Night Lights Festival in Sherman, NY Features a Wide Variety of Upstate Bands

The 2013 Night Lights Festival returns  September 13th and 14th to Sherman, NY.  The festival, in its third year, is held at the Great Blue Heron festival grounds. A component of a larger effort, Night Lights at the Heron, the two day music festival plays off of the light installation set up thoughout the woods creating a unique mash up, touted to be “mind blowing” by many.


The Festival continues to add bench strength in their third year, bringing in both regional and nationally touring acts, including Marco Benevento, The Heavy Pets and Jimkata. Lazlo Hollyfeld, and Smackdab were both part of the original Night Lights lineup are joined by veterans Schleigho, Aqueous, Aircraft, DJ Cutler and John E. Old School , and new this year, Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams, Funktional Flow, Universe Shark, Haewa, On Beta and Space Junk.

The festival aims to please offering a choice of woods or car camping, as well as RV and family camping options. Single day passes are also available for both Friday and Saturday. Pick up tickets in advance here

Check out a 360′ view of the festival!

The music schedule:

Friday, September 13th

6p-6:45p        Cafe                        John E Old School

7-7:45p          Cafe                        Shotgun Jubilee

7:45-8:45      Main                       Space Junk

8:45-9:45       Cafe                        Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams

9:45-11:15     Main                       Aqueous

11:15-12:15   Cafe                        Universe Shark

12:15-1:45     Main                       The Heavy Pets

1:45-3:15       Cafe                         The Manhattan Project

Saturday, September 14th

2:00-3:00     Cafe                         On Beta

3:00-4:15      Main                        Haewa

4:15-4:45       Cafe                         Comedy and Wine Toast

4:45-6             Cafe                         Aircraft

6-7:15             Main                       Funktional Flow

7:15-8:30      Cafe                         Smackdab

8:30-10          Main                       Jimkata

10-11:15         Cafe                         Lazlo Hollyfeld

11:15-12:45   Main                       Marco Benevento

12:45-3           Cafe                         Schleigho

3-?                     Fire Pit                  DJ Cutler