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The 2020 Schedule will be updated soon.

2020 Freed Fest Schedule – July 11 – COMING SOON

All times are subject to change. Check back for updates.

Watch for musicians that will be buskers around town throughout the day.

There will be a Band Merchandise Tent next to Main Stage.

The Look Alike Contest!!

Dress up like your favorite Rock’n Roller. You can enter to win by taking a picture of your ‘coolness’ and hashtag #FreedFest2020 on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Multiple winners will receive prizes!!!!

MAIN STAGES

McCulloch Park Stage (MPS)

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12 Noon – Demos Papadimas (KCC)

Singer-songwriter Demos Papadimas (guitar/vocals/harmonica/bouzouki) skillfully intertwines American roots music with Mediterranean influences. Based in Northeast Ohio, Papadimas and his band consisting of Dave Lynn (electric guitar), Ralph Rich (drums), Corey Gray (Upright Bass), and Caitlin Hedge (violin) have received considerable regional attention and maintained an active performance schedule. Read on…

12 Noon – Mike Webb & the Webbettes (MPS)

Information on the way!

1 PM – Indré (KCC)

Indré is a singer/songwriter from Akron, Ohio. She released her debut album, “Serenity” in February 2019, and she continues to touch the hearts of the Akron music scene with her powerful vocal range and emotional depth as a songwriter. Read on…

1 PM – The Grease Monkeys (MPS)

Born of the gritty grime of a North East Ohio Steel town The Grease Monkeys don’t surf. But they do put their own spin on classic instrumental music. Read on…

2 PM – Leanne Binder & Rajma (KCC)

Leanne Binder brings a style all her own to her solo acoustic shows, and she’ll be rocking the house with Rajma for the Fest featuring songs from her new album “On The Inside” and playing crowd favorites. Leanne & Rajma have toured internationally in support of her albums and are currently writing for a new blues release in the fall 2019. Read on…

2 PM – Hayden Brooke (MPS)

Information to come!

3 PM – Terry and Diane McCabe (KCC)

Terry and Diane are indie recording artists – they have several albums out and more to come-they are constantly writing new songs that deal with social issues-satire-relationships and faith and have a passion to perform for people.Read on…

3 PM – Whiskey Pilot & Leo D'Angelo (MPS)

Formed in February of 2015, whiskey pilot has been running around and making people hop and clap ever since. Read on…

4 PM – Super Babes (KCC)

Hailing from Youngstown, Ohio, The Super Babes are a rock duo consisting of Ann Rock and Bridget Reckless. Blended from each individual’s own influences, these babes have created a fierce style and sound that is all their own. Read on…

4 PM – Katie O’Neill Duo (MPS)

Information to come.

5 PM – Abbey Road (KCC)

Abbey Road has provided the ultimate Beatles tribute show for over three decades. Originally formed in Northeast Ohio in 1983, the band is rated in the top five of Beatle tribute bands in the world. Read on…

5 PM – Floco Torres (MPS)

Floco (pronounced Flock-o) Torres knows a thing or two about starting over. 23 projects deep into his career as a solo recording artist, he has envisioned and revisioned his creative expression countless times and with this adaptive style he has gained a steady following for his hip-hop-meets-alternative rock style. Read on…

6 PM – AC Jones (MPS)

She may be an Ohio native, but AC Jones has Nashville running through her veins. After four years of balancing a musical career and a college education in biochemistry, Jones signed to independent country music label, SSM Nashville, in the Spring of 2017. Her debut single, “Buses and Trains”, was released to country radio across the nation on November 6, 2017. Read on…

6:30 PM – Randy Strader & The Tribute Band (KCC)

On lead guitar and vocals is Randy Strader who was the leader of Randy & the Renegades which was the first local Rock and Roll band to earn national recognition with its dual hit record “High Tension” and “4-Speed” in 1962. The band was also part of Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars show in 1962 and 1963. Read on…

7 PM – Diana Chittester (MPS)

Blending the storytelling roots of folk music with the animation of rock, Diana Chittester’s live performance is brought to life by her signature percussive, multi-part acoustic guitar playing and vulnerable lyrical testimonies. Read on…

8 PM – Ms Waskins and Baxter Burgundy (MPS)

The vocal stylings of Ms Courtney Waskin and the musical adventures she finds herself in. Read on…

9 PM – JD Eicher (MPS)

“The music that I’m writing and releasing is really mirroring who I am and where I am at that time in my life. It’s easy to perform songs when they’re very true.” So says JD Eicher, the Youngstown, OH-area born and bred musician. Read on…

10 PM – Willis Gordon Band (MPS)

From the Magical Waters of Canton, Ohio, The same city that brought the World, The O.J.’s, Boz Scaggs, Macy Grey, and even Marilyn Manson – Meet Willis Gordon. Read on…

LOCAL VENUES

Salem Historical Society

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10 AM - 2 PM – Rock & Roll Trolley Tours - By Reservation

Enjoy a blast into the past as you visit the places Al. J. went to school, wrote and played when he lived in Salem, Ohio. Hear how he named and helped to shape the music revolution called Rock & Roll. These are 1 hour guided trolley tours. You must make a reservation. $15 per person. Call 330-337-6733 to reserve. Tour departs from 239 S. Lundy in Salem. Visit salemhistoricalsociety.org for times.

10 AM - 1 PM – Alan Freed Exhibit

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United Methodist Church

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10 AM - 3 PM – Praise Band

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LiBs Market

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10 AM – Ron Grey

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1 PM – Austin Hutton

More information to come. See you at LiBs!!

Salem Community Theatre

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1-3 PM – Awesome Fun Music Show

This Annual Awesome Fun Music Show will feature 35 students from Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties – performing along with Special Guests!! FREE ADMISSION. Performing songs from: Adele, Journey, Camila Cabello, Chicago, Barry Manilow, Zedd, Deep Purple, Coldplay, Queen, Phil Collins, The Beatles, AC/DC, Led Zepplin, Metallica, Barbara Streisand, Christopher Cross, Simply Red, Elton John, Judas Priest, The Surfaris and many more!!! Read on…

8 PM – Comedy w/ Jimmy the Evangelist

This just in! For one night only Jimmy The Evangelist!! Jimmy will cure what ailes you. Jimmy the Evangelist brings his southern evangelistical comedy to the stage with a style like you have never seen. From baptisms, curing world hunger, and growing up poor Jimmy covers it in this hour and how ever else long he wants to talk show. For tickets call the box office at 330-332-9688 ext. 3 or PURCHASE TICKET ONLINE HERE >

Fernangles

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2:00 PM – Pig Roast & More!!

Enjoy the Pig Roast from a smoker on location (including sides), plus, free pool all day and corn hole competition at 3PM. Drink specials and door prize happening!!

8:00 PM – Dan the Man Duo

Don’t miss the rock at this local favorite and enjoy the PIG ROAST (including dinner and sides) starting at 2PM!!

State Street Tattoo

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5 PM – Leo D'Angelo

Youngstown, Ohio based singer and songwriter with Blues fueled Americana. Read on…

Liebe Wein

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5-8 PM – Katie O'Neil Duo

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9-12 PM – Diana Chittester

Blending the storytelling roots of folk music with the animation of rock, Diana Chittester’s live performance is brought to life by her signature percussive, multi-part acoustic guitar playing and vulnerable lyrical testimonies. Read on…

BB Rooners

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8-12 PM – Mike Web

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Boneshakers

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8-12 PM – Ron Grey

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The Foundry

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8-12 PM – Starset

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Flying Pig Saloon

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9:30-12:30 PM – Velocity

High energy rock from the 70’s through today.