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A few weeks ago, the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Lincoln Center performed live at the Spa Little Theater and gave an unforgettable performance. If you were unable to attend this fantastic concert, then be sure to tune in to WMHT tonight at 7:30PM and watch, for the first time ever, a 30-minute televised broadcast of the concert!

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Although there's no racing at the Saratoga Race Course on Dark Tuesdays, you can always find things to do in Saratoga Springs. On August 9, 16, and 23 - three Dark Tuesdays in August 2016 - there will be free lunchtime concerts at Saratoga Battlefield to brighten up your day!

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Caffe Lena, America's long-running coffeehouse, will be undergoing major renovations from June 10 through August 27. Instead of shutting down for the summer season, Caffe Lena will feature a full schedule of concerts at a temporary venue in downtown Saratoga Springs!

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The 39th annual Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival is nearly here, but due to unfortunate circumstances, Chaka Khan will not be able to headline the festival. In her place, one of the most influential and renowned R&B groups, the Isley Brothers, will perform at SPAC for the first time on June 25!

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The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley, Courtesy of The Isley Brothers, Photo Provided by SPAC
Every summer, the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College hosts a free concert series on the roof of the museum, appropriately titled "UpBeat on the Roof." The 2015 lineup was recently announced and includes a mix of musical styles from chamber music to Latin jazz, folk, rock, and blues.

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Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra (Photo by Bill Ziskin, courtesy of the artists)

On June 1, Opera Saratoga (formerly Lake George Opera) will kick off it's month-long summer festival.

A favorite summer tradition of many Saratogians is the Freihofer's Jazz Festival. Today, the New York State Senate adopted a resolution commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Jazz Festival and proclaimed June to be "Jazz Month."

MP900409239.JPGThe country's premiere tribute show to the tropical singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, Changes In Latitudes, are coming to the Parrot Head Festival in June! These guys (and girls) will transform the Saratoga County Fairgrounds into the ultimate beach party!

The Parrot Head Festival (presented by Saratoga.com) will feature amazing bands, grass skirts, a VIP sand bar, cheeseburger and margarita competitions, and more tropical fun! If you're a Jimmy Buffett fan, you're not going to want to miss this beach party!

Changes In Latitude will be headlining the show, a band that has been called the most authentic Jimmy Buffett tribute show in the country. Want to learn more about Changes In Latitudes? Read on..
parrotheadcontest.jpgJimmy Buffet fans, are you heading to the Parrot Head Festival this summer? The Saratoga County Fairgrounds will be transformed into Margaritaville on June 23 with three amazing bands, grass skirts, VIP sand bar, Landshark Lager, great food, and of course, margaritas!

Who wouldn't want to have a Cheeseburger in Paradise and party all afternoon Caribbean style?

Even better, you Parrot Heads have a chance to win a FREE pair of tickets to the festival right here on Saratoga.com! You can enter once per day to increase your chances of winning the tickets (a $70 value).


The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will be making some changes to give guests a better experience at their events.

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