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UpBeat on the Roof is a cool annual concert series featuring free shows on Friday nights during the summer on the rooftop of the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College. Bring your own chairs/blankets/snacks/drinks and enjoy a night of music.
Shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday, June 13, and continue most every Friday through Aug. 22.
All concerts being at 7 p.m. The rooftop is accessible via the museum elevator or outdoor staircases. Concerts often attract large crowds, so arrive early to guarantee seating. Or come even earlier to check out the artwork in the museum’s galleries. Free parking is available in parking lots adjacent to the museum. Note, in the event of inclement weather, the concerts will be held inside the museum.
Friday, June 13: THE CHRONICLES, a six-piece band that combines jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul and gospel make their UpBeat debut
Friday, June 20: LYLE & PHIL DIVINSKY, a soul and R&B father-son duo (returning act)
Friday, June 27: JEANNE O’CONNOR AND THE NEW STANDARD, soulful reinterpretations of standards from the ’60s and ’70s (returning act)
Friday, July 4: No concert, museum closed
Friday, July 11: ANNIE AND THE HEDONISTS, acoustic blues, vintage jazz, swing and folk (returning act)
Friday, July 18: HOT CLUB OF SARATOGA, gypsy jazz quintet making their UpBeat debut
Friday, July 25: LINDA MAC & COUNTRY MEMORIES, Hillbilly, country, honky-tonk making their UpBeat debut
Friday, Aug. 1: DANA AND SUSAN ROBINSON, old-time mountain music (returning act)
Friday, Aug. 8: JOCELYN ARNDT, blues-inspired contemporary-alternative tempered with elements of jazz making her Upbeat debut
Friday, Aug. 15: HEARD, a blend of jazz, classical and world music inspired by the natural environment (returning act)
Friday, Aug. 22: MIKE PERKINS & FRIENDS, classic rock of the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s making their Upbeat debut