Photo of Pig Iron Press
The Elecpencil wants to invite everyone to a cool event he attends every year. I’m talking about:
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Pig Iron Community Street Festival
North Phelps Street, from Commerce Street to Federal Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The festival will include music, magic, poetry, a talent contest and an artist and crafts bazaar and more.
The festival is put on by the Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (PILAW) in association with the Pig Iron Press which has been in business 35 years.
Mission Statement: PILAW is organized to enrich the quality of multi-generational cultural and social life in the Valley by advocating for, sponsoring, and promoting programs in the areas of literature, art, culture, and community.
The following are some of the musical acts and a sampling of their music:
Singer/Songwriter: Adam Jacobs: Fake Loving You
Dog OK: Check out their mp3’s here
The electronic sounds of : Beautiful Day Monster Collective
Here are tunes by: SexTon
Rockin sounds of: Aldous
Great 80’s sounding rock of: Makayla Dawn
The acoustic indie sounds of: the City Beneath/Chazz Sutton
The events entertainment will also feature: The Leonard Cohen Ensemble of One, Indian Catastrophe, Jason Alan Magic, Lemon Grove Medicine Show, Dr. RAY’S Amazing Side Show of Science, the Talent Show and the Pig Iron Poets!
Come celebrate the “common unity” of the Youngstown community at this great free event!
“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” ~ Larry Lujack