Festival Fever: Scumfest 2014 in Duanesburg on Sunday
Remember the ’80s?
Some of you longtime Local 518 music fans may recall Scumfest, a punk fest that took place back in 1982.
Well, even punks get nostalgic, and last year some of those same musicians – as well as those inspired by them – got together for Scumfest II out in Berne.
Apparently, a great deal of fun was had by all, so they’re doin’ it again. Scumfest 2014 is slated for 12noon on Sunday (August 31) at 618 Humphrey Roadd in Duanesburg – about as far away from the once thriving downtown punk scene as you could possibly get. Admission is a $13 donation, which includes a catered meal (?!?). And while we’re on the topic of things un-punk, we were horrified to hear that some of the bands were actually rehearsing for the fest.
At latest report, the bands slated to ratchet it up for ScumFest 2014 include:
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2014:
moe.down @ Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Turin, 8/29-31/14
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/6/14
Basilica Soundscape @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson, 9/12&13/14
Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 9/13&14/14, FREE
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/19-21/14
Bridge Jazz Fest @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall & College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Troy & Albany, 2/27&28/14