Fiction Forest festival to feature 15 bands

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN

It’s being called Fiction Forest, but the musical lineup is for real.

The outdoor rock music festival that will take place Saturday at B&O Station will feature 15 bands with a mostly indie-rock flavor.

The lineup includes Youngstown acts Spirit of the Bear and Northern Whale, plus Vibe & Direct (Cleveland), Captain Kidd (Columbus) and Clubhouse (Athens).

Admission is $15 at the gate. Bands will take turns playing on the main stage and the dockside stage. A midway of food and beer vendors, as well as arts items, will be set up.

Here is the schedule:

MAIN STAGE

3 p.m.: Hypnotist

4 p.m.: The BLVD

5 p.m.: Vertical 48

6 p.m.: Kossuth and the Turncoat

7 p.m.: The Labra Brothers

8:30 p.m.: Northern Whale

10 p.m.: Spirit of the Bear

Midnight: Vibe & Direct

DOCK STAGE

3:30 p.m.: Shultz and the I.C.

4:30 p.m.: Highland Rose

5:30 p.m.: Rob Fellman and Jon Scott

6:30 p.m.: VISIT

7:45 p.m.: East 9th

9:15 p.m.: Captain Kidd

11:15 p.m.: Clubhouse