The fine folks on the east side of the river finally got around to announcing the full line-up of music for the annual River Street Festival in Troy, and it’s about time – considering that the fest is taking place on Saturday up and down River Street in the vicinity of Monument Square.
Then we took a look at the main stage schedule, and we had a very pleasant surprise. Here’s the line-up:
See what we mean? First of all, the entire Main Stage line-up – except for headliner Paula Cole – are all local bands. Secondly – and more importantly – they’re all women. OK, it ain’t quite the second coming of Lilith Fair, but the schedule sure does pack a whole lot of estrogen.
Meanwhile, here’s what you’ll find happening further on down River Street at the Local Stage:
The fest is slated to run from 10am-6pm on Saturday, and admission is, of course, free.
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