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9 bands on 9/9 to showcase local talent Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) has announced the line-up for the first annual Local Legends Live at the Empire State Plaza on September 9, the latest addition to the At the Plaza Summer Series. Local Legends Live will feature nine of the region's hottest bands from Noon - 9 p.m. OGS collaborated with an official selection committee consisting of music critics, bloggers, radio hosts and booking agents to present the best possible line-up in the active Capital Region music scene. Starting at noon on the Plaza's main stage, expect a catchy and eclectic array of tunes including rock, punk, folk, reggae, blues, pop, indie, soul and every possible combination in between. Schedule Noon John Scarpulla http://www.johnscarpullamusic.com/ 1:00 Tom Evans Blues Band http://www.reverbnation.com/thetomevansbluesband 2:00 Stray Dogs http://www.straydogmusic.com/ 3:00 Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde http://www.tainaasili.com/ 4:00 The City Never Sleeps http://www.myspace.com/thecityneversleepsny 5:00 Barons in the Attic http://www.wearethebarons.com/ 6:00 Severe Severe http://www.facebook.com/severesevere 7:00 Charlie Watts Riots http://charliewattsriots.com/ 8:00 Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned http://sgtdunbar.com/ This free event is sponsored by Saratoga Eagle, Albany.com, SEFCU, New York Lottery, Metroland, Times Union, Fox 23 News, Exit 97.7, and Valentine's. Free parking will be available in the East Garage after 3 p.m. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. Glass bottles are prohibited on the Plaza. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/empirestateplaza, www.twitter.com/plazaevents, http://www.empirestateplaza.org/, or call (877) 659-4ESP.