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. This popular event will start at 7:00pm.  Doors open at 6:30pm.

This year’s theme is:  Road Trip.

Tickets can be purchased online (click on link below) or at the Trekkers office.


BANDS (more to be announced soon)


Drive By Todd is a zesty alternative rock band hailing from Midcoast Maine. Established in 2013, the band has taken on various forms before assuming its current incarnation, the “triumvirate of rock”:  Jake Nagy on lead guitar; Peyton Feener on drums, and Joanna Grierson as the vocals/rhythm guitar/bass. You can learn more at



Trekkers is seeking musical acts for this year’s event, especiallythose 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. 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 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