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  • No tickets required. We strongly encourage $1 per person donation to be paid at the gate. We can take Visa or Mastercard but prefer cash or check.
  • No registration is required
  • At this time, masks are not required
  • We will follow the OHA guidelines. Please check our website and facebook for updates on the day of concert.
  • In the past we have not had to turn people away. Albany Parks & Recreation reserves the right to limit capacity for the health and safety of our patrons and staff.
  • The front entrance on Water Ave is the “main entrance” into the venue.
  • There is an entrance near the playground
  • There is an entrance behind the Senior Center building (on the Dave Clark Path)

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  • Chairs and Blankets are allowed to be placed in the park after 6 a.m. on concert days. No tarps allowed. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • There will be an area, in front of the stage, for blanket seating only. This area opens at 5:30 p.m. when staff makes the announcement.
  • Please do not place items in fire lanes or places that are blocked off. If your items are placed in those areas, Albany Parks and Recreation will move the items to the closet available spot near your placement.
  • Staff will not be on site to regulate chair and blanket placement in the early morning. 
  • Place your belongings at your own risk.
  • Albany Parks and Recreation is not responsible for items that have been moved or lost.
  • Please limit size of coolers you bring into venue.
  • Larger items can be checked in at bike valet. (Example: wagon, strollers, etc.)
  • No BBQ’s are allowed in venue. The park BBQ stands will be closed.

  • This year visit our booth as you enter the venue to receive your fun art and craft activity “to-go” packet for kids! Booth is open 5:30-7:00 p.m. each concert. Activities are geared toward ages 2-10 years old.


  • Alcohol is not permitted before 5:30 p.m. on concert days in Monteith Riverpark, alcohol is permitted after 5:30 p.m. until the end of the concert.

  •  Beverages are available for purchase. OLCC guidelines for service are strictly followed - ID is required.

  • Outside beer, wine, or cider is permitted in concert venue. Hard alcohol is not permitted.


  • All concerts start at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


  • It is up to each of the artists to provide merchandise to be sold. Most, but not all, artists travel with merchandise.


  • Any opening acts will be announced on social media.

  • Food vendors begin serving at 5 p.m.  Note: Outside food and drinks are permitted in concert venue.
  • Gilgamesh Brewing Beer stands open from 5:30-9 p.m. OLCC guidelines for service are strictly followed - ID is required.  Note: Outside beer, wine, or cider is permitted in concert venue.  Hard alcohol is not permitted.

 

  • Pets of any kind (except for guide/service dogs) are not allowed in the park on concert days.
  • See Oregon Service Dog Guidelines for more information.

  • Smoking of any kind is not permitted inside the concert venue or at the entrances. You will need to be outside the venue and 10 feet away from the entrances. Smoking marijuana in public is illegal in the State of Oregon.


  • The Les Schwab Tire Center trolley shuttle is available in the downtown area. The trolley starts running at 5 p.m. from At Home Furniture through downtown to Monteith park on a 30-minute loop. It keeps running after the concert until no one is left at the park.
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  • General parking is available in various places downtown as well as the parking lot located on Water Avenue directly behind the Albany Senior Center.

  • Bikes, skateboards, and scooters must use valet parking which is available on-site starting at 5 p.m. Donations are accepted and benefits the Albany Gems Dance Team.

  • ADA accessible parking is available on the corner of Water Ave. and Washington Street. Donations are accepted and benefits West Albany High School band. If the parking lot is full, you will be able to use the drop off zone near the main entrance with your ADA permit.  

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  • Water Ave. at Ferry Street to Washington Street will be closed at 4 p.m.
  • Washington Street from First Street to Water Ave will be closed at 4 p.m.

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  • The venue is outdoors; all concerts are rain or shine.
  • Smoking is prohibited throughout the concert venue.
  • If the behavior of the concert attendees adversely affects any other party’s enjoyment of the show, or is determined to be unsafe, the attendee in question will be asked to leave.
  • No pets, audio or video recording equipment, umbrellas, or canopies are allowed in venue.
  • Dates and Artists are subject to change without notice.
  • The views and opinions expressed by Artists do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Albany Parks & Recreation.
  • No bicycles, skateboards, or scooters are allowed in the venue after 5pm. There will be valet parking, available to use.
  • Lost and found is located at the information booth.
  • There will be medical staff on site for minor issues. If you need immediate help, call 911.
  • We will be following all Oregon Health Authority guidelines.

  • Monteith Riverpark 489 NW Water Ave, Albany OR 97321

Concerts are funded by sponsors, revenue generated from Parks & Recreation programs, and donations by attendees. 

  • The majority of support for our concerts comes from our sponsors. They give cash and in-kind services that allows these concerts happen. They are amazing and we are endlessly grateful for their support. Many businesses have been impacted economically this past year due to COVID. Our sponsorship revenue has decreased by 40% this year.
  • We also use revenue we create from paid classes and programs to subsidize events and programs, such as these concerts, that are offered for free to the community. Over the past year, the Albany Parks & Recreation Department lost $1,000,000 in revenue due to facility closures and program modifications. Some changes were pandemic-related and others were because of the current City budget situation. This year's concert series have one fewer concert due to budget constraints. Across the City and within our department we have made reductions and modifications wherever we can save money and continue to provide a similar level of services. 
  • Lastly, the donations that you contribute at the concerts are reinvested in the concerts! We appreciate the community’s generosity. We have seen a steady, ongoing decline in donations. On a great night, donations average $0.25 per person. On a typical night it is around $0.15 a person. We understand not everyone can give but appreciate those who do. 

Your property tax dollars do not directly fund these concerts. For every dollar you pay in tax, the City receives $0.37. Albany Parks & Recreation only receives a small percentage of that amount. The tax revenue we do receive goes towards park maintenance and keeping basic services going. We are considered a “special fund” which means we must create our own revenue to stay a viable department.

We are thankful to our sponsors, paid program participants, and those who donate in whatever capacity they can afford during this time of recovery.

 

Albany Parks & Recreation

 Contact us

 541-917-7777

 333 Broadalbin SW (1st floor)

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