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Northern Current: A Community Music Festival

Riverside Park

Riverside Park
Main and River Streets
Saranac Lake
12:00 AM

Northern Current: A Community Music Festival

Northern Current: A Community Music Festival returns to Riverside Park with an irresistible lineup of live music on Sunday of Labor Day weekend

The festival’s mission is to enrich the cultural diversity of the town by celebrating a myriad of musical heritages. This year’s lineup explores a vast array of genres and sounds from multiple countries + cultural backgrounds that represents the past, present, and future of contemporary music.  

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Held at Riverside Park in Saranac Lake, Northern Current is a daylong community music festival that succeeded Hobofest when its organizers retired. The event is free, family friendly, + rain or shine. Local food vendors and activities for kiddos will be available. For more information, to volunteer, or see the full musical lineup please visit

Northern Current is made possible with the support of its event sponsors – North Country Community College, Little Italy Pizzeria, Adirondack Health, Waterhole Music Lounge, and Hotel Saranac and its musician sponsors  - Fiddlehead Bistro, Long Run Wealth, Cape Air, Edward Jones, and Nori’s Village Market. Additional support is provided by the Franklin County Government Office of Economic Development & Tourism and the CloudSplitter Foundation. To become a sponsor or learn how to support Northern Current, email

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