Get Ready for the East Aurora Music Festival This Saturday
The East Aurora Music festival is set for this Saturday June 6, from 3:00 to midnight, rain or shine to raise funds for local non-profit companies and provide the opportunity for amazing local talent of all genres to be heard.
A grass-roots event featuring 30 plus bands playing at ten different venues in East Aurora at staggered times. Pick a few of your favorites and hop on the shuttle bus to get from venue to venue. Food and beverages available. Wristbands gain you entry to each venue and the shuttle bus and are $10 presale, $ 15 day of event.
The event features the largest venues like The Healthy Zone Rink on Riley Street and Fireman’s Field on Pine Street.
Bands Included: West of the Mark, Beatle magic, Strictly Hip, Workingman’s Dead, Jony James and Dive House Union to mention a few.
Beneficiaries of the findraiser
• Healthy Zone Rink: Known as the “The East Aurora Classic Ice Rink,” this skating venue provides public skating, private parties, camps, programs, and leagues to the greater Buffalo, WNY region. With a mix of programs from season to season, some 114,000 people attend events at the Healthy Zone Rink each year. From young to old, first timer to professional, the rink offers something for everyone such as ice hockey for squirt, pee-wee, bantam, Adult and school teams as well as roller hockey and pickle ball in the off-season. In the midst of building a lodge to upgrade their facilities, the Aurora Ice Association appreciates the support received from this popular music.
• People and Places: Has been providing vacations for adults with developmental disabilities since 1975 It is through these travel experiences that people with disabilities touch the lives of those they meet along the way, enhancing the inclusion of people with special needs throughout the world. People and Places encourage adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to realize their potential as individuals, and to experience a life with a full range of opportunities.
• East Aurora Music Boosters: With budget cuts affecting all elements of special programs in local schools, the first project of the Boosters was to help raise funds for the new East Aurora High School sound system, which “has been installed and sounds fantastic.” Inspired by this success, the Boosters have established a $500 Music Boosters scholarship to be given to a deserving senior graduating in June. Their continued missions will go toward supporting the East Aurora School District music programs.
• East Aurora Sports Boosters: Another casualty of budget restrictions, the public school’s Sports Boosters Clubs have been left to secure their own funds to assist with running concessions, hosting team dinners, purchasing award purchases and hosting banquets, uniform expenses, equipment and scoreboard needs.