Night: Blink-182 SARATOGA SPRINGS — Punk pop favorites Blink-182 will perform with special guests A Day to Remember, All Time Low, and DJ Spider, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. The band is currently on tour in support of its seventh studio album, “California,” which was released at the beginning of July.
According to International Talent Booking, Blink-182 has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and has rocked audiences from Adelaide to Zurich, becoming one of the defining rock bands of its generation since its humble beginnings in a San Diego garage 24 years ago. The band combines high-energy dynamics with an artistic ambition that transcends any genre. In March 2015, the band started a new chapter as Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio, joined the group as a singer/guitarist.
Amphitheater tickets range from $42.75 to $75, while lawn seats are $25.
Day: Capital District Scottish Games ALTAMONT — The Schenectady Pipe Band will host its 39th annual Capital District Scottish Games at the Altamont Fair Grounds, Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4.
Gates open at 8 a.m. on Saturday and at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
Experience a taste of Scotland without leaving the Capital District. Head over to the games for a celebration of all things Celtic—clothing, food, music, athletics and much more. Highlights include the “Massed Bands,” a parade featuring hundreds of pipers and drummers, performances by The Brigadoons and Kevin McKrell, and exhibits ranging from Scottish clans and societies to dog breeds.
The games not only serve as the site for the Northeastern U.S. Pipe and Drum Championships, but also the Northeastern U.S. Highland Dance and Athletics championships.
Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $22 each on Saturday and $12 each on Sunday. Children ages 12 and younger will be admitted free. Discounts are also available for veterans and active military personnel.
For more details about the event, visit its website at scotgames.com.
The Altamont Fair Grounds are located at 129 Grand St. (Route 146) at the end of Arlington Street in the village of Altamont.
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