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3rd Annual #LIVIN Music Festival

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - September 19 @ 8:00 am

Annual #LIVIN Music Festival EXPANDS:
Two Days of Live Music, Food, Camping, Comradery and More!
Let’s Show the World That It’s ALWAYS a Great Day to Be Alive!!
Join Us in Elk River for 2 DAYS of Live Music, BBQ, Family Activities and a Community of People on a Mission to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness!

WHAT: 3rd Annual #LIVIN Music Festival

Join us for the 3rd Annual #LIVIN Music Festival to benefit the #LIVIN Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote a positive outlook on life, reduce the stigma associated with depression and mental illness and ultimately prevent suicide through various activities, events and outreach. Funds from #LIVIN Music Festival are used to host Camp LIVIN, a weekend long retreat for families who lost a loved one to suicide.

Paul Thomas (PT) helped found the organization after losing his father to suicide in 2013. “My father, Thomas Hohag, was not only the most important and influential person in my life but also was an amazing husband, father, neighbor, and friend. And, tragically, he was gone. The “Hawk” was the kind of person who you loved to be with because he made you feel better about who you were.” PT says.

PT decided instead of focusing on how his father died, he wanted to embrace the way he lived. “I needed to encourage others to TALK about depression & suicide instead of hiding it due to embarrassment. This way we could reduce the stigma associated with depression and other mental illness and maybe, just maybe, save a life in the process.”

Join us to support the mission of The #LIVIN Foundation at the #LIVIN Music Festival. Guests will enjoy a BBQ competition, live music, yard games, positive vibes and great *live* music expanded to TWO DAYS with camping availability both nights! Also new this year is a cornhole tournament on Saturday night. Make a weekend of it!

National Headliner Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry will perform on Saturday night along with some incredible artists like Chris Kroeze, Natalie Murphy, Jake Nelson Music, Poppa Bear Norton, Russ Parrish, The Jensen Sisters, Swanny Rose & Hailey James! Saturday tickets are on sale NOW!
Friday night is FREE with Live music from The Thrillbillies & The Jensen Sisters! Also, if you camp on Friday night it’s only $1 for the whole weekend! (Saturday only camping is just $50)
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, September 18 & 19


Friday, September 18
Gates open
Camping load-in
Bonfire & live entertainment

Saturday, September 19
FREE daytime activities for the community, including:
• Yard Games
• Food/Drink
• Family Friendly Activities
• Live Music
• BBQ Rib and Chicken Cook-off
5pm: Festival begins, Ticket is required

Sunday, September 20
Camping load-out

WHERE: ERX Motor Park
21591 US-169
Elk River, MN 55330

TICKETS: Purchase here
INFO: https://livinfoundation.org/

This event would not be possible without the amazing sponsors & partners like Zylstra Harley Davidson, Canvas Health, Supreme Lending–Dream Team, Pacifico, 651-Carpets, LeFebvre Bulk Transport, Whispering Pines Assisted Living, Service Today, Loving Hands Transportation, NW Area Jaycees, Fractional Toys & our wonderful venue ERX Motor Park! Please THANK these businesses whenever you get a chance! We hope you can join us for this event and help us Start The Conversation, Reduce The Stigma, & Get Busy #LIVIN! Remember it is ALWAYS a great day to be alive!!

**Tickets purchased in 2020 WILL BE HONORED–please email PT@teamworkhorse.com to get your updated 2021 tickets!!
2021 Cancelation Policy:
The LIVIN Music Festival is a fundraiser for our 501c3 non-profit (LIVIN Foundation EIN 47-3383175). Tickets are non-refundable and considered a donation to our organization. All sales are FINAL, with the exception of postponement due to COVID-19 restrictions. If postponed due to COVID (again!?), tickets will be honored at the 2022 event or refunds will be issued upon request. We appreciate the support to our movement and organization. The LIVIN Foundation will do everything in our power to provide a memorable and safe experience in 2021.


September 17 @ 5:00 pm
September 19 @ 8:00 am


ERX Motor Park
21591 US-169
Elk River,55330
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