Mid-America Music Festival Back On This July

The announcement came Monday that the Mid-America Music Festival, presented by CFM Insurance will be returning for a 5th anniversary. The event is a music and camping festival that is held on the 70-acre grounds of the Black Silo Winery in Trenton. Last year’s festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The festival will be held Friday through Sunday, July 16th through the 18th. Gates open Fri., July 16 at 3 p.m. with 80s rock bands Great White, Slaughter and Autograph all taking the stage. Bands start at 4:45 p.m. on that Friday, and gates will open at 12 p.m. with the following country artists performing, Granger Smith, featuring Earl Dibbles Jr., Morgan Evans, Travis Marvin, Dirt Road Addiction, Brian Rhea and Bransen Ireland; bands start at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The festival team will be announcing another country singer to its lineup soon.

According to Mid-America Music Festival, tickets are $49 for a single-day general admission pass and $75 for a two-day general admission pass. Tickets are set to increase in May. Premium seating and VIP packages are also available on its website, MidAmericaMusic.com.

New this year, the festival will host its first annual Battle of the Bands, presented by American Family Insurance, Cara S. McClellan Agency Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17 at the Black Silo Winery. Four rock bands and four country bands will compete for a chance to win $1,000 and receive an opportunity to open for the July 16 and 17 festival. Doors open at 4 p.m. each night with bands starting at 6 p.m. Tickets for the Battle event are $10 or $15 for both nights. The band that receives the most votes each night will win the battle. Must be present to vote.

The Mid-America Music Festival is a fundraising event for the Black Silo Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit that serves to help the economic growth of small rural communities in Northern Missouri, specifically organizations that benefit children, youth and families, healthcare, education, veteran affairs or animals within a 9-county region.

This year’s festival is proudly supporting the following charities, Camp Rainbow, Green Hills Animal Shelter and North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center.

For additional information contact the festival team at [email protected] or visit the festival website at midamericamusic.com.