Schenectady, NY (May 10, 2018) – Rivers Casino & Resort will be kicking off summer with its new Harbor Jam concert series at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater. Harbor Jam is the first entertainment booked at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater since its completion by the Galesi Group at the end of 2017. Harbor Jam will feature eight free concerts open to the public, and will run from June 23 until August 11.
“We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate summer in Schenectady than with a free concert series at the Capital Region’s newest outdoor entertainment venue,” said Rob Long, Rivers Casino general manager. “We have an amazing and diverse musical lineup boasting of national touring acts and we are looking forward to a summer filled with great entertainment that the entire region can enjoy.”
The Harbor Jam performance lineup features Pure Prairie League, Orleans, Lords of 52nd Street (Billy Joel’s former band), California Transit Authority (Featuring Danny Seraphine of Chicago) and the country’s top tribute bands playing the music of Elton John, Eric Clapton, U2 and Steely Dan.
“Mohawk Harbor is an exciting place to be, and it’s only getting more energized with the announcement of our Harbor Jam summer concert series and our tremendous lineup of performances,” said Justin Moore, Rivers Casino assistant general manager. “We are excited to work closely with our partners at Galesi Group and the Harbor Jam sponsors to provide a wonderful and truly unique experience. People from all across the region can come out and enjoy a summer evening of great entertainment at a world-class waterfront amphitheater.”
Harbor Jam begins on Saturday, June 23 and runs until August 11, with a concert every Saturday at 6:00 p.m. The concert series is being sponsored by Druthers Brewing Company, Galesi Group, Proctors Theater, Price Chopper/Market 32 and B 95.5.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase and provided by Rivers Casino & Resort, Druthers Brewing Company and the Schenectady County Community College culinary program.
There are no age restrictions to attend Harbor Jam. Concertgoers are welcome to bring chairs and blankets for seating. All concerts are rain or shine; there will be no rain dates scheduled.
Harbor Jam Schedule and Band Description:
- 6/23 – Yellow Brick Road (Elton John tribute)
- 6/30 – Journeyman (Eric Clapton tribute)
- 7/7 – Pure Prairie League (Country rock)
- 7/14 – Unforgettable Fire (U2 tribute)
- 7/21 – Reelin’ in the Years (Steely Dan tribute)
- 7/28 – Lords of 52nd Street (Billy Joel tribute)
- 8/4 – California Transit Authority (Featuring Danny Seraphine of Chicago)
- 8/11 – Orleans (70’s Pop rock)
Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater Address: Mohawk Harbor Way, Schenectady, NY 12305
About Rivers Casino & Resort
Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 16 poker tables. The floor is attached to a 10,000-square-foot Event Center capable of hosting more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Also on the property are five restaurants, Splash Spa and the 165-room The Landing Hotel. For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.