Many a melody on tap this weekend

SUSSEX COUNTY. Musicians will demonstrate their guitar skills on several local stages.

| 17 Sep 2023 | 04:21

Get ready for an exciting fall weekend of live music and entertainment in Sussex County.

Friday, Sept. 22

Starting at 5 p.m., the Fall Wrap-up Carnival at Blue Arrow Farm, 86 Glenwood Road, Pine Island, N.Y., features live music and family fun.

Rock trio Dug the Band will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. at Skylands Craft Beer & Wine Garden, 447 Route 284, Wantage, offering a musical journey until 10:30 p.m.

If you’re in the mood for instrumental jazz-rock, don’t miss Marc Rizzo’s solo performance at Krogh’s Restaurant & Brew Pub, 23 White Deer Plaza, Sparta, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

James Vilade will be captivating audiences at the Alibi Beach Bar & Grill, 172 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, starting at 6:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m, head over to the Stanhope House, 45 Main St., to catch Katie Henry’s blues-rock performance. VIP tickets are available for a meet and greet.

The Geuther Girls will offer a mix of great country tunes from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Irish Cottage Inn, 602 Route 23, Franklin.

At 8 p.m., Mile 39 will take the stage at Brick & Brew, 27 Route 23, Franklin, for a night of memorable music.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Begin your day at the Sparta Farmers Market, 89 S. Sparta Ave., where you can enjoy the melodic talents of singer-songwriter Jake Roggenkamp. He recently launched his debut EP, “Floral Derangements.”

The Fall Wrap-Up Carnival at Blue Arrow Farm runs from 1 to 10 p.m., promising hours of entertainment.

At 4 p.m., the Felony Band will treat classic rock enthusiasts to their tunes at Angry Erik Brewing, 2 Camre Drive, Newton.

You can witness Mike Lawlor’s guitar skills from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Skylands Craft Beer & Wine Garden.

Rick Winow, renowned for his role as guitarist and vocalist alongside the legendary frontman and leader of the Smithereens, Pat DiNizio, during DiNizio’s solo performances across the nation, is set to grace the stage at the Glenwood, 2 Vernon Crossing Road, Vernon.

Winow will enchant the audience with his acoustic solo talents, offering a unique glimpse into his musical journey starting at 6:30 p.m.

The Geuther Girls make a return, performing at the Homestead Rest, 294 N. Church, Sparta, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Dan Pierson will be strumming acoustic tunes at the Alibi starting at 6:30 pm.

Wonderloaf will entertain with classic rock at Milk Street Distillery, 1 Milk St., Branchville, from 7 to 10 p.m., offering a mix of rock ‘n’ roll favorites.

Mike and Krissie will be covering hits from various eras of rock from 8 to 11 p.m. at Hef’s Hut Bar and Grill, 414 County Road 517, Vernon.

Stage Freight will perform starting at 8 p.m. at Brick & Brew.

Sunday Sept. 24

The musical weekend continues with Jeiris Cook infusing soul, R&B, folk and blues at Angry Erik Brewing at 2:30 p.m.

Erika Sherger will follow with her duo performance at the Alibi starting at 4 p.m.

The Fall Wrap-Up Carnival at Blue Arrow Farm will wrap up from 5 to 9 p.m., offering one last chance to enjoy the festivities.

For those who crave classic rock, don’t miss One Size Fits All at Skylands Craft Beer & Wine Garden from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Or head to the Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St., to relish the sounds of ABBA with “Direct From Sweden: The Music of ABBA” at 7 p.m. Dance, sing along and enjoy timeless hits from the iconic band. Tickets start at $39.

Thursday Sept. 28

Music enthusiasts may visit the Homestead Rest for an acoustic open mic session from 6 to 9 p.m., with sign-ups starting at 5:30 pm.

At 6:30 p.m., Bob Wylde and Earl Sauls will grace Krogh’s with a soothing evening of jazz music.

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