Smith thankful for festival support

The Greencastle Music Fest 10th Anniversary was an epic weekend made possible by more than 50 generous sponsors, 100 volunteers and close to 4,500 music lovers.

With absolutely gorgeous weather, it made for an incredible two days of magic for young and old.

Thank you to everyone who had a part in bringing this wonderful event to Greencastle: Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Almost Home Restaurant, DePauw University, York Automotive, Prime Real Estate, City of Greencastle, Dave’s Heating and Cooling, Putnam Plastics, First National Bank, Greencastle Pediatric Dentistry, Budweiser, Endeavor Communications, Hendricks Power, Putnam County Hospital, NSSB, Daniel Builders, Flora Bros. Painting, Don Julio Mexican Restaurant, Scoggins Design, HBG Insurance and Bonds, Moore’s Bar, Duke Energy, Hometown Dental, First Financial Bank, Dave and Sue Murray, Gary and Susan Lemon, Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, Jedele Enterprises, C Bar C, Hamilton Painting, US Foods, Myers’ Market, MacAllister, Eitel’s Flowers & Gifts, The Inn at DePauw, Bridges Craft Pizza & Wine Bar, Coors Light, Jack’s Trash, Main St. Greencastle, The Studio Suite, Pat and Sue McCune, Namaste Lofts, ReMax, Wabash Capital, Bill and Kathryn Dory, Michele Faison, Shuee’s Furniture and Mattress, Laura Hatton, The Bearded Painter/Rick Johnson, Lorie Briegel and family, Allen and Brenda Gilbert, Mike and Susie Harmless, 3 Fat Labs, Tom and Gwen Morris and Doug and Lori Hutchison

These generous supporters made this year’s event possible.

Thank you to Brian Carrington and his crew of incredible men who spent countless hours setting up and tearing down for the Music Fest.

Thank you to DePauw for allowing us to use the barricades, to Tom Sutherlin and his officers who provided security to keep everyone safe, Steve Hibler, Cloverdale town marshal, for taking care of the back stage so efficiently, and to Lori Hutchison and her group who created and led the Kids Area and made it fun. Thanks also to Lita Sandy for her backdrop and theatre props.

Also thank you to the Greencastle Music Fest Committee, Bill Dory, Eric Freeman, Dave and Sue Murray, Brian Carrington, Michele Faison, Mike Richmond, Danita Timmons, Laura Hatton, Dave Neeley and more.

As I reminisce about this event, I am forever grateful for the “Star of the Show” the WEATHER.

Heartfelt appreciation to everyone who had a part in this incredible event. Greencastle Music Fest (

Gail Smith

Event organizer