Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers


Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers will perform on June 22 at Noon as part of the Made in the Shade of The Egg series. Free and open to the public.

Charismatic singer and guitarist Erin Harpe’s music is rooted in vintage 1930’s Mississippi blues, then shaken and stirred with other genres like soul, funk, and reggae and backed by the Delta Swingers.

Made in the Shade of The Egg performances are held on the outdoor stage on the Empire State Plaza just outside of the main entrance to The Egg.

Upstate Rubdown


Upstate Rubdown will perform on June 15 at Noon as part of the Made in the Shade of The Egg series. Free and open to the public.

Borrowing from every corner and decade of America’s musical heritage, Upstate Rubdown features the harmonies of three female lead singers with an eclectic instrumental mix of saxophone, strings and percussion.

Made in the Shade of The Egg performances are held on the outdoor stage on the Empire State Plaza just outside of the main entrance to The Egg.

International Orange


International Orange will perform on June 8 at Noon as part of the Made in the Shade of The Egg series. Free and open to the public.

International Orange’s original jazz-funk fusion unites the slide guitar of the American south with the rhythmic sensibilities of India, Africa and Braziland features Todd Isler (drums, hand drums), David Phelps, (slide and electric guitars), Gaku Takanashi (bass) and Dan Stein (keys).

Made in the Shade of The Egg performances are held on the outdoor stage on the Empire State Plaza just outside of the main entrance to The Egg.

The Defibulators


The Defibulators will perform on June 1 at Noon as part of the Made in the Shade of The Egg series. Free and open to the public.

The Brooklyn band The Defibulators inject a serious dose of New York values into bluegrass, country, and rockabilly…. CBGB’s meets the Grand Ole Opry.

Made in the Shade of The Egg performances are held on the outdoor stage on the Empire State Plaza just outside of the main entrance to The Egg.

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Alive at Five | Tumbleweed Highway & Molly Hatchet


Tumbleweed Highway and Molly Hatchet will perform at Alive at Five on August 4. The free concert takes place 5:00 - 8:00 PM in Tricentennial Park (Broadway & Columbia Street).

Deeply rooted in tradition with a present day flavor, Tumbleweed Highway coins their sound "American Rock n Roll".

Alive at Five | Skeeter Creek & Locash


Skeeter Creek and LOCASH will perform at Alive at Five on July 28. The free concert takes place 5:00 - 8:00 PM in Tricentennial Park (Broadway & Columbia Street).

Skeeter Creek from the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York has become much more than a band - it's a way of life for these talented, professional musicians.

Alive at Five | Titanics & Bloc Party


Titanics and Bloc Party will perform at Alive at Five on July 21. The free concert will be held 5:00 - 8:00 PM in Tricentennial Park (Broadway & Columbia Street).

After recording a series of ambient pop demos in a shed on his parents property Mark Lombardo turned many heads in the Albany, NY music scene. Titanics offers a fresh and peaceful sound through the use of synthesizers, electronic beats and warm pads.

Alive at Five | Hair of the Dog & Enter the Haggis


Hair of the Dog and Enter the Haggis will perform at Alive at Five on July 14. The free concert runs 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Due to inclimate weather, the concert has been moved to the rain location at the Corning Preserve Boat Launch (Colonie & Water Streets) under the 787 overpass.

Hair Of The Dog has become one of the world’s foremost Celtic rock bands. They’ve released ten wildly popular CDs including “at The Parting Glass”, “Let It Flow”, “Donegal” and “Liam Left The Lights On Again”.

Alive at Five | Thump Gospel & The Chronicles


Thump Gospel (as Michael Jackson) and The Chronicles (as Earth, Wind and Fire) will perform at Alive at Five on June 30. The free concert takes place 5:00 - 8:00 PM at Tricentennial Park (Broadway & Columbia Street).

With a lineup reading like a “who’s who” of the local hip-hop, jazz and funk circuits, Thump Gospel arrived on the Capital Region scene earlier this year as a fully-formed force to be reckoned with.