TROY, N.Y. - There will be no shortage of great food and family entertainment at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater in downtown Troy this summer.
On Wednesday Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia and the City of Troy revealed the summer concert series line-up. There will be dozens of events, including live bands, outdoor theater, and barbecue competitions, even a festival devoted soley to the love of bacon!
Mayor Rosamilia says every event was painstakingly planned to accommodate the whole family. All performances and activities are family friendly and free to the public.
"This is a way for entire families to plan their summer around Troy. We have live music, great food, bouncy houses, face painting, festivals—you name it. There will be something for all ages, young and old."
The events kick off June 15th with the River Street Festival, and run through October.
See a full list of events below:
June 15- River Street Festival, from 10am to 5pm.
June 19-Aug 22 - Each Wednesday, Rocking on the River at 5 p.m.
June 22 - AKC Dog Show at Knickerbacker
June 29 - Gospel Festival
July 6-Aug 24 - Powers Park Concerts. shows start at 6 p.m.
July 13-July 14 - Troy Pig Out/BaconFest, July 13th 11am-10pm, July 14th 11am-3pm at River Front Park.
July 19-Aug 9 - Prospect Park Jazz
Aug 31 - Uncle Sam Jam/Classic Car Show
Sept 15 - Uncle Sam Day Parade
Oct 13 - Troy Chowderfest
TBA - Shakespeare in the Park
Rocking on the River - Every Wednesday from 5 pm - 8:30 pm in the Green Island Bridge Lot
6/19 - Aquanett (80's rock tribute)
6/26 - Start Making Sense (Tribute to the Talking Heads)
7/3 - Separate Ways (Tribute to Journey)
7/10 - Funk Evolution (Capital District's #1 party band)
7/17 - The Bayside Tigers (NYC's best 90's tribute band)
7/24 - Exiles on River St. (Tribute to Rolling Stones)
7/31 - Robert Eric (Billy Joel Tribute)
In Riverfront Park:
8/7 - Astrograss (Brooklyn's finest bluegrass band)
8/14 - Hope Road (Tribute to Bob Marley)
8/21 - Mookie Blaylock (Tribute to Pearl Jam)
8/28 - Almost Queen (Queen Tribute)