Western Avenue’s Third Annual Street Festival This Summer Brings Local Acts

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 30, 2017) — To kick off the school year and say farewell to summer, the historic Western Avenue, in partnership with New Belgium Brewing, is bringing back their annual street festival, WestFest, on August 19. Food trucks, music, Fat Tire beer, a new local vendor market and more will take over Western between NW 41st and NW 43rd from noon to 10 p.m. Support from Saint Loretto, LTZ, Fiawna Forte, Vonna Pearl and TWIGGS have just been added to the lineup with Beau Jennings and the Tigers and KALO headlining the festival.

The main stage will be located on Western Avenue between VZDs and A Date with Iris on 41st Street. The supporting stage will be inside the Will Rogers Theatre for the latter part of the festival.

Main Stage:

12:00 - Stephen Salewon

1:00 - The So Help Me’s

2:00 - Fiawna Forte

3:00 - Gum

4:00 - The Big News

5:00 - Roots of Thought

6:00 - L.T.Z.

7:00 - Saint Loretto

8:00 - KALO

9:00 - Beau Jennings and the Tigers

Will Rogers Stage:

3:30 - Smoochie Wallus

4:30 - Zunis

5:30 - The Indigos

6:30 - Katie Williams

7:30 - TWIGGS

8:30 - Vonna Pearl

“The band and I are very excited to return to WestFest to headline this year,” musician Beau Jennings said. “It’s always great to be part of events that go a long way towards enriching the community.

“Mark it on your calendars. Bring a lawn chair. Wear your earplugs. And get a sitter.”

Beau Jennings and the Tigers have been hard at work at a new album, and they’ve been putting a lot of studio time into it. Jennings also won the 2017 WoodyFest Songwriting Contest and will be performing twice in Okemah, OK July 14 to July 17 in honor of Woody Guthrie.

WestFest is made possible with the help of community partners and sponsors: New Belgium Fat Tire, MidFirst Bank, Hideaway Pizza, Capital Distributing, Oklahoma Shirt Company, Savory Spice Shop, Beck’s Garage, Deep Fork Group and Guestroom Records.

The Western Avenue Association serves to promote and facilitate the good times and good finds on Western Avenue through community engagement, small business support and everything in between.

For more information on WestFest and volunteer opportunities, visit www.westfestok.com

Direct press inquiries to jenn@cellardoormusicgroup.com

 

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