Real Good for Free: Rockin’ On the River, Troy

Super 400 shares a laugh
Super 400 at Rockin' on the River in 2010 (photo by Matt Mac Haffie)

The Rockin’ On the River concert series is back again for another summer in the Hedley District Riverfront parking lot on River Street in Troy, next to the Green Island Bridge. The free weekly series of concerts kicks off on Wednesday, June 22 with ’80s cover band Aquanett.

The concerts will take place from 5-8pm on Wednesdays. Here’s the schedule of concerts for the 2011 season:

June 22: Aquanett. With Jericho Joe
June 29: The Hillbilly Horns. With the Nellies
July 6: Hair of the Dog
July 13: Soul Session
July 20: Super 400
July 27: Who’s Bad? (Michael Jackson tribute). With Jet Crash Billie
August 3: Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute)
August 10th: Blues for Breakfast
August 17th: The B-Street Band (Bruce Springsteen tribute)
August 25th: Blue Hand Luke. With 1-2-3


River Street Festival @ River St., Troy (Saturday, June 18)
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)

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