Roxborough Music Festival a HUGE Success!

Posted on September 15, 2015 by Krysta Cossitt

Roxborough Music Festival a HUGE Success!

The 5th Annual Roxborough Music Festival sure did live up to the hype – it was bigger and better than ever!

The Roxborough Music Festival kicked off festivities Friday night with a dance party. A country line dance demonstration was provided by Rox Stompers, a Zumba demonstration by Snap Fitness and several other dance demonstrations by local kids. In between demonstrations DJ Steve Kohnstamm from Ultimate Sounds amped up the crowd and fundraising activities were initiated for the Roxborough PTIC.

The main event started at noon on Saturday, September 12th with Tonight We Rise! on the Main Stage followed by Dayna Chafe on the Cafe Stage. Over 25 local businesses set-up booths advertising services ranging from insurance to car repair and selling products ranging from clothing and accessories to photography and honey by local Boy Scouts.

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There wasn’t a shortage of activities to entertain kids. Two bounce houses, face painting and balloon animals were made available to kids. Michael Hill with Life Cycle Balloon Adventures excited kids with a hot air balloon basket and burner demonstrations while Slackline Industries provided a couple slacklines for hands-on entertainment. Angel’s Share Wine Pub and Waterton Tavern were serving up food and drink specials all day while the cotton candy machine didn’t stop cranking out sugary blue and pink clouds for the young and old alike.

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After the sun set, the dance floor filled up and the Tyler Walker Band closed the night with top country hits while fire dancers entertained the crowd. The success of the event is credited to to all that volunteered, donated and sponsored. For a complete list of sponsors, please visit the Roxborough Music Festival’s website. Monies raised for the Roxborough PTIC, Hands Across Roxborough and the Love, Hope, Strength foundation are still being totaled – follow the Roxborough Music Festival’s Facebook page for updates.

Complete lineup: Tonight We Rise!, Dayna Chafe, TimeWarp, Dominic DeGrande and Megan Haarberg, Number 9, Da Screech, Bradford, Craig Meadows, Saving Juliet, Kelly Nichols, The John Saunders Band, Dominic DeGrande and Tony Buffalo, Kelly Nichols, Tyler Walker Band.

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About Krysta

Krysta Cossitt, owner of Cossitt Concierge, has been a resident of Roxborough for three years. She lives in the park with her husband, Travis, and dog, Ruby. Cossitt Concierge offers individuals and families an affordable way to offload a range of tasks in order to manage an active lifestyle including event coordinating, organizational tasks and you guessed it - blogging.

 

2 comment on “Roxborough Music Festival a HUGE Success!”

  • Thank you to all who worked so hard to put this event on for our community! On behalf of the PTIC, we sure do appreciate the support!

  • It was amazing to see such a supportive crowd and community to come together for the festival. On behalf of The John Saunders Band, we thank you for the opportunity to bring us into the line up. We hope to play in front of the “home crowd” for years to come! Kindest Regards!

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