The University will hold a music festival and carnival on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 1-10 p.m., at its new outdoor amphitheater. Fun activities and food will be offered, beginning at 1 p.m., and local live music will start at 2 p.m. The band Elephants Dancing will open at 7:30 p.m. and headliners Black Tie Stereo will play at 8:45 p.m. The entire event is free and open to the public.
The live music will feature eight local Scranton and Wilkes-Barre bands and artists. The music festival lineup includes alternative-punk artist, James Barrett; alternative-rock band, Permanence; folk-rock band, Old Charades; indie-rock band from Pittsburgh, Hear Tonight; alternative-punk band, Reach for the Sky; alternative-rock band, E57; along with reggae-hip-hop band, Elephants Dancing, and alternative-pop band, Black Tie Stereo, as the featured headliners.
This music festival is co-sponsored by Marywood’s Student Activities Crew (SAC) and Marywood’s alternative-rock radio station, 91.7 VMFM. The event will be Facebook Livestreamed on 91.7 VMFM’s Facebook page.
There will be carnival activities such as tie dye t-shirts, arts and crafts, a bouncy house, vendors, and a merchandise table for each act.
The community is welcome to attend this day of live music and peace. For more information about the event, please follow MaryWoodstock Music Carnival on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or visit marywoodstock.com.