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The Montauk Historical Society brings its inaugural Great Eastern Music Festival to the world-famous Montauk Lighthouse, located at the easternmost tip of Long Island. The idyllic setting provides 360 degree views of Block Island, the Atlantic Ocean and beyond. A full day of today’s foremost Americana, Folk, Bluegrass & Country music acts on two stages, with craft food + beverage, vendors and more. The 2017 lineup includes The Dustbowl Revival, Sarah Jarosz, Seldom Scene. Sam Outlaw, Tall Tall Trees, Miles to Dayton, Eastbound Freight, Buddy Merriam & Back Roads, Gravity Jazz Quartet, Gene Casey, M2D Trio, Pluck & Rail, Bill Scorzari, He-Bird, She-Bird, Kirsten Maxwell and Hank Stone.
Tickets are $65 for general admission, $25 for children ages 6 – 12, and free for kids ages 0 – 5. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.greateasternmusicfestival.com/ Parking is available at the Montauk Point State Park lots with overflow parking at Camp Hero State Park and other off-site locations. Shuttle bus service will be provided between parking lots and venue. Please check the website for more information. Parking is limited, so please arrive early for the best parking.
The Montauk Lighthouse was built from 1792-1796 and commissioned by George Washington in 1797. The Lighthouse Committee of the Montauk Historical Society is dedicated to the protection, preservation and educational development of this national historic site. Through programs, exhibits, publications and special events, the story of this site will be conveyed to the public. For more information, please visit: www.montaukhistoricalsociety.organd www.montauklighthouse.com