Fiction Forest festival to feature 15 bands

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It’s being called Fiction Forest, but the musical lineup is for real.

The outdoor rock music festival that will take place Saturday at B&O Station will feature 15 bands with a mostly indie-rock flavor.

The lineup includes Youngstown acts Spirit of the Bear and Northern Whale, plus Vibe & Direct (Cleveland), Captain Kidd (Columbus) and Clubhouse (Athens).

Admission is $15 at the gate. Bands will take turns playing on the main stage and the dockside stage. A midway of food and beer vendors, as well as arts items, will be set up.

Here is the schedule:


3 p.m.: Hypnotist

4 p.m.: The BLVD

5 p.m.: Vertical 48

6 p.m.: Kossuth and the Turncoat

7 p.m.: The Labra Brothers

8:30 p.m.: Northern Whale

10 p.m.: Spirit of the Bear

Midnight: Vibe & Direct


3:30 p.m.: Shultz and the I.C.

4:30 p.m.: Highland Rose

5:30 p.m.: Rob Fellman and Jon Scott

6:30 p.m.: VISIT

7:45 p.m.: East 9th

9:15 p.m.: Captain Kidd

11:15 p.m.: Clubhouse

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