The second annual Northeast Ohio Music Festival has grown and moved to Akron for 2012! Last years festival in Youngstown was amazing, but we’re so happy to have it home in Akron now.

This years event runs for SIX DAYS and includes 105 BANDS!! This is the biggest festival around that will keep you entertained with local musicians from all over Ohio and Pennsylvania. You can purchase a ticket for just $10 and that will get you in everyday. So if you can only stop by a little here and there, you don’t have to worry about paying everyday you stop by.

We’ll start the festivities off on Monday, July 30th at 7pm. Tuesday through Saturday we’ll start the day at 1pm. All days run until 2:30am. There is plenty of time for you to stop by.

New to NEOFest this year is our outside vending area. We’ll have some good carnival food for you to enjoy along with some games and whatever else we come up with!

The Vortex at 1167 Brittain Road Akron, OH 44305 is hosting the Northeast Ohio Music Festival this year. This is open to all ages, but it is a bar setting. The bar is in a smaller building with the smaller stage. So the bar area can be avoided and food and everything else is still accessible.

Again, you can get in to this event for just $10! If you bring someone who is 5 and younger, they are free. Anyone under the age of 21 will have an additional $2 charge.

NEOFest is presented by Keepin’ It Radio, our company that actually started out as a hobby for Dave in 2011. He wanted to do something to showcase all of the local talent and that is now airing weekly on Thursdays 6-9pm with worldwide listeners. We had no idea that one year after his great idea we’d be doing multiple concerts, weekly radio broadcasts, and of course NEOFest each year! NEOFest is one of our favorite times of the year and we can’t wait to see you all there!

Of course we want everyone to have a chance to come out to the Northeast Ohio Music Festival so we are doing a GIVEAWAY.


Be sure to do the mandatory entry listed below. After that, feel free to do any of the extra entries for more chances to win. Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm, Thursday, July 26th, 2012. A winner will then be chosen via and will be announced on Facebook, on this post, and on our Giveaway Winners list. Winner must respond to their e-mail within 24 hours or a new winner will be chosen. Not sure how to enter? Click Giveaway Entries – A How To Guide.

MANDATORY ENTRIES: You must do at least ONE of the mandatory entries. Feel free to do both if you’d like.

1 Entry – “Like” The Boy Meets Girl Blog on Facebook

1 Entry – Follow The Boy Meets Girl Blog via e-mail (right side of blog).

BONUS Entries:

1 Entry – “Like” Keepin’ It Radio on Facebook

2 Entries – Follow thebmgblog on Twitter

2 Entries – Go to Keepin’ It Radio’s website and tell us something you learned/liked.

2 Entries – Tell us: What local bands do you enjoy listening to?  If you’re not familiar with local bands, what kind of music do you like?

3 Entries – Get a friend to enter into this giveaway.  Have them put in a comment on this giveaway that they are entering it because YOU referred them to it. You will still have to post your entries stating that your friend entered as one of your entries. (Ex: Jane Smith: John Smith referred me to this giveaway which I have entered. You: Jane Smith entered this giveaway and earned me an entry. Post this 3 times to claim all 3 entries)

3 Entries – Tweet about this giveaway for 3 extra entries.

3 Entries – Comment on a non-giveaway post.

*Although some of the entries involve interacting with them, Facebook & Twitter are in no way connected to this giveaway. The Boy Meets Girl Blog and the company providing the giveaway product are the only ones involved and are the only ones who will see any of your information.


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