2021 Freed Fest Schedule

Times are subject to change. Check for updates.

Watch for buskers around town throughout day.

In conjunction w/ Salem Second Saturday
Stages are within
Salem’s DORA District – Until 10 PM

Friday, July 9, 2021

Warm up for the Fest on Friday Night!!

Liebe Wein

7:00 to 10:00 PM  — J.J. Vicars

Flying Pig Saloon

9:30 PM  — Four Lane Highway

Saturday, July 10, 2021

LiBs Market

10 to 11 AM & 12 to 1 PM — FeyFire
Start the Fest off right in downtown Salem, Ohio at LiBs Market & Cafe

SHS Alumni Association

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM — Alan Freed Special Exhibit

Salem Historical Society

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM — Alan Freed Special Exhibit

Salem Music Center

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM — Open Mic

State Street Records

ALL DAY — Spinning Sounds from the 50s in Downtown


Salem Community Theater Stage

4:00 PM — Musical Youth Band
5:00 PM — Diane Drapcho

60’s Girl Singers

6:00 PM — Pontune

All brass band.

7:00 PM — Quaker City Cruisers

50’s and 60’s band

8:00 PM — John Volio

Main Stage @ McCulloch Park

7:30 PM — Rusty Soul Band

Rusty Soul Band blends genres to offer a unique sound that is at the same time fresh and familiar. A deep-pocket funky bass-and-drum backbeat pours the foundation. Two pure and powerful guitars meld different yet complementary tones to provide a unified wall of sound. Soulful voices provide the character and identity that makes it all work. They call it Blue-Collar Rock-N-Roll.

8:20 PM — East 9th

Influenced by the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, The Killers and more, East 9th strives to deliver a high energy stage show with a true concert experience. You never know what’s coming next. It’s a roller coaster ride: all aboard!


9:20 PM — Leo D'Angelo

Leo D' AngeloAmericana singer-songwriter from Northeastern Ohio, Leo D’Angelo’s debut album “A Will & Testament” featuring “Take Me Out” is steeped in elements of traditional blues and folk. Now streaming everywhere.


10:15 PM — Demos Papadimas

Demos PapadimosSinger-songwriter Demos Papadimas (guitar/vocals/harmonica/bouzouki) skillfully intertwines American roots music with Mediterranean influences. Based in Northeast Ohio, Papadimas cites among his influences Dylanesque balladry, Leonard Cohen’s latter day touring ensembles, and string-band revivalists such as Old Crow Medicine Show as well as Greek Rembetiko—the “Greek blues.”


Centennial Park Dance
Saturday, July 10

Held on the Basketball Court
@ Centennial Park, Salem

7:00 to 9:00 PM — Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy music from the 1950s, 60s & 70s!! FREE, Bring Your Own Picnic, Lawn Chairs & Blankets. Enjoy Trivia & Contests — Including Best Dressed Questions? Contact djs1235@aol.com

More favorite destinations for MUSIC!!

Flying Pig Saloon

6:00 PM — 80s Party w/ DJ Sound Smith

Liebe Wein

7:00 PM — John Reese Project

Kast Iron Soda Works

8:00 PM — Shawn Theis

BB Rooners

8:00 PM — Finding Sparky

Sunday, July 11, 2021

LiBs Market

10 to 11 AM & 12 to 1 PM — FeyFire
Start your day off right in downtown Salem, Ohio at LiBs Market & Cafe

Orashan Memorial Civic Center Stage @ Waterworth Park

6:00 PM — The Labra Brothers