Remember the Cedar Beach Blues Festival? Well Long Island blues impresario Mark Gresser, AKA Doctor Blues, is bringing it back to the North Shore of Long Island. This year the Blues on the Beach Festival will take place onLong Beach in Nissequogue, N.Y. Saturday, September 22nd & Sunday, September 23rd. Twenty eight bands will be performing on two stages over the course of the weekend. The music starts at noon each day. The Homegrown String Band will be performing on the Acoustic Stage on Saturday at 5:30. Other acts on the Acoustic stage include Ken Korb, Dee Harris, and The Deal. Saturdays Electric Stage will feature Kerry Kearney, Lex Grey, and Memphis Crawl.
This festival has been going on for 27 years and has been, and still is, a great chance to get together with friends and hear the best blues and roots music Long Island has to offer.
Homegrown Two, the duo will be performing a midweek, mid afternoon, show at The Montville Township Public Library, in Montville, N.J. at 1pm on Thursday, September 13th. We'll be performing a blend of original and traditional acoustic American roots music with; banjo, guitar, ukulele, harmonica, doumbek, and dulcimer.