Shoreline Summer Festival

Shoreline Summer Festival

Shoreline Summer Festival, Connecticut’s premier emo/alternative music and arts festival, is back and set to deliver an unforgettable experience for fans of the alternative/emo scene.

It happens Saturday July 15th at The Beeracks in East Haven. Doors open at 12pm.

Hosted by local band Mighty Tortuga in collaboration with the esteemed Hoax Brewing team at The Beeracks in East Haven, this year’s festival promises to create a vibrant and inclusive environment where music lovers can come together and celebrate their passion. With a focus on providing a safe space for the emo community, the festival is also dedicated to showcasing exceptional local talent while bringing in renowned national touring headliners to cap off the night.

The highly anticipated lineup for Shoreline Summer Festival includes an impressive roster of
headliners, featuring the captivating performances of Carly Cosgrove (PA), Mighty Tortuga
(CT), Mandala (LA), and Fred Mascherino (of Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and The
Color Fred) (PA). Local talent includes: Shortwave, GVRDEN, Say What You Will, Anthms,
Point Radar, ¡Ponce!, Scooped Up, and Snowpiler. These remarkable artists are all set to
take the stage and deliver unforgettable performances that will resonate with fans of the genre.
Attendees can expect a full day of immersive entertainment that caters to all their senses. The
festival grounds, spanning both indoor and outdoor areas at The Beeracks property, including
the parking lot and the venue/bar area, will come alive with the sounds of cutting-edge
alternative music, setting the stage for an electrifying atmosphere.

In addition to the stellar lineup of musicians, Shoreline Summer Festival offers a myriad of
attractions and activities. Food enthusiasts can indulge in a diverse array of delights from local
vendors, while art aficionados can peruse and purchase unique creations at the arts and crafts
fair. Festival-exclusive micro-brews crafted by Hoax Brewing will tantalize the taste buds of beer
connoisseurs, adding to the distinctive festival experience. Photo opportunities will abound,
allowing attendees to capture their favorite moments and share them with friends and fellow

Last year’s festival drew an impressive crowd, but this year’s edition anticipates larger turnout,
with projections of reaching max capacity thanks to the incredible headliners, expanded vendor
area, more food options, and even more pristine local talent.

Shoreline Summer Festival offers an exceptional value for attendees, with affordable ticket
prices that allow music enthusiasts of all budgets to experience this extraordinary event
celebrating alternative/emo culture, providing a much needed platform for local talent, and
connecting fans with their favorite artists. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at

Join us on July 15, 2023 at The Beeracks in East Haven for an unforgettable day of music, art,
and celebration of our local community. Doors open at 12:00pm with the first musical act starting
at 12:30pm. This event is 21+ to attend, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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About Shoreline Summer Festival:

Shoreline Summer Festival is Connecticut’s premier emo/alternative music and arts festival,
curated to bring fans together for a day of immersive entertainment. With a focus on local talent
and exceptional national touring headliners, the festival aims to create a safe and inclusive
space where attendees can celebrate their shared love for music, art, and the local community.
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