Beginning this Friday, Jersey City’s Liberty State Park will be the harbor-side setting for a 3-day bacchanal of live music, green fans and environmental awareness. Rain or Shine. Each day, tickets go on sale at 11a and gates open at 12noon. Kids 5 and under, free. With 5 separate staging areas, there’s a lot to catch…and it’s all @ apwfestival.com.
Big Stage Acts include
Radiohead – Fri & Sat 8:30p
Underworld – Fri 6:30p
Kings of Leon – Sat 6:30p
Jack Johnson – Sun 8:30p
Ben Harper – Sun 6:30p
Rodrigo y Gabriela – Sun 3:30p
$2 of every admission goes the the Friends of Liberty State Park.
Jack Johnson’s All at Once social-action network will be on-site to link fans to broader environmental groups.
A dose of eco-friendly commerce will be on hand, like RVL7, a sustainable clothing company and you can rackup merchandising points for recycling bottles and cans via TRASHed.
This is not a free festival. You can either buy tix beginning at 11am day of, or buy tickets ahead of time @ Ticketmaster.com — 1-day: $89 or 3-day: $389 (plus service fees). NOTE: SATURDAY, single day tickets are SOLD OUT.
Find out the best way to get there
- NJ Transit Light Rail, ferry service from Pier 11 in Manhattan
- PATH train from Manhattan and pickup the light rail at Hoboken or Pavonia-Newport
- Drivers beware, you must carpool: only groups of 4 or more will be able to get an on-site parking pass for a fee
- details on all modes of transport @ apwfestival.com
- (UPDATE: LINKS REMOVED)