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.
The all-ages show kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, when doors open, with live music starting shortly after.
>> PHOTOS: Hawthorne Heights through the years
“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.
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.
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.