9 Friday / August 9, 2019


12:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Aug 10
Paoli, IN

PaoliFest is a free music, art and film festival in Paoli, Indiana, taking place Friday and Saturday, August 9th-10th. The festival debuted in 2018 with more than 1,300 attendees for a single day event. The 2019 event is expanding to two days, and will be held in JayCee Park in downtown Paoli. Featuring three stages with live performances, an art demo area, food and craft vendors and a youth area, PaoliFest 2019 promises to be an extraordinary weekend of music, art and community.

PaoliFest will include acts from Arizona, New York, Nashville, Cincinnati, Lexington, Louisville and an array of great local musicians, including youth performers, featuring genres from Folk and Bluegrass to Soul, Funk, Gospel, Classical and more. Programming includes workshops in various visual arts disciplines as well as guitar, banjo, violin and other instruments. Other features include an all-day jam tent, community art collaborations, puppet shows and a variety of food and beverage vendors. Demonstrations will take place throughout the day and will include blacksmithing, weaving, mosaics, broom-making, metal pouring and many more. All programming is free.

PaoliFest is a nonprofit festival produced by Let Music Speak, a 501c3 organization dedicated to creating community, empowering youth and addressing community health through the lens of the arts. Let Music Speak is founded on the idea that music and art programming can be transformative for communities, families and individuals, and that everyone should have access to these experiences. They partner with local organizations to present festivals, performances, and creative events. Programs are community and youth-centric, and aim to both celebrate and model the vibrant diversity of the world.

Cost: FREE

For more information contact:

Let Music Speak
(614) 300-0568
[email protected]

Children / Comedy / Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals / LGBT / Live Music / Outdoors / Theater / Volunteering

Submit Your Event

Pin It on Pinterest

An Important Message from Bloom Magazine

For the past 14 years, we have been publishing Bloom, a free, bimonthly cultural and lifestyle magazine serving Bloomington, Indiana, and surrounding communities. We have four missions: to support local businesses, local charities, local arts, and diversity. We are an integral part of the fabric of this community.

Like so many small businesses (4 employees), we are facing huge challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to be able to continue producing the magazine and our website, magbloom.com, but we need your help.

Please consider donating to our GoFundMe drive using the link below. Thank you!