Aquabear County Fair 2015 is October 22-25 in Athens, Ohio

The 9th annual Aquabear County Fair features 19 bands on October 22-25 in Athens, Ohio!

Our own little County Fair is really starting to grow up (sniff), this year marks it’s 9th birthday and we are celebrating October 22-25 in beautiful, scenic Athens, Ohio! Over 18 acts are playing over 4 days with 2 bar shows, 2 house shows, and a experimental music show at a record store. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 at 8:00pm is the County Fair Kickoff at The Bat Lounge w/ Bad Luck (washington), Marina Peterson (athens), and Girl Colors (athens), please bring donations for the bands. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 at 10:00pm is at Jackie O’s Public House with We March (athens), Kyle Sowashes (columbus), Palestras (cleveland), and Slackluster (athens) with a $5 cover. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 at 6:00pm is the Nobrow Sound Series at Haffa’s Records with Pete Fosco (cincinnati), Tim Feeney (alabama), Weedghost (fairborn/athens), Nobrow.collective (athens), and bring a $7 donation for the bands. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 at 10:30pm is a FREE show at Casa Cantina with Blam Blams (athens), The Bygones (columbus), Supernobody (athens), and Water Witches (athens). And we finish up on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 at 4:00pm with a show at The Hen House with Dead Hand of Man (athens), Unmonumental (athens), Sardukar (athens), and Dead Winds of Summer (athens), bring some donations for the bands for that one. We’re gonna try to grill up some food too! There will be copies of the 2LP Aquabear Legion Volume 5 record for sale (only $20!) along with amazing limited edition Aquabear Legion screenprints from Charlie Touvell, and new t-shirts and sweatshirts too! See you all at the Fair.

Thursday, October 22nd at 8:00pm
Kickoff at The Bat Lounge – Donations
(e-mail contact@aquabearlegion.com for info)
Bad Luck (last), Marina Peterson (second), Girl Colors (first)

Friday, October 23rd at 10:00pm
Jackie O’s Public House (W. Union Street) – $5

10:00pm:   Slackluster
11:00pm:   Palestras
12:00am:   The Kyle Sowashes
1:00am:     We March

Saturday, October 24th at 10:30pm
Casa Cantina – FREE!

10:30pm:   Water Witches
11:15pm:   Supernobody
12:00am:   The Bygones
1:00am:     Blam Blams

Saturday, October 24th at 6:00pm
Haffa’s Records (15 W. Union Street) – $7 suggested donation

Tim Feeney, Pete Fosco, Weedghost, Nobrow.collective

Sunday, October 25th at 4:00pm
Aquabear-B-Q at The Hen House – Donations
(e-mail contact@aquabearlegion.com for info)

4:00pm:    Sardukar
5:00pm:    Dead Winds of Summer
5:15pm:    Unmonumental
6:00pm:    Dead Hand of Man

Athens Community Music Festival is THIS SATURDAY: Full Schedule

The 14th annual Athens Community Music Festival is THIS SATURDAY, August 11th and features 35 local acts on 6 stages, one of the best nights of the year down here so don’t miss it.  The participating venues include Donkey Coffee, Casa Cantina, Jackie O’s (both rooms), The Smiling Skull and The Union. Only $8 for a full pass to all venues or $5 a venue. Proceeds for this year’s festival will again benefit ARTS/West and The Bryan Winland Art & Music Scholarship Fund. Follow us over on Twitter for live updates, photos and more all night long, and tag your ACMF related stuff with #acmf12 and we will re-post. Full schedule for the night below…

Donkey Coffee
5pm- Liz Pahl
530 – Aggie and Tommy
6pm- JJ Reed/Corbin Marsh
6:30- Leah and Adam
7pm- Laura Nadeau

The Union 
6pm- Aaron Michael Butler
7pm- Goodbye Goats
8pm- Wrong Hands
9pm- County Pharaohs (Chickenpussy)
10pm- The D Rays
11pm- Dropdead Sons
12am- Hellnaw
1am- Hex Net

Jackie Os Brewery
6pm- The Paranormals
7pm- Johnny Wayne Knievel & The Better Days Band
8pm- Melk
9pm- Hippie Grinder
10pm- The Revulvas
11pm- Whip and Tickle
12am- Dysfunktional family
1am- Black Spyral Dancer

Casa Cantina
9pm- M.O.P.
10pm- Corbin Marsh Band
11pm- Scubadog
12am- Wheels on Fire
1am- Weird Science

Jackie Os Public House
10pm- Broken Ring
11pm- Lennon Orchestra
12am- Stella
1am- The Porters

Smiling Skull
10pm- Sothoros
11pm- Watch Them rot
12am- Controlled Folly
1am- Acer Negundo

Due to the nature of nature and the inevitable hiccups in fest planning/band scheduling, this line-up is subject to change.

$5 for any one venue / or $8 for an all venue pass

Here’s the event on Facebook, attend and then share.