Rotary Club’s fourth annual Babapaloosa Music Festival is set for Sunday,
August 5, at Sunset Hill Farm Park, 775 N, Meridian Rd., in Liberty
This year’s event
will be once again featuring five local bands. Starting off at 12:30 p.m.
will be 444 with Dan Vogedes, followed by local rising country star Jerica
Paliga at 1:45 p.m. Joining the groups this year will be Pet Envy out of
Nashville with returning locals Shelbi Albert and Jake “The Diggety”
Lashenik taking the stage at 3:00 p.m. Nic Byrd brings a Latin flavor to the
stage with Los Pecados de Maria at 4:45 p.m. Finishing up the night and
returning as the headliner for the fourth year will be none other than the
Corey Dennison Band, at 6 p.m. Five different acts with five different
sounds. A local music festival with a global and local cause.
Parking is free and
tractor trailer transport rides are provided by the Northwest Indiana
Historic Power Association.
Food and drink
vendors will be there to provide all you need. Valpo Velvet Ice Cream, Sweet
and Savory Delights, Kona Ice, Leroy’s Hot Stuff, So Good Island Grill and
Dave’s Concessions will be offering everything from ice cream and elephant
ears to jerked pork and chicken. This is a fundraising event so no outside
drinks are allowed due to beer and alcohol sales on site provided by Leroy’s
Hot Stuff. Vendors donate back 20% at the end of the day.
Children 12 and
under are free with an adult. Activities and games are provided by
Chesterton Montessori and supervised bounce houses will be on site.
festival and the Chesterton-Porter Rotary club has raised over $45k over the
last three years. The club shares the profits with See Change, a foundation
in Nepal that helps educate and nurture children of extreme poverty and
conflict. Babapaloosa also allows the club to more generously support local
needs like the four $1,500 annual CHS graduating senior scholarships,
Duneland Diamond, Westchester Bird Sanctuary, Frontline Foundation, Neighbor
Link, Porter County Boys and Girls Club, Rebuilding Together, the YMCA and
many more programs throughout the year.
For tickets online