ABOUT US

The Oyster Festival, the East Coast's largest waterfront festival attracting more than 150,000 attendees each year!


The Oyster Festival takes over three football field sized areas plus four blocks and offers a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family including live entertainment, ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, amusement rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course...the Food Courts, where volunteer chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique oyster, clam and other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare. 

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© 2019 by the Oyster Bay Charitable Fund.

The Festival is one of the largest cooperative non-profit fundraising events on the east coast hosted by a 501C(3) organized by the Rotary Club of Oyster Bay.

Main Stage

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH 
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20TH 
11:00AM - 11:45AM    Lisa Polizzi Band
12:00PM - 12:45PM    The NY Exceptions
1:00PM  -  1:45PM     Craig Greenberg Band
2:00PM -  2:45PM     P!nk Tribute
3:00PM - 3:45PM      Penny Lane Tribute
4:00PM - 4:45PM      Full Disclosure
5:00PM - 6:00PM      Grimm Jack
11:00AM - 12:00PM    Mike Dorio Band
12:15PM - 1:15PM      Steve Welner and the WellDiggers
1:30PM - 2:30PM       Indigo
2:45PM - 3:45PM       Victims of Rock
4:00PM - 5:00PM       Pump! Aerosmith Tribute
5:15PM - 6:00PM       Stone Blue Rising

*The bands and the schedule is subject to change without notice.

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LISA POLIZZI BAND

Lisa Polizzi voted 2014 best of long island top 3 singers, also performed & won on fox5ny star of the day, 2018 josie music award winner. The Lisa Polizzi Band performs all over Suffolk & Nassau county & has been doing so since 2014 including being a warmup act for rascal flatts at Jones Beach Ampitheater.  https://www.facebook.com/TheLisaPolizziBand/

Rock Band Sitting

THE NEW YORK EXCEPTIONS

The New York Exceptions is Doo Wop! Having opened for Larry Chance & The Earls is a Empire City Casino favorite, as well as having gigs at Resorts World Casino, The Hilton & The Sands at Atlantic City,  Whiskey Lounge, Duchess County Fair and more.  http://nyexceptions.homestead.com/Video.html

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CRAIG GREENBERG BAND

The newest release “The Grand Loss & Legacy” (LP, May 2015) is Craig’s most personal, and most rocking work to date. It was written up in the Huffington Post, and received national radio play and charted in the RELIX Top 30 Radio albums. The single “That Girl Is Wrong For You” was awarded Grand Prize Wnner in the Relix JamOFF contest and was featured in the June 2015 issue. http://craiggreenbergmusic.com/grandloss/

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P!NK TRIBUTE

LIKE A PINK is a Pink tribute act based in NYC, offering a powerful vocal tribute experience of the popular music artist. Fronted by the vibrant vocal performance of Cat Lau Hunt, LIKE A PINK presents an authentic tribute experience to bring you PINK’s chart-topping hits spanning her career, and is sure to please PINK fans of all ages! https://www.facebook.com/likeapink/videos/369508480315390?sfns=mo

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PENNY LANE TRIBUTE

A Beatles tribute band is quickly on the rise on Long island. Their sets include a Beatles show from A Hard Day’s Night, to Magical Mystery Tour, and culminating with a rooftop performance! www.Pennylanetribute.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5OJf9UkHJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XLlEjWX5GE

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INDIGO

An up-tempo Blues Band from Chicago paying tribute to the great female blues singers, Koko Taylor and Etta James https://youtu.be/5uY_uFbdUAE. Joining INDIGO will be Eric Wells (guitar) and Joe Lobianco (keyboards), both accomplished musicians originally from Oyster Bay. 

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THE WELLDIGGERS

A New York based band founded and fronted by singer/songwriter/guitarist, Steve Welner. Their musical offerings come from a wide Americana palette including alt-country, folk, blues, and rock 'n roll. Past reviews have compared Steve's writing to that of John Prine, Tom Petty, Steve Earle, and John Hiatt. Along with Steve, The WellDiggers, band features, Bob Stander (lead guitar), Steve Kaplan (bass), and Shawn Murray (drums). Video link: https://stevewelner.com/video.

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THE MIKE DORIO TRIO

Rooted in the Blues/Rock tradition, The Mike Dorio Trio breaths fresh life into this classic style. You’ll get up and dance, shout and cheer. But most of all you will feel something so do not miss this performance!

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GRIMM JACK

Considered one of America’s best underdog rock and roll bands. Often compared musically to Aerosmith, Guns ‘N Roses and the Black Crowes. They bring a high energetic stage performance with driving guitar riffs catchy Rock n' Roll songs.  The members of Grimm Jack all grew up on Long Island and currently live in the Huntington and Lake Grove area.  http://www.grimmjack.com/grimm-jack-video/.

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VICTIMS OF ROCK

Their roots go back to 1973 when music wasn’t classic yet, just GOOD MUSIC! We all have a long history of recreating this type of Classic Rock and that’s what makes VOR a fun and exciting band not only to see but to hear. Classic Rock Like You Remember It… https://www.vorvictimsofrock.com

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STONE BLUE RISING

Devoted to bringing audiences a high energy mix of hard driving, electric Rock and Blues as big as it gets! See what all the buzz is about...Join The Uprising! See you at the Oyster Festival. 
https://www.facebook.com/stonebluerising/

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FULL DISCLOSURE

A dynamic trio that delivers highly captivating performances, showcasing an enormous sound and rich harmonies. Their amazing repertoire spans classic & alternative rock, today’s hits, Motown, ballads, and party favorites.

www.facebook.com/fulldisclosurerocks/videos