Brite Wintertime new music festival announces 2022 lineup

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Brite Winter season is set to return to the West Financial institution of Cleveland’s Flats on Feb. 26, bringing 30 musical functions to various phases situated close to the intersection of Principal Avenue and Middle Road.

Tennessee indie-rock band Colony Residence will headline the event at the Hyland Phase, though 29 acts — primarily centered in Northeast Ohio — will perform all over the day, according to a push release. That lineup incorporates Gumbo Dance Party, Oregon Room Trail of Doom, Chanelle Kazadi, Parker Louis, Grumpy Plum, Moises Borges Brazilian Jazz, Who Saved Who and additional.

According to a Brite Winter newsletter, the festival obtained additional than 400 band purposes, and additional than 50 local community associates reviewed purposes to determine the last lineup.

This year’s Brite Winter season will follow the concept “Lucky 13,” in honor of the festival’s 13th birthday, stated Emily Hornack, the executive director of Brite Winter, in a push launch.

“We’re discovering the themes of luck, gratitude, and fortune through our art installations. We also felt the bulk of the Brite Wintertime lineup should showcase talent with roots in this article in Cleveland and from all over Ohio,” Hornack explained in a push release. “We’re particularly fortunate to enhance that roster with the indie-rock band, Colony Residence.”

Brite Winter will also bring foodstuff vans, artwork displays and other interactive activities to the neighborhood, but this 12 months the festival has designed a couple of adjustments for 2022.

Initially, $5 tickets will be essential to get into the competition (formerly, Brite Winter was free of charge and open up to the public). Next, the pageant will take position 100% outdoor, reducing its indoor venues and art displays, in accordance to a Facebook article. So, be guaranteed to bundle up, Clevelanders.

The last huge Brite Wintertime event took position in 2020, just just before the coronavirus pandemic led to occasion cancelations and shutdowns. The fest was canceled in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and as a substitute hosted a virtual concert collection termed “TwiBrite Zone” and a confined in-person live performance collection known as “Brite Week.”

Obtain additional information and facts about Brite Winter season at, and watch the entire lineup beneath.

lineup poster

(Picture courtesy of Brite Wintertime)

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