Music Festivals

Tune into Westchester 

Westchester is gearing up to groove this year. Newcomers, local favorites, and well-known recording artists are converging on the county during the next few months, bringing hundreds of tunes and tons of fun for families and music lovers alike. Make a note to attend these musical events to enjoy every beat of the bass drum and chord on the keyboard while you dance the day away. 

Mark your calendars for notable newcomer, Sleepy Hollow Music Festival on June 8, which promises a full day of family-friendly entertainment with big headliners including Cold War Kids, Danielle Ponder and Joan Osborne.

Saturday, June 1, 2024
Scarsdale Music Festival

Jam to a music lover’s delight at the Scarsdale Music Festival, a rain or shine event in Scarsdale Village featuring twelve Tri-State Area bands on two main stages and an acoustic stage. In the Family Fun Zone, kids can enjoy musical demonstrations, DIY and STEAM activities, carnival games, face painters, arts and crafts, sports, inflatables, and more! Feeling hungry? Food trucks and other food vendors will be on hand with a wide selection of sweet and savory items. For guests 21+, this year’s Grand Tasting Village features elite wines from around the world, specialty cocktails, and food pairings, along with beer and wine for purchase by the glass. 

Location: Scarsdale Village
Time: 12:00pm-6:00pm
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Saturday, June 1, 2024
2024 RiverArts Music Tour

In its 9th year, the RiverArts Music Tour takes place throughout the Rivertown villages of Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown and Yonkers, NY.

During the event, music from over 250 performers fills backyards, gardens, village businesses, churches, community centers and open green spaces on the banks of the Hudson River. It’s the largest family-friendly, free event for music lovers in lower Westchester County and truly offers something for everyone — from classical and jazz to folk, rock, alternative, urban and world music.

Location: Rivertown villages including Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown and Yonkers. 
Time: 10:00am-10:00pm
Free. 

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Sleepy Hollow Music Festival

A newcomer to the Westchester scene, the Sleepy Hollow Music Festival ushers in summer along the Hudson River shores with plenty of music and entertainment. Featuring world-class acts on two different stages including the talents of Cold War Kids, Danielle Ponder, Nightingale All Stars, and many others. Top-notch local food vendors will be on-hand to offer a wide variety of tasty options to satisfy any palate. Abuzz with activity, the festival also brings an interactive art exhibit showcasing the Hudson Valley, a robust marketplace with a curated selection of craftspeople and vendors, and endless children's activities.  

Concertgoers can enjoy a special concert package at the Tarrytown House Estate.

Location: Kingsland Point Park, Palmer Ave., Sleepy Hollow
Time: 12:30pm-9:00pm
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Saturday, June 29, 2024
American Roots Music Festival

Caramoor’s annual American Roots Music Festival is back with a day overflowing with spectacular music performed throughout our grounds spanning the genres of blues, Americana, folk, and bluegrass. Spend the day exploring each of our concert venues and discover the next artist for your playlist. This day features multiple artists and ends with Madison Cunningham, a singer-songwriter of exceptional depth and versatility, joined by her touring band to perform songs from her recent Grammy-winning album Revealer.

Location: Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah
Time: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
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Kensico Dam Plaza

Beginning Friday, July 12, 2024
Robison Summer Concert Series 

Gather your friends and family and bring a blanket, lawn chairs and cooler to enjoy weekly concerts, including:  

  • July 12, Shot Thru The Heart - A Tribute to Bon Jovi
  • July 26, Taylor Swift Tribute Band
  • Aug. 9, Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band - A Tribute to the Music of Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown
  • Aug. 16, Captain Jack - The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band
  • Aug. 30, The Dave Matthews Tribute Band

Location: Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
Time: 7:00pm 
Free admission and parking. 

Saturday, July 13, 2024
The 18th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival

New York's backyard jam returns for its 18th year. Grab the chairs and blankets and don your dancing shoes to rock along with up-and-comers, local artists, and headline acts like Better Than Ezra, The Record Company, and The Wailers. Enjoy the warm, positive, zero-waste backyard vibe as you nosh on delicious food and beverages and enjoy the beer and wine garden for the adults. There's also plenty of activities for the kids, ways for you to learn about local charities and treat yourself to some festival merch. 

Location: Parkway Field, Pleasantville
Time: 12:00pm-9:30pm
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September 11-15, 2024
JazzFest

This fall, JazzFest White Plains returns for its 13th year with more energy and excitement than ever. The five-day festival presents 18 live performances taking place across downtown White Plains – from emerging talent to world-renowned artists, including four Grammy Award-winners and nominees.

Location: Downtown White Plains
Time: See website for schedule
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