Ballyhoo has its own personality

Staff report


The 2013 Ballyhoo Music Festival will take place from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Biketown Harley-Davidson, 5700 Interstate Blvd., featuring headliners Unsaid Fate and the Midlife Chryslers, featuring Michael Stanley.

The annual event includes performances by 40 bands on two stages. Admission is $5 (those who purchase a wristband Friday will get in free Saturday). Parking is free.

Now in its third year, Ballyhoo is adding bands with a national reputation as it expands.

“Ballyhoo is starting to take on a personality of its own,” said Scott Austalosh, event founder and organizer.

For information, go to Here is a list of performers:


Unsaid Fate, 9 p.m.

Chris Rockwell & Stickball Social Club (Asbury Park, N.J.)

The Rage

New Pharmacy

Chris Hatton (Cleveland )


Super Cheef

White Cadillac


Neon Avenue

Ryan Ross & The Y-Town Syndicate


Midlife Chryslers, featuring Michael Stanley and Marc Lee Shannon, 8 p.m.

Joe Vitale Jr. / Laser Show (Canton )

Stolen Rhodes (Philadelphia)

Northern Whale

Teddy Pantelas

Heidi Burson (Nashville )


Chris Rockwell & Stickball Social Club (Asbury Park, Pa.)

Electric Mayhem (Cleveland)

Whiskey Riders (Lexington, Ky.)

Solar Pilots

Perfect Pair

Chakras (Cincinnati)

Frank Weston

Remains of Jade

Patrick McLaughlin Band (Columbus)

Jollet Hollow (Lexington, Ky.)

Mr. Lucky

Trial & Error

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.