"Rock Out the Dope" will be held on August 9-11th at the Blackthourne Resort located in East Durham, NY.
This family friendly event will feature over 100 acts at 13 stages during the 3 day event. A wide variety of live music will be featured at the fest including Rock, Blues, Country, Folk, Jazz, Metal, Bluegrass, Celtic and more. The event will also feature over 40 artists booth and misc vendors, multiple food trucks , beer and wine gardens, martini bar, kid zone, family games, campfire jams, drum circles and many other activities.
The event will also have multiple tent areas to counsel individuals who are experiencing problems with opioids either indirectly or individually. There will also be designated areas that include photo displays in memory of individuals who have died from opioid overdoses. The event will also be giving away free doses of Narcan (naloxone) which is an opioid antagonist used for the complete or partial reversal of an opioid overdose. Many acts will perform songs that they have written about the opioid crisis.
The festival is presented by the Songwriters Showcases of America and River Valley Productions. The event is sponsored in part by Hopewell Inn, and Z93.3. Ticket prices for the festival are: One Day Pass $10, Two Day Pass $15, Three Day Pass $25. (Add $5 to each pass day of fest.) Camping and Hotel Rooms at the resort are sold separately. For advanced discounted tickets and more info go to www.RockOutTheDope.com