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Festival at the Switchyard Announces Full Main Stage Entertainment Lineup
Posted Date: 8/21/2014
The City of Carrollton is proud to announce the full entertainment lineup for the free 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard set for Saturday, November 1 on the Downtown Carrollton Square. The lineup brings a varied collection of musical talent and family fun to the stage. Artists include headliners Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms, along with Jay Farrar (of Son Volt) accompanied by Gary Hunt, Texas bands The Orbans and Quiet Company, Carrollton-based Thunder Road, a Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute group, and local favorites Maxx Band Dallas, and punk rockers Sealion.

Main Stage Schedule: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.*
 Rotary Club Winner Kimberly Rivera  11 a.m.
 A Body in Motion              11:40 a.m.
 Maxx Band Dallas      12 p.m.
 Sealion      1 p.m.
 Thunder Road  1:45 p.m.
 Sidekicks      2:30 p.m.
 The Orbans  3 p.m.
 Quiet Company  4:15 p.m.
 Jay Farrar (of Son Volt)  5:30 p.m.
 Gin Blossoms  6:50 p.m.
 Blues Traveler  8:30 p.m.
*All times are approximate and may be subject to slight changes.

In addition to the exciting concerts, arts and crafts, and great food and beverages; Festival goers will be able to visit the unique restaurants and shops surrounding the Downtown Square. Live entertainment, interactive games, and free activities for children of all ages are planned, including bungee trampolines, a zip line, and more. 2014 festival poster

Festival sponsors to date include Xerox, The Dallas Observer, Neighborsgo, The Union at Carrollton Square, 102.9 NOW, Venetian Cinemas, Carrollton Plaza Arts Center, Atmos Energy, Recyclebank, DFW Child, The North Texas Outdoor Pursuit Center, Van Chevrolet, Verizon FiOS, and 1000 East Beltline Road Office Suites.

Applications are now being accepted for food and craft vendors to participate in Carrollton's 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard. Vendors applying should offer variety and quality. Booths are available in two sizes: 10x10 or 10x20, and each will include a table, two chairs, tent, and signage. For details on pricing and other specialty needs, review and return the vendor application located at

For more entertainment information on the Festival at the Switchyard as well as vendor updates, visit Follow the Festival on Facebook at or on Twitter at for updates.