Saturday, August 02, 2008

Best of Chester, NJ: Black River Music & Art Festival Saturday, August 16, 2008

The Black River Music and Art Fest, coming to Chester, New Jersey on Saturday, August 16th, is a FREE all day event featuring some of the best local original musical acts as well as numerous visual artists displaying their work. Last year’s event drew an estimated 9,000 people, and they're expecting an even bigger turnout at this year's Black River Festival.

The Black River Music and Art Fest features music in many different genres, including rock, folk, hip-hop, and rockabilly. With the two electric stages, the two courtyards featuring acoustic music and small combos, plus the Original Music School Family Area featuring musical performances, clowns, artwork and other family-oriented activities, there is truly something for everyone.

The 2008 musical lineup includes:

Rockaway Glass Stage - Perry Street
11:00am The Lame Excuses
12:00 noon Tom Vella and the Wayside
1:00pm Bob Wolfman
2:00pm The Alisa Jesslyn Band
3:00pm double-breasted
4:00pm The Wag
5:00pm Wiser Time

WRSU Stage - Location TBA

11:30am The Nairobi Trio

12:30pm Justpassingthru

1:30pm Brian Fitzpatrick and the Band of Brothers

2:30pm Echofission

3:30pm Billy

4:30pm The Kimballs

5:30 Universal Rebel

The Streets of Chester Acoustic Courtyard - 57 Main Street: acoustic performers and small combos

11:00am Thomas Martin

12:00 noon Paul Gargiulo

1:00pm Melinda Davis and the Eleventh Hour

2:00pm Masqued Thrill

3:00pm Lloyd United

4:00pm Randy Morning

5:00pm Brian McLoughlin

The Daily Record Acoustic Courtyard - 76 Main Street: acoustic performers and small combos

11:30am Ed Saultz

12:30pm Joe McKay

1:30pm Caren Kennedy

2:30pm Jeff Randall

3:30pm Gary Paul Hermus

4:30pm Rik Mercaldi

5:30pm Faber,Sidotti

The Original Music School Family Area Behind 44 Main Street



Parking: Plenty of street parking is available in downtown Chester.

Food: Chester has many different food establishments to serve attendees. A handful of food merchants will have booths throughout town, in addition to serving food in their usual locations.

Seating: Bales of hay will be provided by Plant Detectives, and attendees are encouraged to bring beach chairs as well.

Bathrooms: Additional portable bathrooms will be provided on Perry Street on the day of the event.

Date(s): This year's event will take place on Saturday, August 16, 2008, with a rain date of Sunday, August 17th.


Wally Banners said...

LOL Roxie lmao I kNEW you would get the Jersey line. I really like you guys. Rex is brilliant to have found you. I have nothing but admiration for him and I always talk about him as one of those classic golden boys that always get what they want. I mean your a beautiful woman a Banker and a wonderful mom. It doesn't get better than that for a guy. WE MEN SALUTE YOUR REX! ROME HAILS YOU AS APOLLO! Am coming home Roxie. I woke up today after a 5 hour nap looked out the window and I had 7 people waiting to start following me around town. It was like a joke man. Guess I blew it here am on the dreaded radar. Besides I miss the usa awfully bad. Its like people in Europe gave up on business and the go get em attitude. I mean you know how NYC you cant be there a minute without getting in the spirit of making something happen. I have always considered profit as a vindication of your spirit. Here it in Europe that ideal left long ago. Theres no Dream here? Example when Bank of America hit 18 bucks I went and bet the farm on it. I unloaded last Thursday and made out like a bandit. I was so happy when I braged about it to a hottie at dinner she was like I might have as well bought 3 cows for the excitement she displayed. Its not bout the money its that you studied looked at the risk and took the plunge. She didn't get it.
Its ok I met the Pope and all his well within my soul. I always used to think of myself as old at 47. After seeing what old really is and how men 20 years older than me look here and handle themselves I feel like a kid again. What I guess I needed was to be fawned over by women half my age. For a guy its a important thing of course you or Rex wouldn't understand, your living the dream. Slugs like me have to go where the ego takes you its the only thing we have left lmao. The people I let have my house don't want it. The shelter notified my lawyer they want out bad. See when i originally decided to move to euro forever I figured Fred would stay behind. That didn't work out. So that means all my enemies that still fight me ended up going to the house or as I call it "my house of pain" to finish me. You can imagine how they felt when they saw all these people living there. Theres also been some home invasions there as people came looking for me with malice in their hearts and instead found these poor folks instead. So I have to go back and cut these loose ends out of my life and bring order. sorry for taking up comment space just woke up and epresso is the real thing here lmao. Bye Doll1 p.s. you know I always vote for you :)

Mariuca said...

Hola Roxy! It's a nice Sunday afternoon and I'm enjoying icy cold iced latte in my office while my furry friends are all gathered around me! I am having a great weekend and hoping you are too. Thanks for stopping by Mariuca! :):):)