The Rotary Club of Nashua West will host its 14th Annual Rock ‘n Ribfest June 17th to 19th at the Anheuser-Busch facility in Merrimack, NH.
This year a new format will encompass a wider variety of musical choices for greater appeal to the Ribfest audience. The Main Stage musical genres will include a unique lineup of alternative rock, country, and blues.
The first headline act kicking off on Friday night, June 17th will be Hunter, a four-piece alternative rock band defined by their energetic live performances and unique songwriting style. They have performed in numerous venues all across Southern NH and have most recently been getting some air play on local mainstream radio stations. www.facebook.com/Hunterbandofficial
Saturday evening, June 18th the Rory Scot Band, a national award winning country music group will entertain the crowd playing some new country favorites and top forty hits coupled with their fun stage presence. This band features some of the New England’s top country musicians with over 100 years of combined musical talent.
Sunday, June 19th will wrap up with Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks, a real blues band offering a mix of original rhumbas, jump blues, and the boogies that they are developing for a debut album appealing to their growing legion of fans both across the US and abroad.
Friday, June 17th
4:00 – 6:30pm Epic Season
7:00 – 10:00pm Hunter
Saturday, June 18th
10:30 – 11:30am Never Easy
12:00 – 3:00pm Walkin’ the Line
3:30 – 6:00pm Tom Dixon Band
7:00 – 10:00pm Rory Scot Band
Sunday, June 19th
12:00 – 3:00pm Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks
All-day admission to Ribfest is $10; $7 purchased online in advance by June 3rd at ribfestnh.com, or at the Anheuser-Busch gift shop. Children ages eight and under are free. Sunday, June 19th is Military Appreciation Day sponsored by Anheuser-Busch and the Rotary Club of Nashua West. There will be free admission for active duty, active reserve, ready reserve service members and up to four family members. Military personnel will need to show a Department of Defense Photo ID. All events will take place rain or shine.
Proceeds from this event will benefit more than 40 local, nonprofit organizations through Rotary Nashua West’s annual giving program. Since 2002, Ribfest has generated nearly $1,000,000 benefiting more than 40 local non-profits. Last year boasted a record 40,000 attendees.