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The Great Blue Heron Music Festival: A Deep Dive

The Great Blue Heron Music Festival begins this Friday, July 5th and runs through Sunday July 7th in Sherman, NY. Rochester Groovecast is COMPLETELY PUMPED to attend such a gorgeous music festival once again! Ever since 1992, 28 years ago, The Great Blue Heron Music Festival has built a growing community of conscious, passionate, and respectful music lovers, honoring all walks of music from Zydeco, Soul, Reggae, Americana, to Rock ‘N Roll.

Weekend tickets are only  $115 and can still be purchased here.  Day tickets are $50 for Friday, $60 for Saturday, $4o for Sunday, or $80 for Sat/Sun.  Those can also be found here!

For Google Maps searching the festival address is: 2361 Waits Corners Rd Sherman, NY 14781.

Scroll below to find Rochester Groovecast’s official music itinerary for this year’s Great Blue Heron Music Festival:

DAILY SCHEDULE

FULL SCHEDULE

 

ROCHESTER GROOVECAST’S MUST SEE LIST

FRIDAY

Aaron Lipp & The Slacktones

Main Stage

5:20-6:30

Rockabilly/Roots/Blues

Black Rock Zydeco

Dance Tent

5:45-7:00

High Energy Zydeco Party

Sun King Warriors

Main Stage

8:10-9:20

Rusted Root Drummer Jim Donovan’s Newest Creation/ American Roots/

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Main Stage

9:40-11:00

Outlaw Country Sass/Alt-Country

GunPoets

Main Stage

11:30-12:45

Rap/Fusion

Folkfaces

Tiger Maple Stage

12-3

Jazz  Folk Hootenanny

Buffalo Zydeco

Dance Tent

1-?

ALL NIGHT Zydeco from your favorite band

Saturday

Danielle Ponder and The Tomorrow People

Main Stage

3:25-4:25

Gospel/Love/Politics/Soul

Urban Pioneers

Main Stage

4:45-5:45

“Hillbilly Swing Music”

The Town Pants

Main Stage

6:05-7:05

Roots/Celtic/Rock

10,000 Maniacs

Main Stage

7:45-9

American Alternative Rock/ College Rock

The Wailers

Main Stage

9:40-11:10

Roots Reggae

Donna The Buffalo

Main Stage

11:45-1

You Already Know

The Blind Owl Band

Tiger Maple Stage

12:00-3am

Freight-Train Bluegrass

Mosaic Foundation

Dance Tent

1am-?

Roots Reggae

Sunday

Richie Stearns

Main Stage

2:30-3:30

 Banjo King

The Probables

Main Stage

5:10-6:10

Folkicana

Donna The Buffalo

Main Stage

6:30-8

CLOSING IN STYLE

 

 

CAMPING MAP

 

DIRECTIONS

 

2018 BLUE HERON PRESS MATERIALS

Where To Be at The Great Blue Heron Music Festival: Rochester Groovecast Itinerary

51) A Windy Chat With Jim Donovan of Sun King Warriors and Rusted Root at The Great Blue Heron Music Festival

49) Chatting With The Blind Spots at Blue Heron Music Festival

 

2017 BLUE HERON PRESS MATERIALS

28) The Great Blue Heron Music Festival Preview

30) Trever Stribing of PA Line

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