Rockton welcomes beers and BBQ in new festival

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Taking to a stage

Taking to a stage

In this broadside photo, Bret Michaels poses for a photo. Michaels is set to perform during a Brews and BBQ event, that is set for Sept. 5 in Settlers Park.

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 4:00 pm

Rockton welcomes beers and BBQ in new festival

By Hillary Gavan


ROCKTON — A new food and song eventuality will be entrance to a encampment featuring Bret Michaels.

Townsquare Media, in partnership with Rockton’s Lions Club, will be hosting Brews and BBQ, during Settlers Park on Sept. 5. Multi-platinum tellurian luminary Bret Michaels will perform as a song headliner, according to Priscilla Cantu, Townsquare Media’s promotions director, live events and comparison selling executive.

Tickets for Brews and BBQ went on sale Jul 10, and are accessible by Currently, tickets are on sale for $25 nonetheless a cost will go adult closer to a event.

The gates will open during 3 p.m. Burn n’ Bush, a rope that plays “a small bit of everything” out of Ashton, Illinois, will start personification during 4 p.m. Sunset Strip will perform personification 1980s song followed by Raised on Radio, a Journey reverence rope formed out of Rockford.

Michaels is approaching to take a theatre during 8 p.m.

Rockton Lions Club First Vice President John Peterson pronounced he met Michaels during Old Settlers Days and an eventuality in Janesville.

“He puts on a good show. He couldn’t be a nicer guy. People who come are going to feel like they only had a celebration with Bret Michaels. He interacts with a throng so well,” Peterson said.

In further to a low-pitched choice there will be drink for sale as good as an array of internal and informal grill vendors. Those meddlesome in being vendors can hit

Cantu pronounced she had searched for venues for a eventuality and was gratified with a unrestrained and team-work from Rockton Lions Club President Kerry Wallace and First Vice President John Peterson. Because of their partnership, a Rockton Lions Club will accept a apportionment of a deduction from drink sales.

Peterson pronounced he’s gratified Townsquare Media chose a Rockton Lions Club as it’s gift to partner with, and a bar is vehement to work on a event. Club members will be portion drink in a drink tent and scanning tickets.

Brews and BBQ is hoped to turn an annual eventuality in Rockton.

For Brews and BBQ 2015 sponsorship or businessman opportunities, hit Townsquare Media during 815-399-2233, ext. 239.

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