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Ohio River Throwdown

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • JJ Grey & Mofro
  • The Dynamites feat. Charles Walker
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • J. Roddy Walston and the Business
  • Pokey LaFarge
  • JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
  • Joshua Black Wilkins
  • The Tillers
  • Car Rides
  • The Rides feat. Stephen Stills Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg
  • Los Lobos
  • Alejandro Escovedo
  • Beth Hart

The inaugural Throwdown celebrates the roots of American music on the banks of the Ohio River where some of the most legendary Blues, Country, Bluegrass, R&B and Rock N Roll records had their birth!  Three stages, Eleven bands, One day only at Riverbend Music Center on Saturday, September 14.

12:00pm - 2:30PM

  • Free Cookout presented by Blue Grass Quality Meats and Kroger. Enjoy Brats, mets and hot dogs with all the fixins as well as salads and sides.
  • Free samples of BBQ provided by Hog Wild Smokers and Smoker EZ BBQ
  • Craft Beer Tastings provided by Ohio Valley Wine and Beer
  • Bourbon Tastings provided by Four Roses
  • Bourbon and Rye tastings provided by Bulleit
  • Moonshine tastings provided by JJ Moonshine
  • Monstery Energy drink tastings provided by Monster



Riverbend Music Center

Riverbend Music Center and PNC Pavilion are outdoor amphitheaters on the banks of the Ohio River. Known for being the summer's most popular music venues, their large footprint gives them the ability to host annual events such as The Vans Warped Tour, Rockstar Mayhem Festival, and the Country Throwdown Tour.