Music Festival Line-Up & Schedule

Headliner (6pm)

Gary Hoey

World renowned guitarist from Boston, Gary Hoey, is listed as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time. He merges blues and rock with 25 years in the music business and 20 albums under his belt. Gary Hoey launched his solo career in 1993 with a cover of 'Hocus Pocus' (Warner Bros Records), which ranked in top 5 on Billboards charts

In 1992 he formed the band Heavy Bones and scored a major-label record deal with Reprise. Hoey has scored various music for Walt Disney, New Line Cinema, and ESPN. He co-wrote & produced the queen of metal, Lita Ford, on her 'Living Like a Runaway' album.

For more than 20 years, HoHoHoey Holiday music, his rockin' versions of Christmas classics, have become a tradition at hundreds of radio stations, and Hallmark's musical greeting cards feature two Ho! Ho! Hoey classics. Gary is currently on the road with his 20th album, Dust & Bones [Mascot Label Group], a fusion of blues and rock.

The Music Festival Begins at 11:30am

Black Catz

Group of young, talented local girls, ages 7 to 9



Local teen cover band from West Haven and Milford. They have performed for the Apple Fest, Savin Rock festival, Woodmont Day and more.

CT All Stars

John McCarthy

Founder of Rock House School of Music and Teach Kids Music, John, produced and coordinated this music festival. He is the owner of The Rock House Method, is the leading Music Instruction system in the world.


Mike Sangapore

Drummer with 'Orbit2r', formerly with Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), and teaches at Rock House School of Music.


Damiano Scarfi

Music teacher at Rock House School of Music, guitarist Damiano played on ABC's American Idol tv show.


Jordan Giangreco

Jordan plays keys for Psychedelic Breakfast, a special brand of progressive psychedelic rock'n roll!


Rob Liptrot

Rob, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, brings more than 35 years in the music business. He is from 'The Brotherhood Funk Band' and teaches at Rock House School of Music.


Jen Durkin

Jen 'Pipes' Durkin, lead vocalist from 'Jen Durkin and the Business' and founding member of 'Deep Banana Blackout'.


Kevin Lawless

The Rock House School of Music teacher since 2013, Kevin has been singing and performing throughout Connecticut and the northeast since the late 1980's in such notable bands as Cry Wolf, Vital Signs, Epic, Liplok and Father Panic.


Rich Weber

Carrigan Intermediate School Principal and drummer in Mean Carlene.

Glenn Roth

Glenn is a guitarist from CT who plays regularly throughout the northeast and tours nationally & internationally.


Frank Viele

Singer, guitarist, songwriter and recognized by the New England Music Awards for Album of the Year, Male Performer of the Year, and Live Act of The Year.


Chemical Z

Winner of CTNOW best Blues Band 2017. Chemical Z is a Modern Blues band that fuses Blues music with Rock and Funk.



Up and coming original rock band from Connecticut.


Shot Down

A Modern Country Music band. Performs all across the east coast.


Tears Fall Down

Local Band including youth from West Haven 2017 Winner of CTNOW Best of CT Punk/Alternative band.
















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