A new festival is in town


The band Jersey performs on the courtsquare during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.

The band Jersey performs on the courtsquare during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Keegan Blackford, 10, of Sidney, son of Kent and Susan Blackford, tries to toss a football through one of 3 holes on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Frank Wolaver, 9, of Sidney, looks out from a jail cell at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office booth on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Frank is the son of David and Jennifer Wolaver.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelby County Dog Warden Chastity Crowder, left to right, introduces a dog named, Mia, to brothers, Tyler Rickert, 4, and Eli Rickert, 2, both of Sidney, on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. The brothers are the children of Devon and Kayla Rickert. Mia is available for adoption.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Matthew Daniels, far left, hands an art station toy to Neveah DeNise, 4. both of Sidney. Standing behind her, left to right, are Austin Gregg holding his daughter, Scarlette Gregg, 1, Neveah’s grandpa, Kevin DeNise, Lakota DeNise, 3, and Caitlyn DeNise, all of Sidney. Neveah and Lakota are the children of Caitlyn DeNise. The toys were supplied by Marine Toys for Tots. Volunteers from Agape, Good 360 and the Salvation Army helped hand out the toys on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Nicole Chambers, far right, of Sidney, prepares a chili dog at Dave’s Tasty Dogs while her co-workers, far left, Dave Chambers and Andrew Henderson, look on during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Addison Hanson, 8, of Sidney, draws with chalk on West Poplar St. at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Addison is the daughter of Brian and Lori Hanson.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

John Brunson, of Montezuma, inquires about handmade guitars for sale Montezuma at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Hannah Michael, of Sidney, paints with a sponge at Hammer and Stain that was open to visitors during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mugs for sale by B. Davis sit under a tent at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mikey Wayne headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

People listen to Mikey Wayne as he headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Lake Woolley, left, of Jackson Center, poses with headliner, Mikey Wayne after Wayne pulled Lake up on stage. Wayne was performing on a stage set-up in the street in front of the Historic Sidney Theatre on Saturday, June 18. Wayne was one of the singers that performed at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The band Jersey performs on the courtsquare during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.

The band Jersey performs on the courtsquare during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1440.jpgThe band Jersey performs on the courtsquare during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Keegan Blackford, 10, of Sidney, son of Kent and Susan Blackford, tries to toss a football through one of 3 holes on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1453.jpgKeegan Blackford, 10, of Sidney, son of Kent and Susan Blackford, tries to toss a football through one of 3 holes on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Frank Wolaver, 9, of Sidney, looks out from a jail cell at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office booth on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Frank is the son of David and Jennifer Wolaver.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1475.jpgFrank Wolaver, 9, of Sidney, looks out from a jail cell at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office booth on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Frank is the son of David and Jennifer Wolaver. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelby County Dog Warden Chastity Crowder, left to right, introduces a dog named, Mia, to brothers, Tyler Rickert, 4, and Eli Rickert, 2, both of Sidney, on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. The brothers are the children of Devon and Kayla Rickert. Mia is available for adoption.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1491.jpgShelby County Dog Warden Chastity Crowder, left to right, introduces a dog named, Mia, to brothers, Tyler Rickert, 4, and Eli Rickert, 2, both of Sidney, on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. The brothers are the children of Devon and Kayla Rickert. Mia is available for adoption. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Matthew Daniels, far left, hands an art station toy to Neveah DeNise, 4. both of Sidney. Standing behind her, left to right, are Austin Gregg holding his daughter, Scarlette Gregg, 1, Neveah’s grandpa, Kevin DeNise, Lakota DeNise, 3, and Caitlyn DeNise, all of Sidney. Neveah and Lakota are the children of Caitlyn DeNise. The toys were supplied by Marine Toys for Tots. Volunteers from Agape, Good 360 and the Salvation Army helped hand out the toys on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1520.jpgMatthew Daniels, far left, hands an art station toy to Neveah DeNise, 4. both of Sidney. Standing behind her, left to right, are Austin Gregg holding his daughter, Scarlette Gregg, 1, Neveah’s grandpa, Kevin DeNise, Lakota DeNise, 3, and Caitlyn DeNise, all of Sidney. Neveah and Lakota are the children of Caitlyn DeNise. The toys were supplied by Marine Toys for Tots. Volunteers from Agape, Good 360 and the Salvation Army helped hand out the toys on the courtsquare at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Nicole Chambers, far right, of Sidney, prepares a chili dog at Dave’s Tasty Dogs while her co-workers, far left, Dave Chambers and Andrew Henderson, look on during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1542.jpgNicole Chambers, far right, of Sidney, prepares a chili dog at Dave’s Tasty Dogs while her co-workers, far left, Dave Chambers and Andrew Henderson, look on during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Addison Hanson, 8, of Sidney, draws with chalk on West Poplar St. at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Addison is the daughter of Brian and Lori Hanson.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1569.jpgAddison Hanson, 8, of Sidney, draws with chalk on West Poplar St. at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Addison is the daughter of Brian and Lori Hanson. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

John Brunson, of Montezuma, inquires about handmade guitars for sale Montezuma at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1580.jpgJohn Brunson, of Montezuma, inquires about handmade guitars for sale Montezuma at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Hannah Michael, of Sidney, paints with a sponge at Hammer and Stain that was open to visitors during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1588.jpgHannah Michael, of Sidney, paints with a sponge at Hammer and Stain that was open to visitors during the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mugs for sale by B. Davis sit under a tent at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1594.jpgMugs for sale by B. Davis sit under a tent at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mikey Wayne headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1853.jpgMikey Wayne headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

People listen to Mikey Wayne as he headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1831.jpgPeople listen to Mikey Wayne as he headlines at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Lake Woolley, left, of Jackson Center, poses with headliner, Mikey Wayne after Wayne pulled Lake up on stage. Wayne was performing on a stage set-up in the street in front of the Historic Sidney Theatre on Saturday, June 18. Wayne was one of the singers that performed at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/06/web1_DSC_1863.jpgLake Woolley, left, of Jackson Center, poses with headliner, Mikey Wayne after Wayne pulled Lake up on stage. Wayne was performing on a stage set-up in the street in front of the Historic Sidney Theatre on Saturday, June 18. Wayne was one of the singers that performed at the first annual Sidney Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News