Oyster Festival Entertainment On The Main Stage

Badlands Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen

Saturday, Oct. 14

The opening ceremony begins with Jerome Bell singing the National Anthem at 12:15 p.m.

12:30 p.m. Badlands Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen, a tight-knit group of top-notch musicians dedicated to performing the music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As a tribute, Badlands does not try to imitate. Badlands delivers the style and vibe of the music with the kind of honest passion you would expect from a Bruce Springsteen show.

1:45 p.m. Joe Magurne Band

3 p.m. Penny Lane: This tribute band relies on pure sound and their strong, tight vocal harmonies to recreate the legacy of The Beatles, note-for-note. Expect to hear a selection of Beatles hits from all of their periods, an experience that always leaves crowds cheering for more.

4:15 p.m. The Electrix: A group of accomplished musicians, each with a lifetime of diverse experience in the music field. Together since 1995, they’re recognized as one of the leading jam bands performing classic rock of the Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers, other related genres and original compositions. The Electrix weave in and out of intense jams with an incredible amount of enthusiasm and feeling, adding their own interpretation and style. They’ve shared a stage and performed together with Levon Helm (The Band), fiddle player Vassar Clements (Old & in the Way), pedal steel guitarist Buddy Cage (The New Riders of the Purple Sage) and guitarist/vocalist Michael Falzarano.

Turnpike Joe and the Traffic Jam

Sunday, Oct. 15

12 p.m. Endless Summer is the new Ultimate Beach Boys Tribute Band capturing the essence of the 1960s California beach scene all year ‘round. Dance the day away and enjoy an awesome and unforgettable musical experience. Be moved and inspired by bringing back treasured memories.

1 p.m. Petty Rumours: A tribute band to both Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks. Like many other tribute acts, Petty Rumours has gone through its share of growing pains, playing around Long Island a bit before arriving at its current line-up of musicians. Mike Breier on bass with vocals; Ed Ryan as lead vocalist.

Matt Grabowski

2 p.m. Matt Grabowski began solo performing right out of high school, with influences ranging from Harry Chapin to Hozier. His music contains storytelling lyrics laid on top of music that falls somewhere between Americana and alternative. In 2016, Grabowski was named winner of the Gold Coast Arts Center’s Your Big Break competition entered by 1,500 contestants. He continues to perform in the tristate area multiple times each week. His debut single, “Bring The Rains (Down)” is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and digital distributors. Visit www.thebiggrabowski.org.

3 p.m. That ’90s Band: Whether you’re still stuck in the ’90s, or just missing it like crazy, That ’90s Band is your fix. Playing your favorite hits from artists like Third Eye Blind, Alanis Morissette, Weezer, The Cranberries, Bush, and more.

4 p.m. Turnpike Joe and the Traffic Jam: One of New York’s premier classic rock/party bands—a major force on the Long Island music scene since 1977—covers performers such as ZZ Top, Buddy Holly, Credence, Chuck Berry, KISS, The Stones, Steve Miller, The Beatles and Tom Petty. They also play originals. This new show features rock by artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Buddy Holly, James Taylor and The Beatles.

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