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Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 2021 Virtual Alive at Five Tapings Move to Full Capacity!


CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator


Albany, NY – Today, the City of Albany announced their original plans for the filming of Virtual Alive at Five performances in front of limited audiences has been amended. Due to the opening of New York State because the vaccination rate has been met, all of the remaining Alive at Five Tapings will now be fully open to the public!  We are excited that we can now safely bring audiences back to the Albany Riverfront for great music!  

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, KeyBank, a strong supporter of both the City of Albany and the greater Capital Region. KeyBank believes few things have the power to break down barriers and open our minds more than the arts and music, and their sponsorship of Alive at Five is another great example of how they help communities thrive.

The concert series is dedicated to celebrating all of the front line workers in the capital region who were on the front lines of the COVID crisis.  

Alive at Five tapings will be occurring Wednesdays 5-8pm on the follow dates.  Recorded shows will be airing on the following Thursdays on our channels below.

  • June 30th -Reggae Night (Airs July 8th)
    • The Meditations and Mixed Roots
  • July 7th - WEQX Night (Airs July 15th)
    • Soule Monde and Victory Soul Orchestra
  • July 14th - Folk/Pop Night (Airs July 22nd)
    • Amy Helm and The Sea The Sea
  • July 21st - Funk Night (Airs July 29th)
    • Hartley’s Encore and Yim Yam
  • July 28th- Classic Rock Night 
    • Warrant and Joe Mansman and The Midnight Revival Band (*WARRANT Performance will not be aired virtually. Joe Mansman only will air on August 5th)

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Parking is available at Riverfront Parking Garage. For more information visit Park Albany.

"All of us at the Albany Parking Authority are excited to hear about the return of the “Alive at Five” concert series to Albany’s Jennings Landing. The energy and vibrance of events like Alive at Five bring to our city cannot be understated. We are looking forward to being part of and supporting the return of even more events in the near future” - Matt Peter Executive Director of the Albany Parking Authority

Vendors are still needed for the Alive at Five tapings!  Please email if you are interested.

The City of Albany and local bars and restaurants have partnered for a program called Restart Albany.  This will take place starting on July 8th and you’ll be able watch the performance from the previous week and catch some live music at participating venues.  Please keep an eye out for further information about where and who will be playing!

Alive at Five is presented by: KeyBank, CDTA, Capital Pride Center, In Our Own Voices, DeCresente, Miller Lite, Truly Hard Seltzer, Hilton Garden Inn, Recovery Sports Grill, Park Albany Dutch Apple Cruises, Tri-City Valley Cats, WEXT Radio, 88.3 The Saint, WEQX, Nippertown,, and NYS Music. 

Poster designed by Andrew Sober.

For more information on Alive at Five please visit: or follow us on Social media: Facebook/Twitter/ Instagram: @AlbanyNYevents 


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