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Get tickets now for Prairie Magic music festival

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The third annual Prairie Magic Music Festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park will be Sunday, August 12. The day-long music festival is a celebration of rock, Americana, and blues music, and will have food vendors, a beer garden, bounce houses, and children’s activities.

This year’s festival features the Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts. Other bands include Big Road, Funky Mojo Daddy, and the Joe Marcinek Band. Doors open at Noon, and music begins at 1 p.m. The following lineup is an approximate time for each band.

* 1 p.m. Big Road

* 2:15 p.m. Funky Mojo Daddy

* 3:30 p.m. Joe Marcinek Band

* 4:45 p.m. Duane Betts

* 6 p.m. Devon Allman Project

Park visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and sun shades to enjoy this family friendly event at the outdoor amphitheater at Sunset Hill. Wagon rides will be available to take attendees from the parking area to the amphitheater. Water will also be available on site at no cost, but coolers and outside food and beverages are not allowed. Food vendors include LeRoy’s Hot Stuff, Valpo Velvet, and the Little Red Wagon.

“We’re thrilled that with the help of our generous sponsors we are able to bring this affordable, quality event to local families for another year,” said Porter County Parks and Recreation Superintendent Walter Lenckos. Major sponsors for the 2018 festival are Century 21 Affiliated, Thorgren Tool and Molding, Indiana Dunes Tourism, Metro Recyling, and Campland RV. Additional and in-kind sponsors include Bounce-N-Around, Coastal Valley Water Company, Indiana Beverage, Figure 8 Brewing, The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co., and WIMS Radio.

Tickets for the Prairie Magic Music Festival can be purchased online in advance for $15 at Students with a valid ID can buy advance tickets for $10, and children under 12 receive free admission. Tickets purchased at the gate will be $20. Camping is available the night of the festival at the Sunset Hill Farm County Park campground for a discount rate of $5 per site. For more information, visitors can call Porter County Parks and Recreation at (219)465-3586.


Posted 7/31/2018




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