Free concert series | Summer of 2023 | Downtown Piqua
Food. Fun. Music. Beer. Community.
Hosted by the Piqua Arts Council and Mainstreet Piqua, the famous Rock Piqua! is a combination of various FREE concerts open to the entire community. In the past, Rock Piqua! has been composed of three free concerts taking place throughout the summer months. Since 2021, the event has become an all-day Food Truck & Music Festival.
The Festival features a full day of live entertainment from some of our region’s greatest bands, multiple food trucks, craft and domestic beer from local breweries, and a day of celebrating the art of music with friends and family of the great Piqua community and beyond.
The 2022 Rock Piqua Food Truck & Music Festival takes place on Saturday, June 18 from 3pm to 11pm held in Downtown Piqua. Join us... Enjoy a summer day celebrating the art of music, great food, an ice cold beer and, most importantly, the ability to gather together again with our community!
In 2022, we didn't just bring some of the area's greatest bands, we brought them through the era of the 60s! In addition to some of the community's favorite local bands such as Cole Ritter and The Night Owls, Hi-Fi Honey, Matt Waters and the Recipe and Driving Force, we invited Aftermath | Experience the Sixties to close the night out! View the 2022 music schedule by clicking the button below.
With some of the greatest food trucks from the area, the 2022 Rock Piqua Food Truck & Music Festival brought a variety of some of Piqua's favorite foods. From Tin Roof Mobile Cuisine, to Raging Bull Woodfired Pizza, to G's Cue BBQ, to B&V Eatz, to Susie's Big Dipper, we had it all.
Whether you're a craft beer fan or you're devoted to the classic domestic beer, we've got you covered. At the annual festival, we make sure that everyone has their favorite drink in hand, whether it's a Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Moeller Brew Barn's Wally Post Red + Blueberry Blonde, Budweiser, Crooked Handle's Main St Kölsch + Trinity Haze IPA, or various White Claws flavors.
The Rock Piqua Food Truck & Music Festival is FREE for ALL, with the mission to unite our community through the art of music. Enjoy a summer day celebrating the art of music, great food, an ice cold beer and, most importantly, the ability to gather together again with our community!
Piqua's Rock 'N Roll Car Show returned for its 5th year, on Saturday, June 18, 2022 along Main St and Ash St in Piqua from noon to 5pm! With over 125 participating cars, trucks and motorcycles and people's choice awards, this show was a can't miss. For more information about the 5th Annual Rock 'N Roll Car Show, please click the button below.
View the schedule below for live entertainment featured in the 2022 Rock Piqua Food Truck & Music Festival.
With everything from the instruments to clothing from the 60s era, Aftermath recreates the best sights and sounds of the 1960s with incredible accuracy - a show you do not want to miss!
Founded in 2019 by Cole Ritter, the award-winning band has been pioneering new sonic spaces and finding their very own home-grown sound that is completely new, yet nostalgic.
The professional Top 40 variety band performs cover music from a wide range of artists, generations and genres such as pop, rock, dance, R&B and country. Hi-Fi Honey is all-age appropriate and family-friendly.
The rock & soul artist from Cincinnati, Ohio who found love in music at an early age, Matt Waters, has performed all over the country with a mixed bag of configurations; anything from a one-man band with a loop pedal to a 9 piece funk band under one roof known as the Recipe.
The Ohio-based cover band performs many of the Classic top hits from the 70s, 80s and beyond, bringing a synergistic sound that makes you want to get up and dance.
Aftermath | Experience the Sixties show recreates the sights and sounds of the 60s featuring authentic reproductions of some of the most memorable songs from the 1960s era.
The band delivers the sights of the 60s with period-correct costuming , as well as the sounds of the era so authentically that it’s easy for the audience to go back in time while watching, listening and enjoying the show! Aftermath always delivers a spot-on, family-friendly performance.
During the show, audiences relive the 60s listening to British Invasion, 60s Pop, Psychedelic and ‘Everything Groovy.’ From the Beatles, Byrds & ‘Stones to the Monkees, Grass Roots, Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock, Aftermath is the 60s while performing the show.
Aftermath has shared the stage with the likes of The Hollies, 1964 The Tribute, Peter Noone, The Vogues, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Buckinghams, 1910 Fruitgum Co. and several other national acts, as well as headlining shows at festivals, fairs, community concert series, rib burn offs and other public and private engagements.
The 5th Annual Rock 'N Roll Car Show took place along Main St. and Ash St. in Piqua, Ohio.
Registration began at 11am on Saturday, June 18, 2022, located in front of the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce at 326 N. Main St., Piqua, Ohio 45356. Pre-registration was also available.
*PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration does not guarantee a complimentary dash plaque.
An entry fee of $5 per car is required to participate. $4 per car will be donated to the Bethany Center, an ecumenical ministry in Piqua, manifesting God's love by sharing resources, offering guidance and education, and serving those in need.
FREE dash plaques were valid for the first 75 cars upon arrival on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
Trophies were awarded to the best cars across various categories, determined by People's Choice, including Best of Show, Best 60s Era, Best Paint Job, Best Interior and Best Motorcycle.
Piqua Arts Council is dedicated to making the arts accessible in our community through education, support and presentation.
Mainstreet Piqua is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Piqua.
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