Thursday, July 27, 2017

Fairport Music Festival-Summer 201

Friday, August 25 and Saturday August 26  

The annual Fairport Music Festival combines music, food and fun for two great nights that support a great cause. Held near the Box Factory Building, the event offers more than 30 bands on four stages, with an eclectic mix of folk, indie, blues rock, original rock, and funk and tribute bands. All proceeds benefit the University of Rochester's Golisano's Children's Hospital. The event includes the Taste of Fairport Food Festival, with over 20 local and area restaurants involved, as well as beer and wine samplings at every stage. There is also a variety of family and kids activities. 

Two days of music - Friday from 5pm to 10pm and Saturday from Noon to 10pm

2017 Music Lineup - Here We Go!

FESTIVAL KICK-OFF SHOW - FRI, AUGUST 25 2017

5:00-6:00 Jumbo Shrimp - Pop/Rock
6:30-8:00 Adam Ezra Group - Folk/Roots
8:30-10:00 Junkyardfieldtrip - Rock

The Festival …

In addition to the thirty plus bands that provide non-stop entertainment for this one-day. two-night show, the event includes children’s activities, games, crafts, and festival foods provided by many area food trucks and vendors. There is even a section for not-for-profit agencies to advertise their mission presence in the community. 

The Results …

Now approaching its 12th year of operations, the Festival has grown into a local and regional favorite for thousands to celebrate the event and the community’s great fortune in having a stand-alone Children’s Hospital in the greater Rochester Area. 
To date, the Fairport Music Festival has generated over $900,000 to non-budgeted GCH needs, and, most recently, have committed $750,000 to the building project of a pediatric cardiac surgery suite in the newly built and still growing hospital.100% of the proceeds are donated to Golisano's Children's Hospital at Strong and all involved in producing the event do so on a volunteer basis.