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Diverse lineup rocks expanded Funhouse Fest this weekend

Diverse lineup rocks expanded Funhouse Fest this weekend

The return of Bruce Hornsby's Funhouse Fest is finally upon us. The second iteration of the Williamsburg native's music festival brings new artists, a second stage and more expansive lawn seating for a decidedly more grandiose event.

"Funhouse is a broad range stylistically, musically," the Grammy winner said at a news conference in May. "This Funhouse Fest is very different from last year."

Last year emphasized bluegrass. He likened 2017's female-centric lineup to his own Lilith Fair. New artists this year include Sheryl Crow and British folk rock femme fatales, the Staves. The lineup's diversity extends beyond gender. Music brings orchestral chamber music...