Gin Blossoms, Edwin McCain headline first Depot District Music Fest

March 7, 2017
By Staff Reports

Nationally known performers The Gin Blossoms and Edwin McCain will headline the first Depot District Music Fest on April 8, the City of Lexington announced. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Breeden Insurance Amphitheater in the Depot District.

Other performers will include The Lilly Brothers, The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band-On The Border, The Steppin’ Stones and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

Located in the historic Depot District of uptown Lexington between...

The Lilly Brothers

Gin Blossoms

Holy Ghost Tent Revival

Edwin McCain

The Steppin Stones

The Ultmate Eagles Tribute
On The Border

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March 6, 2017

Lexington Announces Inaugural Depot District Music Fest

Located in the historic train depot district of Uptown Lexington, the inaugural Depot District Music Fest will celebrate community, music and the city’s full-steam-ahead progress toward the district’s revitalization. This year’s lineup includes the Gin Blossoms, Edwin McCain, the Lilly Brothers, the Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band-On The Border, the Steppin Stones and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.

Festival pricing will be staggered beginning with $25 early bird tickets for adult general admission going on sale on March 7th at 8:00am via After March 13th, ticket prices will increase incrementally to $35 and then $45 for adult general admission at the gate. Ticket pricing for children 12 & under, with paying adult, will include unlimited access to rides, games and activities for sale at $10 online and $15 at the gate.  VIP tickets will be available for $75. Only 100 VIP tickets will be sold that entitles holders to a dedicated front-of-stage viewing area, an exclusive VIP tent, and access to a private bar and restrooms.

Gates will open to the public at 11:00 a.m. at 333 S. Main Street, with the main event entrance on E. 3rd Avenue. The music fest will kick off at 12:00 p.m. and feature music, beer & wine, food truck vendors and children’s games and activities. With reentry permitted, festivalgoers can enjoy dining and shopping in the Uptown Lexington Historic District.

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