FEST: Eastbound Throwdown This Weekend in Salem

September 21st, 2016, 2:00 pm by Greg

The Greenwich-based “northern rock” band Eastbound Jesus launched their own festival last year, and this weekend it’s the second annual Eastbound Throwdown.

On Friday and Saturday (September 23 & 24), the countryside at Irwin Farm in Salem will be brimming over with great music from Eastbound Jesus, as well as the Blind Owl Band, the Mallett Brothers Band, Driftwood, the North & South Dakotas and lots more bands.

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All-fest, two-day tickets are $50 in advance; $60 at the gate. All-fest tickets include camp-by-your car camping. Saturday-only tickets are $40 (no camping). No Friday-only tickets will be sold. Children age 14 and under are free.

Here’s the complete schedule of bands for Eastbound Throwdown 2016:

FRIDAY (SEPTEMBER 23)
6pm: Rebel Darling
7:30pm: The North & South Dakotas
9pm: Eastbound Jesus
11pm: Green

SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 24)
11:30am: Josh Casano & Friends (featuring members of EBJ and others)
12:45pm: Dan Johnson & the Expert Sidemen
2:15pm: Pitchfork Militia
3:45pm: The Spectacular Average Boys
5:15pm: The Blind Owl Band
6:45pm: Driftwood
8:30pm: The Mallett Brothers Band
10:15pm: Eastbound Jesus
??: The Blind Owl Band – late night set on the hill

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
WOODSTOCK COMEDY FESTIVAL @ various locations, Woodstock, September 23-25
LARKFEST @ Lark Street, Albany, September 24, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25