Nate Norris (left) and Nicholas Weaver are the cofounders of Pinestock Music Festival, held in Churubusco Sept. 7. Photo contributed
CHURUBUSCO â€” Two friends put their heads together to offer a local experience built off of what they both love in life â€” music.
Nate Norris, of Churubusco, and Nicholas Weaver, of Fort Wayne, have attended several music festivals and have a growing appreciation for local talent.
â€śWe had seen so many festivals become overrated and saturated with sponsorships,â€ť Weaver said. â€śWe thought it would be good to have a festival that wasnâ€™t about the hype, but about the music. We also wanted a stage to showcase independent talent.â€ť
With that sentiment, the pair of friends launched Pinestock Music Festival three years ago.
Weaver has a long career in managing bands, and the festival is held on Norrisâ€™s land in Churubusco.
â€śWe work as a team,â€ť Weaver said. â€śI take care of the talent and the music, Nate does the rest. We both really enjoy the experience.â€ť
The Pinestock Music Festival, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 starting at noon, takes place in the middle of a 20-acre pine tree farm in a small Churubusco.
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