Cool, New ABE FEST Comes To Downtown Springfield
Springfield, IL – The 1st annual, two-day live music festival, ABE FEST is set for July 19 & 20, 2019! Friday's hours will be 5:00 p.m. to midnight and Saturday's go 2:00 p.m. to midnight in downtown Springfield at the Old State Capitol grounds. The stage will be on 5th and Adams streets with tons of food and drink vendors filling the grounds and surrounding streets.
The two-day, eight band, new festival is produced by local businessmen and music lovers Barry Friedman and Tim Smith. The well-rounded line up is comprised of Avery Kern, The Bad Examples, and the headliner BoDeans on Friday! Saturday brings The Spoonbenders, Matt Nakoa, Katie Pruitt, Walden, and wraps with The Smithereens with special guest vocalist Marshall Crenshaw!!
Admission is $10 on each day at the gate, and tickets for food and drink will also be available for purchase. Find us on Facebook.