Youngstown State University Penguin Productions, the City of Youngstown,and The SummitFM are proud to announce FEDERAL FRENZY Music and Arts Festival with headlining act ROBERT DeLONG on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 2:00-11:00 PM. The event, located on West Federal Street and Phelps Street in downtown Youngstown, is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required for entrance.The PenPro Main Stage will feature LA-based electronic rock and roll musician ROBERT DeLONG,who will headline the event witha dynamic musical and visual experience. Additional main stage acts include:SAMFOX, a soulful blues ensemble based out of Cleveland; MOURNING[A] BLKSTAR, creating soul, punk, astro-blk heart music; and SPIRIT OF THE BEAR, a Youngstown favorite with a unique blend of indie, pop, electric, and rock. Regional artists will perform on the 330 Stage, sponsored by The Summit FM, a locally owned and operated member-supported public radio station. The lineup includes: THE SHOOTOUTS, mixing traditional country with high-energy honky-tonk and hints of Americana; SAM GOODWILL, a singer songwriter creating engaging alternative and rock and roll music; and THE DREEMERS, an Akron based garage soul and rock and roll trio. Additionally a vendor marketplace, live art, and family-friendly activities will take place outdoors. Indoors, a diverse selection of Youngstown State University-affiliated student, faculty, staff, and alumni bands round out the FEDERAL FRENZY lineup:THE BROKEN RELICS, DELIQUENCY JONES, EAST 9TH, THE FRANK TONCAR PROJECT, JANAESOUND, NORTHERN WHALE, PELLA PENGUINS, PLEADING THE FIFTH, RADIO LARK, THE SAFEST LEDGE, STEVE WRIGHT, THE SUPER BABES, VERY GOOD FRIENDS, THE VVILDERNESS, ZIYA MC, and this year’s winners of the first ever Federal Frenzy Faceoff, BLACK WOLF AND THE THIEF and JULIET. These acts will compete for the Listener’s Choice Award presented courtesy of The Summit FM. Downtown venues hosting music and activities include: The Federal, O’Donold’s Irish Pub & Grill, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts, Lemon Grove, Whistle & Keg, and a brand new location: Rhine Haus.
Day of Event Schedule:
Parking bans will be in effect beginning at 6:00PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 on West Federal Street from Wick Avenue to Phelps Street and continue through 4:00AM on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Bans will also begin at 6:00PM on Friday, April 26, 2019 on West Federal Street from Phelps Street to South Hazel Street and on Phelps Street from Commerce Street to West Boardman Street and continue through Sunday, April 28, 2019.
For event parking, the Wick Parking Deck on Wick Avenue will serve as the primary parking area for Federal Frenzy. Those with a valid YSU parking permit can park free of charge while those without will need to pay $5.00. A shuttle will be available to transport attendees to and from the parking deck and the event. The Shuttle pickup/drop-off points will be designated with a shuttle signs at the Wick Parking Deck and One Hot Cookie.
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