MoriahStock is expanding. The third annual music festival in Port Henry will start with a bang this year as PAC Entertainment brings its wrestling show to the event.
MoriahStock is expanding.
The third annual music festival in Port Henry will start with a bang this year as PAC Entertainment brings its wrestling show to the event.
MoriahStock will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, beginning at noon at the Port Henry bandstand in Park Place, adjacent to the town hall and train station. MoriahStock is free.
“It will be our third year and this event keeps growing every year,” Tim Garrison, a Moriah town board member and event organizer. “Come for an hour, come for the afternoon. It will be a great time.”
MoriahStock will begin with the pro-style wrestling show and be followed by local bands performing throughout the afternoon. Playing will be Loose Connection, White Hot Monkey Love and RJ Walker.
“The wrestling show and the bands are all performing free of charge for the benefit of the community and the Moriah Chamber of Commerce,” Garrison said.
This event is hosted by the Moriah Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Adirondack Auto, Adirondack Chevrolet, Boyea’s Deli, Boyea’s Lakeside, Bond Auto, Avery Energy, Scozzafava Electric and Salerno and Sons.
PAC (Performance Arts Connection) Entertainment is a group based in Moriah.
“We take pride in giving back to our community,” according to PAC statement. “And those that just need some extra help. And through our style of pro wrestling we are able to. We are a family show full of action, drama and comedy that pushes the limits of creativity.
“Everyone involved in our group is a volunteer and enjoys the fact that we get to perform for great causes,” the statement reads. “All while trying to better ourselves in something we love to do. One of our many goals is to show the youth of our community how cool charity can be.”
The wrestling show, titled “Rock and Wrestling,” will feature Berracuda, Venum, Casanova, Senior Grande, The Dragon, Bonecollector, Mad Dog, The Young Guns, Bob Wire, Natron, Wyatt Jackson, Chris Larmore, Nick Allen and others. The main event will be a tag team match as Jacked Vegas,and Scrap Iron defend their title against Crusher Bigelow and Supernova.
There will also be PAC merchandise for sale at MorishStock.
George Potter of Loose Connection is organizing the bands.
“This will be a nice summer day full of fun and filled with great music thanks to all of the local bands and performers that are donating their time and talents,” he said.
Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava is looking forward to the event.
“It’s a fun-filled day,” Scozzafava said. “It showcases local talent and is a great time. I just hope we have good weather. I’m sure Beth Sherlock would be very pleased.”
Sherlock, now deceased, donated the money to construct the town bandstand.
MoriahStock T shirts will be on sale. The shirts cost $13 or two for $20 while supplies last.
MoriahStock is the brainchild of John Deflice.
“John thought it would be a great showcase for local artist to display their talents on stage for the benefit of their community,” Garrison said. “It’ll be a casual, fun afternoon gathering for the entire family. Attendees are encouraged to visit local eateries and/or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy along with the music.”
For more information contact Garrison at 546-7939 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org