The 9th annual “on the Lawn free summer concert series has another great line-up scheduled for this year! The extremely popular concert series will take place on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm beginning July 11th through August 15th.  It is located on the grounds of Sugar Loaf Crossing off of Kings Highway, on the edge of town.

Things will kick-off on July 11th with the Hudson Valley’s premiere rock band, HOTROD BAND. Hotrod’s performance will be packed with the best music of the 60s and 70s!

The following week on July 18th is the eagerly anticipated return of PARROTS OF THE CARIBBEAN! Parrots of the Caribbean is the #1 Jimmy Buffet tribute act in the nation. In the past they wowed the record-breaking crowd here in Sugar Loaf with their authentic sounding music and stage antics! POTC will bring excitement, energy and first class musicianship to an unforgettable show!

Next up, on July 25th the evening will begin with a set by young NJ singer-songwriter, GEOFF DOUBLEDAY. Following Geoff, the JAY EVERETT BAND will take the stage in a set of heartfelt acoustic-based rock that consistently keeps them standing out in a crowded northern New Jersey music scene. Both acts were nominated in this year’s New Jersey Acoustic Music Awards. 

Settling into the summer on August 1st will be the thrilling return of the MIGHTY SPECTRUM BAND. MSB is a nine piece band playing the best of Springsteen, Chicago, the Blues Brothers, Van Morrison, Southside Johnny and much more. This encore to last year’s set is sure to bring everyone to their feet with another rousing and exhilarating performance!

Reddan Brothers Band

August 8th will bring local favorites the REDDAN BROTHERS BAND. The Reddan Brothers Band from Warwick, NY are a jammin’ Rock and Blues band. They hit the stage with high energy and appeal!

The series will conclude on August 15th with the unforgettable E’LISSA JONES BAND, with her remarkable style of folk, rock and pop. The opening slot will be filled by singer-songwriter ALICE LEON.

Concerts are on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm for six weeks starting July11th through August 15th.  They are held on the lawn at Sugar Loaf Crossing and are free to the public. Concerts will take place rain or shine with lawn and tent sections available. Refreshments are available on site such as popcorn, ice cream and grill favorites from Carrera’s Italian Sausage truck. Folks are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.

“On the Lawn” is the Hudson Valley’s premiere summer concert series. Thousands have enjoyed the array of musical offerings over the past eight years. However, “On the Lawn” at Sugar Loaf Crossing is about so much more than the great sound system and impressive musical talent. The lovely setting in the magical hamlet of Sugar Loaf offers a laid back atmosphere, which is comfortable for all ages. It’s a great way to kick back with family and friends all summer long!

For more information about the concert series visit  or  call 845-469-2713. 

These concerts made possible with the generosity of:

Partner Sponsors: Richard and Susan Logothetis; Fabco Generators Inc; Ranni Law Firm; Stanley Marks & Company; the Town of Chester; Unilock; Yesterdays Fine Food & Spirits; Comfort Inn of Goshen

Investor Sponsors: Carrero’s Italian Sausage; D&H CANVAS; Horizon Family Medical;    The Newton Theatre; Price Chopper; Seely & Durland,Inc; SET Designs

Supporter Sponsors:Excel Urgent Care; Workplace Club

Associates Sponsor:Chester Diner; Giant Copy Shop

“Warm Nights, Hot Bands, Cool Concerts”