Festival Fever: Ponfest 2011 @ Prospect Park, 9/17/11

September 15th, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg

Black John Wayne

Yes, there’s plenty of festival music on tap for Saturday – from LarkFest to the Roots Music Festival, from the Lake George Jazz Weekend to the Irish 2000 Music & Arts Fest.

But if you prefer something a bit heavier, well, you might just want to head over to Prospect Park in Troy for the annual Ponfest.

The fest will run from 1-8pm on Saturday, and the music kicks off at 3pm. Admission for the all-ages fest is $20.

Here’s the schedule of performances:

3pm: Seven Year Silence
4pm: All for Revenge
5pm: Black John Wayne
6pm: Brick by Brick
7pm: Dead and Dying


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Fall Festival Fever

September 9th, 2009, 3:15 pm by Greg

Yes, it’s sad but true.

Summertime has come … and gone … for another year.

But now ain’t the time for your tears. Outdoor music in Nippertown doesn’t just shut down after Labor Day. In fact, there’s still quite a cornucopia of festivals coming our way for the autumn season.

Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights of what’s coming up in the next couple of weeks on the fall festival circuit:

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