Annual St. Meinrad Rocks fest in September to benefit foundation fund

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ST. MEINRAD – The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks Fest will be held Sept. 27 and 28 and will be an outdoor event this year.
This year’s event will feature a beer garden, children’s activities and music by 19 acts, including Phil the Excitement, The Katie Watts Duo, Ramone Starr, Ronnie Troesch, Wildflower Union, Dave Flick, Jacob Lawalin, Lightmares, Rooney and The Rumpshakers, The Linda Smith Band, Pink Sneekerz, Off the Record, Retro Shock, The Hiding, 2 Miles Back, 5th Degree Burn, Soul Circus, Silly Rules and special guest Grammy Award-winning guitarist Larry Mitchell and The Larry Mitchell Trio.
The weekend schedule will be announced at a later date. There will be a $5 admission charge each day, with children age 10 and under will enter free. No coolers will be allowed at the event. Concessions and merchandise will be sold.
The proceeds from the event will benefit the St. Meinrad Rocks Fest fund, a newly created Spencer County Community Foundation fund with that will help to preserve the beauty of and history in St. Meinrad.
Organizer Carol (Ubelhor) Troesch said, “It is my hope that these funds will eventually help to create a permanent display and the continued preservation of town memorabilia and historical pieces.”
Direct tax-deductible contributions to the fund can be mailed to the Spencer County Community Foundation at P.O. Box 3, Rockport, IN 47635 or made online at https://communityfoundation.wufoo.com/forms/gifts-to-the-spencer-county-...
For more specific information including details on becoming a 2013 sponsor or vendor, visit the event’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/stmeinradrocksfest or contact Troesch at Inkspot Productions, LLC, send email to writstuf@psci.net or call (812) 309-8523.