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Music Matters Summer Festival

Summer 2019 

Friday August 9 and Saturday August 10


Music Matters Summer Festival is held at the Peg Bond Center on the Batavia Riverwalk. A family friendly festival with great food/craft beer, kids zone, art zone and of course lots of great music. This has been 12 years in the making so we hope to see you and everyone you know there! FREE ADMISSION



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1. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There are public lots both on N. Island Ave., Houston St, N. River St. that can be used for parking, but we do recommend you walking, biking or UBERing down to the event if possible. There are also a number of local cab companies in our area who will gladly be your driver for the evening.  You can also park in the Music Matters parking lot located at 24 N Washington.


2. What can I bring into the event?

You are welcome to bring a folding chair if you like, bug spray, and sunscreen. Please no coolers, food or beverage.  We will have vendors providing delicious food and beverages. There is also tables and chairs available under a tent if you need to cool off or enjoy the tasty festival treats!


3.  Who can attend this festival?

This is an all ages festival perfect for the active festival goer and the family who is looking for a fun Saturday.


4.  Will there be alcohol served at this festival?

Yes, for those that are 21 and over we will have a selection of beer, wine, and even margaritas. Alcohol sales begin at 1pm


5.  Is there a price for admission to the festival?

The only cost of admission is a love of music. Music Matters believes in the power of music and how it can bring people together.  As Bono says "Music can change the world because it can change people." 


Suggested donation of $5.00 to festival is welcomed and can be made at the food/beverage ticket booth. 


6.  Who is Music Matters School of Music?

Music Matters is a community music school who teaches all ages and abilities the joy of music making. We teach piano, voice, percussion, guitar, ukulele, bass, and many more instruments.  We have been a part of the Batavia community since 2006 and have taught over 100,000 lessons. Our focus is on teaching you what you want to learn. Music is for everyone! We love our community and we see this festival as a way of giving back to those that have supported us along the way.  Thank you to all who have changed our lives with your music!



Kid's Zone Presented By: Animal House Vet Hospital 


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Sponsored By: DePaw K9 Campus 


Food and Booze Vendors

Pal Joey's  Gaetano's  Bernnie's Bully Dogs  Fernando's Street Kitchen


Batavia Park District

Depaw k9 Campus

Animal House Veterinary Clinic

Barco Products



Advanced Disposal  

Batavia Mainstreet


Chamber of Commerce

Black Cactus Printhouse

River City Church