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Vending without prior permission is prohibited. If you are interested in vending, please contact [email protected]


Artists and schedule subject to change without notice. No refunds will be granted due to artist or schedule changes. Beware of counterfeit tickets.


This is a rain or shine event – be prepared for whatever the weather may bring. There is an abundant amount of shade in the venue area, but make sure you take any additional necessary measures to protect yourself from the elements. Drink plenty of water. The festival area, however, is mostly shaded.


City of Concord police officers are on site at the festival. Additionally, festival staff and volunteers are available to help properly route and address any emergency situation. If you have questions relating to security, please come to the Granite State Music Festival tent and we will do our best to assist you.


You must bring your PayPal or Brown Paper Ticket receipt/ticket(s) in order to enter the festival ground. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if they do not sell out prior to event.


You will receive a bracelet upon entry to the festival. If you leave the event and wish to return, you MUST be wearing your bracelet for re-entry.


When do tickets go on sale and how can I purchase them?
2015 GSMFest Tickets Are Now Available! Click Here & Get Yours Now! Tickets can also be purchased at the door if they do not sell out prior to event. Though we are credit card capable, we highly recommend cash for ticket purchases.


What happens if the event sells out? Will more tickets become available?
Any information about additional tickets or changes in ticketing availability will be available here on this event website.


Will there be a box office located onsite?
Yes, tickets will be available at the door, though we highly recommend purchasing them in advance.


Is there a dress code at the festival?
Please wear clothes. Please cover anything that by law, must be covered and consider that families will be attending.


Will the festival still run in the event of extreme weather conditions?
The festival is a rain or shine event, however, in the case of extreme weather conditions, updates will be posted to the festival website.


Is there a beneficiary for the Granite State Music Festival?
Proceeds from the festival are for the benefit of music education in New Hampshire. A 2015 beneficiary has not yet been designated.


I am a member of the media. How can I receive a press pass to this event?
Please contact Festival Director Scott Solsky, [email protected] or (603) 534-3592.


Can I bring a personal camera?
Yes, however, if you need a press pass contact Festival Director Scott Solsky at [email protected] or (603) 534-3592.


Can I bring food into the festival?
Yes, you may bring food with you to enjoy, but we are featuring some great local food vendors and we would love for you to support them. You CANNOT bring in outside alcoholic beverages though.


Will credit cards be accepted for…

  • food/beverage purchases? This is up to the discretion of the individual vendor. Many, but not all of them, do accept credit cards.
  • craft/vendor purchases? This is up to the discretion of the individual vendor. Many, but not all of them, do accept credit cards.
  • Granite State Music Festival merchandise onsite? Yes, you will be able to use a credit card to make purchases of festival merch.


What do I do to report or find a missing child?
Report to the Granite State Music Festival booth so that we can assist you.


The venue is on mostly flat ground, but covered predominantly in gravel or grass. For specific questions regarding handicapped access at Granite State Music Festival, contact Scott Solsky at (603) 534-3592.


What mobility devices are allowed?
Please bring your manual or motorized wheelchair, or your three or four-wheeled scooter. Please operate your mobility device at walking speed and follow manufacturer’s instructions. Bicycles are allowed as transportation to and from the festival. Bike racks are available, BYO lock. Please contact Scott Solsky at (603) 534-3592 with any questions about mobility devices.


What mobility devices are NOT allowed?
If it is not listed as allowed, it is not allowed.


Where will handicap viewing areas be located?
Please contact the festival directly so that we may work to accommodate your viewing needs.


What services are not provided?
Wheelchair push services and personal care attendants are not provided.


Are service animals allowed?
Yes, service animals with an individual with a disability are allowed at the Festival. Pets are not allowed. Service animals must be under the control of their owners at all times. All service animals must be on-leash and along side of its owner. Disruptive or dangerous animals will need to leave the site.


I use a syringe for my medical condition. What do I do?
A person bringing a syringe should be prepared to show medication in prescription packaging with name on the label, and photo ID.

How can I contact you if I have any questions regarding the Granite State Music Festival?
Email [email protected] or call (603) 534-3592.