X&Y Fest 2010, a Music Festival Bringing 10 Bands and 2 Generations to The Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota

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At about only $1 a band, X&Y Fest 2010 on Saturday, February 20th, 2010, brings the premier music festival for Generations X&Y, featuring 10 bands, bonus bands, attractions and more to The Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida.

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The response from emerging bands eager to play X&Y Fest has been overwhelming and exciting... We’re all eager to connect with music fans at the event for a fun vibe and a truly memorable expereience. - Dominick J. Centi, CEO, Driven Productions

Driven Productions is proud to present the third annual X&Y Fest on Saturday, February 20th, 2010 from 1:00 – 11:00PM at Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida. This is the premier music festival for Generations X&Y, featuring 10 bands, bonus bands, attractions and more.

With 10 plus bands, X&Y Fest caters to 2 generations. Among more artists, Gen X music fans are treated to the acoustic folk pop sounds of Ringling student, Gina Moffit, and cool blues rock sounds of Dusty And The Robodrum, all the way from Tupelo, Mississippi. Younger Gen Y music fans have their fill of youthful pop punk from bands like Belleview’s Victory Bound Rival and Eleventyseven from Greenville, South Carolina.

An all ages show, The X&Y Fest brings energy, sights and live sounds to anyone looking for a day of the best in live music from the best in emerging bands.

Add fan interaction and prize money, and much more is brought to the party. Fans make a statement by voting for their favorite band. Votes greatly influence the event producer’s final decision, which ultimately hands one Gen X band and one Gen Y band their share of $500 in prize money.

Discount tickets are available now online at http://www.xyfest.com for $10. Tickets are $12 the day of the event. With 10 bands, bonus bands and activities, like the Gyrosphere provided by Adventure Promotions, which can turn any thrill seeker into a human spin toy, at about $1 a band, the ticket price is right. Ringling College of Art & Design students receive free admission with their student ID.

“The response from emerging bands eager to play X&Y Fest has been overwhelming and exciting”, says Dominick J. Centi, CEO of Driven Productions. “Add to that, The Ringling College of Art & Design as the venue for such an exciting artistic display of live music, and you have a perfect fit. Our production company enjoys a great event as much as we enjoy putting one together and we could not ask for better partners in the effort than Ringling and the bands performing. We’re all eager to connect with music fans at the event for a fun vibe and a truly memorable experience”.

Generation X is made up of those born 1961-1981 and sometimes referred to as the "MTV Generation". Generation Y is made of those born 1982-2001 and sometimes referred to as the "Net Generation".

The event will take place at the Ringling College of Art & Design at Exhibition Hall, 1130 Greensboro Lane, Sarasota, Florida.

Visit http://www.xyfest.com for the complete lineup, discount tickets, directions to the venue and a link to live online chat with the event producer.

About Driven Productions:

Driven Productions is a South Florida based company providing concert and event production, professional live sound, staging and lighting, talent bookings, artist management and development and video production and editing.

Contact:

Dominick J. Centi, CEO
Driven Productions
954.742.7908
http://www.xyfest.com

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