News & Updates

Palace Theatre & Building on Love to Host Fundraiser for Local Family

Mar 23, 2023

The Palace Theatre and Building on Love are partnering up to present The Frank White Experience and special guest DJ TGIF, live in the Palace Lobby - Saturday, April 1 at 7:00PM. Part of the Palace Theatre’s Community Engagement Initiative, all proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Building on Love and will be used to support the McLean Family, to assist in covering the expenses of cancer treatment for their son Ezekiel.

Palace Theatre & the City of Albany honor moe. during two-night run

Feb 24, 2023

As moe. prepares for a 2-night run at Albany’s Palace Theatre beginning tonight (2/24), coinciding with the fifth annual “,” the city has announced that it is temporarily renaming N. Pearl, the street on which the Palace Theatre stands, to moe.street, effective immediately. The decision honors the deep ties between moe. and the City of Albany, which began with the band’s early days living together on Central Avenue in the ‘90s. Their first performance at the Palace Theatre took place on February 23rd, 1996, as part of a “Rock The Vote” concert, and this Saturday will mark the band’s 17th appearance at the venue, in addition to a short video concert they filmed in the Palace Theatre Lobby in the fall of 2020.

Palace Theatre Announces Summer In The City Free Movie Series

June 13, 2022

The Palace Theatre is pleased to announce that Summer In The City returns to the Palace Theatre with 8 FREE family friendly movies on our Big Screen, games, activities, giveaways and Free Popcorn for All Kids 12 & Under! Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor SEFCU and series sponsors Price Chopper Supermarkets / Market 32, National Grid, Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center & Stewart's Shops Capital Region families can enjoy a free movie in the cool, comfortable Palace Theatre every Tuesday all summer long.

Black History Month Celebration 2022 "The Health & Wellness Project"

Feb 22, 2022

Join us on Monday, February 28 at 7PM for the Black History Month Celebration 2022 "The Health & Wellness Project" - a free virtual evening of art, music, dance and spoken word by some of the most talented Black artists in the Capital Region.

The Palace Sessions Presents Thomas Nicholas

Jan 18, 2022

The Palace Theatre, The City of Albany & Mirth Films present The Palace Sessions with Thomas Nicholas - Tuesday, February 1 at 7:00pm.

2021 Cash for Coats Program Raises Over $42,000 for Albany Kids

Nov 16, 2021

Cash for Coats partners gathered at Pine Hills Elementary today to distribute new winter items collected through the 2021 Cash for Coats Drive. Cash donations were collected throughout the month of October and early November to benefit the drive, which has distributed tens of thousands of brand new coats, hats, gloves, mittens and scarves to Albany children since 2007. This year over $42,000 was collected for the purchase of over 1,500 coats and more than 3,500 hats/gloves/scarves. The winter items were given out to City School District of Albany children at multiple schools this week.

Cash For Coats Benefit Concert - October 26th at the Palace Theatre

Oct 12, 2021

The City of Albany, the Palace Theatre and Cash for Coats program partners announced details for the Cash for Coats Benefit Concert at the Palace Theatre on October 26th. Billboard Triple A Top 40 Artist Jocelyn & Chris will be performing a special set along with special guests Laveda. The concert will be recorded and aired as an upcoming episode of the award winning Palace Sessions video series in collaboration with Mirth Films.

Palace Theatre Announces Free Community Block Party

Aug 11, 2021

The Palace Performing Arts Center, in cooperation with MVP Health Care, the New York State Council on the Arts & HOT 99.1 and our local neighborhood associations is pleased to present the Palace Theatre Community Block Party. Saturday, August 28 from Noon to 4PM, the area around the Palace Theatre will be filled with music, family friendly activities, vendors, community organizations & more!