A big THANK YOU to our 2016 Colorado Riverfront Concert Series Sponsors:

Redrock Level - KREX-TV;River Level - City of Fruita, Sandstone Concerts, Townsquare Media; Sunset Level- Alpine Bank, ANB Bank, Daub & Associates, Entrom Candies, Family Health West, FCI Constructors, Home Loan and Humphrey RV.  Without their support, we would not be able to have our 2016 concert season.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Michele at the Riverfront office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by phone at 970-683-4333.



GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ZYDECO MASTER STANLEY "BUCKWHEAT" DURAL, JR. RECUPERATING FROM RESPIRATORY ISSUES. He is progressing well; however, his doctors have advised him that he will need more time to fully recover.


The Colorado Riverfront Concert Series has booked The Travelin’ McCourys (more info below) to perform in his place.


All tickets issued for the Buckwheat Zydeco concert will be honored at The Travelin’ McCourys concert.


We wish Mr. Dural, Jr. a speedy recovery.


The Travelin’ McCourys do not stand still. They are on the road—and online—entertaining audiences with live shows that include some of the best musicians and singers from all genres. It’s always different, always exciting, and always great music.


No other band today has the same credentials for playing traditional and progressive music. As the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Rob McCoury on banjo continue their father’s work—a lifelong dedication to the power of bluegrass music to bring joy into people’s lives. And with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram, the ensemble is loved and respected by the bluegrass faithful. But the band is now combining their sound with others to make something fresh and rejuvenating.




  March Fourth Marching Band - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 


March Fourth! is an internationally-acclaimed genre-breaking FORCE in the world of entertainment - a sonic explosion delivered by 20 musicians, dancers and artisans who travel the world, year-round, taking audience members of all ages, from all walks of life, on a joy-inducing, foot-stomping, body-shaking, soul-stirring journey that defies categorization.

The Subdudes - Wednesday, July 20, 2016 


The Subdudes are an American roots rock group from New Orleans.  Their music is a blending of American folk, swamp pop, New Orleans rhythm and blues, Louisiana blues, country, cajun/zydeco, funk, soul and gospel with harmonic vocals.  Their sound is notable for the band's subsitution of a tambourine player for a drummer.  The Subdudes formed in 1987 through a music venue in New Orleans called Tipitinas.

Buckwheat Zydeco - Thursday, August 4, 2016


Buckwheat Zydeco is the stage name of Stanley Dural, Jr., and an American accordionist and zydeco musician.  He is one of the few zydeco artists to achieve mainstream success.  His music group is formally billed as Buckwheat Zydeco and his Son Partis Band, but often they perform as merely Buckwheat Zydeco. 


Concert Series Information


Ticket Availability:
You may obtain tickets to all 2016 Summer Concert Series shows at one time starting on Saturday, April 30th.  Tickets are available now at all area City Market stores or Kings Soopers store or online at TicketsWest.com.  

Quantity of Tickets:
The limit on the number of tickets you obtain at one time has been lifted. For the 2016 Concert Series, you’ll be able to get as many – or as few – tickets as you desire at any City Market location or online. Please see “Ticket Locations” for further information. As always, children under the age of five do not need a ticket, all children five and older are required to have a ticket to enter.

All concerts are held at the James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park in Fruita, located ½ mile south of I-70 on Highway 340. Gates open at 6:00pm; show time is 7:30pm.  CONCERTS WILL GO ON RAIN OR SHINE.


Please follow the directions of the parking crew and avoid driving on the road shoulder. Orange cones mark sprinkler heads but some may be unmarked so please stay on the roads. Parking inside the park is limited and we request a minimum of four occupants in each vehicle parking inside the park. Please carpool.

 WINE, BEER, SOFT DRINKS, WATER, PIZZA, BBQ, ICE CREAM & GELU ITALIAN ICE will be available for purchase inside the concert area. ABSOLUTELY no alcoholic beverages will be allowed into or out of the facility. No outside beverages of any kind are allowed; including water bottles. The only exceptions are beverages for baby needs.

THINGS YOU CAN BRING IN: Lawn chairs; food coolers/picnic baskets (please pack out your trash); a flashlight (helps when walking back to your car later).

Anything flammable - including cigarettes
Professional cameras or recording devices
Pets – leave them at home, they’ll be happier. Really.
Blankets and tarps

REMEMBER: Space is limited don't take more than necessary; watch out for children at all times - especially when driving through the park.