The Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival has just been announced along with the initial lineup for its inaugural year – including performances by several acts with local ties, like John Legend (a Springfield native), Guided by Voices (based in Dayton), Motel Beds (based in Dayton) and the Heartless Bastards (Dayton/Cincinnati area natives) . This two day street festival is scheduled for September 8th & 9th, 2012 and will have 3 stages in key locations in downtown Dayton.
Confirmed acts include:
- John Legend
- Guided By Voices
- Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
- Rusted Root
- Heartless Bastards
- Mat Kearney
- Andy Grammar
- Kristy Lee
- Tony Lucca
- Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers
- Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
- Motel Beds
- Bronze Radio Return
Several more performers will be announced in the coming weeks, and as DMM is a Media Sponsor we will have festival updates right here as they happen!
“We are very excited to fill the streets of downtown Dayton with exceptional music from a wide variety of artists. From Grammy winners to local talent, and everything in between this will be a weekend to remember,” said Matt Luongo, President, Downtown Revival, LLC. A Dayton native himself, Luongo graduated from the University of Dayton in 1998 and is enthusiastic about creating this music fest right here in Dayton.
The Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival is to be a mix of national and local talent, with several slots still open for local acts. If you are interested in playing this event, send them your info at [email protected]. In addition to over 30 bands, festival organizers are planning family friendly events as well as other activities to be announced.
Two day passes will be available at www.downtownrevival.com
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