We're feeling what could be record heat in the Capital Region today, so as a precaution, the city will move tonight's free Alive at 5 show with Doug E. Fresh to the rain location. In other words, you'll have plenty of shade.

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Generally, these shows are held on the stage at Jennings Landing at the Corning Preserve, but due to the extreme heat and the chance of thunderstorms, the show will be moved up the road. The rain location is underneath the 787 overpass at Colonie Street and Water Street, right by the Corning Preserve boat launch.

Everything else remains the same. Food and beverage vendors will still be on hand and you'll be able to rock out under the bridge.

Tonight's lineup is:

  • OHZHE
  • DJ TGIF
  • DJ Hollyw8d
  • Doug E. Fresh

And hosted by Hot 99.1's DJ Biz.

Mayor Kathy Sheehan/City of Albany
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Be sure to stay hydrated as temps will be in the upper 90's and there is a chance of thunderstorms as well.

This is the last Alive at 5 concert of the 2022 season, so bring some friends and enjoy an unforgettable night of Hip Hop!

HOT SHOTS: Hip Hop Night featuring the Sugarhill Gang at the Empire State Plaza

It was an EPIC night in Albany on Wednesday July 27, 2022! Thousands were on hand at the Empire State Plaza, the weather was perfect for a night of hip hop.

The Powerhouse Funk Band kicked off the night and DJ TGIF pumped up the crowd between performances. Then it was ON! Melle Mel & Scorpio and the Sugarhill Gang took us on a nightlong journey of hip hop that had the crowd on its feet all night!

Did we see you there?

Hot Shots: Inner Circle and Yellowman at the Empire State Plaza

It was indeed a HOT night in Albany as many came out to SWEAT!

Wednesday July 20, 2022 was Reggae Night at the Empire State Plaza, part of the free Capital Concert Series. Thousands came out to be part of the show, whether it was sitting on the museum steps or dancing in front of the stage.

The night began legendary reggae artist King Yellowman featuring K'reema and the Sagittarius Band. Afterward, the iconic Jamaican sounds of Inner Circle heated things up even more with their hits 'Bad Boys', 'Sweat' and 'Summer Jammin'.

Did we see you there?

Albany's Alive at 5 with Talib Kweli 7/7/22

What a night! Can you spot yourself in the crowd?