Back to Metroland's Home Page!
 Site Search
   Search Metroland.Net
   View Classified Ads
   Place a Classified Ad
   Online Personals
   Place A Print Ad
 Columns & Opinions
   The Simple Life
   Looking Up
   Myth America
   Rapp On This
 News & Features
   What a Week
   Loose Ends
   This Week's Review
   The Dining Guide
   Tech Life
 Cinema & Video
   Weekly Reviews
   The Movie Schedule
   Listen Here
   Art Murmur
   Night & Day
   Event Listings
 About Metroland
   Where We Are
   Who We Are
   What We Do
   Work For Us
   Place An Ad

Art & Exhibits


Rough Beauty at the Center for Photography at Woodstock

Albany Center Galleries

39 Columbia St., 161 Washington Ave., Albany, 462-4775.

Through June 30: Stencil, Tint, Print, works by Chris Stain, Robert Gullie and Laura Glazer. July 10-Aug. 18: Works by Michael P. Farrell and Joseph Putrock. Aug. 28-Oct. 6: Weaving Meaning, works by Arlene Baker and Ralph Caparulo.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

Through Aug. 12: Playing with Clay: Frank Giorgini’s Udu Drums, Tile Murals and More. Through Dec. 31: Full Steam Ahead: Robert Fulton and the Age of Steamboats. June 16-Sept. 2: Parallel Passages: Lynn Davis at the Sites of Frederic E. Church. June 16-Aug. 26: Luminosity: The Paintings of Stephen Hannock.

Albany International Airport Gallery

Colonie, 242-2243.

Through Sept. 30: 2007 Mohawk Hudson Regional Juried Exhibition.

Bard College

Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7598.

Opening July 7: Feelings, works by Martin Creed.


116 Warren St., Hudson, 828-4539.

Through June 24: The void that holds pebbles and stars in their place, minipaintings by Lucio Pozzi.

Bennington Center for the Arts

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

Through June 17: Portals to Our Past: The Covered Bridge in Art and History, joint exhibition with the Bennington Museum.

Bennington Museum

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

Through June 23: Obsessed, works by Nancy E. Winters. Through June 30: June Arts Festival, featuring works by Jan Lourie. June 23-Aug.19: Rockwell Kent to Norman Rockwell: The Arlington Artistic Community. Aug. 5-Oct. 31: Masters of Impressionism.

Berkshire Museum

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

Through Oct. 7: East Meets West. July 1-Sept. 3: KidStuff: Great Toys from Our Childhood.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.

July 12-Aug. 12: Works by Stevan Jennis, Jessica Houston, Jenny Nelson and Allyson Levy. Aug. 16-Sept. 16: Works by Mark Beard, Tom Hoadley and Tjibbe Hoogheimstra.

Center for Photography at Woodstock

59 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-9957.

June 9-Aug. 18: Photography Now 2007. June 9-Aug. 18: Rough Beauty, photographs by Dave Anderson.

Chapman Historical Museum

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

Through Sept. 16: Outside the House: From the Front Porch to the Back Yard.

Clark Art Institute

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

June 24-Sept.16: The Unknown Monet: Pastels and Drawings. Through Sept. 3: Dutch Dialogues. Through July 8: In Search of Lost Time: Ruins in Photography.

Clement Art Gallery

201 Broadway, Troy, 272-6811.

Through June 27: Flowers & Mountains, works by Christopher Murray. June 29-July 27: Egg Tempera Paintings by Jon Gernon. July 29-Aug. 28: Works by Robert Moylan.

Columbia County Council on the Arts

209 Warren St., Hudson. 671-6213.

June 9-Aug. 4: Collaborations.

Columbia Greene Community College

4400 Route 23, Hudson, 828-4181.

Through Aug. 22: Student art show.

Eric Carle Museum

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

Through Sept. 2: The Art of Eric Carle: Eric Carle Picture Writer. Through Dec. 9: Birds of a Feather: The Art of Eric Carle and Leo Lionni.

Farmers’ Museum

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

Through Oct. 31: Ice Cream: Our Cool Obsession.

Fenimore Art Museum

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

Through Sept. 4: Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum. Through Dec. 30: America’s Ancient Past: Art of the Mounds and Canyon People. Through Dec. 30: Myth & Reality: The Art of the Great Plains. Through Dec. 30: Folk Art on Fire. Through Dec. 30: Panoramas of Pride: Nineteenth-Century Bird’s-Eye Views of the Empire State. Through Dec. 30: American Portraiture as Document and Expression.

Galerie BMG

12 Tannery Brook Road, Woodstock, (845) 679-0027.

Through June 18: Ordinary Magic, works by Keith Carter. June 22-July 23: Metaphysical Ground, works by Vincent Serbin. 6/22-7/23. July 27-Sept. 3: Painted photographs by Brigitte Carnochan.

Gallery 100

445 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-0818.

Through June 23: Works by Laura Van Rosk and Joanne Axford. June 28-July 28: NYC Ballet photography by Paul Kolnik. Aug. 2-Sept. 1: Horse of a Different Color, works by Audrey Romano.

Greene County Council on the Arts Catskill Gallery

398 Main St., Catskill, 943-3400.

Through June 16: About Face—6 Artists Not Afraid of U-Turns. Through June 16: Fallen Angels, works by Philip Chan. June 23-Aug.4: Pet Show, a group exhibition. June 23-Aug. 4: works by Molly Pomerance. Aug. 11-Sept. 29. On the Road, a group exhibition. Aug. 11-Sept. 29: works by Johanne Renbeck.

Greene County Council on the Arts Mountaintop Gallery

Main Street, Windham, 943-3400.

June 16-July 29: Journeys in Clay 2007. July 29-Sept. 22: Seen the Glory, works inspired by the Civil War, slavery, and 19th-century life.

Hudson Opera House

327 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1438.

June 16-July 14: Paradox and Conformity, works by Richard Deon.

The Hyde Collection

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

Through Sept. 16: Luminist Horizons: The Art and Collection of James A. Suydam. Through Sept. 23: Drawn from Life and Legend: European Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection.

Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, 296-8949.

Through Oct. 14: Cultural Contrasts: Contemporary Iroquois Commentaries.

Kleinert/James Art Gallery

34 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-2079.

Through June 24: Americans Who Tell the Truth, paintings by Robert Shetterly.

Lake George Arts Project

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

Through June 16: Glazed Over, works by Elizabeth Emery. July 7-Aug. 10: Works by Clayton Merrill.


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

June 21-July 28.Organic Expressions, summer exhibition features Christine French, Alice Wand, Gary E. Larsen, and Crystal Eggleston.

Lascano Gallery

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

June 14-July 8: Flora. July 12-Aug. 12: Ex Libris.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481.

Through fall: Made at MASS MoCA. Through October: works by Erik van Lieshout. Through spring 2008: Spencer Finch: What Time Is It on the Sun? Through spring 2008: The Believers. Opening June 15: Pavilion, long-term installation by Dré Wapenaar. Opening June 15: long-term installation by Fransje Killaars.

National Museum of Dance

99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.

Through Oct. 2008: On Broadway.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

191 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 584-0400.

July 22, 2007-Jan. 31, 2008: The Voss Family, Artists of American Sporting Life. July 22, 2007-Jan. 31, 2008: California Images: The Racing Photography of William Mochon. July 22, 2007-Jan. 31, 2008: The Racing Art Collection of Charles H. Thieriot Collection.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through Aug. 19: Alex Katz: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Through Sept. 3: Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition. Through Dec. 31: Look-Alikes: The Amazing World of Joan Steiner.

Nicole Fiacco Gallery

506 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5090.

June 9-July 21: Altered States, works by Michal Bachi and Cynthia Greig.

The Norman Rockwell Museum

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

June 9-Oct. 27: American Beauty: Al Parker and the Age of Glamour, 1940-1960.

North Main Gallery

196 N. Main St., Salem, 854-3406.

Through July 19: The Year of the Horse: The Barn. July 22-Sept. 4: The Year of the Horse: The Meet.

Opalka Gallery

Sage Colleges, 140 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 292-1778.

Through June 29: works by Jean Dahlgren, Melanie Printup Hope, Willie Marlowe, and Linda Morrell.

Photography Center of the Capital District

404 River St., Troy, 273-0100.

June 8-July 15: 12 Ways to View a Figure.

Rensselaer County Historical Society

57 Second St., Troy, 272-7232.

Through June 30: One Hundred Years of a Day in the Park, chronicling the centennial of Prospect Park.

Schenectady Museum

Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.

June 23-Aug. 26: Vale Park: Science in the Park.

Skidmore College

Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.

Through June 24: Then & Now, works by seven Skidmore alumni. June 8-Aug. 8: outdoor sculpture works by Pat Musick. July 5-Sept. 23: Regis Brodie: A Retrospective.

Smith College Museum of Art

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

Through June 17: Earthworks on Paper. Through July 8: Abandoned Beauty: A Photographic Excursion Through 19th-Century Egypt. Through Aug. 24. Aesthetics of the Sacred: The Buddhist Art of Tibet. Through Sept. 29. Framework III: Restoring the Boundaries. June 15-Sept. 9: Medea and Her Sisters: Leonard Baskin’s Images of Women. June 29-Sept. 30: Ansel Adams. Aug. 31-Dec. 2: The Dream of Italy.

Spencertown Academy

Route 203, Spencertown, 392-3693.

Through June 24: On Your Mark: Contemporary Drawing.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

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

Through June 17: Martin Kersels: Heavyweight Champion. Through Aug. 12: Alumni Invitational 2. July 14-Dec. 29: West African Masquerade, photographs by Phyllis Galembo.

Union College

Mandeville Gallery, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, 388-6714.

Through June 17: 1 x Fourteen, senior exhibition.

University Art Museum

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

July 12-Sept. 30: Works by Judith Linhares and James Siena.

Upstate Artists Guild

247 Lark St., Albany, 426-3501.

Through June 30: Send. Through June 30: People’s Choice. July 6-31: Black & White. Aug. 3-30: Members Show.

Valley Artisans Market

Small Gallery, Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2765.

June 16-July 4: Paintings by Carolyn Kibbe. July 7-25: Paintings by Geri MacDonald. July 28-Aug. 15: Paintings by Ruth Hamilton. Aug. 24-Sept. 12: Paintings by Stu Eichel.

Visions Gallery

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

Through June 29: People and Places of Mexico, works by Audrey Grendahl Kuhn.

Williams College Museum of Art

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

Through July 8: The Moon is Broken: Photography from Poetry, Poetry from Photography. July 8-Nov. 11: Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara & Gerald Murphy.



SPAC composer-in-residence Krzysztof Penderecki

Aston Magna Festival

Bard College, Olin Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson; The Daniel Arts Center at Simon’s Rock College, Great Barrington, Mass.; Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass., (800) 875-7156.

June 29 (8 PM, Bard); June 30 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center); July 1 (3 PM, Clark): 35th Anniversary Concert. July 6 (8 PM, Bard); July 7 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center): 18th-Century Italian Virtuoso Music for Violin and Guitar. July 13 (8 PM, Bard); July 14 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center); July 15 (3 PM, Clark): Bach at the Court of Frederick the Great. July 20 (8 PM, Bard); July 21 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center): Wit and Wisdom of the French Baroque. July 27 (8 PM, Bard); July 28 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center); July 29 (3 PM, Clark): Mostly Monteverdi. Aug. 3 (8 PM, Bard); Aug. 4 (5 PM, Daniel Arts Center): The Passion of Purcell.

Bard College

Bard Music Festival: Elgar and His World

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

Aug. 10 (8 PM, Sosnoff Theater): Daedalus Quartet, Bard Festival Chorale, members of the American Symphony Orchestra. Aug. 11 (1:30 PM, Olin Hall): Bard Festival Chorale and Chamber Players, Daedalus Quartet, pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Aug. 11 (5 PM, Olin Hall): Performance with commentary by Kenneth Hamilton. Aug. 11 (Sosnoff Theater, 8 PM): American Symphony Orchestra, pianist Piers Lane. Aug. 12 (1:30 PM, Olin Hall): Claremont Trio, pianist Melvin Chen, Bard Festival Chamber Players, tenor William Ferguson, baritone Weston Hurt. Aug 12 (5:30 PM, Olin Hall): Laura Ahlbeck, oboe; Randolph Bowman, flute; members of the American Symphony Orchestra. Aug. 17 (8 PM, Sosnoff Theater): Jupiter String Quartet, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, pianist Jeremy Denk, tenor William Ferguson, pianist Piers Lane. Aug. 18 (10 AM, Olin Hall): performance with commentary by Derek Scott. Aug. 18 (1:30 PM, Olin Hall): Bard Festival String Quartet, Claremont Trio. Aug. 18 (8 PM, Sosnoff Theater): American Symphony Orchestra. Aug. 19 (1:30 PM, Olin Hall): Bard Festival Chorale, soprano Carolyn Betty, cellist Sophi Shao, Bard Festival String Quartet. Aug. 19 (5:30 PM, Olin Hall): Bard Festival Chorale, soprano Carolyn Betty, tenor Vinson Cole, American Symphony Orchestra.

Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle

Olin Hall, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900. Performances begin at 8 PM.

June 16: Claremont Trio. June 23: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio.

Glimmerglass Opera

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

July 7-Aug. 26: Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld. July 8-Aug. 28: Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice. July 21-Aug. 27: Glass’ Orphée. July 28-Aug. 25: Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Aug. 5, 19: Haydn’s L’Anima del Filosofo.

Lake George Opera

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

June 27, July 2 (2 PM); June 30, July 7 (7:30 PM): Puccini’s La Bohème. June 28 (7:30 PM); July 1, 3 (2 PM): Kirke’s Tartuffe. July 6 (7:30 PM); July 8 (2 PM): Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne.


Imani Winds at Maverick Concert Hall

Maverick Concert Series

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

June 24 (3 PM): Imani Winds. June 30 (6 PM): Pedja Muzijevic and Joel Fan, piano duo. July 1 (3 PM): Calder Quartet. July 7 (6 PM): Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano and Babette Hierholzer, piano. July 8 (3 PM): Daedalus Quartet with pianist Fredric Chiu. July 15 (3 PM): Ying Quartet, with pianist Elinor Freer. July 21 (8 PM) Jason Vieaux, guitar. July 22 (3 PM): Pacifica Quartet. July 28 (6 PM): Nancy Allen Lundy, soprano and Pedja Muzijevic, piano. July 29 (3 PM): Ursala Oppens, piano. Aug. 4 (6 PM): Tokyo String Quartet. Aug. 5 (3 PM): Saint Lawrence String Quartet. Aug. 11 (6 PM): Livia Sohn, violin and Natalie Zhu, piano. Aug. 12 (3 PM): Shanghai Quartet. Aug. 19 (3 PM): Trio Solisti. Aug. 25 (6 PM): Rossetti String Quartet. Amernet String Quartet, with pianist James Tocco. Sept. 1: Maverick Chamber Players with soprano Patrice Michaels.

Music at the Lake Concerts

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. Other venues as noted. Concerts from July 24-29 are part of the Janacek Festival. 644-9839 or

June 16 (3 PM): Young Performer’s Showcase. June 27 (1:30 PM): Singers from the Seagle Music Colony. July 11 (1:30 PM): Silver Bay Ensemble. July 17 (7:30 PM, Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls): Duo Scarbo. July 25 (7:30 PM): Pianist Diana Fanning and cellist Dieuwke Davydov. July 26 (7:30 PM, Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls): William Ferguson, tenor; Mary Ann McCormack, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Philcox, piano. July 27 (7:30 PM): Lake George Theater Lab and Zemlinsky Quartet present the U.S. premiere of Friel’s Performances. July 28 (7:30 PM): Zemlinsky Quartet, Luzerne Chamber Players. July 29 (2 PM): Reprise of Performances. Aug. 1 (1:30 PM, Bolton Central School, Bolton Landing) Alex Lombard, piano. Aug. 4 (10 AM): Children’s opera The Goose Girl performed by Seagle Colony Artists. Aug. 10 (7:30 PM): Regimental Balladeers and mezzo-soprano Gisella Case. Aug. 17 (7:30 PM): Bel Canto Singers. Sept. 1 (7:30 PM): Christopher Johnson, piano.

Music From Salem

Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2495 or

July 14 (8 PM): Works by Ives, Ron, Harbison and Shostakovich performed by Judith Eissenberg (violin) Rhonda Rider (cello) and Judith Gordon (piano). July 22 (3 PM): Katie Lansdale (violin), Matthias Naegele (cello) and Florence Millet (piano) will perform works by Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn. Aug. 4 (8 PM): A program of vocal works by Barber, Foster, Cowell and Adams performed by an ensemble featuring mezzo-soprano Mary Nessinger. Aug. 12 (3 PM): Krista River (mezzo-soprano), Judith Gordon (piano), Adam Kuenzel (flute) and Dorothea Wolff (cello) will perform works by Mozart, Debussy, Reinecke, Villa-Lobos and Ravel.

Saratoga Choral Festival 2007

First Baptist Church, 43 Washington St., Saratoga Springs, (518) 791-0185. Performance at 7 PM.

Aug. 19: Rutter’s Gloria; Finzi’s Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice; Purcell’s Funeral Music for Queen Mary; and Vaughn Williams’ a capella Shakespeare Songs.

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 8 PM unless noted. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts feature conductor Charles Dutoit.

Aug. 1: Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and guest vocal soloists will be featured on Beethoven’s Overture to Coriolan and the Symphony No. 9. Aug. 2: Erich Kunzel will conduct a program of popular selections from Broadway musicals. Aug. 3: Cellist Gautier Capuçon and violinist Renaud Capuçon will be featured on Brahms’ Double Concerto, plus works by Prokofiev and Rimsky-Korsakov. Aug. 4: works by Weber, Stravinsky and Ravel. Pianist Emanuel Ax will be featured on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22. Aug. 8: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be featured on cello concertos by Shostakovich and Saint-Saëns, plus works by Sibelius and Debussy. Aug. 9: Itzhak Perlman will be featured on Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, plus works by Repighi and Elgar. Aug. 10: An evening of Latin- and Spanish-influenced music, with featured guest Daniel Binelli (bandoneón). Works by Piazzolla, Charbrier, Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel. Aug. 11 (2 PM): Luis Biava conducts a fun, family-oriented program of works by Glinka, Beethoven, Khachaturian, Bach, Dukas, Saint-Saëns and more. Aug. 15: Joshua Bell (violin) will be featured on Barber’s Violin Concerto, plus works by Tchaikovsky and Rossini. Aug. 16: The Tchaikovsky Spectacular, with guests Kirill Gerstein (piano) and Steven Isserlis (cello). Aug. 17: Composer-in-residence Krzysztof Penderecki will conduct his Symphony No. 2. Charles Dutoit will conduct Grieg’s Piano Concerto, featuring André Watts, and Beethoven’s Overture to Fidelio. Aug. 18: Jean-Yves Thibaudet will be featured on Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Also works by Berlioz (Symphonie Fantastique) and Stravinsky (Circus Polka).

Saratoga Chamber Music Festival

Featuring members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, with guests as noted. The music director is Chantal Juillet. The composer-in-residence is Bright Sheng.

July 31 (8 PM): the Claremont Trio will perform works by Beethoven, Schoenfield and Brahms. Aug. 5 (2:15 PM): Emanuel Ax (piano), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Renaud Capuçon and Chantal Juillet (violins) will be featured in an all-Brahms program. Aug. 7 (8 PM): a tribute to Schubert and Stravinsky featuring one chamber work by each. Aug. 11 (8 PM): Program to be announced. Aug. 12 (2:15 PM): Tokyo String Quartet will perform works by Beethoven, Auerbach and Schumann. Aug. 14 (8 PM): Kirill Gerstein (piano), Steven Isserlis (cello), Chantal Juillet (violin) will be featured on works by Penderecki, Schumann and Beethoven. Aug. 19 (2:15 PM): Kirill Gerstein and Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pianos), Chantal Juillet (violin) will be featured on works by Penderecki and Rachmaninov.


Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-5165 or The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of James Levine and guest conductors this season, along with a variety of visiting artists. Concerts are performed at Ozawa Hall unless otherwise noted.

July 1 (2:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Emerson String Quartet will present an all-Beethoven program. July 5 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Juilliard String Quartet will present an all-Bartók program. July 6 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine will conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky. July 7 (8:30 PM, Shed): Cellist Lynn Harrell will be featured soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. July 8 (2:30 PM, Shed): André Previn will conduct the BSO in works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev. July 10 (8:30 PM, Shed): Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Music Center Vocal Fellows in a concert presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. July 12 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Hespèrion XXI, directed by Jordi Savall. July 13 (8:30 PM, Shed): André Previn conducts the BSO in works by Mozart, Haydn and Ravel, with guest cellist Daniel Müller-Schott. July 14 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine conducts the BSO and vocalists in Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. July 15 (2:30 PM, Shed): The BSO will perform works by Strauss, Mahler, Delius and Sibelius. July 17 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Boston Symphony Chamber Players will perform works by Schumann, Barber and Mahler. July 20 (8:30 PM, Shed): Mark Elder conducts the BSO in an all-Beethoven program. July 21 (8:30 PM, Shed): Hans Graf conducts the BSO in an all-Beethoven program. July 22 (2:30 PM, Shed): Jens Georg Bachmann conducts the BSO, with guest pianist Leon Fleisher, in an all-Beethoven program. July 25 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Netherlands Bach Society will perform Bach’s Mass in B-minor. July 26 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Netherlands Bach Society will perform a program of Bach’s secular cantatas. July 27 (8:30 PM, Shed): Kurt Masur will conduct the BSO in a program of Prokofiev and Beethoven, with guest violinist Joshua Bell. July 28 (7:30 PM, Shed): James Levine will conduct the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in Verdi’s Don Carlo. July 29 (2:30 PM, Shed): Kurt Masur will conduct the BSO in an all-Mozart program. Aug. 3 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine will conduct the BSO in works by Beethoven, Mozart, Harbison and Ravel. Aug. 4 (8:30 PM, Shed): Edo De Waart will conduct the BSO, with guest Yo-Yo Ma, in an all-Dvorák program. Aug. 8 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard will perform works by Schumann, Bach, Carter and Benjamin. Aug. 10 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine will conduct the BSO and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard in works by Ives, Carter, Ravel and Bartók. Aug. 11 (8:30 PM, Shed): Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will conduct the BSO, with guest Itzhak Perlman, in works by Schumann, Bruch and Stravinsky. Aug. 12 (2:30 PM, Shed): Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will conduct the BSO, with guest Emanuel Ax, in works by Mozart and Haydn. Aug. 15 (8:30 PM, Shed): Tanglewood on Parade with the BSO, Boston Pops, TMC Orchestra and conductors James Levine, John Williams, Keith Lockhart and Rafael Frübeck de Burgos performing Brahms, Tchaikovsky and more. Aug. 16 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Baritone José Van Dam in recital with pianist Craig Rutenberg, performing songs by Fauré, Duparc, Debussy and Poulenc. Aug. 17 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine conducts the BSO in works by Bartók and Brahms. Aug. 18 (8:30 PM, Shed): James Levine conducts the BSO, with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and guest singers, in Berlioz’ La Damnation of Faust. Aug. 19 (2:30 PM, Shed): Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will conduct the TMC Orchestra, with guest singers and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Aug. 21 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century will present an all-Schubert program. Aug. 22 (8:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century will perform works by Rameau and Beethoven. Aug. 25 (8:30 PM, Shed): John Williams will conduct the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for Film Night at Tanglewood. Aug. 26 (8:30 PM, Shed): Keith Lockhart will conduct the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra in an all-Gershwin program.

Windham Chamber Music Festival

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

June 23: Trio Solisti. July 14: Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra. Aug. 11: Ethel.



Bard College

Route 9G, Annadale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7948.

June 7-9, 14-16: Dance Across Borders. July 5-8: Bard SummerScape 2007. July 6-8, 12, 14-15: Susan Marshall & Company.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

June 8: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Aug. 11: Ajkun Ballet Theatre: Romeo and Juliet.


Bebe Miller Company at Jacob’s Pillow

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.

Ted Shawn Theatre—June 20-24: Nina Ananiashvili and the State Ballet of Georgia. June 27-July 1: Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie. July 4-8: Nederlands Dans Theater II. July 11-15: Dancers of the Royal Danish Ballet. July 18-22: Paul Taylor Dance Company. July 25-29: Mimulus. Aug. 1-5: Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. Aug. 7-11: Mark Morris Dance Group. Aug. 15-19: Henri Oguike Dance Company. Aug. 19: A Jazz Happening. Aug. 22-26: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

Doris Duke Studio Theatre—June 28-July 1: Aurélia Thierée. July 5-8: Club Guy & Roni. July 12-15: Big Dance Theater. July 19-22: Chunky Move. July 26-29: Bad Boys of Dance. Aug. 2-5: Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group. Aug. 9-12: nathantrice/RITUALS. Aug. 16-29: Bridgman/Packer Dance. Aug. 20-22, 24-25: Invisible Wings. Aug. 23-26: Bebe Miller Company.

New York City Ballet

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. New York City Ballet is in residence July 3-21. Performances are at 8 PM Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 PM matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays.

July 3 (8 PM): Square Dance, Agon, Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2. July 4 (8 PM): Raymonda Variations, Apollo, Stars and Stripes. July 5 (2 PM): Square Dance, Apollo, Stars and Stripes. July 6 (8 PM): Romeo and Juliet. July 7 (2 PM): Romeo and Juliet. July 7 (8 PM): Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, Agon, Stars and Stripes. July 10 (8 PM): Romeo and Juliet. July 11 (8 PM): Romeo and Juliet. July 12 (2 PM): Circus Polka, Raymonda Variations, Wheeldon Ballet, The Four Temperaments. July 12 (8 PM): Serenade, Dybbuk, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2. July 13 (8 PM): Apollo, Dances at a Gathering, Symphony in Three Movements. July 14 (2 PM): Circus Polka, Serenade, Agon, Symphony in Three Movements. July 14 (8 PM): Carousel, Middle Duet, Tarantella, Aurora’s Wedding. July 17 (8 PM): Wheeldon Ballet, Dybbuk, Symphony in Three Movements. July 18 (8 PM): Jewels. July 19 (2 PM): Jewels. July 19 (8 PM): Serenade, Circus Polka, Jeu de Cartes, Aurora’s Wedding. July 20 (8 PM): Wheeldon Ballet, Dances at a Gathering, The Four Temperaments. July 21 (2 PM): Circus Polka, Jeu de Cartes, The Four Temperaments, Aurora’s Wedding. July 21 (8 PM): Jewels.

Proctor’s Theatre

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

June 8: Myers Annual Dance Concert. June 9: Merritt Dance Center’s Annual Dance. June 15: Ferrara Dance Studio. June 16: Orlando School of Dance.

Woodstock Playhouse

Routes 212 and 375, Woodstock, (845) 679-4101.

July 28: Heidi Latsky Dance. Aug. 25: Snappy Dance Theatre.

Pop Music


9 Maple Avenue

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

6/8: JazzX. 6/9: Jazz Factor. 7/15: John Blood Band. 6/16: Joe Barna Group. 6/22: John LeRoy Trio. 6/23: Tremonte Benoit Band. 6/29: Tim Olson Quartet. 6/30: Jonathan Lorentz Quartet. 7/6: Mark Capon Quartet. 7/7: Colaberayshen with ShaRon. 7/13: Mulligan Stew. 7/14: Mike Wicks Group. 7/20: Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes. 7/21: Pete Sweeney Quartet. 7/27: New Regime. 7/28: Keith Pray’s Soul Jazz Revival. 8/3: Clarinet Marmalade with Skip Parsons. 8/4: Lee Russo Trio. 8/10: John Blood Band. 8/11: Jonathan Lorentz Group. 8/17: Jazz Factor. 8/18: Walter Donnaruma Group. 8/24: Tim Olson Quartet. 8/25: Joe Barna Group. 8/31: Tremonte Benoit Band.

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 & Lani Richards. 6/24: Jeff & Becky Walton. 6/30: Tattle Tales. 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. 7/15: Mike Grutka. 7/28: Tattle Tales. 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 and Becky Walton.

Bailey’s Café

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

6/8: Folding Sky. 6/9: Rich Ortiz. 6/15: Nate. 6/16: King’s English. 6/22: Tequila Mockingbirds. 6/23: Jezzie Tree. 6/29: Sean Rowe. 6/30: Rick Bolton & the Dwyer Sisters. 7/6: Vivid Duo. 7/7: Rich Ortiz. 7/13: Tequila Mockingbirds. 7/14: Pangaea. 7/20: Rich Ortiz. 7/21: King’s English. 7/26: Rick Bolton & the Dwyer Sisters. 7/27: Gravity. 7/28: Jezzie Tree. 7/29: Nate.

Caffe Lena

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

6/8: Marc Black with Mike Esposito. 6/9: Al Gallodoro. 6/10: Rick Rourke & Lost Wages. 6/15: Uncle Monk. 6/16: Rhett Tyler. 6/17: M Shanghai String Band & the Lipbone Orchestra. 6/22: Paddy Keenan. 6/23: Maria Zemantauski, Brian Mellick. 6/24: Jason Spooner Trio. 6/29: Tom Chapin. 6/30: Mark Tolstrup 50th birthday and CD release party. 7/1: Gordon Stone. 7/6: Cliff Eberhardt. 7/7: Modern Man. 7/8: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, Bobby Sweet.7/13: Roy Hurd with Frank Orsini & Meadow Merry. 7/14: Lucy Kaplansky, Dwight & Nicole. 7/15: Bill Morrissey. 7/20: Gandalf Murphy & the Circus of Dreams. 7/21: Rowan Brothers. 7/27: Jo Henley. 7/28: Boulder Acoustic Society. 7/29: Jonathan Whitton. 8/3: Guy Davis. 8/4: Susan Trump. 8/5: Eric Taylor, Danny Schmidt. 8/10: Adirondack Night. 8/11: Highwaymen. 8/12: Sonny and Perley. 8/17: Bill Staines. 8/18: Kieran Kane. 8/19: Sweet Cider. 8/24: Ramblin’ Jug Stompers. 8/25: Adesso. 8/26: Mop and Bucket Company. 8/31: Happy Balky and the Good Livin’.

Calvin Theatre

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

6/8: Feist, Grizzly Bear. 6/24: Cesaria Evora, Tcheka. 6/29: Richard Thompson Band, Anais Mitchell. 7/15: Randy Newman. 7/19: Jonny Lang, the Alternate Routes. 8/4: Crowded House, Liam Finn. 8/10: Bruce Hornsby Trio with Christian McBride and Jack DeJohnette.

Club Helsinki

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

6/8: Gloria Deluxe & Matty Charles & the Valentines. 6/9: Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles. 6/10: Kris Delmhorst & Danny Barnes. 6/15: Hudost & Incendio. 6/22: the Jeremy Wallace Trio. 7/1: Sarah Aroeste. 7/6-7: the Holmes Brothers. 7/20: Spottiswoode & His Enemies. 7/21: Tarbox Ramblers.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845,

6/27: Cesaria Evora, Tcheka. 6/29: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble. 7/1: Richard Thompson Band. 7/18: Buddy Guy.

Iron Horse Music Hall

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

Every Tuesday, Latin Night with DJ Joey Acevedo. 6/8: Northern Lights. 6/9: Chip Taylor & the Train Wreck Revue, Jesse DeNatale. 6/14: Chris O’Brien, Brooke Brown-Saracino. 6/15: Forro in the Dark. 6/16: the Wood Brothers. 6/16: Electric Avenue: DJs. 6/17: Rooney, the Slow Film, Broken Parachutes. 6/19: Moshav. 6/20: the Bill Frisell Trio with Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen. 6/22: the Duhks. 6/24: Best of the Beatles: the Pete Best Band. 6/29: Michelle Shocked. 6/30: the Kennedys, Nancy Rockland-Miller. 7/6: CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band. 4/8: Carrie Rodriguez. 7/10: Halle. 7/13: the Mammals, Johnny Irion. 7/14: Dean & Britta. 7/14: Electric Avenue: DJs. 7/17: Marty Stuart, Stoll Vaughan. 7/18: Colin Hay. 7/20: Lori McKenna Band (7 PM); Adam Smith (10 PM). 7/22: the Wilders. 7/23: Richie Furay Band, Chris Hillman with Herb Pedersen. 7/25: James Hand. 7/27: Albert Cummings Blues Band. 7/28: Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Amy Loftus (7 PM); Audible Mainframe, NBFB (10 PM). 7/29: RobinElla. 8/1: Cary Brothers, Vega 4. 8/2: Bud Shank, Bill Mays. 8/3: Joe Ely. 8/4: Alejandro Escovedo (7, 9 PM). 8/8: Cara Dillon, Matt and Shannon Heaton. 8/9: the Brubeck Brothers Quartet with Taylor Eigsti. 8/10: Uncle Earl. 8/11: the Iguanas. 8/18: Electric Avenue: DJ Cashman & Snack Attack. 8/29: Coyote Run, Sarah Stockwell Arthen. 8/30: Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans.


301 Lark St., Albany, 436-7008,

Every Thursday, Adrian Cohen Trio; every Sunday night, Brian Patneaude Quartet; every Monday, Nate Buccieri’s piano bar; every Tuesday, Steve Lambert Group. 6/8: Vince Prudente Trio. 6/9: Lee Russo Quartet. 6/10: brunch with Lee Shaw. 6/13: the Russo Quartet. 6/15: George Muscatello Trio. 6/16: Lee Shaw Trio. 6/17: brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 6/20: Teri Roiger Group. 6/22: Pete Sweeney Quartet. 6/23: Sensemaya. 6/24: brunch with George Muscatello. 6/27: Upstate Hard Bop Quintet. 6/29: Azzaam Hameed Trio. 6/30: Sonny and Perley.

Lark Tavern

453 Madison Ave., Albany, 463-9779,

Every Thursday, Beatdown Collective; first Tuesday of every month, Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble, 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. 6/9: the Lipstick Lovelies. 6/15: Rocky Velvet. 6/16: Perfect Pitch. 6/17: Eli “Paperboy” Reed and the True Loves. 7/6: Hector on Stilts, Spouse. 7/7: Wreckloose. 7/13: the Suggestions. 7/14: Skadee. 7/20: the Crayons. 7/21: the Day Jobs. 7/27: Sunset Aside. 7/28: Five Alpha Beatdown’s CD-release party and retrospective. 8/3: the Heavy Pets. 8/10: Katie McKrell. 8/17: Charmboy. 8/18: School Bus Yellow. 8/23-25: the Lipstick Lovelies.


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

6/15: Zapp! String Quartet, DJ Micha Klein. 6/16: Gustafer Yellowgold. 6/23: Mark Mulcahy. 7/6: Electra and Film. 7/7: Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. 7/12-28: Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival. 7/14: Gutbucket: Johnny the Giant Killer. 7/21: Bang on a Can All-Stars with Iva Bittova. 7/28: Bang on a Can Marathon with Don Byron. 8/3: Bryan Vargas & ¡Ya Esta!

Northern Lights

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

6/9: Life Rocks Benefit with the Clay People, Kingscastle, HiJinx, Sunday Girl, Atlas Dying, Coyle, Camphora, Yellowdog, Drop Deuce. 6/16: InTraction, Face Cast, Meth Army, Three Word Murder, A Call to Arms, Hope’s Not Lost. 6/17: Darfur Benefit with Westlife, the Makeshift Dream, Macabre High Prom, Ben Trovato, the Break of Dawn, Last Minute Letter, Enigmatic Heart, the Unkempt Murder, Our Chaotic, Marks of a Hero, Acceptance Speech. 6/22: Burning Human. 6/27: Ted Nugent. 6/29: Ten Year Vamp, Erin Harkes & the Rebound. 7/7: Hawthorne Heights, From First to Last, Second Hand Serenade, Brighten. 7/10: Shout It Loud 2007: Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto, Against All Authority. 7/13: Symphony X, Echos of Eternity, the Final Sleep.

Pearl Street

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

6/12: Lee “Scratch” Perry, Dub Is a Weapon. 6/13: Albert Hammond Jr., the Dead Trees. 6/19: Toots and the Maytals, Fear Nuttin’ Band. 6/20: Saliva. 7/9: Cat Power & Dirty Delta Blues. 7/12: Bowling for Soup, Melee, Quietdrive, Army of Freshman. 7/28: Sinister Urge: A Tribute to Rob Zombie and White Zombie. 7/31: Xavier Rudd, Serena Ryder. 8/9: Appetite for Destruction: the Ultimate Tribute to Guns ’n’ Roses.

Pines Theatre

Look Park, Northampton, Mass.,

6/24: Wilco, Low. 6/26: Bob Dylan & His Band. 6/27: Morrissey, Kristeen Young. 6/28: Mump Camp: Guster, Ben Kweller, State Radio, Trippin’ Balls. 8/11: Jim Gaffigan. 8/12: Great Big Sea. 8/16: the Black Crowes. 8/18: the Saw Doctors.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 432-8584,

6/8: Okemah. 6/12: Vomlette. 6/14: the Brew, Breadbox Band, Esther Maccomb. 6/15: Kingscastle. 6/16: Upon Arrival. 6/22: Banooba. 6/23: Sam Kininger Band. 6/29: School Bus Yellow. 6/30: the Breakfast.

Revolution Hall

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

6/9: Fab Forever: A Musical History Tour. 6/15: Sinister Urge: A Tribute to Rob Zombie and White Zombie. 6/16: Rooney. 6/22: the Bouncing Souls, the Loved Ones, Static Radio NJ.


John Mayer at SPAC

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

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

6/30: Rush. 7/8: Nickelback. 7/15: John Mayer, Ben Folds, Brett Dennen. 7/24: Goo Goo Dolls, Lifehouse. 7/25: Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Pat Green. 7/28: the Moody Blues. 7/30: EQX Fest with 311, Matisyahu, TV on the Radio, the Nightwatchman, Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party, Shiny Toy Guns, the Urgency, Lughead, the Loyalty, Sunset Aside, Maggie Mayday. 8/5: the Allman Brothers Band, the North Mississippi All-Stars, JJ Grey & Mofro. 8/14: Dave Matthews Band, Toots and the Maytals. 8/25: Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Flynnville Train.

The Stockade Inn

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

6/7: Tommy Verrigni Trio. 6/8: Lee Shaw Trio. 6/14: Al Haugen Trio. 6/15: Colleen Pratt Trio. 6/21: Michael Louis Smith Duo. 6/22: Brian Patneaude Trio. 6/28: Jody Shayne Duo. 6/29: Teresa Broadwell Trio.

Stockbridge Summer Music

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

7/10, 17, 31 and 8/7, 21, 28: New Orleans Jazz Artists with the Bob Connors Sextet. 7/9: A Touch of the Green with Susan Miron and Berton Fine of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. 7/11: Your Ticket to Broadway. 7/16: A Night in Spain. 7/23: Opera Treasures. 7/30: Three Strings. 8/6: Boston Trio. 8/8: Opera/Operetta Favorites. 8/13: Golden Sounds of Brass. 8/15: Berlin & Bernstein. 8/20: Piano Trio. 8/27: Bach/Chopin.


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

7/4: the New Cars. 8/24: James Taylor. 8/31-9/2: Tanglewood Jazz Festival, featuring the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, Marian McPartland, Kurt Elling, and more.


Beyonce at the Times Union Center

Times Union Center

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

6/9: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams Jr. 6/12: Celtic Woman. 7/14: Tool. 7/28: Josh Groban. 7/31: Beyonce. 8/4: Alison Krauss & Union Station.

Turning Stone Casino & Resort

Verona, (877) 833-SHOW,

6/9: Alan Jackson. 6/14: Orange County Chopper Band. 6/15: Hotel California (tribute to the Eagles). 6/22: Pat Green. 6/26: Stevie Nicks. 6/27: the Beach Boys. 6/28: Reba McEntire. 7/2: Peter Frampton. 7/6: Staind. 7/9: Gary Allen. 7/12: Jason Michael Carroll. 7/17: Nick Lachey. 7/18: the Wreckers. 7/19: Classic Rock Cares. 7/20: Garratt Wilkin & Parrotheads (tribute to Jimmy Buffet). 7/21: Nashville Stars. 7/24: REO Speedwagon. 7/27: Bucky Covington. 7/27: Bucky Covington. 7/30: George Thorogood. 7/31: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo. 8/1: Mary J. Blige. 8/2: George Jones. 8/3: Josh Gracin. 8/9: Diamond Rio. 8/13: Loverboy. 8/17: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.


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

Every Wednesday, the Deadbeats. 6/8: Tarbox Ramblers, the Good Earth, 6/9: Despotic Robot, I, Destroyer, Storms, Sin Of Angel, Lolita Black, Acipenser. 6/10: Jeremy James CD release, Almost Awake, the Backdrop Bees. 6/11: Bomb the Music Industry!, Public Access, Fatter Than Albert, Razberi Sumthing, Chotto Grotto. 6/14: Lifecrisis, Reptar, Suzy Wong and the Honkeys. 6/15: Americana Night with Hick’ry Hawkins, Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers. 6/16: Starkweather, Most Precious Blood, the Final Sleep; downstairs: Americana Night with Grainbelt, the Old Sweethearts, Harvester. 6/18: Midland, Bishop, the Static Age, Chaos Con Queso. 6/22: Eyes To Space, Bearrorism, Shit Fucking Ass Demons. 6/23: Pearlene, Ashley Pond, Half Step Down. 6/26: the Scarred, Final Notice, KTP, Destruct, Vengeance 77. 6/28: the Casualties, A Global Threat, Time Again, Outta Commission; downstairs: Jaws, 5 Alpha Beatdown, the Vultures. 6/29: Skyway, Kingscastle, the Firefighter Font, Severe Severe. 6/30: Graystar, the Real You, Tysen, Aficianado, the Heart Foundation; downstairs: the Latest Craze. 7/14: the Mooney Suzuki. 7/20: Catch 22. 7/21: the Comas, Great Northern.

WAMC Performing Arts Studio

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

6/9: the Mike Thornton Jazz Band. 6/13: Dancing on the Air with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. 6/20: United States Military Academy Concert Band. 6/21: the Duhks. 6/23: Marcos Vinicius, William Simcoe. 6/30: Steve Frobert & the Soundbenders.



Camp Bisco V

Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville,

8/16-18: the Disco Biscuits, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Infected Mushroom, Hallucinogen in Dub, Amon Tobin, the Juan Maclean, the Join, Holy Fuck, Girl Talk, Zilla, Bassnectar, Future Rock, King Britt, Daft Rock, Psylab, Telepath, Hanging Brains, Eoto, Orchard Lounge.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

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

7/26-29: Annie Wenz, Arlo Guthrie, Dar Williams, Dust Poets, Eddie From Ohio, Eilen Jewel, Ellis, Falcon Ridge House Band, Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Glengarry Boys, Hoopoe the Clowne, Jason Spooner Trio, Jimmy LaFave, John Gorka, Lowen & Vavarro, the Lovell Sisters, Lucy Kaplansky, Mia Dyson, Marshall Crenshaw, Mary Gauthier, Nerissa & Katryna Nields, Pat Wictor, Red Molly, Richard Shindell, the Rowan Brothers, Sam Lardner & Barcelona, Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers, the Storycrafters, the Strangelings, Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, Tracy Grammer, Beth Molaro, Beverwyck String Band, Charivari, Clayfoot Strutters, Culver Griffin & Country Spice, George Marshall with Wild Asparagus, Jim and Madeline Christensen, Jimmy Sturr & his Orchestra, Kathryn Wedderburn, Patty O’Brien Melita, Paul Rosenberg, Ralph Sweet, the Sevens, Tidal Wave.

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

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

6/23-24: George Benson, India.Arie, David Sanborn, Tower of Power, Roy Haynes Quartet, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Esperanza Spalding, Somi, Anat Cohen Quartet, Al Green, Norman Brown’s Summer Storm, Dennis Mackrel, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Carl Allen & New Spirit, many more.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

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

7/19-22: Sam Bush, Nickel Creek, Sparrow Quartet, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Claire Lynch Band, Mountain Heart, the Duhks, Tony Trischka’s Double Banjo Spectacular, the Waybacks, Kruger Brothers, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper with Audie Blaylock, Uncle Earl, the Greencards, the Infamous Stringdusters, Danny Barnes, the Wilders, Crooked Still, Pete and Joan Wernick, Steep Canyon Rangers, Bluegrass Gospel Project, Bearfoot Bluegrass, the James King Band, Red Stick Ramblers, Biscuit Burners, Dismembered Tennesseans, Corey “Lil Pops” Ledet, John Kirk and Trish Miller, Fiddlestyx.

River Street Fest

River Street, Troy, 270-4554.

6/16: They Might Be Giants, Tally Hall, Stars of Track & Field, Mint, Last November.

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance

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

6/22-24: Magnolia Sisters, Magpie, Simple Gifts, the Arrogant Worms, Bodega, Michael Cooney, Herdman Hills Mangsen, Sara Grey & Kieron Means, Crazy Quilt, Mamadou Diabate Ensemble, Emma’s Revolution, Finest Kind, Groovemama, Matthew Wojcik, Louise & Helene, Les Girls Enoch Kent, Jeremy Kittel Acoustic Trio, David Millstone, David Munnelly Band, Steve Tilston, Peter & Mary Alice Amidon, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Beth Molaro, Roger the Jester, Brian McNeill, Danny Spooner, Stillhouse Rounders, the Whippersnappers, Jake Thomas, Pat Wictor & Cheryl Prashker, Jon Bartlett & Rika Ruebsaat.


Free Concerts

Alive at Five Concert Series

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

6/7: Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, the Happenings. 6/14: Ruben Studdard, Soul Session. 6/21: ASIA, Hector on Stilts. 6/28: Jefferson Starship, Quicksilver Messenger Service. 7/12: Cherish the Ladies, Hair of the Dog. 7/19: Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Dr. K’s Motown Revue, the Jill Hughes Band. 7/26: the Refrigerators, Slick Fitty. 8/2: Beginnings, Mingo Fishtrap. 8/9: Los Lobos, Los Straitjackets. 8/16: Greenwich Meantime and Rathkeltair, FLYNN 529.

At the Park Lunchtime Music Series

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

6/12: Sarah Pedinotti. 6/19: Feed the Animals. 6/26: Keith Pray. 7/10: Sweet Cider. 7/17: the Reverberators. 7/26: Geo and the Komrades. 7/31: Savage Freedom. 8/7: Lost Wages. 8/14: Ten27. 8/21: Annie and the Hedonists. 8/28: Raisinhead.

Collar City Live

Riverfront Park, Troy, 273-0834.

7/8: Georgie Wonders’ Big Band. 7/15: Nightingale. 7/22: Sonny & Perly. 8/5: Lustre Kings. 8/26: Blues Fest.

Concerts at the Plaza

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-0559.

7/20: the Lustre Kings. 6/27: Blake Shelton and Carter’s Chord, Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers. 7/4: Price Chopper’s July 4th on the Plaza. 7/11: Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine and Blues Caravan featuring Foley, Deborah Coleman and Roxanne Potvin, Sean Costello, No Outlet. 7/21: the Lemonheads, the Cliks, Hector on Stilts. 7/18: the Duke Ellington Orchestra with Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and Doc Scanlon. 8/4: Times Union African American Family Day with Russell Thomkins, Jr. & the New Stylistics with Tramaine Hawkins, Sunshine Anderson, Anthony David, Tropical Beats. 8/8: I Love New York Food Festival with Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Shooter Jennings, Matt Mirabile & Alison Jacobs, the Lustre Kings. 8/22: the Saw Doctors, Glengarry Bhoys, the Prodigals.

Freedom Park Concerts

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

6/23: Sirsy. 6/24: Colleen Pratt & Friends. 6/27: Grand Central Station. 6/28: Scotia-Glenville Town Band. 6/29: Boys of Waterford. 7/7: Alan Payette Band. 7/8: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz Band. 7/11: the Refrigerators. 7/14: the Matt Mirabile Band with Alison Jacobs. 7/15: the Lustre Kings. 7/19: Scotia-Glenville Town Band. 7/21: Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra. 7/22: the Puppet People. 7/25: TS Ensemble. 7/28: Captain Squeeze and the Moshers. 8/11: Blotto.

Guilderland Performing Arts Center

Tawasentha Park, Route 146, Guilderland, 456-8604.

6/14: Mecca Bodega. 6/21: Sarah Pedinotti. 7/12: Work O’ the Weavers. 7/26: the Electric City Chorus. 8/2: the Refrigerators. 8/16: Nobby Head Project. 8/23: Joey Thomas Big Band.

Jazz on Jay

The Circle, State Street, Schenectady, 382-3884 ext. 14,

6/7: Steve Lambert. 6/14: Tim Coakley. 6/21: Michael Lewis Smith. 6/28: Michael Benedict. 7/5: Alan Payette. 7/12: Mike Wicks. 7/19: Greg Henderson. 7/26: Keith Pray. 8/2: Brian Brundige. 8/9: Paul Mastriani. 8/16: Sensemaya. 8/23: Jeanne O’Connor. 8/30: Bill Leary.




Barrington Stage Company

30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 236-8888, unless otherwise noted. Call for performance times.

Main Stage: June 13-July 14: West Side Story. July 19-Aug. 4: Black Comedy. Aug. 9-26: Uncle Vanya. Stage II (First Congregational Church, Pittsfield): July 18-Aug. 19: High School Musical.

Berkshire Theatre Festival

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

Main Stage—June 19-July 7: Love! Valour! Compassion! July 10-28: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. July 31-Aug. 11: Morning’s at Seven. Aug. 14-Sept. 1: Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Unicorn Theatre—Through June 30: The Glass Menagerie. July 3-21: My Pal George. July 25-Aug. 18: Two-Headed. Aug. 21-Oct. 20: Educating Rita.

Chester Theatre Company

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

July 5-15: The Bully Pulpit. July 18-29: The Interview. Aug. 1-12: Mercy of a Storm. Aug. 15-26: Grace.


Rough Crossing at Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare & Company

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

Founders’ Theatre: Through Sept. 2: Rough Crossing. June 8-Sept. 1: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 5-Sept. 2: Blue/Orange. July 27-Sept. 2: Antony and Cleopatra. Special Events: June 27-Sept. 1: Free Outdoor Bankside Festival. June 27-Sept. Scapin. July 4: The Declaration of Independence. July 12-Aug. 16: The Bankside Humanities Series. Aug. 5-29: Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The ’62 Center, Williamstown, Mass. Ticket orders: (413) 597-3400; 24-hour information line: (413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.

Main Stage: July 4-15: The Front Page. July 18-29: Blithe Spirit. Aug. 1-12: The Corn is Green. Aug. 15-26: The Autumn Garden. Center Stage: June 14-24: Herringbone. Aug. 7-18: The Physicists. Nikos Stage: June 27-July 8: Dissonance. July 11-22: Villa America. July 25-Aug. 5: Party Come Here. Aug. 8-19: Crimes of the Heart.


New York

Adirondack Theatre Festival

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

June 27-July 7: Behave Yourself. July 1-2: Tiny Feats of Cowardice. July 9-14: 365 Days/365 Plays. July 9-14: 2.5 Minute Ride. July 19-28: Tick . . . Tick . . . BOOM!

Bakerloo Theater Project

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

July 13-27: Macbeth. July 20-28: The Imaginary Invalid.

Bard Summerscape

Theater Two, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7900. Call for performance times.

July 12-22: Saint Joan.

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 13-July 29. Menopause—The Musical.

Confetti Stage

Joseph L. Bruno Theater, Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River St., Troy,, Performances 8 PM Thursday-Saturday, 2 PM Sunday.

June 14-24: The Twilight of the Golds.

Curtain Call Theatre

210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-PLAY (7529). Call for performance times.

July 13-Aug. 19: The Sunshine Boys.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

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

June 7-17: Oklahoma! June 21-July 1: The Pajama Game. July 5-15: Thoroughly Modern Millie. July 19-Aug. 5: White Christmas. Aug. 9-19: Singin’ in the Rain. Aug. 23-Sept. 2: The Music Man.

Park Playhouse

Washington Park Amphitheater, Albany, 434-0776. Call for performance times.

Main Stage—July 10-Aug. 19: Grease. Second Stage—July 31-Aug. 12: Bye Bye Birdie.


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

Through June 10: Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue. July 11-29: A Wedding Story. Aug. 22-Sept. 9: 9 Parts of Desire.

Theater Barn

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

June 15-24: Breaking Legs. June 28-July 8: Tale of the Allergist’s Wife. July 12-22: Boy Gets Girl. July 26-Aug. 5: Johnny Guitar the Musical. Aug. 9-19: Violet, A New Musical. Aug. 23-Sept. 2: Little Shop of Horrors.

Woodstock Playhouse

Routes 212 and 375, Woodstock, (845) 679-4101. Call for performance times.

June 10: The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron? Aug. 11: Missoula Children’s Theatre’s The Wizard of Oz.



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 14-July 1: Theophilus North. July 5-15: Talley’s Folly. July 19-Aug. 5: Dulcy. Aug. 9-25: Sleuth.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

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

June 8-24: Three Days of Rain. July 13-29: On Golden Pond. Aug. 17- Sept. 2: The Fantasticks.

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. 382-7890.

June-September: Art Night Schenectady. Downtown Schenectady. Third Friday of every month, 5-9 PM. Various performances, special offers, exhibitions.

June-September: Catskill’s Second Saturday. Catskill. Second Saturday of every month, 5-9 PM. Enjoy a leisurely evening of arts and music.

June-September: 1st Friday. Downtown Albany. First Friday of every month, 5-9 PM. Various performances, exhibitions, venues, restaurants and bars will take part.

June-September: First Friday. Downtown Ballston Spa. First Friday of every month, 6-9 PM. Various performances, special offers, exhibitions. 885-2772.

June-September: Third Thursdays. Downtown Pittsfield, Mass. Third Thursday of every month, 5-8 PM. Live music, shopping, dining, art and more. (413) 499-9348.

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. The Troy Trolley will provide free transportation, making the rounds to all of the night’s hot spots. 727-9311 or

June 8-10: The Violet Festival. Dolgeville. Opening ceremony Fri. 7 PM; festival events Sat. 10 AM-10 PM, with 10 PM fireworks; and Sun. 10 AM-5 PM. Art, music, flower show, parade, fireworks and more.

June 9: Art on Lark. Lark Street, Albany. Noon-5 PM. Visit Lark Street and enjoy 75 artists’ displays, the People’s Choice Art Show and the Creative Chaos arts area. 588-4401 or

June 9: Strawberry Fest. Upper Union Street, Schenectady. 11 AM-4 PM. Trolley rides, pony rides, drawing, music, food and, of course, strawberries.

June 9: Washington Park Lobster Festival. Washington Park, Albany. Noon-8 PM. A variety of food items and entertainment will be available in addition to lobster and steak dinners for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Albany Booster Club and the Albany Rotary Foundation. or 867-4100.

June 9-10: Annual Arts Festival. City Park, Glens Falls. 10 AM-5 PM both days. 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. 798-1144 or

June 9-10: Zonta Country Faire. CNA parking lot, Glens Falls. Sat. 10-5; and Sun 10-4. Homemade crafts, kiddie corner, food booth and raffle. 743-1844.

June 10: Capital Pride Festival. Washington Park, Albany. Noon-5 PM. Parade starts at noon, and the festival begins at 1 PM. Local musicians, food, kids’ activities, HIV tests, and more.

June 10: Flag Day Parade. Troy. Stepping off at 1 PM. Beginning in South Troy at 4th and Main streets, the parade runs along 4th, ending at 4th and Federal streets and will feature airborne jugglers, stilt-walkers performing an array of feats on unicycles, and much more. 272-7396.

June 16: Troy River Festival. Downtown Troy. 10 AM-5 PM (or later). 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. 270-4401.

June 22-24: Outkasts Car Show. 1000 Acres Ranch Resort, Stony Creek. Street rods, antiques, muscle cars and motorcycles. 696-7226 or

June 22-24: Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance. Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. Festival begins Fri 7 PM (classes from 3-5 PM), continuing Sat-Sun. 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. or 765-2815.

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.

June 23-24: 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-Sept. 3: 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 29: Independence Day Fireworks. Freedom Park, Scotia, 8 PM. Boys of Wexford to perform. www.freedom

June 30: Waterford Steamboat Meet. Canal front, Waterford. Noon-9 PM.

Jun 30-Jul 1: Grand Encampment of the French and Indian War. Fort Ticonderoga. 2 PM. Reenactors to depict French, Canadian, British, Provincial, and Native American forces coming together in this colorful recreation of the mid-18th-century struggle. www.fort-

July 4: 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. 10 AM. Starting with a parade, this old-fashioned celebration features music, floats, antique cars, crafts, refreshments and an afternoon auction. (802) 896-6141.

July 4: Price Chopper Fabulous Fourth Festivities. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 2-10 PM. Featuring live music by Joan Osborne, food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display.

July 4: July 4 Celebration. Roger’s Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. 7-10 PM. Fireworks, professional DJ, and more.

July 4: July 4 Celebration. Clifton Commons, 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: July 4 Family Fest. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Route 66, Chatham. 3-11 PM. Fireworks, music, free kids’ rides, magic, hay maze, and more. 392-2121.

July 4: 4th of July Parade. Pittsfield, Mass. 10 AM. At 1.4 miles, it is one of the biggest July 4 parades in the Northeast. (413) 447-7763 or

July 4: An Old-Fashioned Family Fourth of July. Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Ave. (Route 6), Germantown. Noon-10 PM. 18th century music, children’s games and entertainment, character interpreters in the Livingston mansion and traditional picnic fare. 537-4240.

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

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. (800) 834-9437 or

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.

July 7-8: Mountain Culture Festival. Hunter Village Square, Village of Hunter. Noon-8:30 PM Sat.; noon-6 PM Sun. Featuring fine crafts, quilt show, music and food. or 263 4908.

July 8: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. 10 AM-4 PM. Art and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art show and sale. 584-4132.

July 10-Aug. 20: Cooperstown Music Festival. Cooperstown. Concerts featuring joyous performances by world-class cellists, violinists and more. www.cooper or (877) 666-7421.

July 11: Blues Night. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Featuring Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine, Blues Caravan featuring Sue Foley, Deborah Coleman and Roxanne Potvin, Sean Costello, and No Outlet. 5-10PM.

July 11-15: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass. One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. (508) 347-2179.

July 14: Athens Street Festival. Riverfront Park and Second Street, Athens. All-day festival at 10 AM-dark (rain date July 15). Features live entertainment, an antique car show, food, crafters, vendors, children’s rides and games in the park. Topped off with fireworks at dusk.

July 14-15: Craft Fair. Shaker Historic Site, near Albany Airport, Albany. 10 AM-4 PM. Crafters, tours, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. 456-7890.

July 14-15, 21-22: The Original German Alps Festival. Bavarian Manor Country Inn & Restaurant, County Route 24, Mountain Avenue, Purling/Cairo. 11 AM-11 PM Sat.; 11 AM-7 PM Sun. 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. 622-3385.

July 14: Corn Celebration. Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave. 10 AM-6 PM. Multicultural music festival for all ages to feature local musicians, Iroquois storytellers and crafts. 296-8949.

July 14-15: SolarFest: The New England Renewable Energy Festival. Forget-Me-Not Farm, McNamara Road, Tinmouth, Vt. Featuring performers on two solar-powered stages and a number of workshops on sustainable living and renewable energy. (802) 235-2707 or

July 15: GE Kids Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Noon-5 PM. Arthur’s Wonderful Kind of Storytime, puppets, dancing, jugglers and more. 473-0559.

July 17-22: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. 9 AM-midnight. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. or 885-9701.

July 20-21: Green River Festival. Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass. Thurs. 6-8 PM pre-festival event featuring Crooked Still and Ellen Jewell. Music, crafts, food, dancing, and hot-air balloon rides.

July 21: Traditional Irish Music Festival. Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Route 145, East Durham. Noon-9 PM. 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.east

July 21: 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 26-29: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Dodds Farm, 44 County Route 7D, Hillsdale. Four stages of contemporary folk, and a huge dance tent. www.falcon

July 29: Blueberry Festival. Route 22, Old Austerlitz. 9 AM-4 PM. Visitors will enjoy a blueberry pancake breakfast, music, games, arts and crafts, and more. 392-0062.

Aug. 3-4: Northeast Kingdom Music Festival. Chilly Ranch, Albany, Vt. Camping, community, culture, circus acts, poetry, performance, politics, and eclectic improvisational music on two stages.

Aug. 3-5: Campfire Sounds. Wave Farm, Route 23, Acra. Two-day avant-folk festival on 30 acres. Enjoy views of the Catskill Mountains with ponds, streams, fields, and forests. Food/beverages sold.

Aug. 3-5: Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival. Hildene Meadows, Manchester, Vt. 10 AM-5 PM. Live entertainment, beer and wine tent, and more.

Aug. 4: Times Union African-American Family Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Noon-7 PM. This annual community celebration and musical entertainment featuring Featuring Russell Thomkins, Jr. and the New Stylistics with Tramaine Hawkins, Anthony David, and Tropical Beats. 473-0559.

Aug. 8: I Love New York Food Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 11 AM-10 PM. Capitol Region’s finest wineries, local breweries and restaurateurs offer a medley of tastes to please all. Focusing on homegrown New York state food. Live entertainment. 473-0559.

Aug. 11: Capital District Caribbean Carnival Festival. Central Park, Schenectady. Noon-8:30 PM. Multicultural carnival, parade and festival. 346-7625 or

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. 12: Lakefront Art Show. Lakefront Walkway, Shepard Park, Lake George. 10 AM-7 PM. Artists to sell and demonstrate their artwork. www.lake

Aug 12: Pittsfield Ethnic Fair. North Street, Pittsfield, Mass. Noon-7 PM. International music, dance, food and craft.

Aug. 14-19: 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. 14-19: Lake George Family Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George. This festival features crafts, entertainment, games and food galore. 668-5771.

Aug. 16-18. Camp Bisco VI. Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. Featuring over a dozen musical acts, plenty of non-musical activities, and for the first time in the history of Camp Bisco, the Disco Biscuits will be playing all 3 nights.

Aug. 18-19: International Celtic Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter. Featuring Black 47 and plenty of bagpipers and drummers. Festivities include live entertainment, bagpipe competition and more. Celtic vendors and kids’ entertainment. 263-4223.

Aug. 18-19: Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show. Route 20, Madison-Bouckville. 9 AM-5 PM. Rain or shine. More than 1,000 dealers are expected for this annual antiques extravaganza. (315) 824-2462 or

Aug. 18-19: Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival. The Historic Park Grounds, Round Lake. Sat. 9 AM-5 PM; Sun. 10 AM-4:30 PM. This show will feature 200 skilled artists and craftsmen, selling and demonstrating their unique products. 899-2800.

Aug.18-19: Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show. Berkshire Botanical Garden, Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge, Mass. Sat. 10-5; Sun 10-4. Over 80 exhibitors featuring ceramics, wood, jewelry, fine art, leather, furniture and fiber clothing. (413) 298-5200.

Aug. 21: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. 10 AM-4 PM. Art and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art show and sale. 584-4132.

Aug. 22: Celtic Night. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 5-10 PM. Featuring Saw Doctors, Glengarry Bhoys, and The Prodigals. 473-0559.

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.

Aug. 29-Sept 3. Columbia County Fair. Catham. Crafts, pettable animals, rides, games, food and many other attractions. or 758-1811.

Farmers Markets

Albany Silver Fox Enterprises Farmers Market

North Ferry and Learned streets, Albany

Saturdays and Sundays, 9 AM-2 PM (opens in July)

Amsterdam Farmers Market

Amsterdam Apartments, 53 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam

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

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 Farmers Market

Chatham Real Food Market Co-op, 15 Church St., Route 203, Chatham

Fridays, 4-7 PM (opens late June)

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 (opens late June)

Downtown Albany Farmers Market

SUNY Plaza, 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

Farmers Market Pavilion, South Street, 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 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

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)

Kingston/Old Town Stockade Farmers Market

Wall Street, Kingston

Saturdays, 9 AM-2 PM

Lake George Farmers Market

Route 9 across from Gaslight Village, Lake George

Thursdays, 10 AM-2 PM

Malta/Saratoga Farmers Market

Dave Meager Community Center, Route 9, Malta

Tuesdays, 11 AM-2 PM

Middle Granville Farmers Market

Chapman Store parking lot, off Route 22A, Granville

Mondays, 2-5 PM (opens early July)

Queensbury Farmers Market

Elks Lodge, 23 Cronin Road, Queensbury

Mondays, 3-6 PM

Rensselaerville Farmers Market

Main Street, Rensselaerville

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

Salem Farmers Market

Town Park, Route 22, Salem

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

Saratoga Farmers Market

High Rock Park, High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs

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

Schenectady Farmers Market I

City Hall, corner of Franklin and Jay streets, Schenectady

Thursdays, 9 AM-1 PM

Schenectady Farmers Market II

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

Tuesdays, 9 AM-1 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

Warrensburgh 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)

Wildwood Farmers Market

84 Holland Ave., opposite VA Hospital, Albany

Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 AM-1:30 PM (opens in July)


Albany Conquest

Times Union Center, 51 S. Pearl St., Albany. Arena Football League. 487-2000.

June 24: Louisville Fire

July 8: South Georgia Wildcats

July 15: Green Bay Blizzard


Tri-City Valley Cats

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

June 23: Oneonta Tigers

June 25-27: Lowell Spinners

June 28, 30: Oneonta Tigers

July 4-6: Vermont Lake Monsters

July 11-13: Brooklyn Cyclones

July 14-16: Mahoning Valley Scrappers

July 24-26: Auburn Doubleday

July 27-29: Staten Island Yankees

Aug. 2-4: Hudson Valley Renegades

Aug. 10-12: State College

Aug.16,18: Oneonta Tigers

Aug. 20-21: Lowell Spinners

Aug.25-27: Aberdeen IronBirds

Aug 28-29: Vermont Lake Monsters

Sept. 2,4: Oneonta Tigers

> Back to summer guide home

Copyright © 2002 Lou Communications, Inc., 419 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12210. All rights reserved.