Friday, June 12, 2015

East End Music Fest cancels outdoor events

Posted By on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 4:00 AM

Updated 2:30 p.m.:

Festival organizer John Hutchings spoke with Channel 8 at noon: Along with Flour City Station and Temple Bar & Grille, The Main Street Armory (900 East Main Street) will also host acts previously slated to play at the fest.

The current schedule is:

Haewa, Noble Vibes, Sophistafunk, and Personal Blend will perform at Flour City Station (170 East Avenue) starting at 6 p.m., 21 and over with a $5 admission.

Into the Now will be the sole performer at Temple Bar & Grille (109 East Avenue), starting at 8 p.m.

Doors open at 5 p.m. at the Armory with Divided By Zero, ZBTB, and Neil Van Dorn Band. $5 for those over 21, $10 for those 18 to 21, and free for those 17 and under with an adult.

Food trucks will be at both the East Avenue and East Main Street locations.

The original story:

Outdoor events for Friday’s East End Music Festival have been canceled due to warnings of severe thunderstorms, organizers announced on the event’s Facebook page. But the festival is currently scrambling to keep things going by finding indoor venues to host bands scheduled to play.

According to the festival's page, Sophistafunk, Personal Blend, and ZBTB will perform at Flour City Station (170 East Avenue), and Into the Now will set up at Temple Bar and Grille (109 East Avenue).

From the National Weather Service in Buffalo, Monroe and surrounding counties in western and central New York are under warnings for severe thunderstorms and flash floods, effective from 5 p.m. to late tonight.

City will continue to update this page as more details are announced for tonight's East End Music Fest.

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