Alive at Five

Alive at Five featured R&B Night on Thursday, August 3rd with Montell Jordan and DJ TGIF. Photography by Timothy Reidy.

Camtron 5000 and DJ J-Ronin performed at Alive at Five at the boat launch in Albany on Thursday, July 27th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.

Skatalites and Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets played Alive at 5 last week, on July 20th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.

Mihali performed at Alive at 5 in Albany on Thursday, June 15th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.


Photography By: Andrzej Pilarczyk Talk about fun! Ballyhoo have been on the scene since 1995. Yes, they haven’t reached the pinnacle on a like minded band, well, like, 311, however they are the ‘Bomb’ when it comes to the fusion of Reggae, Rock, and Indie music! Check ’em out! Their 2018 outing, “Detonate,” has been […]

The August edition of Xperience Monthly is out and I started my day out by helping deliver our magazine to the Center Square area of Albany before heading down to Jennings Landing for Alive at Five. The plan was that I meet up early with Frankie of Mirth Films to do our set up together. […]

Recently (7/21/2022) Albany’s free concert series Alive at Five, we were graced with the stellar sounds of gritty Maryland Punk Rock/Reggae from one of the nation’s hardest working bands, Ballyhoo!, hailing out of Aberdeen Maryland. I met with Front man/Guitarist/Vocalist Howi Spangler, percussionist Donald Spangler, bassist Nick Lucera, Keyboardist/vocalist Scott Vandrey, and last but not […]

Photography by: Tim Reidy

Alive @ 5 Talib Kweli, Jennings Landing 7/7/22 Being in my 60’s, I am not what you would call a Hip Hop aficionado, but I enjoy the Hip Hop nights at Alive @ 5.  A few years ago was Big Daddy Kane, and this year featured Talib Kweli.  The rappers always bring their A game, […]

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