Alive at Five

Alive at Five starts tonight with their first FREE concert of the summer. The event runs form 5-9 pm (typically) at Jenning’s Landing or the Corning Preserve Boat Launch if it’s raining.

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Alive at Five was named Metroland’s Best Concert Series of 2014 and Nippertown.com’s Favorite Free Concert Series of 2014.

The concert series features a diverse line up of up-and-comers, local acts and bigger names covering virtually all genres. At least one of these shows is sure to please your taste. The setup is completed with local vendors and a variety of food.

The Jazzy line up for tonight: Local act, The ChroniclesThe Bad Plus and Joshua Redman (who recently collaborated and are touring together).

The series runs every Thursday (with the exception of July 2nd) from today until August 6th.

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Summer at the Plaza: Capital Concert Series (EQX Night)

Ashley Nizolek Photography

Stellar Young: Ashley Nizolek Photography

Summer at the Plaza Capital Concert Series (presented by Saranac) has it’s second show tonight.

Tonight is EQX Night.

The FREE concert runs from 5-9 pm at the Empire State Plaza (Madison Ave. Albany, NY 12242)

Important: Due to the ongoing construction at the plaza, events will be held at the North end and seating (the stairs) will NOT be available. Please bring a chair or be prepared to stand.

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Tonight’s show kicks of with local favorite’s Stellar Young and they hit the stage at 5 pm. Rumor has it they will be releasing their new tank top design tonight. Tanks will be $15, new sunglasses for $8 OR $20 for the combination, so get ’em while it’s hot (literally, this is the first sunny day in a while so buy them…today). If you can’t get enough of them, they will be announcing live a secret show, which will be not-so-secret after tonight, for 6/12/15.  Continue reading

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Fri-Yay: Happy Hour

The Points Big Cake and Sangria

The Points Big Cake and Sangria

We did it! Made it to Friday.

Here are today’s happy hour suggestions…a little uptown, midtown, downtown action for ya.

City Line
1200 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(Food Menu)

Weekdays 4-7pm, $2 off all drafts, $1 off wines and $5 premium well drinks.

The Point
1100 Madison Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(Food Menu)

Weekdays 4-6pm $6 Grey Goose Coktails, $2 off select wines, $1 off select draft beer, 1/2 priced pizzas (minus the black and blue). Yeah I said half priced pizza. If you’re feeling crazy, EAT THE BIG CAKE. 

Druthers
1053 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204
(Food Menu)

Now that I’ve officially gone I can tell you all to get your buts down there too, you won’t be disappointed.

Enjoy!

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