‘Tis the season of festival line-ups, and Michigan’s BLED Fest presented by Fusion Shows and DIME Detroit just announced an incredible. Headlining the 18th year of the festival at the Hartland Performing Arts Center in Howell, MI is Joyce Manor, Basement, Foxing, Andrea Gibson, Norma Jean, and Remo Drive, among others.
As it tradition, many Michigan local bands will be gracing the stage this year. Alt-Indie band A Year in New York is among one of them. Last year, the band packed the room full of people wanting to catch their set.
Stories Untold, If Walls Could Talk and Desires are also anticipated to have some kick-ass sets. One of the heaviest locals on the bill is Backswing, a Detroit based hardcore band fronted by Marissa Ward.
Returning for their third time is Hot Mulligan, a pop-punk band from Northern Michigan that is catching fire right now. You can check out our chat with the band about BLED Fest here.
BLED Fest has successfully taken on the role of making the festival a safe place for all involved, and saw controversy earlier in the month upon announcing Malcolm London for the show, but upon learning of his history converning sexual abuse, took him out of the lineup.
In addition, the festival advertises itself as being 100% substance free.
The festival takes place on Saturday, May 26 at Hartland Performing Arts Center in Howell, MI. Tickets are available now and can be purchased here.
Check out the complete line up below!