Let’s rock and rock. It’s time to get them rock shoes on and party with your favorite hard rock group. This year Dirtfest put on a weekend of fun and music with a very big line up starting on Aug 7 and going threw Aug 8 2015.
The first day of dirt fest was on Friday Aug 7 2015 and saw a small crowd coming out at 2 pm to get a chance to see some of there wild and crazy band they love to see and hear. The door open up at 2 pm to let people in, how ever with this being the first day there wasn’t many band playing on the smaller stage only the two main stage. So hopeful next year they will open them up on the first day as well. But even with the small stage not open up there was still lot of great band to year like the following HELLYEAH, COAL CHAMBER, FEAR FACTORY, MUSHROOMHEAD, KING 810, JASTA, BEYOND THRESHOLD, UPONG A BURNING BODY, THE CONVALESCENCE and BELOW THE TIDE. They all put on a great preforms for there fans on Friday with some wild and creative way to keep the crowd involved in the music. One of which was the group Mushroomhead who not only sang there song, but the lead singer sister was one on hand that day to sing a few of the song with her big brother before she left to travel all the way to Washington to play with her own band. But that not all they had in line for the crowd that had show up. but with big drum that band member bang which splash water all over the group they brought out squirt gun to cool the group off with there wild and crazy stunts as show in the photo.
But with all the band playing on the main stage there still was a lot to see and do even for the little of us rocker out there. A small company right out of Pinconning Michigan, Brought a few blow up game for people to check out like a baseball game where kid get to hit plastic ball as they float so they could hit them at a target. But there was also a foot ball game and a huge 30ft dino where people could hit a tennis ball into it’s mouth. There was also on hand the us Army, Machine Shop, Bands selling t-shirts and other items. They where all there for the whole weekend as well
Now with all that there was still more to come with Saturday fun will date of music with the side stage opening up for the small local band to play on stage for there fans as well as the big act preforming on the main stage. The following line up is the list of preforms that played for the huge fans that came out and started lining up at 8 am before the door even open up.
Saturday Aug 8 2015 Line up: DOWN, POP EVIL, TAPROOT (1st SHOW IN 2 YEARS), KOTTON MOUTH KINGS, WE ARE HARLOT, STARSET, EYES SET TO KILL, MURDER F.M.,FROM ASHES TO NEW, RED SUN RISING, BLUE FELIX, ANOTHER LOST YEAR, CHILD BITE, THE BAD CHAPTER, DAVEY SUICIDE, DEADRINGER,PSYCHOSTICK, BEAST IN THE FIELD, CRITICAL BILL, KALEIDO, AUTUMN COMA, DEVERAUX, THROUGH THE ASHES, NUISANCE, HEARTSICK, IT LIES WITHIN, KID BROTHER COLLECTIVE, ADABOY!, CADRE, VI CODE INCENSE, DYSTOPIAN I, AINT RIDLEY, DEATH OF THE PARTY, WOLFSHARK, BRODY AND THE BUSCH ROAD TRIO, BULLETPROOF SNOW, FIVE HUNDREDTH YEAR, H.R. RUSTICA, REIGN, HARLOW, SYDETRAKT, THE 2ND SYSTEM, THE PERSEVERING PROMISE, THE FINALE, THIS IS LIFE THIS IS LIVING, VICARIANT, BLACK FLOWER BLOSSOM, DRAWN TO FURY, STATE THE ODDS, FOR THESE REASONS I BELIEVE, HELL RIDES NORTH, CONCRETE ANGELS,THE MATT RYAN BAND.
All the band that preform on Saturday didn’t disappoint again this year. They also put on a wild and crazy show for there fans even if some of them was on the small stage where the crows where a bit small and you could get closer to your favorite bands.
So over all this year was another big success with all the performer and party people that show up to get a chance to see there favorite bands playing. Let’s see what next year bring in band, with that being there 5 year of the event will we see if bigger band hit the main stage as well more little stage for local band to preform on . Only time will tell.
Check out some of the great photo below.