Date(s) - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - Saturday, June 8, 2019
WHAT: STRONG & Pleasant Music Festival
The first STRONG and Pleasant Music Festival will take place June 6th, 7th, and 8th in Downtown Northampton, MA, the heart of the Western Mass music scene. The three day event will feature over 40 acts in multiple venues, including The Sierra Grille (home of Reanimate the Bay State), Bishop’s Lounge, The Dirty Truth, Progression Brewing Company, new venue Majestic Saloon, Le BonN’ton and a few surprises TBA. Downtown Northampton businesses, ranging from boutiques to bars, breweries to restaurants, form the backdrop of this grassroots music festival which celebrates the powerful, original music scene that is Western Massachusetts.
STRONG and Pleasant is in celebration of the streets in Western Mass that have held down local original live music, Strong Avenue and Pleasant Street in Northampton MA. The STRONG and Pleasant Music Festival is created In the spirit of the original Northampton Music Festival, created by beloved late promoter Donal B. Rooke, who passed in December 2018. The weekend’s lineup is stacked with an abundance of Western Mass music and regional talent hailing from Canada, Boston and New York, all converging in Downtown Northampton MA.
We celebrate art, we celebrate community, we celebrate PRIDE.
Let’s start a new tradition of celebrating our music!
Featuring a strong and pleasant dose of Western MASS Music:
The Mary Jane Jones
Lady Moon & The Eclipse
The Medicinal Purpose
W/ Beau Sasser
Eric Lee & CO.
Nate Martel Music
Kimaya Diggs Music
Keep an eye on www.StrongandPleasant.com for Full Schedule
3 Day Pass (Thu 6/6, Fri 6/7, Sat 6/8) ~ $40
2 Day Pass (Fri 6/7, Sat 6/8) ~ $30
Single Day Passes will be available at any of the event locations.
STRONG and Pleasant is made possible with the support of our sponsors PRIA Music Marketing, HampGrown, Famtasia Family, FestiQuest, Mana Festival, Fitzwilly’s Restaurant, Roots Renegade Promotions, Valley Free Radio, and our venues The Sierra Grille aka Reanimate the Bay State, Bishop’s Lounge, Le BonNton, The Dirty Truth, The Majestic Saloon, and Progression Brewing Company.