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Tickets Now on Sale for the 2024 Scarsdale Music Festival on June 1

Erika1Tickets are now on sale for the 2024 Scarsdale Music Festival (SMF), presented by Morgan Stanley. The 4th Annual Festival, hosted by the Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA), will take place rain or shine on Saturday, June 1st, from 12-6pm in Scarsdale Village, and will benefit Daniel’s Music Foundation.

The SBA is thrilled to announce this year’s line-up of amazing talent who will perform on two main stages throughout the day as well as an all new acoustic stage. Twelve bands from Scarsdale and the greater Tri-State area were chosen through an extensive selection process from over 70 submitted applicants.

● Artia Tobia: A NYC-based artist who infuses his Americana roots with a modern edge, delivering heartfelt lyrics and soulful melodies that resonate with audiences across genres.
● Conversing with Oceans: A fully evolved indie rock band based in Westchester looking to their rock past to explore new sounds and musical landscapes. Their debut LP “WILD / DREAMS” is a dedicated rock album at heart, displaying what these four musicians are capable of together.
● The Del Bocas: A Scarsdale based-band together for over ten years, who see themselves as sort of a "wild jukebox" - with a large repertoire of songs from the 60’s to today.
● Doni Nicole and the DNE Band: A multifaceted artist, entrepreneur, and mother, based in New Rochelle, whose music spans various genres, from gospel to world music. Notable achievements include singing background for iconic artists like Patti Labelle and releasing chart-topping singles such as "New Joy2" and "Drummer Boy," recognized at the Holiday Music & Film Awards 2022.
● Euphoria: A 5-person band from New York with a unique brand of performance style, entertaining audiences with a refreshing take on beloved songs.
● Hunter Road: A band whose sounds harken back to the days when rock was rock and originality was essential. Drawing influences from Soundgarden, Aerosmith, and other greats, Hunter Road is leading the Rock Renaissance with a timeless sound and style that will take this talented group of artists into the future.
● Lauren Minear: A critically-acclaimed, indie folk-pop singer-songwriter, psychotherapist, and mother based in New York, who draws inspiration from her eclectic background to craft soulful melodies and introspective lyrics that captivate audiences with their authenticity and depth.
● The Men of Soul: A top soul and R&B tribute band on the East Coast. They are a talented, dynamic 3-man vocal group from NYC, accompanied by a 4-piece band bringing Classic and Neo Soul, and R&B music to the stage.
● Rennie Pincus & Friends: A Scarsdale-based band whose recent album, DEAL, explores the music of The Grateful Dead and features very special guests Elliot Easton (The Cars), Jack Petruzelli (Joan Osborne), Matt Rae (Arlen Roth), and Annalyse & Ryan.
● Skyfactor: A NYC/Westchester-based band with members from Scarsdale. Their newest album is entitled "A Thousand Sounds," and they’re the band behind the song "OK" from MTV's hit show “Teen Mom.”
● Trinity: A versatile artist whose eclectic sound seamlessly blends elements of R&B, hip-hop, and pop, captivating audiences with her soulful vocals and introspective lyrics, while also using her platform to advocate for social justice and empowerment.
● Zac Hoina Trio: A dynamic blues trio known for their electrifying live shows, where they skillfully blend raw emotion with authentic blues sounds, captivating audiences with their soulful performances and masterful musicianship.

The 2024 SMF non-profit beneficiary is Daniel’s Music Foundation (DMF), which empowers individuals with disabilities through music education, performance, and socialization. DMF featured performers at this year’s festival include:

● Daniel & Gerry: Daniel Trush (DMF Co-Founder and President) and Gerry Powers (DMF Artistic Director) have been singer/songwriter partners since 2011. Daniel has overcome many challenges since one in five undetected brain aneurysms burst in his head at the age of 12, with music playing an integral role in his recovery. Together, Daniel and Gerry write and perform folk rock songs that focuses on kindness and understanding, with an overall message of acceptance.
● George Dennehy: At age 8 George learned to play the cello. From there, he taught himself the guitar, electric bass, and basic piano. He has overcome many challenges, including his early struggle against death in a Romanian orphanage as a toddler, and believes that every individual has a purpose. In 2012, the Goo Goo Dolls discovered a video of his cover of their song “Iris”, and he was invited to Musikfest to perform. Today he travels the world sharing his story and his music.
● Iolanta Mamatkazina: A NYC based Opera singer, Iolanta has been performing since the age of seven and continues to captivate audiences. Despite her young age, Iolanta has faced the challenge of being underestimated due to her disability. She believes in not judging someone before getting to know them, emphasizing that being recognized as a "just call me by name" artist holds great importance to her. For Iolanta, this is a platform to shatter stereotypes, proving that being blind or disabled doesn’t mean you can’t achieve impossible things.
● Jake Nielsen: a Rocker, blues-guitarist, and international recording artist hailing from Santa Cruz, California. With a musical journey spanning back to the age of 13 and performances since 2010, Jake is no stranger to the stage. For him, being recognized as a "Just Call Me By My Name" artist holds importance because it gives musicians with disabilities a platform to be heard.

To purchase tickets and for more information about the event visit scarsdalemusicfestival.com.

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The Scarsdale Business Alliance is thankful to the 2024 SMF event sponsors for their generous support.* Presenting Sponsor: Morgan Stanley; Live Stage Sponsors: Advocate Brokerage Corp. with Pure, Houlihan Lawrence, Pepe Auto Group; Platinum sponsors: Compass, GameChanger, I Am More Scarsdale, M.S. Walker, Scarsdale Improvement Corp., The UPS Store, Party Line Rentals; Gold sponsors: Chase, Do Some Good, Douglas Elliman, DUBCO, Feast & Fettle, Hair Saloon & Cafe, Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, The Seas Collective; Silver Sponsors: GameTruck, Meritage, NYS Music, Rudy's Music, ScentFluence, Smile Studio, Unthinkable Comedy, Westchester County Mom. *Sponsors confirmed as of March 8th, 2024.

The Scarsdale Music Festival is an exceptional, family-friendly community event that brings together thousands of people of all ages to celebrate their love of music, food, and community and is a not-to-be missed experience! The SBA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Village of Scarsdale and its local businesses.

For event information and sponsorship opportunities: www.scarsdalemusicfestival.com
follow us on Instagram and Facebook @scarsdalemusicfestival.

For more information about the Scarsdale Business Alliance: www.scarsdalebusinessalliance.com and follow us on Instagram and Facebook @scarsdalebusiness.

To learn more about Daniel’s Music Foundation: danielsmusic.org.

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