This is a Community Announcement from the Off the Vine Festival. It was not written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit Community Announcements, please send them to Matt Butler at mbutler@ithacavoice.com.

Don’t miss an excellent music alternative in the Ithaca region, the “Off the Vine Festival,” Saturday, September 17th at Robert Treman State Park!  This second annual indie rock fest will be a magical all-day rock event featuring some of the best and brightest bands in New York including The Gunpoets!

Bands to perform are: Rena Guinn, Kitestring, Leo and the Maydays, The Ilium Works, Feed the Fire, Secret Service Men, Rachel Beverly, Metasequoia, Gunpoets, Rev Ezra, and Spazzare!

The Gunpoets use the voice as a weapon, words as bullets, and spread the universal message of peace, love, and justice through music.

“This live hip-hop band from Ithaca, runs with a positive message and uplifting performances which are a staple at regional festivals such as GrassRoots, Blue Heron & more”! – John Carter (Executive Producer at New Vine Records)

Off the Vine Festival is a family-friendly event featuring local craft, food, and beverage vendors particularly – Lucky Hare Brewing and South Hill Cider.