The Great South Bay Music Festival – Long Island’s longest running, and largest 4 day, all ages Music & Arts Festival, returns to the picturesque waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village from Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 15th.
Celebrating its 12th year, the festival will feature over 65 performers in classic and contemporary rock, jam-band, folk, blues, reggae, and punk genres, on three stages, plus an educational KidZone Children’s Stage.
The fest will boast three craft beer tents, wine garden, an artisan and craft market, and food court offering a diverse gourmet menu.
Great South Bay Music Festival is well known for presenting a musically varied and eclectic lineup of headline as well as emerging original artists. Legends and icons, performing alongside cutting edge rising stars is what the fest has been about since its inception twelve years ago.
Thursday will kick off the fest with nine bands including headliners: The Front Bottoms. Fans of the genre will enjoy a full day of hard driving, rabid rock to include Thrice, The Get Up Kids and native Long Islanders: Envy on the Coast.
Friday: Three Stages: Headlining the main Stage the festival is excited to present Alternative Reggae Rockers Sublime with Rome, plus Dirty Heads, and Less Than Jake. Over 14 artists on three stages.
Saturday is always “Jam-Rock Day” at Great South Bay. Headlining this year and returning for their third visit are Masters of the genre: Umphrey’s McGee, plus Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Papadosio, and Grateful Dead “Keepers of the Flame” JGB Feat.Ex-Jerry Garcia band-mate Melvin Seals. Also appearing is Grammy nominated Infamous Stringdusters member, and local guitar phenom, Andy Falco, & Friends.
Sunday – legends and more legends…
Great South Bay is honored and excited to present Allman Brothers Founding Member, singer-songwriter and guitarist: Dickie Betts and his Band. Betts will perform a night of Allman Classics, as well as a heartfelt tribute to Gregg Allman.
In addition, on the Main Stage: legendary rockers Little Feat, and returning for their fourth time, (and now considered Great South Bay “family”,) Electric Hot Tuna. Plus, the Devon Allman Project featuring Duane Betts. (sons of Gregg Allman and Dickie Betts), with nineteen artists’ performing throughout the day.
Ticket price includes all concerts and entertainment. Food & beverages not included. Single day passes and full weekend passes are offered. Children ten and under are free, except for the Imagination Movers concert.
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