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Mississippi Earthtones Festival 2022

This event has already occured. @ Alton Amphitheater - Alton, IL

The Mississippi Earthtones Festival is a celebration of our river through art, music, and conservation which is held every 3rd Saturday in September, brought to you by Alton Main Street and the Sierra Club.

Family-friendly activities take place from Noon until 6:00 pm, and festival goers will enjoy artist booths and live music which continues until 10:00 pm.

- Jake's Leg - Grateful Dead Tribute (7-10 pm)
- Nonstop Reggae Band (3-6 pm)
- Loftys Comet - Alternative Indie Jazz (12-2 pm)
- Jason "Gordo" Gordon - 1-Man, 10-Piece Band (2-3 pm & 6-7 pm)
At this free & family-friendly event, we will feature 50+ educational booths, interactive art experiences, and performances with Jacoby Arts Center, as well as great local food & beverages. Our goal is to bring locals and tourists alike to Downtown Alton to celebrate life on the Mississippi River.
Volunteers are needed, and those who pitch in will receive a free festival t-shirt. Sign up here:
To register as an eco-friendly vendor, exhibitor, or sponsor please register here:
This festival is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in September, as part of the State of Illinois’ “It’s Our River Day” initiative to celebrate Illinois watersheds through education, recreation, and conservation.
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Venue: Alton Amphitheater
Riverfront Drive Alton IL 62002 (Driving Directions)
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