FRI JUNE 23 2017

SAT JUNE 24 2017

SUN JUNE 25 2017


The Fourth Annual

Mark Your Calendars!


Planning is underway for the Fourth Annual Moccasin Creek Festival to be held June 23-25, 2017.  Stay tuned!


Past MCF performers include: (maybe future too, who knows?)

Hayes Carll

Della Mae

Chicago Farmer

Way Down Wanderers


Heather & Marty

Edward David Anderson

Todd Snider

Corb Lund
Greg Klyma

Matt Poss Band

Jed Adam Band

Mary Gauthier

Charlie Roth

The Bottle Rockets

Lukas Nelson

Tom Russell

Fred Eaglesmith

Robbie Fulks

Chain Station

LP & the Honeybee

Moccasin Creek Festival is an annual 3-day music festival, which typically celebrates other arts and crafts as well.  It takes place at beautiful Lake Sara in Summit Township, just west of Effingham, Illinois.  The lake was created in the 1950's from five creeks that run through the basin.  One of those creeks was named Moccasin Creek by a surveyor named Tipsword in the 1850's, because of moccasin tracks he found on the banks.


The founder of Moccasin Creek Festival is Bill (Poss) Passalacqua, an Effingham native who has built his life around writing, performing and promoting music.  The Passalacqua family has a rich musical history, and Bill has three brothers, all of whom are musicians.  Each of them have followed in father Larry's musical footsteps.  Folk, bluegrass, alternative country, roots rock, and blues - "Americana" music.  This is what MCF is all about - in an outdoor setting, using a venue with great acoustics, at a beautiful time of year.


Food and beverages sold on site.  Kids activities.  Camping is next door to the festival venue, as well as cabins for rent.  There is a beach and golf course within walking distance.  Boats, canoes and kayaks for rent.  Effingham is only 5 miles away, and has thousands of hotel rooms available, as well as a plethora of restaurants catering to almost any taste.


Comb through the website, and check out MCF on Facebook and Twitter.  Most answers to your questions can be found here, if not, feel free to contact us.  We're looking forward to the event, and we hope you are too!

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