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Mid-America Music Festival moves to August at Black Silo Winery

The Mid-America Music Festival presented by CFM Insurance announced its plans to move the annual event to August.  The Northern Missouri music and camping event will be held from August 5 through 7, 2022, at the Black Silo Winery in Trenton.  Next year will mark the fifth anniversary of the festival.  “Our event has always […]

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Black Silo Foundation presents check to participating charities

The Black Silo Foundation presented a check for $12,829 to participating charities on September 28, 2021. The donation came from the proceeds of the Mid-America Music Festival. This year’s festival supported Camp Rainbow, the Green Hills Animal Shelter, and the North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center.  The Black Silo Foundation has donated more than $25,000 […]

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Online auction to benefit Mid-America Music Festival charities now underway

Bids are being taken on four autographed Granger Smith items in an online charity auction to benefit this year’s Mid-America Music Festival charities. Bidding for two hats, a flag, and a t-shirt will go through September 25th at 10 o’clock at night. This year’s charities are Camp Rainbow, the Green Hills Animal Shelter, and the […]

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Audio: Roots and Blues Festival in Columbia to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 test

After more than a year without live music, the driving beat of a snare drum, the pulsing rhythm of a bass guitar, and sweet vocal melodies floating through the air around Stephens Lake Park will be welcome sounds as the Roots N Blues Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Columbia September 24-26, 2021. This year, however, […]

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Additional funding can still be secured for Mid-America Music Festival charities

The Mid-America Music Festival’s fiscal year does not end until September 30. That means additional funding can be secured for the festival’s charities, including Camp Rainbow, the Green Hills Animal Shelter, and the North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center. Festival fans and supporters can further help the charities through its CFM Insurance Royals Suite raffle. […]

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Over 3000 attend 2021 Mid-America Music Festival

A team member reports that Trenton’s Mid-America music festival drew more than three thousand people from over 23 different states over the weekend. A Facebook post reports the festival team of Duane Urich, Jennifer Hottes, and Andrea McKown extend their appreciation to everyone who participated in the music and camping festival held Friday and Saturday […]

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Audio: Three charities to benefit from the Mid-America Music Festival

Three charities will benefit from the Mid-America Music Festival in Trenton on July 16th and 17th. The Black Silo Foundation chose to support Camp Rainbow, the Green Hills Animal Shelter, and the North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center. Festival Team Member Andrea McKown says one way the charities can raise money at the festival is […]

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Audio: Green Hills Animal Shelter keeps a busy schedule with cats, dogs, fundraising and repairs

The Green Hills Animal Shelter houses dogs and cats to be adopted.  Manager Ronda Michael says the shelter tries to keep about 25 dogs at a time.     Ronda Michael notes anyone wanting to adopt a pet can come to the shelter at 3041 East 10th Street in Trenton.     Information about available […]

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Mid-America Music Festival team member to speak at Trenton Chamber of Commerce luncheon

A Mid-America Music Festival team member will speak at a Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Andrea McKown will discuss the upcoming festival during the lunch at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton on June 23rd at noon. The lunch will cost $10 per person. The deadline to RSVP is June 22nd. RSVP by calling […]

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Annual Unionville Lions Country Music Festival set to kick off on June 10, 2021

Free activities are being held at the Unionville City Park/fairgrounds through June 12 for the 13th Annual Unionville Lions Country Music Festival. June 10th’s activities include a potluck meal at the Lions Building at 5 o’clock. Everyone is invited to bring a dish. Drinks will be provided. There will be Gospel music in the 4-H Building […]

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Mid-America Music Festival holding raffle for Kansas City Royals suite

The Mid-America Music Festival is holding a raffle for a Kansas City Royals signature suite for the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 31st at 7:10. The CFM Insurance Royals Suite package includes the 400-square feet suite on the third baseline, 18 Kauffman Stadium admission tickets, and five premium parking passes. The suite includes […]

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Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce to honor two individuals, two businesses and one organization at chamber banquet

Two individuals, two businesses, and one organization will be honored by the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual banquet/meeting on Friday, June 4, at the Black Silo Winery. The five honorees will be recognized for their service to the community, with M.G. Kennedy and Dan Wilford being named Pillars of the Community while […]

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Trenton High School Symphonic Band does well at virtual music festival

The Trenton High School Symphonic Band received an exemplary rating as issued by judges representing the Missouri State High School Activities Association. The State Large Ensemble Music Festival was held virtually. Band Director Ethan Stewart said the band was recorded at the new performing arts center and videos were submitted for judging.

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Mid-America Music Festival announces Saturday lineup of entertainers

The Mid-America Music Festival team announced today that multi-faceted artist Danielle Bradbery would be joining their country lineup on Sat., July 17, at the Black Silo Winery in Trenton, Missouri.  According to the festival team, Bradbery will perform a 60-minute set at 6 p.m., showcasing her unique artistry and performing music from her sophomore album, […]

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Weekend “Battle of the Bands” results in close competition

The Battle of the Bands Friday and Saturday night in Trenton resulted in close competition among those who voted. The Friday night winner of the rock battle was “90 Days Band” while Saturday night’s winner of the country battle was “Steven Bankey and the Flatlanders.” Four bands entertained each night for about one hour each. […]