Cincypunk Fest, which celebrates its ninth anniversary this Friday and Saturday on the many stages of the Southgate House in Newport. The fest has raised thousands of dollars for charity since its inception; the recipients of this year’s proceeds are the Animal Adoption Foundation in Hamilton and Cincinnati’s Friends of the Children.
Music is spread across the Southgate’s three stages. Saturday night in the Ballroom, rock out to The Lions Rampant (pictured), The Pinstripes, Alone at 3AM, The Guitars, Slow Claw, Weakness and The Javelin Dance. The Parlour will rumble with the Punk-heavy lineup of Pipe Dreams, Army Coach, Loudmouth, John Walsh, Two Inch Winky, DropkickmeJesus and Dopamines, while the Lounge has Sam Banta, The Never Setting Suns, De Los Muertos and Billy Wallace and the Virginia Blues.