Fowler Field Main Stage

Fowler Field Main Stage


Lou Gramm

Lou Gramm

Lou Gramm, one of the greatest singers in rock music, will be the main stage headliner at this year's Milford Oyster Festival on August 19, 2023.

Lou Gramm is one of the founding members of Foreigner and is known for his unique vocals. Foreigner had 16 Billboard Top 40 Hits and is one of Billboard's Top 100 Artists of All Time in hit songs history.

Jay Pinto, President of The Milford Oyster Festival, said “Lou Gramm is a legend. Hearing all his hit songs on the Main Stage is going to make for a very special Festival. We look forward to seeing you there.”

Gramm was the lead vocalist on all of Foreigner's hit songs, including "Feels Like the First Time", "Cold as Ice", "Long, Long Way from Home", "Hot Blooded", "Double Vision", "Blue Morning, Blue Day", "Head Games", "Dirty White Boy", "Urgent", "Juke Box Hero", "Break It Up" and "Say You Will". He co-wrote most of the songs for the band, which achieved two of its biggest hits with the ballads "Waiting for a Girl Like You", which spent ten weeks at #2 on the 1981-82 American Hot 100, and "I Want to Know What Love Is", which was a #1 hit internationally (US & UK) in 1985. Their first 8 singles cracked the Billboard Top 20,(4 went Top 10) making them the first group since the Beatles to achieve this in 1980.

Opening Act

Brothers Doobie Band
Brothers Doobie Logo

Opening for Lou Gramm will be The Brothers Doobie, a Doobie Brothers Experience that performs the full range of Doobie Brothers top hits. Comprised of some of the best musicians and performers in the industry, The Brothers Doobie delivers a high-energy, high-level performance that will exceed your expectations!

Main Stage Music Schedule

12:00pm - Oddfellas

2:00pm - Brothers Doobie

4:00pm - Lou Gramm - The Original Voice of Foreigner



Festival Year Main Stage Headliner Main Stage Opening Acts
2023 Lou Gramm – The Original Voice of Foreigner Oddfellas and The Brother Doobies
2022 Scott Stapp of Creed Morgan Skelly And The Old Crows and the Fooz Fighters
2021 Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes Shameless and Sharp Dressed Band
2019 Extreme Badfish: A tribute to Sublime & the Cringe
2018 Eddie Money John Cafferty &The Beaver Brown Band
2017 Blackberry Smoke Artimus Pyle
2016 Blue Oyster Cult & Marshall Tucker Band RumRunners
2015 Gin Blossoms Fastball and the Rembrandts
2014 Bret Michaels Red Not Chili Peppers, Frank Viele
2013 Blues Traveler Frank Viele, Mullett, Beth Patella
2012 Kansas Rum Runners, Northern Renegade, Waking Elliot
2011 The Marshall Tucker Band Shakedown, The Sellouts, Don’t Kill Dogs
2010 Soul Asylum The Bernadettes, Crazy on You
2009 John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band Highland Rovers, Draw The Line, Remember September
2008 Foghat Tramps Like Us, Comic Book Heroes, The Whiskey River Band
2007 The Smithereens
2006 The Spin Doctors
2005 Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
2004 Blue Oyster Cult
2003 The Marshall Tucker Band
2002 Voices of Classic Rock (Spencer Davis/Spencer Davis Group, Dave Jenkins/Pablo Cruise, Larry Hopper/Orleans, Joe Lynn Turner/Deep Purple, Ronnie Hammond/Atlantic Rhythm Section, Fergi Fredricksen/Toto Highland Rovers, Mary Taylor (winner of 2001 Emerging Band Contest)
2001 Riders on the Storm (Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger, members of The Doors)
2000 Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
1999 Jefferson Starship