Fleet Week New York announces free music festival on Staten Island

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    When:
    May 24, 2014 – May 26, 2014 all-day America/New York Timezone
    2014-05-24T00:00:00-04:00
    2014-05-27T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Stapleton
    Staten Island, NY
    USA
    Cost:
    Free

    7th annual Splash Music Festival at Staten Island Stapleton Homeport

    May 24 – 26

    STATEN ISLAND, New York (NRMA) –The Staten Island Fleet Week Committee will host the 7th annual Splash Music Festival at Staten Island Stapleton Homeport, May 24 – 26.

    The free, open to the public festival will feature local musicians performing music from the 50s and 60s, rock ‘n roll, pop, jazz, as well as performances by Navy Band Northeast’s “Brass Band,” from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I.

    Current Line-up:

    Saturday, May 24

    • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – The Upbeats
      12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Tom Centulla & The Buffalo 24 (featuring Fingerstyle guitarist Vinny Bunnicelli)
      2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Steppin’ Back
      3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Atomic Krush

    Sunday, May 25

    • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – The Seconds
      12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – The DNR Band
      2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Dina Fanai (with special guests Dave Eggar & Bob Kinkel)
      3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cause and the Effects

    Monday, May 26

    • Noon – 2 p.m. – The Silas Knight Project
    • 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Angelica Joni
    • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – The Silas Knight Project

    Fleet Week New York, now in its 26th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The week-long celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. Nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are participating this year.