FEST: American Music Festival for the Lake in Lake George This Weekend

September 20th, 2016, 2:00 pm by Greg
Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano and Buck Dharma (photo by Stanley Johnson)

Blue Oyster Cult’s Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano and Buck Dharma

Photograph by Stanley Johnson

The American Music Festival for the Lake returns to the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George this weekend with the thinking man’s metal band Blue Oyster Cult headlining the big bash on Saturday (September 24).

In addition to two full days of music on two stages on Saturday and Sunday, the fest also features a craft beer area, a food/food truck section, a kids’ play area, a skate park and a vending market.

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All-fest, two-day passes are available in advance for $30 general admission; $40 seating.

Here’s the schedule of bands for the 2016 American Music Festival for the Lake:

SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 24): “SATURDAY ROCKS”
$25 & $35 in advance; $35 & $45 at the gate; FREE under age 16
11am (side stage): Doctor Magnum (jazzy rock-hop)
12noon: Let’s Be Leonard (Upstate jam rock)
2pm: Super 400 (rock power trio)
3pm (side stage): Ramblers Home (acoustic jamgrass)
3:30pm: Johnny A. (the guitarists’ guitarist)
5pm: Blue Oyster Cult (veteran classic rockers… with cowbell)

SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 25): “SUNDAY JAM”
$10 & $15 in advance; $20 & $25 at the gate; FREE under age 16
12noon: Tigerman WHOA (backwoods hillybilly punk)
12noon (side stage): Ubuntu (Dead-inspired world beat)
2pm: Barika (hipster funk meets West Africa)
2:30pm (side stage): Sly Fox & the Hustlers (blues rock)
3:30pm: The Ryan Montbleau Band (blues, folk, Americana)
5pm: Gratefully Yours (Grateful Dead tribute band)

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
LARKFEST @ Lark Street, Albany, September 24, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25

One thought on “FEST: American Music Festival for the Lake in Lake George This Weekend”

  1. Weird Hal says:

    Am digging Sunday’s lineup

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