By Chase Holmes, News Reporter
LEEDS — Main Street Music fest is returning to downtown Leeds on June 10.
Seven local bands will be in attendance including Lynnox, Evan Kennedy, Ron Dometrovich, No Requests, Taylor Hollingsworth, Love Rat and Foxhole.
Rails and Ales is hosting the festival on their stage.
Pre-sale tickets will be $20 and that price will go up to $25 at the door. Kids 12 and under can attend for free. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit Leeds Main Street and their efforts in revitalizing downtown Leeds.
The event coincides with Leeds Main Street’s founding anniversary on June 1, making the occasion a special one for the organization.
Amber Vines, the Executive Director of Leeds Main Street, said this is an event celebrating all things Leeds and its people.
“When you walk into this festival, it’s such a community environment and filled with people that love Leeds. It is a community event created by the community. These are volunteers that are organizing this,” said Vines. “When you walk in there is just this energy that can’t be explained. This is an event for people who love Leeds and the people here.”
A cornhole tournament will take place at 3:30 p.m. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Grab a friend and join in. The cost is $5 per person or $10 a team. Prizes are available for those that win.
Sweet Home Spirits is hosting an official pre-party that starts at 1 p.m. and features local musician Ham Bagby.
If you bring a receipt from a downtown business from that day you will receive a free raffle ticket to the raffle.
Several local businesses are sponsoring the event including: Heidelberg Materials, MortgageRight, C&B Piping, Millennial Bank, Krack & Price Lawyers and Litigators, and Webb Realty.
For more information, including details about the musicians and what time their lineups will take place, you can visit Main Street Leeds website by clicking the link here.