Relax by the fireplace and experience the fine cuisine in the Dining Room at the Stockade Inn. Our elegant, yet comfortable fine dining restaurant specializes in American cuisine with Tuscan influences. Be it for an intimate dinner or business meeting the dining room is the ideal place for an unforgettable experience.

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Lounge: Tuesday & Wednesday 5 pm - 9pm, Thursday through Saturday 5pm - 10pm (Closed Monday)

Sunday Menu Brunch: 10am - 2pm (Last Seating 1:30 pm)


Relax and enjoy our newly redecorated lounge. Our Lounge Menu proudly features gourmet lounge fare, martinis, dessert, coffee, and glass wine selections to enjoy at your leisure. Visit our Lounge to enjoy an excellent meal in a setting that will make you feel like you're in a different world. The Lounge offers live jazz every Thursday and Friday from 7 to 10 PM.
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1.29.2015 - Ace & Luke

Ace & Luke is an acoustic guitar act featuring Anthony Campoli and Luke Pascarella that plays all types of music ranging from today's pop hits to blues and jazz while mixing in some of their own original material.

1.30.2015 - Kitchen Jazz

Kitchen Jazz features vocals and instrumentals from Cole Porter, through jazz standards, to Joni Mitchell. Vocalists Richard Genest and Sylvie Briber are backed up by Dave Kitchen, guitar, Jim Connelly, bass, and Norm Ainslie, drums. Dave Kitchen, who gave the band its name, has been playing for many years in the Capital District, often with Jim Connelly. Norm Ainslie, former hand drummer, rounds out the instrumental trio. A wide variety of vocals are handled by Richard Genest, founding member of the group, and Sylvie Briber, well known Schenectady singer. Kitchen Jazz continues to cook up a tasty offering of familiar tunes around the Stockade District and greater Schenectady.

2.5.2015 - Tommy Verrigni

2.6.2015 - Janice & Dan

Janice Thompson, a lifelong Schenectady resident residing in the Stockade, is a singer/composer who has performed in many area musical productions, including Proctors, had her singing debut in Paris in 1999 and is currently Pres. of the Schenectady Access Cable Council, having been the longtime producer/host of The Janice Thompson Show for Channel 16 and SACC.TV

Dan Dobek, born Springfield MA , moved to Schenectady in the 70's ,  is an accomplished and versatile pianist and musician, proficient on several instruments ,including the accordion, and winner of the American Accordionists Association's prostigious award at age 10. Owner of Keyboard Studios, Dan was educated at Berkley and was awarded Best Jazz Keyboardist by Metroland in'95 and '96.

2.12.2015 - Lee Shaw

The Lee Shaw is a contemporary piano group, drawing mostly on the virtuoso end of Bop language, in standards and original compositions.  Lee Shaw was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1993 and has appeared on Marian McPartland's PIANO JAZZ.The Trio has performed at the Freihofer Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center, Northpointe Arts Center, Spencertown Academy,Linda Norris Auditorium,done clinics and concerts at various colleges in NY state and Oklahoma and plays regularly in clubs in NY state and Massachusetts. 

2.13.2015 - Peg Delaney featuring Earl Davis

Peg Delaney plays sophisticated jazz drawing from American, Latin, and Brazilian idioms. Her trio has Bill Delaney on upright bass and features fine poignant vocals by drummer Earl Davis.


Peg is a two time recipient of the New York State Council for the Arts: Meet the Composer Grant and was a semi-finalist in Musician Magazine’s Best Unsigned Band Competition. Author of a Book of Transcriptions by Nick Brignola, Peg’s work has been recognized by National Jazz Educators, Saxophone Journal, and NYS Music Teacher’s Association.

2.19.2015 - Patti Melita & Nat Phipps

Patti Melita has been heard singing at festivals and swing dances throughout upstate New York and New England for the past twenty years. She was a long-time co-director of the celebrated Dance Flurry Festival, held each year in Saratoga Springs, and was co-coordinator of the monthly swing dance held in Albany for sixteen years, promoting live music throughout the Tri-City area. She was the Treasurer of Collar City Live!, a presenting organization in Troy for two decades, is Treasurer of Swingtime Jazz Society, is a board member of A Place For Jazz, is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Albany Musicians Association, Local 14 AFM, and the President of the New York State Conference of Musicians (NYSCOM) under the AFM.

As a swing dance aficionado Patti's expertise on "music that motivates people to dance" enabled her to assemble a variety of material on her CD that defies the listener not to dance or at the very least begin the toe-tapping exercise. Together with producer Peter Ecklund, Patti recorded "Swing It!", a collection of vintage tunes arranged for the most discriminating dancers and listeners.Patti sings jazz standards with a freshness and relevance that will make you hear these old songs with a new ear. She will be accompanied by Nat Phipps, well-known pianist in the local and national jazz scene.

Nat Phipps is originally from Newark, N.J. where he led a popular local big band that over a period of time included: Wayne Shorter, Grashon Moncur III, Chris White, Bobby Thomas, Reggie Workman, Tom MacIntosh and several outstanding local players as sideman. In addition, he has accompanied Al Hibler, Betty Bebop Carter, Moms Mabley, and spent an extended period of time with Little Jimmy Scott, as well as scores of locally talented singers.  He also recorded on the Cool and Savoy record labels. He also has a more recent recording with the Nat Phipps Trio, including Pete Toigo on bass and Pete Sweeney on drums.

2.20.2015 - Wee-B3

WeB3 is the premier organ jazz trio in the region. Playing all styles of jazz from the classic hard bop of Jimmy Smith and Brother Jack MacDuff, to the cool sounds of Wes Montgomery and Antonio Carlo Jobim. 


Cliff Brucker on Drums provides the tasty grooves and hard swing to propel this trio.

A professor of music at The College of St. Rose and a fixture on the capital region jazz scene, Cliff has played with the Empire Jazz Orchestra, Leo Russo and The Albany Symphony. 


Mike Lamkin on B3 organ is a fabulous keyboardist, pianist and organ player. Mike has the special skill of walking the bass line from his left hand and his foot pedals while playing some smokin' jazz lines and artful comping. Mike can really crank it up and can also play some really sweet organ sounds!


Mike Novakowski is a special guitarist that is in high demand in the regional jazz community. Mike performs with the Empire Jazz Orchestra as well as the Teresa Broadwell Band and anyone else lucky enough to book him. Mike plays tasty lines and swings in the tradition of Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell.


Come check out this awesome swinging unit, you won't be disappointed!

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About the Stockade Inn

The Stockade Inn is located at the corner of Union and Church Streets in the historic Stockade District of Schenectady, New York.