Albany’s Alive at Five Concert Series Lineup Announced


Albany’s Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the Alive at Five Summer concert series lineup at a city news conference this morning. The Alive at Five Thursday tradition of free music brings together thousands of people to the Capital District each week featuring local and national acts of various genres. This year the series will return to the beautiful Corning Reserve in downtown Albany, overlooking the Hudson River and will run from June 12th to Aug 7th.

The acts of 2014 Alive at Five are:

Fitz and the Tantrums, an Los Angeles-based pop act, headline the first show on June 12th with The Features.

Easy Star All-Stars headline reggae night on June 19 with John Brown’s Body.

Dwele, a Grammy-nominated singer, headlines R&B night on June 26 with Mirk.

Lord Huron, a Michigan-born folk singer, performs on July 10 with Mary Leigh Roohan.

Eastbound Jesus, Stellar Young, and Hard Soul will perform on Albany Invasion Night on July 17.

Dustin Lynch headlines Country Night on July 24 with Jacob Powell.

• ’70s rockers Grand Funk Railroad plays on July 31 with local stars Wild Adriatic.

Sheila E. plays on Aug. 7, the final show with Conehead Buddha.


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