It's all music, all the time lately, and there's nothing wrong with that. We just got a list of the initial lineup for this year's Independents' Day Festival in September:
roeVy The Receiver JBRW (three-quarters New Bomb Turks) 21 pilots Colin Gawel Necropolis Clay (reunion show) Ex-Whites Kyle Sowashes Nathan Snell And The Country Sound Sundown (TK Webb) Ipps Wing and Tusk Ride to Ruin Birds of Hair Bum Wealthy Mt. Carmel Slick City Ramblers The Main Street Gospel She Bears Phillip Fox Band Bird and Flower G Finesse and the NS Crew George Elliot Underground Trains Across the Sea Swimsuit Edition Survivalist
Festival organizers said in a statement they expect to announce several more bands in late August. Independents' Day will be Saturday, Sept. 17 along the Gay Street corridor, between High and Third streets, Downtown. The festival benefits Music Loves Ohio, which provides access to musical instruments to underserved children in Central Ohio.