LETTUCE, MELVIN SEALS & JGB, TYRONE WELLS TO PERFORM AT INAUGURAL
ROCK THE RESORT AT HUDSON VALLEY RESORT & SPA IN KERHONKSON, NY DECEMBER 4-6
Lettuce, Melvin Seals and Jerry Garcia Band, and Tyrone Wells will be among many acclaimed musicians to perform at the first Rock The Resort Festival, December 4-6, 2009 at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa in Kerhonkson, New York. This three day indoor festival will also feature Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, DJ Logic, Glitch Mob, Skerik, Eric Krasno & Chapter 2, Rubblebucket Orchestra, Rustic Overtones, and The Original RADIOACTIVE, who will host the festival. Rock The Resort is located on 600 acres of beautiful land among the Shawangunk Mountains, just 20 minutes from New Paltz and 90 minutes from New York City.
Music will start on Friday, December 4 at 4:30pm and go until 6:00am. On both Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 music will start at noon and go until 6:00am. There will be 3 stages of music at Rock The Resort; one in the resort's indoor ballroom, one in the lounge, with the main stage residing in a 2000-capacity heated tent. Art exhibits run by Cappy Franti, poetry workshops, daily open mics, non-profit community booths, live painting, and yoga classes will also take place throughout the resort.
The All Spa Jam will perform during Saturday's late night set from 3:30am – 6:00am. This jam, proving that Rock The Resort is a festival for the musicians as much as it is for fans, will feature Eric Krasno, Adam Deitch, The Original RADIOACTIVE, Skerik, Sam Kininger, Ryan Zoidis, J Bowman, Nigel Hall, Keaton Simons, and many special guests. Additional artists performing at Rock The Resort include Trevor Hall, Break Science, Skerdio, Roots of Creation, Hot Day at the Zoo, The Trapps, Zach Deputy, Jatoba, Humble Boy Club, Sophistaphunk, Revision, and Jaden, with more artists to be announced soon.
Tickets for the festival are now on sale here. Weekend passes cost $129 and passes for Sunday cost $49. Rooms at the resort are available for $139/night and can be booked online while purchasing tickets. Packages for weekend passes and rooms are also available, as well as RV passes for $50. Passes for dogs (allowed at both the festival and inside the resort rooms) are available for an additional $50.
The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa will offer buffet meals for the weekend in their dining room, where guests can expect to dine alongside the musicians. Breakfasts will cost $10, lunches $15 and dinners $20. Room service will also be available for guests at the resort. For more information on the resort and its amenities please visit their site.
Rock The Resort is the second festival produced by Paper Chaser Productions. This inaugural festival follows the ninth annual Harvest Celebration in Redfield, New York that took place on September 24-27, 2009 and featured Keller Williams, David Grisman, Rusted Root, and The Original RADIOACTIVE.