Summer Sundown Music Festival 2023

  • August 25 - 27, 2023
  • The Stage at Lake Sara

    8724 East Marine Road
    Effingham, Illinois 62401
Ticket Price $58.82 This event is now over


ONLY 23 TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE LOW PRICE OF $55 FOR THE ENTIRE 3 DAY WEEKEND (that's $30 off the gate price!!). Prices rise on Dec. 1st.

Summer Sundown Music Festival 2023
When: August 25-27, 2023
Where: The Stage at Lake Sara, just outside of Effingham, IL
What: Family-friendly, accessible, small footprint, multi-genre music festival focused on the local musicians of Central Illinois, with electrifying national artists atop the bill

Summer Sundown Music Festival’s mission is to bring together the music makers and music lovers of Central Illinois and beyond to celebrate the rich and eclectic music scene that thrives in our region. For a few late summer days and nights, right outside Effingham, IL, we aim to bring together as many of these artists as possible for a weekend of homegrown, original music. Alongside these amazing local bands, we stack the deck with fantastic national/international touring acts to add even more electricity to the event.

Not only are we proud to present all of this great local music, the heart of Summer Sundown lies within the community that comes together full of families, festival families, vendors, craftspeople, tradespeople, healers, and music-lovers who all bring their own unique addition to the festival atmosphere and community.

Our community keeps growing beyond the Effingham area and we are thrilled to host our friends, new and old, for the 4th Summer Sundown Music Festival, August 25-27, 2023.

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Summer Sundown Music Festival is produced in partnership with Poss Music Works. Poss Music Work is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on bringing music and music education to Central Illinois, based in Effingham, IL.

Date & Time

Aug 25, 2023 5:00 PM - Aug 27, 2023 7:00 PM

Venue Details

The Stage at Lake Sara

8724 East Marine Road
Effingham, Illinois 62401 The Stage at Lake Sara
Poss Music Works NFP

Poss Music Works is a 501c3 NFP with a mission to bring and foster music and culture to the Downstate Illinois area, with Effingham, IL as ground zero. We present music festivals and one-off music shows featuring national and regional original music touring acts. We present the Moccasin Creek Festival in June and the Summer Sundown Music Festival in September at The Stage at Lake Sara in Effingham IL.

Poss Music Works aims to instill an interest in, and love of, great Americana music in the regions youth. All of our festivals offer free admission to patrons 15 and under. We provide youth open mics around the region and we are attempting to partner with communities to present ‘youth music shows’ featuring young performers, for young patrons in a family friendly, alcohol free environment.

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