Five groups to play 5and Annual Great Swamp Great Music Festival in Chatham Township, NJ
Family fun for all at the Giralda Farms Preserve
Morristown, NJ – Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) will host their 5and annual Great Swamp Great Music festival on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:00 a.m. with live music) at the Giralda Farms Preserve – just minutes from I-287 in Chatham Township, New Jersey. In addition to live music, festival-goers can expect food trucks, adult beverages, merchandise vendors and more at this family-friendly fundraiser. Tickets are on sale now at GreatSwamp.org.
“It’s hard to believe that this will be our fifth annual Great Swamp Great Music Festival!” said Val Thorpe, GSWA communications director and event producer. “We have a great team this year. These musicians, who all give generously of their time and talent, are gearing up to deliver a first-rate musical day in favor of clean water and a healthy environment.
At the festival perform three crowd favorites and two exciting new acts. In order of appearance, the lineup includes: The Refuge Dogs, The Step Brothers Band, Lenox Underground, Not Enough Jeffs and The Big Fuss. Nick Amling & The Lifeline will entertain those arriving before noon and Nick will keep the music going between bands. New to the festival this year, comedian and New Jersey native Max Antonucci will host the event.
The organization will conduct a 50-50 draw during the event – $10 for 10 tickets, $20 for 25 tickets. Proceeds will be split equally between the winning ticket holder and GSWA to support their mission. The ticket will be drawn towards the end of the festival. The winner does not need to be present to win.
All are encouraged to bring blankets or low chairs to the festival grounds. Parking is free and plentiful. Ordering tickets online is encouraged. Adults: $30 ($35 at the door) Students: $20 ($25 at the door) Children 13 and under: Free. For more information or to buy tickets, visit GreatSwamp.org. or call 973-538-3500.
“It’s been exciting to watch this highly anticipated event grow year after year,” said Sally Rubin, GSWA Executive Director. “Thanks to our generous festival sponsors, we can continue to bring this day of popular music to the public in support of our mission to protect and improve the health of the Passaic River through science, education, preservation and land stewardship, and advocacy.”
GSWA thanks its generous festival sponsors: Atlantic Health System, Delta Dental of New Jersey, Adrienne & Dillard Kirby, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Community Foundation of New Jersey, Glenmede Investment and Wealth Management, Matt & Agi Krauser, Senlac Ridge Partners, Lynn & Ralph Jones, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, PC, PSEG, Turpin Real Estate and Washington House.
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About the Great Swamp Watershed Association
Founded in 1981, the Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the Passaic River region, from the headwaters of the Great Swamp to Newark Bay , for present and future generations. Through education, advocacy, science, land conservation and stewardship, in collaboration with partners, we work to instill in our communities an awareness of the effect of water on the health and beauty of the environment, from source to sea. The organization educates nearly 5,000 school children, monitors more than 30 waterway sites and organizes approximately 50 public events each year.
For more information on the Great Swamp Watershed Association, visit www.GreatSwamp.org.
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