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Saratoga Calendar

by The Staff on July 25, 2012

Pop Music


9 Maple Avenue (9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB). 7/27: Marcus Benoit with Gabriel Groove. 7/28: Arch Stanton.

Caffe Lena (47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0222). 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.

Putnam Den (63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 584-8066). July 26: Maryleigh & the Fauves. July 27: Maaze featureing Kenny Brooks. July 28: Skeletons in the Piano. July 31: Brass Knuckle Intercourse. Aug. 2: Stone Revival Band. Aug. 3: American Babies, Dangermuffin. Aug. 4: Banooba. Aug. 9: Stone Revival Band. Aug. 10: Sly Fox and the Hustlers. Aug. 11: Headband Jack, Watermelon. Aug. 16: Stone Revival Band. Aug. 17: The Brew. Aug. 18: The Figgs, Skeletons in the Piano.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 583-0022). 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.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery (Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080). 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.

Wiswall Park (Ballston Spa). 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

Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, 885-4000. Through Jan. 13: The Threads of Time.

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.

Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-1935. Ongoing: New York Racing. Ongoing: East of Detroit.

Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849. Through Aug. 3: Installation 101.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery, Skidmore College, 815 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080. Through Oct. 14: Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort: Constellate. Through Dec. 2: Terry Adkins Recital. Through Dec. 30: Dance/Draw. Through Dec. 30: Hearing Pictures.


Saratoga Shakespeare, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Through July 29: Twelfth Night.


Marcella Sembrich Concert Series, The Sembrich Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing, thesembrich.org. 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.

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. 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, Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. 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.


Saratoga Polo, Whitney Field, Saratoga Springs, 584-8108, saratogapolo.com. Through 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.