presented by the Downtown Troy BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

ROCKIN' ON THE RIVER is a free, 10-week outdoor summer concert series --

A great reason for live music fans to shop, dine and explore Downtown Troy on a Wednesday night!


A free, 10-week outdoor summer concert series held on Wednesday nights between June and August in Riverfront Park. The series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night in Downtown Troy, attracting 5,000 to 8,000 guests per night.

Want to party like rockstars while promoting your business? Reserve your own VIP tent today!

The BID invites businesses and private parties to host their own Rockin on the River VIP Tent. Your decorated 10 x 10 tent sits directly between the stage and the river with equally awesome views of everything, with a buffer from the crowd. It's furnished with comfortable seating, swag bags filled with goodies, and complimentary soft drinks, beers and wines. Call for more info: 518 279-7997


2017 Official LINEUP

July 12 | Saintseneca
The Sea The Sea

July 19 | Who’s Bad – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
Kristen Capolino

July 26 | Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde
Girl Blue

August 2 | SIRSY
Sly Fox and The Hustlers

August 9 | Rumours – Fleetwood Mac Tribute

June 7 | Almost Queen
Troy Music Academy All-stars

June 14 | Deerhoof
Aficionado & Another Michael

 June 21 | Skeeter Creek
Anthony Fallacaro

June 28 | Alex Torres y Su Orquesta

July 5 | The British Invasion Experience
Great Mutations




Parking in the Central Business District is limited to two (2) hours from 9:00am-5:00pm and four (4) hours in the areas designated by metered pay stations. There are also approximately 1,000 parking spots in the City’s 7 parking garages located on Fifth Avenue & Broadway, First Street next to the YWCA, Congress Street & Fifth Avenue, Front Street behind The Arts Center, State & River Streets, and River Street next to the Green Island Bridge.  Parking is free on nights and weekends in City of Troy parking garages and lots. A map of the available parking locations can be found here.

Concert Rules

Absolutely NO alcoholic beverages, coolers, backpacks, bags, containers, packages, thermoses, cups, bottles, cans, flasks, glass containers of any kind; animals or pets* allowed at the event; Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items. (*Excludes ADA-defined service animals. Ground rules are subject to change without notice; Exceptions made for medical or child care reasons - may be addressed individually)

All attendees should be prepared to present age identification at any time and wear BID-provided identifying bracelet at all times within event grounds if they intend to consume alcohol. Any attendee caught by security personnel consuming alcohol without a bracelet will be escorted out of the event area.