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More than 170 local, regional, national and international musical acts will come together in Cincinnati to perform at the 2013 MidPoint Music Festival (MPMF), which today releases the official showcase schedule on its website, MPMF.com. The 12th annual festival will present three spectacular days of live music on 16 stages in Over The Rhine and adjoining Downtown Cincinnati on Thursday, Sept. 26, Friday Sept. 27 and Saturday Sept. 28, 2013.
Thursday September 26 Highlights
Shuggie Otis, Cody ChesnuTT, Kurt Vile and the Violators, The Thermals, Bleached, Snowmine, Baths, Ha Ha Tonka, Vandaveer, Nat Baldwin, Dent May
Friday September 27 Highlights
The Head And The Heart, Youth Lagoon, Warpaint, Murder By Death, Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons, Nicholas David (recent 3rd place finish on The Voice), Secret Colours, Kishi Bashi, Caveman, Damien Jurado. On and On, San Fermin
Saturday September 28 Highlights
The Breeders, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Daughter, Foxygen, METZ, Wild Cub, Deap Vally, Birds of Chicago, Bad Veins, Twin Peaks
The Cincinnati music scene is well represented once again at this year’s MPMF. A list of area artists confirmed for the fest: Eclipse; Seabird; The Pinstripes; Young Heirlooms; Us, Today; Saturn Batteries; Sun Country; Darlene; Jody Stapleton and The Generals; Electric Citizen; Magnolia Mountain; Allan Pray; The Tigerlilies; Kelly Thomas and the Fabulous Pickups; Public; The Ready Stance; Mad Anthony; Mama's Porch Band; Hickory Robot; Ben Lapps; Ohio Knife; Honeyspiders; New Vega; Archer's Paradox; The Perfect Children; You, You're Awesome; Goose; Chick Pimp, Coke Dealer at a Bar; Plastic Inevitables; redkattseven; SHADOWRAPTR; Halvsies; DAAP Girls; The Cincy Brass; We Are Snapdragon; Black Signal; The Happy Maladies; ADM; Molly Sullivan; Come On Caboose; SOHIO; and The Kickaways. And Cincy Indie Pop greats The Fairmount Girls are slated to make their record 12th consecutive appearance at the 12th annual festival.
“Thank you to our very special sponsors and partners who have committed to building and growing Cincinnati’s unique, annual music celebration,” said MPMF Artistic Director, Dan McCabe. “Thank you to Cincinnati’s musicians and music fans for helping us deliver another music festival that will showcase Cincinnati as a vibrant city rich in music history with a willingness to explore new frontiers in music-making.”