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Music for the Wired Generation at Social Music Festival
Posted on June 03, 2013 at 5:00:15 am by Molly Z.
The Social Music Festival, scheduled for June 14 at the Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW is a new concert for a generation that consumes music and social media together. Hosted by Fort Wayne’s own Andrea Russett and sponsored by Hot 107.9, the show features performers who have used social media to catapult their careers and appeal greatly to all those constantly on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here’s a rundown of all the great talent performing at the Social Music Festival: latest single. --Jake Miller, who has opened for concerts by Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, and Asher Roth, will perform poems he wrote in high school English class and later turned into songs. --Emblem3 will be in Fort Wayne before going on to tour with Selena Gomez for the rest of the year. The group, from Huntington Beach, California, were discovered on the X Factor. Watch their single. --Cimorelli is a group of six sisters who all sing together. Hear their newest song. --P. Sanders is an 18-year-old rapper from Atlanta. You can hear his music . --Madilyn Bailey is 20 years old and from small town in Wisconsin. Her cover of “Titanium” by David Guetta featuring Sia has over fourteen million views on Youtube. --Dylan Holland, 18-year-old singer songwriter, has lots of covers on his YouTube channel. --Alex Angelo is young boy from Cleveland, Ohio, who got famous with Justin Bieber covers. --Tion Phipps is an eighteen-year-old with a lot of performance experience. Catch his dance hit It On the Dance Floor." --Alabama Capital, made up of twins Caleb and Nathan Montgomery, hails from Cincinnati. Check out their cover of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” straight from their kitchen. --Sammy Adams is a rapper originally from Boston. His hit Story” (featuring Mike Posner) has a cool video. Tickets start at $13 and go up to $23. $1 of ticket sales will go to Oklahoma Tornado Victims. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Larson Box Office at IPFW. Doors for the concert open at 5 p.m. Be sure to check out Social Music Festival's website for additional artists.