Bluegill Music Festival coming to Benton, IL

Bluegill Music Festival coming to Benton, IL

BENTON, IL (KFVS) - The Bluegill Music Festival will kick off on July 4.

The all-day festival will be complete with southern Ilinois' largest fireworks display, along the shores of the Rend Lake Dam in Benton, Ill.

The lineup includes Eli Young Band, LoCash, Clayton Anderson and more acts to be announced.

You can click here to buy tickets or buy them at Black Diamond Harley Davidson. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 the day of and VIP tickets and packages are available. Admission is free for children six and under.

As in previous years, the fireworks show and access to the North Grounds will be free to the public from 11 a.m. to midnight. The free area in the North Grounds will include food and beverages for purchase, free live music, a kids zone and other fun activities.

The full lineup, with more to be announced later, includes:

  • Athena Perez
  • Cadillac Jones Band
  • Clayton Anderson
  • Mo Pitney
  • Eli Tellor
  • Eli Young Band
  • F-150
  • Hertlyn Rae
  • LoCash
  • Mipso
  • Mocking Bird Hill
  • Mockingbird Sun
  • Murphy 500
  • Old Salt Union
  • Taylor Kearney
  • The Bankesters
  • We Got It Covered
  • Stella // James
  • The Hollerboys
  • CeCe & The Bandits

All parking lots will open at 10 a.m., gates open at 10:30 a.m., music begins at 11 a.m. and the festival will end at midnight.

You can click here for more information.

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