Fashion Meets Music Festival Announces 2017 Music and Fashion Lineup
Melissa Dickson, Communications Director
Fashion Meets Music Festival
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF) returns to Columbus, OH, on August 18 and 19, 2017, with an all-star lineup of national and local musicians, as well as a brilliant cast of fashion designers. FMMF is also excited to announce a presenting partnership with iHeartMedia. Headlining the music arm of FMMF 2017 will be: Third Eye Blind, DNCE, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, Tegan and Sara, and St. Lucia. The fashion cast will include: Project Runway designer Michael Drummond, Moskal, Arlo Menswear, Kimono Dragons by Francis Roces, Jessica Daly, Identic, Colt Collection, Horacio Nieto, and PMM Designs & Styling. Tickets will be available tomorrow, May 11, 2017, at 10:00 AM ET through Front Gate Tickets.
Speaking on behalf of the Festival, Melissa Dickson, Director of Communications for FMMF, said, “FMMF continues to bring together music and fashion from places of passion and purpose to celebrate the creativity that exists in our city. Since the beginning, we have worked to create more unique experiences, deliver stronger music and fashion partnerships, and continue to position Columbus as a national hub for fashion, music, food, art, and education. Each year, we want FMMF to showcase the best of what Columbus has to offer, and we are proud to deliver this lineup to our fans this year.”
This year FMMF will take place at the Fortress Obetz. The new dates and state-of-the-art venue will provide a unique opportunity for growth. Additional musical acts include: Rozes, Michelle Branch, Cobi, Remy Boy Monty, Kristin Kontrol, Hank & Cupcakes, Liberty Deep Down, Harbour, Kid Runner, Colin Gawel and The Lonely Bones, Zoo Trippin’, ZØYA, Joey Hendrickson, Personal Public, Ex-Nihilo, Clemens & Co., Greg Owens, Marwan Maurice, Leaving Cardboard Houses, Orion and The Constellations, and more. The daily lineup can be found on the FMMF website.
Early Bird General Admission and VIP tickets will go on sale Thursday, May 11, at 10:00 AM ET. Early Bird General Admission single-day tickets will be offered through June 11 for $40.00, with General Admission Weekend tickets available for $70.00. Early Bird VIP single-day tickets will be available for $100.00 until June 11; VIP Weekend tickets will cost $175.00. Tickets will be available for purchase through Front Gate Tickets and via the FMMF website.
In its move to Fortress Obetz, FMMF will partner with the Ohio Machine Lacrosse and promote a Summer Concert Pre-Game Series that will showcase Columbus local musicians at each of its seven home games. FMMF is also thrilled to be partnering with Made Local Marketplace and will be one of the featured summer shopping tour destinations on Saturday, August 19. FMMF is proud to partner again with Paul Mitchell, The School Columbus, and this year will present a joint-scholarship to one lucky student. To learn more about FMMF’s other partners, please visit the website.
Commenting on this year’s FMMF partnership, Obetz Administrator Rod Davidson said, “The Fortress welcomes FMMF to its eclectic mix of talent and events scheduled for the inaugural year of the venue. We are excited about the diverse program of sports and entertainment slated for this facility, and we believe that FMMF will help to kick off a true regional asset.”
As established in its inaugural year, a portion of FMMF proceeds will continue to support The Fusion Foundation (501c3), FMMF’s philanthropy program designed to help creative individuals and groups to pursue their dreams. The Fusion Foundation’s mission is to provide time, talent, networking, and financial support to those who are working to transform their ideas into reality. On May 11, the Fusion Foundation is launching a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo to raise the bar and continue its efforts. To learn more about the Fusion Foundation and contribute, please visit the Fusion Foundation website.
About the Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF)
Created by a team of music and fashion insiders from Columbus, OH, the Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF) is the only festival in the country dedicated to the fusion of fashion and music. FMMF combines two of the city’s great loves into one celebration, elevating music and fashion to a shared experience featuring live performances, runway shows, and other unique activations. On its journey, FMMF strives to identify Columbus as a national leader in music, fashion, dining, art and education, partnering with local brands and businesses to showcase the best of the city.