Main Street Music Fest Band Spotlight – 10 Bands You Must See Saturday

Main Street Music Fest at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11AM­ to 11PM
General Admission Tickets $12; VIP Packages Available
Festival Website: www.mainstreetmusicfest.com
Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1284429
ALL PROCEEDS WILL AID ELLICOTT CITY FLOOD VICTIMS

Main Street Music Fest was originally created in the same vein of SXSW, but with a focus on homegrown talent. Over the last 5 years, the festival has stayed true to this approach, highlighting the strong and diverse talent pool the Maryland music scene offers. Here are 10 of this years performers that will showcase the strength of the local music scene, check out some of their recent videos as well.

Kelly Bell Band (Main Street Stage, 8:00PM-9:10PM) recorded their new version of “Homegrown” just for Ellicott City Partnership and Main Street Music Festival. It’s the theme song this Saturday, because we’re “So glad to meet ya”. “Homegrown”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZVaGG7TWSs

The Henchmen (Tiber Park Stage, 5:15PM-6:00PM) bring their Mobtown groove rock to Merriweather. Led by Baltimore man-of-many-talents Kevin Hock, their set is one you will want to see. “Scoundrels”:https://www.facebook.com/TheHenchmenMusic/videos/10153924470974747/

9 Mile Roots (Tiber Park Stage, 3:00PM-3:30PM) have been steadily releasing new music, with even more to come. They are a staple of the East Coast reggae scene, with a big live sound that makes them mainstays of the summer club scene on the Eastern Shore. “Feel” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fasQ-fFI35s

Stacked Like Pancakes (Tiber Park Stage, 7:15PM-8:00PM) have rapidly climbed the ska ranks in recent years, playing Warped Tour, and most recently announcing they are going on tour with Ska legends Reel Big Fish. “Money Sucks”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNvr4MrnjHc

FatMan CatBite (Tiber Park Stage, 2:15PM-2:45PM) blends unorthodox melodies and unpredictable shifts in rhythm and tempo with driving, in you face Rock and Roll. “Waiting”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqdtr7TRTMw

All Mighty Senators (Tiber Park Stage, 6:15PM-7:00PM) is a rhythm fused quintet from Baltimore.Their live shows, fronted by the charismatic Landis Expandis and guitar-god Warren Boes, have remained one of the most revered on the East Coast. All Mighty Senators performing at Ram’s Head Live:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VGo4q-ACeE&spfreload=10

Sons of the Radio (Main Street Stage, 2:10PM-2:40PM) are intent on playing gimmick-free high-energy rock the way Maryland loves it. They’ve been playing Main Street Music Fest since the beginning. “The Suppliant”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsmiXTEd8Dk

The Herd of Main Street (Tiber Park Stage, 3:15-4:15) play exciting, heart-pounding, cry-your-eyes-out-when-you-have-to, foot-tapping, soulful American music. “Treat Me So Mean”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTPpozMIGsU&list=PLBtajlpyNSO2I-_eNxFmlPdHT7GaOPqG6

Thrillkiller (Patapsco Stage, 2:30PM-3:00PM) mixes elements of metal, rock, pop and others to delivers a viciously unique style of music. “A Reason”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7GZpZm72z8

Milton J and the Leftovers (Patapsco Stage, 4:45PM-5:15PM) from Frederick, MD are known for their alternative rock/hip hop sound, and they make all of their own beats in production with real instruments. “Believe”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV8yr2eLOT0

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