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Goodyear Lakeside Music Festival Brings Blockbuster Crowd to Estrella

The Goodyear Lakeside Music Festival, held April 9, 2022 was a smashing success with over 8,500 people attending including Estrella residents and music lovers from all over the West Valley. Families gathered at the picturesque Estrella Lakeside Amphitheater at North Lake to enjoy this free, all-ages celebration.
Hosted by the city of Goodyear and the community of Estrella, the event featured exceptional Arizona bands from an array of musical genres, a plethora of tasty food trucks, games area, crafts for kids, even custom screen-printed t-shirts and posters by artist Quinn Murphy and Hamster Labs. Thousands of younger attendees loved the free LED and glow-in-the dark toys, creating an exciting and wholesome festival atmosphere.
The evening musical line-up included country jams by Marble Heart and the band Swain which offered refreshing rock, funk and folk with a Celtic kick. At sunset The Sugar Thieves performed American roots-style music, then The Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra – a 16-strong afrobeat band featuring Camille Sledge –  took the stage. The night ended with a brilliant fireworks show and headlining musical act, the Wade Kota Band, an amazing singer-songwriter and American Idol finalist.
The Goodyear Lakeside Music Festival has become a part of the fabric of Estrella and event planners are already preparing for next year’s celebration.
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