GREENWICH, Conn. -- Three more main stage bands, as well as six local bands with Greenwich connections, will round out the lineup of live performances at the fifth annual Greenwich Town Party.
The all-day family music festival is set for Saturday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.
Six-time Grammy-winners Earth, Wind & Fire will rock this year’s crowd from the main stage, in addition to Grammy winners Doobie Brothers and platinum-selling band O.A.R. Three additional bands will join the main stage: Spirit Family Reunion, Caroline Jones, and Billy and the Showmen.
The first band to perform on the main stage is Billy and the Showmen, known for their R&B soul and funk from the 1960s and '70s. Greenwich native Caroline Jones will be the second musician to take the main stage. Jones has four albums and a monthly radio show. Spirit Family Reunion will follow Jones. These Brooklyn-based artists call their performances “open-door gospel.”
Six local bands will round out the day’s music on the Town Stage, starting at 11 a.m. The five-piece band Stowaway, composed primarily of Greenwich High School students, will kick it off with contemporary rock music.
The Brunswick Music Improv Band is composed of students who cover a wide variety of artists ranging from Led Zeppelin to Pearl Jam and Pink Floyd.
The Al DiMarco Swing Band, led by lifelong Greenwich resident Al DiMarco Jr., specializes in straight-ahead jazz, as well as favorites from the American Songbook, Latin jazz and show tunes.
Another band of five Greenwich residents is Kings Highway, which will performs a mix of classic rock, soul and blues. Skunk Rockets is a Greenwich-based brand that plays a mix of original music and covers.
Greenwich resident Nicky Dylan Winegardner and his Lions on the Moon, the final performance on the town stage before the headliner Earth, Wind & Fire, will play an original blend of rock, pop, funk and blues.
A variety of local restaurants and caterers will sell food from booths. General admission and neighbor tickets are sold out, but sponsor tickets are still available at greenwichtownparty.org .
To buy pick up tickets, one must be a Greenwich resident, Greenwich business owner or employee. Tickets can be picked up at Town Hall on May 19, 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door.
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