The Montauk Music Festival
(MMF), a volunteer-run, musical celebration featuring up-and-coming artists is back for four days of live music throughout "The End."
Kicking off with several concerts and an opening party at Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa on Thursday, May 14th, the 6th Annual Festival will run through Sunday, May 17th. MMF was founded by Ken Giustino, a member of the Montauk community for over 15 years, as a way to celebrate, support, and promote the booming Montauk music scene, as well as showcase the talented artistic community.
Several Montauk spots are hosting concerts, including Atlantic
, Cross Eyed Clam, East By Northeast
, Fish BAR
, Gosman's, Gringos, Gurney's, Lynn's Hula Hut
, The Hideaway
, Inlet Seafood
, Johns Pancake
, Last Hope Lagoon
, Liar's Saloon
, Light House Grill
, Memory Motel, Montauk Bake Shop
, The Montauk Beach House
, Montauk Manor
, Navy Beach
, O'Murphy's Pub
, Sail Inn
, Shagwong Restaurant & Bar
, 668 Gig Shack, Sloppy Tuna
, Sole East, The Surf Lodge
, Swallow East
, The Coast, The Lake Club
, The Point Bar & Grill
, Trails End
, and Zum Schneider
A large crowd watches performances on the Village Green. (Photo: www.facebook.com)
The weekend will feature performances from over 100 bands, both local and nationwide, who specialize in a wide variety of musical styles, such as alternative, rock, folk, pop, Americana, reggae, blues, jazz, bluegrass, to flamenco, rap, hip-hop, country, metal, and more.
Admission to the concerts is free.
For the full Montauk Music Festival schedule, visit www.montaukmusicfestival.com.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com