Sourland Music Festival to Celebrate 15th

Sourland Music Festival to Celebrate 15th

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The Sourland Music Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary by rolling back the ticket prices to $15! Participants will enjoy seven hours, five great bands, family activities, food trucks, craft beer, artists, vendors, and more.

The Sourland Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 3:00pm – 10:00pm at the Hillsborough Golf & Country Club, 146 Wertsville Road, Hillsborough, NJ. Discounted advance-sale tickets are available now: VIP $100; Adult $15 ($25 at the gate); Young People (12-18) $10; Children under 12, Free. For more information, visit http://www.sourlandmusicfest.orgProceeds benefit the Sourland Conservancy.

The music for this year’s festival features a powerful lineup of the region’s most exciting artists ranging from pop and reggae to country, rock and more.  Visit www.sourlandmusicfest.org/lineup/ to listen and learn more about the bands.

Sourland Conservancy Trustee, Tim Johnson, is a co-chair of this year’s Sourland Music Fest.  “This year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever – truly a community celebration of all the wonderful and amazing things that can be found in our region!” he said.

Children of all ages will enjoy meeting the local Cool Critters (turtles, snakes, alpacas and more), exploring hands-on activities at partner booths, and learning legends and lore on History Lane. Festival-goers will enjoy a variety of delectable food offerings from local restaurants and markets, craft beer, award-winning wine and spirits, local artists, craft vendors and more. Sourland Cycles will be back to offer their popular trail rides on power-assisted bicycles.  Another festival favorite, the climbing wall, will return, too. Check out all of the exciting ways to celebrate the region at www.sourlandmusicfest.org/new-this-year/

Last year’s sold out VIP Experience provided by The Ryland Inn returns this year – cosponsored by Secure Retirement Strategies. Local craft beers, wine and light snacks will be available throughout the day with a wonderful full buffet meal provided during the evening, using locally-sourced and responsibly grown products prepared by renowned Executive Chef, Chris Albrecht. VIP seating is limited and available for 21 years of age and older.  VIP tickets will not be available at the gate.  To learn more, visit www.sourlandmusicfest.org/vip-experience/

Teen and adult volunteers are needed before, during, and after the Fest. Each volunteer receives free admission and a coveted volunteer T-shirt. Register now at www.sourlandmusicfest.org/volunteer/

The Sourland Music Festival would like to thank Festival sponsors and partners: The Ryland Inn, Secure Retirement Strategies, Sourland Cycles, Sourland Mountain Spirits, Kilbourne & Kilbourne, Volvo Cars Princeton, Union Line Garage, Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA), New Jersey Sierra Club, the D&R Greenway Land Trust, Mercer County Park Commission, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS), REI, and Princeton Music Exchange.

The Sourland Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 3:00pm – 10:00pm at the Hillsborough Golf & Country Club, 146 Wertsville Road, Hillsborough, NJ. Discounted advance-sale tickets are available now: VIP $100; Adult $15 ($25 at the gate); Young People (12-18) $10; Children under 12, Free. For more information, visit http://www.sourlandmusicfest.orgProceeds benefit the Sourland Conservancy.

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2018 Sourland Music Festival Lineup:

Nalani & Sarina – two audacious young artists, from west-central New Jersey, with a distinctive blend of traditionalist soul-rock and modern pop.

Flux Capacitor – band of brothers from the Philly music scene who consistently inspire and evoke a new and wildly addictive sound resonating with elements of rock improvisation and electronica.

Stolen Rhodes – In the last 2 years Stolen Rhodes has played over 400 dates including festivals such as SXSW, Sturgis, Daytona Bike Week, and Rocklahoma. They opened for iconic artists such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Robert Randolph, Drivin’ N Cryin’ and Blackberry Smoke and Miranda Lambert. They also spent a month touring as support for the Marshall Tucker Band. A great live band with fantastic songs, Philadelphia’s Stolen Rhodes plays it real. Catch them at the Sourland Festival so you can say, “I saw them when.”

Verdict – has been rocking the house from venues as varied as the fabled Stone Pony to the NFL owners meeting at the Super Bowl in Miami. Their pan-Caribbean/Reggae sound has audiences dancing with joy from the first note. Have you jammed with Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan? The Verdict has!

Branson – Joshua Branson is a Califon based musician best known for his beautifully crafted songs which combine emotionally charged melodies with smart polished lyrics. In the 90’s Joshua was the lead singer of In Blu a central New Jersey band that received critical acclaim and built a following performing along the East Coast.

 

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

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