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Howlin’ at the Moon featuring Big Fez and the Surfmatics

August 31, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


We’re thrilled to announce that our Howlin’ at the Moon concert series returns to The Barn at Mabee Farm this summer! We’re back with a bang, and our hosts Everest Rising are bringing you an incredible lineup of regional musicians playing the best of Americana and more.

Join us throughout the summer for five nights of foot-stomping tunes, soulful melodies, and electrifying performances. The Barn at Mabee Farm provides the perfect rustic setting for an unforgettable live music experience, with its cozy atmosphere, historic charm, and breathtaking views.

Our talented lineup of musicians will captivate you with their raw talent, powerful vocals, and passionate performances. From folk to bluegrass, country to rock, our musicians will take you on a musical journey that spans genres and generations. Get ready to sing along to your favorite tunes, tap your feet to the rhythm, and immerse yourself in the rich sounds of Americana music.

Mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on these incredible nights of live music and good vibes. Whether you’re a seasoned Americana music enthusiast or just looking for a summer night out, Howlin’ at the Moon at The Barn at Mabee Farm is the place to be!

Howlin’ at the Moon is generously supported by Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation.

We’re thrilled to feature Big Fez & the Surfmatics for this special “blue moon” concert!

Dressed in black suits, dark sunglasses and fez, Big Fez & the Surfmatics claims to have first hit the surf music scene in 1960. Due to musical differances, the band broke up in 1966, and has re-formed to bring the sound of the surf into the 21st century. In real life, Johnny Fez is John Haggerty (6 and 12 string electric guitar and vocals). John has spent over 20 years touring the United States and Ireland in one of America’s top Irish rock bands, Hair of the Dog. (Billboard Magazine has called them “one of Irish music’s biggest sellers”). During his off hours from Big Fez you can find him performing with his new Irish band Get Up Jack.

Admission is $10 at the door. Beer and wine available. Cash only.


Mabee Farm Historic Site
August 31, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm