Rockin' on the River 2017

the band Deerhoof

Deerhoof will be there in June. / photo: Asha Shechter

Summer, it is near: The schedule for the next season of the Rockin' on the River free concert series in downtown Troy is out.

The Wednesday night series starts June 7 in Riverfront Park and runs through August 9.

And here's the lineup of acts...

Shows start at 5 pm.

June 7: Almost Queen
With: Troy Music Academy All-stars
Queen tribute.

June 14: Deerhoof
With: Aficionado & Another Michael
Indie noise rock.

June 21: Skeeter Creek
With: Anthony Fallacaro
Country.

June 28: Alex Torres y Su Orquesta
With: Heard
"[O]riginal blend of Afro-Caribbean rhythms such as Salsa, Merengue, Cha-cha, Bomba, Plena and Latin Jazz."

July 5: The British Invasion Experience
"Paying tribute not just to one act but an entire genre that changed the face of music, from The Beatles to the The Who, from The Hollies to Led Zeppelin..."

July 12: Saintseneca
With: The Sea The Sea
Folk rock.

July 19: Who's Bad - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
With: Kristen Capolino
As the name implies.

July 26: Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde
With: Girl Blue
"TaĆ­na Asili's voice exudes strength of Spirit, filling listeners with the fervor for freedom and inspiring audiences to dance to the rhythm of rebellion."

August 2: SIRSY
With: Sly Fox and The Hustlers
Rock.

August 9: Rumours - Fleetwood Mac Tribute
As it says on the label.

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Earlier: Upbeat on the Roof 2017

The Downtown Troy BID advertises on AOA.

Comments

VERY EXCITED to see Deerhoof and also the reactions to Deerhoof made by people unfamiliar with the band. ;)

Deerhoof!?!

Deerhoof and Saintseneca are awesome bands. Too bad I'll be out of town for Saintseneca.

What in the world?! Deerhoof?! College me would be really pumped.

Just one more comment for "Deerhoof, what?" I share Paul's sentiments exactly.

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