CageFest (The Utica Zoo Edition)
The first annual festival CageFest at the Utica Zoo will take place on August 24th from 11AM – Midnight at the Deerfield Firemans Field. This will be a family friendly event. All proceeds benefit the Utica Zoo’s sea lion exhibit.
Our goal has been to create fun and unique events that not only will you remember, but also respect. CageFest is surely going to continue this philosophy! We strive to give back to a community that has helped us so much!
This year CageFest (The Utica Zoo Edition) will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11a.m.-Midnight at the Deerfield Firemans Field and will be a family friendly event with many attractions to be announced soon.
We are also bringing you a CageFest Pre-Party on Friday, Aug. 23 at Club Piccolo on 807 Broad St. Utica, N.Y. from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.!
8/24- Headliner: Blanco Diablo (Dark Lord Records – Sony/ATV) – They are a 3 piece hard rock band from Charlotte, NC.
The tracks from their new album “Attack the Fire” were recorded and produced in the UK by Grammy nominated producer Chris Tsangarides (Thin Lizzy, Anvil, Gary Moore, Judas Priest, Depeche Mode, Tragically Hip).
THE OFFICIAL 2013 CAGEFEST (UTICA ZOO EDITION) LINEUP SCHEDULE:
11AM * FALLING FROM ONE
12PM * SLUG
1PM * PACINELLO (RECENTLY VOTED ONE OF THE TOP 15 BANDS IN THE COUNTRY FOR BEST NEW TALENT FOR THE GRAMMYS)
2PM * STORM CELL
3PM * A DYING BREED
4PM * DEVOUR
5PM * COSTON
6PM * WICKED
7PM * LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY
8PM * CATASTROPHE ME
9PM * ENEMY DOWN
10PM * STONE SOUL FOUNDATION
11PM * BLANCO DIABLO *** HEADLINER***
In addition to the bands, we will also have many fun attractions to compliment the live music all day long!
For the Adults:
* Mechanical Bull
* CageFest Arts/Crafts Sale (Including vendors from all over NYS)
* CageFest Tattoo Expo (5 CNY located shops gunning their way to win the top prize)
* Food Trucks (From all over CNY)
For the kids:
* The Utica ZooMobile will be on hand with some very special friends from the Zoo.
* Face Painting
* Scavenger Hunt (With a special prize for the winner)
* Bounce Houses
* Concessions Games
* Expected ticket prices will be as follows:
Adults (12 & over) $11 presale and $13 at the gate
Children (6-11) $5
Children (5 and younger) Free
THE OFFICIAL 2013 CAGEFEST PRE-PARTY LINEUP SCHEDULE:
9PM * A DYING BREED
10PM * THE BOMB
11PM * AFTER EARTH
12 PM * BLANCO DIABLO *** HEADLINER ***
1 AM * MOLE AND THE LEVEL ANTZ
***The Pre-Party is 18 & Over***
* 8/23 Expected Ticket Prices:
Under 21 $10
***** 8/24 CageFest Presale Tickets May Be purchased by contacting the Hosts Eric Hall 315-225-7057 or Rachael Hall 315-235-5127 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/523056681082404/