Pig & Whiskey announces set times ahead of boozy blowout


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What do a finalist on NBC's The Voice; an on-again, off-again post-hardcore outfit from Highland, Mich.; and a dude named Pokey LaFarge have in common? They are three of 19 scheduled artists performing at this year's Pig & Whiskey festival in Ferndale.

One might assume the event is all about the barbecue and booze (and it totally is) but what kind of party would it be without a diverse line-up of local and national acts to serenade you into your food coma... or propel you into full party mode? The set-times have been announced so you can plan your weekend (and drinking) accordingly. 

Friday, July 13
6:30 p.m. The Messenger Birds
7:30 p.m. Ohio Wild
8:00 p.m. Bear Vs Shark
9:45 p.m. Pokey LeFarge

Saturday, July 14
noon The Sugarees
1:15 p.m. The Doozers
2:15 p.m. Kevin Thibodeau & Cast Iron Horns
3:30 p.m. Ben Keeler Band
4:45 p.m. Holly Bernt Band
6:15 p.m. Robert Bradley
7:45 p.m. Stone Clover
9:30 p.m. Laith Al-Saadi

Sunday, July 15
12:30 p.m. Kimball
1:30 p.m. Strange Heat
2:30 p.m. Mark Malman
3:30 p.m. Duende
4:45 p.m. The Beggars
6:15 p.m. Ancient Language
7:30 p.m. Electric Six

Following each night of the festival, look to the Loving Touch for their after party blowout featuring Tart, Scarlet Lies, the Dropout, Summer Like The Season, and more.

The Pig & Whiskey festival runs from 6 p.m.- midnight on Friday, July 13, 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday, July 14, and 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 15; Downtown Ferndale on Nine Mile Rd. and E. Troy St.; pigandwhiskeyferndale.com; Event is free and open to the public.

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