Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ditch the Fest Fest 2

 

Lucy The Poodle Productions Presents Ditch The Fest Fest 2 
This Saturday, September 17th from 2pm-2am 

12 Hours.  5 Venues.  70+ Bands, DJs, Performers, Artists and more. 
$2 per venue or $5 for a wristband.
Tickets and wristbands will be sold at the door of each venue.

A large portion of the proceeds from ticket sales from
Ditch the Fest Fest 2 will be donated to the Red Cross of Central Texas and other relief organizations.  Please donate more than the minimum ticket price if you can.

Don't have ACL wristbands or need a fun after party spot?  Look no further!  Ditch the Fest Fest will be taking over downtown and the east side this Saturday from 2pm - 2am.  With over 70 primarily local bands Ditch the Fest Fest will host stages at Cheer Up Charlie's, Red 7, Scoot Inn, Beauty Bar and Club de Ville!  Best of all door cover is only $2 per venue or $5 for a wristband that will get you into all of the clubs (capacity restrictions will apply and we expect to sell out of our limited supply of wristbands so show up early!)  UPDATE: Red 7 will now be the only all ages venue participating in the festival. 

From jazz, to indie-rock, electronic, pop, punk, folk, roots rock and more we've got it covered with a cornucopia of local talent and a few touring acts thrown in! Some highlights will include but are not limited to: Mother Falcon, John Congleton Solo (playing songs from the Paper Chase and more), Cheap Time, Dana Falconberry, Butcher Bear, The Eastern Sea, The Jitterbug Vipers, La Snacks, Les Rav, Botany, The Midwives, The Sour Notes, The White White Lights, The Noise Revival, Total Unicorn, Bitter Birds and countless others.

The fun doesn't stop here, in addition to bands there will be:  Live painting by Niz Graphics, body painting by Sparklefingers, an artist/artisan's market and art auction (proceeds go to wildfire victims), live screen printing by Cogdut, video projections by VidKidz, a midnight puppet show by Thunder Puppet, Black Light painting by Ryan Davis, photo booth by Zappy Springs, an array of food trailers on site, vegan options, drink specials throughout the day, drink giveaways by our sponsors, dreamcatcher making + 90's yarn crafts, puff paint t-shirt making, a moonwalk for adults and more!
Artists and crafters wanting to donate work to be auctioned for wildfire relief efforts may contact: lucythepoodle@gmail.com

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