The 7th Annual Martin on Main Festival Returns this Saturday

Martin on Main 2014
Submitted by TINA SMITH

The Nazareth Bath Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the seventh annual Martin On Main. Live music, delicious food, and the excitement of the crowd will be back in historic downtown Nazareth on Saturday, August 2, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum musicians have live acoustic guitar music from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the main stage in the circle downtown. The group secured this year’s headliner, The Walker Brothers with guest performers Jake Stargell and Mark Kreitzer will be playing on the main stage from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. For additional information you can also check out the Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum site at www.umgf.org or martinonmain.com.

Most musicians are celebrating with their Martin guitars, but instruments will range from banjos to mandolins. Closing the main stage from 6 – 7 p.m. will be The Dynamic Duo featuring Jake Kaligis and Michael Rauscher, sponsored by Martin Guitar.

Over 55 artisans will be present this year to display their talents and sell their work, and local restaurants and caterers will bring a taste of their cuisine. Bethlehem Brew Works joins us for a seventh year and they have crafted a unique brew to celebrate the festival. There will also be local wine featured by Franklin Hill Vineyards. Martin Guitar will have a special display featuring the history of the company as well as Martin Guitar products available for purchase.

Ever wanted to own a Martin guitar? Martin has donated a guitar to be raffled off during the festival and the winning ticket may be yours. All proceeds to benefit non-profit organizations. Tickets are just $5 each and can be purchased in advance at The Nazareth Bath Area Chamber of Commerce office.

For additional information on the festival, please visit the official event web-site at: www.martinonmain.com. Come out this Saturday, August 2 from 1 p.m.-7 p.m., rain or shine.

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