HomeGrown Wine & Music Fest Harvests Independent Music for Second Festival at Four Sisters Winery September 15th
BLAIRSTOWN, NJ - Back for a second year, the HomeGrown Wine & Music Fest continues to bring a diverse crop of local and regional music to back to Four Sisters Winery. Internet radio station, HomeGrownRadioNJ teamed up with the Four Sisters Winery last year for their first festival which had 700 music loving fans in attendance.
This year's eclectic lineup brings jazz, funk, blues, rock, percussion, jam, folk and kids music to the mix. HomeGrown station manager Todd Mills, took band suggestions from the station's 50 deejays. Mills chose the eclectic line up reflecting the station's diversity.
Headlining is the blues rocking Rhett Tyler Band. Swampadelica takes their funked up psychadelic jams with a haitain twist to new heights. The Catholic Girls are three rocking chicks banging out poppy punk melodies. Fingerpicker Mark Cosgrove has played his finger picking style of guitar all over the world. He is the winner of the U.S. National Flatpicking Guitar Championship and also the Doc Watson Guitar Championship. Drummer Karl Latham brings his jazzzy stylings to his own tunes and classics alike. Mahavishnu Project time warps the music of the Mahavishnu Orchestra and brings it into the jam band era. Ubuntu, a percussion ensemble with a West African influence sprinkled with Middle Eastern and Afro-Cuba rhythms features HomeGrown deejay and musician, Mark Woods. Nina Music makes fun, folky rocking songs for kids and their grownups.
The all day festival will also have a kids area with activities, eclectic vendors and lots of Four Sisters wine, Flying Fish Beer and food cooked up by chef Matty Matarazzo, owner of Four Sisters.
Spearheaded by the Marksboro based all volunteer internet radio station, HomeGrownRadioNJ, the festival is a celebration of local, regional and national music. The HomeGrown Wine & Music Fest takes place at Four Sisters Winery on Route 519 South in White Township, Warren County on Saturday September 15th from 11 am till 9pm.