Rockin' the River Free Concert Series

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Grab your blanket and chairs and come out for a free concert along the River. This all- ages event is a great way to spend a warm summer evening.  Come early and grab a bite or beverage in one of the many Downtown Wilkes-Barre locations or stay for a late night snack after the event. Food trucks and beverage area will also be available. 

 We hope to see our community come together for this great event!

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Meet the Bands

JULY 12

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Performances by the student bands of the Rockology Music Academy.


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Yellow Brick Road, A Tribute to Elton John, from Augusta Maine. very detail of an actual Elton John concert is presented in such a way  that will have Elton John fans screaming for more!

JULY 19

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MiZ is an Americana / Roots Rock artist from Northeast Pennsylvania known for masterful guitar playing, well-crafted songwriting, and powerful and energetic live performances.

The National Reserve mine an archetypal musical seam, marrying gutbucket R&B, Laurel Canyon lyricism, New Orleans funk workouts, late night soul, and bluesy, boozy rock ‘n’ roll to create their own timeless brand of American music.

JULY 26

County Lines

Playing rock 'n roll with a Southern blues, funk flair .

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The most accurate 7-piece tribute to Dave Matthews Band in the world. There’s dozens of DMB cover bands, but only one real tribute band - A Proud Monkey.

Food & Beverage

Grab a snack at one the food trucks or arrive early and stay late to dine at one of the many Downtown dining options.  SBC Brewing Company will host a beverage area. Must be 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages.


Beverage Sponsor

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Food Truck Vendors

  • Tony Thomas Catering
  • Webby’s Concessions
  • Yogi’s Potato Pancakes
  • Boyers BBQ
  • Kona Ice
  • Manning’s Ice Cream
  • Sweet Lush Cupcakes  19th & 26th

Sponsors 

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Geisinger is proud to be a sponsor of the Rockin’ on the River Summer Concert Series. They are committed to being an active contributor in the communities they serve. When you need comprehensive healthcare services, close to home, delivered by professionals who combine world-class services with a human touch, Geisinger is there for you. 

 Geisinger salutes all the great work our local government and community organizations are doing to bring the people of Luzerne County together in a safe, fun environment. Enjoy the music and have a great night!

 For more information about Geisinger’s programs and services, please visit us online at Geisinger.org or follow us on social media.”

Promoting Partners


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Luzerne County CVB, Pennsylvania homepage

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Special Thanks

Thank you to Rockin' the River special friends.  This event could not happen without their support.  

CITY OF WILKES-BARRE
COAL CREATIVE
DIAMOND CITY PARTNERSHIP
EYEWITNESS NEWS
FASTSIGNS
GREATER W-B CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
TIMES LEADER 

Services

A first aid station, sponsored by King's College and supported by Geisinger, will be available all evening. Portable restrooms, including handicap, will be on location. The parking map highlights the numerous available locations. Handicap parking will be provided across from he Millennium Circle next to Jonathan's restaurant. LCTA is offering complimentary bus service to the Intermodal, just a short walk away, beginning at 4 p.m. until midnight. Spend the night Downtown without the worries of driving. 

 

QUESTIONS

We will be updating this page as more information becomes available. If you have a question please email us at info@visitluzernecounty.com or call at 570-819-1877