Above: Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston. Photo Credit: jacobspillow.org
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3
Cider and Sliders: Before the Fourth
DJ Trumastr will in attendance playing great tunes! Nine Pin Cider teams up with Slidin’ Dirty and The Dutch Udder Craft Ice Cream for a night of great food and music.
@ Nine Pin Cider, Albany | 4 PM-10 PM | Free
The Broken Hearted – Tommy Petty Tribute
The Tommy Petty Tribute band performs as a part of the Rockin on the River free concert series in Troy. Sly Fox and the Hustlers perform as the opening act.
@ Riverfront Park, Troy | 5 PM | Free
Sensory Mural Launch Party
Schenectady Arc is launching a new Sensory Mural Project to benefit individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other sensory need. The project will consist of free-standing or wall-mounted displays that incorporate various textures, sounds, colors and objects which can help individuals with ASD process multi-sensory information and avoid the likelihood of overstimulation.
@ Urban CoWorks, Schenectady | 5:30PM
CapCity Slam #151
Hosted by Amani O+, the open mic night starts at 7 PM with sign-ups starting at 6:30 PM. If you want to participate, be sure to arrive early as there is a max of 10 performers.
@ Albany Barn | 6:30 PM | $3-20 suggested donation
Built4BBQ’s annual Independence Eve: Star Spangled Bonanza 6
The collective will celebrate (almost) Independence Day with a lineup of their best and brightest. Local legend punk rockers The Slaughterhouse Chorus are on a “farewell tour” of sorts, playing with power-pop-punk-sleaze crew Mystery Girl, the psychedelic Stoker, “buzzsaw” punk rock band Postage, folk-country blues band Matt Durfee & The Rattling Baddlies and the twangy rock duo Slik Nik & Tex’s Playboys.
@ Hangar on the Hudson, Troy | 7:30 PM | $10
Compagnie CNDC-Angers/ Robert Swinston
Making its Pillow debut in honor of Merce Cunningham’s centennial, the program begins with film of Cunningham at Jacob’s Pillow Festival followed by Suite for Five, Inlets 2, and How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run.
@ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket | 2 PM and 8 PM | $45-78
This cult rock jam band was founded at the University of Vermont in 1983. Phish heads follow ‘em everywhere for their live improvisation skills led by the legendary Trey Anastasio.
@ Saratoga Performing Arts Center | July 2 & 3, 7:30 PM | $45 (Lawn)
David Rousséve/ REALITY
This multimedia performance combining dance, music, text, and video in his new work Halfway to Dawn.
@ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket | 8:15 PM | $35-45