Tickets are now on sale for the inauguralBeach Road Weekendon Martha’s Vineyard that is set to take place from August 9-11.

The three-day music and media festival at Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven will feature performances by Phil Lesh and Friends, Grace Potter, Dispatch, John Fogerty and much more. The festival kicks off with a special screening of Jaws, with accompaniment by the Cape Symphony.

Reserved seats, Reserved Lawn seats and General Admission Lawn tickets are available in 3-day, 2-day, and single day options. VIP packages with premium seating and access to the Beach Club will also be available.

“We are incredibly excited to launch Beach Road Weekend,” said Adam Epstein, CEO of Innovation Arts & Entertainment in a statement. “Martha’s Vineyard is truly a magical place to be in the summer. We believe this event will only add to the rich tradition of music and culture on the island.”

The Beach Road Weekend begins Friday, August 9th with a special concert by The Cape Symphony. The orchestra will performthe iconic score to the movie Jaws in sync with the film as it is shown on a big screen.

Saturday, August 10th will be headlined by Rock & Roll Hall of FamerJohn Fogerty, celebrating a career spanning more than 50 years. Boston based indie bandDispatchwill also perform along withAlejandro Escovedo,North Mississippi Allstars, andMason Jennings.

On Sunday, August 11th, Vineyard favoriteGrace PotterandPhil Lesh & Friendsbring the festival to a close. Led by the legendary former Grateful Dead bassist, Phil Lesh & Friends have been performing together for over two decades, playing both the rapturous songs of the Grateful Dead as well as their own original jams. Funk & jazz bandGalactic, reggae singerMatisyahuandThe Original Wailersget the day started.

Beach Road Weekend

  • Dates:Friday, August 9, 2019 – Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Time:Friday: Gates open at 630PM; Saturday and Sunday: Gates open at 1PM
  • Location:Veterans Memorial Park, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
  • All ages.
  • Tickets:available online

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