Real Good for Free: Troy’s River Street Festival, 6/18/11

River Street Festival
The annual River Street Festival takes over downtown Troy on Saturday, June 18 with a day-long outdoor bash that features lots of arts and crafts vendors, plenty of good food and beverages and the famous sidewalk chalk drawing competition.

Of course, there will also be lots of great music all throughout the day on two stages. Here’s the schedule of musical performance for the 2011 River Street Festival:

11am: The Graham Tichy Project
1pm: The Neanderthals
2:45pm: Blotto
4:30pm: Los Straitjackets

11am: The Ginger Brothers
12:15pm: Museum Guards
1:30pm: Simple Theory
2:45pm: Sly Fox & the Hustlers
4:15pm: The Joe Mele Blues Band

And, yes, it’s free.


Art On Lark @ Lark Street, Albany (Saturday, June 11)
Capital Pride Parade & Festival @ Washington Park, Albany (Sunday, June 12)
Freedom Park, Scotia (7pm on various days)
Music in the Park @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack (6pm on Tuesdays)
Tuesday Nights in the Park @ Cook Park, Colonie, (6:30pm on Tuesdays)
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady (12noon on Thursdays)
Alive at Five @ Corning Preserve’s Riverfront Park, Albany (5pm on Thursdays)
UpBeat on the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (7pm on Fridays)
Improv Records’ Free Fridays @ Shepard Park, Lake George (7pm on Fridays)
Music at Sunset @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson (7pm on Fridays)
Summer Sounds of Salem @ the Main Street Gazebo, Salem (11am on Saturdays)
Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute Concert Series @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs (June 28-July 8)
Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George (Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18)

  1. J. Welf says

    main stage = killer!

  2. LiLi says

    You have an oops here,

    The annual River Street Festival takes over downtown Troy on Saturday, June 16

    should be 18th

    Can’t wait, by the way! 🙂

  3. Greg says

    Thanks for the catch, LiLi. The correction has been made. See you there…

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