Music festival benefits fire department

The Third Annual G-Stock Music Festival will benefit the Ridgway Fire Department.The two-day event will be held Friday, Aug. 3 and Saturday, Aug. 4 at 142 Old Red Mill Dam Rd. [Gardner's Grove], Montmorenci, Ridgway.Gates will open at 5 p.m. and music will held from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.This year's lineup features TopGunHighFive, Boogie with Stu and Crash Factory on Friday and King Thaddeus, Six Pack and Bounty Hunter on Saturday.Event planner Josh Gardner said once winter broke he and his family began making preparations for this year's festival."We wanted to give the community something to come out together for, listen to live music, have a good time and raise money for a good cause," Josh said.The event will take place rain or shine. Patrons are welcome to bring a lawn chair or canopy and a cooler. Camping is also permitted.Must be 16 years of age to enter unless accompanied by an adult.Concession stands will be available. Phyllis [Ma Gardner] will be cooking hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage, french fries and walking tacos [taco meat in a Dorito bag].For more information or directions visit up a copy of the Monday, July 30, 2012 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.