The region’s hottest bands will come together to support the Milton Library on Saturday June 25.
Libraryfest will be held at the Commercial Hotel from 1.30pm, with bands including the Escalators and recent Kidgeeridge Battle of the Bands winners The Somedays, taking to the stage.
Libraryfest is a community effort to raise funds to extend the hours and services at the village library, with musicians throwing their support behind the facility.
Alison Pakes from the Friends of Milton Library group said bands and performers had volunteered their time and talent for the event.
“All funds raised with go to Friends of Milton Library and will be used to create a versatile space in the Town Hall building so that it can be used by the whole community,” she said.
“Funds will also be used to operate literary and cultural programs."
“This is a going to a fantastic event and we hope the whole community gets behind it and comes along for a great day of local musical talent."
Alison said there would be an early music session from 1:30pm until 5:30pm, offering “a cool funk vibe”, followed by an evening session from 7:30pm until 11:30 session providing a chance for festival goers to “dance to rocking bands”.
Tickets to each session will be $10, or $20 for both sessions.
Kids under 12s will be a gold coin donation.
Alison said tickets would be “strictly limited so get in fast”.
Details on how to purchase tickets will be on the Friends of Milton Library Facebook page soon.
Other bands that have signed on for the event include Too Slow Joe, Richard and the Lionhearts, Roddy Reason, Nathan Cooper, Strange Brew and UltraViolet as well as a line up of young local musicians including Chloe Dadd, White Sounds and Bella Pakes.
"The line up for this festival is amazing,” Alison said.
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