FREE: Bands Announced for Troy’s Rockin’ on the River Concert Series

Rockin’ on the River is returning to Troy’s Riverfront Park again this summer with a line-up of 10 free concerts including the indie, adventurous sounds of Deerhoof and Saintseneca. There’s an emphasis on homegrown Local 518 musicians, not just as opening acts, but also as headliners. And of course, there’s the usual array of tribute bands, too.

The concerts take place at 5pm on Wednesdays, and the series kicks off on June 7 with perennial faves Almost Queen and concludes on August 9 with another tribute band, Rumours.

Admission is free.

Here’s the complete schedule of concerts for the 2017 Rockin’ on the River series:

JUNE 7: Almost Queen
With the Troy Music Academy All-Stars

JUNE 14: Deerhoof
With Aficionado and Another Michael

JUNE 21: Skeeter Creek
With Anthony Fallacaro

JUNE 28: Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra
With Heard

JULY 5: The British Invasion Experience

JULY 12: Saintseneca
With The Sea The Sea

JULY 19: Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
With Kristen Capolino

JULY 26: Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde
With Girl Blue

AUGUST 2: Sirsy
With Sly Fox & the Hustlers

AUGUST 9: Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute

ALBANY TULIP FESTIVAL @ Washington Park, Albany, May 13 & 14
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ Broadway, Schenectady, July 14
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Remsen Square, Cohoes, 6:30pm, June 8-August 10
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, July 13-August 24

  1. GARY RICHTER says

    Where is Blues for Breakfast!!??? They are the best band of all and have been there for many years! Very dissapointed!

  2. Bill says

    I’d rather see Blues for Breakfast than Who’d Bad. But otherwise it’s a pretty good lineup. Some nice double bills two with Alex Torres/Heard and Sirsy/Sly Fox. Thanks Troy!

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