Upbeat on the Roof 2012

brian patneaude quartet playing on roof

The Brian Patneaude Quartet will be one of the acts up there.

The Upbeat on the Roof summer concert series at the Tang Museum at Skidmore gets off to an early start this year with a show from Railbird this Friday, as part of the Saratoga Arts Fest. The full schedule -- post jump -- will be in full swing by July.

The concerts are all on the roof of the Tang (thus the name). And they're free.

June 8: Railbird
Indie pop/experimental

July 6: Low 'N Lonesome
Fingerstyle/acoustic blues

July 13: Holly & Evan
Blues/jazz/soul

July 20: Street Corner Holler
Roots/Blues & Raw Americana

July 27: The Blue Olives
Funky blues,/jazz/classic rock

August 3: Brian Patneaude Quartet
Modern jazz

August 10: Steven L. Smith Band
Roots rock/alternative country

August 17: Three Gals and Their Buddy Larry with special guest Sam
Folk rock. (Three Gals: Nancy Walker, Rosanne Raneri, Kate McDonnell. Larry: Larry Clyman)

August 24: (Doc Scanlon's) Deja Voodoo Boys
New Orleans-derived swing

August 31: Bryan Thomas
Acoustic soul

photo: Andrzej Pilarczyk

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