New festival debuts at Broad Ripple Park on Labor Day weekend

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Broad Ripple Park will host a three-day arts and music festival set for Labor Day weekend.

Single day tickets, daily lineup details and additional acts were announced for the inaugural three-day White River Arts & Music Festival (WARMfest) taking place Saturday, August 31; Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2 at Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis.

The festival will feature five stages and will include a mix of national, regional and local talent.

Early bird single-day tickets are $30 per day and go on sale this Friday, June 14 at 10:00 am (EST) at & or charge-by-phone at 877-4-FLY-TIX (435-9849). Three-day admission passes for WARMfest are on sale now for only $70.

See single-day line-ups here.

Saturday, August 31:
Mayer Hawthorne
Delta Spirit – Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr – Kopecky Family Band -
We Are Hex – Roadkill Ghost Choir - Pravada – The Lonely Wild -
Gabby Love - Gentlemen Hall - Josh Larner – Anderson East -

Sunday, September 1:
Big Head Todd and the Monsters
JJ Grey & Mofro – Red Wanting Blue – Lily & Madeleine -
JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers – Hero Jr. – Machines Are People Too –
The Kingston Springs – Max Allen Band – Whiskey Bent Valley Boys –
The United States Three - Bailiff – The Dub Knight – Brett Wiscons – The Easthills – Cory Williams -

Monday, September 2:
Michael Franti and Spearhead
G. Love & Special Sauce – Special Guest TBD - DJ Logic –
Woodstove Flapjacks - Action Jackson – Hazel Miller –
James Wallace & The Naked Light - Staying for the Weekend – Indiana Jones – Oreo Jones – PHENOM – Carrie & The Clams – Jessie & Amy -

WARMfest will also include a large array of live entertainment across all five stages including DJs, theatre groups, and national talent. The 2013 installment of the Broad Ripple Music Fest, a staple Indianapolis music event, will take place at WARMfest this year and will secure and host the local live music stages.

The Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace changes locations each month and for September will be held at WARMfest throughout the weekend. In addition, WARMfest will also include waterfront exhibitions from local organizations, a dedicated area for non-profit environmental groups, recycling education areas, off-site parking with shuttle service to and from the event grounds and free bicycle parking at the event entrance.

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