ABOUT OUR FESTIVAL
Mid-America Music Festival presented by CFM Insurance is Northern Missouri's premier Music & Camping Festival held on the
70-acre grounds of the Black Silo Winery, located at 4030 E. 10th St. in Trenton, Mo, only 90 miles north of Kansas City
and 60 miles south of Iowa.
Featuring renowned headliners and emerging artists, the festival includes artists representing genres of Country, Bluegrass, Rock & Blues, food trucks, exhibitors, beverage stations, hot air balloon rides, fun festival activities, primitive style RV & Tent camping, fireworks, and a whole lot more.
Gates open Friday, July 17 at 3 p.m. with rock and blues bands starting at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, July 18 gates open at 12 p.m. with country and bluegrass bands starting at 1 p.m. Eleven bands in two-days and tickets start as low as $49. Last year 2,300 fans attended the festival from 17 different states, which was a 37% increase from the year before.
“The Mid-America Music Festival brings together friends and family from all over the Midwest,” said Jenn Hottes, Black Silo Foundation President. “We gather for a weekend to enjoy incredible music and have unforgettable experiences with the company of our favorite people. It’s truly a can’t miss summer tradition. Bring a friend, pack a lawn chair or blanket or plan to camp for the weekend and enjoy all of the festivities.”
To boost the economic development of host town, Trenton, Mo and the surrounding northern Missouri rural counties.
To raise essential funds for charities that benefit children, youth and families, healthcare, education, veteran affairs or animals in rural northern Missouri communities, including charities that serve Grundy, Livingston, Linn, Sullivan, Putnam, Mercer, Harrison, Daviess or Caldwell Counties.
To provide patrons an incredible music and camping experience every summer.
The Black Silo Foundation was founded in 2017. In 2018, the Black Silo Foundation supported the Green Hills Women’s Shelter’s new domestic violence building project. They were the festival’s sole beneficiary, receiving $5,000 from the foundation. The following year five charities were supported through the festival including, BTC Area Youth Benefit Corp., Camp Rainbow, Green Hills Women’s Shelter, North Central Missouri’s Children Advocacy Center & Foundation Trust for Trenton High School. Charity donations in 2019 exceeded $7,000.
The 2020 festival will support three great charities including, Camp Rainbow, Green Hills Animal Shelter and North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center.
To learn more about the Black Silo Foundation email the festival team at: MidAmericaMusicFestival@gmail.com
BLACK SILO FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President and Executive Director
MID-AMERICA MUSIC FESTIVAL