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Summer Square

SUMMER SQUARE 

FREE! Saturday’s kicking off on July 13th! 

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall’s free Summer Square series presented by New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Bacchus Wood-Fired kicks off Saturday, July 13th and runs through August 31st!  A summer favorite, the free outdoor concert series will be held Saturday evenings at 6pm.  Located in the Music Hall courtyard on 2nd Street, the series will be showcasing some of the area's top talents. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy some summer fun! 


Saturday, July 13th: OM Q

Singer/songwriter OM Q found themselves in different creative territory after taking a hiatus to heal. OM's poignant lyrics and larger than life vocals express the highs and lows of American life. Harnessing over 15 years of performing – OM builds a sonic bridge between Earth and its inhabitants. We can all tap into our own inner alchemy. Sound heals.


Saturday, July 20th: Reese Fulmer

Cutting his teeth as the house manager at the iconic Saratoga Springs listening room Caffe Lena, Reese Fulmer has emerged “with a poet’s sensibility rich with great storytelling, imagery and a healthy dose of irony.” The 2023 and 2024 Americana Artist of the Year at the Thomas Edison Music Awards, Reese and his band are among the fastest-rising groups in the Capital Region. With a rotating cast of top players and a broad and dynamic body of work, their live performances are always fresh and full of joy.


Saturday, July 27th: Triskele

The Capital Region's Premier All~Female Irish Band! Stunning harmonies that touch your soul.


Saturday, August 10th Julia Alsarraf 

Julia Alsarraf is a singer and multi-instrumentalist based in Troy, NY whose songwriting ranges from contemporary folk to indie pop/rock. Her music has been described as deep, soulful, and vulnerable.


Saturday, August 17th: Rhynhart-Hellwitz Duo 

The Rhynhart-Hellwitz Duo is relatively recent collaboration of long-time Albany residents Charlie Rhynhart on dobro guitar, harmonica, and vocals;  Fred Hellwitz on electric guitar.  Our music is a conglomeration of blues tunes, jazz standards, original songs, and the occasion folk or “pop” tune, often incorporating an "unconventional approach" to conventional genres.


Saturday, August 24th: Zan Strumfeld

Zan Strumfeld of The Winter Folk is an Americana musician performing anthems for the revivalists, lullabies for the lonely, and ballads for the hopeful. The Winter Folk blend an upbeat, rootsy spirit with a melodic longing and vulnerability in their storytelling.

 

Saturday, August 31st: Dust Bowl Faeries 

Dust Bowl Faeries perform a faerie-tale fusion of dark cabaret and gothic polka music, infused with a dose of witchcraft and a dusting of woodland magic. Celebrating their ten year anniversary in 2024, the accordion driven freak-folk ensemble hails from the New York Hudson Valley and draws inspiration from sinister circus songs, murder ballads and Eastern European folk music. Singing saw, piano accordion, electric bass, percussion and acoustic guitar combine to create the Dust Bowl Faeries otherworldly sound. Dust Bowl Faeries was founded by Ryder Cooley (faerie queen) and her taxidermy spirit animal, Hazel the Ram.  Ryder and Hazel are joined by Jon B. Woodin (rocket faerie), Jude Roberts (hobbit faerie) for this special trio performance at Summer Square.


 

*Check our website and social media for updates in case of inclement weather.  If the event is canceled due to weather, it will not be rescheduled. 



Thanks to our sponsors:

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

Bacchus Wood- Fired

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