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Brick Street Arts Bash

Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 am

FREE - No Ticket Necessary

Featured event at 3 pm: Be a part of a live taping of American Public Television’s Songs at the Center, Featuring Todd Burge  Bob ThompsonJessica Baldwin, Eric Gnezda, and some of the best student singer-songwriters Ohio has to offer!

On Saturday, April 22, the Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music at Marietta College is sponsoring the Brick Street Arts Bash. This FREE, all-day arts block party will take place in the 100 and 200 blocks of Putnam Street. Peoples Bank Theatre will be alive with activity throughout the day. There will also be a street-level stage at the intersection of Second and Putnam Streets, as well as a covered, raised stage at Front and Putnam.

This Arts Advocacy event, will also feature the works of 34 displaying artists from all over Ohio and the Mid Ohio Valley. Music, dance, art exhibits and theatre performances and demonstrations of every genre will be presented during this day long event.

Numerous events and art exhibits will take place from 10:30 a.m.  to 11:00 p.m.  All events, concert, demonstrations are open to the public and free of charge. The purpose of the event is to allow people to be surrounded by the world of the arts and to build a greater appreciation for the value of the arts in public school education and daily life. All these opportunities at NO expense to anyone.

Come and spend the entire day in beautiful downtown Marietta. Everything you need will be available.  Entertainment, food, fine arts, and more!

Brick Street Arts Bash Schedule


10:00 AM                                           Doors Open

10:30-11:00 AM                               Marietta Children’s Choir

11:15-11:45 AM                               Parkersburg High School A Cappella Choir

12:00 PM                                           Doors Open

12:30-12:45 PM                               World Premiere of Fight The Power by Marietta College Music Theory Professor Dr. Andrew Francis. Performed by 6 Marietta College Applied Music Teachers

12:45-1:45 PM                                  Escher String Quartet

2:30 PM                                             Doors Open

3:00-5:00 PM                                    Songs at the Center—live taping of PBS show

5:30 PM                                             Doors Open

5:45-6:30 PM                                    Transit Arts Dance and Music

6:30-7:00 PM                                    Vintage Mix Barbershop Quartet

7:00-7:30 PM                                    Kent and Nannette Knappenberger, Celtic and Appalachian Music

7:45 PM                                             Doors Open

8:00-10:00 PM                                  Rockin’ Wrap Up Jazz/Blues Concert



11:00 AM                                           Marietta College Contemporary A Cappella Choir

11:30 AM-12:30 PM                       Steven Moore, National Banjo Champion

12:30 – 1:00 PM                                 Carolina Alvarez, One Woman Show – Margaret Blennerhassett

1:00- 1:30 PM                                    Songs at the Center Performers Preview

1:30-2:00 PM                                    Vintage Mix Barbershop Quartet

2:00-3:00 PM                                    Radar Hill Jazz Band

3:00-4:00 PM                                    Laurel Creek Blue Grass Band

4:00-4:30 PM                                    Transit Arts Dance and Music

4:30-5:00 PM                                    Stacey’s Dance Studio

5:00-5:30 PM                                    Kent & Nanette Knappenberger- Celtic and Appalachian Music



11:00 AM                                           Kids Fun with Escher String Quartet

11:30  AM-12:00 PM                       Drum Circle with Lawrence Greene

12:00-12:30 PM                               Transit Arts Dance and Music

1:00-1:30 PM                                    Cello Company

1:30-2:00 PM                                    Stacey’s Dance Studio

2:00-2:30 PM                                    Belly Dancing

2:30-3:00 PM                                    Carolina Alvarez, One Woman Show, Frances Barker Gage, Suffragette from Marietta, Ohio

3:00-3:30 PM                                    Drum Circle with Lawrence Greene

3:30-4:00 PM                                    Transit Arts Dance and Music

4:00-4:30 PM                                    Kids Fun with Escher String Quartet

4:30-5:00 PM                                    Vintage Mix Barbershop Quartet

5:00-5:30 PM                                    Drum Circle with Lawrence Greene