Summer outdoor concerts are always the best way to see your favorite bands and this show is also benefiting an amazing cause.

Miles Nielson Concert To Benefit Family Peace Center In Rockford

I know there are plenty of people that live in the Rockford area that like to bag on our city. Haters are going to hate. They're just internet trolls. I moved to town a long time ago and I think it's a great place to live. Of course, it's not a perfect place but the Forest City has come a long way over the past few years.

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One of the recent additions to our city is an organization called the Rockford Family Peace Center. It is a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary co-located service center that provides services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, child abuse, and trafficking.

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The Rockford Family Peace Center is hosting a benefit concert to raise funds so they can provide services to victims of interpersonal violence. It is a much-needed organization for our community.

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I'm a big fan of benefits that aren't some big fancy affair. I appreciate those types of charity events and agree that they're needed for the major donors but I also think there's a place for functions that everyone can attend and be a part of. Here's the info for the show.

  • Thursday, July 11th
  • Rockford Country Club
  • Outdoor show (bring blankets and chairs)
  • Everyone invited and all ages
  • All tickets are $25 and on sale now
  • Gates open at 5 pm
  • Lola Blu plays at 6 pm
  • Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts at 7 pm
  • Food trucks (Javi's Tacos, Rustic Oven Pizza, J&C Old Fashioned Ice Cream, and Rockford Country Club will be grilling hot dogs/hamburgers)
  • Cash Bars

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