Lake George’s Charles R. Wood Park will serve as the location for The Memorial Day Meltdown, a multi-day pod style concert series set to take place from May 27-30. The holiday weekend run of concerts will feature Pink Talking Fish, Badfish, Dogs In a Pile and others. Produced by the great minds behind Adirondack Independence Music Festival, the announcement follows yesterday’s news of Lake George Music Festival’s return in August.
The weekend of music kicks off on Thursday, May 27 with a special celebration featuring two sets from Dogs in a Pile. Pink Talking Fish is set to headline Friday May 28, receiving support from Dogs in a Pile. Music continues into Saturday, May 29 with Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime, with an opener yet to be announced. Performances on Sunday, May 31 will be announced at a later date. The pod style concert will allow each pod to have up to 5 people in an 8×10 foot space.
Upon entering Charles R. Wood Park, all attendees must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 antigen test and will have their temperature checked. With New York State’s new 33% percent capacity rule, the festival space is allowed to have up to 700 concert goers. The safety of the fans will be the most important focus for staff and crew Memorial Day weekend with social distancing guidelines put in place to ensure a complete experience.
For those who have never been to Charles R. Wood Park, the commons sit on the south end of Lake George, right in the heart of the Adirondacks. The site is also home to numerous events including the Adirondack Independence Music Festival. The ground has featured national touring acts since its incarnation including Charlie Daniels Band, Blue Oyster Cult, The Spin Doctors, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and many more.
There will be a follow-up announcement about additional weekends of music that will be taking place at the Charles R. Wood Park over the summer. Tickets for Memorial Day Meltdown are on sale now. To purchase tickets and for more information, click here.