B.B. King, moe., Taking Back Sunday to headline at Great South Bay Music Festival

Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper, Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper, singer Adam Lazzara, drummer Mark O'Connell, guitarist/singer John Nolan and guitarist Eddie Reyes, in 2013. Photo Credit: Natalie Escobedo

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Some big fish have been hooked for this year's Great South Bay Music Festival, slated for July 18-20, at Shorefront Park in Patchogue. B.B. King, moe. and Long Island's own Taking Back Sunday are three of the headliners set to take the stage at the eighth annual event.

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Other local acts include Nine Days, Randy Jackson of Zebra, Miles to Dayton, Butchers Blind and Kerry Kearney who will play alongside the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Anders Osborne and, for kids, Laurie Berkner. More than 50 acts will perform on four stages over the course of three days on the water. A food court, wine and beer gardens, and arts and crafts vendors will be part of the festival atmosphere.

Presale tickets are available for purchase starting at 10 a.m. Friday until Tuesday at greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com. General admission tickets are $27-$29, which is $10 less than the gate price.

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