Update: This event has been postponed until Sept. 18 because of the pending storm.
Who says old school print newspapers are good for nothing?
Aug. 28Sept. 18, the fledgling Red Hook Star-Revue, published by local drummer and all-around good guy, George Fiala, will host an all-day music (and free pizza!) festival at Urban Meadow Park.
The concert is an extension of the weekly Thursday night jam at the Union Street venue, also hosted by Fiala.
“We have a lot of very good musicians that come here,” said Fiala. “It’s been a great way to build musical relationships.”
The festival will include acoustic folk from Jay Tanner, jazz from Amanda Cole, indie rockers The Middle Eight, folk rock from The Rusty Hooks, and drummer Fiala’s own rock band, Union.
Besides taking in the music, you can have as much pizza and hot dogs as you like.
“It’s my way of giving back,” said Fiala. “Plus, it’s just a lot of fun to have a music festival.”
So show up on Sunday and take advantage of one newspaperman’s largesse. Our largesse? We covered Faila’s event, didn’t we?
Red Hook Star-Revue Music Fest at Urban Meadow Park (Van Brunt and President streets in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, no phone),
Aug. 28Sept. 18, noon–6 pm. Tickets $10. For info, visit www.redhookstar.com.
©2011 Community News Group
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