The lights and sounds will come alive next weekend as the busy festival season begins to hit the final stretch in Western New York. Night Lights Music Festival has become the go-to festival in the late summer as it continues to grow and heat up. The event and place this coming weekend in Sherman, NY.
The event begins Thursday, August 25 and runs through Saturday, August 27. It was moved up a few weeks from its normal September occupancy in hopes of having a little better weather.
This festival serves as a great bookend to what has been a spectacular concert season on this side of the state along with the very successful Great Blue Heron Festival and Buffalove Music Festival . This year’s festival has some great returning acts with Aqueous, Jimkata, Funktional Flow and Lazlo Hollyfeld to name a few and newcomers Beats Antique, Eric Krasno Band, Moon Hooch and London Souls joining in. There are plenty of other fan favorites such as Smackdab and Spinners, Flomentum out of Cleveland, with one of the most epic drum circles to date, you have to be there to understand the unique experience.
There will be plenty of vending, including Community Beer Works, one of the main sponsors of the event. They will be in attendance serving local craft beer selections at affordable prices. Camping is included in the ticket price which adds incredible value to the experience.
One of the highlights of the festival has always been the lights. The woods throughout the site come alive with lights as soon as the sun sets. When not at the stage, one can wander through lit up trails that bring you back without worry, a definite plus to an already fun night. Tickets are on sale now at participating retail outlets and can also be purchased at the gates.