The 2nd Annual Elm City Music Fest brought over sixty bands to town last weekend,
at 8 clubs, all in walking distance of each other on Crown, College, & Temple Streets.
Proof that the festival was a success: there was no physical way for me to
photograph every band— way too much music!
Elm City Music Fest photo highlights:
|Brian & Mike helped organize & coordinate the music industry panels at the New Haven Hotel|
|Vic Steffens of Horizon Music Group (center), helmed the event, and this panel at the New Haven Hotel|
|Vechel was just one of the many sound professionals keeping the event running smoothly – go to his band page|
|Ethan Levy of ‘Ghostwalk’ on stage – go to their band page here.|
|Rich Rivers on guitar with New York’s ‘James Mauri 4’ at the New Haven Tavern – more info here|
|Jeffrey Gaines headlined Stella Blues on Saturday Night – go to his site here|
|Christopher Bousquet plays to the super- attentive crowd at Kelly’s – his band page here|
|Danielle & Jennifer wowed the crowd at Cask Republic – view their info here|
|CrossFire are from France, and played at the Cask Republic on Crown Street – more info on CrossFire here.|
|A.J. from ‘In The Red’ cranks it up in Cafe Nine – more info here|
|Panelists, Musicians, and DJ’s Gary Gone & Frank Critelli of Cygnus Radio|
|the Taylor Tote band from New Jersey played at more than one venue, go to her music page|
|Giada hails from Italy, and more recently, Philadelphia – more info here|
|Jocelyn Arndt quietly set up her piano… and then tore this place apart!|
View a video of her band performing their hit song “Cinderella” here
|Elm City Music Fest – already planning for next year’s annual event!|
Note: all band links in this post are active, click under each photo to hear more.
All Photographs © Mike Franzman
but sharing is enthusiastically encouraged