One of the Cap City's summer staples returns for the 2022 season, and that is the Alive at 5 free concert series at Jennings Landing in Albany.

Every summer thousands come down to Albany's Hudson Riverfront to enjoy food, beverages, and music from some big name artists. Alive at 5 is held every Thursday evening starting June 9th and running through August 4th. Each week features a different genre of music from country to hip hop and everything in between.

Two fantastic acts from the world of hip hop will be spotlighted during this summer's Alive at 5 concert series.

Talib Kweli

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Hot 99.1 is proud to welcome Talib Kweli to Albany's Alive at 5 on Thursday July 7th. Special guests include JB!! aka Dirty Moses, DJ TGIF & DJ Siroc.

Doug E. Fresh

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Legendary rapper, producer and 'human beatbox' Doug E. Fresh will close out the summer 2022 Alive at 5 concert season on Thursday, August 4th. Also taking the stage that night, DJ Hollyw8d and Albany hip hop artist Ohzhe.

Again, all shows are free and located at Jennings Landing at the Corning Preserve along the Hudson River. In case of rain, the concert moves under the nearby 787 overpass.

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For more information, including the complete schedule, ground rules, and opportunities to volunteer, visit albanyevents.org. There will be a $5 flat rate for parking at the Riverfront Garage located at the corner of Broadway and Columbia Street. More info at parkalbany.com.

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