SOMERS POINT — An array of musical guests will set the tone for the annual Good Old Days Festival on Saturday at Kennedy Park.
The Billy Walton Band is scheduled to headline the festival, organizers said in a news release. Other performers include Danny Eyer, Rich “Megahertz” Kurtz and Patty Blee.
Walton is a veteran Jersey Shore guitar player. His bandmates include Shane Luckenbough, William Paris on bass, Eric Safka on the Hammond B3 organ, Tom Petraccaro on saxophone and Bruce Krywinski Jr. on trumpet. Destinee Monroe provides vocals. The band has toured across the eastern United States and Europe.
Walton has played lead guitar for Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes and has performed with Little Steven Van Zandt, Gary U.S. Bonds and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler.
Blee is a guitarist with a history of putting on shows throughout the area. Her style is influenced by blues, country, folk and rock. She will be joined by musicians Mike Puggi and Toni Teschner.
Live music is just one part of the festival. There will be an antique-car show, vendors, community groups, carnival games, a dunk tank, inflatables, a magician, and karate and police dog demonstrations. Food and drink includes hamburgers and hot dogs, a beer garden and a wine-tasting station.
Free shuttle service will be available from the Dawes Avenue School, Fire House No.1 on Bethel Road, Gregory’s Restaurant and Bar on Shore Road, and the Jordan Road School.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.
1 of 3
An old hot rod is on display alongside other classic cars at the Good Old Days Festival in Somers Point in 2021. The four-decade-old tradition will be held Saturday at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.