New York State presents some of the hottest concerts in the Capital Region at the Empire State Plaza to help celebrate summer. En Vogue, Thomas & Friends, Toots & the Maytals, and Faith Evans. Take a look at the line up and plan accordingly.

June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunchtime at the Plaza

July 4, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. New York State's 4th of July Presented by Price Chopper and Market 32 | Smash Mouth

July 11, 18, 25, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunchtime at the Plaza

July 11, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Capital Concert Series Presented by Miller Lite | En Vogue

As one of the top five highest selling American female music groups in history, En Vogue has sold over 20 million albums to date. Boasting recognizable hits like "Free Your Mind" and "Whatta Man" (featuring Salt N Peppa), En Vogue is grounded in R&B, but shows their appreciation for diverse musical genres in their new album, Electric Cafe. With timeless appeal and resonant voices, don't miss what promises to be a stellar performance at the Empire State Plaza!

July 14, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Kids Day Presented by MVP Health Care | Thomas & Friends™ Sing Along Adventure Come spend the day with Thomas the Tank Engine at Kids Day presented by MVP Health Care! The fun begins at 12 p.m. July 14

July 18, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Capital Concert Series Presented by Miller Lite | Toots & the Maytals * Hosted By Hot 991

July 25, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Capital Concert Series Presented by Miller Lite | Blue Öyster Cult

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018 12:00 p.m. Lunchtime at the Plaza

August 1, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Capital Concert Series Presented by Miller Lite | Grand Funk Railroad

August 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Black Arts & Cultural Festival | Faith Evans * Hosted By Hot 991

August 8, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. New York State Food Festival | Everclear

August 15, 22, 29, 2018 8:00 p.m. Capitol Park After Dark Movies: Out of the Past | Vertigo | West Side Story

September 5, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Jazz at the Plaza | Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers

September 12, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Jazz at the Plaza | Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes

September 19, 2018 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hops and Harvest Festival | The Infamous Stringdusters

September 22, 2018 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Celebration | Raul Acosta y Oro Sólido