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The third annual ‘HopCat WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival’ returns for another year of live musical entertainment, with anticipation to enliven the city with a combination of singing, dancing, and intricate instrumental work. Organized by Quinn Mathews, Studio C Music Operations Manager, the festival will once again be the epicenter of things music at ArtPrize 10.

Held September 28 and 29, the festival features two mind-blowing days and nights of FREE musical entertainment featuring musicians and bands from across the country — all competing for the chance to win the ‘ArtPrize Song of the Year’ award.


Friday // September 28

The Blue Bridge Music Festival will kick off on Friday, September 28 at 4 p.m. with a live broadcast on WYCE’s station, followed by three performances:

Saturday // September 29

The festivities will continue on Saturday, September 29 — kicking off once again with a live broadcast on WYCE at Noon, followed by five performances:


You won't need tickets to enjoy the HopCat WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival! Both days and nights are completely free, yes FREE! Come when you can and stay as long as you'd like.


All participating musicians at the two-day festival are eligible for the ArtPrize 10 public vote competition in the time-based category. The ArtPrize public will also award an additional prize. By casting their votes through the ArtPrize mobile app, visitors will award a single artist the distinction of ‘ArtPrize Song of the Year’ and a $1,000 cash prize, presented by HopCat.

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