Rockin’ the River returns for a 6th year and adds a Saturday series finale!
by Royce Redfearn | Apr 27, 2016
Tubing is back at Panther Island Pavilion Rockin’ the River returns for a 6th year and adds a Saturday series finale! FORT WORTH, TX — Rockin’ the River is back for the sixth year and we have a great season lined up; we’re bringing in some fresh acts as well as favorites from previous years. New this season is an all day, series finale happening on Saturday, August 13. “Since we started Rockin’ the River six years ago, our tubers have asked for the opportunity to float the river and enjoy a concert on a weekend,” said Trinity River Vision Authority Executive Director, J.D. Granger. “This year we’re responding to those requests and capping the season in style,” he said. Here’s what we have lined up for 2016: June 16 To be announced May 15th June 23 Prophets & Outlaws with Erick Willis June 30 Eleven Hundred Springs with Larry Hooper July 7 Dalton Domino with Austin Meade July 14 Dolly Shine with Grady Spencer July 21 Parker McCollum with Chance Anderson July 28 Zane Williams with Ray Johnston Band August 4 Midnight River Choir with Troy Cartwright August 11 Dirty River Boys with Cody Bryan Band August 13 Cooder Graw, Statesboro Revue, Aaron Einhouse, Red Shahan and Austin Allsup The Saturday show will start at 1:00 pm and end with fireworks show at 9:15 pm. The gates open at 4:30 pm for all Thursday shows and patrons can bring a blanket and chairs or enjoy front row seats from the comfort of a tube. At 6:45 pm the headliner will kick off on the Coors Waterfront Stage. At 8:30pm the after party band will play on the Southshore Stage and then the festivities end at dark with a fireworks show. In addition to the two stages, the Coors Riverfront Ice House will be back serving ice cold brews, providing shaded seating as well as live TVs which play Rangers games when they’re on! And don’t forget, thanks to The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, all Rockin’ the River events will happen rain or shine! Website: www.rockintheriverfw.com Rockin’ the River Images: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2q6nafrndwo8iy9/AAAflEJYK_G5D582eAWAftFia?dl=0 Rockin’ the River is presented by Andrews Distributing Company and Coors Light. It is generously sponsored by North Texas Marine, Backwoods Fort Worth, Margaritaville, 95.9 The Ranch, Pepsi and produced by the Trinity River Vision Authority. About Trinity River Vision Authority: The Trinity River Vision Authority (TRVA) is responsible for implementation of a public infrastructure project which provides needed flood protection and fosters the development of an exciting, pedestrian oriented, urban waterfront neighborhood in Fort Worth. TRVA aims to attract business and entertainment to the district and is in charge of programming public spaces including the Panther Island Pavilion, a waterfront music venue and festival space directly adjacent to downtown Fort Worth.