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Commodores to star at NYS Food Fest

Come for the food and stay for a day of live musical entertainment at the New York State Food Festival on Aug. 10, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, downtown Albany. Starring at the free event are The Commodores, among the greatest Motown and R&B/funk artists of all time with their classic songs, including “Brick House,” “Three Times A Lady,” “Easy,” “Sail On,” and “Nightshift.” Walter “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas, and William “WAK” King have influenced artists young and old and are Grammy winners and Vocal Group Hall of Fame inductees with over 75 million albums sold,

The Food Festival showcases New York producers and specialty products, New York State beers, and the popular Empire State Plaza Farmers Market. Nearly 100 food vendors will be available for the approximately  15,000 people who flock to the Plaza Food Festival each year for lunch, dinner, or both.

Visit the Empire State Plaza site at http://www.albany.org/ or call  518-474-4759.

Sponsors include I Love NY, New York Lottery, Geico, Times Union, and 98.2 TRY.

For events weeknights at the Plaza, free parking in the East Garage begins at 4 p.m. Paid parking is also available at the visitor or V lot underneath the plaza. No alcoholic beverages, coolers (defined as rigid insulated containers), or glass containers of any kind; animals or pets (excludes ADA-defined service animals) will be allowed. Alcohol will be served by vendors to adults with proper identification.

Gloria Mazure

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