The series, which takes place at the Millennium Circle at River Common in Wilkes-Barre, began in 2019 and have become one of Luzerne County’s most popular summer events, drawing somewhere between 3,000 and 4,000 people for each show.
This year’s lineup is as follows:
July 14 – Satisfaction, a Tribute to The Rolling Stones. With opening act, The Tribe.
July 21 – A Evening with Stevie: A Tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac. With opening act, Plus 3.
July 28 – The Badlees. With opening act Joe Burke & Co.
The Rockin’ the River shows are free and all ages. Gates open at 5 p.m. and music runs from 6-9 p.m. There will be food vendors and beverages from the Susquehanna Brewing Company. Major sponsors are Geisinger, DiscoverNEPA and the City of Wilkes-Barre.
“These shows have given us some wonderful nights of great music, great food and community spirit, right along the Susquehanna, and we’re thrilled to be bringing them back again this year,” said Alan Stout, executive director of Visit Luzerne County. “Each show is a major production, but thanks to our great committee of volunteers and partners, and our generous sponsors, we can provide these shows to the community at no cost. We look forward to seeing everyone in July.”