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UPCOMING GIGS - 2024
March 3 SPRINGFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Springfield, NJ at 2:00 PM
Road Trip! We're on our way to New Jersey to play an afternoon concert at the Springfield Free Public Library. We'll be picking out the best of our eclectic mix of 60s, 70s and other great songs for your listening pleasure.
March 23 THE LAUREL, EAST NORTHPORT, NY
GFR will be playing at this fun local tavern in East Northport... home of our fearless guitar master, Frank! We'll be stretching out, playing just about anything and everything 60's, 70's and maybe even venturing into the 80's!
May 17-19 MONTAUK MUSIC FESTIVAL
GFR will be heading out to the Montauk Music Festival for our 12th year! We'll let you know the schedule as it gets closer, but we can assure you that everyone will be having a great time dancing and singing along for three wonderful, perfect Montauk days! If you've never been to the festival, we highly recommend you book yourselves a place to stay and join GFR and the other 100-or-so acts that perform all weekend long in the bars, coffee shops, restaurants, outdoor stages, sidewalks... just about everywhere. It's a blast!
June 5 EMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY, Setauket, NY
Favorite Songs from the Sixites and Seventies
Afternoons at the library are extra special... especially when we're playing a curated mix of favorites from the 60s and 70s. Some of the best songs by some of the most creative songwriters ever were written during that era, and we love them all! Join us from 12:30 - 1:45 PM in Setauket for an early summer concert that will have you singing along with every song.
SOME PREVIOUS 2023 GIGS:
May 19-21 MONTAUK MUSIC FESTIVAL
GFR will be heading out to the Montauk Music Festival for our 11th year! We'll let you know the schedule as it gets closer, but we can assure you that everyone will be having a great time dancing and singing along for three wonderful, perfect Montauk days! If you've never been to the festival, we highly recommend you book yourselves a place to stay and join GFR and the other 100-or-so acts that perform all weekend long, in the bars, coffee shops, restaurants, outdoor stages, sidewalks... just about everywhere. It's a blast!
January 15 LONG ISLAND MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT HALL OF FAME,
Stony Brook, NY
Grand Folk Railroad will be taking the stage at the new LIMEHoF museum from 3-4PM. Come and check out the brand new museum featuring displays of original musical instruments, famous awards, apparel, and other memorabilia from many of Long Island’s favorite artists. And then take a break to join us in the theater for an hour of GFR-flavored favorites. The museum is open from Noon to 5PM.
December 4 - JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY
Landmark on Main Street, Port Washington, NY
Each year, since 2005, a tribute is held at the venue where Harry was headed when he died in a car accident in 1981. And GFR has been honored to take part in this great show many times, helping to raise awareness for Long Island Cares, the food bank Harry Chapin started. This year the show has been moved to what would have been Harry's 81st Birthday. And we are lucky to have supporters at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington who graciously invited us to put the show on there! Tickets are running out, so secure them while you can!
August 4 EMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY,
Setauket, NY FORGOTTEN FAVORITES OF THE 60s & 70s
Libraries are a great place to enjoy your favorite GFR tunes... especially in the summer at an outdoor concert. Sit back in your lawn chair, listen to some of the best songs ever written, sing along when the spirit moves you... you get the picture! Friday August 4th 6:30 - 8pm (rain date Wednesday August 9th).
August 6 SAYVILLE SUMMER FEST, SAYVILLE, NY
Sayville Summer Fest is one of the most fun events of the summer on Long Island. GFR will be appearing on the Main Stage on Sunday evening from 5:30 to 7:30, playing all your favorite tunes. So come on out and enjoy one of the most beautiful little towns on Long Island!
September 2-3 BRADSTOCK, Camp Pa Qua Tuck
Center Moriches, NY
Bradstock is two days of peace, love and music, with 3 stages, a killer line-up of bands, camping, food, and fun. The best part... it's for a great cause - Camp Pa Qua Tuck for children and adults with disabilities. We'll update what day and time we're playing as we get closer.
September 24 GALLERY NORTH, EAST SEATAUKET, NY
We are honored to be asked back each year to help entertain the crowds at this amazing outdoor art show, along with several other great bands. GFR will be taking the WUSB Music Stage at 12:30PM for a set of our fun favorites. You can listen to music and visit the booths filled with original paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glassware, artisan created jewelry, handmade crafts, decorations, clothing, and so much more!