Events

Dad Fest

June 18, 2017
Washington Park

1pm - 6pm
FREE!

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Now in its third year, Dad Fest is the City of Albany’s celebration of all the fantastic fathers out there. Featuring live music, great food, vendors, kids' activities and more family fun, Dad Fest is a chance for the whole family to kick back and enjoy an early summer afternoon at one of the Capital Region’s most picturesque parks, surrounded by good folks, good tunes and good times. Of course, you don’t have to be a dad to enjoy Dad Fest – this event offers a little fun for everyone.  Bring the family, jump on the Love Albany Bounce House provided by Christ's Church Albany! PLUS FREE Rock Climbing on the Climb Time wall from 1-6pm!


This event is produced with the help of community volunteers. Please contact us to be a part of this great experience!

For parking information, visit www.parkalbany.com.

Special ground rules in effect: No glass containers of any kind, recording of performances, animals or pets (excluding ADA-defined service animals). All City of Albany parks are now tobacco-free. Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items. Any type of recording of the performance or presentation is prohibited without prior written consent. 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.

Dad Fest logo design by Andrew Sober.


Schedule

18 Jun 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm

RAMBLIN' JUG STOMPERS

Kickin' up a vintage American roots-rockin' ruckus for more than a decade, the Stompers offer a unique combination of hot-wired musicianship and quick wit.

 Official Website     Washington Park

18 Jun 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm

MARK GAMSJAGER & THE LUSTRE KINGS

The Lustre Kings boast a devoted international fanbase and perform over 150 dates a year, including regular stops at nightspots, festivals and casinos. The band staked a claim to a modern take on the reverb-driven sounds of early rock, leaning on touchstones of country, blues & R&B.

 Official Website     Washington Park

18 Jun 2017 4:30pm-6:00pm
POWERHOUSE FUNK BAND

POWERHOUSE FUNK BAND

If you want feet that stay on the dance floor, electricity and excitement in the room, and feel-good fire deep in your soul, and the terrific sounds of excellent music in your veins, then POWERHOUSE is the band for you! Soul music, R&B, neo soul, jazz, funk, and everything else in-between!

 Official Website     Washington Park

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.

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The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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