The First Rockin’ On the River Concert of 2016…

May 16th, 2016, 9:30 am by Greg
Jon Braun of Start Making Sense

Jon Braun of Start Making Sense

Photograph by Matt Mac Haffie

Free music…

Yes, it’s that time of year once again when Greater Nippertown communities unveil the schedules for their free summertime concert series.

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There hasn’t been any official word yet regarding this summer’s series of free Rockin’ On the River concerts in Troy, but according to the band’s website, Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense is scheduled to play a return ROTR engagement at 5pm on Wednesday, June 15 to launch Troy’s big free concert series.

And according to the Rockin’ On the River website, it looks as though all of the 2016 shows are scheduled to take place at Troy’s Riverfront Park, rather than the Green Island Bridge parking lot, which had hosted the majority of concerts in previous years…

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ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FREE EVENTS FOR 2016
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ State & Jay streets, Schenectady, Friday, July 15
MADE IN THE SHADE OF THE EGG @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 12noon Wednesdays from June 1-August 31
LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 7:30pm Wednesdays from July 6-August 31
JAZZ ON JAY @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon Thursdays from June 2-September 1
FRIDAYS AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 4pm Fridays from June 24-September 2
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18