All Roads Fest begins filling its lineup

Mar 18, 2017
Paranoid Social Club

Belfast — Pass are on sale online, at the Belfast Co-op and at all Bull Moose locations for the third annual All Roads Music Festival, set for Saturday, May 20, all around Belfast. All Roads is a celebration of local and indie music talent that brings some of Maine's finest emerging musicians under one banner in a city known for its passionate support of the arts and locally grown creative talent.

Performances, panels, artist development sessions and special events will be held in multiple venues throughout Belfast. At least 30 bands and more than 100 Maine musicians from across the state will participate.

Artists set to perform include The Ballroom Thieves, Spose, Mallett Brothers Band, Henry Jamison, Kenya Hall Music, Paranoid Social Club, Spencer Albee, Weakened Friends, Wait, Hannah Daman and the Martelle Sisters, Chris Ross and the North, GoldenOak, Thorn & Shout, Shane Reis, Midwestern Medicine, Tall Horse, The Restless Atlantic, Joel Thetford, Forget, Forget, When Particles Collide, Cape Cannons and more.

The Festival Pass, which grants admission to all festival performances and panels, is $25 in advance, $30 at the door. The VIP Pass, which includes line advantage, opening/closing parties and a T-shirt, is $35/$40.

Individual admission, only as space allows, to the opening (Friday, May 19) and closing parties is $10 each; and individual admission to any festival set, also only as space allows, will be $7 on festival day.

To purchase passes online, visit The fest’s Facebook page is updated regularly as acts are booked. All Roads is a program of Launchpad, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts incubator in Maine. For more information, email

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