2024 Alive at Five Summer Concert Series

June 6,13,20,27; July 11,18,25; Aug 1

4:30pm - 8:00pm

Albany’s signature free concert series premiered in the summer of 1990 with a performance by legendary folk artist Richie Havens, band has since grown into a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Showcasing a diverse lineup of big names, up-and-coming acts and the region’s most talented original artists, Alive at Five offers eight weeks of free, critically acclaimed performances catering to nearly every taste.

Vendors: Applications for Alive at Five Summer Concert Series are now closed. All vendors must meet the criteria listed in each application in order to be considered for the event. Due to the high volume of applications and limited space at each event, spaces are occasionally sold out prior to the application deadline. Walk-in vendors are NOT permitted at any time. 

Parking: $8 flat fee parking is available at the Riverfront Garage (2 Columbia St.) and Quackenbush Garage (25 Orange St.) starting at 4pm. Handicap parking and EV charging spaces are available at both locations, for more information on parking options, vist

This event is produced with the help of community volunteers. Volunteers are still needed. Please contact us to be a part of this great experience: (518) 434-2032 or email the volunteer coordinator.

Special ground rules in effect: No 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). 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 childcare reasons may be addressed individually.


18 Jul 2024 5:00PM - 6:00PM

UPSTATE REGGAE POSSIE - Thursday July 18 (5:00PM)

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18 Jul 2024 6:30PM - 8:00PM

THIRD WORLD - Thursday July 18 (6:30PM)

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25 Jul 2024 5:00PM - 6:00PM

SIRSY- Thursday July 25 (5:00PM)

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25 Jul 2024 6:30PM - 8:00PM

THE RECORD COMPANY - Thursday July 25 (6:30PM)

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1 Aug 2024 5:00PM - 6:00PM

HILLTOP - Thursday Aug 1st (5:00PM)

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1 Aug 2024 6:30PM - 8:00PM

GALACTIC feat JELLY JOSEPH - Thursday Aug 1st (6:30PM)

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If you are interested in sponsoring any of our upcoming events, please contact us at 518.434.2032.

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About Us

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.


City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
City Hall - Room M252
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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