Festival Fever: Troy’s River Street Festival, 6/16/12

Troy’s annual River Street Festival has hosted quite an impressive batch of performers over the years – from World Party to Cracker, from Paula Cole to Mike Doughty. Last year’s fest featured performances by Los Straitjackets, Blotto, the Neanderthals and the Graham Tichy Experience.

Troy’s largest street fest is returning again this year from 10am-5pm on Saturday, June 16, taking over River Street from Fulton to Congress streets. Approximately 100 artisan craft vendors are scheduled to showcase their wares, and there will be plenty of continuous live music on two stages, as well as a children’s stage. Admission, of course, is free.

Here’s the schedule for the main stage at the 2012 River Street Festival:

11am: Rich Ortiz
12:30pm: Acoustic Trauma
1:45pm: The Graham Tichy Band
3:30pm: Stroke 9

UPDATE (6/6/12): Here are the line-ups for the performances on the other two stages, as well:

11am: Chelsea Cavanaugh
12:15pm: The Doornails
1:30pm: Shut Up Tim
2:15pm: Maurizio
3:15pm: The Mysteios

10:30am: The Magic Man
12noon: Sing Along with Al Spain
1:30pm: Colleen the Sideshow Queen & EvilDan
3pm: Cavanaugh & Kavanaugh


Rhythm On the Ridge @ Maple Ski Ridge, Rotterdam, 6/9&10/12
Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany, 6/9/12, FREE
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/22-24/12
Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/30-7/1/12
CountryFest @ the Times Union Center, Albany, 7/7/12
Scream It Like You Mean It @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/8/12
Shockwave Festival @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, 7/20/12
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 7/31/12
SAWFest Music Festival @ Salem Art Works, Salem, 8/18/12
FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/21-23/12

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