Music festival will help restore historic buildings

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:39

    Byram - The Friends of Waterloo Village will host the Waterloo Music Festival on May 14 and 15 to benefit the historic buildings Waterloo Village in Allamuchy Mountain State Park. The music of 20 bands will take place on two stages over two days, with music beginning at 11 a.m. daily. Refreshments will be available, as well as craft and business vendors. Appearing on Saturday, May 14 will be the Chapin Family - Tom, Steve and Jen, plus their bands - will be doing a musical tribute to Harry Chapin in a “Celebration of Song” at 7 p.m. Leading up to the Chapins on Saturday evening will be Quimby Mountain, The Hollow, Mike Esposito, Street Hassle, FLINTface, Eyeswan, Stephanie White, Kelly Carvin, Small Town Sheiks, Lelica and BD Lenz, and Sebastian Rivera with Chris Hughs. The Molly Hatchet Band, with its southern rock sound made famous by its late-70s hit, “Flirtin’ with Disaster” will headline the Sunday, May 15 show beginning at 4 p.m. Entertaining on Sunday will be Bill Griese, Only Living Boy, Indian Princess, Luke Liddy, Sarah Donner, Crista Orefice and Karen Kamenestsky and Friends. Lawn chairs or blankets for general admission are suggested; reserved seating tickets can be purchased. Visit to view weekly special ticket pricing, a lineup of the performers, and some history of the village. On line specials discount tickets can only be purchased by visiting the Web site.