Hartstone Productions Presents Summer Concert Series at the Putnam Den

The Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs has a series of shows for the summer. The July highlights include Deadgrass, a bluegrass tribute to Jerry Garcia and featuring Grammy Award winner C Lanzbom, this Friday, July 14. Red Light Management up-and-comers Backup Planet play a special “pay what you want” show on Friday, July 21. NYS Music 87/90 band Folkfaces place alongside the North & South Dakotas on Saturday, July 22.

August is a busy month at the Den. It kicks off on Tuesday, Aug. 1 with a special birthday celebration in honor of Jerry Garcia. The night starts out with a book signing by David Gans, followed by a solo set from Gans. The night concludes with Syracuse Grateful Dead tribute act Pearly Baker’s Best, which will feature Gans and Vinnie Amico from moe. Talking Heads tribute act Start Making Sense plays on Friday, Aug. 4. Zach Deputy stops by on Friday, Aug. 25. August also features a Thursday night residency from Norwalk, Connecticut funk/folk band Goose. They play free shows on each of the five Thursdays throughout the month.

July 14 – Deadgrass, 18 Strings of Trouble
July 15 – The LateShift, Good Fiction, The Morning Sound
July 20 – The Knotbeats (collaboration between The Deadbeats and Knot Dead)
July 21 – Backup Planet
July 22 – North & South Dakotas, Folkfaces
July 27 – The Wheel
Aug. 1 – Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration with David Gans and Pearly Baker’s Best
Aug. 3 – Goose
Aug. 4 – Start Making Sense
Aug. 10 – Goose
Aug. 17 – Goose
Aug. 19 – Knot Dead
Aug. 24 – Goose
Aug. 25 – Zach Deputy
Aug. 31 – Goose