Music Matters School of Music thinks so, and they will be putting on their first Music Matters Summer Fest on Saturday, August 11th on the Batavia Riverwalk. This family friendly festival has free admission and is open to the public.
Events will take place all day, where people can come and celebrate music, food, art and community. When asked, “why a music festival?” Director Jeffrey Matter said, “We think music really does matter, and every day we get to see how much fun our students have. We want to share this experience with our surrounding communities.” Matter went on to say that they are so excited to offer such a wide variety of music to the festival. “We have local bands like Serendipity, Noah’s Arcade, and Good things, which are all Chicago based bands covering the classics as well as original music. Our students will kick off the festival at 9:00am, and our headliner, The Bad Examples, will take the stage at 8:00pm. For the younger music lovers, the Disney sponsored artist, Ralph’s World, will perform at 3:00pm.”
Some of the food vendors include Pal Joey’s, Gaetano’s Batavia, El Taco Grande, and Bernie’s Bully Dogs. There will also be a Kid’s Zone, Art Zone, and Cool-off Zone. For a full stage lineup and more information on the festival, you can visit www.musicmattersschool.com/festival.
Music Matters mission is to provide all ages and abilities the skills for a lifelong love of music. We teach piano, percussion, voice, guitar, ukulele, bass, and more. Music Matters encourages questions and makes learning, creating, composing, and discussing music enjoyable for everyone.
Music Matters School of Music is located at 24 N Washington Ave, Batavia IL 60510. For more information, please contact Jeffrey Matter at 630-406-8742 or visit www.musicmattersschool.com