Events

Alive at Five

5pm - 8pm

Summer Thursdays June - August

Look for band announcements starting May 14th!!!

Jennings Landing
Rain location: Corning Preserve Boat Launch, Colonie & Water Streets 
5pm - 8pm
FREE

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Celebrating 30 years of music in 2019, Albany’s signature free concert series premiered in the summer of 1990 with a performance by legendary folk artist Richie Havens, and has since grown into a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Showcasing a diverse lineup of big names, up-and-coming acts and the region’s most talented original artists, Alive at Five offers eight weeks of free, critically-acclaimed performances catering to nearly every taste.

Parking: $5 flat fee and handicap parking is available at the Riverfront Garage at Broadway and Columbia Street. For more information on parking options, visit www.parkalbany.com.

This event is produced with the  help of community volunteers.Volunteers  are still needed. Please contact us to be a part of this great experience: (518) 434-2032 or email the volunteer coordinator.

Special ground rules in effect: No alcoholic beverages, coolers, backpacks, bags, containers, packages, thermoses, cups, bottles, cans, flasks, glass containers of any kind, recording of  performances, animals or pets (excluding ADA-defined service animals). All City of Albany parks are now tobacco-free. Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items. Any type of recording of the performance or presentation is prohibited without prior written consent. All attendees should be prepared to present age identification at any time if they intend to consume alcohol. Ground rules are subject to change without notice; exceptions made for medical or child care reasons may be addressed individually.


Alive at Five logo design by Over IT Design


Schedule

6 Jun 2019 5:00pm

LAUREN RUTH WARD

The band’s chameleonic moods are punctuated by Ward’s playfulness with her bandmates on stage, dancing with audience and her signature white dotted eyes. Ward’s music has even gained her a dedicated international fanbase.

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6 Jun 2019 6:00pm

LPX

LPX is the New York based solo alternative project of Lizzy Plapinger, co-founder of boutique record label Neon Gold Records and lead singer of alt pop darlings MS MR. LPX lives at the apex of where rock and pop ollide reveling in the power of the force of their collision.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

6 Jun 2019 7:00pm-8:00pm

DONNA MISSAL

Having signed her deal with Harvest Records in early 2018, Missal has recently appeared as a featured artist on Macklemore’s GEMINI, written songs for the Netflix original series The Get Down, and supported K.Flay at a pair of sold-out shows.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

13 Jun 2019 5:00pm-6:00pm

STELLAR YOUNG

Captivating blend of atmospheric indie-rock and upbeat post-punk, STELLAR YOUNG find the root of their work inspired by the human condition. The Albany, New York based group features john glenn (vox/keys), erik flora (guitar/vox), kyle hatch (guitar), dave parker (producer), and tim brosnan (drums).

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

13 Jun 2019 6:30-8:00pm

TRAVIE MCCOY

Travie McCoy is a rapper, songwriter and singer. Founding member and front man for Gym Class Heroes, he exploded on the scene as a solo artist with his debut solo album Lazarus. The lead single from the album, "Billionaire" featuring Bruno Mars, peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

18 Jul 2019 5:00pm-6:00pm

JAW GEMS

JAW GEMS, an electronic outfit from Portland, Maine, is a collective of experimental producers bringing beat-music – traditionally programmed and played on samplers – to a live band setting.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

18 Jul 2019 6:30-8:00pm

LETTUCE

LETTUCE is (a) the prime ingredient in a salad, (b) a slang for cash, (c) a green herb, (d) a genre-busting six-member funk/jazz/soul/jam/psychedelic/hip-hop/art-rock/ambient/ avant-garde/experimental collective formed in 1992 by four alumni of Berklee College Of Music, or (e) all of the above.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.

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The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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