Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: April 23 to 25, 2015

 

Mid West Music Fest to be Held April 23-25, Winona, MN

 

New for 2015, MWMFís Sounds Like School initiative, which aims to connect local students with music and musicians, will feature itís own stage at Wesley UMC. Performances at the Sounds Like School Stage will be all-ages and will feature kid-friendly acts.

 

Charlie Parr

 

Winona, Minnesota, April 10, 2015 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The Mid West Music Fest (MWMF ) is going into itís sixth year of bringing music and community together in Winona, MN. MWMF was recently nominated for ďBest Music Festival in Minnesota" by Twin Cities publication, The City Pages. This yearís festival will be held April 23-25, 2015 and will feature an exciting line-up of over 100 bands and musicians in venues across downtown Winona. Headliners include Charlie Parr, Frankie Lee, Chastity Brown, Communist Daughter, Lucy Michelle, Pieta Brown, Black Market Brass and many more. On the Saturday of the festival,  musician workshops will be held covering various topics, such as; recording, copyrights and publishing, and publicity.
 
New for 2015, MWMFís Sounds Like School initiative, which aims to connect local students with music and musicians, will feature itís own stage at Wesley UMC. Performances at the Sounds Like School Stage will be all-ages and will feature kid-friendly acts such as Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a puppet show by Dr. Bob, and an instrument petting zoo, as well as featuring area high school artists. Headlining the Sounds Like School Stage will be Toki Wright & Big Cats and Bad Bad Hats.
 
Unique to 2015 with be a sneak peak of Emmy award winning musician Jack Nortonís documentary film Jug Band Hokum. This film follows the whimsical lives of three jug bands as they prepare to compete in a Battle of the Jug Bands Contest. The preview will be followed by a performance from Bones, Jugs and Harmony, one of the bands featured in the film.
 
A Songwriterís Showcase will be coming to MWMF. Nine regional songwriters will perform at the Winona Arts Center. After a day of workshopping and networking, evening performances will include three new songs created by paired-up songwriters during their day of songwriting at the festival. Scheduled to perform are Frankie Lee, Christopher the Conquered, Nicole Rae (The Traveling Suitcase), Lydia Liza (Bomba de Luz), Mike Munson, Jaybone Bell, J.E. Sunde, Sarah Vos (Dead Horses), and Eddie Danger.

 

Admission is $25 - $70 (some free activities).

 

Times are:

 

Thursday April 23 - 5 PM to 1 AM
Friday April 24 - 5 PM to 1 AM
Saturday April 25 - 12 PM to 1 AM
 
Check
www.midwestmusicfest.org for continuing updates, to purchase tickets, and to see the full line up.

 

Lucy Michelle

 

Toki Wright & Big Cats

 

Chastity Brown

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Parker Forsell

Email: parker.f@midwestmusicfest.org

Phone: 608-498-0268

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Mid West Music Fest

168 E. 3rd St., Winona, Minnesota, 55987

Web: www.midwestmusicfest.org

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Mid West Music Fest to be Held April 23-25, Winona, MN

The Mid West Music Fest (MWMF ) is going into itís sixth year of bringing music and community together in Winona, MN. MWMF was recently nominated for ďBest Music Festival in Minnesota" by Twin Cities publication, The City Pages. This yearís festival will be held April 23-25, 2015 and will feature an exciting line-up of over 100 bands and musicians in venues across downtown Winona. Headliners include Charlie Parr, Frankie Lee, Chastity Brown, Communist Daughter, Lucy Michelle, Pieta Brown, Black Market Brass and many more. On the Saturday of the festival,  musician workshops will be held covering various topics, such as; recording, copyrights and publishing, and publicity. New for 2015, MWMFís Sounds Like School initiative, which aims to connect local students with music and musicians, will feature itís own stage at Wesley UMC. Unique to 2015 with be a sneak peak of Emmy award winning musician Jack Nortonís documentary film Jug Band Hokum. Admission is $25 - $70 (some free activities). Times are: Thursday, April 23 - 5 PM to 1 AM; Friday, April 24 - 5 PM to 1 AM; Saturday, April 25 - 12 PM to 1 AM. Check www.midwestmusicfest.org for continuing updates, to purchase tickets, and to see the full line up.

Event Name: Mid West Music Fest

Event Date: April 23 to 25, 2015

Event Location: 168 E. 3rd St. (held in various locations in downtown Winona, MN)

Admission: $25 - $70 (Some Free Activities)

Web: www.midwestmusicfest.org

 


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