Rochester Lilac Festival organizers this week announced 10 headliners that will perform free shows at the 122nd annual event. The festival takes place from May 8 through May 17 this year.
Musical acts include: Devil Makes Three; Zac Brown Tribute Band; the New Mastersounds; Giant Panda Gorilla Dub Squad; Blues Traveler; the Record Company; Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears; Blue Sky Brothers: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band; Mingo Fishtrap; and the Lizards, Phish Tribute.
The Lilac Festival is known for showcasing musical talent and this year will feature 10 supporting acts.
“It’s going to be another amazing year of live entertainment at the Rochester Lilac Festival with a variety of music everyone will enjoy,” said festival producer Jeff Springut, of the Springut Group Inc.
Festival organizers will again offer the VIP Ultra Lounge, which offers festival-goers an exclusive, up-close viewing experience. VIP upgrades include front stage access, in-tent and outdoor lounge area, full, private cash bar, private restrooms, complimentary chair massages and more.
The Recipe 21 High Spot Party Deck will return for a second time, as another way for guests to enjoy the music, complete with a tented full bar and private, climate-controlled restrooms.
The Rochester Lilac Festival is presented by Five Star Bank and hosted by the county of Monroe, the city of Rochester and Visit Rochester.