New Bands and Host Comedian Malachi Blaque Added to Elks Aidmore Music Festival

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The much-anticipated Elks Aidmore Music Festival is less than two weeks away and festival organizers announced today that in addition to the main line-up of Blues and Jazz musicians, Ken Ford; Claudette King; Big Robert T; Will Culbreath featuring Jazzmatic; Tampa Blue; and PanaSonics Steel Band—three additional bands— Jonathan Kilgore; Frets on Fire and Son Jazzy Latin Orchestra have been added from the Starbucks 60 Days to Elks Aidmore Music Festival showcases. A final band will be announced April 23!

The much-anticipated Elks Aidmore Music Festival is less than two weeks away and festival organizers announced today that in addition to the main line-up of Blues and Jazz musicians, Ken Ford; Claudette King; Big Robert T; Will Culbreath featuring Jazzmatic; Tampa Blue; and PanaSonics Steel Band—three additional bands— Jonathan Kilgore; Frets on Fire and Son Jazzy Latin Orchestra have been added from the Starbucks 60 Days to Elks Aidmore Music Festival showcases. A final band will be announced April 23!

Comedian Malachi Blaque is scheduled to host and will be joined by other personalities throughout the day.

Drawing fans from all across Georgia, organizers are hoping to establish the Elks Aidmore Music Festival as a late April festival destination for Blues and Jazz music fans. Scheduled as a one day music festival, the first band will take the stage at 2 pm and the headliner, Ken Ford is scheduled to perform at 9 pm.

“We are encouraging festival goers to purchase tickets early to save $5 and to avoid lines on the day of the event,” said Dawn Butler, Development Director. Parking is free and tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at http://www.elksaidmoremusicfestival.com; Conyers Welcome Center; BXQusit Hair Studio, and at Elks Aidmore’s administrative office.

The music festival’s primary goals are to raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities of children in foster care, while raising funds to support programmatic activities. “We are looking forward to a great day of music while adding value to Conyers’ economy,” said Abe Wilkinson, CEO.

Elks Aidmore Music Festival will take place at the Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, GA 30013. Festival-goers should plan to arrive early to browse vendor’s row for great merchandise, food and much more. For information on the festival, visit http://www.elksaidmoremusicfestival.com and become a fan on Facebook.

Major sponsors of the Elks Aidmore Music Festival are the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta; The Covington News; the News; THP Graphic Group; Starbucks; Budweiser; Publix Super Markets; Coca-Cola; BJ’s; We Are DeKalb Magazine; Georgia Power; Courtesy Ford; About Conyers Magazines; Berean Christian Church; Graphics In Atlanta; Let’s Go Transportation; Hawthorne Suites and Georgia’s Own Credit Union.

Elks Aidmore Music Festival is produced by Elks Aidmore, Inc.

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ABOUT ELKS AIDMORE, INC.
Elks Aidmore has provided services to Georgia’s at-risk youth, like foster children, for over 75 years through a wide range of programs. Starting in the 1930’s, Elks Aidmore provided services through clinics to youth who suffered from physical disabilities, this work lead to the creation of the Elks Aidmore Hospital in Atlanta, which served the same population until 1976. In 1977, Elks Aidmore changed is mission to serve children that are in foster care.

Elks Aidmore delivers its mission through a wide range of programs that focus on creating success for at-risk teenagers and young adults who are in foster care.

For more information visit: http://www.elksaidmoremusicfestival.com or http://www.elksaidmore.com

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