Great South Bay Music Fest 10th Anniversary

great-south-bay-music-festThe Great South Bay Music Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a lineup of big names including Graham Nash, Third Eye Blind, Blues Traveler and Lonestar.

The festival began Thursday, July 14, and continues through Sunday, July 17, at Shorefront Park in Patchogue. Thousands of fans turned out for opening day of the longest running and largest four-day American-themed music, art and cultural family event.

Mighty Mighty Bosstones on the Blue Point Brews stage July 2015
Mighty Mighty Bosstones on the Blue Point Brews stage July 2015

Situated on the Great South Bay of Long Island, the festival features approximately 60 performers on four stages from legends to contemporary favorites, as well as local artists of classic rock, jazz, jamband, country, folk, zydeco, funk and a variety of other types of American music.

Read about last year’s festival: Eclectic Music Fest Brings Thousands Together

The artisan market features a diverse collection of handmade and imported creations at vendor booths. The Kidzone offers kid-friendly entertainment all day Saturday and Sunday.

In addition to the food court, guests can find several beer and wine gardens scattered about.

Here’s the main stage lineup for this year’s Great South Bay Music Festival.

Friday, July 15

  • Country Blendz DJ DEUCE
  • Joe Bayer Band
  • JT Hodges
  • Lonestar
  • Jamey Johnson
  • Joe Nichols
Blues Traveler on the main stage Saturday, July 16
Blues Traveler on the main stage Saturday, July 16

Saturday, July 16

  • Spuyten Duyvil
  • Miles to Dayton
  • The Main Squeeze
  • Dopapod
  • Blues Traveler
  • Umphrey’s McGee

Sunday, July 17

  • The Laurie Berkner Band
  • Cassandra House
  • John Sebastian
  • NRBQ
  • Colin Hay
  • Railroad Earth
  • Graham Nash

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Kimberly Dijkstra
Kimberly Dijkstra is the web editor for Anton Media Group, a writer for Long Island Weekly and recipient of several Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) and New York Press Association (NYPA) awards.

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