West Bank Music Festival 2012: Everything you need to know

This weekend is the third City Pages West Bank Music Festival! 30 bands, 10 stages, only $5. With an impressive lineup, this is an incredible opportunity to see tons of great local bands for a five spot. West Bank’s Cedar Avenue will play host to dozens of performances at its watering holes and 2 outdoor stages. Some of the most notable acts include indie hip-hop artist Astronautalis, rising hip-hop star MaLLy, rock duo Bloodnstuff and electropop favorites Wiping Out Thousands (comprised of McNally Smith College of Music alumni Taylor Nelson and Alaine Dickman). The City Pages West Band Music Festival takes place after 3pm on Saturday, August 18th.

Proceeds from the event will support future West Bank initiatives and projects.

2012 City Pages West bank Music Festival Lineup and Schedule

South Stage (Outdoors)
3:00 Eclectic Ensemble
3:30 Brass Messengers
5:15 The Painted Saints
6:30 Batucada do Norte

Main Stage (Outdoors)
4:30 Wiping Out Thousands
5:45 Blood ‘N Stuff
7:00 MaLLy
8:30 Astronautalis
10:00 Infiammati Fire Dances

Shows below start after 10pm

The Red Sea
– Curbside Bandit
– Stereo Pirates
– Hastings 3000
– Phantom Tails
– Hollow Boys
– Food Pyramid

The Acadia
– Juvie
– L’Assassins
– The Sex Rays

The Cedar Cultural Center
– Malamanya

Palmer’s
– Poverty Hash
– Mr. Hyde
– The Union Suits

Nomad
– Seawhores
– Skoal Kodiak
– Birthday Suits

Triple Rock
– Red Fox Grey Fox
– Greycoats
– An Aesthetic Anaesthetic
– Me and My Arrow

Whiskey Junction
– The Belfast Cowboys: Van Morrison Tribute

The 400 Bar
– Special Guests to be announced.

Other Stuff
– Chicks on Sticks 4-6pm
– Artists Quarter 3-dusk
– Infiammati Fire Circus (~9:30-10pm)

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