Mixdown! 432’s Fall Foodie Fundraiser tickets on sale now!










Flint Local 432 Celebrates Legacy of Music and Community —
Downtown Flint’s All-Ages Anchor Hosts Annual Food Fest

Beloved Chefs Return to Celebrate Downtown Flint’s All-Ages Anchor


Flint Local 432, Downtown Flint’s all-ages anchor, offers a venue for artists of any age to book performances, gain professional mentorship opportunities, and begin careers in the arts. Performances range from punk to  poetry slams, hip hop to documentary film, comedy nights, live theatre, puppetry and more. Flint Local 432 is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.


Flint Local 432, returns with its culinary celebration, Mixdown. Originally presented as a sold out 30th Anniversary Party in 2015, the event returns by popular demand as annual affair.

Friday October 7th, guests will convene from 6-9 PM at the Flint Farmers’ Market, (named one of the 13 American Food Markets You Must Visit Before You Die by Thrillist), and will feature a walk-around tasting, chef demonstrations, a 432 history display, and beer, wine, and cocktail bars.

The Facebook event already has more than 200 RSVPs and it is expected to sell out for the second year in a row. For ticketing information and chef and event announcements, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/957963287655499/

Mixdown features favorite Flint area culinary talent and national chefs not-to-be-missed. Confirmed attendees include:

San Francisco: Tim Archuleta (Ichi Sushi), Charles Siegel (Charles’ Chocolates)

Flint: Sean Gartland (Flint Food Works), Hannah Kovalcheck, Vegan Chef (Soggy Bottom), Danny Moilanen (Vehicle City Tacos), Keysa Smith (Spectacular Spudz), Tony Vu (MaMang)

New York City: Jonathan Short (Lafayette Grand Café and Bakery, Savoy)

* With more chef announcements to come!

The event will also feature offerings from Shorts Brewery and specialty cocktails from Ken Laatz of Soggy Bottom. More information is available at www.FlintLocal432.org.

Sponsorships are being accepted, and donations are always welcomed for this non-profit. Flint Local 432 is recognized as one of the country’s longest-running independent music venues, hosting thousands of bands big and small, local and national, since its inception in 1985. Open over 150 nights each year, the Local is a safe space in Flint for all area youth, and for decades young people’s introduction to the great things happening in downtown Flint. Flint Local 432 is a program under the umbrella of Red Ink Flint, a youth-serving organization offering programs in the arts, STEAM, and the outdoors.


Mixdown: 432’s Fall Foodie Fundraiser 

Flint Farmers’ Market
300 East First Street

Flint, MI 48502

Flint Local 432 provides a place for youth to create, explore and experience the performing arts. For three decades the Local has been Michigan’s premier all-ages concert and arts space. As an alcohol-free arts venue it fills a critical role in the lives of young people in Flint, Genesee County, and the surrounding region. More information about the Local, including a complete concert schedule, can be found at www.flintlocal432.org.