Rock the District teen musicians debut during Arizona Wild West Fest
Western/music festival brings second year of excitement
Cave Creek, Arizona – On Saturday, March 11 and 12, Rock the District teen bands will play their best music for crowds at Big Earl’s Greasy Eats on the west end of historic Cave Creek. On March 11, the musicians will hold a “band-off” between rockers and crooners from roughly 12-2 PM; on March 12, the teen performers tentatively will play from 12-2 PM. The festival is free to the public.
This one-of-a-kind event will feature a number of signature, family-friendly activities including, but not limited to:
-Kickin’ ‘n Pickin’: western, country western and southern rock bands battle for the top title as the best local western band around. The one-day music event, which will be judged, will conclude with a prize for the winning musical act; Silver Spur Saloon, Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse and The Horny Toad will feature bands; March 11; 12-4 PM
-Guns of Anarchy: gunfighter performers from around the U.S. will compete during a competition for first, second and third place cash prizes, the largest purse in the West; March 11 from 11-3 and March 12 from 11-2
-Elegance in History: contestants showcase their best in period correct wardrobe; professionally judged at Frontier Town; March 11 at noon
-Screening of Arizona’s first full-length western film, Copper Wind, at the Sanderson Pavilion on the evening of March 11; sponsored by Sanderson Lincoln. Cocktails and appetizers prior along with beautiful music; March 11; Carefree Sanderson Pavilion; 4-8 PM
-Bust the Dust: action-packed Outlaw Annie’s arena will feature some of Arizona and Hollywood’s best stuntmen compete on an arduous obstacle course filled with high falling, knuckle brawling challenges for prizes and bragging rights; March 11, 12:00-2:00 PM
-Hooligan’s Treasure Hunt: Teams of two to four receive a set of clues for this fun western treasure hunt from representatives on the west lot of Frontier Town then figure out where to find “treasures “at each stop; the first three winning groups receive a prize; March 11, 12-1:30 PM
-Period vendors and other western entertainment
“This is the second year for this unique western/music festival,” says Fran Booth, ABC, chair of the event. “Festival attendees will enjoy everything from gunfight performances and team treasure hunts to a professional stuntman rivalry, wild and crazy western entertainment and some of the best music in the territory. There has never been a festival like it in Arizona.”
Six Gun Entertainment, LLC in conjunction with cavecreeklive.com, Booth Communications, Inc., Southwest Stunt Association, Southwest Industrial Rigging and other community sponsors, produces Arizona Wild West Festival. For more information, contact 602.400.3330 or visit cavecreeklive.com.
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