John Fogerty will headline Beach Road Weekend, the three-day music festival to be held August 9 to 11 at Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven.

“His music is classic and we are playing on a ball field,” music promoter and seasonal resident Adam Epstein said by phone, referring to Mr. Fogerty’s solo hit, Centerfield. Mr. Epstein is the CEO of Innovation Arts and Entertainment, which also produces the MV Concert Series.

“There is a strong Creedence and Fogerty audience on the Island,” he added.

Other performers announced today include Grace Potter and Dispatch.

“Grace is like a daughter of the Island,” Mr. Epstein said. “She has a huge following here and it will be good to have her back.”

Chadwick Stokes, the lead singer of Dispatch, also has a long history with the Vineyard, having worked at Camp Jabberwocky when he was a teenager.

It has been a long journey for the proposed outdoor summer concert and although the town has granted Mr. Epstein permission to use the park and is coordinating with him on the logistics of the event, selectmen have yet to sign a formal contract.

According to selectman Melinda Loberg there are some details still to be worked out.

“Mr. Epstein has been working with Jay Grande [town administrator] on public safety, police and parking issues and it has been moving forward but they have still not signed a formal contract,” she said.

Mr. Epstein confirmed that a final contract does still need to be signed but said only a few small details remain to be worked out. “The foundation is solid and we are just doing some back and forth on the minutia,” he said.

Other bands announced include Galactic, Matisyahu, The Original Wailers, Alejandro Escovedo, Mason Jennings, and the North Mississippi Allstars.

“It is a well rounded lineup of reggae, blues and Americana that should have something for everyone,” Mr. Epstein said.

He also hinted at a big name to be announced who will close out the festival on Sunday night.

The festival will feature one stage, located near the basketball and volleyball courts.

“And there will be three massive video screens,” Mr. Epstein said.

To open the festival the Cape Cod Symphony will play a live accompaniment to a screening of Jaws.

“You will be able to see and hear it all the way to Cumberland Farms,” Mr. Epstein said.

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