Light of the Loon will be playing from 6:30pm-7:00pm at The Traveler's Stage, followed by Moustache Yourself, the gypsy jazz masters, at 7:30pm. The Light-UP Lantern Festival in University Park is an effort to revitalize the University Park Neighborhood in Akron through art, entertainment, collaboration, and highlight the unique talents and achievements of the community. Artists and art instructors work with the community, schools, libraries, businesses, and the university, to teach classes in lantern making, puppetry, costumes, and work on collaborative art projects and installations. The results of these classes and collaborations culminate in a magical display of the arts at the "Light-UP" Lantern Festival in University Park on the evening of the event.
Bio: Moustache Yourself! is composed of Jeremy Jones and Jeremey Poparad on Guitar, Brad Wagner on clarinet, and our Bass Fiddle player in residence Matthew DeRubertis.The origins of the group are clouded in mystery and subject to much exaggeration. Some say that Jeremy and Jeremey sold the remaining ...See Full Bio