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By Sheri | Agent in Milford, PA

Milford Music Festival

This is a great place to enjoy the beautiful poconos and the small quaint town of Milford.  This music festival is supposed to be huge with a local block party as well. 

Vanessa Carlton to headline Milford Music Festival 2009
Milford Music Festival : June 6th&7th, 2009

The dates have been set; Milford Music Festival returns on June 6th & 7th. Featuring a broad range of musical acts, this years event continues to be the Tri-state region's premier FREE family-friendly festival, set in the charming town of Milford, PA.

Singer, songwriter, pianist and Milford-native Vanessa Carlton will return home on Saturday June 6th to perform a program produced specifically for this event. Best Known for 2003s Grammy nominated Song of the Year 'A Thousand Miles' and the local debut of songs from her most recent album Heroes & Thieves, Ms. Carlton will take center stage behind a Yamaha baby grand piano, backed vocally by select students from Delaware Valley High School.

Other performances scheduled for the festival include Traveling Man, a high-energy blues band featuring frontman SaRon Crenshaw. Percussion driven act Roots N Rhythm features Bashiri Johnson, a nationally acclaimed recording artist and fellow Grammy nominee, recognized for his work with Whitney Houston, Eric Clapton, Miles Davis, The Rolling Stones and Jay Z as well as the soundtracks of "Mission Impossible" and "The Bodyguard". Partnered with Jah Stix, the set is sure to enliven Ann Street Park and get festival goers grooving. Woodstock area's drinkinbuddy, a Tribute to Noel Coward (as performed at The National Arts Club in NYC), and performances by the DV Jazz Band (with vocals by noted singer Natasha Green), DV Orchestra and the DV Choir round out the list of Saturdays mainstage program.

On Sunday, the mainstage will come alive at 2PM. Presented by Music In The Park (www.milfordmusic.net) as their summer-series kickoff, the Ann St Mainstage will feature 3 performances and wind down the weekend at 5PM.

Ann Street Park (located at 5th & W. Ann Streets) is home to the mainstage on Saturday and Sunday. 7 acts will perform on Saturday's mainstage, with a lunchbreak between 1 and 2:30 (a chance to discover Milford's many eateries, ice cream shops, and bakeries). Throughout town, restaurants and shopkeeper will host sidestage performances and entertainment all weekend long. The town-wide Sidewalk Shopping Festival will have the streets abuzz with a treasure trove of excitement. Afterparty events keep the music going well into the night in Milford's many terrific eateries. Make it a full weekend wih an overnight stay in one of the areas great B&B's, inns, resorts or hotels. Be sure to visit the Info Tent in Ann Street Park for your complimentary map of Milford and event listing for ideas to make your Milford experience one to remember.

For additional information about visiting historic Milford and Pike County, PA, please visit one of the following sites:

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