Layer Cake Festival in Pittsburgh

Ziggy Sawdust Productions is proud to present the first ever Layer Cake Festival which will be held at J​ames St. Gastropub & Speakeasy​in the Northside on Saturday October 3rd and will have 3​ floors of music​ from 1​pm ­ 2am ​and will feature 3​5+ bands, ​1​2+ live painters,​ and 3​ comedians w​ill each host a stage. The festival is for ages 18+​and ​tickets​ are $​15 presale,​ $​20 at the door.

The headlining musical acts include G​rand Piano,​ M​isaligned Mind,​ Solarburn,​ The Clock Reads, G​ene Stovall, ​​Chet Vincent, ​Idasa Tariq, Nameless in August, and B​ad Custer.  ​Headlining live painters include S​hervin Irashnar, D.S. Kinsel, Kyle Anthony Adams, Kara ZuZu, a​nd Danielle Robinson.​  Comedian D​avon Magwood will host the upstairs Ballroom stage, K​rish Mohan ​the Dining Room stage, and S​toph Edison​ the Speakeasy stage. See the complete list of musicians and live painters on page two.​

Layer Cake (WEB names in order NEW final 3)

Brooklyn Brewery​ will be sponsoring the event and will feature an all day/night $5 draft special of all craft brew varieties including seasonals and special brewmaster reserves. A Brooklyn Brewery representative will be doing free tastings throughout the evening.

Layer Cake Festival will also be presented in cooperation with the national campaign for B​ernie Sanders 2016 (​however, Bernie Sanders himself will n​ot​ be in attendance) . Other sponsors include G​reen Mountain Energy,​ M​ind Crime Studios,​ 3E Studios,​ Z​omboworld,​ A​rtAttack PGH,​ and​Red Buffalo Illustration.​

Press passes will be granted upon request and all questions may be directed to


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