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Art & Exhibits

70 Beekman Street Art Gallery

70 Beekman St., Saratoga Springs, 542-6688.

Through 7/3: Spatial: Abstract Ceramic Sculpture by Harvey S. Sutton.

Albany Art Room

457 Madison Ave., Albany, 427-3910.

June 5-28: Elizabeth Dubben: In the Middle of the World.

Albany Center Galleries

39 Columbia St., Albany, 462-4775.

Through July 3: Works on Paper: Gabe Brown, Ingrid Ludt, Yvonne Welch.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

Through Jan. 3, 2010: Hudson River Panorama: 400 Years of History, Art and Culture. July 3-Aug. 23: Different at Every Turn: Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River.

Arkell Museum

Canajoharie, 673-2314.

Through Aug. 5: Then & Now: Contemporary Artists Revisit the Past.


116 Warren St., Hudson, 828-4539.

June 6-July 12: Christopher Quirk: Works.

Bennington Center for the Arts

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

June 6-Aug.23: Spirits of the Serengeti.

Berkshire Museum

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

June 10-Nov. 1: Color and Form: The Language of Abstract Art. June 13-Nov. 1: Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.

Brookside Museum

6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, 885-4000.

Through Sept. 4: A Few Lines to Let You Know: Letters of the Civil War.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.

Through June 21: Spring Group Exhibit. Through June 21: Tattoos of Hudson.

CCS Bard

Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7598.

June 27-Dec. 20: Rachel Harrison: Consider the Lobster.

Photography Now 2009 at the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Center for Photography at Woodstock

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

June 13-July 26: Character Recognition. June 13-July 26: Photography Now 2009.

Chapman Historical Museum

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

Through Oct. 18: All Cordially Invited: Entertainment in the North Country.

Children’s Museum of Science & Technology

250 Jordan Road, Troy, 235-2120.

Ongoing: Living Indoor Hudson River; Operation W.I.L.D.; Weather Front; Go Power!; Molecularium Animated Dome Show.

Clark Art Institute

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

Through June 21: Second Empire Paris: History and Modernity. June 7-Sept. 7: Dove/O’Keefe: Circles of Influence.

Clement Art Gallery

201 Broadway, Troy, 272-6811.

Through June 24: Ailian Price: Lotus Blossoms.

Columbia-Greene Community College

Foundation Gallery, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, 828-4181.

Through Aug. 28: Student Art Show.

Deborah Davis Fine Art

345 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1890.

Through June 22: Perceptive Portraits.

Esther Massry Gallery

Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 485-3902.

June 5-Sept. 15: Karene Faul Alumni Exhibition.

Farmers’ Museum

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

Through Oct. 31: Wild Times! A New York Animal Road Trip.

Fenimore Art Museum

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

Through July 5: Our Stories Made Visible: Two Mohawk Women Artists. Through Aug. 2: American Photography: Recent Acquisitions. Through Dec. 31: Bits of Home. Through Dec. 31: New Additions/New Perspectives: American Indian Art. Through Dec. 31: America’s Rome: Artists in the Eternal City.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, (845) 437-7404.

Through July 26: Catching Light: European and American Watercolors From the Permanent Collection.

Fulton Street Gallery

408 Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.

Through June 18: Print Club of Albany Show.

Galerie BMG

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

Through June 30: Laurence Demaison: AUTOPORTRAITS.

The Hyde Collection

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

Through June 21: Old Master Prints From the Sparling Family Collection. July 12-Oct. 18: Degas & Music.

Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, 296-8949.

Through Dec. 31: Native Americans in the Performing Arts: From Ballet to Rock and Roll.

John Davis Gallery

362 1/2 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5907.

Through June 21: Rosanna Bruno: Paintings.

Lake George Arts Project

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

Through June 12: Kathryn Greenwood: Personal Effects. July 11-Aug. 14: Zoo Logic (Animals in Art). Aug. 25-Sept. 10: Raising the Fleet: An Art/Science Initiative.

Martinez Gallery

3 Broadway, Troy, 274-9377.

Through June 20: The Essential George Hoffman.


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

Through Sept. 7 (Kidspace): Matt Bua: Cribs. Through Oct. 31: The Nanjing Particles. Through Jan. 2010: Long Time Gone. Through Feb. 28: These Days: Elegies for Modern Times. Through Spring 2010: Guy Ben-Ner: Thursday the 12th. Through Spring 2010: This Is Killing Me. Through Nov. 2033: Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective.

National Museum of Dance

99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.

Ongoing: On Broadway: The Evolution of Dance on the Broadway Stage; Kenn Duncan; Ballet Russes; The C.V. Whitney Hall of Fame.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

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

Through Sept. 2009: Ride On!

New York State Military Museum

61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 581-5100.

Ongoing: Fiery Trial and Sacrifice: New York and the First World War; World War II: United for Victory; Background for Freedom: New York and the Revolutionary War.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through July 5: Rockwell Kent: This Is My Own. Through Aug. 16: Mapping the Birds of New York State: The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State. Opens July 3: 1609.

Nicole Fiacco Gallery

336 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5090.

Through July 3: Joan Banach: Monuments of Ur.

Norman Rockwell Museum

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

July 9-Oct. 25: The Fantastical Faces of Peter Rockwell: A Sculptor’s Retrospective.

Omi International Arts Center

Fields Sculpture Park, 59 Letter S Road, Ghent, 392-4747.

June 13-Sept. 2009: 2009 Summer Annual Exhibition.

Opalka Gallery

Sage College of Albany, 140 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 292-1778.

Through July 24: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. Aug. 31-Oct. 23: Lina Puerta: Natura.

Riverfront Studios Fine Art Gallery

96 Broad St., Schuylerville, 369-3280.

Through June 27: Spring Opening: Group Show.

Saratoga Automobile Museum

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-1935.

Through Nov. 7: Mid-Century Marvels: The Dennis Dammerman Collection. Ongoing: NYSSCA Hall of Fame; Racing in New York.

Saratoga County Arts Council

Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.

June 6-July 25: The Space Between: John Yost & Barbara Todd.

Schenectady County Historical Society

32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, 372-0263.

Through Oct. 1: A Most Beautiful Land.

Schick Art Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.

Through June 20: Plugged. July 7-Oct. 4: Nathalie Miebach: Sculpture.

Spencertown Academy

Route 203, Spencertown, 392-3693.

Through June 28: Woodland Chic: Artists Go Into the Woods.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

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

Through June 14: Me Us Them: Works by Oliver Herring. Through July 12: Elevator Music 14: Lucky Dragons. Through Aug. 30: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History. Through Aug. 30: Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N. June 6-April 25: Amazement Park: Stan, Sara and Johannes VanDerBeek.

Terra Nova Gallery

409 River St., Troy, 833-0504.

Through June 23: Photographs by Linda Kindlon; Ceramics by Ruth McKinney Burket; Mixed Media by Amanda Messineo.

USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

Broadway at the foot of Madison Avenue, Albany, 431-1943.

Through Nov. 2009: Vintage World War II-era destroyer escort; tours Wednesday through Sunday, 10 AM-4 PM.

Valley Artisans Market

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

June 5-30: Ceramics by Regina Wickham.

Visions Gallery

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

Through July 10: Uncommon Perspectives: Paintings and Needlepoint by Lorraine Chesin and Photographs by Susan Gill.


Aston Magna Festival

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

June 26 (8 PM, Bard); June 27 (6 PM, Simon’s Rock); June 28 (3 PM, Clark): Celebrating Haydn and Bach. July 3 (8 PM, Bard); July 4 (6 PM, Simon’s Rock): John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera, and Selected Handel Arias. July 10 (8 PM, Bard); July 11 (6 PM, Simon’s Rock); July 12 (3 PM, Clark): Baroque Favorites. July 17 (8 PM, Bard); July 18 (6 PM, Simon’s Rock); July 19 (3 PM, Clark): Music in the Time of Goya.

Bard Music Festival: Wagner and His World

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

Aug. 14-16: The Fruits of Ambition. Concerts in the Sosnoff Theater and Olin Hall will celebrate the music of Richard Wagner and his contemporaries. Aug. 21-23: Engineering the Triumph of Wagnerism. Artists will include the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard Festival Chorale, Bard Festival Chamber Players, pianist Pei-Yao Wang, Borromeo String Quartet, and many more.

Carillon Concert Series

Albany City Hall, Albany. Enjoy the bells from the parks near City Hall. All concerts at 1 PM. 434-8036. Many programs will include Dutch music in honor of the Hudson River Quadricentennial.

June 7: Charles Semowich. June 14: Amy Heebner. June 21: George Matthew, Jr. June 28: Wesley Arai. July 4: Gerald Martindale. July 5: Gordon Slater. July 12: Anne Kroeze. July 19: Elena Sadina, Sergei Gratchev. July 26: David Maker.

Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle

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

June 13: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. June 20: Trio con Brio Copenhagen. June 27: Emerson String Quartet.

Glimmerglass Opera

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

July 18-Aug. 25: Verdi’s La Traviata. July 19-Aug. 23: Rossini’s La Cenerentola. July 25-Aug. 24: Menotti’s The Consul. Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23: Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.

Lake George Opera at Saratoga

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

July 2 (7:30 PM); July 5 (2 PM); July 8 (2 PM); July 10 (7:30 PM); July 12 (2 PM): Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. July 3 (7:30 PM); July 7 (2 PM); July 9 (2 PM); July 11 (7:30 PM): Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. July 11 (1 PM): Eleanor Roosevelt, workshop performance.

Marcella Sembrich Concert Series

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. Other venues as noted.

June 13 (2 PM) Young Performers Showcase. June 20 (7:30 PM): Schubertiade with Lake George Opera Apprentices. July 1 (1:30 PM): Silver Bay Ensemble. July 4 (5 PM, Rogers Park): Atlantic Crossing. July 11 (7:30 PM): Classical accordianist Lidia Kaminska. July 17 (10 AM, Bolton Central High School): Seagle Colony children’s opera Carmenella. July 18 (7:30 PM): Pianist Christopher Johnson, Franz Liszt: A Spiritual Journey. Aug. 1 (7:30 PM): Wargo-Steveskey Flute-Guitar Duo. Aug. 5 (1:30 PM): Violinist Philip Kates. Aug. 9 (7 PM, St. James Church, Lake George): Players from the Philadelphia Orchestra and Hyperion; Mendelssohn’s Octet. Aug. 12 (7:30 PM): Bel Canto Singers. Aug. 15 (7:30 PM, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls): Luzerne Chamber Players. Aug. 22 (7:30 PM, The Hyde Collection): Soprano Phoebe Fennell, tenor Eric Fennell, pianist Michael Fennelly; From the Paris Opera: Arias & Duets. Sept. 5 (7:30 PM): Pianist Eric Trudel; Rachmaninoff preludes.

Maverick Concert Series

Maverick Concert Hall, 120 Maverick Road (off Route 375), Woodstock, (845) 679-8217 or

July 4 (6 PM): Tokyo String Quartet. July 5 (4 PM): Shanghai Quartet. July 11 (8 PM): The Paul Winter Consort. July 12 (4 PM): Juilliard String Quartet. July 19 (4 PM) Violinist Timothy Fain. July 26 (4 PM): Janaki String Trio. Aug. 1 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with Elizabeth Mitchell and Family. Aug. 2 (4 PM): Trio Solist. Aug. 8 (6 PM): Violinist Maria Bachmann, pianist Andrew Armstrong, cellist Wendy Sutter. Aug. 9 (4 PM): Cellist Katinka Kleijn. Aug. 15 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with Antares. Aug. 15 (6 PM): Antares. Aug. 16 (4 PM): Amernet String Quartet with James Tocco, piano. Aug. 22 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with piano prodigy Alice Burla. Aug. 22 (6 PM): Soprano Nancy Allen Lundy, pianist Stephen Gosling. Aug. 23 (4 PM): Enso String Quartet. Aug. 29 (6 PM): Cellist Zuill Bailey, pianist Robert Koenig. Aug. 30 (4 PM) American String Quartet. Sept. 5 (6 PM): Maverick Chember Players. Aug. 6 (4 PM): Daedalus Quartet.

Music From Salem

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

June 7 (7 PM): Cello Seminar Concert. July 11 (8 PM): Music Made Visual, works by Schubert, Haydn, Pârt. July 26 (3 PM): French Feminine, works by Bonis, Dvorák, Franck. Aug. 8 (8 PM): Eloquent Antic Romantic, works by Mendelssohn, Bach, Françaix. Aug. 16 (3 PM): Bloch . . . To the Future, works by Bloch, Haydn, and a world premiere by Yu-Hui Chang.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

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

Arabella Steinbacher with the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Main stage. Orchestral performances take place at 8 PM unless noted. Most concerts feature conductor Charles Dutoit.

Aug 5: Pianist Yefim Bronfman, narrator Alec Baldwin; Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, Brahms, Musorgsky/Ravel. Aug. 6: Pianist André Watts; Tchaokovsky, Berlioz, Grieg. Aug. 7: Pops night with conductor Jeff Tyzik; Magical Movie Music. Aug. 8: Violinist Joshua Bell; Ravel, Mendelssohn, Dvorák. Aug. 12: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma; Ranjbaran, Ravel, Schumann, Lalo. Aug. 13: Pianist Emanuel Ax; Mozart, Beethoven, Shostakovich. Aug. 14: Pops night with conductor Erich Kunzel; music from High School Musical, West Side Story and more. Aug. 15: Violinist Gil Shaham; Bizet, Charbrier, Debussy, Sarasate, Massenet, Saint-Saëns, Offenbach. Aug 19: Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; Ravel, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Ravel. Aug. 20: Marvin Hamlisch conducts a pops program; Berlin, Joplin, Rodgers, Kern. Aug. 21: Violinist Arabella Steinbacher; all-Tchaokovsky program. Aug. 22: Pianist Kirill Gerstein; Rossini, Rachmaninoff, Grieg, Falla, Ravel

Saratoga Chamber Music Festival

Spa Little Theater. Featuring members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, with guests as noted. The music director is Chantal Juillet.

Aug. 4 (8 PM): Pianist Yefim Bronfman; Brahms, Tchaikowski, Dvorák, Mozart. Aug. 9 (2:15 PM): Pianist André Watts; Rossini, Ravel, Godfried, Schubert. Aug. 10 (8 PM): Violinist Jean-Frederic Neuburger; Mozart, Satie, Debussy, Chausson. Aug. 16 (2:15 PM): Pianist Richard Kyung-ki Joo and violinist Aleksey Igudesman; A Little Nightmare Music. Aug. 18 (8 PM): Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; Beethoven, Prokofiev, Poulenc, Mendelssohn.. Aug. 23 (2:15 PM): Violinist Arabella Steinbacher; Stravinsky, Ravel, Brahms.


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, in the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall and Tanglewood Theatre.

June 26 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Emerson String Quartet; Ives, Dvorák, Barber. June 28 (2:30 PM, Ozawa Hall): Juilliard String Quartet; Haydn. June 29 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Sibelius. July 2 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Pianist Stephen Kovacevich; Bach, Schumann, Beethoven. July 3 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Symphony Orchestra, pianist Yefim Bronfman; Tchaikovsky. July 5 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violinist Christian Tetzlaff; Stravinsky, Brahms. July 5 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Violinist Christian Tetzlaff; Beethoven sonatas. July 7 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Violinist Christian Tetzlaff; Beethoven sonatas. July 9 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Violinist Christian Tetzlaff; Beethoven sonatas. July 10 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Emanuel Ax; Nielsen, Beethoven, Brahms. July 11 (8:30 PM, Shed): Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, soprano Hei-Kyung Hong; Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act III. July 12 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violinist Joshua Bell; Beethoven, Bruch, Dvorák. July 14 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Le Concert des Nations; Lully, Biber, Corelli, Handel, Scarlatti, Boccherini. July 15 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Le Concert des Nations, narrator F. Murray Abraham; Johnson, Locke, Purcell. July 17 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Leon Fleisher; Mozart, Mahler. July 18 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Pops, John Williams; Film Night at Tanglewood. July 19 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO; Mozart. July 20 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Strauss, Schoenberg, Ives, Milhaud. July 22 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Baritone Thomas Hampton; Ives, Griffes, Carpenter, Barber. July 24 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violist Steven Ansell; Berlioz, Musorgsky. July 25 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, baritone Matthias Goerne, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Brahms’ German Requiem. July 26 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Orli Shaham, baritone Thomas Hampson; Harris, Thomson, Barber, Bernstein. July 26-27, 29 (7:30 PM, Theatre): Tanglewood Music Center Fellows and Orchestra; Mozart’s Don Giovanni. July 28 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, James Levine, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Leonard Slatkin; Tanglewood on Parade. July 30 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Flautists Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway. July 31 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violinist Vadim Repin; Beethoven Debussy, Ravel. Aug. 1 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Sir James Galway; Debussy, Copland, Mozart. Aug.2 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes; Beethoven, Rachmaninoff. Aug. 3 (8 PM, Shed): Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and Vocal Fellows, pianist Peter Serkin; Stravinsky. Aug. 7 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Pops, Keith Lockhart, Chris Botti. Aug. 8 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Prokofiev, Orff. Aug. 9 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, cellist Yo-Yo Ma; Perle, Shostakovich, Fauré, Bizet. Aug. 12 (8 PM, Ozawa Hall): Boston Symphony Chamber Players, pianist André Previn; Villa-Lobos, Previn, Brahms. Aug. 14 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Yefim Bronfman; Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich. Aug. 15 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; Beethoven, Liszt, Ravel. Aug. 16 (2:30 PM, Shed): Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, pianist Garrick Ohlsson; Brahms. Aug. 19-20 (8 PM, Shed): BSO, Michael Tilson Thomas, guest singers; an evening of Yiddish theater music. Aug. 21 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist David Fray; Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven. Aug. 22 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violinist Gil Shaham; Mendelssohn. Aug. 23 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Ives, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Tannery Pond Concert Series

The Tannery, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village and Darrow School, Route 20, New Lebanon, (888) 820-9441. Concerts are at 8 PM.

June 13: Misha and Cipa Dichter, duo pianos; works by Dvorák, Schubert, Shostakovich, Beethoven, Liszt. July 4: Brentano String Quartet; works by Monteverdi, Haydn, Beethoven. Aug. 1: Alon Goldstein, piano; works by Bach, Beethoven, Dorman, Brahms, Ginastera. Aug. 22: Madalyn and Cicely Parnas, violin and cello, Christian Steiner, piano; works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Arensky.

Windham Chamber Music Festival

Windham Performing Arts Center, 5379 Main St., Windham, 734-3868. Performances are at 8 PM.

July 19: Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra. Aug. 15: Borromeo String Quartet.


Bard College

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Route 9G, Annadale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7948.

Bard SummerScape: July 9-12: Lucinda Childs’ Dance, a collaboration with Philip Glass and Sol LeWitt.

Rennie Harris Puremovement 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: June 20: Season Opening Gala. June 24-28: Belén Maya and Rocío Molina, Mujeres. July 1-5: Ballet Maribor, Radio and Juliet. July 8-12: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. July 15-19: Groupe Emile Dubois. July 22-26: Merce Cunningham Dance Company. July 29-Aug. 2: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Aug. 5-9: Rennie Harris Puremovement. Aug. 12-16: Doug Varone and Dancers. Aug. 19-23: Pacific Northwest Ballet. Aug. 26-30: Ballet Hispanico. Aug. 23: A Jazz Happening.

Doris Duke Theatre: July 1-5: LAFA & Artists. July 8-12: Gallim Dance. July 15-19: David Rousséve/REALITY. July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2: Jason Samuels Smith and A.C.G.I. Aug. 5-9: Jacinta Vlach/Liberation Dance Theater. Aug. 12-16: Rubberbandance Group. Aug. 19-23: Kidd Pivot. Aug. 26-30: Doug Elkins and Friends’ Fräulein Maria.

New York City Ballet

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. New York City Ballet is in residence July 7-18. Performances are at 8 PM Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 PM matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays.

July 7 (8 PM): Mercurial Manoeuvres, Romeo and Juliet pas de deux, Symphony in Three Movements, Theme and Variations. July 8 (8 PM): Concerto Barocco, the Cage, Other Dances, Firebird. July 9 (2 PM): Mercurial Manoeuvres, Romeo and Juliet pas de deux, Symphony in Three Movements, Theme and Variations. July 9 (8 PM): Concerto Barocco, the Cage, Papillons, Theme and Variations. July 10 (8 PM): Donzinetti Variations, the Cage, Other Dances, Firebird. July 11 (2 PM): Donzinetti Variations, Romeo and Juliet pas de deux, Papillons, Symphony in Three Movements. July 11 (8 PM): Stars and Stripes, Hallelujah Junction, Tarantella, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue. July 14 (8 PM): Swan Lake, New Millepied Ballet, the Four Temperaments. July 15 (8 PM): Coppélia. July 16 (2 PM): Scotch Symphony, Hallelujah Junction, A Simple Symphony, the Four Temperaments. July 16 (8 PM): Swan Lake, New Millepied Ballet, the Four Temperaments. July 17 (8 PM): Coppélia. July 18 (2 PM): Coppélia. July 18 (8 PM): Scotch Symphony, A Simple Symphony, Other Dances, Symphony in Three Movements.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 584-9330.

June 11: Paul Taylor Dance Company. July 20-21: Mark Morris Dance Group.

Pop Music


9 Maple Avenue

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

6/12: Jon LeRoy Quartet. 6/13: Stage Left with ShaRon. 6/19: Dave Fisk Quartet. 6/20: Joe Barna Group. 6/26: Jill Hughes. 6/27: Benoit-Savage-Borrello Band.


279 Tinker St., Woodstock,

6/12: the Bowmans. 6/13: Jill Stevenson. 6/19: Ramblin Jug Stompers. 6/20: Happy Traum. 6/21: Naked. 6/26: Machan Taylor. 6/27: Stoney Clove Lane. 7/10: the Kennedys. 7/11: Uncle Monk. 7/17: Joy Askew, Sarah Finn. 7/18: Amy and Leslie. 7/31: Olivia Maxwell with Richard Lloyd. 8/8: Tracy Bonham. 8/14: Swati. 8/16: Earthound. 8/28: Erin Hobson. 8/30: the Parkington Sisters.

Bearsville Theater

291 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-4406,

6/12: Culture featuring Kenyatta Hill, Corey Harris. 6/13: Junior Brown, Jack Grace Band. 6/18: Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk. 6/21: Stick Men—Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Michael Bernier, 3. 6/27: Julian Lage. 7/2: Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band. 7/5: Fountains of Wayne, Mike Viola. 7/22: Mick Taylor Band. 7/23: Average White Band. 7/25: Buckwheat Zydeco. 7/31: Tom Rush. 8/8: Woodstock Reggae Festival with Taj Weeks and Adowa.

Caffe Lena

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

6/12: Rick Rourke and Lost Wages. 6/13: Session Americana. 6/14. Travis Gray. 6/16: Luka Bloom. 6/19: Guy Davis. 6/20: Siobhan Quinn, Michael Bowers and Ben Murray. 6/24: David Fey. 6/26: Frank Vignola Trio. 6/27: Aoife Clancy. 6/28: Matthew Loiacono and Ben Davis. 7/3: Leigh Gibson and Tony Watt. 7/5: Acoustic Strawbs. 7/10: Boreal Tordu. 7/11: Jesse and Joseph Bruchac with John Kirk. 7/12: Katie Haverly and Scientific Maps. 7/17: Eric Taylor. 7/18: Angel Band. 7/19: Mike and Ruthy. 7/20: Julia Ilowiecki. 7/25: Roy Hurd with Frank Orsini and Meadow Merry. 7/26: Seamus Kennedy. 7/29: Alash Ensemble. 7/31: Jeanne O’Connor and Friends. 8/1: Graham Parker. 8/8: Richard Shindell. 8/2: the Fipsydz. 8/7: Jamcrackers. 8/8: Richard Shindell. 8/9: Rowan Brothers. 8/12: Brittany Shoup. 8/14: Bill Staines. 8/15: Laura Vecchione Trio. 8/16: Chris Smither. 8/21: Sonny and Perley. 8/23: Paul Strausman Fundraiser (3 PM). 8/23: Al Stewart. 8/28: the Callen Sisters. 8/29: Aztec Two-Step. 8/30: the Honeycutters.

Calvin Theatre

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

6/17: Indigo Girls, Matt Nathanson. 6/19: Gary Burton Quartet Revisited. 6/26: Madeleine Peyroux. 7/10: JOHN TESH. 7/31: Billy Bragg. 8/2: the Avett Brothers.

Club Helsinki

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

6/19: Eilen Jewell. 6/20: Hot Club of Cowtown.

Colonial Theatre

111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., 413-997-4444.

6/24: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone. 7/12: the Temptations. 7/20: Jeff Daniels. 7/22: Dark Star Orchestra. 7/24: Gary Puckett. 8/1: Tom Chapin and the Chapin Family.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845,

6/22: Boz Scaggs. 7/10: the Church, Adam Franklin. 7/25: Dr. John and the Lower 911, Al Kooper and the Funky Family. 7/26: the Old Crow Medicine Show. 8/2: Billy Bragg. 8/15: the Robert Cray Band, Les McCann/Javin Jackson Quintet.

Guthrie Center

4 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-1955.

6/12: Children’s Peace Project Benefit Concert. 6/13: Meg Hutchinson. 6/20: Mustard’s Retreat. 6/26: JoAnne Redding. 6/27: David Roth. 7/3-5: Arlo Guthrie’s Annual Summer Revival. 7/10: Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem. 7/11: John McCutcheon. 7/17-18: Tom Rush. 7/24: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. 7/31: Work O’ the Weavers. 8/1: Naomi Sommers. 8/8: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams 8/14-15: the Highwaymen. 8/21: Bill Staines. 8/22: Work O’ the Weavers. 8/28: John Mock. 8/29: Vance Gilbert. 9/4: Mac Talla Mor.

The Icehouse

70 Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 261-1766.

6/11: the Ginger Brothers. 6/12: the Remainders. 6/13: Mrozek and the Dirty Girls. 6/18: Jezzy Tree. 6/19: Green. 6/20: Headbomb. 6/25: the Ginger Brothers. 6/26: the Remainders. 6/27: the Brat Pack. 7/2: Jezzy Tree. 7/3: Robanic. 7/4: Headbomb. 7/9: the Ginger Brothers. 7/10: the Remainders. 7/11: Gravity. 7/16: the Ginger Brothers. 7/17: Mrozek and the Dirty Girls. 7/18: Green. 7/23: the Ginger Brothers. 7/24: the Remainders. 7/25: the Brat Pack. 7/29: Gravity. 7/30: the Ginger Brothers. 7/31: Pariah. 8/1: Jocamo. 8/5: Robanic. 8/6: the Ginger Brothers. 8/7: the Remainders. 8/8: Headbomb. 8/12: Robanic. 8/13: the Ginger Brothers. 8/14: the Remainders. 8/15: Gravity. 8/19: Robanic. 8/20: the Ginger Brothers. 8/21: Pariah. 8/22: Green. 8/26: Robanic. 8/27: the Ginger Brothers. 8/28: Gravity. 8/29: Jocamo. 9/2: Robanic. 9/3: the Ginger Brothers. 9/4: the Remainders. 9/5: Jezzy Tree.

Iron Horse Music Hall

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

6/11: Dennis Brennan, Cliff Eberhardt, Mark Erelli, Tracy Grammer, Jim Henry. 6/12: Lori McKenna. 6/12: Telekinesis, An Horse. 6/18: Freedy Johnston, Rebecca Pronsky. 6/19: Alejandro Escovedo. 6/19: Hendersin. 6/20: Winterpills. 6/20: Girl in a Coma, Miss Derringer. 6/21: California Guitar Trio. 6/23: the Cowboy Junkies, Lee Harvey Osmond. 6/24: the Slip, Phantogram. 6/27: Robbie Fulks. 6/28: Evolution Trio. 7/10: Albert Cummings. 7/11: Willie Nile. 7/11: Bowerbirds, Megafaun. 7/12: Heather Masse. 7/14: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. 7/16: Michael Burks. 7/17: Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. 7/18: Jimmy Tingle. 7/21: Grupo Fantasma. 7/22: Deer Tick, Dawes. 7/23: Chris Hillman with Herb Pedersen. 7/24: Hal Ketchum. 7/24: Cold Duck Complex. 7/25: Johnny A. 7/25: Frightened Rabbit. 7/26: Lunch Money. 7/26: Christine Lavin, Don White. 7/30: Paul Oscher. 7/31: Lovell Sisters Band. 8/1: Rust Never Sleeps (Neil Young tribute). 8/6: the Duhks, Hoots and Hellmouth. 8/14: Saffire—the Uppity Blues Women. 8/21: Debbie Davies Band. 8/23: Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Nap Time Trio. 8/27: Richie Furay Band. 9/6: Tab Benoit.

The Linda—WAMC Performing Arts Studio

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

6/11: Guggenheim Grotto. 6/13: Uncle Rock (noon). 6/20: Arthur Danzy CD release. 6/26: CRUMBS Night Out with Eric Margan and the Red Lions.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111,

6/13: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. 6/26: Roomful of Teeth. 6/27: Blonde Redhead. 7/11: Aimee Mann. 7/18: Babe the Blue Ox. 7/25: Bang on a Can plays Steve Reich. 8/1: Bang on a Can Marathon. 8/8: Julia Greenberg sings Dory Previn.

Northern Lights

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

6/11: Danielle Carente Band. 6/12: Naughty By Nature, Biz Markie. 6/14: Bayside, I Am the Avalanche, Caleb Lionheart, California. 6/16: Halestorm, the Veer Union, Burn Halo, Since October. 6/27: Dyken Pond Wildlife Benefit with Mike Campese, Nocturum, Untaymed, Coyle. 7/2: Attic of Love, Deadlift. 7/7: the Wallflowers. 7/11: Kenny Wayne Shepherd. 7/13: Escape the Fate, A Skylite Drive, Medina Lake. 7/16: Reel Big Fish, the English Beat, Supervillains. 7/17: Summer Slaughter Tour with Necrophagist, Ensiferum, Darkest Hour, more. 7/21: Kevin Costner and Modern West. 7/22: Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong, Fireworks, the Swellers, Grave Maker. 7/24: Queensryche. 7/28: the Acacia Strain, Evergreen Terrace, Cruel Hand, Unholy, Ashes of Atrocity CD release, the Viking CD release. 8/3: Sugar Ray, Fastball. 8/7: 10 for $10 Hardcore Festival with Poison the Well, more. 8/22: Emery, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Closure in Moscow, Ivory Line, Kiros, Restless Street. 8/28: the Empire Shall Fall, Deadlift, A Breath of Mercury.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

7/18: John Legend, Vaughn Anthony. 7/21: Maxwell. 8/4: Progressive Nation Tour with Dream Theater, Zappa Plays Zappa, Pain of Salvation, Beardfish.

The Parting Glass

40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-1916,

6/12: Big Medicine. 6/13: Frank Wakefield 75th Birthday Show. 6/19-20: the McKrells. 6/26: Forthlin Road. 6/27: Saint James Gate.

Pearl Street

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

6/25: New York Dolls, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears. 6/28: Halestorm, Burn Halo, the Veer Union, Since October. 7/14: Yeasayer, Ponytail. 8/2: Gang Gang Dance. 8/6: St. Vincent.

Pines Theatre

Look Park, Northampton, Mass.,

6/23: Tom Jones. 6/24: Gordon Lightfoot. 7/28: Joan Baez. 8/23: B.B. King.

Cyndi Lauper at Proctors.

Proctors Theatre

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204,

8/11: Cyndi Lauper, Rosie O’Donnell.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 432-8584,

6/11: Union Boots, Paper and Sand, Black Mountain Symphony. 6/13: Sub Bombin release party with Pluto, DJ Midas, Pandha Pirhana, Mr. Blackout, more. 6/14: Finding Fiction, Sea of Trees. 6/18: the Big Takeover, the Alchemystics, Skadee. 6/19: Jerkwater Ruckus, Sugarproof.

Revolution Hall

425 River St., Troy, 274-0553,

6/13: Super 400. 6/26: the Foy Brothers. 6/27: Alive! 6/28: Yonder Mountain String Band. 7/10: U-Melt, McLovins. 7/11: Evolution (Journey tribute), Bedspins. 8/21: 40 Oz. to Freedom.

Toby Keith at SPAC.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

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

6/12-13: Dave Matthews Band, the Hold Steady. 6/16: New Kids on the Block. 6/23: 311, Ziggy Marley. 7/3: Poison, Def Leppard, Cheap Trick. 7/4: REO Speedwagon, Styx, .38 Special. 7/12: Channel 103.1 Big Day Out with the Offspring, Sum 41, Staind, Chevelle, Shinedown, Halestorm. 7/22: Nickelback, Hinder, Papa Roach, Saving Abel. 7/24: Jackson Browne. 7/28: Crosby Stills and Nash. 8/8: O.A.R. 8/11: Creed. 8/16: Phish. 8/26: the Moody Blues. 8/27: Blink 182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Chester French. 9/1: Crue Fest II with Motley Crue, Godsmack, Drowning Pool, Theory of A Deadman, Charm City Devils. 9/3: Toby Keith, Trace Adkins.

The Stockade Inn

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

6/11: Steve Lambert Duo. 6/12: Lee Shaw Trio. 6/18: Jody Shayne Duo. 6/19: Keith Pray Duo. 6/25: Theresa Broadwell. 6/26: Al Haugen Duo.


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

7/4: Diana Krall. 7/21: Tony Bennett. 8/7: Chris Botti. 8/28-30: James Taylor. 9/4-6: Tanglewood Jazz Festival with Paquito D’Rivera, John Pizzarelli, Regina Carter, Nnenna Freelon, more.

Times Union Center

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

7/3: Lee Greenwood. 7/10: Terrific Teen Tour. 7/25: Green Day, the Bravery. 7/27: Billy Joel, Elton John. 8/2: AC/DC. 8/10: Daniel O’Donnell. 8/19: American Idols Live.


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

6/11: Maps and Atlases, Fang Island, So Many Dynamos. 6/13: Ashley Pond CD release. 6/13: Rob Jonas CD release. 6/18: Winterpills. 6/19: Skeleton Key. 6/22: A Static Lullaby, Vanna, Asking Alexander, Motionless in White, Tides of Man. 7/12: My Favorite Highway, the Cab, Rocket to the Moon, the Summer Set, Eyealaska. 8/8: Jeffree Star, Artist vs Poet, Let’s Get It, Watchout! There’s Ghosts.

Vapor Nightclub

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, 342 Jefferson St., Saratoga Springs, 584-2110.

6/12: the Refrigerators. 6/19: New York Players. 6/26: Electric City Horns. 7/3: the Big Smoothies. 7/9: Loose Cannon. 7/16: Abba Gold. 7/30: Classic Rock Tribute Celebration. 8/6: Beginnings.


Adirondack Homegrown Music Festival

Bandstand, Shepard Park, Lake George, 928-0170

7/13: Capital Zen, Joe Mama Band, Flakjacket, Three Dimensional Figures, the Distractions, the Loyalty, Burning Man, Sauce, Center Of Detention, Cassandra Bacon, Strange Days, the Novelty, the Bark Eaters.

Camp Bisco VII

Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville,

7/16-18: the Disco Biscuits, Nas and Damien “Jr. Gong” Marley, STS9, Chromeo, the Orb, Special Disco Version, Dr. Dog, K’Naan, Phantogram, more.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

44 County Road 7D, off Route 22, Hillsdale, (866) 325-2744,

7/23-26: Amy Speace, Dan Navarro, Ellis Paul, Girlyman, Janis Ian, Kathy Mattea, Mecca Bodega, Pamela Means, Ryan Montbleau Band, Susan Werner, Tracy Grammer, Kathryn Wedderburn, more, more.

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

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

6/27-28: Freihofer’s Jazz Festival with Patti LaBelle, SMV, George Benson, Bettye Lavette, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Gary Burton Quartet with Pat Metheny, more.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, (888) 946-8495,

7/16-19: Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder, the Gibson Brothers, Crooked Still, Del McCoury Band, more.

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance

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

6/26-28: Réveillons, Red Hen, Bua, Lost and Found, Jimmy and Ada McCown, more.

Rhythm on the Ridge

Maple Ski Ridge, 2725 Mariaville Road, Schenectady, 381-4700,

6/13: Ramblin Jug Stompers, Three Quarter North, Emerald Dawn, Cavanaugh & Kavanaugh, Tom Keller, Hill Hollow Band, more.

River Street Festival

River Street, Troy, 270-4554.

6/20: Cracker, Mike Doughty, Rob Dickinson, the Alternate Routes, more.

WGNA CountryFest

Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont,

7/11: Montgomery Gentry, Jason Michael Carroll, Heidi Newfield, the Lost Trailers, Sarah Buxton.

Free Concerts

Alive at Five Concert Series

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

6/11: the Platters, the Cornell Gunter Coasters, Wylder. 6/18: the Marshall Tucker Band, Jefferson Thomas. 6/25: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Deni Bonet. 7/2: the Village People, the Refrigerators. 7/9: Black 47, Kevin McKrell and the Hard Road Ceilidh Band. 7/16: Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra, Sensemaya. 7/23: Hotel California, Aloud. 7/30: Tower of Power, Out of Control Rhythm and Blues Band. 8/6: the Neville Brothers, Mingo Fishtrap. 8/13: the Original Wailers, Bearin’ Peace.

Freedom Park Concerts

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

6/17: Rick Rourke and Lost Wages. 6/20: Break of Reality. 6/21: Traveling People. 6/24: Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 6/26: Hole Shot. 6/27: Gauge 57, Filming Ohio. 7/1: Alan Payette Band. 7/2: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/8: Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band. 7/11: Brian Patneaude Quintet. 7/15: the Audiostars. 7/18: Johnny Rabb and the Jailhouse Rockers. 7/19: Solid Smoke. 7/22: Joey Thomas Band. 7/23: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/25: Ernie Williams. 7/26: Maria Zemantauski and Alegria. 7/29: Hair of the Dog. 8/1: Sensemaya. 8/2: Happy Balky and the Good Livin’. 8/8: Tommy V and the Works. 8/9: Loose Cannon. 8/12: the Refrigerators. 8/15: Storm Front. 8/16: Wister Quartet. 8/19: Doc Springs. 8/26: Shine.

Jazz on Jay

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

6/11: Al Haugen. 6/18: Yuko Kishimoto. 6/25: Dino Cimino. 7/2: Linda Brown. 7/9: Patti Melita and Hip Houligans. 7/16: Keith Pray Group. 7/23: Azzaam Hameed with Annette Harris and Ron Mayfield. 7/30: Troika. 8/6: Paul Mastrianni. 8/13: Terry Gordon Quartet. 8/20: Tim Coakley. 8/27: Tim Olsen.

Powers Park Concert Series

111th St. and 2nd Ave., Troy 270-4493.

7/11: Blue Hand Luke. 7/18: Little Elvis. 7/25: Storm Front. 8/1: Mike and the Monsters. 8/8: Loose Cannon. 8/15: Al Bruno. 8/22: Johnny Rabb and the Jailhouse Rockers.

Summer Sounds of Salem

Gazebo, Main Street, Salem, 854-9296.

6/20: Rachel Cuite Trio. 6/27: Rich Wirsing. 7/4: Bluegrassic Park. 7/11: Johnny Hancock. 7/18: Al and Kathy Bain. 7/25: Dirty Old Strings. 8/1: Matt McCabe. 8/8: Woodchuck’s Revenge. 8/15: Ramblin Jug Stompers. 8/22: Zuela. 8/29: Moe Harrington/White Chapel Band.



Barrington Stage Company

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

Main Stage: June 17- July 11: Carousel. July 16-Aug. 1: Sleuth. Aug. 6-29: A Streetcar Named Desire.

Stage II: June 10-28: Freud’s Last Session.July 8-28: Underneath the Lintel. Aug. 13-29: I’ll Be Damned.

Berkshire Theatre Festival

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

Main Stage: June 18-27: Broadway by the Year June 30-July 18: The Einstein Project. July 21-Aug. 8: The Prisoner of Second Avenue. Aug. 11-29: Ghosts. Sept. 4-13: Peter Pan.

Unicorn Theatre: Through July 4: Faith Healer. July 7- Aug. 15: Candide. Aug. 18-Sept. 6: Sick.

Chester Theatre Company

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

July 1-12: Dov and Ali. July 15-26: Love Song. July 29-Aug. 9: Railroad Bill.

Shakespeare & Company

70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1199. Call for performance times.

Founders Theatre: June 26-Aut.28: Hamlet. July 3-Sept 6 : Othello. July 25-Setp. 5: Twelfth Night.

Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre: Through June 14: The Actors Rehearse the Story of Charlotte Salomon. June 11-Aug 2: Pinter’s Mirror. June 17-July 3: Golda’s Balcony. July 10-Sept. 5: Measure for Measure. July 30-Aug 16: The Devil’s Advocate. Augh 7-Sept 6: The Dreamer Examines His Pillow. Aug. 21-Sept. 4: White People.

Rose Footprint Theatre: Through June 7: Romeo & Juliet. June 20-Aug. 29: Toad of Toad Hall.

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: July 1-12: Children. July 15-26: True West. July 29-Aug 9: The Torch-Bearers. Aut 12-23: Quatermaine’s Terms.

Nikos Stage: July 8-19: Knickerbocker. July 22-Aug. 2: What Is the Cause of Thunder?. Aug. 5-16: Caroline in Jersey.


New York

Adirondack Theatre Festival

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

June 24-July 3: Ordinary Day.. July 7-11: Goat Show. July 8-11: I Will Make You Orphans. July 16-25: Leaving Iowa. July 19-20: Brush the Summer.

Bakerloo Theatre Project

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

July 17-25: Hamlet: What Dreams May Come. July 24-Aug. 1: Much Ado About Nothing. July 31-Aug. 1: The Story Project.

Bard Summerscape

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

July 15-Aug. 2: The Oresteia trilogy presented in rotating schedule.

Capital Repertory Theatre

111 N. Pearl St., Albany, 462-4531. Call for performance times.

June 5-28: Shear Madness.

Curtain Call Theatre

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

June 12- July 18: Perfect Wedding. July 31-Aug. 22: The Vows of Penelope Corelli.

Helderberg Theater Festival

Indian Ladder Farms, 342 Altamont Road, Altamont, 765-2956. Call for performance times.

July 30- Aug 9: Charlotte’s Web, King Lear, Fifth Annual Directors Project.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

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

May 28-June 7: High Society. June 11-21: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. June 25-July 5: Hello Dolly. July 9-26: Beauty and the Beast. July 30-Aug. 9: Sweet Charity. Aug. 13-23: Crazy for You. Aug. 27-Sept. 6: Meet Me in St. Louis. MHT II: Sept. 11-20: Footloose

Park Playhouse

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

Main Stage: July 14-Aug. 23: High School Musical. Park Playhouse II: Aug. 4-Aug. 16: Seussical Jr.


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

June 25-July 12: Forbidden Broadway. July 22-Aug. 9: Car Talk. Aug. 26-Sept. 13: Nowhere on the Border.

Theater Barn

Route 20, New Lebanon, 794-8989. Performances 8 PM Thu-Fri; 5, 8:30 PM Sat; 2 PM Sun.

June 19-28: Crossing Delancey. July 2-July 12: Leading Ladies. July 16-26: Veronica’s Room. July 30-Aug. 9: Zanna Don’t. Aug. 13-23: Romance Romance. Aug. 27-Sept. 6: Dirty Rotton Scoundrels.


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 17-27: St. Nicholas. July 1-18: Merton of the Movies. July 22-Aug. 8: The Hollow. Aug 12-29: Marry Me a Little.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

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

June 26-July 12: One Two Three. July 24-Aug. 9: Almost, Maine. Aug. 28-Sept. 13: The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

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 or

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 or

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, with an “Official Unofficial” afterparty. Free.

Through October: Woodstock Farm Festival. H. Houst & Son Hardware parking lot, 4 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock. A wide-range of locally grown produce, meats, and more, plus music, seasonal activities, and community information.

June 5-7: Black and Latino Gay Pride Celebration. Albany. A three-day celebration with film, dancing, vendors, and performers.

June 6: Art on Lark. Lark Street, Albany. Noon-5 PM. Visit Lark Street and enjoy hundreds of artists’ displays, Creative Chaos Zone, People’s Choice Art Show, and sidewalk chalk competition. 434-3861 or

June 6: Annual Outdoor Flea Market. Aunt Katie’s Attic, 7052 Route 5, Scotia. 9-4 PM. Live music, food, dancing, and more. 887-3026 or

June 11-14: Saratoga Arts Fest, Saratoga Springs. Celebration of music, dance, visual art, film, theatre, and literary art. More than 100 performances and exhibits.

June 12-14: The Violet Festival. Dolgeville. Art, music, flower show, parade, fireworks and more.

June 13: Arts and Crafts Fair. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake. 10-4 PM. 352-7715 or

June 13: Flag Day Health Fair. 7th Street Park, Hudson. 11-3 PM. Featuring kids’ activities, crafts, games with prizes, and health screenings for adults. 822-8820 ext. 102.

June 13: Outkasts Car Show. 1000 Acres Ranch Resort, Stony Creek. Street rods, antiques, muscle cars and motorcycles. Rain date June 14.

June 13: Rhythm on the Ridge. Maple Ski Ridge, 2725 Mariaville Road, Schenectady. All-day music festival, featuring regional musicians. 381-4700 or

June 13-14: 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 arts and crafts, music and food, rain or shine. 615-0446 or

June 14: 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 14: 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 Federal Street, and will feature airborne jugglers, stilt-walkers performing an array of feats on unicycles, and much more. 272-7396.

June 14: Local Food Festival. Indian Ladders Farms, 342 Altamont Road, Altamont. Featuring fabulous food grown and produced in the area. 765-9109 or

June 13-14: Zonta Country Faire. CNA parking lot, Glens Falls. Sat 10-5 PM; and Sun 10-4 PM. Homemade crafts, kiddie corner, food booth and raffle. 743-1844.

June 13-14 and 20-21: Bavarian Summerfest. Riedlbauer’s Resort, Round Top. This annual festival features Bavarian bands, kiddie rides, food, beverage and craft vendors throughout. 622-9584 or

June 14-28: SEEDS Festival. Earthdance, Pittsfield, Mass. “Somatic Experiments in Earth, Dance + Science,” film, dance, lecture, and more.

June 19: Celtic Fair. Jay Street Marketplace, Schenectady. Dancers, kids’ activities, food vendors, and more.

June 19-21: Juneteenth. Central Park, Schenectady: Celebration to mark the end of slavery. 346-1262 or

June 20: Troy River Street Festival. Downtown Troy. 10 AM-6 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. 273-0552.

June 20: Strawberry Fest. Upper Union Street, Schenectady. 10-3 PM. Trolley rides, pony rides, drawing, music, food and, of course, strawberries.

June 26-28: 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. or 765-2815.

June 26-28: Lake George Summerfest. Shepard Park, Lake George. 10 AM-6 PM. Festival includes arts and crafts show as well as live musical entertainment each day. 668-2688.

June 27: Chicken and Ribs BBQ. Maple Ski Ridge, 2725 Mariaville Road, Schenectady. Noon-7 PM. 381-4700 or

June 27-September: 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

Jun 27-28: Grand Encampment of the French and Indian War. Fort Ticonderoga. Reenactors depict French, Canadian, British, Provincial, and Native American forces coming together in this colorful recreation of the mid-18th-century struggle.

June 27-28: Round Lake Antique Festival. The Parks and Greens of the Village, Round Lake. 9 AM-5 PM. Features 250 vendors. 899-4094.

July 3-5: 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 4: All-American Independence Day Festival. Norman Rockwell Museum, Storckbridge, Mass. 11-3 PM. Featuring games, music, food, classic cars, and a game of catch. (413) 298-4100 ext. 221 or

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. 3-10 PM. Featuring live music, food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display.

July 4: July 4 Celebration. Roger’s Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. 7 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. Fireworks in the evening. 371-6667.

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

July 4: 4th of July Parade. Pittsfield, Mass. 10 AM. (413) 447-7763 or

July 4: Waterford Steamboat Meet. Canal front, Waterford. Fireworks and more. 9-9 PM.

July 4-Aug 16: 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 12: GE Kids Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. noon-5 PM.

July 15-19: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass. One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. (508) 347-2179.

July 10-12: SolarFest: The New England Renewable Energy Festival. Forget-Me-Not Farm, McNamara Road, Tinmouth, Vt. Featuring performers on two solar-powered stages, with keynote speaker Amy Goodman, and a number of workshops on sustainable living and renewable energy. (802) 235-2707 or

July 11: 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 11: Athens Street Festival. Riverfront Park and Second Street, Athens. All-day festival at 10 AM-dark (rain date July 12). 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 11-12: Craft Fair. Shaker Historic Site, near Albany Airport, Albany. 10 AM-4 PM. Crafters, tours, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. 456-7890.

July 12-18: Catskills Irish Arts Week. Sponsored by the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Route 145, East Durham. Traditional artists from all over the United States and Ireland, includes dance and music. 634-2286, (800) 434-3378,

July 14-19: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. 9 AM-midnight. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. or 885-9701.

July 16-18. Camp Bisco VIII. Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. Featuring over a dozen musical acts and plenty of non-musical activities.

July 17-18: Green River Festival. Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass. Music, crafts, food, dancing, and hot-air balloon rides.

July 18-19: Troy Pig Out. Downtown Troy. Sat 11-10 PM, Sun 11-3 PM. Featuring a barbeque competition, chef demonstrations, and live music.

July 23-26: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Dodds Farm, 44 County Route 7D, Hillsdale. Four stages of contemporary folk, and a huge dance tent.

July 31-Aug 2: Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival. Hildene Meadows, Manchester, Vt. 10 AM-5 PM. Live entertainment, beer and wine tent, and more.

Aug. 1: African-American Family Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Noon-7 PM. This annual community celebration and musical entertainment featuring the Chi-Lites with Shaun H. Mykals. 473-0559.

Aug. 1: Rockin’ the Ridge. Maple Ski Ridge, 2725 Mariaville Road, Schenectady. Featuring regional and local artists. To benefit the Alzheimer Association. 381-4700 or

Aug 2-21: Cooperstown Music Festival. Cooperstown. Concerts featuring performances by world-class musicians. or (877) 666-7421.

Aug. 7-8: Northeast Kingdom Music Festival. Chilly Ranch, Albany, Vt. Camping, community, culture, circus acts, poetry, performance, politics, and eclectic improvisational music on two stages.

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

Aug. 8-9: 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. 11-16: Altamont Fair. Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont. Three-county fair, free grandstand, three-ring circus, country music, exhibits, petting zoo, midway, contests and events. 861-6671.

Aug. 15-16: Age of Iron Weekend. Hancock Shaker Village, routes 41 and 20, Pittsfield, Mass. Blacksmithing! or (800) 834-9437.

Aug. 15-16: 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. 15-16: 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. 15-16: 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.15-16: Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show. Berkshire Botanical Garden, Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge, Mass. More than 90 exhibitors featuring ceramics, wood, jewelry, fine art, leather, furniture and fiber clothing. (413) 298-5200.

Aug. 18-23: Lake George Family Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George. This festival features crafts, entertainment, games and food galore. 668-5771.

Aug. 25: 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.

Aug. 27-Sept.7: 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. 29: 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

Sept 2-7. Columbia County Fair. Chatham. Crafts, petting zoo, rides, games, food and many other attractions. or 758-1811.

Farmers Markets

Amsterdam Farmers Market

Amsterdam Apartments, 53 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam

Thursdays, 9:30 AM-noon (opens July).

At The Warehouse/Albany Flea

20 Learned St., Albany

Sundays, 10 AM-4PM (opens June).

Ballston Spa Farmers Market

Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa

Thursdays, 3-6 PM; Saturdays 9 AM-noon (opens mid-June).

Cambridge Farmers Market

E. Main and Washington streets, Cambridge

Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM.

Canajoharie Farmers Market

Arkell Museum Parking Lot, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie

Saturdays, 10 AM-2 PM.

Capital District Farmers Market

Broadway (Route 32) and Route 378, Menands

Saturdays, 8 AM-1 PM; Sundays, noon-4 PM.

Central Avenue Farmers Market

parking lot of The Linda, Central Avenue and Quail Street, Albany

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM.

Chatham Farmers Market

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

Fridays, 4-7 PM (opens late June).

Clifton Park Farmers Market

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

Thursdays, 2-5 PM (opens July).

Cohoes Farmers Market

Municipal Parking Lot, Remsen St., Cohoes

Fridays, 4-7 PM (opens mid June).

Delaware Area Neighborhood Farmers Market

St. James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany

Tuesdays, 4-7 PM (opens late June).

Delmar Farmers Market

First United Methodist Church, 428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar.

Tuesdays, 2:30-6 PM.

Downtown Albany Farmers Market

Maiden Lane, 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.

Fort Edward Farmers Market

Broadway Bowl 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-1 PM (opens in July).

Greenwich Farmers Market

Former IGA Lot, Main Street, Greenwich

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

Hudson Falls Farmers Market

Sutherland Farms, 190 Lower Dix Ave., Hudson Falls

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

Middle Granville Farmers Market

Chapman Store parking lot, off Route 22A, Granville

Mondays, 2-5 PM.

Queensbury Farmers Market

Elks Lodge, 23 Cronin Road, Queensbury

Mondays, 3-6 PM.

Salem Farmers Market

Town Park, Route 22, Salem

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

Saratoga Farmers Market

High Rock Park, High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs

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

Schenectady Farmers Market

in front of City Hall, Jay Street, Schenectady

Thursdays, 9 AM-2 PM.

Schenectady Greenmarket

around City Hall, Jay Street, Schenectady

Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM.

Troy Little Italy Farmers Market

Hill Street (between Washington and Liberty streets), Troy

Wednesdays, 3-6 PM.

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

Healey Park, 433 River Street, Troy

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM.

Whitehall Farmers Market

The Boulevard (Park) at Canal Street, Whitehall

Tuesdays, 2 PM-5 PM (opens early July).


Albany All Stars Roller Derby

Washington Avenue Armory, 195 Washington Ave., Albany, 694-7160.

June 12: Skyland Roller Derby.

Hellions of Troy Roller Derby

Frear Park, Lavin Court and Park Boulevard, Troy, 269-2103.

June 6: Assault City Roller Derby

June 20: Eastern PA Crushbunnies

July 18: The Slaughter Daughters

Aug. 15: Coal City Roller Derby

Sept. 19: The Montreal Sexpos

Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Baseball

Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, 629-2287.

June 20: Oneonta Tigers

June 25-27: Lowell Spinners

June 28-30: Vermont Lake Monsters

July 4-6: Brooklyn Cyclones

July 10: Oneonta Tigers

July 12: Oneonta Tigers

July 14-16: State College Spikes

July 20-22: Aberdeen Ironbirds

July23-24: Oneonta Tigers

July 27-28: Lowell Spinners

Aug. 1: Oneonta Tigers

Aug. 3: Oneonta Tigers

Aug. 4-6: Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Aug. 11-13: Hudson Valley Renegades

Aug. 21: Staten Island Yankees

Aug. 22-23: Vermont Lake Monsters

Aug. 28-29: Staten Island Yankees

Aug. 30-31: Aberdeen Ironbirds

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