PREVIEW: Adirondack Independence Music Festival 2019
The 5th Annual Adirondack Independence Music Festival is set to rock Lake George this coming weekend. Held over Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1 at Charles R. Wood Festival Commons in Lake George, ADK Fest is referred to as “the party of the year.”
Headlined by Twiddle and Pigeons Playing Pong, both playing two sets, the festival will also feature performances by G. Love & Special Sauce, Pink Talking Fish, Ryan Montbleau Band, Everyone Orchestra– featuring Chuck Garvey (moe.), Vinnie Amico (moe.), Tony Markellis (Trey Anastasio Band), Steve Molitz (Particle), Ryan Montbleau, Hayley Jane, and Sam Kininger, Marco Benevento, Gubbulidis & Friends, Kung Fu, Lucid, Hayley Jane & the Primates, Midnight North, Barika, Deadgrass, People’s Blues of Richmond, The Big Takeover, Hartley’s Encore, Eggy, Funktional Flow, Annie in the Water and The New Motif.
Music at the commons is scheduled to go from 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. on two alternating stages, open to all ages, followed by late-night performances taking place at King Neptune’s Pub. Admission to the King Neptune’s shows is free to festival attendees 21 years of age and up. In addition to the great music, ADK Fest will also feature a variety of food and craft vendors and a view of the Lake George fireworks on Saturday night.
$90 weekend tickets and $50 single-day tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite. There is a special VIP option available, which includes admission to both days of the festival, a buffet dinner each night, free snacks, half-priced adult beverages, $2 water & soft drinks, a private viewing area (with a private bar) and access to private bathrooms.
(Photo: Frankie Cavone)
Additionally, there will be a pre-party on Friday Aug. 30, which will be free of charge both to festival attendees and to the general public. Scheduled performers include After Funk and Capital Zen at Shepard Park in downtown Lake George, followed by Floodwood, who will perform later in the evening at King Neptune’s. See below for the full schedule of the 2019 Adirondack Independence Music Festival.