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Downtown Albany attracts world renowned artists and sporting events to the many entertainment venues that are within the district. These include the Times Union Center, Albany Capital Center, Capital Repertory Theater, and Palace Theatre to name a few. Greats such as Diana Ross, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Buble, Keith Urban, American Idol, NBA, WNBA and NCAA basketball, and AHL hockey have all taken center stage Downtown.

On any given night, there could be as many as 24 unique performances at a variety of venues. Grab a drink or dinner and listen to local pianists, check out the latest upcoming independent rock group, or watch established national artists take the stage at the Capital Region’s premier venues-Downtown plays host to them all. Living downtown provides quick access to all these wonderful venues and offerings.