No Rest Fest This Year

May 11th, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg


After five glorious years – three at the former St. Joseph’s Church in Albany and two more at the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside in Troy – the annual Rest Fest (also known as the Restoration Festival and the Restoration Funstival) is taking a year off.

So we are sad to report, there will be no Rest Fest in 2015.

Which is not necessarily to say that Rest Fest is no more, but rather that the festival organizers – the fine folks of the B3nson Recording Co. – have decided that they need a year off to “recharge and refocus.”

Here’s the full email that Rest Fest organizers recently sent out:

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LIVE: Rest Fest @ CAC Woodside, 8/15/14 (Day One)

September 9th, 2014, 1:00 pm by Greg
Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Rest Fest
Restoration Festival…
Restoration Funstival…

By whatever name you call it, the fifth annual fest returned to the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside in Troy for the second consecutive year, and once again, it was a parade of fine Local 518 bands gracing the two stages with plenty of festive, adventurous and fun music…

LIVE: Rest Fest @ CAC Woodside, 8/16/14 (Day Two)

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