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Southern Westchester Music Festival

Posted by editor on 08/24/15

The Southern Westchester Music Festival will take place next month and the exciting lineup has just been announced! For the third year in a row you can enjoy musical entertainment from some of the best in Westchester and around from the country. This event will take place on September 19th at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck, less than a fifteen-minute drive from The Castle in Port Chester!

Fifteen major bands have been booked to perform for guests throughout the day. Marc Cohn, Shawn Mullins, Steve Forbert, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, David Johanse, Anderson East, Willie Nile, Andrew Belle, the Heydaze, Karma Darwin, Kaleo, Joe D’urso and Stone Caravan, East Love, Thirdstory, &  Cheerleader will all be performing at this year’s event. To learn more about the performers the Festival’s website has a performer’s page which provides links to all of the artist’s bios, YouTube pages and websites. With so many musical perforamnces going on, there will be two stages set up with corresponding acts going on all day.

The Souther Westchester Music Festival will also have some fun family activities taking place that you can enjoy. Pottery making classes, dodgeball, photo booths, Wheel of Fortune, cooking lessons and an additional prize wheel will be happening all day throughout the event.

Several food trucks and vendors will be in attendance so you’ll have plenty of local favorite eateries to choose from for food, drinks and snacks. Neapolitan Express, Salsa Fresca Grill, Artuso Pastry, Enjoy-A-Bagel, Pow! Burger, Yum Yum Noodle Bar, and Andy’s Italian Ices are just some of what you can expect to find! Wine, beer as well as other soft beverages will be served. Some vendors that will be in attendance include Venture Photography, Yogibo, Oragami Owl Jewelry, Henna on Hudson along with many other local favorites.

The first band will take the stage at 12 pm, with the last stepping on at 6 pm. For a full schedule of when your local favorites will be performing you can take a look at the schedule for the day which is posted on their website.

A portion of proceeds raised from this event will be donated to the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. The donation from this event helps the hospital to plan parties and fun activities to children with terminal illnesses. Make sure to buy your tickets today to help out a great cause and enjoy a fun day! Tickets are on sale now and children under 12 are free.

If you want a sneak peak of what this event has in store for you make sure to attend their VIP event taking place on September 3rd. This free event will feature performances by Karma Darwin and will be held at Captain Lawrence Tasting Room in Elmsford. This VIP Press event will be from 7pm until 9pm.

For more information visit the Southern Westchester Music Festival website or take a look at their Facebook page for updates and post until the event.