Sag Harbor is the epicenter of art, music, and local creativity. Last year, the festival took a break due to covid but now it’s back stronger than ever with a lineup of free outdoor concerts to celebrate its tenth year.
The festival will be held Thursday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 26th in Sag Harbor at Marine Park and Steinbeck Park.
Get ready to celebrate the diversity of American music- how the blending of musical cultures (bluegrass, gospel, old time music, Appalachian folk, blues, Cajun and Native American) have served as a basis for jazz, rock & roll, and popular music today. All these genres and more will be presented live and free to the public featuring artists that span the globe and the regional community!
From the giant sailcloth tent at Marine Park to the new all-weather stage at Steinbeck Park dozens of acts will be featured. Additional venues include cultural district locations such as the Whaling Museum, the Customs House lawn, John Jermain Memorial Library, the Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd House and several pop-up locations TBA. These performances are free and open to the public, with costs covered by sponsorships and donations.
Here is the 2021 Lineup:
Thursday, Sept. 23, 7pm @ Marine Park: FREE
R&B/Soul/Pop fusion collective MICHELLE
with special guest Audawind
Fresh from kicking off their 40-city tour with Arlo Parks, MICHELLE opens SHAMF with their R&B inspired harmonies and soulful, spirited melodies. Be ready to move and groove.
With a unique sound that combines country, rock, and pop elements, Audawind’s music is something that fans of all genres can enjoy. Overall winners of SHAMF’s Young Musicians Initiative, this band of teen siblings from the North Fork starts the evening with their inspiring original music.
Friday, Sept. 24, 7pm @ Marine Park: FREE
Randy Brecker & Ada Rovatti
with special guest Dante Mazzetti
Jazz fusion pioneer and Grammy award winning trumpeter & flugelhornist Randy Brecker teams with saxophonist, arranger, composer, producer Ada Rovatti and their quintet to perform from their latest album, Sacred Bond. This concert is presented with special support from the inaugural Hamptons Jazz Fest.
Dante Mazzetti delivers a unique brand of alternative roots music. A standout songwriter and multi-talented musician Mazzetti will open the show with his gravelly vocals and fearless creativity. Mazzetti plays a number of instruments simultaneously while switching between guitar, mandolin, upright bass, banjo, and piano.
Saturday, Sept. 25, 10am-8pm @ Sag Harbor Village:
FREE music all day outside local landmarks and businesses including our main stages at Marine Park and Steinbeck Park. Featured artists: Escola de Samba Boom, Soul Inscribed, HooDoo Loungers, Heaven Sent, HipLaJaz, Gene Casey & the Lonesharks, The Sheriff of Good Times, Greg Bucking Band, Dan Bailey Tribe and more!
Sunday, Sept. 26, 12pm-7pm @ Sag Harbor Village:
FREE music outside at our main stages at Marine Park and Steinbeck Park. Featured artists: The Resilient, Nancy Atlas Project, Thunder Bird Sisters, Inda Eaton with Mama Lee & Rose Lawler, Winston Irie, Jake Lear, Underground Horns and more!
For more info, visit www.SagHarborMusic.org