Alive at Five 2010-2019

History of the Alive at Five Concert Series, band by band.  Click on the year to view the poster, flyer or logo from that year.

*Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
#Grammy Award winner
^Grammy Award nominee
%Grammy Hall of Fame inductee


Location: Jennings Landing
June 6-  Donna Missal w/ LPX, Lauren Ruth Ward
June 13-   Travie McCoy w/ Stellar Young
June 20-  Slick Rick The Ruler w/ DJ TGIF, Giant Gorilla Dog Thing
June 27-   Quiet Riot w/ Bad Mothers
July 11-  Culture w/ JoJo Romero & Nightshift 
July 18-  Lettuce w/ Jaw Gems
July 25-   Wild Adriatic and Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Band w/ Hasty Page
August 1-   Marco Benevento w/ CTRL Control


Location: Jennings Landing
June 7-  Great White w/ Joe Mansman & The Midnight Revival Band
June 14-   Albert Hammond Jr. w/ Dark Honey
June 21-  Matisyahu w/ Mirk
June 28-   B.B. King Blues Band Feat. Tito Jackson w/ The Age
July 12-  Big Daddy Kane w/ DJ Trumastr, Und3rstanding, & DJ Supreme 
July 19-  Third World w/ Mixed Roots
July 26-   Yonder Mountain String Band w/ Blind Crow Band
August 2-   Sir Sly w/ The LateShift


Location: Jennings Landing
June 8-  Karl Denson's Tiny Universe w/ Let's Be Leonard
June 15-   Average White Band w/ Victory Soul Orchestra
June 22-  Naughty By Nature w/ JB, DJ Trumastr & Paul Nice
June 29-   The Outlaws w/ The Steppin Stones
July 13-  The Funky Meters w/ Wurliday 
July 20-  Lindsay Ell w/ Anthony Fallarco
July 27-   Marian Hill w/ The Parlor
August 3-   King Yellowman w/ Dr. Jah and The Love Prophets


Location: Tricentennial Park
June 9Dr. John & The Nite Trippers #* w/ Jocamo
June 16-   The Joy Formidable w/ Good Fiction
June 23Tony! Toni! Tone! ^ w/ Tameka Amar
June 30-   The Chronicles as Earth Wind and Fire w/ Thump Gospel as Michael Jackson
July 14-   Enter the Haggis w/ Hair of the Dog
July 21-   Bloc Party w/ Titanics
July 28-   LOCASH w/ Skeeter Creek
August 4-    Molly Hatchet w/ Tumbleweed Highway



Location: Jennings Landing
June 11The Bad Plus Joshua Redman ^ w/ The Chronicles
June 18Chrisette Michele # w/ Bell's Roar
June 25- J. Roddy Walston and The Business w/ Avers
July 9Yonder Mountain String Band w/ The Blind Owl Band
July 16Atlas Genius w/ Rival Galaxies
July 23The Edgar Winter Band ^ w/ Charmboy
July 30Raelynn w/ Big Sky Country
August 6Blue Öyster Cult  w/ Blotto



Location: Jennings Landing
June 12- Fitz & the Tantrums w/ The Features
June 19- Easy Star All-Stars w/ John Brown’s Body
June 26- Dwele# w/ Mirk
July 10- Lord Huron w/ MaryLeigh Roohan
July 17- Eastbound Jesus w/ Stellar Young & Hard Soul
July 24- Dustin Lynch w/ Jacob Powell
July 31- Grand Funk Railroad w/ Wild Adriatic
August 7- Sheila E. w/ Conehead Buddha


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 6- Fabulous Thunderbirds w/ Super 400
June 13- JT Taylor w/ The Ill Funk Ensemble
June 20- The Refrigerators w/ Molly Durnin
June 27- George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic*w/Funk Evolution
July 11- Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show w/Chris Dukes
July 18- Starship ft. Mickey Thomas w/Wild Adriatic & Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra
July 25- Tom Healey Band & Blues Sanctuary
August 1- The Original Wailers w/ Mirk
August 8-  Skeeter Creek w/Whiskey City


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 7- Dave Mason* w/ Emerald City Band
June 14- Bootsy Collins*# w/Soul Session
June 21- Patty Smyth & Scandal^ w/Sirsy
June 28- Dickey Betts & Great Southern *# w/Kirsten Thien
July 5- Blackboard Blues, The George Boone Blues Band, Joe Lowry & The Second Mile Blues Band
July 12- The Bacon Brothers w/Stray Dogs
July 19- Buckwheat Zydeco# w/Captain Squeeze & The Zydeco Moshers
July 26- Smash Mouth w/The Dylan Emmet Band
August 2- Lee Brice^ w/Wendy Owens & Renegade
August 9- The Beach Bums - Tribute to the Beach Boys w/Grand Central Station


Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 2- Vertical Horizon w/Mirk
June 9- The Marshall Tucker Band w/Collette & The Mudcats
June 16- 10,000 Maniacs w/The Erin Harkes Band
June 23- Martha Reeves & The Vandellas*% w/New York Funk Exchange
June 30- Thompson Square^ w/The Hillbilly Horns
July 7- Burton Cummings - The Voice of the Guess Who w/Sly Fox & The Hustlers
July 14- Carbon Leaf w/Enter the Haggis
July 21- Kansas w/Spaceland
July 28- Parrotbeach - A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet w/Electric City Horns
August 4- Live's Ed Kowalczyk w/Mission Hill

Location: Albany Riverfront Park
June 3- Audiostars w/ Cryin Out Loud
June 10- Chubby Checker # w/ Ernie Williams
June 17- Gregg Rolie* w/ The Foy Brothers
June 24- Boyz II Men# w/ Soul Session
July 1- Gin Blossoms ^ w/Ten Year Vamp
July 8- The Town Pants w/ The Ruffians
July 15- Gloria Gaynor # w/ Solid Smoke
July 22- Eddie Money w/ The Tom Healey Band
July 29- Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson Tribute Band) w/ The Big Smoothies
August 5- Fran Cosmo w/ Crossfire


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