The Capital District’s outdoor summer concert destination is gearing up for a busy summer, complete with classical and pop/rock concerts with a range of styles.
With Trey Anastasio partaking the the Fare The Well shows in Chicago, SPAC will see the Dave Matthews Band filling in for 4th of July weekend. Greg Allman will be joining with The Doobie Brothers for a late-summer show. Upstate NY’s blues legend Joe Bonamassa will be presenting his show billed as A Tribute to the Three Kings. SPAC’s staple of the summer season, the Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival, will feature two days and two stages of some of the best jazz, blues, and fusion in town.
The Philadelphia Orchestra returns for their residency August 5 – August 22 with appearances by Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell and spotlights on Beethoven and the music of Pixar. New this summer is a series of six performances throughout August by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Opera Saratoga will present a series of 13 shows throughout July.
Also returning for a third year in a row is the SPAC Rock and Run on May 17. The 5k and 10k races feature several local musicians playing their songs along the race route.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center Pop/Rock Schedule
May 31 Lady Antebellum
June 19 Train
June 23 Fall Out Boy
June 27 & 28 Saratoga Jazz Festival
July 2 Kid Rock
July 3 & 4 Dave Matthews Band
July 24 Def Leppard
July 26 Brad Paisley
July 29 Tedeschi Trucks Band w/s/g Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
July 31 Slipknot
August 10 Joe Bonamassa
August 11 Nickelback
August 16 Brantley Gilbert
August 26 5 Seconds of Summer
August 29 Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire
September 1 Counting Crows (Just Added)
September 4 The Doobie Brothers & Greg Allman
September 6 Zac Brown Band