Schedule of events.
Frederick’s 30th annual In the Street festival is on Saturday, September 8th. This beloved celebration shows off all that Frederick has to offer, including art, food, entertainment, and fun for all ages. "The festivities will begin with the "Market Street Mile" at 8:45 am, while the event itself will officially kick off at 11 am and proceed through the day, ending with the "Up The Creek Party" at 5:00 pm at the Carroll Creek Amphitheatre," said Jen Martin, Marketing Coordinator for Celebrate Frederick. Below is a list of events:
MARKET STREET MILE
: September 8th, 8:45 am
Kick off In the Street with this one-mile run down Market Street. Designed for beginners and experts alike, the run features various heats including Women’s Mile, Men’s Mile, Family Run, and more! Pre-registration is recommended, by mail or online at celebratefrederick.com. ($15 if postmarked by August 30, 2012). Day-of registration begins at 7:30 am at the Frederick YMCA. For more information on the Market Street Mile, contact Rupert Bullard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN THE STREET FESTIVAL
: September 8th, 11-5pm
The day’s activities are set to begin at 11am on Saturday morning. Get ready for a day filled with your favorite local shops and vendors throughout downtown Frederick, and be prepared to discover some new favorites too. The food, entertainment and vendors will be located on Market Street beginning at South Market Street and Carroll Creek and continuing up to North Market Street and 7th Street.
GEICO CREEKSIDE MARKET
: South Side of Carroll Creek Linear Park
See a variety of art, jewelry and crafts from the local artisan community of Frederick. Browse these handcrafted selections located along Carroll Creek and treat yourself to a few new purchases. Sponsored by Geico.
: North Side Carroll Creek Linear Park
Take a trip around the world without leaving downtown Frederick! Entertainment and activities in this block will take you from Africa and India to Scotland, South America and beyond. Enjoy live performances throughout the day at the International Block performance area under the pergola.
: Located between All Saints Street and Patrick Street
Enjoy the various skills of Frederick’s most athletic groups. Learn about Yoga and Pilates, gymnastics, health and wellness, and so much more. Watch live demonstrations and participate in activities provided by these groups devoted to leading healthy lifestyles through athletics. Brought to you by the Frederick Keys.
BB&T ART BLOCK
: Located between Patrick Street and Church Street
Get ready to be amazed by the outstanding talents of Frederick’s finest creative and performing artists. Allow these talented performers to inspire your creative side by participate in belly dancing lessons, making crafts, playing games and, of course, taking in the on going performances by the various theatre and dance companies of Frederick at the Art Block dance Floor.
: Located between Church Street and Second Street
Learn about the rich history of our city and all the hidden historical treasures being preserved. Come participate in trivia and get information about how to join in volunteering with the groups that work hard to celebrate Frederick’s past and carry it into the future. Brought to you by Celebrate Frederick.
AMICA MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY HEALTH AND FITNESS BLOCK
: Located between Second and Third Street
Join the groups in Frederick devoted to leading healthy and fit lives. Get information about bike groups, fitness activities, healthy eating and overall wellness. Check out the information available and learn how to maintain a healthier lifestyle. Sponsored by Amica Mutual Insurance Company.
GOING GREEN BLOCK
: Located between Third and Fourth Street
Go Green and promote a healthier social, environmental, and economical lifestyle! Play games, get information and learn from the groups in Frederick that support sustainability. Take a sustainability quiz and learn how to do your part to help keep the environment healthy and clean. Sponsored by Celebrate Frederick.
CELEBREE LEARNING CENTERS KIDS BLOCK
: Located between Fourth and Fifth Street
Balloon art, model planes, carnival games, prizes and more. This portion of the event is sure to keep youngsters entertained. Don’t miss out on the craft projects and temporary tattoos too! Sponsored by Celebree Learning Centers.
PUBLIC SAFETY BLOCK
: Located between Fifth and Sixth Street
Come out and meet the local heroes that keep our community safe. Get information about the services available in case of an emergency and show your support for those keeping you and your loved ones safe. Don’t miss the annual Open House hosted by Junior Fire Company No.2, located at 535 North Market Street.
: Located between Sixth and Seventh Street
Martial arts demonstrations, aerial acrobatics, games, crafts and more make this area fun for the entire family! Plus, check out the entertainment on the Seventh Street Stage and enjoy local libations at the Beer & Wine Garden located in the Habitat for Humanity ReStore parking lot! $5 cover charge applies.
IN THE STREET ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP
Entertainment kicks off at 11 am and continues through the evening with the Up the Creek Party, featuring the popular 80s cover band The Reflex with all of the nostalgic tunes you love. This year’s event includes a diverse array of performers on three stages that will have audiences of all ages dancing in the streets.
CARROLL CREEK AMPHITHEATRE
Paul Pfau Trio
: Noon - 1 pm
Since 2009, Paul Pfau has been lighting up the East Coast with his electrifying performances at nationally acclaimed clubs such as DC's 9:30 Club and NYC's Bitter End. His soulful vocals and unique mixture of blues, funk, and jazz captivate audiences young and old alike.
Jah Works: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
While rooted firmly in the tradition of authentic Jamaican roots and dancehall, the Baltimore-based Jah Works band also blends elements of hip hop and popular music into their mix. This popular group - who performed at the inauguration of President Obama, among other venues - brings you heavy dose of drum and bass combined with sweet melodies and catchy hooks.
Sticktime: 3 - 4 pm
Covering the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and even 2000 with Bands like 3 Doors Down, Rush, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Tom Petty, Frederick legends Sticktime bring you the classic rock that you want to hear! If you’re looking to have a great time, put on your dancing shoes, grab a nice cold one, and get ready to party with Sticktime!
The Knolly Moles: 4:30 - 5:30 pm
From the street corner to large music venues, the Frederick-based Knolly Moles are energetic and infectious. Their music resonates with diverse crowds, drawing comparisons to a range of artists including Sublime, Jimi Hendrix, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slightly Stoopid, and Dave Matthews. Their song "GGD" was voted as one of top ten songs of Frederick, Maryland by Colin Mcguire of the Frederick News Post.
Let There Be Rock School of Frederick: 6 - 6:45 pm
A combination music lesson facility and after school rock and roll community center, students from the Let There Be Rock School of Frederick sound like the real thing while bringing you the freshest talent in town.
UP THE CREEK: CARROLL CREEK AMPHITHEATRE
The Reflex: 7:15 - 9 pm
Step inside the DeLorean and get ready to go back in time! The Reflex delivers the ultimate musical tribute to the 80’s! The band’s goal is to recreate - some might even say mirror - the sound, vibe, and look of those 80’s mega-bands and one-hit wonders you love, including Bryan Adams, Blondie, Duran Duran, the Go-Go’s, Journey, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and Whitesnake.
99.9 WFRE FREE COUNTRY SECOND STREET STAGE
Lucky Ned Pepper: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Former members of the country group Smokin' Armadillos, Rick Russell and Josh Graham join together to form one of the hottest new acts in country music. . . Lucky Ned Pepper. "We’re not traditional country, but we’re country," Graham says of Lucky Ned Pepper’s music. "We’re just right down the middle country. It’s something different. We do have the advantage where we get to jump into a place where we don’t have to start from scratch, but we’re still starting over in a lot of ways."
Bill Gentry: 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Wild and studied. Crazed and responsible. Sinner and saint. Bill Gentry is a lot of things that don’t seem, at first glance, to fit together. A businessman. A club owner. A preacher’s kid. A former politician. And an artist who will not be denied. If those descriptions sound like an odd assortment of current and past lives - well, they are. But they’re also accurate fragments of Gentry, a complicated, driven soul whose personal contrasts are nicely summed up in Baptized In Temptation. His debut album captures both the rowdy party boy and the thoughtful mate, the country stylist and the blues-rocker.
Heidi Newfield: 3:30 - 4:45 pm
Heidi Newfield’s voice and presence in country music first established her as the center stage star of Trick Pony’s emergence in 2001. Armed with a collaborative history of platinum selling albums, Top 20 singles, ACM and AMA Awards to her credit, her distinctive voice and high-octane energy launched forward into a much-anticipated solo career. Her memorable, self-penned solo hit single "Johnny & June" went on to achieve RIAA certified gold status, now having sold of seven hundred thousand singles. More than just a pretty face, the diminutive blonde is now poised with a fresh round of new music, destined to etch yet another successful notch in an already notable and respected career.
DARCARS TOYOTA & SCION OF FREDERICK THIRD STREET STAGE
Silent Old Mountains: 11 am - Noon
Silent Old Mountains began in the spring of 2011, when a one-off concert snowballed into the full time regional act that they are today. The group’s blend of indie rock, folk, and poetry create a style all their own that has earned them a quick and loyal following.
Bachata VIP: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
The sole bachata group in the DC area, Bachata VIP brings its audiences an authentic musical experience of the highest quality. Billed as the music of the new generation, bachata infuses spicy latin and tropical music for a unique style that will inspire you to get up and dance.
The Shane Gamble Band: 2 - 3 pm
Effortlessly balancing the tightrope between pop, country, Americana, and indie rock, Shane Gamble’s music comes across like a freight train heading full steam on the road less travelled. Propelled by a steady and assured rhythm section, layered guitars, and beautiful vocal harmonies, Shane rhapsodizes about love, loss, and emotional redemption.
Vinyl Rhino: 3:30 - 5 pm
Vinyl Rhino is Maryland's most dynamic variety band. Bringing you all the hits, Vinyl Rhino plays everything from Lady Gaga to Queen, Cee Lo Green to Taylor Swift, Van Halen to Hanson, Snoop Dogg to Rage Against the Machine. Trust us, you know all the words.
106.9 "THE EAGLE" EMERGING ARTISTS SEVENTH STREET STAGE
106.9 The Eagle Emerging Artists Stage will feature rising stars from the Let There Be Rock School Frederick.
GOING GREEN BLOCK OLD TOWNE BEER AND WINE GARDEN
Carousel Rogues: Noon - 1:10 pm
Indie pop-rock band Carousel Rogues features husband-and-wife team Caitlin Nethery and Zach Anslemo, with Dan Wiley joining on keys. Billed as eclectic, whimsical, and enchanting, Carousel Rogues cite amongst their influences Phantom Planet, Beatles, Beach Boys, Wilco, Weezer, No Doubt, Beach Boys, and the Beatles.
The Jug Band: 1:40 - 3 pm
The Jug Band, which started as a group of friends with instruments in their backyards, plays a variety of Americana tunes, including bluegrass, country, folk, and rock. Featuring of four guitars, an accordion, a mandolin, and a revolving cast of band members, The Jug Band is a local favorite sure to entertain.
Secondhand Ramblers: 3:30 - 5 pm
A soulful duet, musicians J.B Dunn and Scott Blecman unfailingly deliver an excited and rooted performance to every stage. With influences like Paul Simon, Counting Crows, with a driven sound of artists like Jimi Hendrix and John Frusciante, The Secondhand Ramblers have created a sound that may "take you back," and will certainly satisfy listeners of every kind.
The day’s celebration would not be complete without the extensive offerings of Frederick’s most prized restaurants and food vendors. The wide array of foods provided this year is sure to satisfy every craving. The hardest choice will be deciding what treats to try first. For a full listing of food vendors, visit www.CelebrateFrederick.com .
BEER AND WINE GARDENS:
Relax and enjoy the beer selections provided by local breweries, Barley and Hops, Brewers Alley and Flying Dog Brewery. Must be 21 years or older with valid ID to enter. Kick back with friends as you enjoy entertainment and a cold beverage at any of the three beer and wine gardens located in the Going Green Block presented by Pella Windows & Doors, in Rock Block and at the Carroll Creek Amphitheater.
A $5 cover charge applies. Pay once and visit any of the gardens and the Up The Creek Party, space permitting. Join the Celebrate Frederick Mobile VIP Club by texting CELEBRATE to 87365 and get $1 off the cover charge.
Stop by the Carroll Creek Beer and Wine Garden to find out how you could take home an In The Street commemorative cup, courtesy of Mjach Designs.
UP THE CREEK PARTY
: Located at the Carroll Creek Amphitheatre
Can’t get enough of In the Street? Continue the festivities at the 2012 Up the Creek Party, presented by Key103 and Flying Dog! Everyone’s favorite after-party will be held at the Carroll Creek Amphitheatre immediately after In the Street, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
Arrive early, because this rockin’ party is sure to sell out! A $5 cover charge applies, and guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID. The event will offer new, canned beer selections from Flying Dog Brewery and will feature a live performance by the popular 80’s cover band The Reflex. Those joining the party early will also catch the energetic Frederick-based group The Knolly Moles, as well as a performance from the Let There Be Rock School of Frederick.
At 7:15, step inside the DeLorean and get ready to go back in time! Party with us as The Reflex delivers the ultimate musical tribute to the 80’s. The band’s goal is to recreate - some might even say mirror - the sound, vibe, and look of those 80’s mega-bands and one-hit wonders you love, including Bryan Adams, Blondie, Duran Duran, the Go-Go’s, Journey, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and Whitesnake.