As it has every Tuesday for the last three summers, the Dock Dance Band had brought the wharf alive with Islanders and tourists, dancing and celebrating under the glow of the moon and a few fluorescent lights.
The first ever Martha's Vineyard Sound Festival brought together musicians from around the Island for seven hours of outdoor music at Waban Park in Oak Bluffs on Saturday. The sun shone, children played in the park and the festival was declared a success.
For his birthday on Monday, Phil daRosa asked for just one thing this year: a music festival. This Saturday he gets his wish, thanks largely to his hard work, as the Martha's Vineyard Sound Festival takes over Waban Park in Oak Bluffs.