Matt Ferguson of Beware! the Other Head of Science performs during Day One of the 2010 Restoration Festival. Rest Fest will return this September.

In a recent comment on this blog, Alex Muro (he of the Hobo Banned & the B3nson Family) announced that the Restoration Festival at St. Joseph’s Church in Albany will make a return engagement on September 10th & 11th August 27th and 28th (please note the change in date !).

Last year’s festival featured over a dozen bands including Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, Restys, Beware! the Other Head of Science, Matthew Carefully, Swamp Baby, We Are Jeneric, the Scientific Maps, Alta Mira, Railbird and more.

The festival will once again be used to raise funds for the repair and restoration of St. Joseph’s Church at 38 Ten Broeck.

No lineup has been announced, but Alex said more information would be available later this month through the festival’s official website at

After the jump: some pictures of last year’s festival courtesy the event’s official Facebook page.

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