Annual Music Festival For A Cause This Weekend
The much awaited yearly McDowell Mountain Music Festival begins on Friday. The music festival which is taking place for the ninth time is scheduled to open at the grounds belonging to the Compound Grill in Phoenix. The event which will bring together families and friends will have different bands performing for a cause. The proceeds from the music festival will go towards children's charity in the locality.
Those attending the McDowell Mountain Music Festival this year will be witness to three days of sheer music performed by 15 bands on two stages. The main stage will be having performers of the likes of Anders Osborne, Trevor Hall and Dark Star Orchestra to name a few whereas the second will have performances by upcoming local bands like Synaptic Soul, Decker and Quick Henry amongst others.
The music festival will also cater to areas other than music like bidding in the silent auction, taking the children to the kid zone or stopping over at the market place. According to the public relations director of the festival, Gabrielle Mink, the kids zone would have entertainment for kids like, a face painter, caricature, a balloon maker, ceramic painting for kids, puppet show, a man on stilts, etc.
The festival concludes on Sunday. Tickets are priced at $42.5 for adults and $22.50 for those between 11 to 17 years of age. Children below 11 have free admission.