FEST: Electric Love Fest This Week in Lake George

August 18th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg

OK, here’s the thing: The Electric Love Fest is really three different events taking place on three consecutive days in Lake George this week.

It all gets started with the Electric Love Bang kicks things off on Thursday evening (August 20) at Wood Park with Sublime tribute band Badfish headlining the festivities. Also on stage on Thursday will be Local 518 faves Mirk and Conehead Buddha. Gates open at 4pm, and the music runs from 5-9:30pm, capping things off with a fireworks display at 9:30pm. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the gate.

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On Friday (August 21), it’s the Electric Love Boat, a sunset cruise/concert with Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover around Lake George aboard the Adirondac. Boarding begins at 6pm with an open bar til 7pm. Tickets are $40.

Then on Saturday (August 22) the full-blown Electric Love Festival takes over Wood Park in Lake George with a full day of outdoor music beginning at 12noon. Gates open at 11am. Tickets are $35 (which also includes admission to Thursday’s Electric Love Bang). It’s an all-ages fest, and children age 12 & under are free with paid adult ticket.

Here’s the schedule of bands for Saturday’s festivities:

12noon: Rich Ortiz
1pm: Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover
2:30pm: Gang of Thieves
4pm: Start Making Sense
6pm: Northern Faces
7:30pm: Genevieve
9pm: Mike Doughty & His Band Fantastic

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Pearlpalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
The Plaza at 50 Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/16/15, FREE
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15
American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George, 9/26-27/15
Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy) and Massry Center for the Arts (Albany, 2/26&27/16