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While the Riverhead Town Board didn’t vote on the permit for Nile Rodgers’ proposed “Freak Out” Festival at its meeting Tuesday, board members said they do favor the event and are just awaiting a planning document to be completed before voting for it.

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Councilman George Gabrielsen was joined by grandson Robert, 9, at his last meeting Thursday. (That's Town Attorney Bob Kozakieiwicz in front, no doubt giving Robert some legal advice)

Councilman George Gabrielsen was joined by grandson Robert, 9, at his last board meeting Thursday.

The Riverhead Town Board held off on approving Nile Rodgers’ proposed “Freak Out! Music, Art & Wine Festival” Thursday morning, following some complaints about the event from residents. READ

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The crowd dances along to the 2013 concert at Martha Clara Vineyards. This year's event will be even bigger. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

The crowd dances along to the 2013 concert at Martha Clara Vineyards. This year’s event will be even bigger. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Two years after Adam Lambert and Avicci headlined a music festival at Martha Clara Vineyards, another mega event is planned for this summer.

Music producer Nile Rodgers said the two-day festival scheduled for August will feature big name acts like Pharrell, Beck and Duran Duran.

Find out more details on the festival at northforker.com.