Capital District band Jocamo opens for Dr. John at the first Alive at Five concert of the season Thursday, June 9. Submitted photo
Night: Alive at Five
ALBANY — Head to Tricentennial Park at the corner of Broadway and Columbia Street in downtown Albany for the first installment of the city’s free, live summer music series featuring Jocamo and Dr. John and the Nite Trippers on Thursday, June 9. Jocamo will bring their old school brew of funk, R&B, soul and rock covers and original tunes inspired by the Meters, The Neville Brothers, Parlaiment/Funkadelic, James Brown and Marvin Gaye to the stage at 5 p.m. Their set will be followed at 6:30 p.m. by six-time, Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John, best known for his embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy.
Alcoholic beverages, coolers, backpacks, bags, containers, packages, thermoses, cups, bottles, cans, flasks, glass containers of any kind, recording of performances, animals or pets (excluding ADA-defined service animals) and tobacco are prohibited from Tricentennial Park during the concert. Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items. All attendees should be prepared to present age identification at any time if they intend to consume alcohol. Ground rules are subject to change without notice; exceptions made for medical or child care reasons may be addressed individually.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Rain location is the Corning Preserve Boat Launch, located under the I-787 underpass at Colonie and Water streets.
For more information, contact the City of Albany Office of Special Events and Volunteer Services at 434-2032 or visit www.albanyevents.org.
Day: Children’s Art Class at The Barn
ALBANY — Make a custom piggy bank from recycled materials while learning about the color wheel and the importance of saving money for the future at The Albany Barn on Monday, June 13!
Preem Cabey and Lovasia Mckenzie, resident artists with The Barn’s Work Studio program, will lead the hour-long class for children, which runs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the Stage 1 Gallery, located at 46-48 N. Swan St. in Albany. Admission is free. Children younger than six must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call 935-4858 or visit www.albanybarn.org.