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August 23, 2019


DATE:              Friday, August 23, 2019
CONTACT:        Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
               / 518.434.5415

ALBANY, NY - The City of Albany new art and craft market Fallbany launches  this September. The series will be held in Tricentennial Park located on Broadway in Downtown Albany on September 5,12,19 and 26.  The market will run each Thursday from 11:30a.m.-2:00p.m.!   A midday showcase for local art, crafts, music and culture, Fallbany features exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week. Sponsors for the event are WEXT Radio and Albany Center Gallery!  

Featuring live music from:
Honey Slider (September 5th) 
Honey Slider is a folk/rock/blues trio comprised of Caity Gallagher on vocals and keys, Alec Lewis on vocals and guitar, and Will Kidder on bass. Caity and Alec began writing together in 2013 and released their debut album Unearned Unhappiness in 2016.

Mike Grutka (September 12th) 
This acoustic based singer/songwriter blends funky-modern-roots with a rock and roll sound that has already scored him airplay at more than 400 radio stations across the U.S. and Canada.

Angelina Valente (September 19) 
Singer/songwriter located in Upstate New York. She began performing in local community theater groups at the age of five. Rider University graduate with a musical theatre degree, but at her time at college, she found a love for writing music.

Julia Alsarraf (September 26)
Julia Alsarraf is a multi-talented artist who brings her unique vision of the world into her songwriting. In addition to her own music, she also enjoys working across genres with other musicians like Joy Adler & the Souls of Evolution, Sydney Worthley & Left to Write.

You can still fill out the Fallbany vending application online by visiting this link: 

Or to request a paper or PDF application via phone, email or fax, contact Ty Versocki at the City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs:
Phone:  518.434.5416

For additional information on Fallbany or any of the other City Festivals, call 518.434.2032, visit or follow albanyNYevents on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. 

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