Restoration Festival 2012

the kamikaze hearts

You remember these guys...

A handful of important details are out about this year's Restoration Festival at St. Joseph's:

+ The music festival will be September 7-9. That's a week or two later than in previous years. But it sounds like a good change -- it's post-Labor Day, post all the college students coming back.

+ As the dates above indicate, the festival will now be three days long. In addition to the usual Saturday and Sunday, there will be a kickoff concert Friday night. And who might be the headliner for that...

+ The Kamikaze Hearts

The Hearts are back! And they're playing that Friday night show. From the press release:

The band will perform for the first time in nearly five years on September 7th with all five Oneida Road-era members present. The band will perform a 90 minute career-spanning retrospective featuring one-time only guests and surprise collaborations with all the charm, biting wit and charisma the band became known for during its 8 year active tenure.

Full press release post jump. It says more details about the festival -- including more headliners -- will be announced on the 7th of each month leading up to the fest.

Rest Fest is organized by the B3nson Collective. Last year's headliners included Deer Tick and Titus Andronicus. It also survived a tropical storm.

AOA is once again a sponsor of Rest Fest.

photo: Joe Putrock

Rest Fest Local Press Release 2012

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Thank you!

When we started AOA a decade ago we had no idea what was going to happen. And it turned out better than we could have... (more)

Let's stay in touch

This all feels like the last day of camp or something. And we're going to miss you all so much. But we'd like to stay... (more)

A few things I think about this place

Working on AOA over the past decade has been a life-changing experience for me and it's shaped the way I think about so many things.... (more)

Albany tightened its rules for shoveling snowy sidewalks last winter -- so how'd that work out?

If winter ever gets its act together and drops more snow on us, there will be sidewalks to shovel. And shortly after that, Albany will... (more)

Tea with Jack McEneny

Last week we were fortunate enough to spend a few minutes with Jack McEneny -- former state Assemblyman, unofficial Albany historian, and genuinely nice guy.... (more)

Recent Comments

My three year old son absolutely loving riding the train around Huck Finn's (Hoffman's) Playland this summer.

Let's stay in touch

...has 4 comments, most recently from mg

A look inside 2 Judson Street

...has 3 comments, most recently from Diane (Agans) Boyle

Everything changes: Alicia Lea

...has 2 comments, most recently from Chaz Boyark

Thank you!

...has 24 comments, most recently from Erik

A few things I think about this place

...has 13 comments, most recently from Katherine