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Moccasin Creek Festival

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From Friday, June 27, 2014
To Sunday, June 29, 2014
by Courtney

The inaugural Moccasin Creek Festival, a celebration of roots and Americana music, will be held at "The Stage" at the Marina at Lake Sara, outside of Effingham, IL, June 27-29th. Poss has announced the lineup, featuring critically acclaimed acts from all over North America, including Fred Eaglesmith, The Bottle Rockets, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Robbie Fulks, The Giving Tree Band, Elizabeth McQueen, Matt Poss Band, Tif Ginn, Cece and the Bandits, Chain Station, Greg Klyma, Swamp Tigers, Poss Brothers Band, LP and the Honeybee, Firebox, and Heather and Marty. 

Three days of music will start on Friday, June 27th from noon to midnight and Sunday from noon to four p. m. There will be food and beverage vendors (including beer and wine) and there will be artists and artisans displaying and selling their wares. It is a rain-or-shine event and the show will go on unless there is a danger to the performers or the audience. Tickets are on sale now at the web-site and can be purchased for the weekend or by the day. Camping is available next door at Lake Sara Campground and cabins are available nearby at Anthony Acres.

Effingham is home to 18 hotels and over 60 restaurants: