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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Celebrate ‘the Rock’ at the Savin Rock Festival Thursday-Sunday, July 27-30

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PHOTO — Elements, “the ultimate Earth, Wind & Fire tribute,” are headlining the 36th annual Savin Rock Festival at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, in Old Grove Park, performing a deluge of hits spanning the musical genres of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, disco, pop and rock. (Publicity Photo)


WEST HAVEN, May 22, 2017 — Elements, “the ultimate Earth, Wind & Fire tribute,” are headlining the 36th annual Savin Rock Festival, performing a deluge of hits spanning the musical genres of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, disco, pop and rock.

The event, established in 1982 by the West Haven Chamber of Commerce to bring organizations, clubs, businesses and families together, pays homage to the legacy of Savin Rock Park.

The four-day festival kicks off Thursday, July 27, in Old Grove Park with a midway of games, rides, music and, of course, boatloads of mouthwatering seafood.

The hours for all the ingredients that made “the Rock” famous are 5-9 p.m. Thursday, July 27; 5-10 p.m. Friday, July 28; and noon-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, July 29-30.

The musical headliners for the 2017 festival:


Thursday, July 27: The RumRunners | 7:15 p.m. (Party Rock)

Friday, July 28: Turbulence | 5 p.m. (Connecticut’s Favorite Party Band)


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Friday, July 28: The History of Rock & Soul Starring Pauly and the Goodfellas | 8:30 p.m. (The Ultimate Show From the Gangstas of Soul/Rain Venue: WHHS)

To watch the promotional video for Pauly and the Goodfellas, click on The History of Rock & Soul.


Saturday, July 29: Ball in the House | 5:30 p.m. (Music That’ll Move Ya’: R&B, Soul & Pop A Cappella)

Saturday, July 29: Elements | 8:30 p.m. (The Ultimate Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute/Rain Venue: WHHS)

Sunday, July 30: The Wayouts | 8 p.m. (Connecticut’s Freshest & Most Diversified Cover Band)


Stay here for more details.

— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator

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