Festival In The Borough Announces 2017 Schedule

The Festival in the Borough, the region’s largest music and street festival this year scheduled for Saturday Sept. 23, has announced its musical line-up. The event takes place in Downtown Washington from 10 a.m. til 10 p.m.

Among the “returnees” are the Brian Dean Moore Band, Too Stupid To Quit, and the JerZgirls.

The John Ginty Band, Santana Tribute Band Jingo, national blues acts Above Ground Blues Band, the Skyla Burrell Blues Band, and local favorite Dizaster Horse are among the acts during the festival.

Presented by Visions Federal Credit Union and the Washington Business Improvement District, Festival in the Borough also features kids activities, food, vendors and a beer garden hosted by the Washington Volunteer Fire Department.

The free event is considered one of the top festivals in the area.

Additional sponsors and support for this year’s event include PNC Bank, Scotty’s Stadium Club, the Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission, WRNJ Radio, and Good Impressions Printing & Mailing.  The Skylands Songwriters Guild will host the acoustic tent at Gaia’s Gifts.

Here is the line-up (subject to change):

Scotty’s Stage:

2-3 Lee Larson

3:30-5 Dizaster Horse

5:30-730 JerZgirls

8-10 Above Ground Blues Band

Visions Stage

12-1:15 Too Stupid To Quit

1:30-3 Skyla Burrell Blues Band

3:30-5 Jingo

5:30-7:30 Brian Dean Moore Band

8-10 John Ginty Band

Gaia’s Stage

11 am     Mike Mitsch
11:30 am  JoJo Russell
Noon    Mike Kosec
1 pm  Mark Ryan
2 pm  Bernie Drury
3 pm Carolyn Messina
4 pm Rick Barth

For more about the Festival in the Borough, visit the Festival in the Borough Facebook page. Sponsorships are still available as are Vendor openings. Visitwww.washingtonbid.org or call 908-689-4800 for further information.

(Photo of Skylar Burrell, by BL Ward)

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