A first-ever “Melody Tent” music festival to raise money for prevention and treatment of substance abuse
By Coastal Angler Magazine Staff Writer
The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis is gearing up to rock ‘n roll on August 23 for what will be the first-ever “Hope Music Festival” featuring over fifteen legendary music artists including Mark Farner, Formerly of the band Grand Funk Railroad, Barry Goudreau, Formerly of the Band Boston, Rick Derringer of the McCoys, blues crooner James Montgomery, and many others. Additionally, the concert will highlight some of Massachusetts’ own emerging artists such as Nicole Michelle and Aaaron Norcross, Jr.
Organized by Brian Serpone Productions, “Hope Music Festival” is sure to be an unforgettable summer evening with proceeds benefitting Cape Cod Healthcare, the leading provider of health care services on the Cape and operators of both Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital. Cape Cod Healthcare is committed to the well-being of the communities it serves, focusing heavily on the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, a critical issue on the Cape today that the organizers hold especially close to their hearts.
Both a celebration of music and people, the “Hope Music Festival” seeks to provide a night of fun and entertainment, while also celebrating and aiding a charitable cause. For a full list of the artists performing or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.hopecapecod.com.
Featuring: Mark Farner (Formerly of the band Grand Funk Railroad) Barry Goudreau (Formerly of the band Boston) Elliott Easton (Grammy Award winning band The Cars) Rick Derringer (Grammy Award winning producer/guitarist of The McCoys) Paul Nelson (Two-time Grammy Award winning producer/guitarist of Johnny Winter Band) Uptown Horns (Grammy award winning horns behind the Rolling Stones) James Montgomery (Grammy nominated rock icon) Charlie Farren (Formerly of The Joe Perry Project) Grace Kelly (Deemed “the future of Jazz”) Gary Hoey (World renowned rock guitarist) and many more!
Where: Cape Cod Melody Tent, 21 W Main St. Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
When: Wednesday, August 23 7:30pm; doors open at 6:30pm Tickets: $125 for General Admission $250 for VIP Admission, including access to after-party
Website: For a full list of the artists performing or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.hopecapecod.com.