At The Plaza 2017

musician Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires will be there in July for a concert.

Updated

The schedule for this summer's lineup of events at/near the Empire State Plaza is out. It includes a mix of concerts, festivals, and outdoor movie screenings. The series stars June 28. The events are all free to attend.

On with the schedule...

June 28: Capital Concert Series: Reggae Night featuring Freddie McGregor + Anthem Reggae Band

July 4: New York State's Fourth of July Celebration: United States Airforce Heritage of America Band + Tonic

July 12: Capital Concert Series: Sam Roberts Band with special guest Rechorduroys

July 15: Kids Day

July 19: Capital Concert Series: Soul Asylum with special guest Cracker

July 26: Capital Concert Series: Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires

August 5: Black Arts and Cultural Festival: Jody Watley and Shalamar Reloaded

August 9: New York State Food Festival: The Charlie Daniels Band

August 16: Capitol Park After Dark: Key Largo
In West Capitol Park.

August 23: Capitol Park After Dark: Rear Window
In West Capitol Park.

August 30: Capitol Park After Dark: Annie (1982)
In West Capitol Park.

September 13: Jazz Night: Alex Torres
On a stage between The Egg and the Corning Tower.

September 20: Jazz Night: Hot Club of Saratoga
On a stage between The Egg and the Corning Tower.

September 23: Hispanic Heritage Celebration: Performers TBA
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Earlier
+ Music Haven 2017 lineup
+ Brown's Summer Sessions 2017
+ Freedom Park 2017 concert series lineup
+ Made in the Shade 2017
+ Rockin' on the River 2017
+ Blues Traveler at Schenectady County SummerNight 2017
+ Upbeat on the Roof 2017

photo: Shayan Asgharnia

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