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Posted by on Sep 6, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

About the 2015 Yonkers Riverfest

The Yonkers Riverfest started 23 years ago to celebrate our city and was one of the many catalysts that helped transform Downtown Yonkers into the vibrant, beautiful waterfront community we have today. This summer, Downtown Yonkers had more free concerts, events, kids’ shows, outdoor movies, and farmers’ markets than anywhere else in Westchester County. Thousands of people visited Downtown to enjoy great food, world class events, and breathtaking views of the Hudson River. The Yonkers Downtown BID has continued to build on our partnerships with the City of Yonkers and our sponsors to make the 2015 Yonkers Riverfest exceptional. We had a particularly strong focus to reflect our city’s diversity in our performances. Almost every kind of music is represented by high-quality, touring bands, including Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop, Motown, Country, Blues, Irish , Jazz and Latin music. We have also increased the number of free activities, games, and rides for kids. Our main stage features Rock and Hall of Famers Leonard, Coleman, & Blunt former leads singers of The...

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Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

Get to Know the 2015 Line Up of Performers – Legends of Motown

This year our Riverfest Main Stage is going to be filled with talent! Take a look below to see the line up… The Legends of Motown: Leonard, Coleman & Blunt Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Glenn Leonard, Joe Coleman & Joe Blunt have been around the world as the LEAD singers ofthree of the most legendary vocal groups of all time: the Temptations, The Drifters, and The Platters. The amazing show will feature these legends singing their all time hits “Under the Boardwalk”, “My Girl,” “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “Only You,” “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” “On Broadway,” and so many more all time favorites. Kiss ALIVE! Kiss Alive started paying their tribute to the music of KISS on the streets of the Bronx back in 1999, with the goal of putting on the best KISS tribute show ever. Moreover, the band hopes that all who attend their shows have a great time rockin’ out to the music of “The Hottest Band in the World!” Amina...

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Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

Get to Know the 2015 Line Up of Performers

The Yonkers Downtown BID is proud to present the 23rd Annual Riverfest! Can’t wait until the festival to know more about the performers? Stay tuned for daily postings about the upcoming live music acts! Yonkers born singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer, Outasight, was born and raised in Yonkers, New York. He is perhaps best known for his platinum single “Tonight is the Night“. See him perform live on the Buena Vista Stage Saturday, September 12th at Yonkers Riverfest! Check out his...

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Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

Outasight! Yonkers star announces hometown show

It seems Outasight wasn’t out of mind when organizers put together their lineup for the upcoming 23rd Annual Yonkers Riverfest. The Yonkers-raised singer has announced that he will hit the stage on September 12. “Where all my 914/212/718/917/845 folks at???? I’m rocking the Yonkers Riverfest. 9/12. My first ever show in my hometown,” Outasight tweeted. He will be among several acts performing at the free festival, sponsored by The Yonkers Downtown BID and The City of Yonkers. The lineup has not been officially announced. Outasight, whose real name is Richard Andrews, is best known for his platinum-selling song “Tonight is the Night,” which climbed the charts when it was featured in a popular Pepsi commercial. You might have also heard his catchy tune “The Wild Life,” which is currently featured in a television ad for Bud Light. “The Wild Life” is also the first single from the singer/rapper’s upcoming album “Big Trouble,” scheduled for release on October 8. Outasight will be performing at the Yonkers Riverfest, September 12th, 2015....

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