LadyFest Dayton is back this weekend and will support tragedy fund, tornado relief

Paige Beller & Kyleen Downes | Saturday, July 20 | Rock   Levitt Pavilion Dayton has announced its 2019 season. This year’s concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. There will be a family concerts third Sunday of each month — except Sunday, July 21 — at 4:30 p.m. The Greatest Showman will be shown t the pavilion Sunday, July 21 beginning at at dusk as part of the PNC Family Series.

LadyFest Dayton is still going strong. 

The annual two-day salute to the contributions of women in the arts will take place this weekend at the Yellow Cab Building in the Oregon District.

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Two big things to know about this year’s event:

1. All are welcome to Ladyfest Dayton this weekend. This event isn’t just for the ladies.

2. This year, Yellow Cab Tavern will donate the door proceeds to The Dayton Foundation to aid the victims and families hurt by the recent tragedies in the Dayton community.

This is an annual, volunteer run event celebrating women in art and music.

As always, local musician Paige Beller and her team of do-gooders have been in constant idea mode to make this year’s festival of music, visual art, comedy and poetry even more entertaining than all its predecessors. Here are four things that should do just that.

💪 WRESTLING!

LadyFest will open up with bouts from strong women wrestlers from Dayton and beyond thanks to POSER Wrestling

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🎨 ART AND MORE ART

Last year’s Ladyfest, hosted at the Yellow Cab Tavern, took place over two days and featured more than 30 musical acts, visual artists, burlesque dancers, comedians, an adult and children’s fashion show, and much more.  Both men and women of Dayton came together to support this celebration of women in the arts.
Photo: Allegra Czerwinski

There will be an art show featuring local and regional artists

Paige Beller & Kyleen Downes (pictured) | Saturday, July 20 | Rock Levitt Pavilion Dayton has announced its 2019 season. This year’s concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. There will be a family concerts third Sunday of each month — except Sunday, July 21 — at 4:30 p.m. The Greatest Showman will be shown t the pavilion Sunday, July 21 beginning at at dusk as part of the PNC Family Series

🎵 LIVE PERFORMANCES

Over a dozen bands with female musicians and/or vocalists are part of the lineup for the festival including Kyleen Downes, Neo American Pioneers, Lioness, Abertooth Lincoln, Jasper the Colossal and more.

Friday, Sept. 13

Doors at 6 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - S.O.N.A Songwriter Showcase

7:20 p.m.  - Kyleen Downes (band)

7:55 p.m. - Neo American Pioneers

8:30 p.m. - Sheri Streeter

9:05 p.m.  - a Shade of Red

9:40 p.m. - Amber Hargett Music (and the Who's Who)

10:15 p.m. - YIKES A BAND

10:50 p.m. - Abertooth Lincoln

11:25 p.m. - Houseghost

12 p.m. - Lashes

12:35 p.m. - SKRT

Saturday, Sept 14, Doors at 4 p.m.  

4:30pm - A Minor Student Showcase

5:30pm - SONA : The Society of Neutral Angels Songwriters in the Round

6:35pm - novena

7:10pm - New World Natives

7:45pm - Jess Lamb and The Factory

8:20pm - Calamity Day

8:55pm- Creamboy

9:30pm - Lioness

10:05pm - Shellshag

10:40pm - Lung

11:15pm - Flatty Patty, Murray, and Mister Ri

11:50pm- Abertooth Lincoln

12:25pm - Jasper the Colossal

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🍻 LADYFEST BEER AND FOOD TRUCKS

Branch & Bone Artisan Ales will premier a limited edition Ladyfest Dayton 2019 beer, "The Liz Lemon" — a hazy lemongrass pale ale.

Yellow Cab also offers a full bar.

Food trucks will be on hand serving up their best eats.

The newest food truck on the block, The Pizza Bandit, will be on site at Yellow Cab, its permanent home.

>> New late night pizza by the slice truck about to debut

WANT TO GO?

What: LadyFest Dayton 2019

When: Sept. 13 (6 p.m.-12 a.m.), Sept. 14 (4 p.m.-12 a.m.)

Where: Yellow Cab Building, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton

Cost: $7 donation each day, children under 12 free with parent. Donations will be given to the Dayton Foundation to support victims of the Memorial Day tornadoes and the Oregon District Tragedy Fund.

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