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YouthBuild Summer Music Bash Aug. 28
From press release
Friday, Aug. 28, Comprehensive Community Solutions’ (CCS) Board of Directors and WNIJ present Friends of YouthBuild Summer Music Bash, featuring Carl Cole and Friends, Combo Loco with Dan Voll, Barstool Bob Blues Band and headliner Pistol Pete. Rich Gordon, of Sunday Morning Blues podcast from 95.3 FM, will be the master of ceremonies.
Proceeds raised by this event will support continued services for CCS/YouthBuild Rockford.
The event runs 5-11 p.m., at 907 S. Main St. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the gate, and children younger than 12 are admitted free.
Nachos Potatoes—stuffed with nachos, bacon bits, black olives, and topped with sour cream and a dash of chopped green onions—will be served. Concessions will feature hot dogs, hamburgers, mixed salad, fruit kabobs, beef or chicken kabobs, corn on the cob and desserts. Pop, water and draft beer will also be available for purchase.
Contact Raymone Roberts at (815) 963-6236, ext. 245, for more information.
from the Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2009 issue