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Rock & Stroll Festival

West Haven

The festival will take place on the lawn behind the Savin Rock Conference Center, said Community House spokeswoman Kathy Hart-Jones. Headlining the music festival is renowned guitarist, Gary Hoey, who has been cited as one of the top 100 rock guitarists of all time. He merges blues and rock with 25 years in the music business and 20 albums under his belt. The festival begins at noon on the lawn of the conference center. It is free and open to the public and ends at 7 p.m. People are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and sit back and enjoy the music featuring more than a dozen bands, including many local youth musicians. Participating bands include “Tears Fall Down,” 2017 Winner of CTNOW Best of CT Punk/Alternative band; “Black Catz,” a local all-girl band that includes members aged 7 to 9, and “Stratus,” a local teen cover band that has performed for the Apple Fest and Savin Rock festival, as well as Chemical Z, Fiction, Shot Down and Glenn Roth and Frank Viele on the acoustic stage. Also performing is “CT All Stars,” a group of musicians including Rich Weber, Carrigan School principal and former drummer of Mean Carlene; John McCarthy from The Rock House School of Music; Mike Sangapore, drummer for Dee Snyder of Twisted Sister; and Jen Durkin, vocalist from Jen Durkin Soul Power and Deep Banana Blackout.

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START:Sep 22 2018, 01 PM

LOCATION:West Haven

VENUE:Rock & Stroll Festival

09/22/2018 13:09