Supergroup Sophistafunk Added To Night Lights Music Festival

Ten Thirty Nine Productions (1039) has announced four additional artists to its 2018 line-up.

A unique and special one of kind late night set inked as — FEARLESS — PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE — will feature Chuck Garvey (moe), Mike Gantzer Evan McPhaden (Aqueous), Eli Winderman (Dopapod) and Matt Kellen (Mungion). Also added is Syracuse-based band Sophistafunk, with a tribute to 90s hip hop and WNY artists Soul Roach, featuring Todd Eberwine as well as the Buffalo Brass Machine.

A special Fearless ticket price is available for $110 (camping included) until Friday at 11 p.m.

In its eighth year at the enchanted Heron grounds in Sherman (home of the Great Blue Heron Music Festival), Night Lights Music Festival will take place Aug. 23-25 and will once again transform the Heron into a magical three-day Sound And Light spectacular.

Anchored by nationally touring electronic rock innovators Lotus and funk outfit the Motet, Night Lights will also feature two sets from WNY’s groove rockers Aqueous. This year’s line-up will also features electronic super group Octave Cat ft. Jesse Miller (Lotus), Eli Winderman (Dopapod), Charlie Patierno, jazz/funk fusion producer Anomalie, as well as reggae driven bands Tropidelic and Bumpin Uglies.

Spread over three nights and three stages, this year’s diverse lineup features a variety of artists spanning over genres including heavy groove trio lespecial, Appalachian soul pioneers Upstate Rubdown, masked mayhem rocker Boss Tweed and the Carpetbaggers as well as an acoustic set from Pappy (Cabinet, Gatos Blancos).

The weekend will be highlighted by several tribute sets including a Wild Adriatic Led Zeppelin tribute. Buffalo-based quartet Space Junk will pay tribute to the Disco Biscuits, and a Western New York all-star cast, known as Psychedelic Jukebox, will pay homage to the long lineage of psychedelic rockers.

In addition to the music, activities will include yoga, hiking, mushroom walks and light installations. Food, craft beer, craft artisans and a variety of vendors will be available on site.

Tickets are $125 in advance. Camping and Thursday Pre-Party are included in all weekend passes. Friday and Saturday single day passes are also available. Parking is not included. Gates open at noon on Thursday.

For more information or questions on Night Lights Music Festival, visit us at nightlightsfest.com.

COMPLETE LINE-UP ROSTER

Lotus, The Motet, Aqueous X 2, FEARLESS – PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE will feature. Chuck Garvey (moe), Mike Gantzer & Evan McPhaden (Aqueous), Eli Winderman (Dopapod) and Matt Kellen (Mungion), Octave Cat ft. Jesse Miller (Lotus), Eli Winderman (Dopapod), Charlie Patierno Anomalie, Tropidelic, Bumpin Uglies, Sophistafunk (tribute to 90’s Hip Hop), lespecial, Pappy (of Cabinet), Wild Adriatic (Led Zeppelin Tribute), Upstate Rubdown, Boss Tweed and the Carpetbaggers, Gatos Blancos, Funktional Flow, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Dynohunter x 2, Root Shock, Space Junk x 2 (Disco Biscuits Tribute), Holy Hand Grenade, Lazlo Hollyfeld, Intrepid Travelers, Folkfaces, Soul Roach, Buffalo Brass Machine, Cold Lazarus, Psychedelic Jukebox, Cypher, Kaleidoscope Sky, The Good Neighbors, Able Footing and Neon Veins.

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