The Arts 07.11.19

Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County Announces Irish Night for Literacy with Triskele

On Thursday, July 11, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County will host the first-ever Irish Night for Literacy with music by Triskele at the Hangar on the Hudson, 675 River Street, Troy, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00. Triskele [Tris-kay-lee] is an all-female Celtic band from Albany, N.Y. Known for their stunning harmonies and Irish wit, they sing in the Gaelic language, performing traditional, original and some modern Celtic/Irish music. There will be a special performance by the An Clár School of Irish Dance. All proceeds will benefit LVORC’s literacy services and programs for adults and children in Rensselaer County and nearby communities. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit or call (518) 244-4650.

Music Under the Trees Concert Series Jack Empie and Friends

Grafton –The Friends of Dyken Pond will be hosting Music Under the Trees with Jack Empie and Friends on Saturday, July 13 from 5pm – 8pm at the beautiful Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center. 2019 is the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock. Jack Empie and Friends will be playing some classic tunes from the era as a tribute. Bring a lawn chair and picnic basket if you desire. This magical evening will be worth the trip! The seats and stage are surrounded by nature in the amphitheater of the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center.

This concert is free, donations are welcome. Light refreshments available for sale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dyken Pond Center. Rain Date: Sunday, July 14th at 5pm-8pm

Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is a Rensselaer County Park open daily during daylight hours for hiking, fishing and non-motorized boating. Kayak and canoe rentals available. Preregister for all events by calling (518) 658-2055 or email dykenpond@gmailcom. Call for more information and a complete schedule of our summer events or visit .

Celtic Crosses Tour July 13Th At Oakwood

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the beauty and variety of Celtic Crosses found in Oakwood Cemetery. Saturday July 13th at 9am local historian Michael Barrett will lead a 3 hour driving and walking tour to see some of the beautiful examples of Celtic monuments in historic Oakwood. You’ll hear about their history and symbolism as well as some stories about the Irish immigrants memorialized by them.

Call to register 518-328-0090.  Pay on arrival. $15.pp Children under 12, free. Meet at the chapel flagpole Car-pooling from the chapel will be encouraged. Check our Facebook page for updates if weather is a concern: oakwood cemetery troy ny

Coming Next: FULL MOON TWILIGHT TOUR Tuesday July 16 at 6pm Limited to 30 people. Call to register 518-328-0090. Pay on arrival. $15.

Presented by the Friends of Oakwood, a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer group working to support the preservation and maintenance of the non-sectarian chapel and grounds of Troy’s still-active historic 19th C. Oakwood Cemetery. New members are always welcome.

Rafi Topalian

July 20th 7pm Ill  be performing our national anthem at Times Union center Empire football game..Premium seating still available .SECTION 103 For every ticket purchased you’ll get a FREE entry to win one of 25 area GC/PRIZES/JEWELRY  (see full list on our flyer on our facebook pages Rafi Topalian owner Top custom jewelers 518-272-2000..More discounts available..Dont miss this opportunity to see the season closer for EMPIRE FOOTBALL-True champions !!!!

Town of East Greenbush Music in the Park Summer Concert Series 2019

6-8 PM Onderdonk Park TUESDAYS

Hampton Avenue across from the Lake

NEW for 2019 *More Concerts!* 6 Weeks of Music! Lots of Hometown Band Members!*

Gourmellis Taste Food Truck every week!

July 23rd-Roxy and the Road Kings

July 30th The Lost Art Band

August 6th Band of Gold

August 13th Dealt the Blues

August 20th The Gone Gray Band

  August 27th The Cover Ups

Then help us end the summer with featured concert on Friday August 30th! Jett screamer band live! Fireworks after the show! Food vendors!

Gates open at 6 pm-show starts at 7pm

Bring a blanket and chairs and get ready to dance and have some fun!

Cohoes Music Hall Events

58 Remsen Street, Cohoes, NY 12047

July 13, David Bromberg Quintet

July 30 – August 3, Beauty & The Beast Jr. / Presented by Playhouse Stage Company

August 22-23, Winnie the Pooh / Presented by Park Playhouse

October 2, Wynonna & The Big Noise / Wynonna Judd and her new band tour make a stop in Cohoes

November 9, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show / 2 shows.

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