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GREENE COUNTY, N.Y.,
Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Northern Catskills of
Greene County will play host to a variety of music festivals in 2013, including a brand new country music festival in June featuring today's chart-topping country music superstars.
Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain kicks off
June 13 with three days of star-studded country music and entertainment. The festival features Lady Antebellum,
Montgomery Gentry and
Hunter Hayes, as well as
Joe Nichols, Gloriana,
Dustin Lynch, Blackberry Smoke and
Willie Nelson & Family. Ticket packages start at
$120 for all three days of live music. Early bird discounted tickets will be available for purchase beginning
Friday, February 1 at
10 am on
www.tasteofcountryfestival.com. VIP ticket options, mountainside camping, resort accommodations and more are available online.
Additional Great Northern Catskills music
events for 2013 include:
Blues Hall of Fame Night at the Orpheum Performing Arts Center in
February 16. The New York Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert includes performances by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix,
Bill Sims Jr.,
Michael Packer and
Sonny Rock. Tickets are available at catskillmtn.org or at the door for
East Durham Irish Festival at the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre is scheduled for
May 25 and 26, and promises to offer international entertainment, free camping and family-friendly fun. The line-up includes artists from across the country and
Ireland. Past acts include Searson, Barley Juice,
Andy Cooney Band,
Kitty Kelly and performances by Irish Step Dancers. Tickets range from
$12 to $16.
Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain is one of the top music festivals in the country. The revelry kicks off
June 6-9 with live performances by
Phil Lesh & Friends, Widespread Panic, Gov't Mule, Primus, Dispatch, The Avett Brothers and more. General admission passes are currently available online at mountainjam.com. Three day, non-camping passes are
$170 and four-day passes are
$195. Four and three day camping and festival combination passes are available for
$227 for the four day combined pass and
$202 for the three day.
Catskill's Irish Arts Week in East Durhamis slated for July 14-20. Enjoy a week of Irish music, dancing, vendors, crafts and family-friendly fun. Admission to daily ceilithe, superstar concerts and afternoon lectures is free. Experience Irish culture and arts and participate in painting workshops, jewelry making, weaving and carving classes. The festival concludes with the Andy McGann Traditional Music and Dance Festival on
July 20. Tickets are
$20 at the gate.
For more information on the
Catskill's events line-up, visit
Rebecca Steffan(518) 523-9258