Great American Food and Music Fest at New Meadowlands Stadium
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Kidrockers is back for the latest in its series of indie rock-comedy concerts for families with singer-songwriter Adam Green of the Moldy Peaches and the hot new baroque pop band San Fermin. Hosted by comedians Seth Herzog (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) and Craig Baldo (Last Comic Standing), this authentically awesome Greenwich Village show is plenty cool for schoolkids ages 3 through 13 and highly recommended for their parents too, with original music not specifically written for the younger set. Green is an artist, filmmaker and "anti-folk" solo artist, whose Moldy Peaches' single, "Anyone Else But You" from the film Juno hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts. Led by recent Yale music grad Ellis Ludwig-Leone, the eight-piece live ensemble San Fermin were recently recognized by The New Yorker for their ability to "deliver epic and emotion-laden rock, with glorious and operatic vocals, electronic break beats, horns, strings, and other flourishes." Come early and check out an educational musical activity in the lobby before the show. Learn More
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Parking was $25.00 per car I felt really over priced. I was okay with the rain however, utensils were wet, no samples, the poncho's that where provided were scarce. There were no tents or tables set up to eat comfortably. Paula Dean was gracious as always as well as hubby pleasant and low key which I really appreciated. What a pleasant woman. The live performances and sound system was great!!!
The Great American Food and Music Festival is a celebration of great American food, chefs, musicians, and wine and beer makers – The festival presents a "Who's Who" of the most beloved eateries, many immortalized by food programs and travel guides. Several of America's most celebrated chefs are featured, topped by live music performances from American bands.
This year's events will feature the Food Network's Paula Deen, The Neelys, Top Chef's Tom Colicchio, and star of Ace of Cakes, Duff Goldman.
Some of the most acclaimed eateries in the country will be on-site to serve their specialties, including: Al's Beef (Chicago, IL), Anchor Bar (Buffalo, NY), Goldie's Churros (Los Angeles, CA), Hell's Kitchen (Minneapolis, MN), Jim's Steaks (Philadelphia, PA), Junior's Cheesecake (Brooklyn, NY) Boston Only, Louis' Lunch (New Haven, CT) NJ Only, Maine Diner (Wells, ME) Boston Only, Neely's BBQ (Memphis, TN), UNO Chicago Grill & Pizzeria (Chicago, IL), Southside Market & BBQ (Elgin, TX), Ted Drewes Frozen Custard (St. Louis, MO), Tony Luke's (Philly, PA), Turtle Alley (Gloucester, MA), All Star Sandwich Bar (Cambridge, MA), Tucson Tamales (Tucson, AZ) Boston Only, and Zoe's Cupcake Café, a nonprofit bakery benefitting teen mothers (Teaneck, NJ) NJ Only.
For serious beer and wine lovers, the festival will include Tasting Areas in the Stadium Club that will boast an offering of the finest American wines and beers. Wine expert and New York Times best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk, of Wine Library TV fame will also be on hand to share his knowledge with novices and connoisseurs alike.
And of course music from the likes of Buckwheat Zydeco, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Texas singer/songwriter Bob Schneider and Season 6 American Idol Finalist Melinda Doolittle.
Tickets entitle the bearer to all the music/chef shows and demonstrations, however, food is available at an additional cost. 20 notable restaurants from around the country are participating, and food items are available for $3-15, with most items in the $5-8 range. Alcohol and soft drinks will be sold throughout the venue.