The 2016 Saranac Thursdays Band Lineup has been announced.

The FX Matt Brewing Company will kick-off the 19th season of Saranac Thursdays on May 19th with the band Showtime.  The season will run through September 1st in the brewery's outdoor beer garden.

Here's the complete band lineup:

  • May 19                        Showtime
  • May 26                        The New York Rock
  • June 2                         Last Left
  • June 9                         Born To Run
  • June 16                       Wild Adriatic
  • June 23                       Classified
  • June 30                       Floodwood
  • July 7                          The Crazy Fools
  • July 14                        MoChester
  • July 21                        Gridley Paige
  • July 28                        Enter The Haggis
  • August 4                     SimpleLife
  • August 11                   Annie In the Water
  • August 18                   The Bomb
  • August 25                   Lonesome Dove
  • September 1               The Matt Lomeo Band

Gates will open at 5:30, with live music from 6:00 to 9:00.  Admission is $5, which includes one beverage.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area.

Since its inception, Saranac Thursdays has raised over $40,000 for the local community.

Melissa Camman from the FX Matt Brewery will be a guest on First News with Keeler in the Morning on Tuesday at 7:45.