Festival Fever: Grand Point North @ Burlington’s Waterfront Park

September 11th, 2014, 1:00 pm by Greg
Grace Potter (photo by Martin Benjamin)

Grace Potter

Photograph by Martin Benjamin

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals are once again hosting their annual Grand Point North festival this weekend in Burlington’s Waterfront Park.

In addition to Grace Potter & the Nocturnals closing out both nights of the fourth annual fest, the main stage line-up also includes Lake Street Dive, Trampled By Turtles, the Devil Makes Three, Dr. John, the War On Drugs, Lucius, Rayland Baxter and Debo Band.

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Also featured on this year’s bill are some of Burlington’s finest local musicians including Caroline Rose, Swale, Villanelles, Anders Parker, Lowell Thompson, Gold Town and the High Breaks.

Music will be hosted on two stages. Gates open at 3pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. Advance ticket prices are $49 for single-day tickets; $79 for an all-fest two-day pass. Children age 12 and under are free.

Here’s the complete schedule of bands for the 2014 Grand Point North:

SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 13)
STAGE ONE
3:15pm: Dwight & Nicole
4:10pm: Swale
5:10pm: Rayland Baxter
6:40pm: The War On Drugs
8:30pm: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
STAGE TWO
3:40pm: Villanelles
4:40pm: Caroline Rose
5:55pm: Lucius
7:30pm: Lake Street Dive

SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 14)
STAGE ONE
2:25pm: The High Breaks
3:15pm: Anders Parker & Cloud Badge
4:15pm: Debo Band
5:50pm: The Devil Makes Three
7:45pm: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
STAGE TWO
2:50pm: Gold Town
3:45pm: Lowell Thompson
4:55pm: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers
6:40pm: Trampled by Turtles

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2014:

Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, 9/12&13/14
Basilica SoundScape @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson, 9/12&13/14
PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/13/14, FREE
Art in the Park @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 9/13/14, FREE
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza Convention Hall, Albany, 9/13/14, FREE
Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 9/13&14/14, FREE
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/19-21/14
LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany, 9/20/14, FREE
Bridge Jazz Fest @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall & College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Troy & Albany, 2/27&28/14