About Greencastle Music Fest

Music makes this place hum year-round. ParkFest attracts music lovers to free concerts on Tuesday June and July nights. Crown Street Music Festival in August is followed by Roachdale’s Rib & Blues Fest in September. The permanent Courthouse stage is across from Music on the Square, opened by famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who performs regularly at DePauw University …which hosts the Summer Music Festival of free concerts, Wednesdays, June through Aug. The Fret Set, an eclectic mix, gathers Thursdays outside The Fluttering Duck, inside the Inn at DePauw…which hosts Jazz at The Duck on Thursdays, in winter, and “Acoustic Sunsets,” a summer series, on its outdoor patio. The musical year crescendos at Greencastle Music Fest – an afternoon, evening and night of live music, outdoors on multiple stages. Celebrating its 11th year Aug 21, 2020, last year’s Fest hosted 3,000 guests from 15 states enjoying bluesman Tad Robinson, Ellusion with LD Miller and The Louisville Crashers on an enormous stage on Greencastle streets closed around the Courthouse Square. Almost Home Restaurant and Bridges Craft Pizza and Wine Bar, cater, and two beer gardens, along with other downtown restaurants, round out the unique, local food offerings.