Launch Music Conference & Festival is returning in 2018 to Lancaster, PA bringing an assortment artist, music executives, and musicians to speak and perform at the event. From April 12- 15, 2018 the event will take placing filling each day with seminars, parties, events, and performances.
This years event will feature Two Time Grammy-Nominated metal act August Burns Red who also happen to be Lancaster natives. The group has aided with the event in previous years, but 2018 will mark their first time performing. Guitarist J.B. Brubaker had this to say, “After attending LAUNCH for many years as a panelist, I’m excited to finally be able to attend as a performer for ABR’s 15 year anniversary show. It’s hard to believe it’s been 15 years and there’s no place we’d rather celebrate than with a show in our hometown of Lancaster, PA,”.
On April 14, 2018 August Burns Red will perform at Freedom Hall in The Lancaster County Convention Center, which is also the 15 year anniversary of the groups inception. The band will also bring previous members out to aid in the performances of Looks Fragile After All and Thrill Seeker. Tickets for the show are available at LaunchMusicConference.com and are $25 in advance, $30 day of show, $15 with standard badge, and free with VIP, doors open at 5pm.
During LAUNCH, the Lancaster Metal Documentary “Barn Burner, The Ride of The Lancaster County Metal Scene” will be showing putting spotlight on the music scene which boasts August Burns Red, Texas, In July, and This or The Apocalypse to name a few.