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Montauk Music Festival

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The music made by over 100 performers fills one of Long Island’s favorite waterside towns as the 8th Annual Montauk Music Festival moves and grooves Thursday, May 18 through Sunday, May 21.

This grassroots, live music event takes place at about 50 spots in Montauk. Venues include the iconic Montauk Lighthouse as well as many restaurants and bars. Artists perform songs that embrace and span genres, including alternative, rock, folk, pop, boom/bop, Americana, Irish pub, blues, jazz, bluegrass, electric, beach, reggae, ska, country, and alt-country music.IMG_7504

At press time, musicians and acts include Fawn Segerson, The Realm, The Jason Gisser Band, Sir Cadian Rhythm, Sean Russell, Randy Jackson, Pthalo Blue, Molly Adele Brown, Nicole Stella, O’hAnleigh, Mellish, Liquid Phase, Michael Duca, Kid Sleepy, Joe Coss, John Hanifin Band, Grand Folk Railroad, Gnarly Karma, J.K. Hodge, Driver’s Seat, Glenn Ross, Brendan O’Shea, Bill Scorzari, and 2/3 Goat.

There is no cover charge to enter the participating venues (except for the opening night party on May 18 at Jonathan Fritz Montauk Music Fest courtesy of the Montauk Sun8:00 pm — the cost is $45.00). Free musical performances will also take place on an open-air stage at the pavilion on the Green Saturday and Sunday. There will be food and beverages for sale.

Transient space is available for boats at the Montauk Marine Basin (631-668-5900), Montauk Sportsmans Dock (631-668-5348), Offshore Sports Marina (631-668-2406), Diamond Cove Marina (631-668-6592), and Gone Fishing Marina (631-668-3232). Call to confirm availability; making a reservation is recommended. There’s a free bus shuttle for the festival so boaters can get to all the venues.

For further information, including a list of all venues and artists, visit or call 631-668-5077.




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