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Concert series at Empire State Plaza


The Capital Concert Series takes place on a series of Wednesday evenings at the Empire State Plaza outdoor concourse in Albany. Each show begins at 5 p.m.  People will be able to sit on the New York State Museum’s Grand Staircase, as construction recently concluded on the two-year project to re-waterproof the granite steps.

Schedule includes:

June 15 — Jazz Night featuring Rachelle Ferrell and Cyrus Chestnut.

June 29 — Legendary Sons Night featuring Shooter Jennings and Devon Allman.

July 6 — Reggae Night featuring Beres Hammond.

July 13 — Classic Rock Night featuring Blood, Sweat and Tears (featuring Bo Bice and Dylan Elise).

July 20 — Rhythm & Blues Night featuring Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears.

In addition, OGS announced its Capitol Park After Dark movie series schedule. The three movies on this year’s list are “Big Hero 6” (Aug. 17), “Gaslight” (Aug. 24) and “The Wizard of Oz” (Aug. 31). All movies begin at 8 p.m.

Celebrations at the Plaza include  the annual Fourth of July celebration, Kids Day (July 9), the Black Arts and Cultural Festival (Aug. 6), the New York State Food Festival (Aug. 10) and the Hispanic Heritage Celebration (Sept. 10) with Salsa singer Michael Stuart.

For more information about these free events, call 474-4759 or visit http://www.empirestateplaza.org/.


Gloria Mazure

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Boomer & Senior Resources is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.

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