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These are the venues that show up (sometimes only occasionally) on our Jazz Calendar pages. If you know of other places that should be on this list (or that should be removed), please send me an email.

Also, it's tough to keep up with venue openings and closings, so it might be wise to call before going. Unless otherwise noted, area code is 518.

Albany

Saratoga

Schenectady

Troy

Out of Area

ALBANY

Albany Elks Lodge, 25 South Allen St, Albany

Appletini's Café, 1118 Central Ave, Albany, 489-2990

Athos Restaurant, 1814 Western Ave, Albany, 608-6400

Bistro/Bar at 74, 74 State St, Albany, 434-7410

Blu Stone Bistro, 661 Albany-Shaker Rd, Colonie, 869-9976

Café Capriccio, 49 Grand St, Albany, 465-0439

Carmine's Restaurant, 4 Sheridan Ave, Albany, 729-4477

Century House, 997 New Loudon Rd (Rt 9), Latham, 785-0834

College of St. Rose, 432 Western Ave, Albany, 454-5102

The Desmond, Albany Shaker Road, Colonie, 869-8100

The Dublin Underground, 1 South Pearl St, Albany, 426-9647

Dutch Apple Cruises, Snow Dock (Port of Albany), Albany, 463-0220

The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845

Emack & Bolio's Downtown, 366 Delaware Ave, Albany, 512-5100

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-0559

Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar, Latham Farms, 579 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham, 786-8272

Figure10 Lounge, 69 N. Pearl St, Albany, 269-3369

First Lutheran Church, 181 Western Ave, Albany,

The Fountain Restaurant, 283 New Scotland Ave, Albany, 482-9898

Four Corners Luncheonette, 2 Grove St, Delmar, 439-0172

The Ginger Man, 234 Western Ave, Albany, 427-5963

Grappa '72 Ristorante, 818 Central Ave, Albany, 482-7200

Guilderland Performing Arts Center, Towasentha Park, Rt. 146, Guilderland, 356-9577

Holiday Inn, 205 Wolf Rd, Albany, 458-7250

Justin’s, 301 Lark St, Albany, 436-7008

Lager House, 185 Old Loudon Rd, Latham, 782-2500

Lanie's Café, 471 Albany-Shaker Rd, Loudonville, 438-5005

Lark Tavern, 453 Madison Ave. Albany, 463-9779

The Linda - WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, 318 Central Ave, Albany, 800-323-9262 ext 4

Massry Center for the Arts, College of St Rose, 1002 Madison Ave, Albany, 800-637-8556

Mercato's Restaurant, 155 Delaware Ave, Delmar, 475-7777

Midtown Tap & Tea Room, 289 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 435-0202

Mill Road Acres, 30 Mill Rd, Latham, 783-7244

Orchard Tavern, 68 N. Manning Blvd, Albany, 482-5677

Page Hall at UAlbany, Western Ave, Albany,

Palace Theater, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, 473-1845

Pauly's Hotel, 337 Central Ave, Albany, 426-0828

Perfect Blend, 376 Delaware Ave, Delmar, 439-6537

The Point, 1100 Madison Ave, Albany, 729-5383

Portofino's Italian Ristorante, 831 New Loudon Rd (in the Travelodge at Latham Circle), Latham, 608-4675

Provence Restaurant, Stuyvesant Plaza- Western Ave at Fuller Rd, Albany, 689-7777

Buhrmaster Barn at Pruyn House, Town of Colonie Cultural Center, 207 Old Niskayuna Road, Newtonville, 783-1435

Scrimshaw Tavern, Desmond Hotel, Colonie, 869-8100

677 Prime, 677 Broadway Albany, 427-7463

Speakeasy518, 42 Howard St, Albany, 449-2332

taste, 30 S. Pearl St, Albany, 694-3322

Ten Broeck Mansion, 9 Ten Broeck Pl. Albany, 436-9826

The Turf House Grill, The Holiday Inn Turf, 205 Wolf Rd Albany, 458-7250

UAlbany Performing Arts Center, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, 442-3300

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SARATOGA 

Bailey's Cafe, corner of Phila & Putnam Streets, Saratoga Springs, 583-6060

Brindisi’s Restaurant, 390 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-6262

Caffé Lena47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs, 583-0022

Cantina, 430 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-5577

Circus Café, 392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-1106

Druthers Brewing Company, 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 306-5275

Fifty South, 2128 Doubleday Ave, Rt. 50, Ballston Spa, 884-2926

Gaffney's, 16 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, 587-7359

Gideon Putnam Hotel, Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs, 584-3000

The Inn at Saratoga, Rt 9 (Broadway) at Rte 50, Saratoga Springs, 583-1890

Jonesville Store, 989 Main St, Clifton Park, 877-0507

Maestro's, 353 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-0312

Max London's, 466 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-3535

Mouzon House, High Rock Ave near the Farmers Market, Saratoga Springs, 226-0014

9 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, 587-7759

Olde Bryan Inn, 123 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, 587-2990

One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs, 587-2026

Panza's Restaurant, Route 9P on Saratoga Lake, Saratoga Springs, 584-6882

The Parting Glass, 40 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, 583-1916

Prime at Saratoga National, 458 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, 583-4653

Ravenswood, 1021 Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-8771

Saratoga City Tavern, 21 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, 581-3230

Saratoga Elks Club, 69 Beekman St, Saratoga Springs, 581-9286 or 399-7833

Saratoga Music Hall, 3rd floor of City Hall, 474 Broadway at Lake, Saratoga Springs, 587-5132

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 476-1000

Saratoga Polo ClubDenton & Bloomfield Roads, Saratoga Springs, 584-8108

Skidmore College, Upper Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-5320

Sperry's, 30-1/2 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, 584-9618 

Sunset Cafe42 Front Street, Ballston Spa, 885-8550

Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080

Wheatfields, 440 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-0534

Whistling Kettle, 24 Front Street, Ballston Spa, 884-2664

The Wine Bar, 417 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-8777

Wishing Well Restaurant, 745 Saratoga Rd, Wilton, 584-7640

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SCHENECTADY

A Place for Jazz, First Unitarian Society, 1221 Wendell Ave, Schenectady, 465-1278 (fall concert series)

Aperitivo Bistro, 426 State St, Schenectady, 579-3371

Bourbon Street Cafe2209 Central Ave, Schenectady, 382-1110

Café NOLA, 617 Union St, Schenectady, 357-8628

Central Park Concert Series, Agnes McDonald Music Haven Stage, Central Park, Schenectady, 800-962-8007 (summer only)

First Reformed Church of Schenectady, 8 N. Church St., Schenectady, 377-2201

Freedom Park, Schonowee Ave, Scotia, 370-0662 (summer only)

Glen Sanders Mansion1 Glen Ave, Scotia, 374-7262

Jazz on Jay, "The Circle" at State and Jay (across from Proctor's), Schenectady, 372-5656; rain location: Robb Alley in Proctors arcade  (summer only)

Moon & River Café, 115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady, 382-1938

Proctors Theatre, 432 State St, Schenectady, 382-3884

River Stone Manor, 1437 Amsterdam Rd, Glenville, 382-8322

Rotterdam Senior Center, 2639 Hamburg St, Schenectady, 356-1561

Schenectady County Community College, Carl Taylor Auditorium, Schenectady, 381-1232

Schenectady High School, 1445 The Plaza, Schenectady,

Stockade Inn, 1 N. Church St, Schenectady, 346-3400

Stoney's Irish Grill, 1859 Van Vranken Ave, Schenectady, 382-9759

Tavolo, Glen Sanders Mansion, 1 Glen Ave, Scotia, 374-7262

Union College807 Union St, Schenectady, 388-6000

Van Dyck, 237 Union St, Schenectady, 348-7999 

The Whisperdome, First Unitarian Society, 1221 Wendell Ave, Schenectady

Yours, 145 Barrett St, Schenectady, 370-9865

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TROY

Arlington House, 3532 Route 43, West Sand Lake, 674-1880

Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River St, Troy, 273-0552

Brown's Brewing Company, 417 River St, Troy, 273-BEER

Canal Square, Remsen Street, Cohoes, 237-7999 (summer only)

Carmen's Café, 198 First St (corner of Adams), Troy, 326-2064

Collar City Live!, Riverfront Park, Troy, 273-0834 (summer only)

Daily Grind, 46 Third St, Troy, 272-8658

Daisy Baker's, 33 Second St, 266-9200

EMPAC, RPI, 110 8th St at College Ave, Troy, 276-4135

Franklin Plaza, Fourth & Grand Streets, Troy, 270-9622

Hoosic Valley Elementary School, 22 Pleasant Ave, Schaghticoke, 753-4704

Kokopellis, 124 4th St, Troy, 326-3024

More Bread and Jam Café, 130 Remsen St, Cohoes, 874-4272

NYS Theater Institute37 First Street, Troy, 274-3200

Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake, 2339 Rte 43, Averill Park, 235-2656

Paolo Lombardi's Ristorante, 104 West Sand Lake Rd (Rt. 150),  Wynantskill, 283-0202

Revolution Hall, 419 River St, Troy, 273-2337

Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave, Troy, 272-2390

Smith's of Cohoes Restaurant, 171 Remsen St, Cohoes, 237-9809

Spillin' the Beans13 3rd St, Troy, 268-1028

Trader Ed's Nautical Pub & Restaurant, 630 2nd Ave, Troy, NY, 237-2717

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, State and Second St, Troy, 273-0038

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OUT OF THE CAPITAL DISTRICT For out-of-town venues, we have added approximate distance and general direction from downtown Albany. We list venues within about 100 miles of Albany.

Adam'space, 592 Route 299, Highland (New Paltz), NY, 845-255-5295 (70 miles south)

Adirondack Community College, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY, 518-743-2264 (60 miles north)

Adirondack Pub & Brewery, 33 Canada Street, Lake George, NY, 668-0002 (60 miles north)

Armadillo Restaurant, 97 Abeel St., Kingston, NY, 845-339-1550 (55 miles south)

Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St, Athens , NY 945-2136 (30 miles south)

Baba Louie's Sourdough Pizza, 34 Depot St, Pittsfield, MA 413-499-2400 (40 miles east)

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 845-758-6822 (50 miles south)

Barnsider Smokehouse, Route 9 South, Lake George, NY, 518-668-5268 (60 miles north)

The Basement, 21 Center St, Northampton, MA, 413-586-9030 (95 miles east)

Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY, (845) 679-4406 (50 miles south)

Belleayre Music Festival, Belleayre Mountain, Highmount, NY 800-942-6904 (90 miles southwest)

Blue Plate Restaurant, 1 Kinderhook St, Chatham, NY, 518-392-7711 (30 miles southeast)

Bread Alone, 45 East Market St, Rhinebeck, NY, 845-876-3108 (60 miles south)

Bull and Buddha, 319 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY, 845-337-4848 (75 miles south)

Café Latino, 1111 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA, 413-662-2004 (50 miles east)

Calvin Theater, 19 King St, Northampton, MA, 413-584-1444 (95 miles east)

Cambridge Hotel, 4 West Main St, Cambridge, NY, 518-677-5626 (45 miles northeast)

The Canteen, 139 Ashland St, North Adams, MA, 413-664-4415 (50 miles east)

Castle Street Cafe, 10 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA, 413-528-5244 (55 miles southeast)

Catskill Point, Catskill, NY 518-943-3400 (35 miles south)

Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen St, Glens Falls, 798-963 (55 miles north)

Club Helsinki Hudson, 405 Columbia St, Hudson, NY 518-828-4800 (40 miles south)

Colonial Theatre, 111 South St, Pittsfield, MA, 413-997-4444 (40 miles east)

Colony Café, 22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY, 845-679-5342 (50 miles south)

Conkling Hall2318 Methodist Hill Rd, Renssellaerville, NY, 518-797-3459 (30 miles southwest)

The Country Inn, 1380 County Road 2, Krumville, NY 845-657-8956, (70 miles south)

Dorset Inn, 8 Church St & Route 30, Dorset, VT 802-867-5500, (70 miles northeast)       

Dunham's Bay Resort, 2999 Rte 9L, Lake George, NY, 518-656-9242 (60 miles north)

The Falcon, 1348 Rte 9W, Marlboro, NY (85 miles south)

Gateways Inn, 51 Walker St, Lenox, MA, 413-637-2532 (50 miles east)

Glove Theater, 42 N. Main St, Gloversville, NY, 518-773-8255 (50 miles northwest)

Gomen Kudasai, 215 Main St, New Paltz, NY 845-255-8811 (70 miles south)

Heron Cove Concerts, 111 Farnams Causeway, Cheshire MA 01225, 413-743-4425 (50 miles east)

High Falls Café, 12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls, NY 845-687-2699, (65 miles south)

Hudson Jazzworks, 338 Kipp Rd, Hudson, NY 822-1640 (40 miles south)

Hudson Opera House, 317 Warren St, Hudson, NY 822-1438 (40 miles south)

Inquiring Mind Gallery, 65 Partition St, Saugerties, NY, (845) 246-5155 (50 miles south)

Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St, Northampton, MA, 413-584-0610 (95 miles east)

Iron Lantern Restaurant, 272 Rt. 4A W, Castleton, VT, 802-468-5474 (95 mile north)

Jack & Luna's Café, 3928 Main St, Stone Ridge, NY, 845-687-9794 (65 miles south)

Jackson's Old Chatham House, On the Square, County Rte 13 & Albany Turnpike, Old Chatham, NY, 518-794-7373 (25 miles southeast)

Java Shop, 19 Exchange St, Glens Falls, NY 798-7900 (55 miles north)

Jazz @ WallSpace, 323 Wall St, Kingston, NY 845-338-8700  (55 miles south)

Jazz in the Valley, BSP Space, 323 Wall Street,  Kingston, NY, 845-384-6350 (55 miles south)

Kleinert/James Arts Center, Tinker St, Woodstock, NY, 845-679-5154 (50 miles south)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA,  413-644-9040 (55 miles southeast)

MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall St, North Adams, MA, 413-662-2111 (50 miles east)

Maverick Concerts, 129 Maverick Rd, Woodstock, NY, 800-595-4849 (50 miles south)

The Meeting Place, Days Inn, 1454 Rt. 9, Queensbury, NY, 518-792-9565 (60 miles north)

Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY, 845-255-1000 (70 miles south)

Music Mountain, Music Mountain Rd (between Rts 7 and 63), Falls Village, CT, 860-824-7126 (summer only) (75 miles southeast)

Newburgh Jazz Series, Waterfront Landing on Front St, Newburgh, NY 845- 568-0198  (summer only) (90 Miles south)

Orient Ultra Lounge, 319 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY, 845-337-3546 (75 miles south)

Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St, Cooperstown, NY 800-348-6222 or 607-47-9931 (70 miles west)

Palmer House Café, 1462 Main St, Rensselaerville, NY 518-797-3449 (30 miles southwest)

Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, 392-6121 (30 miles southeast)

Pub at Cooper's Cave, 2 Sagamore St, Glens Falls, 792-0007 (55 miles north)

Red Onion Restaurant, Route 212, Woodstock, NY 845-679-1223 (55 miles south)

Rosendale Cafe, 434 Main St, Rosendale, NY, 845-658-9048 (70 miles south)

St. John's Episcopal Church, 207 Albany St, Kingston, 845-331-2252 (55 miles south)

Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, 169 Ulster Ave, Saugerties, NY 845-246-7723 (45 miles south)

Savona's Trattoria, 11 Broadway, Kingston, NY 845-339-6800 (55 miles south)

Seven Hills Inn, 40 Plunket St, Lenox, MA, 800-869-6518 (summer only) (50 miles east)

Shepard Park, Canada St, Lake George (60 miles north) 

Sherman's Dance Hall, Caroga Lake, NY, 518-835-4110 (65 miles northwest)

Ship to Shore, 15 West Strand, Kingston, NY, 845-334-888 (55 miles south)

Southern Vermont Arts Center, West Road, Manchester, VT, 802-362-2522 (60 miles northeast)

Spencertown Academy, 790 Route 203, Spencertown, NY, 518-392-3693 (35 miles southeast)

Sugar Loaf Music Series, Seligmann Center for the Arts, 23 White Oak Drive, Sugar Loaf, NY 10918 (110 miles south)

Tanglewood, Lenox, MA, 888-266-1200 (summer only) (50 miles east)

33 Music Club, 33 North Front St at Wall St, Kingston, NY, 845-339-8440 (55 miles south)

UMass Fine Arts Center, Amherst, MA, 1- 800-999-UMAS (105 miles east)

Union Bar & Grill, 293 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, 413-528-6228 (55 miles southeast)

Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY, 845-255-1559 (70 miles south)

Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Studio 222, Brattleboro, VT, 802-254-9088 (80 miles east by northeast)

Vine's BistroThe Windham Arms Hotel, Main Street, Windham, NY, 518-734-3000 (55 miles southwest)

Virgo's Sip N Soul Café, 469 Fishkill Ave, Beacon, NY, 845-831-1543 (90 miles south)

Wallabee's Jazz Bar, 190 Glen St, Glens Falls, NY, 518-792-8282 (55 miles north)

Williams College, Williamstown, MA (45 miles east)

Yanni's Cucina, 16 Marina Drive, Coeymans, NY 756-7033 (15 miles south)

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