The second annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival
is kicking-off with a concert by blues legend John Hammond
at Old Whalers' Church on Friday, September 28, 2012. Tickets for the main stage concert and fundraiser are $20.
The festival which celebrates Sag Harbor through music, showcases free live performances throughout Sag Harbor Village on Saturday, September 28th while promoting Sag Harbor as a cultural destination. Saturday will feature music from 22 acts beginning at 11 a.m. and close with the official After-Party at Bay Street Theatre
30-piece percussion Escola De Samba BOOM
will begin the free performances at 11 a.m. at the Sag Harbor Chamber
of Commerce Windmill followed by New Orleans party band Who Dat Loungers
at 12:30 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church. At 1 p.m. bring the kids to watch musical puppet theater Puppets of the High Seas at Goat on a Boat. Also at 1 p.m. the Richie Siegler Quartet
will perform at Life'Style
with an encore at 4 p.m.
is performing at 1:30 p.m. at the Sag Harbor Florist
& Made, at 2 p.m. stop by Geekhampton
to see Cassandra House
, while Caroline Doctorow
& The Steamrollers
is performing at The Whaling Museum also at 2 p.m. Jim Campagnola Jazz will be at Suffolk County National Bank
at 2:30 p.m, and at 3 p.m. catch a performance by Rocket and the Ghost at Bookhampton
or the Sag Harbor Community Band
at the American Legion.
will rock LT Burger
at 3:30 p.m. and Robert Bruey
will perform at the Sag Harbor Florist & Made at 4 p.m. Peruse the Grenning Gallery
while listening to Sara Hartman
at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy an appetizer and performance by Hopefully Forgiven
at Bay Burger
beginning at 5 p.m., Astrograss at Phao
at 5:30 p.m. or catch Joe Delia
& Thieves at 6 p.m. at Muse in the Harbor
The Hampton Studio of Fine Art will have a performance by Mariann Megna
at 6 p.m. and Nancy Stearns
is performing at the Romany Kramoris Gallery
at 7 p.m.
Stop by La Superica
at 8 p.m. for a margarita and performance by The Montauk Project
From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dodds & Eder is hosting the Twilight Lounge featuring Dan Bailey Tribe
and refreshments will be served.
The Official After Party is from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. with music from Gene Casey
& the Lone Sharks
and Mary McBride Band. Tickets to the after party are $10 and can be purchased at the Bay Street
Theatre box office on the day of the festival.
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