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The R.I.D. Fest
Kent, Ohio, USA
Mid April
Description
THE 2ND ANNUAL ROCK IS DEAD FESTIVAL IN KENT, OHIO PROMISES TO BE AMONG MOST ENTERTAINING AND MEMORABLE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE EVENTS YET SEEN IN KENT, OHIO, THE LEGENDARY ROCK N ROLL TOWN AND SCENE OF THE INFAMOUS KENT STATE CAMPUS SHOOTINGS OF 1970, AN EVENT WHICH USHERED IN A WAVE OF ROCK MUSIC AND SOCIAL CHANGE AND TRANSFORMED A GENERATION AND A NATION FOREVER. KENT, OHIO HAS FOSTERED THE CAREERS OF MANY OF ENTERTAINMENTS MOST ELITE AND LEGENDARY LIKE JOE WALSH (EAGLES, JAMES GANG), DREW CAREY (DREW CAREY SHOW, PRICE IS RIGHT), CHRISSY HYNDE (THE PRETENDERS), THE BLACK KEYS AND, IN RECENT YEARS, THE LIKES OF JESSICA LEE MAYFIELD, DAVID MAYFIELD, PATRICK SWEANEY AND SCORES MORE. 2012 RIDfest BROUGHT PERFORMANCES BY CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED PUNK TRIO THE BANDROIDZ, CAREY MURDOCK AND THE BLEEDING FEATHERS AND 2013 GUARANTEES TO DELIVER AN EQUALLY STELLAR GROUP OF PERFORMANCES FROM THE TOP UP-AND-COMING ACTS FROM AROUND NORTHEAST OHIOS DIVERSE AND INFLUENTIAL MUSIC SCENE AS WELL AS SOME OF THE GREATEST AND BEST KNOWN TOURING ACTS FROM ACROSS NORTH AMERICA. ON 420 WEEKEND, KENT, OHIO WILL BE A-BLAZE WITH ROCKERS N ROLLERS ALIKE. IF THIS TOWN IS ROCKIN, DONT BOTHER KNOCKIN.....COME ON IN (BUT GET A 3-DAY FESTIVAL PASS IN ADVANCE BECAUSE ITS A SMALL COLLEGE TOWN AND WHEN THEYRE GONE, THEYRE GONE!)
Performers
TBA
Venue
Varies
Directions
Kent, Ohio
Times
TBA
Admission & Parking
TBA
Website
http://ridfest.com
Infophone
330-3571801
Email
info@ridfest.com
 


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