Hawthorne Heights is back for fifth annual Dayton is for Lovers music festival

If you’re looking for a music festival with Dayton-based bands, then you’re in luck. The 5th annual Dayton is for Lovers Gem City Music Festival returns to the Yellow Cab Tavern this weekend.

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The all-ages show kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, when doors open, with live music starting shortly after.

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Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

"Hometown shows are truly special to us and we are excited to be able to make this happen for the fifth year in a row! " Hawthorne Heights posted on the event Facebook page.

The lineup — to be set the day of the show — includes :

Hawthorne Heights, Nightbeast, RIND, Heavy Things, Weathervein, Seth Canan and the Carriers, Crosley Court, Life In Idle, Blackwater, Goodnightgoodnight, Sidekick Complex and Paper Soldiers.

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Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

The band is also making a very limited number of T-shirts commemorating the fifth Dayton is For Lovers event.  Shirts can be ordered at HawthorneHeightsStore.com and be picked up at the show.

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Yellow Cab has a bar for those of age with identification and there will also be food trucks on site.

Want to go?

WHAT: Dayton is for Lovers Gem City music festival

WHERE: Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. 4th St., Dayton

WHEN: Friday, July 12 from 6 to 11:30 p.m.

TICKETS: Online 

INFO: Facebook

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