The VetFest 141 Foundation and the Village of Oswego are thrilled to announce VetFest 2021 featuring Vince Neil, the legendary voice of Mötley Crüe, country chart-topper LOCASH, and more.
The four-day festival will return to 1010 Station Drive in Oswego August 26-August 29, 2021. The annual event raises funds for local charities with an emphasis on Veterans and School District 308. Through the 1-for-1 ticketing program a Veteran, active military, first responder, or front-line medical professional will gain free admission to the event for every one ticket purchased. For tickets, visit vetfest141.org. VetFest is also offering supporters the option to buy a burger or beer for a Veteran even if they are unable to attend the festival. You can buy a Veteran a beer and burger by visiting vetfest141.org and clicking on the “Buy One For A Vet” banner.
Vince Neil will headline VetFest 2021 and perform hits such as “Wild Side,” “Girls Girls Girls,” “Dr. Feelgood,” “Home Sweet Home,” and many more. Neil’s up-tempo repertoire and exciting stage presence is anticipated to be a crowd favorite. Twin brothers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson of the hit band Nelson will open on Saturday evening at 8:00 PM. Country duo LOCASH will take the stage on Friday evening with their No. 1 hits, “I Know Somebody” and “One Big Country Song.”‘The Man in Black – A Johnny Cash Tribute starring Shawn Barker will headline Thursday evening with opening act and local favorite Hillbilly Rock Starz. One of These Nights Eagles Tribute Band and popular Chicago-area rock band 7th Heaven will close out the festivities on Sunday. Concert gates open at 5:00 PM Thursday-Saturday and 4:00 PM on Sunday. A carnival will also provide fun for all ages starting at 5:00 PM on Thursday and Friday, and 1:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
VetFest141 is donating $200 to local organizations for every eight-hour shift that is spent volunteering for event setup, support and breakdown. In return, volunteers will be granted free admission to another day of the festival for free.