St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest set for Sept. 27, 28

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ST. MEINRAD — The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28.

This year’s event will be held outdoors and feature a beer garden, children’s activities and music by 19 acts: Phil the Excitement, The Katie Watts Duo, RamoneStarr, Ronnie Troesch, Wildflower Union, Dave Flick, Jacob Lawalin, Lightmares, Rooney and The Rumpshakers, The Linda Smith Band, Pink Sneekerz, Off the Record, Retro Shock, The Hiding, 2 Miles Back, 5th Degree Burn, Soul Circus, Silly Rules and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Larry Mitchell and The Larry Mitchell Trio. A complete schedule will be announced later.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the St. Meinrad Rocks! Fest fund, newly created at the Spencer County Community Foundation to help to preserve the beauty and history of St. Meinrad.
“It is my hope that these funds will eventually help to create a permanent display and the continued preservation of town memorabilia and historical pieces,” organizer Carol (Ubelhor) Troesch said.

Direct tax-deductible contributions to the fund may be mailed to the Spencer County Community Foundation at P.O. Box 3, Rockport IN 47635 or made online at

There will be a $5 admission charge each day, with children 10 and younger entering for free. No coolers will be allowed at the event. Concessions and merchandise will be sold.

For additional information, including details on becoming a sponsor or vendor, visit the festival’s Facebook page or contact Troesch at or 309-8523.

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