Four additional artists have been added to Night Lights Festival’s 2018 lineup including the Syracuse-based band Sophistafunk and a supergroup featuring members of moe., Dopapod, Aqueous and Mungion in a tribute to Pink Floyd.
Sophistafunk is known not only for it’s 90’s hip hop vibes but for it’s fusion of funk and jam. After the success of their recent single “No More War” on the national circuit their 2018 got a lot busier with additions to their tour including the Night Lights Festival.
Night Lights Festival takes place August 23-25 at Heron grounds in Sherman, NY. This is the festival’s eighth year and will spread over three nights and three stages. This year the festival is trying to diversify it’s lineup and will be featuring a variety of artists spanning over genres. In addition to the music, activities will include yoga, hiking, mushroom walks, and light installations. There will also be food, craft beer, craft artisans and a variety of vendors available on site.
Tickets are $125 in advance. Camping and a 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 12 p.m. on Thursday. The lineup for Night Light Festival is listed below.
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, Neon Veins