Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival third edition set for Sept. 29

BRATTLEBORO — Fifteen youth rock bands and solo musical artists from around New England will take the stage at 118 Elliot in downtown Brattleboro on Saturday, Sept. 29, for BrattRock 2018, the third annual Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival.

Performances will take place on two stages, one indoor and one outdoor, between 5 and 10 p.m. Gates open to the public at 4:30 p.m. In addition to five continuous hours of live music, the festival will feature food vendors, arts and crafts activities, and games. All are invited to attend this fun-for-all-ages community event.

Advance tickets for this year's event are available online via the BrattRock website at Prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Youth Services.

Here is the official 2018 performer line-up. From Vermont: Logan Boyd, Dilemma, Future Fable, Hippo, Moxie; From New Hampshire: Chodus; From Massachusetts: Born Yesterday, Eva Markham, Moving Day, The Starving Musicians Fund, Tropical Hot Sauce, Trinity Pirrone, Luna Pulchalsky, and ZoKi; From Rhode Island: The Dimes.

Performer bios and a stage schedule are available on BrattRock's website.

In addition to performing at the festival, area youth musicians will participate in hands-on workshops offered by area music educators Eugene Uman, Samirah Evans, Todd Roach, Molly Steinmark, Wyatt Andrews, Kevin Parry, Peter Siegel, and Peter Solley.

Any interested youth is invited to join this year's workshops. Registration is first come, first served. Workshop descriptions and registration are available at

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