Alive at Five 2016 lineup

The Joy Formidable 2016

The Joy Formidable will be there June 16.

The city of Albany officially announced Monday that this summer's Alive at Five concert series will relocated to Tricentennial Park on Broadway. (As mentioned last week.) Mayor Kathy Sheehan explained that the one-year move was prompted by the construction on the pedestrian and bicycle upgrades at Corning Riverfront Park.

But the thing you probably want to know about is the lineup. And here it is...

Show start at 5 pm (thus the name). They're free.

June 9: Dr. John and The Nite Trippers
With: Jocamo

June 16: The Joy Formidable
With: Good Fiction

June 23: Tony! Toni! Tone!
With: Tameka Amar

June 30: The Chronicles (as Earth, Wind, and Fire)
With: Thump Gospel (as Michael Jackson)

July 14: Enter the Haggis
With: Hair of the Dog

July 21: Bloc Party
With: Titanics

July 28: LOCASH
With: Skeeter Creek

August 4: Molly Hatchet
With: Tumbleweed Highway

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photo via The Joy Formidable FB page

Comments

Bloc Party? Joy Formidable? Sweet. How does Alive at Five score "bigger" bands than Tulip Fest or LarkFEST?

Bloc Party!!!!!

Correction on June 23rd Tameka Amar will be opening act for Tony Toni Tone'.

Editors: Fixed. Thank you.

As a New Orleans native, I'm PUMPED about Dr. John coming to town!

I wish you guys would bring back Bootsy Collins. Guy puts on one of the best shows you'll ever see.

Alive @ Five would be more enjoyable if more ethnic groups were chosen to perform.

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