Steel Bridge: Browne, McFadden

Steel Bridge SongFest '08 Builds Bridges of Creativity while Benefiting a Historic Drawbridge

Jackson Browne
The Steel Bridge SongFest enters its fourth season, June 12-14, of bringing together musicians, songwriters, historic preservationists and music fans. The annual benefit for the Michigan Street Bridge has helped to raise almost $150,000 to save and maintain the bridge, and to build community awareness of the importance of preserving it. Steel Bridge SongFest '08 will again last three days with more than 100 original acts performing on over a dozen stages. Trolley rides between all venues make it a truly worry-free and safe evening out on the town.

This year's event will welcome back many favorites from SB3 including Jackson Browne, Jane Wiedlin, Freedy Johnston, Eric McFadden, Blueheels, Tony Brown, Ruby James, Geri X, James Hall, Kim Manning and more confirming every day. The fest will also host some Steel Bridge newcomers including Louise Goffin, Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes), Ian Moore, Kacy Crowley, Lynda Kay and more.

v Three-day passes are available online through Front Gate Ticketing. A limited amount of early-bird discount passes will be sold for $50/each while supplies last.

$50. General Pass Includes:
-Three-day pass to all 15 venues and stages Thursday, Friday, Saturday
-Plus your Saturday Gate pass to the all day waterfront concert
Note: Each day/night includes some "all ages" venues for the whole family
Limited Bonus: First 1000 passes sold are guaranteed a free thumb-drive pass filled with all Steel Bridge original songs and more

$200 TRUSS PASS (less than 200 left) includes:
-All gate passes and bonus listed above for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
-VIP cab or Trolley to all venues between stages each night
-Thursday and Friday VIP Reception wine party 6 p.m. to pick up info and meet other guests
-On Saturday day you're invited to the GREEN ROOM VIP Musicians Buffet in the warehouse w/ cocktail bar all day-tables and gifts. This is where you can be with and talk to the artists
-Plus Priority seating at the main show and concierge services all weekend
-Then on Sunday, be a special guest at the musician/volunteer/sponsorship beach party and all VIPs are welcome to attend

[Published on: 5/21/08]

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silent_J Fri 5/23/2008 08:29AM
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Best VIP price of any fest so far. Its almost worth it just to hang out with Eric McFadden.