Local musicians will be featured at a fundraising concert offered by the Scott County Community Foundation (?SCCF?) this fall. The second annual Homegrown Music Fest will take place Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Java Station 56 Ballroom, 4 S. Main St., Scottsburg. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Visitors to the historic downtown square can enjoy shopping and dinner prior to the event.
Musicians will include Fred & Steve Acoustic Show, Brooke Hall, Jackson Snelling and Kayla Griffen. Fred & Steve Acoustic Show play classic rock, country, and blues covers along with some originals. They perform throughout Southern Indiana. They will start their performance at 6 p.m. when doors open. Brooke Hall has been writing songs since middle school and learned the guitar about 17 years ago. She has performed in Louisville and the Southern Indiana area for several years. Jackson Snelling is a local songwriter and pianist singing pop, classic rock, country, and R&B. He was a contestant on American Idol. Kayla is a singer/songwriter who has been singing since the age of three and playing guitar since age five. She has written original country songs and opened for several well-known country artists.
Tickets are $25 per person, and will be open to ages 21 and older. Tickets will be $30 at the door. Due to limited seating, only 75 tickets will be sold for the gathering. Along with entertainment, tickets will include non-alcoholic drinks and hors d?oeuvres. Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at the Community Foundation office, 60 N. Main St., Scottsburg.
The event?s Grammy sponsors include Duke Energy, Ivy Tech Community College, and Scott County School District 2. The Foundation is still seeking sponsors to ensure a successful event. All proceeds from the event will help support the nonprofit?s mission and programs.
SCCF helps build and strengthen the community by bringing together people and organizations who want to make a difference. SCCF was incorporated on Dec. 12, 1996, and has since distributed over $11 million in scholarships and grants. SCCF currently manages $11 million in assets through 108 funds. These funds support youth and education, arts and historic preservation, health and human services, the environment and our community. SCCF teaches philanthropy to over 90 youth, and collaborates with United Way of Scott County to provide free books to children through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. SCCF is also involved in regional quality of life initiatives. You may call 812-752-2057 or visit www.scottcountyfoundation.org for more information.