Community Interest

New Melle Festival Features Brushville, Contagious Concerts, “Gizzard Run”, & More

REVISED APRIL 8 — Correction: Bands are "Contagious" and "Brushville".  
The New Melle Festival is excited to announce that Brushville, a nationally up and coming rockin’ country music band from Bloomington, IL will be performing at the New Melle Festival this year.

Join us for all the activities of the 3-day event, June 13-15, 2019.

Thursday Night – Bring out the kids and grandkids for Family Night featuring a magic show, balloon artist, vehicles and demonstrations from local first responder agencies, the ever-popular agri-land, and more.

Friday Night – The fun continues with live entertainment featuring the ever-popular, returning favorite, Contagious, plus our annual queen pageant at 7 p.m.

Saturday features a full day of activities starting with a “Gizzard Run” at 9 a.m.(1K walk, 5K run), the fun-filled “Movie-themed” parade at 1:30 p.m., and new after-parade activities planned for the afternoon.

Saturday night, put on your dancing boots and join us for a high-energy rockin’ country band, Brushville – which has been bringing down the house with sold out performances across the country.

The entire weekend, kids can enjoy the carnival rides as the adults enjoy the world famous gizzards and cold beverages. Watch for more details in the coming weeks at and on the New Melle Sports and Recreation Facebook page. Be sure to stay in the loop and don’t miss out on the fun! To become a vendor or for any other information about the event, call 636-828-5158 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..