Trekkapalooza, Friday, April 27

Fading Dawn was the winner of Trekkapalooza 2016, earning the title of “Best Bus Band”.

Our 13th annual Trekkapalooza concert will showcase a diverse and talented set of Maine-based acts in an energizing and fun Battle of the Bands on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, located at 345 Main Street in Rockland.

Trekkers is seeking musical acts for this year’s event, especially those with a distinctive sound and style that can add to the amazing line-up of talent. If selected to perform at Trekkapalooza, bands will be eligible to win a cash prize and be crowned Best Bus Band 2018.

The Trekkapalooza committee is looking for musical acts of all ages and styles.  Those interested in performing should contact the Trekkers office at 594-5095 or email Amber Johnston at Trekkapalooza is a chem-free event for all ages.

Tickets will soon be on sale for $10 and can be purchased or reserved at the Trekkers office or by calling 594-5095. This popular event will start at 7:00pm.  Doors open at 6:30pm.

Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 the day of the event (day of event ticket sales start at 6:30 pm at box office at Strand Theatre).

All proceeds from this student-led fundraiser will benefit Trekkers, a youth mentoring organization that serves 7th through 12th grade students growing up in the communities of Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, St. George and Thomaston. For more information, visit