SPOTTED: Rocktoberfest 2019 on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
ALBANY – Rocktoberfest gave local music fans another reason to flock to the Capital City’s Warehouse District on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Ambassador Music Group’s one-day music festival staked claim to Colonie Park, just under the shadow of Nipper on Broadway, featuring seven acts on the Louder Dreams main stage.
Headliners included American Idol’s Madison VanDenburg, Americana-rock group C.K. & The Rising Tide and indie-rockers El Modernist. Rounding out the lineup was pop/indie/R&B artists Vince Palmeri, Julia Gargano, David Cuttino & The Antiks and This Strange Paradise.
Rocktoberfest 2019 partnered with Community Miracles in Action. CMA is a drop-in teen center offering a safe place for kids to set and achieve goals, build meaningful relationships, and connect with adults who provide structure and compassion. In support of this collaboration and in support of teens, the “Louder Dreams” rock stage will feature special performances by CMA and Youth FX, another non-profit organization helping students through film) youths in between main acts.
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Photos taken by Michael Hallisey and George Fazio.
Michael Hallisey is managing editor of Spotlight Newspapers.