Tis the season for spending time outside enjoying everything the Albany area has to offer. One thing we all love are events at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Always free, always family friendly and always fun.

Thanks to Saranac, here's the New York State Capital Concert Series line-up:

 

Living Colour 

Wednesday: June 4, 5 – 9 p.m.

Kellie Pickler 

Wednesday: June 11, 5 – 9 p.m.

Bootsy Collins

Wednesday: June 18, 5 – 9 p.m.

George Thorogood  

Wednesday: June 25, 5 – 9 p.m.

Price Chopper Presents New York State’s 4th of July Celebration with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals and Gedeon Luke & The People

Thursday: July 4, 3 – 10 p.m.

GE’s Kids Day Sing Along Adventure with Mike the Knight

Sunday: July 13, Noon – 5 p.m.

African American Family Day 

Saturday: August 2, Noon – 7 p.m.

New York State Food Festival 

Wednesday: August 13, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration 

September: 13, 5 – 10 p.m.