Real Good for FREE: Athens Summer Concert Series @ Riverfront Park

Athens may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about a hot music series, but the annual Athens Summer Concert Series in Athens’ Riverfront Park has consistently been one of Nippertown’s strongest free outdoor series for the past several years.

This year is no different. The shows take place at 7pm on Fridays (unless otherwise noted), and the series kicks off on Friday with former Band guitarist Jim Weider & Project Percolator.

Here’s the complete list of shows for the 2014 Athens Summer Concert Series:

Friday (June 20): Jim Weider & Project Percolator
June 27: Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers
July 4: Scotty Mac & the Goldtops
Sunday, July 13: Conehead Buddha (10 Year Anniversary celebration starts at 4pm)
July 18: Christine Spero
July 25: The Dan James Band
August 1: Murali Coryell
August 8: Rattlesnake
August 15: Francesca Tanksley
August 22: Sludge Factory
August 29: Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Greunling


Freedom Park Concert Series @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm various days
Rotterdam Summer Concert Series @ Rotterdam Senior Citizens Center, Rotterdam, 7pm Mondays
Music in the Park @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack, 6pm Tuesdays
Tuesday Nights in the Park @ Cook Park, Colonie, 6pm Tuesdays
Music & Dance Films @ PS21, Chatham, 8:30pm Tuesdays
Made in the Shade of The Egg @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 12noon Wednesdays
Capital Concert Series @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5pm Wednesdays
Rockin’ On the River @ the Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Troy, 5pm Wednesdays
Music in the Park @ the North End Forehouse, Rensselaer, 6pm Wednesday
Summer in the City Concert Series @ various locations, Albany, Wednesdays
Concerts at Windsor Lake @ Windsor Lake, North Adams, 6:30pm Wednesdays
Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 7:30pm Wednesdays
Jazz On Jay @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon Thursdays
Alive at Five @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 5pm Thursdays
Concerts in the Park @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa, 6pm Thursdays
Music in the Park @ Dutchmans Landing, Catskill, 7pm Thursdays
UpBeat On the Roof @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm Fridays
Music at Sunset @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson, 7pm Fridays
Powers Park Concert Series @ Powers Park, Troy, 6pm Saturdays
Music Haven Concert Series @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady, 7pm Sundays
Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 9/13-14/14

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