26. 875-6935,

Aug. 4-5: Northeast Kingdom Music Festival, Chilly Ranch, Albany, Vt. Camping, community, culture, circus acts, poetry, performance, politics, and, roots & rhythm oriented, eclectic improvisational music on two stages.

Aug. 4-6: Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival. Hildene Meadows, Manchester, Vt. 10 AM-5 PM. Free parking. No pets.

Aug. 5: Times Union African-American Family Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. This annual community celebration and musical entertainment featuring Peabo Bryson, Ernie Williams, Nysa Shenay. Noon-6 PM. 473-0559.

Aug. 9: I Love New York Food Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Capitol Region’s finest wineries, local breweries and restauranteurs offer a medley of tastes to please all. Focusing on homegrown New York state food. Live entertainment. 11 AM-10 PM. 473-0559.

Aug. 12: Capital District Caribbean Carnival Festival. Central Park, Schenectady. Multicultural carnival, parade and festival, noon-8:30 PM. 346-7625,

Aug. 12-13: 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. 263-4223.

Aug. 15-20: Altamont Fair. Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont. Three-county fair, free grandstand, three-ring circus, country music, exhibits, petting zoo, midway, contests and events. 861-6671.

Aug. 15-20: Lake George Family Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George. This festival features crafts, entertainment, games and food galore. 668-5771.

Aug. 19-20: International Celtic Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter. Featuring Hair of the Dog and plenty of bagpipers and drummers. Festivities include live entertainment, bagpipe competition and more. Celtic vendors and kids’ entertainment. 263-4223.

Aug. 19-20: Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show. Route 20 from Madison to Bouckville. More than 1,000 dealers are expected for this annual antiques extravaganza, 9 AM-5 PM. Rain or shine. or (315) 824-2462.

Aug. 19-20: Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival. The Historic Park Grounds of Round Lake, 10 AM-5 PM, free admission. 899-2800.

Aug.19-20: Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show. Berkshire Botanical Garden. Over 80 exhibitors featuring ceramics, wood, jewelry, fine art, leather, furniture and fiber clothing. 10-5 Sat and 10-4 Sun. (413) 298-5200.

Aug 22: 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.

Aug. 24-Sept.4: New York State Fair. State Fair Grounds, off I-690, Syracuse. Festival features agricultural exhibits, a demolition derby, midway, crafts and live entertainment. (800) 475-FAIR.

Aug. 25-26. Camp Bisco V. Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, Hunter. Featuring two stages, 15 musical acts and plenty of non-musical activities.

Aug. 26: Albany LatinFest. Washington Park Parade Grounds, Albany. A celebration of the contributions of Hispanics to the cultural arts, noon-8 PM. The best in Latin music, food, crafts.

Aug. 30-Sept 4. Columbia County Fair. Catham. Crafts, pettable animals, rides, games, food and many other attractions. or 758-1811.

Farmers Markets


Amsterdam Farmers Market

Amsterdam Apartments, 53 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam

Thursdays, 9 AM-1 PM (opens mid-June)

Armory Center Farmers Market

64 Colvin Ave., Albany

Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM

Ballston Spa Farmers Market

Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa

Thursdays, 3-7 PM (opens mid-June)

Cambridge Farmers Market

East Main and Washington Streets, Cambridge

Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM

Canajoharie Farmers Market

1 block east of West Main and Church streets, Canajoharie

Fridays, 1-5 PM (opens in July)

Capital District Regional Market (Wholesale)

Broadway (Route 32) and Route 378, Menands

Saturdays, 6 AM-9 AM; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 5:30-8 AM

Chatham Mid-Week Farmers Market

Chatham Village Green, Chatham

Wednesdays, 4-7 PM (opens early July)

Clifton Park/Saratoga Farmers Market

St. George’s Church, Route 146 at Maxwell Drive, Clifton Park

Thursdays, 2-5 PM; Sundays, 10 AM-1 PM

Country Music Festival Farmers Market

Rua & Sons lot, Route 7, Cobleskill

Saturdays, 10 AM-2 PM; Wednesdays, 3-5 PM (opens in July)

Delaware Area Neighborhood Farmers Market

St. James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany

Tuesdays, 4-7 PM

Downtown Albany Farmers Market

SUNY Building, State Street and Broadway, Albany

Thursdays, 11 AM-2 PM

Empire State Plaza Farmers Market

North end, near Legislative Office Building, Albany

Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 AM-2 PM

Federal Plaza Farmers Market

Clinton and North Pearl streets, Albany

Mondays, 11 AM-2 PM.

First United Methodist Church Farmers Market

428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar

Tuesdays, 3-6 PM

Fort Edward Farmers Market

Broadway Lanes Parking Lot, Route 4, Fort Edward

Fridays, 10 AM-1 PM

Fort Plain Farmers Market

12 Willett St., Fort Plain

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 AM-3 PM (opens in July)

Glens Falls Farmers Market

South Street Pavilion, downtown Glens Falls

Saturdays, 8 AM-noon

Gloversville Farmers Market

Rail Trail Park, W. Fulton and Cayadutta Streets, Gloversville

Saturdays, 8 AM-1 PM.

Greenwich Farmers Market

Former IGA Parking Lot, Main Street, Greenwich

Thursdays, 2-5:30 PM (opens early July)

Highland Farmers Market

Highland Village Field, Highland

Wednesdays, 3-7 PM (opens mid-June)

Hilltown Market Days

Octagon Barn, 588 Middle Road, Knox

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM (opens late July)

Holy Cross Church Farmers Market

Rosemont Street and Western Avenue, Albany

Wednesdays, 2:30-5:30 PM

Hoosick Falls Farmers Market

Wood Memorial Park, Hoosick Falls

Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30 PM (opens mid-June)

Hudson Farmers Market I

North 6th and Columbia streets, Hudson

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM

Hudson Falls Farmers Market

Sutherland Farms, 190 Lower Dix Ave., Hudson Falls

Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Johnstown Farmers Market

Old Johnstown Hotel, East Main Street, Johnstown

Tuesdays, 3-6 PM (opens mid-June)

Kinderhook Farmers Market

Village Square and Green, Kinderhook

Saturdays, 8 AM-12:30 PM (opens mid-June)

Lake George Farmers Market

Route 9 across from Gaslight Village, Lake George

Thursdays, 10 AM-2 PM

Malta/Saratoga Farmers Market

Malta Community Center, Route 9, Malta

Tuesdays, 11 AM-2 PM

Middle Granville Farmers Market

Chapman Store parking lot, Burgoyne Avenue, Middle Granville

Mondays, 2-5 PM (opens early July)

Queensbury Farmers Market

Elks Lodge, Cronin Road, Queensbury

Mondays, 3-6 PM

Rensselaerville Farmers Market

Main Street, Rensselaerville

Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM (opens mid-June)

Salem Farmers Market

Salem Town Park, Main Street, Salem

Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM (opens early July)

Saratoga Farmers Market

High Rock Park, Saratoga Springs

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM; Wednesdays, 3-6 PM

Saugerties Farmers Market

Main and Market Streets, Saugerties

Saturdays, 9 AM-2 PM (opens early July)

Schenectady Farmers Market I

City Hall, Franklin Street, Schenectady

Thursdays, 9 AM-2 PM

Schenectady Farmers Market II

St. Luke’s Church, 1241 State St., Schenectady

Tuesdays, 10 AM-3 PM

South Glens Falls/Saratoga Farmers Market

Village Park, Spring Street, South Glens Falls

Mondays, 11 AM-2 PM

St. Thomas Church Farmers Market

35 Adams Place, Delmar

Fridays, 3-6 PM

State Campus Farmers Market

State Office Campus, Building 8A, Albany

Thursdays, 10 AM-1:30 PM

Stuyvesant Plaza/McKownville Farmers Market

Stuyvesant Plaza, Western Avenue, Guilderland

Monday-Friday, 11 AM-5 PM (opens early July)

Troy Farmers Market

Broadway, between 3rd and 4th Streets, Troy

Wednesdays, 10 AM-1:30 PM.

Troy-Rensselaer County Farmers Market

St. Michaels St. Williams Road, North Greenbush.

Thursdays, 2:30-5:30 PM

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

Troy Dock and Marina, River Street, Troy

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM

Upper Union Street Farmers Market

Parking lot between upper Union Street and Eastern Parkway, Schenectady

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM

Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers Market

Historic Mills Park, River Street, Warrensburg

Fridays, 3-6 PM

Watervliet Farmers Market

Hudson Shores Park, Broadway and 23rd Street, Watervliet

Tuesdays, 2:30-5:30 PM (opens in July)

Whitehall Farmers Market

The Boulevard (Park) at Canal Street, Whitehall

Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM (opens early July)



Albany Conquest

Pepsi Arena, 51 S. Pearl St., Albany. Arena Football League. 487-2000.

June 10: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers

June 17: Louisville Fire

July 8: Macon Knights

July 17: Manchester Wolves

Tri-City Valley Cats

Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. New York-Penn League baseball. 629-2287.

June 20,22: Oneonta Tigers

June 29, 30,1: Vermont Expos

July 2-4: Lowell Spinners

July 5,7: Oneonta Tigers

July 8-10: WPT

July 15-17: Batavia Muckdogs

July 25-27: Jamestown Jammers

July 31: Oneonta Tigers

Aug. 1-3: Aberdeen IronBirds

Aug. 8-11: Staten Island Yankees

Aug. 17-19: Hudson Valley Renegades

Aug. 24-25: Lowell Spinners

Aug.26-27: Vermont Expos

Aug 28: Oneonta Tigers

Aug 30-31: Brooklyn Cyclones

Sep 1: Brooklyn Cyclones

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