Alive at Five | What’s happening in Albany

Alive at Five

Celebrating 29 years of music, Albany’s signature free concert series premiered in the summer of 1990 with a performance by legendary folk artist Richie Havens, and has since grown into a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Showcasing a diverse lineup of big names, up-and-coming acts and the region’s most talented original artists, Alive at Five offers eight weeks of free, critically-acclaimed performances catering to nearly every taste.The concerts take place from 5 pm to 8 pm on Thursday nights.

 

JOE MANSMAN AND THE MIDNIGHT REVIVAL BAND

Joe Mansman and The Midnight Revival Band are a 5 piece from northern New York, heavily impelled by Outlaw Rock and Roll, Blues, Roots, and Punk.The band's only aim: To have a notoriously good time and take the whole place down with them.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing


 

GREAT WHITE

Best known for their Grammy nominated Best Hard Rock Performance hit, “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” Great White has sold over 10 million albums worldwide, has six Top 100 Billboard hits, nine Top 200 Billboard albums, two platinum albums, and clocked the top of MTV video four times.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing


     

ALBERT HAMMOND JR.

Best known as the Strokes' rhythm and lead guitarist, Albert Hammond, Jr.'s solo career took his music in more eclectic, and more personal, directions. His fourth solo album, Francis Trouble, available now, was created as an homage to the stillborn death of his twin brother.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing


     

MATISYAHU

Singer-songwriter Matisyahu has been on journey inward for more than a decade. The journey has been private and public. The journey has at times been explicitly external, even while being driven by internal change.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing


     

THE AGE

The Age, a Soul artist, has traveled throughout the country endowing those he encounters with his smooth tones, and inventive lyrics. Originally from Upstate NY, Age's music brings together both influences from the laid back west coast and New York's underground late night jazz scene.

 Soundcloud     Jennings Landing


 

B.B. KING BLUES BAND featuring TITO JACKSON

For over half a century, B.B. King and B.B. King’s Blues Band defined the blues to the world, averaging over 250 sold out concerts per year. Now, superstar Tito Jackson has teamed up with B.B. King’s Blues Band to tour, keeping the musical legacy of B.B. King, The Jackson 5 and The Jackson’s alive.

 Jennings Landing


 

UND3RSTANDING

Und3rstanding is a group dedicated to all who have transcended having the mere knowledge of rap. Those who have gained true...UND3RSTANDING. #Peace

 Jennings Landing


 

DJ SUPREME

DJ Supreme aka Rodney B. More, is a native of Baltimore, Md the city known for ill DJ’s, its love of music and Seafood. An accomplished turntablist, DJ Supreme has been behind the 1200’s for several years. From anywhere in the world you can hear DJ Supreme, with ”The Supreme Experience" Hot 991 show

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

DJ TRUMASTR

DJ Trumastr being held hostage by two turntables and a mic….DJ Trumastr is an international touring DJ based out of Albany, New York. Infused with a rich knowledge of music, this creative innovator spins infectious blends that transcend both cultural and generational boundaries.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


BIG DADDY KANE

Big Daddy Kane is a Brooklyn, New York M.C. who undisputedly defined the term “lyricist” in the world of hip-hop. Kane has endured a substantive music career. He has several gold albums, endless music accolades including a Grammy award. He also received a VH1 Hip Hop Honor in 2005.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

MIXED ROOTS

Under the leadership of the drummer, George, Mixed Roots is a rare breed of bands. All are from different areas, and now call Albany, New York home. This band plays with energy emerging from their mixed roots. They are prepared and excited to share their styles with you!

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

THIRD WORLD

Celebrating 45 years, THIRD WORLD is one of the longest-lived Reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica's most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock and, later on, dancehall and rap.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

BLIND CROW

A progressive string quartet from Albany, NY, Blind Crow blends technical proficiency, infectious rhythms, and insane amounts of energy to create an inspiring musical experience. The band’s repertoire reflects the unique musical perspective that each of the four members brings to the group - resulting in a show that has something for everyone.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing


 

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND

For nearly 19 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

THE LATESHIFT

Rooted in rock, blooming in melodious consonance The LateShift can be described as a blend of soulful melodies moved by riff-driven rock. By combining elements of old school rock & roll and modern pop, these guys have a distinct sound that is not to be missed.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 


 

SIR SLY

Since forming in 2012, Sir Sly have forged their singular sound by drawing upon each member's long-honed musical talents: Jacobs's introspective yet infinitely searching lyricism, Suwito's in-studio ingenuity, and Coplen's sophisticated musicianship and sense of songcraft.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

 

 

 

Location:

Jennings Landing in Albany Corning Preserve
Along the Hudson River
Albany, NY, 12207
United States

Phone:

518-434-2032
Contact name: 
Special Events
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
08/02/2018
Time: 
5 pm-8 pm
Price: 
Free

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids