Port Palooza, an all-day live music festival, is a go for this Saturday at Harborfront Park, here are the latest details.
Starting at 11:50 a.m. and ending around dusk, the event will feature seven 45 live music acts on the new Jill Nees Russell Stage, with surprise guests and announcements.
Scroll down for the full list of performers.
The renowned jazz saxophonist Frank Catalano from Chicago is also making a rare appearance in Port Jefferson.
The event is free and attendees are asked to bring their own chairs, picnic basket, cooler (food & beverage), and blanket.
Attendees are also encouraged to park at the free Barnum lot at Barnum Avenue or the Brookhaven lot (free to Brookhaven residents with stickers).
Can’t make it in person? No sweat, The Space at Port Jefferson is live-streaming the event and Stony Brook University’s radio station WUSB is broadcasting with interviews and live audio of the performances.
Here’s the full itinerary and line-up of performers (times are subject to change):
- 11:50 a.m. Invocation by Jeffrey Sanzel, executive artistic director of Theatre Three
- 12 p.m. Jonathan Fritz, Flamenco guitarist
- 1 p.m. Cole Fortier of Port Jefferson and special guests
- 2 p.m. The Como Brothers
- 3 p.m. MJT Band
- 4 p.m. School of Rock All Stars of Port Jefferson
- 5 p.m. Common Ground
- 6 p.m. Grand Folk Railroad
- 7:15 p.m. Frank Catalano Jazz Quartet of Chicago
This event is produced by Kevin Wood and FPS Inc. and co-sponsored by The Village of Port Jefferson.
Additional support is provided by The Gitto Group, Port Jeff Car Care, Icon Properties, Techworks
Consulting, Anthony Montani Landscaping, Danfords Hotel and Marina, Dom and Charmaine
Famularo, and Billies 1890 Saloon.
The Port Palooza team will be collecting donations for injured animal rescue and recovery.
For more information and sponsorship, inquiries please text: 516-939-8960.
Below is the official video announcement.