Rocky Dawuni, a Grammy-nominated Ghanaian reggae performer, will headline the Music Haven 2023 Festival, which will take place from July 8-14 in Schenectady, New York.
Dawuni, a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment for Africa who has worked with a number of organizations to promote social justice and environmental sustainability, will play on July 9. He is noted for his blend of reggae, Afrobeat, highlife, and soul music.
Music Haven 2023 will transport listeners to Ghana, Andalucia, Ireland, Texas, Gambia, Louisiana, South Asia, Georgia, Stratford-upon-Avon, and beyond.
“This summer, our musical journeys will cross seven distinct bodies of water—The Atlantic and Indian Oceans; the Alboran, Black, Mediterranean, and Arabian Seas; and the Bay of Bengal” says Eddie Award-winning Producing Artistic Director Mona Golub.
Food and beverages are available for purchase at all shows beginning at 6 p.m. on 7 p.m. concert evenings and throughout festivals and special events.
Michele’s Charcoal Pit and Ben & Jerry’s are back with food and dessert for sale.
International products showcasing the regions from which the worldwide performers come will be sold at the concession stand, in keeping with tradition.
Proctors is the official rain location for concerts from July 9 to July 23 and August 20, with Niskayuna High School serving as the rain location from July 30 to August 13. Rain or shine, the shows slated for August 11, 25, and 26 will take place in the park. Unless otherwise specified, all concerts begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the Music Haven 2023 Festival are on sale now. For more information, visit www.musichaven.org.