Alive at Five 2010-current

History of the Alive at Five Concert Series, band by band.  Click on the year to view the poster, flyer or logo from that year.

*Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
#Grammy Award winner
^Grammy Award nominee
%Grammy Hall of Fame inductee

Location: Tricentennial Park
June 9Dr. John & The Nite Trippers #* w/ Jocamo
June 16-   The Joy Formidable w/ Good Fiction
June 23Tony! Toni! Tone! ^ w/ Tameka Amar
June 30-   The Chronicles as Earth Wind and Fire w/ Thump Gospel as Michael Jackson
July 14-   Enter the Haggis w/ Hair of the Dog
July 21-   Bloc Party w/ Titanics
July 28-   LOCASH w/ Skeeter Creek
August 4-    Molly Hatchet w/ Tumbleweed Highway



Location: Jennings Landing
June 11The Bad Plus Joshua Redman ^ w/ The Chronicles
June 18Chrisette Michele # w/ Bell's Roar
June 25- J. Roddy Walston and The Business w/ Avers
July 9Yonder Mountain String Band w/ The Blind Owl Band
July 16Atlas Genius w/ Rival Galaxies
July 23The Edgar Winter Band ^ w/ Charmboy
July 30Raelynn w/ Big Sky Country
August 6Blue Öyster Cult  w/ Blotto



Location: Jennings Landing
June 12- Fitz & the Tantrums w/ The Features
June 19- Easy Star All-Stars w/ John Brown’s Body
June 26- Dwele# w/ Mirk
July 10- Lord Huron w/ MaryLeigh Roohan
July 17- Eastbound Jesus w/ Stellar Young & Hard Soul
July 24- Dustin Lynch w/ Jacob Powell
July 31- Grand Funk Railroad w/ Wild Adriatic
August 7- Sheila E. w/ Conehead Buddha


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 6- Fabulous Thunderbirds w/ Super 400
June 13- JT Taylor w/ The Ill Funk Ensemble
June 20- The Refrigerators w/ Molly Durnin
June 27- George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic*w/Funk Evolution
July 11- Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show w/Chris Dukes
July 18- Starship ft. Mickey Thomas w/Wild Adriatic & Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra
July 25- Tom Healey Band & Blues Sanctuary
August 1- The Original Wailers w/ Mirk
August 8-  Skeeter Creek w/Whiskey City


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 7- Dave Mason* w/ Emerald City Band
June 14- Bootsy Collins*# w/Soul Session
June 21- Patty Smyth & Scandal^ w/Sirsy
June 28- Dickey Betts & Great Southern *# w/Kirsten Thien
July 5- Blackboard Blues, The George Boone Blues Band, Joe Lowry & The Second Mile Blues Band
July 12- The Bacon Brothers w/Stray Dogs
July 19- Buckwheat Zydeco# w/Captain Squeeze & The Zydeco Moshers
July 26- Smash Mouth w/The Dylan Emmet Band
August 2- Lee Brice^ w/Wendy Owens & Renegade
August 9- The Beach Bums - Tribute to the Beach Boys w/Grand Central Station


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 2- Vertical Horizon w/Mirk
June 9- The Marshall Tucker Band w/Collette & The Mudcats
June 16- 10,000 Maniacs w/The Erin Harkes Band
June 23- Martha Reeves & The Vandellas*% w/New York Funk Exchange
June 30- Thompson Square^ w/The Hillbilly Horns
July 7- Burton Cummings - The Voice of the Guess Who w/Sly Fox & The Hustlers
July 14- Carbon Leaf w/Enter the Haggis
July 21- Kansas w/Spaceland
July 28- Parrotbeach - A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet w/Electric City Horns
August 4- Live's Ed Kowalczyk w/Mission Hill

Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 3- Audiostars w/ Cryin Out Loud
June 10- Chubby Checker # w/ Ernie Williams
June 17- Gregg Rolie* w/ The Foy Brothers
June 24- Boyz II Men# w/ Soul Session
July 1- Gin Blossoms ^ w/Ten Year Vamp
July 8- The Town Pants w/ The Ruffians
July 15- Gloria Gaynor # w/ Solid Smoke
July 22- Eddie Money w/ The Tom Healey Band
July 29- Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson Tribute Band) w/ The Big Smoothies
August 5- Fran Cosmo w/ Crossfire


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