Your 2012 UMAF!! 9/13, 14 & 15th!


Don't sleep!! Save the dates!

Don’t sleep- UMAF 2012 Promises to be best yet!  September 13, 14 & 15

The 5th annual Utica Music and Arts Festival, September 13, 14 and 15, is already galvanizing into action.  Planning is under way and the community is again rallying behind this major cultural event in it’s 5th year running!  Basically, we’re AMPED to be back at it again and the vibe from the inside is, let me tell you, tasty!  This promises very, very good things this fall.  We want your help making this the biggest year so far, so please get excited with us and mark up your planners!  Half a decade!  You know children who haven’t been *alive* that long!  This baby  has, and it’s learning how to take right off on a dead run.

Set to again take place in various locations across the city, including The Radisson, Varick Street, and the Uptown Theater, the festival offers great regional and national music acts, family friendly fun through the Greens Fest portion of the weekend, and a chance to see our beautiful city.  Utica Greens Festival will be Saturday, September 15th on Varick Street and traditionally offers a showcase of local food and all ages activities.   Take a look back in the blog and on the official website for some of the fun we all had last year!

Mark up your calendars, update your Apps., and stay tuned to the Official UMAF websiteMohawk Valley PromotionsTonic Productions, and this humble blog for all breaking details on this event as it takes shape.  Submissions of material, ticket information and outlet locations to be announced.

Organizers and promoters may be reached for questions/comments at the following information below:

Mohawk Valley Promotions:

Joe Sweet, Founder:

Advertising, Janet Stanley:

Event Production Manager, Brandi Gall:

Greens Festival, Suzanne McGraw:

Press,  Melissa L. Walker:

And any of the amazing folks you know and love that make this thing happen!

Get excited, my beautiful people.  Oh, how I’ve missed you!

A returning festival family favorite, Randy Niles, at a recent show at Pier's and Blake

The maddest of loves,


Please check out our fantastic friends at Pulse Magazine!  Official website, too.  Get you some!


About MLW

Buzz Machine/buzz saw, Semi Professional Mouth, and Freelance Writer. Extreme enthusiast of the Utica Music and Arts Festival, a yearly event held in September in Utica, New York. I'm not an A&R girl, but I play one on tv. Let's collaborate!

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