FREEDOM FESTIVAL, as are all Maine Vocals events, is a music festival dedicated to the legalization of Cannabis inMaine. It is held in Harmony,Maine, at the Freedom Field, which is located on theCarson Hill Rd.off of Rt 150, about 17 miles north of Skowhegan. Freedom Field is a 22 acre set of fields located on a hundred acres of land on one of the areas highest hilltops, in a rural country area, that is private and peaceful, with a green free atmosphere. The fields are owned and run by brothers Don and Bob Christen, with
Maine Vocals (MV) group hosting the events.
The festival is held to advance our cause of legalization in the state ofMaineand beyond. We have many bands playing throughout the weekend with advocates speaking in between acts to enlighten and educate the attendees to the folly of Marijuana Prohibition. There are food venders and merchants, selling there wares at the events, such as Head Shops, Clothing, Veggies, Eatables, Walking Sticks, and much more including our own MV store, with our festival T-shirts, crafts, glass, info and much more. Stop in and say high to Ardis our shop keeper.
Our bands are regional and all very good talented musicians. They are listed below and will get bios as we progress.
Mr. Soul, Dan Hudson Band, Cougar Bait, The EDD, Cold Engines,Between The Lines, People With Instruments, Thingamajig, Hambone, RioBisbee Band, Second Hand Smoke, Sticky Greens, Most Dangerous Men Alive and more.
Gate opens Friday at9 amfor all to set up and get ready. Music starts at 2 pmon Friday June 19th and will go to the early morning hours on Saturday. We pick up again at9 am with theshow, with over 10 acts, closing out again in the early morning hrs on Sunday. Sunday morning at9:30 am, we start off again, with another 5 bands till the close around5:30 pm.
This is a family event and we allow under 12 with parents for free. It is car side camping and we have spots in the wooded areas that we are developing and can be utilized. We have two fields for this event that we will be developing as we build this Venue site which will take some time, but we hope to provide the most care free Venue Site in the Land. We are a green minded atmosphere at Freedom Field, and welcome all to enjoy the land in peace and Harmony.