Update: Final Live@The Lighthouse Music Festival Series Event To Feature Beer Festival


Update: The Airport Harbor Arts & Culture Alliance has just announced that its final Live@The Lighthouse Music Festival Series concert, which takes place at 2 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Lighthouse Amphitheater behind the Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse, has evolved into an even bigger bash than what was originally planned. Dubbed Funktoberfest, the event will feature performances by Pillars of Rome, Jul Big Green, Willie Phoenix and Broccoli Samurai.

It will now also include a beer festival.

Food trucks will be available. Alcohol will be for sale, and beer sampling tickets can be purchased as well.

Ten breweries will be on hand, and there will be more than 16 beers to sample. The brewery lineup includes Fat Heads, 3 Floyds Brewing Co., Jackie O's Pub & Brewery, Left Hand Brewing, MadTree Brewing, Hoppin' Frog, Bearded Iris, Revolution Brewing, Brick and Barrel Brewing and Urban Artifact.

Original Post 8/4/2021: The Fairport Harbor Arts & Culture Alliance has just announced the lineup for its new Live@The Lighthouse Music Festival Series, which takes place at the Lighthouse Amphitheater behind the Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse.

“It doesn’t get much better than enjoying live music with Lake Erie and
the Fairport Harbor West Lighthouse as back-drops, a cool lake breeze, food, drinks and a spectacular sunset. Concert goers can come and see why Fairport Harbor feels #lifeisbetterinabeachtown.”

Slated to take place on Saturday, July 10, the first concert features local favs Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band. They’ll take the main stage at 7:30 p.m. The music starts at 3 p.m., and opening acts include the Land of Panda and the Quasi Kings.

On Sunday, Aug. 1, there will be a Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration. In honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 79th birthday, a trio of bands, including Papa Bear, Sunshine Daydream and Dupree’s Dead Band will perform.

On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Pillars of Rome, Jul Big Green, Willie Phoenix and Broccoli Samurai will perform. This show will start at 2 p.m.

Food trucks such as Wild Spork (100 percent plant-based vegan), Jackpot Chicken (award-winning wings and comfort food) and Kona Ice (flavored shaved ice) will be on hand. Additionally, beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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