Long Island’s largest and longest running music festival is coming back to Shorefront Park in Patchogue Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 21st. The Great South Bay Music Festival , which is presented by King O’rourke, is proudly Celebrating it’s 13th Anniversary. The four day festival will feature over 75 performers on four stages, in classic and contemporary rock, folk, punk, blues, indy, jam-band, reggae, and funk genres.
The Fest will kick off on Thursday with Long Islands own, Indy Rockers – Taking Back Sunday, who are touring to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. Popular hometown group Glassjaw, PA rock group The Menzingers, and Frank Iero & The Future Violents will also be performing on opening night.
Here is the current daily line up:
Thursday, July 18th
On opening night, there will be 10 acts performing on two stages. As mentioned headliner acts include Taking Back Sunday, Glassjaw, The Menzingers, and Frank Iero & the Futures.
Friday, July 19th
Friday is rock-reggae themed with over 20 performers playing on four stages. The headlines include Slightly Stoopid, Sublime with Rome, SOJA, and Common Kings.
Saturday, July 20th
As usual Saturday is “Jam Day,” which features eclectic and diverse lineups, featuring 25 bands on four stages. The headliners include Lotus, Dweezil Zappa, Spafford, Reid Genauer’s Assembly of Dust, Pink Talking Fish, and the Englishtown Project.
There will also be a “Jambalaya Stage” to celebrate the 50th anniversary to the 1969 Woodstock festival. Those acts include Kiss the Sky, Who’s Next, Joplin’s Pearl, The Band Band, and Halfstep.
Sunday, July 21st
The final day of the festival will begin with a children’s concert. the afternoon will host “Classic Rock Day” with 25 performers on five stages. Top acts include America and WAR.
Check here to see additional artists as they are released and to find out more about the acts listed above.
The Great South Bay Festival will also host multiple craft beer and wine tents, an artisan and craft market, and food court which will contain a diverse selection of gourmet food.
Tickets are on sale now. Daily tickets start at $42.50 each. Children ten and under are free, except for the Sunday children’s concert.
For each ticket purchased, $1 will be donated to the Stony Brook University Cancer Center Fund. Click here to purchase.
Thursday, July 18: Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 10pm.
Friday, July 19th: Doors are at 3:00PM, till 11pm,
Saturday the 20th.: Doors are at 1:00pm, till 11PM,
Sunday the 21st: 11:00am doors for Great South Bay’s annual Kids Concert
Sunday Regular Fest Ticket holders: 1:30 Doors, till 10:00pm.