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Floodstock Saturday June 13th

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(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) - The Cedar Rapids Downtown District invites members of the Cedar Rapids community and beyond to the return of Floodstock-a day into evening musical and fundraising event. Music and activities will begin at noon sharp in Greene Square Park, Downtown Cedar Rapids. Proceeds from Floodstock will go to the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for flood relief.  This final RIVERenaissance headline event is an opportunity for us to raise local funds through generous donations, while tying our message of significant funding needs that remain on a state and federal level.

We are thrilled to welcome to Floodstock Governor Chet Culver who is scheduled to make a main stage appearance at 1:45PM.

Admission for entrance will be $10 for Adults 21+, $5 for Adults 11-20, Children 10 and under are free.  Parking will be available at no charge in the 4th Avenue Parkade throughout the event.

Day activities will include the presentation of a fifty ton sand sculpture welcoming patrons to the event, a giant sandbox for all ages to play in, and a guitar hero competition with a grand prize that includes an electric guitar, amp, and a year of free lessons. Honored guests and stage emcees will be on site to share stories and introduce musical guests Stranded in Iowa, Aeroroot, Craig Erickson, McPhisto, Copper Moon, Greenbrier, Skin Kandy, and Hairbangers Ball.

At 7PM, patrons must be 21 or older as Floodstock transforms into a full beer garden. Auction items including an autographed jersey donated by Kurt Warner and an autographed picture of Zach Johnson will be available. The Headline act Hairbangers Ball will wrap up the evening with cover songs from the great big hair bands of the 80's and 90's.  The Chicago based cover band offers audiences a big hair rock experience not soon to be forgotten.  A special deal with Exquisite Limo will be offered to Floodstock patrons-$5 pick up and ride to and from Floodstock, or $5 safe ride home. To make arrangements for pick up call 319-929-LIMO.

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