FESTIVAL FEVER: Rock n Roll Resort’s Electric Avenue This Weekend

April 30th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg

Rock n Roll Resort returns again to Kerhonkson this weekend with Electric Avenue, a four-day music festival the newly renovated Hudson Valley Resort & Spa. It all kicks off tonight (Thursday, April 30) and continues through Sunday, with a line-up of bands that includes Fishbone, the East Star All-Stars, Twiddle, Consider the Source, the Werks.

Also featured throughout the weekend will be Organically Good Trio, the Skints, Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan, Adam Ezra Group, Dangermuffin, the Kind Buds, Dub Apocalypse, Frank Viele, Formula 5, Sophistafunk, Gaslight Tinkers, Relative Souls, Archnemesis, Strange Machines, Sprocket, People with Instruments, Demise vs Cheatcode & DJ N.E.B., Digital Storm, Political Animals and many more.

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In addition to all the music, the v5: Electric Avenue installment of Rock n Roll Resort will also feature collaborative live art, a disc-golf tournament, a mini-golf tournament, workshops and theme nights.

“For Electric Avenue, I wanted to blend a few concepts together. There’s the ‘Road to the Resort’ competition for up-and-coming bands. There’s the indoor vending that will be fashioned as an electric avenue. And there’s our continued relationship with the creative folks at Magic Hat Brewing,” says Shannon Plaquet, producer of Rock n Roll Resort. “It’s going to be one of the most diversified line-ups of old school meets new school that we’ve ever had. We’ve dialed in pretty much everything in previous events, and this one should be the best event yet.”

Advance tickets are still available, priced at $80 for the whole weekend. Single-day tickets are $10 for tonight’s pre-party with the Werks at the Oasis Cafe in New Paltz; $50 each for Friday and Saturday.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 5/9-10/15, FREE
SummerSound @ Tanglewood, Lenox, 5/23-24/15
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
FLY-92 Summer Jam @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/6/15
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Capital Pride Fest @ Washington Park, Albany, 6/13/15, FREE
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, 6/20&21/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, Mass., 7/10-12/15
CountryFest @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/11/15
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/16-19/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15