Downtown Ministries and Friend Records are excited to be holding our second annual Friend Fest. Our festival is a great opportunity to find and support local music. We will be featuring music from a variety of local bands and songwriters from the area, each playing either on the Fresh Grounds Coffeehouse stage or in the Sans MOCO art gallery. We hope to see you there!

Doors open at 5pm, show starts at 6pm

Tickets $15 on sale soon.

Deck Edison- Heartfelt indie rock from Cortland OH
(For fans of: The Who, Audio Adrenaline, Keane)

Jimmy Gregory- Emo-folk from New Wilmington, PA
(For fans of: Elliot Smith, Pedro the Lion, Boris Smiles)

By Light We Loom (Formerly of Bethesda)- Indie pop duo from Cleveland OH
(For Fans of: Bethesda, Eisley, The Civil Wars)

Josh Travis- Emo-folk songwriting from Beaver Falls, PA
(For fans of: Hussey, Elliot Smith, mewithoutYou)

Mr. Hanzo- Hip-hop/rap from Grove City, PA
(For fans of: Andy Mineo, KB, Lecrae)

Wilhelm- Alt-rock/Emo from Grove City PA
(For fans of: Jimmy Eat World, Weezer, Dashboard Confessional)

Josh Smith- Acoustic Pop/Hip-Hop from Jamestown PA
(For fans of: Ed Sheeran, Jordan Biel, One Direction)

Paint31- Power-pop/Alt-rock from Pittsburgh PA
(For fans of: The Lemonheads, They Might Be Giants, Dinosaur Jr.)

Amy Johnson- Acoustic folk from Kinsman, OH
(For fans of: Hand of Asaph, Over the Rhine, Carolyn Arends)

Stephen the Levite and muzeONE as Redeemed Thought- Hip-Hop/Rap from Brooklyn, NY and Greenville, PA, respectively.
(For fans of: Mos Def, WuTang, The Roots)

Pet the Chicken- Who are they? WHAT are they?
(For fans of: ???, ???, ???)

*(This list does not reflect the order of performances)