Utica, NY (WIBX) - You can unwind after work and enjoy some music and a cold beverage as a local summertime favorite kicks-off tonight.

The 2012 Saranac Thursday season get underway at the FX Matt Brewery Courtyard.

The gates open at 5:30, with Dashboard Nixon taking the stage at 6:00

Admission is $5, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica area.

For a complete schedule of bands, click here