Band festival Aug. 10 & 11 to benefit foundation


The third annual Honey Fest, a 2-day music and arts festival to raise money for the fight against Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), will be Aug. 10 and 11 in Downingtown.

The campout event is at Paradise Farm Camps Summer Camp. All proceeds benefit the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.

There will be kids’ activities, craft and art vendors, food, plus 17 national, regional, and local bands.

Friday night will feature the nation's premier Pink Floyd Tribute, Set The Controls - from Nashville - plus other tribute acts.

Saturday features reggae, rock, and funk bands, as well as an Allman Brothers tribute, Live At The Fillmore. Headlining Saturday night is Honey Juice.

Tickets are $15 for a day pass in advance, and $20 at the gate. Kids under age 12 are admitted free. A weekend camping/show pass is just $40 in advance, and $50 at the gate for Friday and Saturday.

The camp has activities such as hiking, canoeing, swimming, volleyball, and a pinball arcade.

Advance tickets may be purchased at