SOHO Music Festival Kicks Off Friday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
The SOHO Musical Festival is getting ready to kick off this weekend.
Starting Friday, 62 bands will be playing on five different stages in downtown Springfield. The SOHO Music Festival showcases local and regional artists.
Eric Welch with SOHO Music Festival says anyone 12 and younger can get in for free.
This year, Welch says they've added a mini golf course to the festival, but he says that's not the only new addition.
"We're including the old state capitol grounds that will be free and open to the public with 30 vendors for art crafts and products," said Eric Welch, Executive Director, SOHO Music Festival.
Last year an estimated 11,000 people were at the show.It helped raise more than $16,000 for local charities.
Admission is going to cost $5 for anyone who's over the age of 13.