Rock the Blocks! Blacksburg Music & Arts Festival scheduled this week
Alliens, Another Roadside Attraction, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Boogieburg, Grime Syndicate, URTH and Funk Punch are among the local, regional and national acts playing this weekend’s Rock the Blocks! Blacksburg Music & Arts Festival.
A collection of Blacksburg-based businesses and scene supporters are sponsoring the event, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at seven downtown venues. The goal, according to organizers, is to “keep the scene going in Blacksburg by bringing local artists from underground onto the stage and making it an established music and arts destination.”
Champs, 111 N. Main St.
Ceritano’s, 428 N. Main St.
Gillie’s, 153 College Ave.
Frank’s Bar, 622 N. Main St.
Pita Vera (Friday only), 235 N. Main St.
She-Sha, 211 Draper Road N.W.
XYZ Gallery. 223 N. Main St.
Alliens, Another Roadside Attraction, Backwords, Bassdread, Blessed Unrest, Boogieburg, Brad T, Chup, Class A., Crinkles, Dave J, DJ Blon-D, DJ Fauxbo7, DJ Manta Ray, DJ Pyrite, Doc Greenburg’s Patient Jazz, Dream Cop, Driftin Westward, Free Food, Funk Punch, Fustics, Grime Syndicate, Hoop Dreams, Human Infection, IMU URI, Justin Craig, Kiffy, Killazap, Kuru Band, Machinelf. Manndibles, Meeting House, Methadone Abortion Clinic, Mey Mey Fresh, Nevin Kight, Pathogenesis, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, RTFM, Softspot, Spacemonster, Tee Street, The Boatmen, URTH, White Laces, Woofdog.
(Organizers note that the lineup is subject to change.)
Follow Rock the Blocks! at twitter.com/RockTheBlocksVA, facebook.com/rocktheblocks or rocktheblocks.com to see the schedule.
$20 wristbands on sale through today allow admission to all events; Cover charges at individual venues range from $3-$10. inticketing.com/events/rocktheblocks
703-254-7057, RocktheBlocksFestival@gmail.com, rocktheblocks.com
Tad Dickens, The Roanoke Times
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