Friday, July 15, 2011

Troy's Going To Be Hopping This Weekend:

                                         Back 40 Band
Troy is the place to be this weekend, with multiple events happening, at two points in the city. Beginning at 10 am on Saturday, the 4th Annual Troy Pig Out, at Riverfront Park will kick off. Last year, more than 30,000 attended this wildly popular bar b que event. 5 bands will be performing on Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m., including, the Lustre Kings, Sly Fox & the Hustlers, with local legend Ernie Williams headlining. Sunday's musical lineup includes, the Vibratones, Joe Mele Blues Band, along with the recently reunited, Emerald City. Hailed as the top local band in the 1980's, Emerald City will hit the stage at Riverfront Park at 2:30 p.m. Join us for all the food and music over the weekend.
   The Back 40 Band will headline this weeks country show at Historic, Powers Park in Lansingburgh. Long recognized as the area's # 1 country act, the group will perform at Powers for the first time. Having opened for such national acts over the years as, Trica Yearwood, Rascall Flatts, Diamond Rio, and Billy Ray Cyrus, the group has maintained a high level of excellence over the past two decades.
Their show kicks off at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening. No alcohol or dogs are allowed at the concert series.
Bring your own lawn chair.

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