9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB, 9mapleavenue.com.
6/15: Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes. 6/16: Arch Stanton. 6/22: Dave Fisk. 6/23: Marcus Benoit. 6/29: Todd Nelson. 6/30: Terry Gordon. 7/6: Jon LeRoy. 7/7: Rick Rosoff. 7/13: Jim Wilson. 7/14: Jeremy Gold. 7/20: Tom Olsen. 7/21: John Savage. 7/27: Marcus Benoit with Gabriel Groove. 7/28: Arch Stanton.
110 S. Front St., Hudson.
6/23: 200 Years.
291 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-4406, bearsvilletheater.com.
6/16: Alexis P Suter Band. 6/22: Kelli Scarr Band. 6/23: Kinky Friedman. 6/24: Shawn Colvin. 6/28: Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars. 6/29: Jefferson Starship. 6/30: Sarah Fimm. 7/5: Zappa Plays Zappa. 7/7: Ana Egge Band. 7/8: Epiphany Project. 7/9: Kyle Esposito Band. 7/13: A Night of Paul Butterfield. 7/19: Richard Thompson. 7/20: Connor Kennedy. 7/28: Marc Cohn. 8/3: Tom Chapin. 8/11: Pousette-Dart Band. 8/19: Tom Benton School of Music. 8/23: the Crimson Projekct. 8/24: Chris Robinson Brotherhood. 8/25: the Smithereens. 8/31: the Slam Allen Band.
Blu Stone Bistro
661 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, 869-9976.
6/15: Lustre Kings Trio. 6/22: Sensemaya. 6/23: Franklin Micare Duo. 6/29: Out of the Box.
297 Ontario St., Albany, 482-4393.
6/15: Steve Dunn Band. 6/16: Israfel. 6/16: Before I Had Wings. 6/19: Landmine Marathon. 6/22: Through the Flood. 6/22: Rush the Gates. 6/23: Mercia. 6/24: Municipal Waste. 6/28: Coyle. 6/29: Blood Red Skies. 6/30: Benjamin Franklin. 7/10: Voices and Vessels. 7/14: Live Fast Die Fast.
656 County Highway 33, Cooperstown, 800-544-1809.
6/15: Cake. 7/21: Death Cab for Cutie. 7/27: Lyle Lovett. 7/28: Wilco, Lee Ranaldo. 9/22: Darius Rucker.
47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0222, caffelena.com.
6/15: Dependents. 6/15: Tim O’Brien. 6/16: Michael Jerling. 6/17: Bovine Social Club. 6/20: Casey Dinkin. 6/22: Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys. 6/23: the McKrells. 6/24: Caravan of Thieves. 6/27: Tristan Allen and Friends. 6/29: Dan Bern. 6/30: the Cupcakes. 7/1: Pierre Bensusan. 7/6: Burns Sisters. 7/7: Sean Rowe. 7/8: Washington County Line Bluegrass. 7/13: Steve Forbert. 7/14: Tribute to Woody Guthrie. 7/15: David Wilcox. 7/18: Anthony Fallarco. 7/20: Brittany Haas and Lauren Rioux. 7/21: Roy Hurd. 7/22: Michael Louis Smith Quartet. 7/25: Holly Near. 7/27: Ray Murray and the Bomb Squad. 7/28: Paul Rishell and Annie Raines. 7/29: Special Creek Bluegrass Band. 8/3: Jeremy Wallace Trio. 8/4: Aztec Two Step. 8/10: Jamcrackers. 8/11: Jon Shain and Danny Gotham. 8/12: Sonny and Perley. 8/15: Bonnie Logan and Vito Mamone. 8/17: John Gorka. 8/18: Beaucoup Blue. 8/19: David Massengill. 8/22: the Dependents. 8/24: Bill Staines. 8/25: Mary Fahl. 8/26: Everest Rising. 8/31: Jeanne O’Connor and the New Standard.
19 King St., Northampton, Mass., 413-586-8686, iheg.com.
7/27: Iron and Wine. 7/28: the Head and the Heart. 8/31: George Jones, Salvation Alley String Band. 9/7: OAR, Barefoot Truth. 9/12: Tommy Emmanuel.
405 Columbia St., Hudson, 828-4800, clubhelsinkiweb.com.
6/18: Buzz Universe. 6/21: Jamie Kent and the Options, Lux Deluxe, the Sun Parade. 6/22: Hauschka. 6/23: the Big Takeover. 6/25: Zonder Kennedy. 6/29: Zammuto. 6/30: Sidi Toure. 7/8: Wye Oak. 7/13: Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express. 7/19: Noam Pikelny and Friends. 7/27: Fred Eaglesmith’s Travelling Steam Show. 7/29: Sharon Van Etten.
111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., 413-997-4444, thecolonialtheatre.org.
6/26: the Chris Robinson Brotherhood. 8/17: Christopher O’Riley.
377 River St., Troy, 308-0400.
6/15: Rich Thomas. 6/16: Chris Chartrand. 6/17: Frankie Lessard. 6/22: Tjay. 6/23: Molly Durnin. 6/24: Stephen Herubin. 6/29: Midnight Special. 6/30: Rich Thomas. 7/1: Pat Tiernan. 7/6: Rich Thomas. 7/7: Packy Murphy. 7/8: Big Creek. 7/13: Stephen Herubin. 7/14: Mike Thomas. 7/15: Tjay. 7/20: Midnight Special. 7/21: Pat Tiernan. 7/22: Molly Durnin. 7/27: Frankie Lessard. 7/28: Rich Thomas. 7/29: Pat Tiernan. 8/3: Chris Chartrand. 8/4: Midnight Special. 8/5: Molly Durnin. 8/10: Frankie Lessard. 8/11: Rich Thomas. 8/12: Pat Tiernan. 8/17: Packy Murphy. 8/18: Big Creek. 8/19: Pat Tiernan. 8/24: Maurizio. 8/25: Tjay. 8/26: Frankie Lessard. 8/31: Rich Thomas.
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845, theegg.org.
6/15: Alejandro Escovedo. 6/17: Margaret Bernstein. 6/22: Matthew Sweet. 7/13: Gillian Welch. 7/20: Zappa Plays Zappa. 7/25: Conor Oberst. 8/1: Brandi Carlile. 8/3: New Riders of the Purple Sage.
Empire State Plaza
Madison Avenue, Albany.
7/4: Tommy James and the Shondells.
Glens Falls Civic Center
1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, 798-0366.
8/8: Five Finger Death Punch.
4 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-1955, guthriecenter.org.
6/15: Meg Hutchinson. 6/16: Dan Bern. 6/22: John Flynn. 6/23: Work o’ the Weavers. 6/29: Kim and Reggie Harris. 6/30: Caravan of Thieves. 7/6-7: Christine Lavin and Don White. 7/13: Carrie Newcomer. 7/14: Tom Chapin. 7/20-21: Maria Muldaur. 7/27: Tom Rush. 7/28: Harpeth Rising. 8/3: Tim Grimm and Joe Crookston. 8/4: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. 8/10-11: Tom Paxton. 8/17: Vance Gilbert. 8/18: John Gorka. 8/19: Sally-Jane Heit. 8/24-25: Imagined: Celebrating the Songs of John Lennon with the Nu-Utopians. 8/31: Dennis Stroughmatt.
Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686, iheg.com.
6/15: Jesse Malin. 6/17: Matthew Sweet. 6/18: Bowerbirds. 6/19: Tab Benoit. 6/21: the Skatalites. 6/22: Nellie McKay. 6/22: T Bird and the Breaks. 6/23: Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars. 6/28: the Flatlanders. 6/28: Orgone. 6/29: Slaid Cleaves. 6/30: JB and the Raw Dawg House Band. 7/5: the Fishtank Ensemble. 7/6: Miro Sprague. 7/7: The Band Band. 7/7: Wye Oak. 7/12: Grupo Fantasma, DEBO Band. 7/13: David Wilcox. 7/13: Watsky, the Rooks. 7/17: Ana Tijoux. 7/18: the Hold Steady. 7/19: Carolyn Wonderland. 7/19: Girl in a Coma. 7/20: Wake Up Madagascar. 7/21: Jill Sobule. 7/22: Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited. 7/23: the Dunwells. 7/25: John Cruz. 7/26: Mindy Smith. 7/27: Blue Highway. 7/27: Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration. 7/28: Alexis P Suter Band. 7/29: Alex Snydman. 7/31: Hot Club of Detroit. 8/4: Samirah Evans and Her Handsome Devils. 8/9: Cowboy Junkies. 8/10: Paula Cole. 8/11: Debbie Davies Band. 8/12: Kasey Chambers. 8/17: Shemekia Copeland. 8/18: Kristin Hersh. 8/19: Laura Cortese. 8/23: Portland Cello Project. 8/24: Eric Olsson Band. 8/25: Garnet Rogers. 8/29: Freshlyground. 8/30: Iris Dement. 8/31: the Duhks.
59 N. Pearl St., Albany, 432-1997.
6/16: Civil Twilight. 6/22: Formula 5. 7/7: 4 Down. 7/14: Funk Evolution. 7/21: Chris Dukes.
339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4, wamcarts.org.
6/15: the Sweetback Sisters. 6/17: Walt Wilkins and the Mystiqueros. 6/18: Kinky Friedman. 6/22: Doug Irving and Friends.
1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111, massmoca.org.
6/16: the Jimmies. 6/30: Patrick Watson. 7/7: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 7/12-31: Bang on a Can Festival. 7/14: Julia Easterlin. 7/21: Bang on a Can All-Stars. 7/28: Bang on a Can Marathon with Steve Reich. 8/9: Real Estate. 8/31: Roomful of Teeth.
Moon and River Cafe
115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady, 382-1938.
6/15: Lucky Jukebox Brigade. 6/16: Pine Hills Fiddlers. 6/18: Terri Robben. 6/19: George Saide. 6/20: Kayln Rock. 6/21: Runing the River. 6/22: Rick Rob and Karen. 6/24: the Singing Optometrist. 6/25: Arya Chowdhury. 6/26: Jamie G. 6/27: Moon and River Jazz Band. 6/28: Mike Harrison. 6/29: Dangerous on Decaf.
Route 5, Holyoke, Mass., 413-586-8686, iheg.com.
6/23: Fiona Apple. 7/20: Death Cab for Cutie. 7/21: Get the Led Out, the Machine. 8/1: Jackson Browne. 8/3: Josh Turner. 8/18: Girl Talk.
19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663, palacealbany.com.
6/16: Flogging Molly. 8/17: John Prine, Lucinda Williams.
337 Central Ave., Albany, 426-0828.
6/15: Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers Birthday Bash. 6/16: Chris Busone Band. 6/22: Hot Cousin. 6/23: the Looter$. 6/29: Markellis-Haskel-Maul. 6/30: the Kix Band.
10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., 413-586-8686, iheg.com.
6/14: tUnE-yArDs. 6/26: Halestorm. 6/27: G Love and Special Sauce. 6/30: Mercies. 7/7: Foxy Shazam. 7/14: MC Chris. 8/9: Sebadoh. 8/18: Hope Lies Within.
63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 584-8066, putnamden.com.
6/15: Eastbound Jesus. 6/16: Probing Digit. 6/21: Black Ships. 6/22: the Wood Brothers. 6/23: Maaze, High Peaks Band. 7/5: Fishbone, Paranoid Social Club. 7/6: Wyllys, the NY Hustler Ensemble. 7/7: Dead Sessions. 7/8: Dopapod. 7/13: Twiddle, Headband Jack. 7/14: Karmas Army. 7/19: This Way. 7/20: Stone Revival Band. 7/21: the Wait, 5 Alpha Beatdown.
388 Broadway, Albany, 432-8584, redsquarealbany.com.
6/15: High Peaks Band, Headband Jack. 6/23: the Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Skeletons in the Piano. 6/23: Odyssey. 6/30: the Skatalites. 7/12: Underground System, Zack Dupont Band.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 583-0022, spac.org.
6/23: the Beach Boys. 6/26: Demi Lovato. 6/29: Brad Paisley. 6/30-7/1: Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival featuring Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Hiromi Trio Project, Yellowjackets, Maceo Parker. 7/6-8: Phish. 7/24: Nickelback, Bush. 7/27: Santana, the Allman Brothers Band. 7/28: O.A.R. 7/31: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. 8/14: Big Time Rush, Cody Simpson. 8/19: Toby Keith. 8/20: Def Leppard. 8/21: Chicago, Doobie Brothers.
The Spotty Dog
440 Warren St., Hudson, 671-6006.
6/16: Many Arms. 6/21: Ghost. 6/24: Man Forever. 6/28: Chris Corsano with Bill Nace and Steve Baczkowski. 6/29: Readymade Dance Party. 6/30: Head Womb, Evan Levine. 7/14: Black Norse, It’s Not Night: It’s Space. 7/15: Stringband, Evan Levine. 7/28: Sons of an Illustrious Father, Sasha Pearl.
The Stockade Inn
1 N. Church St., Schenectady, 346-3400, stockadeinn.com.
6/15: Pat Andreoli. 6/21: Kevin Sonny and Perley. 6/22: Kevin Green and Douglas Chilton. 6/28: John Angerosa. 6/29: Brian Patneaude.
Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.
7/6: Low N Lonesome. 7/13: Holly and Evan. 7/20: Street Corner Holler. 7/27: the Blue Olives. 8/3: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 8/10: Steven L. Smith Band. 8/17: Three Gals and Their Buddy Larry. 8/24: Doc Scanlon’s Deja Voodoo Boys. 8/31: Bryan Thomas.
Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1600, tanglewood.org.
8/20: Wynton Marsalis. 8/31: Train. 9/1: Evanescence, Chevelle.
Times Union Center
51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000, timesunioncenter-albany.com.
6/28: Roger Waters. 6/29: Aerosmith. 8/30: American Idol Live!
Turning Stone Resort and Casino
5218 Patrick Road, Verona, 800-771-7711, turningstone.com.
6/21: Judy Collins. 6/27: Cinderella. 6/28: Stephen Lynch. 6/29: Brian Culbertson and David Sanborn. 7/3: REO Speedwagon, Styx, Ted Nugent. 7/19: Wynonna and the Big Noise. 7/20: George Jones. 7/26: Miranda Lambert. 7/30: the Outlaws. 8/15: kd lang. 8/16: Rick Alviti. 8/18: Barry Manilow.
The Upstate Concert Hall
North Country Commons, Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-0012, upstateconcerthall.com.
6/15: Immortal Technique. 6/22: Fuel. 6/23: Volbeat. 6/25: Reel Big Fish. 7/6: Tesla. 7/8: Scream it Like You Mean it Tour. 7/11: Ted Nugent. 7/14: Falling in Reverse. 7/19: Matisyahu, the Dirty Heads. 7/21: Morning Glory. 8/7: the Black Angels. 8/9: Summer Slaughter featuring Cannibal Corpse, Between the Buried and Me. 8/14: Yeasayer. 8/31: Halestorm.
The Van Dyck
237 Union St., Schenectady, 348-7999, vandycklounge.com.
6/23: Luca Dicarla and his Quartet. 6/29: Anthony Fallacaro.
17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572, valentinesalbany.com.
6/17: Sunday night baseball punk show. 6/21: These United States. 6/22: Black Mountain Symphony. 6/22: Grainbelt CD release. 6/23: New World Symphony. 6/25: Chilled Monkey Brains. 6/28: Knyghts of Fuzz. 6/29: Che Guevara T Shirt. 6/30: Metallica cover show. 6/30: Hamell on Trial. 7/3: Max Pain and the Groovies. 7/4: Micah Schnabel. 7/5: OC45. 7/7: Citizen Genet. 7/9: 1-10, Bourbon Scum. 7/12: Hard Soul, Hearing Aides. 7/13: Lucky Jukebox Brigade. 7/14: Nekronet. 7/20: WEXT Birthday with Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, the Hanslick Rebellion. 7/21: Purifier. 7/23: Ridgeland. 7/27: Anchorage Nebraska. 7/28: Blas. 7/29: Aim Your Arrows. 7/31: Paleface. 8/2: Alta Mira. 8/3: the Romantic Tragedy. 8/11: the Lucky Jukebox Brigade. 8/17: the Figgs. 8/24: Blksn/Yoma Claymation. 8/30: Silent Bones.
Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, campbisco.net.
7/12-14: The Disco Biscuits, Skrillex, Bassnectar, Amon Tobin ISAM, Crystal Castles, Atmosphere, Big Boi, Shpongle, A-Trak, Lotus, Mimosa, Zeds Dead, Daedelus, Break Science, Rubblebucket, Thundercat, more.
Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival
Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, 845-418-3596, clearwater.org.
6/16-17: Ani DiFranco, Martin Sexton, Bela Fleck, Dawes, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Arlo Guthrie, Josh Ritter, Punch Brothers, Joan Osborne, Loudon Wainwright, Donna the Buffalo, Deer Tick, more.
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Dodds Farm, 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, (866) 325-2744, falconridgefolk.com.
7/27-29: Eileen Jewel, Aztec Two-Step, the Grand Slambovians, Spuytin Duyvil, more.
Freihofer’s Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3300, spac.org.
6/30-7/1: Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Hiromi Trio Project, Yellowjackets, Maceo Parker.
Green River Festival
Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, Mass., 413-775-1000.
7/14-15: Green River Festival featuring Arlo Guthrie, Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Richard Thompson, Rubblebucket, Rebirth Brass Band, David Wax Museum, Charles Bradley, Brown Bird, Winterpills, Lee Fields and the Expressions, more.
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, (888) 946-8495, greyfoxbluegrass.com.
7/19-22: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival featuring Del McCoury, David Grisman, Punch Brothers, Infamous Stringdusters, David Bromberg, Tony Trischka, Dry Branch Fire Squad, more.
Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance
Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont, 765-2815, oldsongs.org.
6/22-24: Dan Berggren, Brother Sun, Kim and Reggie Harris, Groovemama and many more.
Salem Art Works, 19 Cary Lane, Salem, 854-7674.
8/18: Railbird, My Pet Dragon, the Red Lions, the Black Ships.
Stratton Mountain, Bondeville, Vt, 800-STRATTON.
6/21: Wanderlust yoga and music festival featuring Ziggy Marley, Ani Difranco, MC Yogi, Beats Antique, the Barr Brothers, Gaura Vani, Rodney Yee, Seane Corn, Elena Brower, Joel Salatin, more.
Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont, wgna.com.
7/7: Eric Church, Joe Nichols, Thompson Square, Josh Thompson.
Alive at Five Concert Series
Albany Riverfront Park Corning Preserve, Albany, 434-2032, albanyevents.org.
6/21: Patty Smyth and Scandal, Sirsy. 6/28: Dickey Betts and Great Southern, Kirsten Thien. 7/5: Local Blues Night. 7/12: the Bacon Brothers, the Stray Dogs. 7/19: Buckwheat Zydeco, Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 7/26: Smash Mouth, the Dylan Emmet Band. 8/2: Lee Brice, Wendy Owens and Renegade. 8/9: Beach Bums: A Tribute to the Beach Boys.
Freedom Park Concerts
Freedom Park (next to Jumpin’ Jacks), Scotia, 370-0662, freedomparkscotia.com.
6/20: Funk Evolution. 6/23: All-Paul Show. 6/27: Flame. 6/29: Headroom. 7/7: the Big Smoothies. 7/8: Rymanowski Brothers. 7/11: Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band. 7/12: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/14: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Band. 7/15: Sirsy. 7/18: Audiostars. 7/21: Cryin Out Loud. 7/22: Maria Zemantauski. 7/25: Joey Thomas Big Band. 7/26: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/28: Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra. 7/29: Route Fifty 5. 8/1: Rattail Jimmy. 8/4: Wild Adriatic. 8/5: Brian Patneaude. 8/8: Hair of the Dog. 8/11: Jo Henley Band. 8/15: Refrigerators. 8/19: Electric City Chorus. 8/22: Grand Central Station. 8/25: Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 8/29: Ernie Williams Band Tribute.
Jazz on Jay
The Circle, State Street, Schenectady, 382-3884 ext. 14, albanyjazz.com.
6/21: Alex Slomka Quartet. 6/28: Dave Fisk Quintet. 7/5: the Sunnyside of the Street Band with Brian Brundige. 7/12: Gals Who Play Jazz. 7/19: Keith Pray Quartet. 7/26: Nat Phipps All-Stars. 8/2: Sensemaya. 8/9: New Regime. 8/16: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 8/23: John Hines and Friends.
Rockin on the River
Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Troy.
6/20: Hair of the Dog. 6/27: Aquanett. 7/11: 7 Bridges. 7/18: Bad Medicine. 7/25: the Dave Matthews Tribute Band. 8/1: Who’s Bad. 8/8: Skeeter Creek. 8/15: Blues for Breakfast. 8/22: Changes in Latitude. 8/29: Blue Hand Luke.
Summer Sounds of Salem
Gazebo, Main Street, Salem, 854-9296.
6/18: Nathan Knowles. 6/25: the Saloonatics. 7/2: Smokey Greene. 7/9: Red Haired Strangers. 7/16: Dafe Brudajo. 7/23: Ramblin Jug Stompers. 7/30: Bluegrass Park. 8/6: Blueprint. 8/13: Marty Wendell. 8/20: Dana and Susan. 8/27: Raychel Cuite.
Backlot Music Festival
Waterford Public Library, 117 3rd St, Waterford, 237-0891.
6/28: Off the Record. 7/12: Molly Durnin. 7/19: Kim Kilby, Matt Durfee. 7/26: Collette and the Mudcats.
6/28: Jump Daddies. 7/5: Ballston Community Band. 7/12: Black Mountain Symphony. 7/19: Skeeter Creek. 7/26: Byrds of Prey. 8/2: Union Fire Company Band. 8/9: Sirsy. 8/16: Brian Gibney Band. 8/23: Seth and the Moody Melix. 8/30: Skeeter Creek.
Art & Exhibits
Albany Center Gallery
39 Columbia St., Albany, 462-4775.
June 19-July 14: Surface and Light.
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.
Through Sept. 12: First in the Hearts of His Countrymen: George Washington. Through Sept. 23: Recent Acquisitions. Through Sept. 26: Great, Strange, and Rarely Seen. Aug. 25-Jan. 27: The Eternal Return: Stephanie Rose Portraits.
Albany International Airport Gallery
Through Jan. 6: More or Less. Through Nov. 1: Robert Cartmell: In the Studio.
Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library
Through June 24: Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close. Through Oct. 21: American Impressionism: Masterworks in Watercolor and Pastel. Ongoing: Arkell’s Inspiration: The Marketing of Beech-Nut and Art for the People.
200 1st St., Troy.
Through July 1: Welcome Inside My Head.
Arts Center of the Capital Region
265 River St., Troy, 273-0552.
June 16-July 15: Fence Salon. July 27-Aug. 31: Fence Select. July 27-Aug. 31: Niki Haynes: 2011 Fence Show President’s Award Recipient.
West Main Street, Bennington, Vt., (802) 447-1571.
Through Oct. 30: Rockwell Kent’s “Egypt”: Shadow and Light in Vermont.
39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.
Through June 17: Taking Flight: Audubon and the World of Birds. Through Oct. 21: Liz Whitney Quisgard: Kaleidoscope.
71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls, 793-9350.
Through July 7: Susan Burden: Texture-Transition.
Broadway Arts Center
Arcade Building, 488 Broadway, Albany, 489-0866.
Through June 23: Renewal. Through June 30: Seasons of Change.
6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, 885-4000.
Through July 27: Discovering Lake Desolation. Through Jan. 13: The Threads of Time.
Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.
Through July 8: Four Painters. July 12-Aug. 12: Avedisian. Aug. 16-Sept. 16: Summer Exhibit: Five Women.
CCS Bard Galleries/Hessel Museum
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7598.
June 23-Dec. 21: From 199A to 199B: Liam Gillick. June 23-Dec. 21: Anti-Establishment.
Center for Photography at Woodstock
59 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-9957.
Through June 24: Surface Tension.
Chapel + Cultural Center
2125 Burdett Ave., Troy.
Through June 28: Seasonings.
Chapman Historical Museum
348 Glen St., Glens Falls, 793-2826.
Through Sept. 2: Stoddard’s Natural Views.
Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-9545.
Through 2013: Clark Remix. June 16-Oct. 21: Unearthed: Recent Archeological Discoveries from Northern China.
Clement Art Gallery
201 Broadway, Troy, 272-6811.
Through June 27: Jamie Rodriguez: The Nordic & Baltic Landscapes of Europe. June 29-July 25: Scott Foster. July 27-Aug. 29: Laura Von Rosk.
Columbia-Greene Community College
Foundation Gallery, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, 828-4181.
Through Aug. 24: Student Art Show.
Davis Orton Gallery
114 Warren St., Hudson, 697-0266.
Through June 24: The Commute. Through June 24: From the Road. June 29-July 29: Nadine Boughton and Fran Forman.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-3921.
Through Sept. 29: Jennifer + Kevin McCoy: Index.
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, Mass., (413) 658-1100.
Through Sept. 2: The Art of Eric Carle: The Birth of a Book and a Museum. Through Nov. 25: Our British Cousins: The Art of Maisy and Friends. June 26-Oct. 24: The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats.
Esther Massry Gallery
Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 485-3902.
Through Sept. 7: Art & Design Faculty Show.
Fenimore Art Museum
Lake Road, Route 80, Cooperstown, (607) 547-1400.
Through Aug. 5: Reclaiming Gettysburg. Through Aug. 26: Heavenly Aida. Through Dec. 31: A Lineage of Iroquois Artistry. Through Dec. 31: To Great Acclaim.
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, (845) 437-7404.
Through June 17: Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu. June 29-Aug. 26: Nature in America: Taming the Landscape.
12 Tannery Brook Road, Woodstock, (845) 679-0027.
Through July 9: Bryan David Griffith: In a Big World Wandering. July 13-Aug. 28: Angela Bacon-Kidwell: Traces of Existence. Aug. 11-Oct. 8: Richard Edelman: The Liminal Portrait.
25 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 281-6665.
Through June 30: Roselle Kline Chartock: Working Mostly Large.
The Harrison Gallery
39 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-1700.
Through June 30: The Young Collector. July 7-31: Paul Caponigro. July 7-31: John MacDonald. Aug. 4-29: Art in America.
Hudson Opera House
327 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1438.
Through July 8: Astrophotography.
The Hyde Collection
161 Warren St., Glens Falls, 792-1761.
June 17-Sept. 16: Stephen Knapp: New Light. June 17-Sept. 16: Tiffany Glass: Painting With Color and Light. July 10-31: World Seasonal Celebrations of Light.
Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway, Albany, 427-1916.
Through June 30: Artist of the Light.
Iroquois Indian Museum
324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, 296-8949.
Through Nov. 30: Birds and Beasts in Beads: 150 Years of Iroquois Beadwork.
Iron Spring Gallery
49 Front St., Ballston Spa, 885-5855.
Through June 30: Paw Prints On Our Hearts.
John Davis Gallery
362 1/2 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5907.
June 21-July 15: Pamela Cardwell: Paintings. July 19-Aug. 12: Louise Fishman: Sculpture. Aug. 16-Sept. 9: Alison Fox: Paintings.
Kleinert/James Art Gallery
34 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-2079.
June 29-Aug. 12: Beautiful Garbage.
The Laffer Gallery
96 Broad St., Schuylerville, 695-3181.
Opening June 22: Tracy Silva Barbosa, Guillermo Barreto, Erik Laffer and Yuta Ishino.
Lake George Arts Project
Courthouse Gallery, Canada and Lower Amherst streets, Lake George Village, 668-2616.
July 7-Aug. 10: Way Up State.
Lauren Clark Fine Art
402 Park St., Housatonic, Mass., (413) 274-1432.
Through July 8: Pastels by Helga S. Orthofer.
87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481.
Opens June 23: Kidspace: Curiosity. Through Oct. 30: Sanford Biggers: The Cartographer’s Conundrum. Through Nov. 4: Michael Oatman: All Utopias Fell. Through Nov. 5: Anna Betbeze: New Work. Through Jan. 2: Making Room: The Space Between Two & Three Dimensions. Through Feb. 4: Invisible Cities. Through April 13: Oh, Canada. Through Nov. 2033: Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective.
National Museum of Dance
99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.
Through Nov. 18: En Pointe! Through Nov. 24: Tails & Terpsichore.
New York State Military Museum
61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 581-5100.
Ongoing: Picturing Battle: Memories of War, Art of Thurlstrup, U.S. Army Signal Corps and Steve Jordan, Dewitt Clinton Falls: Uniform of the National Guard.
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.
Through Sept. 3: Best of SUNY Art Exhibition. Through Dec. 31: Focus on Nature XII.
Norman Rockwell Museum
Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-4100.
Through June 17: Rockwell Turns a Page: The Art of the Book. Through Oct. 29: Howard Pyle: American Master Rediscovered. July 6-Oct. 28: Norman Rockwell: Sports!
Omi International Arts Center
Fields Sculpture Park, 59 Letter S Road, Ghent, 392-4747.
Ongoing: Alice Aycock: A System of Wells and Tunnels.
Sage Colleges, 140 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 292-1778.
Through July 20: 8th Annual Master of Fine Arts Exhibition. Aug. 27-Oct. 14: John Van Alstine: Arrested Motion/Perilous Balance.
Romaine Brooks Gallery
CDGLCC, 332 Hudson Ave., Albany, 462-6138.
Through June 30: Group Pride Show.
Salem Art Works
Cary Lane, Salem, 854-7674.
Through June 30: Plastic! Through June 30: BioLogical.
Saratoga Automobile Museum
110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-1935.
Ongoing: New York Racing. Ongoing: East of Detroit.
Saratoga County Arts Council
Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.
Through July 28: Dreamscape.
Schenectady County Historical Society
32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, 372-0263.
Through July 21: Smoke Eaters: Firefighting in the City of Schenectady.
Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium
Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.
Ongoing: FETCH! Lab. Ongoing: Little Wonders of Science.
Schick Art Gallery
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.
July 2-Aug. 3: Installation 101.
Smith College Museum of Art
Smith College, Northampton, Mass., (413) 585-3587.
June 29-Sept. 9: Jay Bolotin: The Jackleg Testament.
Route 203, Spencertown, 392-3693.
Through June 24: Garden Pleasures. June 30-July 22: Transience: Photographs by Lenny Kalfus. July 28-Aug. 24: In Nature’s Garden: Observed by Photographers.
Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery
Skidmore College, 815 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.
Through June 22: Pam Lins: Denver Gold. Through July 29: Twisted Domestic. Through Oct. 14: Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort: Constellate. Through Dec. 30: Hearing Pictures.
University Art Museum
University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-4035.
June 28-Sept. 8: 2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition.
Upstate Artists Guild
247 Lark St., Albany, 426-3501.
Through June 22: More Pretty Girls and Robots. June 25-29: Salon Des Refuses. July 6-27: Auto Porn. Aug. 3-24: Members Show.
Williams College Museum of Art
Williamstown, Mass., (413) 597-2429.
Through July 29: Asco: Elite of the Obscure. Through Aug. 19: Teaching With Art: Life and Death in Ancient Rome. Through Sept. 16: Museum Models: Students Take On Celebrated Architects. June 30-Oct. 21: Power Runs in Many Channels: Diversity in Nigerian Art. Aug. 18-Nov. 25: Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series.
World Awareness Children’s Museum
229 Glen St., Glens Falls, 793-2773.
Through July 2: Seasonal World Celebrations. Through July 29: We Live in Australia—We Live in America—Mother Earth is our Home. July 5-Sept. 2: Olympic Sports.
Ajkun Ballet Theatre
The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.
Aug. 11: Don Quixote.
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annadale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7948.
Bard SummerScape: July 6-8: Compagnie Fetes Galantes.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
off Route 20 (eight miles east of Lee), Becket, Mass., (413) 243-0745.
Ted Shawn Theatre: June 20-24: Mimulus. June 27-July 1: Morphoses. July 4-8: Vertigo Dance Company. July 11-15: Borrowed Light by Tero Saarinen. July 18-22: Hong Kong Ballet. July 25-29: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Aug. 1-5: Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Aug. 8-12: Trey McIntyre Project. Aug. 15-19: Compagnie Kafig. Aug. 19: A Jazz Happening. Aug. 22-26: The Joffrey Ballet.
Doris Duke Theatre: June 20-24: Circa. June 27-July 1: Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM. July 4-8: LeeSaar The Company. July 11-15: The Men Dancers: From the Horses Mouth. July 18-22: Luna Negra Dance Theater. July 25-29: Jessica Lang Dance. Aug. 1-5: Jonah Bokaer and David Hallberg. Aug. 8-12: Dance Heginbotham. Aug. 15-19: Liz Gerring Dance Comapny. Aug. 22-26: Doug Elkins and Friends’ Fraulein Maria.
New York City Ballet
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. New York City Ballet is in residence July 10-21. There are pre-performance talks before evening performances at 7 PM. All performances are at 8 PM except as noted.
July 10: Opening Night: All Balanchine. July 11: American Girl Night. July 12 (2 PM): Russian Seasons, Firebird, Jeu de Cartes. July 12: Barocco/Kammermusik, The Waltz Project, Symphony in C. July 13: Russian Seasons, In the Night, Firebird. July 14 (2 PM): Barocco/Kammermusik, The Waltz Project, Symphony in C. July 14: Gala Night with Millepied Sp. 2012, New Peck, Les Carillons. July 17: Russian Seasons, Sinfonia/Moves, Brahms-Schoenberg. July 18: Girls Night Out with Romeo and Juliet. July 19 (2 PM): Jeu de Cartes, The Waltz Project, Brahms-Schoenberg. July 19: Romeo and Juliet. July 20: Family Night with Brahms-Schoenberg, Sinfonia/Moves, DGV. July 21 (2 PM): Romeo and Juliet. July 21: Jeu de Cartes, DGV, Symphony in C.
2980 Route 66, Chatham, 392-6121. All performances are at 8 PM unless noted.
July 28, July 29 (2 PM): Jamal Jackson Dance Company. Aug. 4: Dances for a Variable Population. Aug. 10-11: Take Dance. Aug. 18, Aug. 19 (2 PM): The Vanaver Caravan. Aug. 31-Sept. 1: Parsons Dance.
Barrington Stage Company
Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.; St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.; Youth Theater, Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. (413) 236-8888. Call for performance times.
Main Stage: June 13- July 14: Fiddler on the Roof. July 19-Aug. 4: All My Sons. Aug. 9-26: See How They Run.
St. Germain Stage: Through June 10: Lungs. June 19-July 15: Dr. Ruth, All the Way. July 26-Aug. 11: The North Pool. Aug. 16-Sept. 2: The Black Suits.
Youth Theater: July 25-Aug. 12: Beauty and the Beast.
Berkshire Actors Theatre
Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.
June 22-July 14: Doubt: A Parable. July 2-15: Four Dogs and a Bone.
Berkshire Fringe Festival
Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass. (413) 320-4175.
July 23-Aug. 15: Shows TBA.
Berkshire Theatre Festival
Main Street, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-5576; additional co-productions presented at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street, Pittsfield, Mass. Call for performance times.
Colonial Theatre: July 7-21: A Chorus Line.
Main Stage: July 21-28: A Thousand Clowns. Aug. 4-11: Edith. Aug. 18-25: Brace Yourself.
Unicorn Theatre: June 23-July 7: The Puppetmaster of Lodz. July 14-Aug. 4: A Class Act. Aug. 11-Sept. 1: Homestead Crossing.
Chester Theatre Company
Middlefield Street, Chester, Mass., (413) 354-7771. Call for performance times.
July 5-15: Animals Out of Paper. July 18-29: The Swan. Aug. 1-12: Running. Aug. 15-26: The Betrothed.
87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass. Presented by Williamstown Theatre Festival in association with The Public Theater.
June 21-24: Here Lies Love.
Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1199. Call for performance times.
Founders Theatre: June 16-Aug. 19: King Lear. June 28-July 15: Endurance. July 6, 13: Dibbledance. July 19-Aug. 19: The Tempest. Aug. 22-Sept. 16: Satchmo at the Waldorf.
Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre: May 25-Sept. 2: Cassandra Speaks. June 12-Sept. 1: The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife. June 20-Sept. 2: Parasite Drag.
Special Events: July 4: The Declaration of Independence.
Williamstown Theatre Festival
The ’62 Center, 1000 Main St., Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. Tickets: (413) 597-3400. 24-hour info line: (413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.
Main Stage: June 26-July 14: The Importance of Being Earnest. July 19-29: Far From Heaven. Aug. 1-19: A Month in the Country.
Nikos Stage: June 27-July 8: The Blue Deep. July 11-22: Last of the Red Hot Lovers. July 25-Aug. 5: The Elephant Man. Aug. 8-19: Whaddabloodclot!!!
Adirondack Theatre Festival
Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls, 798-7479. Call for performance times.
June 26-30: Black Tie. July 7-17: Shooting Star. July 5-11: Next to Normal. July 19-28: Woody Sez.
Theater Two, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900. Call for performance times.
July 13-22: The Imaginary Invalid.
Capital Repertory Theatre
111 N. Pearl St., Albany, 462-4531. Call for performance times.
July 24-Aug. 12: Ella.
Albany Masonic Lodge, 4th Floor, 67 Corning Place, Albany, 242-8015. Performances at 8:03 PM.
June 15-23: The Lesson, The Chairs.
Curtain Call Theatre
210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-7529. Call for performance times.
Through June 23: Wrong Window! July 13-Aug. 11: Ancestral Voices.
Fort Salem Theater
11 E. Broadway, Salem, 854-9200. Call for performance times.
June 29-July 1: Robin Hood: The Musical. July 6-8: Song and Dance, Man. July 13-Aug. 22: The Singing Anchors on Broadway.
Hudson River Shakespeare Company
Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road, Fort Edward, 747-4418. Call for shows and times.
July 13-15: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Route 203, Chatham, 392-9292. Call for performance times.
June 7-July 17: Oliver. June 21-July 1: Brigadoon. July 5-22: Legally Blonde. July 26-Aug. 5: Kiss Me Kate. Aug. 9-11: Copacabana. Aug. 23-Sept. 2: State Fair. Sept. 9-16: Smokey Joe’s Café.
Washington Park Amphitheater, Albany, 434-0776. Call for performance times.
Main Stage: July 6-29: Cabaret. Park Playhouse II: Aug 4-Aug. 19: Hairspray. Park Playhouse Kids: Aug. 13-19: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
41-A Cross St., Hudson, 822-9667. Call for performance times.
Through June 27-July 15: Play by Play: Rendezvous.
Steamer No. 10 Theatre
500 Western Ave., Albany, 438-5503. Call for performance times.
July 20-29: bare: A Pop Opera.
Route 20, New Lebanon, 794-8989. Performances 8 PM Thu-Fri; 5, 8:30 PM Sat; 2 PM Sun.
June 29-July 8: The 39 Steps. July 12-22: And Then There Were None. July 26-Aug. 5: Five Course Love. Aug. 9-19: The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Aug. 23-Sept. 2: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum.
Dorset Theatre Festival
Dorset, Vt., (802) 867-57777. Performances 8 PM Tue-Fri; 2 PM Wed; 4, 8:30 PM Sat; 3 PM Sun.
June 20-July 7: Good People. July 12-28: Boeing-Boeing. Aug. 2-11: The Whore and Mr. Moore. Aug 16-Sept. 1: Deathtrap.
Aston Magna Festival
Bard College, Olin Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson; The Daniel Arts Center at Simon’s Rock College/Bard, Great Barrington, Mass. (800) 875-7156, astonmagna.org. Call for showtimes.
June 15 (Bard); June 16 (Simon’s Rock): Music of Three Bachs and Villa Lobos. June 22 (Bard); June 23 (Simon’s Rock): Gran Partita: Mozart’s Winds III. June 29 (Bard); June 30 (Simon’s Rock): Baroque a L’Italienne. July 6 (Bard); July 7 (Simon’s Rock): Violin Extravaganza.
Bard Music Festival: Saint-Saëns and His World
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900, bard.edu/fishercenter. The two-weekend festival celebrating the works and musical world of Camille Saint-Saëns is presented at various venues on the Bard campus, including the Fisher Center and Olin Hall, as part of the summer-long Bard SummerScape festival.
Aug. 12-14: Paris and the Culture of Cosmopolitanism. Aug. 17-19: Confronting Modernism.
Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle
Olin Hall, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900. Performances begin at 8 PM.
June 16: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Harold Robinson, double bass, Michael Tree, viola. June 30: Trio con Brio Copenhagen.
Alice Busch Opera Theatre, Cooperstown, (607) 547-2255 or glimmerglass.org. Evening and matinee performances. Visit website for times and complete schedule.
July 7-Aug. 25: Verdi’s Aida. July 14-Aug. 24: Willson’s The Music Man. July 21-Aug. 23: Lully’s Armide. July 16-Aug. 21: Weill and Anderson’s Lost in the Stars.
Marcella Sembrich Concert Series
The Sembrich Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing, thesembrich.org.
June 16 (2 PM): Young Performers Showcase. June 22 (6:30 PM): The Red Violin benefit with Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin. June 27 (1:30 PM): Seagle Colony Preview. July 7 (7:30 PM): Vocal recital with Julie-Anne Hamula. July 11 (1:30 PM): Titanic: The Musical talk and performance. July 14 (7:30 PM): From the Carpathians to the Appalachians with violinist Daniel Szasz. July 18 (7:30 PM): Balkan Dance Party with Raya Brass Band. July 20 (10 AM): Seagle Colony Children’s Opera. July 28 (7:30 PM) From the Bards of Ireland, a flute, piano and spoken word performance. Aug. 1 (1:30 PM): Silver Bay Ensemble. Aug. 9 (7:30 PM): Bel Canto Institute Singers. Aug. 12 (7:30 PM): Concert with Musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Aug. 15 (1:30 PM): Rebulo, music from South America. Aug. 22 (7:30 PM) Titanic and the Band That Played On, multimedia lecture and performance. Aug. 25 (7:30 PM): Hyperion String Quartet. Sept. 1 (7:30 PM): pianist Christopher Johnson. Sept. 8 (5:30 PM): Sembrich in September Gala.
Maverick Concert Series
Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Road (off Route 375), Woodstock, (845) 679-8217 or maverickconcerts.org.
July 1 (4 PM): Imani Winds. July 7 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with classical guitarist Simon Powis. July 7 (6:30 PM): Indian Classical Music. July 8 (3 and 4 PM): Shanghai Quartet with pianist Pedja Muzijevic. July 14 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with harpsichordist Andrew Appel. July 14 (6:30 PM): Four Nations Ensemble with soprano Dominique Labelle. July 15 (4 PM): Latitude 41 Piano Trio. July 21 (8 PM): Peter Schickele. July 22 (4 PM): Leipzig String Quartet. July 29 (4 PM): Zuill Bailey, cello, and Robert Koenig, piano. Aug. 4 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with Elizabeth Mitchell and Family. Aug. 5 (3 and 4 PM): Amernet String Quartet with Yizhak Schotten, viola, Robert deMaine, cello, abd Nancy Allen Lundy, soprano. Aug. 11 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with pianist Jon Klibonoff. Aug. 12 (3 and 4 PM): Trio Solisti. Aug. 26 (4 PM): pianists Frederic Chiu and Andrew Russo. Sept. 1 (6 PM): Chamber Orchestra Concert. Sept. 2 (3 and 4 PM): Jupiter String Quartet with pianist Ilya Yakushev. Sept. 9 (4 PM): Concert for Friends of the Maverick with violinist Tim Fain. Sept. 16 (2 PM): Tokyo String Quartet.
Music From Salem
Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2495 or hubbardhall.org. Adventurous chamber music series.
July 7 (8 PM): Kaleidoscope: Bach, Beach, Cage, Schumann. July 15 (2 PM): Great Impressions: Fauré, Haydn, Mozart. Aug. 4 (8 PM): Northern Lights: Brahms, O’Connor, Onslow. Aug. 12 (2 PM): Contours: Cage, Debussy, Mozart, Ravel.
Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 584-6018. Formerly Lake George Opera.
July 6-July 15: Verdi’s Rigoletto. July 7-14: Schuman’s The Mighty Casey. July 8-14: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial By Jury and Offenbach’s Le 66.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330.
July 25 (8 PM): Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Faletta. Smetana, Mozart, Dvorak.
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Main stage. Orchestral performances take place at 8 PM unless noted. The music director is Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
Aug. 1: Opening night with pianist Garrick Ohlsson. Aug. 2: The Lure of Paris with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Aug. 3: Cirque de la Symphonie. Aug. 4: Arabian Nights with cellist Johannes Moser. Aug. 8: Pianist Lang Lang. Aug. 9: Date Night. Aug. 10: Violinist Arabella Steinbacher. Aug. 11: The Wizard of Oz. Aug. 15: An Evening with Joshua Bell. Aug. 16: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Aug. 17: The Best is Yet To Come: Sinatra and Beyond Pops Concert. Aug. 18: Tchaikovsky Spectacular.
Saratoga Chamber Music Festival
Spa Little Theater.
July 29 (2:15 PM), July 31 (8 PM): Miami String Quartet. Aug. 5 (2 PM): cellist Johannes Moser. Aug. 7 (8 PM) Wister Quartet and friends. Aug. 12 (2:15 PM): Violinist David Kim. Aug. 14 (8 PM): Ebene Quartet.
Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-5165 or tanglewood.org.
June 22-Sept. 2: The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of various conductors this season, along with and alongside a variety of visiting artists, in the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall and Tanglewood Theatre.
Tannery Pond Concert Series
The Tannery, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village and Darrow School, Route 20, New Lebanon, except as noted. (888) 820-9441. Concerts are at 8 PM.
June 16 (St. Peter’s Church, Spencertown, 7 PM): Tokyo String Quartet. July 14: Paul Huang, violin, and Jessica Osborne, piano. Aug. 4: Harlem String Quartet. Aug. 12 (4 PM): Pianist Emanuel Ax. Sept. 1: Todd Palmer, clarinet, Elizabeth Futral, soprano, Ran Dank, piano.
Windham Chamber Music Festival
Windham Performing Arts Center, 5379 Main St., Windham, 734-3868. Performances are at 8 PM.
July 21: Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra. July 28: Zuill Bailey, cello, and Robert Koenig, piano. Aug. 25: Nancy Allen Lundy, soprano, Philip Cutlip, baritone, Stephen Gosling, piano. Sept. 8: Lyric Piano Quartet.
Fairs, Festivals & Special Events
June-September: Art Night Schenectady. Downtown Schenectady. Third Friday of every month, 5-9 PM. Various performances, special offers, exhibitions. artnightschenectady.com.
June-September: 1st Friday. Downtown Albany. First Friday of every month, 5-9 PM. Various performances, exhibitions, venues, restaurants and bars will take part. 1stfridayalbany.org.
June-September: First Friday. Downtown Ballston Spa. First Friday of every month, 6-9 PM. Various performances, special offers, exhibitions. 885-2772 or ballston.org/first-fridays.
June-September: Third Thursdays. Downtown Pittsfield, Mass. Third Thursday of every month, 5 PM. Live music, shopping, dining, art and more. (413) 499-9348 or pittsfield-ma.org.
June-September: Troy Night Out. Downtown Troy. Last Friday of every month, 5-9 PM. A monthly offering of Troy’s galleries, restaurants, retail shops and performance spaces. troynightout.com.
June 7-10: Saratoga Arts Fest. Sixth annual celebration of the arts in Saratoga Springs. Four days of events at indoor and outdoor venues, for all ages. 580-8010 or saratogaartsfest.org.
June 9: Art on Lark. Lark Street, Albany. 10 AM-5 PM. Visit Lark Street and enjoy hundreds of artists’ displays, live music, street graffiti art, more. 434-3861 or larkstreet.org.
June 15-17: Juneteenth. Central Park, Schenectady: Celebration to mark the end of slavery, sponsored by the Hamilton Hill Arts Center. 346-1262 or hamiltonhillartscenter.org.
June 16: Troy River Street Festival. Downtown Troy. 10 AM-5 PM. Arts and music festival, featuring a juried arts event, and the works of dozens of artists, painters, potters, and more. There will be food and magic, too. 279-7997.
June 16: Upper Union Street BID Strawberry Fest & Art Show. Upper Union Street, Schenectady. 10-3 PM. Pony rides, art show, baby animals, drawing, food, music, gourmet food market, and, of course, strawberries. 372-7963 or upperunionbid.org.
June 16: Saratoga Brewfest. Ellms Family Farms, Ballston Spa. Lots of beer, food vendors, and music.VIP 2-7 PM; general session 3-7 PM. No kids or pets (except guide animals). saratogabrewfest.com.
June 16-September 2: 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 yaddo.org/garden.
June 22-24: 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. oldsongs.org or 765-2815.
June 22-24: Lake George Summerfest. Shepard Park, Lake George. 9 AM-6 PM. Festival includes arts and crafts show as well as live musical entertainment each day. 744-3418.
June 23-24: Bavarian Summerfest. Riedlbauer’s Resort, Round Top. Saturday 1-10 PM, Sunday 1-8 PM. This annual festival features Bavarian bands, kiddie rides, food, beverage and craft vendors throughout. Free. 622-9584 or riedlbauersresort.com.
June 23-24: Round Lake Antique Festival. The Parks and Greens of the Village, Round Lake. 9 AM-5 PM. Features 250 vendors. 315-686-5789.
July 7: Waterford Steamboat Rally. Canal front, Waterford. Fireworks and more. town.waterford.ny.us.
July 6-8: The Berkshires Art Festival. Ski Butternut, Route 23, Great Barrington, Mass. 10 AM-6 PM Fri-Sat; 10 AM-5 PM Sun. A wide range of world-class art exhibits and live entertainment. 845-355-2400 or berkshiresartsfestival.com.
July 4: Fireworks over the lake. Lake George Village.
July 4: Price Chopper’s Homegrown 4th and Fireworks Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 2-10 PM. Featuring live music, food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display. ogs.state.ny.us.
July 7-Aug.19: Sterling Renaissance Festival. Sterling. 10-7 PM Sat-Sun, rain or shine. 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. sterlingfestival.com.
July 7: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. 10 AM-6 PM. Art and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art show and sale. 584-4132.
July 14-15: Troy Pig Out. Downtown Troy. Sat 11 AM-10 PM, Sun 11 AM-4 PM. Featuring a barbeque competition, chef demonstrations, and live music. troypigout.com.
July 17-22: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. 9 AM-midnight. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. saratogacountyfair.org or 885-9701.
July 28: Capital Region Craft Brewer’s Festival. Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Troy. The third annual brewers festival on the Capital Region. 2:30-6:30 PM. 629-2287 or capitalbrewfest.com.
Aug. 11-12: 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. 14-19: Altamont Fair. Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont. Three-county fair, free grandstand, country music, exhibits, petting zoo, midway, contests and events. 861-6671 or altamontfair.com.
Aug. 18-19: International Celtic Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter. Featuring plenty of bagpipers and drummers. Festivities include live entertainment, bagpipe competition, Celtic vendors and kids’ entertainment. 263-4223.
Aug. 18-19: Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival. The Historic Park Grounds, Round Lake. This show will feature 200 skilled artists and craftsmen, selling and demonstrating their unique products. 899-2013.
Aug. 23-Sept. 3: 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: Albany LatinFest. Washington Park, Albany. 11 AM-6 PM. A celebration of the contributions of Hispanics to the cultural arts. The best in Latin music, food, crafts. 339-9270 or albanylatinfest.com.
Aug. 29-Sept. 3. Columbia County Fair. Chatham. Crafts, petting zoo, rides, games, food and many other attractions. columbiafair.com or 392-2121.
Albany Metro Mallers Empire Football League Semi-Pro Football
Bleeker Stadium, 721 Clinton Ave., Albany, eteamz.com/AlbanyMetroMallers. 2011 Empire League Champions.
July 7: Glens Falls Greenjackets
Aug. 4: Syracuse Shock
Aug. 11: Plattsburgh North Stars
Aug. 25: Amsterdam Zephyrs
Sept. 15: Vermont Ice Storm
Hellions of Troy Roller Derby
Rollarama Skating Center, 2710 Hamburg St., Schenectady, hellionsoftroyrollerderby.com.
June 16: North Country Lumber Jills
July 21: NHRD’s Skate Free or Die
Whitney Field, Saratoga Springs, 584-8108, saratogapolo.com.
July 5-15: Celebrate Saratoga Cup
July 18-22: Veuve Clicquot Women’s Challenge
July 24-29: Special Cup Tournament
July 24-Aug. 5: The Whitney Cup Tournement
July 31: Palamountain Cup
Aug. 7-12: RBC Hall of Fame Challenge Cup
Aug. 14-19: The Barrantes Cup Tournament
Aug. 21-26: The Ylvisaker Cup Tournament
Aug. 28-Sept. 2: SPA Anniversary Cup
Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Baseball
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, 629-2287.
June 20-21: Vermont Lake Monsters
June 25-27: Lowell Spinners
June 28-30: Connecticut Tigers
July 4-6: State College Spikes
July 7-9: Aberdeen Ironbird
July 17-18: Lowell Spinners
July 21-22: Vermont Lake Monsters
July 23-24: Connecticut Tigers
Aug. 1-3: Batavia Muckdogs
Aug, 4-6: Mahoning Valley Scrappers
Aug. 15-17: Brooklyn Cyclones
Aug. 18-20: Staten Island Yankees
Aug. 24-26: Vermont Lake Monsters
Sept. 3-5: Hudson Valley Renegades
Lincoln Park Pool
Eagle Street and Morton Avenue, Albany, open June 24.
Mater Christi Pool
New Scotland Avenue across from Holy Names Campus, Albany, open June 24.
Krank Park SprayPool
65 First Ave., Albany, open June 24.
North Albany Spray Pool
North First Street, Albany, open June 24.
Sheridan and Dove Spray Pool
Sheridan Avenue and Dove Street, Albany, open June 24.
Swinburne Spray Pool
Clinton Avenue and Manning Boulevard, Albany, open June 24.
Upper Lincoln Spray Pool
Morton and Delaware Avenue, Albany, open June 24.
Bozenkill Park Pool
Gun Club Road, Altamont, open June 18.
Bethlehem Town Pool
445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, call 439-4955 for opening say info.
Lansing Park Pool
Bevan Road, Cohoes, open June 28.
Mohawk River Park Pool
71 Schermerhorn Road, Colonie, open June 28.
Tawasentha Park Pool
Route 146 Guilderland, call 456-4446 for opening day info.
104th St. and 7th Ave., Troy, open July 5.
South End Pool
Tyler and 4th streets, Troy, open July 5.
Prospect Park Spray Pool
Prospect Park, Troy, open now.
Frear Park Spray Pool
Frear Park, Troy, open now.
Hoosick Community Pool
9 Barton Ave, Hoosick Falls, call 686-4083 for opening info.
Barney Road Pool
1 Barney Road, Clifton Park, open now.
Country Knolls Pool
9 Burning Bush Boulevard, Clifton Park, open now.
5 Locust Lane, Clifton Park, open now.
Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, open June 25.
Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, Open June 25.
East Side Rec Spray Pad
Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, open now.
West Side Rec Spray Pad
Walnut Street, Saratoga Springs, open now.
South Side Rec Spray Pad
Vanderbilt Avenue, Saratoga Springs, open now.
Geyser Park Spray Pad
Cady Hill Boulevard, Saratoga Springs, open now.
Waterford Town Pool
Ballston Street, Waterford, open June 27.
Niskayuna Town Pool
Aqueduct Road, Niskayuna, 381-6384, open now.
Central Park Pool
Central Park, Schenectady, open July 1.
Front Street Pool
Front Street, Schenectady, open June 25.
Campbell Street, Schenectady, open July 1.
Forest Road, Schenectady, open July 5.
Public Golf Courses
Capital Hills Golf Course
65 O’Neil Road, Albany, 438-2208.
Colonial Acres Golf Course
15 Saybrook Dr. Glenmont, 439-2089.
Evergreen Country Club
92 Schuurman Road Castleton on Hudson, 477-7921.
Schenectady Municipal Golf Course
400 Oregon Avenue, Schenectady, 382-5155.
Town of Colonie Golf Course
418 Consaul Road Schenectady, 374-4181.
Birch Falls Mini Golf
134 N. Pine St., Gloversville, 725-5866.
Glenville Mini Sportsplex
104 Freemans Bridge Road, Scotia, 393-4140.
127 Canada St., Lake George, 668-2700.
Grandview Mini Golf
291 Houseman St., Mayfield, 863-4882.
Mill Creek Mini Golf
3 Trieble Ave., Ballston Spa, 885-1003.
Oasis Park Miniature Golf
97 N. Greenbush Road, Troy, 283-3646.
175 Guideboard Road, Waterford, 373-8438.
Saratoga Mini Golf
3071 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, 581-0852.
1124 Route 29, Schuylerville, 695-5308.
Altamont Farmers Market
Orsini Park, Altamont Train Station, Altamont
Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday 11 AM-6 PM; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 10 AM-2 PM (opens July 12)
Amsterdam Downtown Farmers Market
Roosevelt Apartments, Division Street, Amsterdam
Thursdays, 9 AM-1 PM (opens Aug. 2)
Ballston Spa Farmers Market
Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa
Thursdays, 3-6 PM; Saturdays 9 AM-noon.
Cambridge Farmers Market
Cambridge Railroad Yard, E. Main and Washington streets, Cambridge
Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM
Canajoharie Farmers Market
Arkell Museum parking lot, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie
Wednesdays 4 PM-7 PM; Saturdays 10 AM-1 PM
Capital District Farmers Market
Broadway (Route 32) and Route 378, Menands
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Central Avenue Farmers Market
Parking lot of The Linda, Central Avenue and Quail Street, Albany
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM (opens July)
Chatham Farmers Market
Chatham Real Food Market Co-op, 15 Church St., Route 203, Chatham
Fridays, 4-7 PM
Clifton Park Farmers Market
St. George’s Church, Route 146 at Maxwell Drive, Clifton Park
Thursdays, 2-5 PM (opens July 1)
Cohoes Farmers Market
Municipal Parking Lot, Remsen St., Cohoes
Fridays, 4-7 PM
Delaware Area Neighborhood Farmers Market
St. James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany
Tuesdays, 4-7 PM (opens June 26)
Delmar Farmers Market
Bethlehem Central Middle School, 332 Kenwood Ave., Delmar
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Downtown Albany Farmers Market
Broadway and Pine streets, 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
First United Methodist Church Farmers Market
428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar
Tuesdays, 2:30-6 PM
Fort Edward Farmers Market
Broadway Bowl Parking Lot, 359 Broadway, Fort Edward
Fridays, 10 AM-1 PM
Great Barrington Farmers Market
Railroad station, Taconic Avenue and Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass.
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Glens Falls Farmers Market
South Street Market Pavilion, Glens Falls
Saturdays, 8 AM-noon
Gloversville Farmers Market
Bleeker Square, pavilion behind Church, Gloversville
Saturdays 8 AM-noon
Granville Farmers Market
Main Street, next to the old train station, Granville
Mondays, 2-5 PM
Greenwich Farmers Market
Former IGA lot, Rt. 29, Greenwich
Thursdays, 2-5:30 PM
Hudson Farmers Market
DMV parking lot, 6th and Columbia streets, Hudson
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Hudson Falls Farmers Market
Sutherland Pet Store, 1161 Dix Ave., Hudson Falls
Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM (opens June 7)
Johnstown Farmers Market
Old Johnstown Hotel lot, 55 E. Main Street, Johnstown
Tuesdays, 3-6 PM
Kinderhook Farmers Market
Village Green, Kinderhook
Saturdays, 9 AM-12:30 PM
New Baltimore Farmers Market
Wyche Park, New Baltimore Road, New Baltimore
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM (opens June 30)
North Adams Farmers Market
St. Anthony’s parking lot, across from MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.
Saturdays, 8 AM-1 PM (opens July 7)
Queensbury Farmers Market
Elks Lodge, 23 Cronin Road, Queensbury
Mondays, 3-6 PM
Salem Farmers Market
Village Park, Route 22, Salem
Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM
Saratoga Farmers Market
High Rock Park, High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM; Wednesdays, 3 PM-6 PM
Schenectady Farmers Market
City Hall, Franklin and Jay Streets, Schenectady
Thursdays, 9 AM-2 PM
Jay Street near City Hall, Schenectady
Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM
Sharon Springs Farmers Market
Main Street, across from the Roseboro Hotel
Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM
State Campus Farmers Market
Harriman State Office Campus Vendor Park
Thursdays, 10 AM-2 PM
Stuyvesant Farmers Market
Stuyvesant Railroad Station, 55 Riverview St., Stuyvesant
Fridays, 4-7 PM
Troy Little Italy Farmers Market
The Markteplace, Hill Street (between Washington and Liberty streets), Troy
Wednesdays, 3-6 PM
Troy Neighborhood Farmers Market
Monument Square, Troy
Wednesdays, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Troy Waterfront Farmers Market
Riverfront Park, 433 River Street, Troy
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Upper Union Street Farmers Market
Upper Union Street behind Trustco Bank, Schenectady
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM
Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers Market
River Street, Warrensburg
Fridays, 3-6 PM
Waterford Farmers Market
Waterford Visitors Center, One Tugboat Alley, Waterford
Sundays, 9 AM-2 PM
Watervliet Farmers Market
Hudson Shores Park, Broadway and 23rd Street, Watervliet
Tuesdays, 2-5:30 PM (opens June 12)