With just a little over a month to go, the 607 Gathering has finally released full details regarding headlining performances, events and sideshows, ticket information and more. For those who aren’t familiar with the event, the 607 Gathering has been going for over a decade, and has hosted hundreds of artists including DJ Clay, T.O.N.E-z, Molly Gruesome, Project Born, Skitzo, Smokehouse Junkiez and many more. This year’s festival is being presented by FlopHouse Records, Sexy ‘N Shit Ent., and AnigmA Entertainment.
The 2017 607 Family Gathering will take place August 11th-13th in Lowman, NY, just outside the city of Elmira. Gates open at 11am Friday the 11th, and live performances begin right away around noon. The festival lasts until the gates close at 11pm on Sunday the 13th.
Headlining performances this year include Lex the Hex Master, Lo Key and The Summoning Tour (A.X.E., Madd Maxxx, S.O.N), Project Born, 10/31, Godz of Kaos, Kovax, Fury, Anigma, Likewize, Polmar, Bluud Brothers, Sixx oh Seven, Emcee M.D., and Kace the Unstoppable. Mid-afternoon headliners include Thommy Nekro, Rob Zilla, MADhouse, Lazy Ass Destroyer, The Unknowns, and Bobby Knucklez. In total there are about 90 musical performances throughout the weekend including varying types of hip hop, metal, acoustic, and even beatboxing.
Also for the first time ever, the 607 Gathering will host live wrestling. The main presenters are Michigan & Indiana’s Sik Minded Wrestling (SMW Live), and will be joined by several independent and outside wrestlers from across the East Coast, including Siccend, Rich $teve, Killian McMurphy & Robb Radeke aka “The Millenials“, AC Wolf, 410Massiv, and more. Bell time is scheduled for 1pm on both Saturday and Sunday, and will also feature musical performances by Beezy, Project Spaceman, Big Brutal, and Murder Kode: Abstrakt.
The weekend also promises a variety of events going down at their Seminar Tent, including a mix of parties, workshops, album releases, and more. Some of the scheduled happenings are Shibari demonstrations (Japanese bondage art) by Twist Ties, Artist Touring workshops with Crookid Gee, the Godz of Kaos “Shitshow” Party, CD release parties for both Mot Mind and Jripper tha Criminal Mynd, Easter Egg decorating with It That Betrays, and much more. Also, each of the three days will feature a live podcast from CMASS & Revival Radio. Also throughout the weekend you can see Guiness World Record holding human freakshow Arlowe Price of Savage Buffalo Carnival.
The musical performances shut down at 11pm each night, but the party definitely does not stop! Both Friday-Saturday and Saturday-Sunday overnights will host two rave parties (for a weekend total of 4), including the return of 10/31’s “Everyday is Halloween” blacklight party on Friday night. Besides dancing, there’s plenty of chill activities to relax to and enjoy. Each night will have host comedians including Buddha TripleSix, Joseph Roberts, and 607 local favorite Duane Wilt. Some of the other late night activies are the Secret Smokeout, movies in the Faygoluvers Tent, the After, After Party with Dead Empire & Struggle Music, freestyle/spoken word sessions and more.
And yes, you heard that right, the Faygoluvers Tent! FLH will be in full affect all weekend with PunkRockJuggalo aka Shiftzilla leading the pack. They’ll be schooling interviews, live footage, promo and more the whole time. Also you have the chance to meet and greet all of the performing artists during scheduled times at the FLH Tent!
Tickets to the 607 Gathering this year are $15 per day pass (11am-11pm), or only $40 for the full Weekend Pass, which gets you access to all of the overnight parties as well! Free camping is including with both tickets, however with a Day Pass you must camp in the alternate area outside of the gates. There is a 1 Day + 1 Night option available for $20. Presale tickets are available online, with an additional $5 off per Weekend Pass, bringing it down to $35 for the FULL weekend. And just for reading this article, they’re offering you an additional 10% off with the discount code “FLH607“. How fresh is that?
Ticket link: http://www.607gathering.ticketleap.com (don’t forget discount code “FLH607“)
For more details and up-to-date information, visit the 607 Gathering Facebook page and the event page for The 2017 607 Family Gathering.
607 Gathering Facebook: www.facebook.com/607Gathering
Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/1150168218432225