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Tacoma Rockfest features 10 Puget Sound acts

Post by Debby Abe on May 13, 2011 at 4:13 pm |
May 13, 2011 4:13 pm

The new Backstage Bar & Grill will be the scene of the first Tacoma Rockfest on Saturday, May 14.

The event’s 10 acts will cover a variety of genres, ranging from teen vocalist sensations Jasmine Parker and Zhane Juniea, to young bands Seize the Sun and Dylan Jakobsen – fresh from their first trip to SXSW. Tacoma’s rock legends, Point Defiance, and Shyan Selah & The Republic of Sound will headline the festival.

The concern welcomes all ages from 3 to 9 p.m., with doors open at 2 p.m. Audience members 21 and over are invited at 9 p.m. for the best band performances and bar specials. The Tacoma Rockfestival is presented by Black Ice Booking & Entertainment. Tickets are $10.

The Backstage Bar & Grill is at 6409 6th Ave. Tacoma.  

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