Downtown PKB announces 2019 Point Park Concerts lineup

PARKERSBURG — Organizers announced the lineup for the 2019 Point Park Concerts on the River summer music series Wednesday.

Wendy Shriver, executive director of Downtown PKB, said this summer’s entertainment will spotlight tribute-band type concerts.

The lineup includes:

* “1988,” a Def Leppard tribute band, on June 7.

* “Eliminator,” a ZZ Top tribute band, on July 5.

* “Let’s Groove Tonight Band,” an Earth, Wind and Fire tribute band, on Aug. 2.

* “Tom Watt — The Buffettman,” a Jimmy Buffett tribute band, on Sept. 6t.

The Point Park Concerts on the River is a free-admission concert organized by Downtown PKB and located at Point Park by the floodwall on the Ohio River.

Held the first Fridays in June through September, the Point Park Concerts draw crowds of more than 2,500 people. The back-up venue for this summer’s Concert Series will be the Bicentennial Park covered stage.

Reserved seating also is available for concert patrons. Chairs will go on sale beginning April 15 online through the Downtown PKB website at on a first-come first-served basis. Chairs cost $80 each.

Follow the Downtown PKB Facebook page at or visit the website for more information.

Businesses can become a sponsor of this year’s Point Park Concerts on the River.

Those interested in a sponsorship can contact Shriver at or call 1-304-865-0522.