Capital Region

Out and About for June 20 through 26, 2019

Death Cab for Cutie, Hasty Page, 'Long Island Medium,' and Mopco comedy troupe going local with special performances
Death Cab for Cutie head to Cooperstown on Friday with a show at Ommegang Brewery.
Death Cab for Cutie head to Cooperstown on Friday with a show at Ommegang Brewery.

Death Cab for Cutie heads to Cooperstown and the stage at Ommegang Brewery on Friday with “Thank You for Today.”

The alternative rock band first came on the scene in the early 2000s, with songs like “I Will Follow You into the Dark” and “Soul Meets Body.” Comprised of Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr, Dave Depper and Zac Rae, the band that started out as a side project is into its third decade and has eight Grammy Award nominations under its belt. 

Jenny Lewis, a singer-songwriter and former lead singer of Rilo Kiley, opens the show. 

Tickets are $45-$50. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday. For more information visit 

Shortly after taking the stage at the Tulip Festival, Hasty Page is heading to The Linda: WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio for an album release show on Friday. Capital Region natives Josh Morris, Zane Agnew and James Paolano have been working on the new album, “Things to Do Before I Die,” for nearly two years.

It brings together pop hooks and rock melodies. The band’s single, “Vices,” has already been streamed on Spotify thousands of times. Friday’s show starts at 8 p.m. with two other local bands, El Modernist and Gabby Hammond. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more info visit  

The Round Lake Antiques Festival kicks off on Saturday in the heart of the village. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 100 vendors from across the United States and Canada will sell collectibles and antiques. The festival continues at 9 a.m. on Sunday, rain or shine. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Round Lake Library. For more information visit 

Theresa Caputo, the star of TLC’s “Long Island Medium” heads to Albany on Wednesday to talk about her life as a medium. Caputo has worked as a medium for more than 20 years, doing readings for celebrities and others seeking closure. During Wednesday’s show, she’ll give some people in the audience readings of their own. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theater. Tickets are $42.75-92.75. For more info visit  

Rivers Casino and Resort brings ’90s rock to Schenectady on Saturday with Everclear. Known for songs like “Santa Monica” and “Father of Mine,” the band has been together since 1991, featuring Art Alexakis, Dave French, Freedy Herrera and Brian Nolan. “Black is the New Black,” their latest album came out in 2015 and they’ve continued to tour in support of album, along with their previous hits. Saturday’s show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-55. For more info visit 

Mopco is hosting comedy for a cause on Saturday, teaming up with the American Heart Association. From 8-10 p.m. seventy-five percent of the proceeds from the show will help to fund ongoing research on heart disease. The performance will be done Theatresports-style, which pits two teams of improvisers against one another, performing songs and scenes inspired by the audience. Tickets are $15 for adults, $6 for children, seniors and students. For more information visit

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