Music Festival Lineup Taking Shape

Discounted tickets are available for village residents through Thursday.

With big hitters Marc Cohen, Augustana, Nicole Atkins & The Black Sea and Scars on 45 on July 9, some of the other acts have also been announced.

For the seventh consecutive year, Pleasantville residents Rich Sarfaty and Sol Skolnick have signed on a mix of globally-known and up and coming local talent to take the three stages housed on .

“Each year, Sol and I set a goal of mixing promising new acts with well-established performers,” explained Rich Sarfaty in a statement, of the set list that is near finalization. "We are thrilled with this year’s line-up and look forward to continuing our Festival’s tradition of showcasing highly talented musicians.”

Tony Bellantoni & the Swaghooks and If But When will also be performing on the main stage, while Geoff Hartwell, Patti Rothberg, Reignjah and Like Diamons will perform on the Beer & Wine Garden stage.

The Village Stage will host Remember September, Milton, Lisa Brigantino, Callen Sisters, Chris Fox, Makeshift Lullaby, Skyfactor and Johanna Nectar.

For the younger set, organizers have secured Miss Patti Hupp (Village Stage), while Fun Time Amusements will provide more fun for children. There will also be free face painting.

And through Thursday, Pleasantville residents can purchase discounted tickets. Adult tickets, usually $40, are available for $30 through the event's website. Senior tickets are $15 and students (ages 12-21) are $15 and children's tickets (11 and under) are free.

“This is a 100% volunteer event and our community really comes together each summer to make it a success,” said Skolnick. “The cultural and community attributes of Pleasantville will once again be on display when we welcome thousands of music lovers from the tri-state area and beyond.”

The 2011 Pleasantville Music Festival is presented by 107.1 FM, (WXPK) The Peak. The Festival also supports a charitable partner each year.


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