Named after Birmingham resident Kelly Williams, Kellypalooza is a music pageant stuffed with meals, drinks (it’s ‘carry your individual cooler’) and reside music—all on an unimaginable scenic farm in Ohatchee, Alabama (simply 35 miles east of Birmingham).
The pageant first started in 2013 when Kelly’s now-husband Coke Williams supplied his household farm as the situation for Kelly’s fiftieth birthday celebration. What began as a small gathering with a number of native bands rapidly exploded into an enormous yearly occasion—one so massive it earned its personal identify: Kellypalooza.
“We had deliberate the celebration for a couple of yr. Then, per week earlier than it befell, Coke proposed to me. After saying sure, I made a decision we should always get married in the midst of Kellypalooza. It turned a giant deal. We had 500-600 individuals attend. We obtained married between the 2nd and third bands.” — Kelly Williams
Because the occasion continued to develop, the Williams’ determined to show Kellypalooza right into a charitable occasion for the Coosa Riverkeeper.
Connection to the Coosa River
A enjoyable and cheap out of doors music occasion, the seventh annual Kellypoolza is ready for Saturday, October 24 on the 240-acre Williams Farm, positioned in Ohatchee, Alabama. With its giant out of doors setting, the occasion gives numerous room to social distance, however make sure to carry your masks alongside.
This yr’s beneficiary—Coosa Riverkeeper—is additional particular to the Williams household.
A tributary known as Cane Creek that’s throughout the boundaries of the couple’s farm really feeds into streams that move into the Coosa River close by.
“I grew up going to Lake Mitchell, so the Coosa River is in my coronary heart.” — Kelly Williams
The Williams’ aren’t the one ones enthusiastic about this yr’s Kellypalooza occasion.
“Coosa Riverkeeper is so excited to have fun our tenth anniversary at Kellypalooza! This occasion is hosted within the Coosa River watershed and can spotlight the significance of fresh water, whereas elevating cash to help our in style packages like Swim Information and Fish Information.” — Justinn Overton, Govt Director, Coosa Riverkeeper
Wish to attend Kellypalooza? Buy your tickets now.
Let’s not overlook that Kellypoolza might be going to be the primary alternative to see a reside live performance in months. Try the lineup of bands who will likely be reside on stage in the course of the pageant:
Lamont Landers Band
Candy Lizzy Mission
Wish to try the bands earlier than the occasion? Yow will discover them on Kellypalooza’s Spotify channel.
Gates open at 11AM on Saturday October 24. There are two ranges of tickets:
- All-day music cross
- 5 musical performances at one location
- Open air and delightful farm views
- Meals truck (BYOB!)
Proceeds profit the Coosa Riverkeeper.
Please carry your individual garden chair and blanket for the final word expertise
- Kids beneath the age of 12 get in FREE!
Prepared To Go!
“Everyone is able to get out of the home and absorb some recent air. Unfold a blanket on the bottom with your loved ones, your greatest buddy or whomever you select and luxuriate in some nice leisure for a terrific trigger.” — Kelly Williams