FREE: GIG Concert Series @ Green Island Gazebo in River Park

July 11th, 2017, 10:00 am by Greg

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Photograph of Soul Session’s Garland Nelson by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Green Island’s River Park is the home of the GIG Concert Series. GIG, as in Green Island Gazebo…

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The concert series takes place from 6-8pm on Wednesday evenings throughout the months of July and August.

Concerts are held at the gazebo in River Park. In the event of rain, concerts will be held under the Collar City Bridqe on Hudson Avenue.

Here’s the schedule of concerts for the 2017 season:

July 12: Soul Session featuring Garland Nelson
July 19: The Swing Docs
July 26: Joey Pucci & the American Longboards
August 2: Big Fez & the Surfmatics
August 9: The Lustre Kings
August 16: The Nellies
August 23: The Oldies Show
August 30: The TS Ensemble

MORE OF NIPPERTOWN’S UPCOMING FREE CONCERT EVENTS
*VARIOUS DAYS
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ Broadway, Schenectady, July 14
TROY PIG OUT @ Riverfront Park, Troy, July 15
KIDS DAY @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 15
OUTDOOR SUMMERFEST @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush, August 4
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 5
NEW YORK STATE FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 9
PEARLPALOOZA @ North Pearl Street, Albany, September 16
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17
*MONDAYS
BITES ACTION CAMERA @ Tricentennial Park, Albany, 5pm, July 10-August 14
DANA PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Dana Park, Albany, 5:30pm, July 10-August 28
ROTTERDAM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Rotterdam Senior Center lawn, Rotterdam, 7pm, through August 28
*TUESDAYS
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack, 6pm, June 6-July 11
BRUNSWICK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ the Brunswick Community Center lawn, Troy, 6:30pm, June 27-August 29
TUESDAY NIGHTS IN THE PARK @ Cook Park, Colonie, 6:30pm, June 13-August 29
CLARK ART INSTITUTE FREE CONCERT SERIES @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 6:30pm, July 4-25
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Stony Creek Town Park, Stony Creek, 7pm, July 4-August 29
ALTAMONT FREE LIBRARY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Orsini Park, Altamont, 7pm, July 11-August 15
THE CONGRESS PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, August 8-29
*WEDNESDAYS
MADE IN THE SHADE OF THE EGG @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany, 12noon, June 7-August 30
CAPITAL CONCERT SERIES @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5pm, June 28-July 26
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy, 5pm, June 7-August 9
JAZZ NIGHTS @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5:30pm, September 13 & 20
RENSSELAER FAMILY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ the North End Firehouse lawn, Rensselaer, 6pm, June 28-August 9
CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE @ Windsor Lake, North Adams, 6:30pm, June 7-August 30
LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 7pm, July 5-August 30
SUMMER MUSIC SERIES @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush, 7pm, July 6-August 2
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 21-August 23
EVENINGS ON THE GREEN @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar, 7pm, July 5-August 9
PERFORMING ARTS FAMILY SERIES @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park, 7pm, July 19-August 16
*THURSDAYS
BARKER PARK KIDS’ SUMMER SERIES @ Barker Park, Troy, 11am, July 6-August 24
JAZZ ON JAY @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon, June 1-August 31
ALIVE AT FIVE @ Corning Preserve’s Jennings Landing, Albany, 5pm, June 8-August 3
BROWN’S SUMMER SESSIONS @ Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy, 5pm, June 1-July 13
CONCERTS IN THE PARK @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa, 6pm, June 29-August 31
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Remsen Square, Cohoes, 6:30pm, June 8-August 10
CONCERTS AT THE CROSSINGS @ the Crossings of Colonie, Loudonville, 6:30pm, July 6-August 24
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, July 13-August 24
MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Dutchman’s Landing Park, Catskill, 7pm, June 29-August 31
*FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS AT THE LAKE: BANDS & BREWS CONCERT SERIES @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 6pm, June 16-September 1
ATHENS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Riverfront Park, Athens, 7pm, June 16-August 25
MUSIC AT SUNSET @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson, 7pm, June 9-August 25
*SATURDAYS
POWERS PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Powers Park, Troy, 6pm, July 8-August 26
RIVERLINK CONCERT SERIES @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, 7pm, June 24-August 26
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 24-August 26
*SUNDAYS
CAFFE LENA @ SPAC @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center Gazebo, Saratoga Springs, 12noon, July 9 & August 27
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Riverside Park, Coxsackie, 6pm, July 2-August 27
NORTH GREENBUSH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ North Greenbush Town Hall lawn, Wynantskill, 6pm, July 9-August 20
MUSIC HAVEN CONCERT SERIES @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady, 7pm, July 9-August 13
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 25-August 20
THE CONGRESS PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, July 2-23
PERFORMING ARTS AT THE COMMON @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park, 7pm, June 25-August 13