Photo courtesy Montauk Music Festival

Photo courtesy Montauk Music Festival

The 7th annual Montauk Music Festival-MMF- kicks things off this year with a staggering 250 performances, in and around Montauk, featuring a wide range of music genres-Reggae, Rock, Blues, Country, and yes even Flamenco! Local bands and songwriters from Montauk will be featured, and on Saturday 21st and Sunday the 22nd of May, the village green will have live music throughout the day; perfect for spreading out a picnic blanket or planting it in a lawn chair with your favorite beverage. On May 19th the festivals opening night party will be held at Gurney’s, and while all of the performances are free during the 4 day festival, tickets for the opening night party can be purchased for $45-which includes a 4 hour open bar and tasty finger food- The party starts at 8 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m. with Montauk’s very own Oogee Wawa closing out the night.

For more information about the festival, venues, artists and performance times please visit: www.montaukmusicfestival.com