Innovation Arts and Entertainment is partnering with Madison House Presents and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) to book headliners for Beach Road Weekend Music Festival 2023 (August 24-27, 2023). The cooperative booking agreement will offer headliners the opportunity to perform at two unique venues on the same weekend in two special settings; the scenic island of Martha’s Vineyard; and the iconic Forest Hills Stadium, a 13,000-seat stadium in New York City celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2023. The partnership will allow dedicated fans to travel with their favorite artist for exclusive shows at two of the hottest gig markets in the country.
“It’s truly a privilege to partner with our great friends Mike Luba and Don Sullivan at AEG. I’ve seen them build on the legacy of Forest Hills Stadium, transforming it into a staple of the New York City subway” , said Adam Epstein, President and CEO of Innovation Arts and Entertainment. “Mike and Don have earned a reputation as incredible curators of great live music. Together we will be putting on some amazing shows for years to come.”
“It’s remarkable what Adam and his team have been able to accomplish in just a few years,” said Don Sullivan, senior vice president, AEG Global Touring. “What they’ve put together in 2022 speaks for itself with incredible lineup and sold out months before the festival. We look forward to building on this success to deliver unforgettable experiences with world-class artists. in the Northeast.”
Beach Road Weekend 2022 will feature performances by Beck, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Jason Isbell and Unit 400, Billy Strings, Dawes, Guster, Khruangbin, Mt Joy, Emmylous Harris, Lucinda Williams and more August 26-28 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven, MA. The three-day passes are already sold out.
Forest Hills Stadium first cemented its place in the canon of iconic American venues during the second half of the 20th century as the home of the US Open. Beyond sports, the stadium has become a hotspot for musical acts, hosting some of the most notable concerts of the 60s and 70s. This year, Forest Hills Stadium will host artists such as AJR (5/21), Bon Iver (6/3), Phoebe Bridgers (6/16), The Lumineer (6/17-18), Coheed and Cambria (7/30), Lord Huron (8/29), Death Cab for Cutie (9/ 30) and many more. A full program and tickets are available at foresthillsstadium.com.
On Innovation Arts & Entertainment:
Innovation Arts & Entertainment brings world-class theatrical experiences and dynamic live engagements to theaters and performing arts venues across the country. IAE is also the creator of the Beach Road Weekend Music Festival on Martha’s Vineyard and the Martha’s Vineyard concert series. IAE offers uncompromising dedication to artists and clients, integrity, artistic vision, marketing innovation and unparalleled intensity to get it right the first time.
About AEG presents:
Combining the power of the live event with a focus on true artist development, AEG Presents is a global leader in the music and entertainment industries. Operating on three continents, the company has an unparalleled commitment to art, creativity and community. Its flagship festivals and multi-day music events – which include the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and the legendary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival alongside British Summer Time in Hyde Park, Stagecoach, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest and Firefly – continue to set the bar for the live music experience. AEG Presents promotes world tours for artists such as The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion, justin bieberBTS, Kenny Chesney, Paul McCartney, and Katy Perry, in addition to – through its network of clubs, theatres, arenas, stadiums and renowned partner brands such as Goldenvoice, Messina Touring Group, Concerts West, The Bowery Presents, PromoWest Productions, Marshall Arts, Madison House Presents, and Zero Mile Presents – creating and growing an unrivaled infrastructure for artist development and audience reach. More information can be found at www.aegpresents.com.