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UT music fest underway, home opener Saturday

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The University of Toledo kicked off its annual music festival Friday.

The free festival is the beginning of activities leading to the Rockets first home football game of the year.

It started at 3 Friday afternoon with the local rock band ‘The Lonely Friends.' Others on the show list include the ‘Contours' and jazz flutist Alexander Zonjic.

"I expect it to get packed out here tonight," said Anastasia Parnhill. "It's always good when UT comes together and has a good time."

The home opener will be Saturday at 7 p.m. The festival ends at midnight. Event organizers are expecting more than 8,000 people to attend.

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