Gallery by Peggy Spellman Hoey

Montauk Music Fest

Hundreds of concert revelers descended on the tiny drinking town with a big fishing problem for four days of free music across 40 different performance spaces. About 100 bands spanning all genres — including rock, reggae, alternative, blues, jazz, flamenco, and country — collectively performed about 400 shows.

Montauk Music Festival venues ranged from the lighthouse to Gosman’s Dock and included the yacht club, the Sloppy Tuna, Shagwong, and John’s Pancake House to name a few. The Green featured concerts on two main stages, a vintage and custom guitar display by Rudy’s Music Store, and a barbecue sponsored by the Montauk Friends of Erin.

The festival, which was organized by The Montauk Sun, celebrated its ninth year.