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9 Maple Avenue

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

6/18: Tim Olsen Quartet. 6/19: Benoit, Savage & Borello Band. 6/25: Jill Hughes. 6/26: Ted McKenzie Quartet.

Bearsville Theater

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

6/18: Marco Benevento Trio, Charlie Hunter. 6/19: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet. 6/20: Adrian Belew, Joey Eppard. 6/24: Zappa Plays Zappa. 6/26: Babe the Blue Ox, Johnny Society, the Mommyheads, Ida. 6/26: Tosh 1, We Must Be. 7/3: Grizzly Adamz. 7/8: the Lee Boys. 7/9: Jakob Dylan and Three Legs. 7/20: Langhorne Slim, the Low Anthem. 7/29: Yim Yames, Ben Sollee, and Daniel Martin Moore. 8/26: Medeski, Martin and Wood. 8/28: 3, Terrible Things.

Caffe Lena

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

6/18: the Fighting 86s. 6/19: Lucy Kaplansky. 6/20: Dan Bern. 6/23: Sam Whitehouse Duo. 6/25: Yarn. 6/26: Roy Hurd, Frank Orsini and Meadow. 7/9: Kevin Welch. 7/10: Voices Remembered: A Tribute to Steve Goodman, Kate Wolf, Dave Carter and Stan Rogers. 7/16: Red Lion. 7/17: Jack Williams. 7/18: the Greencards. 7/24: Woods Tea Company. 7/30: Boreal Tordu. 7/31: Richard Shindell. 8/6: Jamcrackers. 8/7: Session Americana. 8/13: Chandler Travis Philharmonic. 8/20: Bill Staines. 8/21: Aztec Two-Step. 8/22: the Flipsydz. 8/27: Sonny & Perley.

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, Mass., 413-586-8686,

6/18: Chris Botti. 6/25: Mary Chapin Carpenter. 7/13: Natalie Merchant. 7/20: Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys, Kathleen Edwards. 8/20: Natalie MacMaster. 9/21: Broken Social Scene.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia St., Hudson, 828-4800,

7/10: Grupo Fantasmo. 7/24: Eilen Jewell.

Colonial Theatre

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

6/17: Los Lonely Boys. 6/27: Young @ Heart Chorus. 6/29: Rosanne Cash. 7/10: Bruce in the USA. 7/30: Ricky Nelson Remembered with Matthew and Gunnar Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band. 8/7: Catie Curtis, Jonatha Brooke. 8/21: Blue: The Music of Joni Mitchell. 8/27: Ute Lemper.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845,

6/24: Mary Chapin Carpenter. 6/25: Johnny Winter, James Cotton. 7/3: Steve Hackett and Renaissance. 7/14: Joan Armatrading. 7/30: Steve Earle, Hot Tuna. 8/1: Doc Watson with Richard Watson and David Holt. 8/6: George Thorogood and the Destroyers. 8/11: John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers. 9/12: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Guy Davis.

Paramore at Glens Falls Civic Center.

Glens Falls Civic Center

1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, 798-0202.

Aug. 1: Paramore, Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory, Kadawatha. Aug. 11: Slayer, Megadeath, Testament.

Guthrie Center

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

6/18-19: Country Joe McDonald. 6/25: The Songs of Richard and Mimi Farina with Caroline Doctorow. 7/26: Angel Band. 7/2: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. 7/3: Milton. 7/9-10: Jonathan Edwards. 7/16-17: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. 7/23: Richard Shindell. 7/24: John Gorka. 7/30-31: Jimmy Webb. 8/6: Work O’ The Weavers. 8/7: Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. 8/13: Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem. 8/14: Lucy Kaplansky. 8/20: Aztec Two Step. 8/21: Stonehoney. 8/27-28: Tom Paxton. 9/3-4: Christine Lavin and Don White.

The Icehouse

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

6/17: Ten Year Vamp. 6/18: Green. 6/19: Tailspin. 6/25: JT Maple Trio. 6/26: the Remainders. 7/2: Audiostars. 7/3: Tailspin. 7/9: the Remainders. 7/10: IMI. 7/15: Ten Year Vamp. 7/17: Green. 7/23: JT Maple Trio. 7/24: the Remainders. 7/29: Ten Year Vamp. 7/30: Jocamo. 7/31: Green. 8/5: Ten Year Vamp. 8/6: Gravity. 8/7: the Remainders. 8/12: Jocamo. 8/13: Green. 8/14: the Remainders. 8/19: Ten Year Vamp. 8/20: Ill Funk Ensemble. 8/21: Gravity. 8/27: Jocamo. 8/28: Green. 8/29: IMI. 9/2: Audiostars. 9/3: Gravity. 9/4: the Remainders. 9/10: Ill Funk Ensemble. 9/11: Green.

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686,

6/17: Jose James/Jef Neve Duo. 6/17: Josiah Wolf, Chocolate Horse. 6/18: Tift Merritt. 6/19: Muswell Hillbillies Live. 6/19: Danny Pease and the Regulators. 6/20: Samantha Crain, Truth and Salvage Co., Haunt. 6/21: Sam Amidon. 6/22: James Hunter Band. 6/23: Coco Montoya, Eva Cappelli and the Watershops Band. 6/24: Greg Laswell, Harper Blynn. 6/25: Shemekia Copeland. 6/25: Apse, Client #9. 6/26: Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas. 6/27: Adrian Belew. 7/2: Pure Prairie League. 7/3: the The Band Band. 7/8: the Heavy Pets. 7/9: John Eddie. 7/10: Jill Sobule, Julia Sweeney. 7/11: Amos Lee, Mutlu. 7/15: Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys. 7/14: Bear in Heaven, Twin Sister. 7/15: Suckers. 7/16: Albert Cummings. 7/18: Clem Snide, the Heligoats. 7/19: Langhorne Slim. 7/24: Loudon Wainwright III. 7/28: Andy McKee. 7/29: Frazey Ford. 7/30: Justin Townes Earle. 8/2: Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, Dawes. 8/13: Jane Monheit Group. 8/14: Debbie Davies Band. 8/15: Cherryholmes. 8/16: Beth Orton. 8/24: John Lee Hooker Jr. 8/25: Chris Barron. 8/27: Lady Sasquatch. 9/3: Geoff Muldaur, Jim Kweskin. 9/4: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women. 9/6: Tortoise. 9/8: Wayne “The Train” Hancock.

The Linda

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

6/19: Adrian Belew.


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

6/18: Roomful of Teeth. 6/26: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. 7/2: Richie Havens. 7/10: Dave Hill. 7/14-31: Bang on a Can Festival. 7/17: the Ukuladies. 7/24: the Music of George Crumb. 7/31: Bang on a Can Marathon. 8/7: Uncle Rock. 8/7: Clare and the Reasons. 8/13-15: Solid Sound Festival with Wilco, the Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, Pronto, Nels Cline Singers, Avi Buffalo, Mavis Staples, Sir Richard Bishop, Vetiver, Mountain Man, Brenda, the Books, the Deep Blue Organ Trio. 8/28: Califone. 9/4: Meta and the Cornerstones.

Mountain Park

Route 5, Holyoke, Mass., (413) 586-8686,

6/27: moe., Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau Band. 7/21: Counting Crows, Augustana. 7/24: the Flaming Lips, Stardeath and White Dwarfs. 8/8: Willie Nelson and Family. 8/11: MGMT, Violens. 8/15: Gov’t Mule, Jackie Greene. 8/25: My Morning Jacket.

Northern Lights

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

6/19: Skinless, Burning Human, Wasteform, Israfel, Circle Nine. 6/21: Thrice, Kevin Devine, Bad Veins, the Dig. 6/22: Ted Nugent. 7/7: Ed Kowalczyk. 7/8: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. 7/9: Minus the Bear. 7/12: Attack! Attack!, Parkway Drive, Pierce the Veil, Confide, Rick Whispers. 7/26: Shadows Fall, Chimaira, Winds of Plague. 7/27: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. 8/10: Public Enemy. 9/13: Cake.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663,

7/7: Melissa Etheridge. 9/7: Jackson Browne, David Lindley.

The Parting Glass

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

6/18: Rhett Tyler. 6/19: Hair of the Dog. 6/25: Jeff Strange. 6/26: Forthlin Road.

Pearl Street

10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686,

6/18: Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Morris. 7/11: Titus Andronicus, Hallelujah the Hills. 7/24: Mat Kearney. 7/25: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, We Are Each Other. 7/31: Rebelution. 8/14: Deerhunter, Kurt Vile, K Holes.

Putnam Den

63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 584-8066,

7/16: Paranoid Social Club, the Suggestions.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 432-8584,

6/17: Sean Price. 6/18: the Chronicles, the Get Down. 6/19: JP and Crooked Toe, Ben Karis-Nix, the Big Show Band. 6/24: Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble. 6/25: Timbre Coup, Dopapod. 6/26: Alta Mira, Emerald City Lights, the Tins, Boyish Good Looks. 7/2-3: Beat Shot Music Festival.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 583-0022,

6/19-20: Phish. 7/3: Chicago, the Doobie Brothers. 7/22: Goo Goo Dolls, Switchfoot, the Spill Canvas. 7/23: Rush. 7/24: Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker. 7/26: Celtic Woman. 7/30: Maroon 5. 7/31: Sting. 8/1: O.A.R., Citizen Cope. 8/8: John Mayer, Train. 8/25: Creed. 8/27: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Crosby Stills and Nash.

The Stockade Inn

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

6/17: Pat DiCesare. 6/24: Francesca Tanksley. 6/25: Ian MacDonald.


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

7/2: Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra with Idina Menzel and Doc Severinson. 7/3-5: James Taylor, Carole King. 8/9: Herbie Hancock. 9/1: Crosby Stills and Nash.

Times Union Center

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

7/17: American Idols Live. 8/25: Justin Bieber, Sean Kingston, Jessica Jarrell. 9/2: Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

The Van Dyck

237 Union St., Schenectady, 348-7999,

6/18: Doña Oxford.


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

6/17: Moraine, Elf Project. 6/18: Strike Anywhere, Bane, Touche Amore, Lowtalker. 6/18: Hell Bent. 6/18: Plastic Jesus, Jetty Boys, Roman Line, Bourbon Scum. 6/19: Honeycreeper, Shinobi Ninja, Jack Move. 6/19: Mirk and the New Familiars, Tweed McGee. 6/21: Burning Streets, Dead Aces, Slackjaw. 6/25: Maaze. 6/26: Kitty Little, Scientific Maps split 7” record release, Complicated Shirt. 7/9-10: the Devil Wears Prada, Miss May I, Your Demise. 7/12: Titus Andronicus, Hallelujah the Hills, Beware! The Other Head of Science.

Vapor Nightclub

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

6/18: Wylder. 6/19: Parrotbeach. 6/25: the Big Smoothies. 6/26: Total Soul.




Adirondack Homegrown Music Festival

Bandstand, Shepard Park, Lake George, 928-0170.

8/14: Center Of Detention, Pillowhead, Evil TV, the Third Figure, Capital Zen, Adam Brockway, Flakjacket, the Woodshed Boys.

The Big Up

Sunnyview Farm, 140 Arch Bridge Road, Ghent,

8/5-7: Raq, Telepath, OTT, Emancipator, Kung Fu, Sugarproof, Marco Benevento Trio, Roots Of Creation, the Indobox, the Breakfast, MacPodz, Dirty Paris, Timbre Coup, Positive Mental Trip, more.

Camp Bisco 9

Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville,

7/13-15: Disco Biscuits, LCD Soundsystem, Ween, Thievery Corporation, Girl Talk, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Major Lazer, the New Deal, Diplo, Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious), Earl Greyhound, C-mon & Kypski, Spiritual Rez, the Album Leaf, Rubblebucket Orchestra, more.

Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival

Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, (845) 418-3596,

6/19-20: Buckwheat Zydeco, Pete Seeger, Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, Keller Williams, Joan Osbourne, Mike Doughty, Rhett Miller, Dan Bern, Donna the Buffalo, more.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Dodds Farm, 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, (866) 325-2744,

7/23-25: John Gorka, the Kennedys, Vance Gilbert, Red Molly, Dala, Seth Glier, Eliza Gilkyson, the Ebony Hillbillies, We’re About 9, Notorious, Jimmy LaFave, more.

Al Jarreau at Freihofer’s Jazz Festival at SPAC.

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3300,

6/26-27: Freihofer’s Jazz Festival with Gladys Knight, Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio, Taj Mahal, Al Di Meola, Ramsey Lewis and Ahmad Jamal, more.

Green River Festival

Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, Mass., (413) 775-1000.

7/17-18: Cake, Calexico, Old Crow Medicine Show, Allen Toussaint, the Felice Brothers, the Low Anthem, more.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

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

7/15-18: Del McCoury, Donna the Buffalo, the Greencards, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, the Gibson Brothers, Kathy Mattea, John Kirk, Trish Miller and Ed Lowman, more.

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance

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

6/25-27: Old Songs Festival of Music and Dance with the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Paul McKenna Band, James Keelaghan Trio, Madcat and Kane, Elizabeth LaPrelle and the Fruit Dodgers, Moscow Nights Trio, Babik, Alan Kaufman and the A-Ks, Kim and Reggie Harris, Matt and Shannon Heaton, Groovemama, more.

Warren County Summerfest

Chester Municipal Center, Chestertown, 494-2722,

6/10: Quickstep: John Kirk, Trish Miller, Ed Lowman and Sara Milonovich, more.

WGNA CountryFest

Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont,

7/10: WGNA Countryfest with Blake Shelton, Gretchen Wilson, Jason Michael Carroll, David Nail, Chuck Wicks, the JaneDear Girls.


Free Concerts

Alive at Five Concert Series

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

6/17: Gregg Rolie, the Foy Brothers. 6/24: Boyz II Men, Soul Session. 7/1: Gin Blossoms, Ten Year Vamp. 7/8: the Ruffians, the Town Pants. 7/15: Gloria Gaynor, Solid Smoke. 7/22: Eddie Money, Tom Healey Band. 7/29: Who’s Bad?, the Big Smoothies. 8/5: Fran Cosmo, Crossfire.

Freedom Park Concerts

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

6/19: the Blisterz. 6/20: Happy Daze. 6/23: Alan Payette Band. 6/26: Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 6/30: New York Players. 7/2: Hillbilly Horns. 7/3: Air National Guard Band. 7/7: Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band. 7/8: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/10: Ernie Williams. 7/14: Soul Session. 7/17: Grant Austin Taylor. 7/18: Jill Hughes. 7/21: the Audiostars. 7/22: Scotia-Glenville Community Band. 7/24: Chris Shaw and Kevin McKrell. 7/25: Route Fifty 5. 7/28: Joey Thomas Big Band. 7/31: Storm Front. 8/1: Maria Zemantauski and Alegria featuring Taina Asili. 8/4: the Lustre Kings. 8/7: Sensemaya. 8/11: the Refrigerators. 8/14: Dyer Switch. 8/15: TS Ensemble. 8/18: Electric City Chorus. 8/25: Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra.

Jazz on Jay

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

6/17: Joe Finn. 6/24: Jazz Machine. 7/1: Sketches of Influence. 7/8: Tommy Verrigni. 7/15: Michael Benedict. 7/22: the Chronicles. 7/29: John McIntosh. 8/5: Keith Pray. 8/12: Sensemaya. 8/19: Mo Rancourt. 8/26: Sonny & Perley.

Powers Park Concert Series

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

7/10: Cryin’ Out Loud. 7/17: Al Bruno. 7/24: Blue Hand Luke. 7/31: Renee Lussier and Branchwater. 8/7: Four. 8/14: Solid Smoke. 8/21: the Greyhounds.

Rockin’ on the River

Front Street, Troy, 727-9786.

6/23: Unforgettable Fire. 6/30: Solid Smoke with the Mount Olive Gospel Choir. 7/7: Hair of the Dog. 7/14: Aquanett. 7/21: Albert Cummings. 7/28: 40 Oz. to Freedom. 8/4: Ryan Cabrera. 8/11: Super 400. 8/18: Urban Sun. 8/25: Blue Hand Luke.

Summer Sounds of Salem

Gazebo, Main Street, Salem, 854-9296.

6/19: Al and Kathy Bain. 6/26: Blueprint. 7/3: Smokey Greene. 7/10: Zuela. 7/17: Ramblin Jug Stompers. 7/24: Bob Beaver. 7/31: Moe Harrington/White Chapel Band. 8/7: Dana and Susan Robinson. 8/14: Red Haired Strangers. 8/21: Bluegrassic Park. 8/28: Rachel Cuite Trio. 9/4: Saloonatics.

WEQX Pearl-Palooza

North Pearl and Pine streets, Albany,

7/3: Rusted Root, We Are Scientists, Civil Twilight, Locksley.



Aston Magna Festival

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

June 18 (Bard, 8 PM); June 19 (Simon’s Rock, 6 PM): The Virtuoso Violin: Bach’s Three Partitas for Solo Violin. June 25 (Bard, 8 PM); June 26 (Simon’s Rock, 6 PM): Completely Mozart. July 9 (Bard, 8 PM); July 10 (Simon’s Rock, 6 PM): Early Italian Comic Opera. July 16 (Bard, 8 PM); July 17 (Simon’s Rock, 6 PM): 17th-Century Italian Art and Music: What Artemisia Heard.

Bard Music Festival: Berg and His World

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

Aug. 13-15: Berg and Vienna. Aug. 20-22: Berg the European.

Carillon Concert Series

Albany City Hall, Albany. Enjoy the bells from the parks near City Hall. All concerts at 1 PM. 434-8036.

June 20: Charles Semowich. June 27: Amy Heebner. July 4: Daniel Kehoe. July 11: Hans Hielscher. July 18: Marcel Siebers. July 25: Jon Lehrer. Aug. 1: George Matthew, Jr.

Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle

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

June 19: Dolce Suono Trio. June 26: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio.

Glimmerglass Opera

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

July 9-Aug. 24: Puccini’s Tosca. July 10-Aug. 21: Copland’s The Tender Land. July 17-Aug. 22: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. July 18-Aug. 23: Handel’s Tolomeo.

Lake George Opera at Saratoga

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

July 8-18: Bizet’s Carmen. July 9-17: Donizetti’s Viva la Mamma (Le Convenienze ed Inconvenienze Teatrali).

Marcella Sembrich Concert Series

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. Other venues as noted. This season celebrates the music of Samuel Barber.

June 19 (2 PM): Young Performers Showcase. June 23 (1:30 PM): Seagle Colony Singers season preview. June 26 (7:30 PM): Lake George Opera Apprentices. July 7 (1:30 PM): Silver Bay Ensemble. July 10 (7:30 PM): Soprano Megan Weston and pianist Michael Fennelly. July 16 (10 AM, Bolton Central School): Jack and the Beanstalk children’s opera. July 17 (7:30 PM): The Davydov/Fanning Duo. July 24 (7:30 PM): Resonanz. July 31 (7:30 PM): Hyperion String Quartet, pianist Sarah Leibowitz, baritone Christopher Herbert. Aug. 7 (7:30 PM): Pianist Christopher Johnson, From Beethoven to Barber. Aug. 11 (7:30 PM): Bel Canto Singers. Aug. 15 (7:30 PM): Philadelphia Orchestra Wind Players. Aug. 20 (7:30, location TBA): Cantores Minores. Aug. 28 (7:30 PM): Mezzo-soprano Mary Ann McCormick. Sept. 4 (7:30 PM): Lyric Consort, An Evening of American Choral Music. Sept. 15 (7 PM): Hyperion String Quartet.

Maverick Concert Series

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

June 27 (4 PM): Tokyo String Quartet. July 4 (4 PM): Shanghai Quartet. July 10 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with Elizabeth Mitchell and Family. July 11 (4 PM): Parker Quartet with pianist Shai Wosner. July 17 (11 AM): Young People’s Concert with Imani Winds. July 17 (6 PM): Woodstock Legends perform Indian classical music. July 18 (4 PM): Imani Winds. July 24 (6 PM): Pianist Pedja Muzijevic. July 25 (4 PM): Trio Solisti. July 31 (8 PM): Benefit concert for Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild with Steve Reich and So Percussion. Aug. 1 (4 PM): Pianist Lara St. John. Aug. 7 (11 AM) Young People’s Concert with Garry Kvistad and Bill Cahn. Aug. 7 (6 PM): Opus Two. Aug. 8 (4 PM): Miró Quartet. Aug. 14 (6 PM): Soprano Maria Jette and pianist Alan Murchie. Aug. 15 (4 PM): Amernet String Quartet with baritone Michael Chioldi. Aug. 22 (4 PM): Ebène Quartet of Paris. Aug. 28 (6 PM): Maverick Chamber Players. Aug. 29 (4 PM): Borromeo String Quartet with pianist Judith Gordon.

Music From Salem

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

July 10 (8 PM): Peter Matzka, Judith Eissenberg, violins; Lila Brown, viola; Rhonda Rider, cello; Judith Gordon, piano. Works by Beethoven, Brahms, John Williams. July 18 (2 PM): Fenwick Smith, flute; Katie Lansdale, violin; Lila Brown, viola; Kari Ravnan, cello; Nina Tichman, piano. Works by Milhaud, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven. Aug. 7 (8 PM): Joe Donahue, narrator; Ariadne Daskalakis, violin; Lila Brown, viola; David Russell, cello; Judith Gordon, piano. Works by Poulenc, Beethoven, Schumann. Aug. 15 (2 PM): Jorja Fleezanis, Meesun Hong, violins; Lila Brown, viola; Rhonda Rider, cello; Judith Gordon, Karl Paulnack, piano. Works by Copland, Beethoven, Bloch.

Resonanz Opera

Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River St., Troy, 273-0552.

Aug. 5-7 (7:30 PM); Aug. 8 (2 PM): The Dialogues of the Camelites.

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.

Sarah Chang with the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC.

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Main stage. Orchestral performances take place at 8 PM unless noted. The majority of concerts feature conductor Charles Dutoit, who is in his final summer season at SPAC.

Aug. 4: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma; Strauss, Elgar, Stravinsky. Aug. 5: Vocalists Christiane Noll and Doug LeBrecque; Broadway Night. Aug. 6: Narrator Alec Baldwin, pianist Kirill Gerstein; Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, Glinka, Liszt, Stravinsky. Aug. 7: Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and vocal soloists; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mozart. Aug. 11: Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; all-Gershwin program. Aug. 12: Charles Dutoit and Chantal Juillet farewell concert; Shostakovich, Korngold, Debussy, Respighi. Aug. 13: Cirque de la Symphonie with jugglers, trapeze artists. Aug. 14: Pianist Andre Watts; Barber, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 18: Violinist Sarah Chang; Barber, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky. Aug. 19: Wicked Divas night. Aug. 20: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson; Rachmaninoff, Dvorák, Musorgsky. Aug. 21: Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili; Tchaikovsky Spectacular.

Saratoga Chamber Music Festival

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

Aug. 2: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio; Beethoven, Shostakovich, Brahms. Aug. 3: Violinist Sarah Chang; Ravel, Fauré, Franck. Aug. 9: Pianists Kirill Gerstein, Jean-Yves Thibaudet; Schumann, Dohanyi, Fauré. Aug. 10: Wister Quartet; Mozart, Tchaikovsky. Aug. 15: Pianist Andre Watts; Chopin, Schubert, Liszt, Brahms. Aug. 17: The Ebène Quartet; Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven.


Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-5165 or The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of various conductors this season, along with a variety of visiting artists, in the Koussevitzky Music Shed or Ozawa Hall.

July 2 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Pops Orchestra, Idina Menzal, Doc Severinsen. July 5 (2 PM, Ozawa) Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra. July 6 (8 PM, Ozawa): Emerson String Quartet; Bach, Mozart. July 9 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Mahler. July 10 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO; all-Beethoven program. July 11 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Pinchas Zukerman; Mozart, Strauss. July 12 (8 PM, Ozawa): TMC Orchestra; Bach, Schubert, Carter, Strauss. July 14 (8 PM, Ozawa): Boston Symphony Chamber Players; Mozart, Villa-Lobos, Gandolfi, Brahms. July 15 (8 PM, Ozawa): Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. July 16 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Stravinsky, Mozart. July 17 (8:30 PM, Shed): TMC Orchestra, American Boychoir; Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. July 18 (2:30 PM, Shed): Boston Pops, Arlo Guthrie, Alec Baldwin. July 21 (8 PM, Ozawa): Benjamin Bagby. July 22 (8 PM, Ozawa): Pieter Wispelwey, cello. July 23 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO; all-Mozart program. July 24 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Peter Serkin; all-Brahms program. July 25 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO; all-Strauss program. July 25 (8 PM, Ozawa): TMC Orchestra. July 29 (8 PM, Ozawa): Matthias Goerne, Andreas Haefliger. July 30 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Kirill Gerstein. July 31 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, soprano Hei-Kyung Hong; Berg, Strauss, Mahler. Aug. 1 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Yo-Yo Ma. Aug. 3 (8:30 PM, Shed): Tanglewood on Parade. Aug. 5 (8 PM, Ozawa): Mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink. Aug. 6 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, pianist Richard Goode. Aug. 7 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Hilary Hahn. Aug. 8 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, violinist Arabella Steinbacher. Aug. 8 (8:30 PM, Shed): Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble. Aug. 10 (8 PM, Ozawa): Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Aug. 13 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, flautist Elizabeth Rowe, cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Aug. 14 (8:30 PM, Shed): Boston Pops’ Film Night at Tanglewood. Aug. 15 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Jean-Yves Thibaudet; Gershwin, Berstein, Schuller. Aug. 18 (8 PM, Ozawa): Australian Chamber Orchestra. Aug. 19 (8 PM, Ozawa): Ebène String Quartet. Aug. 20 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Dawn Upshaw; Mozart, Canteloube, Golijov, Ravel. Aug. 21 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Joshua Bell. Aug. 22 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Gil Shaham. Aug. 24, Aug. 26 (8 PM, Ozawa): Garrick Ohlsson; all-Chopin programs. Aug. 27 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Poulenc, Holst. Aug. 28 (8:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Emanuel Ax; Brahms, Dvorák. Aug. 29 (2:30 PM, Shed): BSO, Tanglewood Festival Chorus and solo vocalists; Bach, Beethoven.

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 19: An Evening of Brazilian Music with flautist Paula Robinson, guitarist Romero Lubambo, percussionist Cyro Baptista. July 3: Pianist Jeremy Denk; Bach, Liszt. July 31: Pianist Kirill Gerstein; Bach, Chopin, Schumann. Aug. 14: Mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux, pianist Craig Rutenberg; Berlioz, Rossini, Hayden, Fauré, more. Sept. 4: Jennifer Frautschi (violin), Eric Ruske (horn), Pedja Muzijevic (piano); Beethoven, Schoenberg, Liszt, Czerny.

Windham Chamber Music Festival

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

July 10: Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra. Sept. 4: Violinist Elmar Oliveira.



Bard College

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

Bard SummerScape: July 8-10: Trisha Brown Dance Company.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble 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 19: Season Opening Gala. June 23-27: Nina Ananiashvili & the State Ballet of Georgia. June 30-July 4: Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal. July 7-11: Barak Marshall’s MONGER. July 14-18: Armitage GONE! Dance. July 21-25: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. July 28-Aug. 1: CND2. Aug. 4-8: Trey McIntyre Project. Aug. 11-15: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Aug. 18-22: The Göteborg Ballet. Aug. 22: A Jazz Happening. Aug. 25-29: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

Doris Duke Theatre: June 23-27: Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. June 30-July 4: Camille A. Brown and Dancers. July 7-11: Shantala Shivalingappa. July 14-18: Pichet Klunchun Dance Company. July 21-25: Jacoby & Pronk and Dancers. July 28-Aug. 1: Monica Bill Barnes & Company. Aug. 4-8: Trey McIntyre Project. Aug. 11-15: Kyle Abraham/ Aug. 18-22: Lucy Guerin Inc. Aug. 25-29: The Vanaver Caravan.

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 6 (8 PM): Fancy Free, Red Angels, Barber Violin Concerto, Who Cares?. July 7 (8 PM): A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 8 (2 PM): A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 8 (8 PM): La Source, Fancy Free, Who Cares?. July 9 (8 PM): Divertimento No. 15, Red Angels, Barber Violin Concerto, Fancy Free. July 10 (2 PM): A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 10 (8 PM): New Ratmansky Ballet, New Wheeldon Ballet. July 13 (8 PM): N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz, In the Night, The Concert. July 14 (8 PM): The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, New Ratmansky Ballet. July 15 (2 PM): Divertimento No. 15, Red Angels, Barber Violin Concerto, New Wheeldon Ballet. July 15 (8 PM): La Source, After the Rain, Stravinsky Violin Concerto. July 16 (8 PM): N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz, In the Night, The Concert. July 17 (2 PM): The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, After the Rain, Stravinsky Violin Concerto. July 17 (8 PM): Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Divertimento No. 15.


Art & Exhibits

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

Through June 27: Tomorrow’s Masters Today. June 19-Oct. 3: Ransoming Matthew Brady: Re-Imagining the Civil War. Through December 2010: Hudson River Panorama: 400 Years of History, Art and Culture.

Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library

Canajoharie, 673-2314.

June 19-Through Oct. 3: Reflections on Water in American Painting. Ongoing: Arkell’s Inspiration: The Marketing of Beech-Nut and Art for the People.


71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls, 793-9350.

June 19-July 24: An Artist’s Journey: Paintings by Ann Larsen.

Boght Arts Center

583 Boght Road, Cohoes, 785-ARTS.

Through Aug. 27: Vision and Visage: Portraits from Life and Imagination.

Broadway Arts Center

Arcade Building, 488 Broadway, Albany, 489-0866.

Through June 30: Clay Broads on Broadway.

Brookside Museum

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

Through July 31: Sharon Miller Equine Art.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.

Through July 5: Dots, Lines and Figures.

CCS Bard Galleries/Hessel Museum

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

June 26-Dec. 19: At Home/Not At Home: Works From the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg. June 26-Sept. 26: Philippe Parreno.

Center for Photography at Woodstock

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

Through Aug. 29: Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny. Through Aug. 29: Photography Now 2010: Either/And.

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 23: Constable and After: Sir Edwin Manton and the British Landscape. Through Sept. 12: Picasso Looks at Degas. Through Oct. 17: Juan Muñoz.

Clement Art Gallery

201 Broadway, Troy, 272-6811.

Through June 24: Gary Shankman: A Quarter-Century of Painting.

Columbia-Greene Community College

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

Through Aug. 27: Student Art Show.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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

June 29-Sept. 26: An Exquisite Vision: The Art of Elisabeth Zweger.

Esther Massry Gallery

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

Through Sept. 3: Art + Design Faculty Show.

Fenimore Art Museum

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

Through Sept. 6: In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers. Through Dec. 31: John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women. Through Dec. 31: Watermark: Michele Harvey & Glimmerglass.

Galerie BMG

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

Through June 28: Keith Carter, By Twilight.

Hudson Opera House

327 Warren St., Hudson, 822-1438.

Through Aug. 14: Local Self Portraits.

Andrew Wyeth: An American Legend at The Hyde Collection.

The Hyde Collection

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

Through Sept. 5: Andrew Wyeth: An American Legend.

John Davis Gallery

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

Through June 20: Andrew Dunhill: New Work.

Lake George Arts Project

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

July 10-Aug. 13: Kathleen Ann Thum.

Local Color Art Gallery

961 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, 786-6557.

Through June 30: Of Fruit & Flowers.

Mabee Farm Historic Site

1080 Main St., Rotterdam Junction, 877-5073.

Through Sept. 25: Whatsits.


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

Through Oct. 31: Gravity Is a Force To Be Reckoned With. Through Feb. 2011: Everything That Rises Must Converge. Through Feb. 2011: Material World. Through Nov. 2033: Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective.

McGreevy Prolab & ProPress

376 Broadway, Albany, 426-1039.

Through July 30: Mélange Incongru Photographique Redux.

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.

New York State Military Museum

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

Ongoing: Picturing Battle: Memories of War, Art of Thurlstrup, U.S. Army Signal Corps and Steve Jordan, Dewitt Clinton Falls: Uniform of the National Guard.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through Sept. 6: Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Through Oct. 31: Focus on Nature XI. Through March 2011: Citizen Soldier.

Nicole Fiacco Gallery

336 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5090.

Through June 12: Myths of the Near Future.

Norman Rockwell Museum

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

Through Oct. 31: A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio. Through Oct. 31: William Steig: Love and Laughter. July 3-Oct. 31: Rockwell and the Movies. Through Nov. 27: Norman Rockwell and the Boy Scouts.

North Main Gallery

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

Through July 31: New Work.

Opalka Gallery

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

Through July 31: Ransoming Matthew Brady: Searching for Celebrity.

Salem Art Works

Cary Lane, Salem, 854-7674.

Through June 27: Donna Wynbrandt: Solo Exhibit. Ongoing: Marcel Donaj Photography. Through Oct. 31: Cary Hill Sculpture Park. July 25: The Screens Project. July 31-Aug. 22: SAW Collaborative Exhibit. Aug. 28-Sept. 19: Bryony Graham: Porch Pieces.

Sanctuary for Independent Media

3361 6th Ave., Troy, 272-2390.

Through June 26: 30 Years of the Art of World War 3 Illustrated.

Sand Lake Center for the Arts

2880 Route 43, Averill Park, 674-2007.

Through June 30: School Lunch: Paintings by Lisa Weinblatt.

Saratoga Automobile Museum

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

Ongoing: NYSSCA Hall of Fame; Racing in New York.

Saratoga County Arts Council

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

Through July 31: The Space Within: Marjorie Derrick + Ben Schwab.

Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium

Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.

Ongoing: FETCH! Lab.

Schick Art Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.

Through June 27: The Figure Five Ways.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

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

Through Aug. 22: For You. Through Aug. 31: Opener 19: Los Carpinteros. July 17-Feb. 2011: Suzanne Bocenegra: I Write the Songs. July 17-April 2011: Opener 20 Paula Hayes: Understory.

Terra Nova Gallery

409 River St., Troy, 833-0504.

Through June 22: Edges and Undercurrents.

Visions Gallery

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

Through June 25: Playing With Dolls at 70. Through June 25: Sacred Moments.

Williams College Museum of Art

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

Through July 25: Remington’s Bronco Buster: From Art Icon to Pop Icon. Through Aug. 1: Tradition and Transition: Recent Chinese Art From the Collection. Through Aug. 8: Tristan Lowe: Mocha Dick. Through Oct. 31: Works as Progress/Works in Progress: Drawing in 18th and 19th Century France.




Barrington Stage Company

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

Main Stage: June 17- July 17: Sweeney Todd. July 22-Aug. 7: Art. Aug. 12-29: Absurd Person Singluar.

Stage II: May 26-June 13: The Whipping Man. June 22-July 3: Freud’s Last Session.July 13-Aug 8: Pool Boy. Aug. 18-29: The Memory Show.

Berkshire Fringe Festival

Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass. (413) 320-4175. Call for performance times.

July 28-Aug 2: Monster, PT Clowns, Quake: A Closet Lovestory. Aug. 4-9: Give Us Bread, Viva La Evolucion, It or Her. Aug. 11-16: Draw the Circle, Ridgefield Middle School Talent Nite.

Berkshire Theatre Festival

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

Main Stage: June 22-July 10: The Last 5 Years. July 13-31: The Guardsman. Aug. 3-14: Macbeth. Aug. 17-Sept. 4: A Delicate Balance.

Unicorn Theatre: June 17-July 3: K2. July 6-24: Endgame. July 27-Aug 28: Babes in Arms.

Chester Theatre Company

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

June 30-July 11: Molly Sweeney. July 14-24: Last Train to Nibroc. July 28-Aug 8: See Rock City. Aug. 11-22: Gulf View Drive.

Women of Will at Shakespeare and Company.

Shakespeare & Company

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

Founders Theatre: Through July 24: Women of Will. July 2-Sept. 5: Richard III. July 15-Sept. 5: A Winter’s Tale. July 29-Sept. 4: The Taster.

Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre: Through Sept. 10: Mengelberg and Mahler. June 26-Sept. 4: Comedy of Errors. July 9-Sept. 4: Sea Marks. Aug. 4- Sept. 12: Bad Dates.

Rose Footprint Theatre: June 23-Aug 28: The Amorous Quarrel.

Special Events: July 4: The Declaration of Independence.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The ’62 Center, 1000 Main St., Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. Tickets: (413) 597-3400. 24-hour info line: (413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.

Main Stage: June 30-July 11: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. July 14-25: Six Degrees of Separation. July 28-Aug 8: Our Town. Aug. 11-22: Fifth of July.

Nikos Stage: June 24-July 4: It’s Jewdy’s Show: My Life as a Sitcom. July 7-18: Samuel J. and K. July 21-Aug. 1: The Last Goodbye.


New York

Adirondack Theatre Festival

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

June 23-July 8: What a Glorious Feeling. July 8-17: Brush the Summer By. July 22-31: Murder for Two. July 25-26: Loving Leo.

Bakerloo Theatre Project

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

June 25-26: Jane Austen City Limits. July 9-22: Romeo and Juliet. July 16-24: Under Milk Wood.

Bard Summerscape

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

July 15-25: Judgement Day.

Capital Repertory Theatre

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

Through June 28: The Marvelous Wonderettes.

Curtain Call Theatre

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

Through June 26: King ’O the Moon. July 16-Aug. 21: On Golden Pond.

Fort Salem Theater

11 E. Broadway, Salem, 854-9200. Call for performance times.

July 2-4: Brigadoon. July 9-18: Forever Plaid. July 23-Aug. 1: 110 In the Shade. Aug 6-8: Into the Woods. Aug. 13-22: Star Crossed.

Helderberg Theater Festival

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

July 25-Aug 3: Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Twelfth Night, Sixth Annual Directors Project.

Hubbard Hall

25 E. Main St., Cambridge. 677-2495.

Through June 27: Another Antigone.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

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

Through June 20: Anything Goes. June 24-July 4: The Secret Garden. July 8-18: Chicago. July 22-Aug.1: Damn Yankees. Aug. 5-15: Mame. Aug. 19-Sept. 5: Showboat.

Park Playhouse

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

Main Stage: July 6-Aug. 15: Annie Get Your Gun. Park Playhouse II: July 30-Aug. 15: The Wiz.


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

Through July 4: Or. July 21- Aug. 8: Imagining Madoff. Aug. 18-Sept. 5: The Amish Project.

Theater Barn

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

Through July 2-11: Red, White and Tuna. July 15-25: Spider’s Web. July 29-Aug. 8: Lies and Legends: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin. Aug. 12-22: Altar Boyz. Aug. 26-Sept. 5: The Full Monty.



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 30-July 11: The Pavillion. July 14-25: Fallen Angels. July 28-Aug. 15: Murder on the Nile. Aug 18-29: The Novelist.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

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

Through June 11: Dangerous Obsession. July 17-Aug. 1: Leading ladies. Aug. 20-Sept. 5: A Song for My Father.

Fairs, Festivals & Special Events

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

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. 1stfriday

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. Free.

June-Sept. 6: Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course. Hendricks Road, Bolton Landing. Adult and kids courses: rope swings, zip-lines, scramblings walls, wobbly bridges, more. 494-7200.

Through October: Woodstock Farm Festival. H. Houst & Son Hardware parking lot, 4 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock. Every Wednesday, 3 PM-dusk. A wide-range of locally grown produce, meats, and more, plus music, seasonal activities, and community information. 272-7396. woodstock

June 18-20: Juneteenth. Central Park, Schenectady: Celebration to mark the end of slavery. 346-1262 or

June 19-20 and 26-27: 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 19: 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 19: Strawberry Fest. Upper Union Street, Schenectady. 10-3 PM. Trolley rides, pony rides, drawing, music, food and, of course, strawberries.

June 19: Saratoga Brewfest. Ellms Family Farms, Ballston Spa. Lots of beer, barbecue, music and guest speakers.

June 20: Local Food Festival. Indian Ladders Farms, 342 Altamont Road, Altamont. Featuring fabulous food grown and produced in the area. 765-9109 or

June 25-27: 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 25-27: 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 26: Art on Lark. Lark Street, Albany. Noon-5 PM. Visit Lark Street and enjoy hundreds of artists’ displays, live music including We Are Jeneric, Super 400, Musicians of Ma’alwyck, Ashley Pond and Palatypus, Creative Chaos Zone, People’s Choice Art Show, and sidewalk chalk competition. 434-3861 or

June 26: Saint Paul’s Strawberry Festival. Sylvester St., Kinderhook. Berries, games, crafts, music, berries.

June 26-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

June 26-27: 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 26-27: Round Lake Antique Festival. The Parks and Greens of the Village, Round Lake. 9 AM-5 PM. Features 250 vendors. 899-4094.

June 27: Strawberry Festival. Stephentown Historical Society, Stephentown. So many strawberries. 733-5675.

July 2-4: 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 berkshires

July 3: Waterford Steamboat Meet. Canal front, Waterford. Fireworks and more. 9-9 PM.

July 3-Aug 15: 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. sterling

July 4: All-American Independence Day Festival. Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, 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. wilmingto 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 9-18: SEEDS Festival. Earthdance, Pittsfield, Mass. “Somatic Experiments in Earth, Dance + Science,” film, dance, lecture, and more.

July 10 and Aug. 24: 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 10: 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 10: Craft Fair. Shaker Historic Site, near Albany Airport, Albany. 10 AM-4 PM. Crafters, tours, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. 456-7890.

July 11-17: 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 12: GE Kids Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. noon-5 PM.

July 14-18: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass. One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. 508-347-2179.

July 15-17. Camp Bisco VIII. Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville. Featuring over a dozen musical acts and plenty of non-musical activities.

July 15-18: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. Walsh Farm, Oak Hill. Long lineup of bluegrass stars, as well as workshops and special events.

July 16-18: 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 17-18: Green River Festival. Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass. Music, crafts, food, dancing, and hot-air balloon rides.

July 17-18: Troy Pig Out. Downtown Troy. Sat 11-10 PM, Sun 11-3 PM. Featuring a barbeque competition, chef demonstrations, and live music.

July 20-25: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. 9 AM-midnight. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. or 885-9701.

July 21-Aug. 23: Cooperstown Music Festival. Cooperstown. Concerts featuring performances by world-class musicians. or (877) 666-7421.

July 23-25: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Dodds Farm, 44 County Route 7D, Hillsdale. Four stages of contemporary folk, and a huge dance tent.

July 24: Capital Region Craft Brewer’s Festival. Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, Troy. The first major brewers festival on the Capital Region to be sanctioned by the New York State Brewers Association. 698-8330 or

Aug. 6-7: Northeast Kingdom Music Festival. Chilly Ranch, Albany, Vt. Camping, community, culture, circus acts, poetry, performance, politics, and eclectic improvisational music on two stages.

Aug. 6-8: Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival. Hildene Meadows, Manchester, Vt. 10 AM-5 PM. Live entertainment, beer and wine tent, and more.

Aug. 7: 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. 14: Capital District Caribbean Carnival Festival. Central Park, Schenectady. Multicultural carnival, parade and festival. 346-7625 or

Aug. 15: Canalfest at Mabee Farm. Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1080 Main St., Rotterdam Junction, 887-5073.

Aug. 14-15: 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. 17-22: 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 or

Aug. 20-22: 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 bouckville

Aug. 21-22: 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. 21-22: 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. 21-22: 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. 26-Sept. 6: 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. 28: 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. 1-6. Columbia County Fair. Chatham. Crafts, petting zoo, rides, games, food and many other attractions. or 758-1811.


Farmers Markets

Ballston Spa Farmers Market

Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa

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

Cambridge Farmers Market

Cambridge Railroad Yard, E. Main and Washington streets, Cambridge

Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM.

Canajoharie Farmers Market

One block east of junction of West Main and Church Streets, Canajoharie

Fridays, 1-5 PM.

Capital District Farmers Market

Broadway (Route 32) and Route 378, Menands

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM.

Central Avenue Farmers Market

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

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM.

Chatham Farmers Market

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

Fridays, 4-7 PM.

Clifton Park Farmers Market

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

Thursdays, 2-5 PM (opens July 1).

Cohoes Farmers Market

Municipal Parking Lot, Remsen St., Cohoes

Fridays, 4-7 PM.

Delaware Area Neighborhood Farmers Market

St. James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany

Tuesdays, 4-7 PM (opens June 22).

Delmar Farmers Market

Bethlehem Central Middle School, 332 Kenwood Ave., Delmar.

Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM.

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.

First United Methodist Church Farmers Market

428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar.

Tuesdays, 2:30-6 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-3 PM.

Greenwich Farmers Market

Former IGA Lot, Main Street, Greenwich

Thursdays, 2-5:30 PM.

Hudson Farmers Market

North 6th and Columbia streets, Hudson

Saturdays, 9 AM-1PM.

Hudson Falls Farmers Market

Sutherland Farms, 190 Lower Dix Ave., Hudson Falls

Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM.

Johnstown Farmers Market

Old Johnstown Hotel, E. Main Street, Johnstown.

Tuesdays, 3-6 PM.

Kingston/Old Town Stockade Farmers Market

Wall Street, Kingston

Saturdays, 9 AM-2 PM.

Pakatakan Farmers Market

Historic Round Barn, Route 30 (five miles north of Arkville), Halcottsville.

Saturdays, 9 AM-2 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.

Saratoga Farmers Market

High Rock Park, High Rock Ave., Saratoga Springs

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

Schenectady Farmers Market

City Hall, Franklin and Jay Streets, Schenectady

Thursdays, 9 AM-2 PM.

Schenectady Greenmarket

Jay Street near City Hall, 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

Riverfront Park, 433 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.

Watervliet Farmers Market

Hudson Shores Park, Broadway and 23rd Street, Watervliet

Tuesdays, 2:30-5:30 PM (opens July 7).



Appalachian Mountain Club

Mohawk Hudson Chapter, 1303 Huntington Court, East Greenbush, 269-1858.

June 20: Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Berkshires

June 23: Vroman’s Nose, Middleburgh

June 27: Westkill Mountain, Catskills

The Empire Skate Troopers

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

June 19: Queen City Roller Girls.

Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Baseball

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

June 18-20: Connecticut Tigers

June 23-25: Vermont Lake Monsters

June 26-27: Lowell Spinners

July 1-3: Connecticut Tigers

July 4-6: Batavia Muckdogs

July 11-13: Jamestown Jammers

July 17-19: Brooklyn Cyclones

July 28-30: Lowell Spinners

Aug. 2-3: Vermont Lake Monsters

Aug. 10-12: Williamsport Crosscutters

Aug. 13-15: Staten Island Yankees

Aug. 20-22: Aberdeen Ironbird

Aug. 24: Connecticut Tigers

Aug. 28-30: Hudson Valley Renegades

Hellions of Troy Roller Derby

2710 Hamburg St., Schenectady,

July 24: Manchvegas Roller Girls

Aug. 14: Central Mass Roller Derby

Saratoga Polo

Whitney Field, Saratoga Springs, 584-8108,

July 9-11: The spirit of Saratoga Cup

July 16-25: Mid-July Tournament

July 28-Aug 1: The WCT Women’s Tournament

Aug. 6-8: The Whitney Cup

Aug. 13-15: The Ylvisaker Cup

Aug. 20-29: The Barrantes Cup

Sept. 3-5: The Celebrate Saratoga Cup



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