Murphy Arts District (MAD) and Main Street El Dorado are presenting two days of family fun and great music this September 27th and 28th in El Dorado, Arkansas. With more than 30 years of history, MusicFest delivers memorable performances from national acts and fun for the whole family at affordable prices in one of the South’s prettiest downtowns.
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We’re excited about the continued growth and evolution of MusicFest. This year’s artists have recent hits on the charts, received critical accolades, streamed millions of downloads, and represent both current and emerging artists. Stay tuned… more announcements to come.
Activities around El Dorado’s historic downtown Union Square District on Saturday, September 28th will include food, fun and free music. The Murphy USA Union Square stage will feature Crutchfield, Blackstrap, Jimmy Lewis & 8 and Second Ride and The Karla Case Band. The acoustic stage will feature the Norphlet Quartet, Corey Sharp, JT Lee and Made in America. Other activities include the regional, End of the Steak Trail Invitational Championship, a Bag Toss Tournament with $1,000 first place prize, the kid favorite Lanxess Kid’s World with inflatables, games and more, the Medical Center of South Arkansas 5k/10k races, an Escape Room, Zip Line, Roller Coaster simulator, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission BB Gun Target Shoot, and so much more. Local schools will also perform on the downtown stage. The Cole’s Jewelers Miss MusicFest Pageant will be on Sunday, September 22nd at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium.
New this year at MAD is a seated section in the MAD Amphitheater, located directly behind the pit area. The new seated section includes more than 1,100 full-sized chairs and will have two general admission first come, first served price types. Pit and lawn ticket price types will also be available. The pit is in front of the stage and is standing room only. The lawn area is located behind the seated section and is general admission, first come, first served. Blankets and 9-inch chairs are allowed in the lawn area. The 9-inch chairs will be available to rent.
Each year we try to top what we presented the previous year downtown. I believe we did it again and know locals and out-of-town visitors are going to have a great time!