Empire State Plaza9 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.


Contact: Heather Groll - Public Affairs Office (518) 474-5987 heather.groll@ogs.ny.gov http://www.ogs.ny.gov