A banjo created for the occasion by Deering Banjos and signed by members of Mumford & Sons will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County, in conjunction with Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover festival, which comes to Seaside Heights, Friday and Saturday. For information, visit GOTRauction.com. Bids will be taken up to June 10.
In other GOTR news:
• Yoga on the Beach will be offered Saturday morning at 9 a.m., for a $10 fee.
• A Coed Surf Camp will be offered at various times Friday and Saturday. ($40 per surfer)
• Uber discounts, for getting around Seaside Heights, are being offered with the code GOTR25
There is more information on parking and camping at GentlemenOfTheRoad.com. Logistical questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The weather forecast, by the way, calls for cool weather on Friday (getting down to the low 60s at night) with the chance of some rain around noon, and, on Saturday, slightly warmer weather, but the chance of thunderstorms in late afternoon or early evening.
Here is the event’s main stage schedule:
4:30 p.m.: Gates open
5:30 p.m.: The Very Best
6:20 p.m.: Blake Mills
7:20 p.m.: Dawes
8:35 p.m.: Alabama Shakes
12:45 p.m.: Gates open
2 p.m.: Little May
2:50 p.m.: Jeff the Brotherhood
3:40 p.m.: The Maccabees
4:40 p.m.: The Vaccines
5:40 p.m.: Jenny Lewis
6:45 p.m.: The Flaming Lips
8:15 p.m.: Mumford & Sons
There will also be a second stage devoted mainly to Jersey acts, at which the music will start the night of June 4. Specific times are not available but here’s a run-down of who will be on that stage:
JUNE 4, 5 P.M.
Von Mons, Garden State Line, Deal Casino, Accidental Seabirds, Tramps Like Us (Bruce Springsteen tribute)
JUNE 5, 11 A.M.
Milan and the Sour Goat, Wyland, Quincy Mumford & the Reason Why, Anthony D’Amato, Nicole Atkins, Kevin Devine
JUNE 5, 11 P.M.
Brick + Mortar, Vacationer
JUNE 6, 11 A.M.
Sammy Kay, Modern Chemistry, Thomas Wesley Stern, Pig Pen Theatre Co.
JUNE 6, 11 P.M.
River City Extension, Owel