Thank you to all of these bands for donating their services! <3
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Last update 2/28/2018
We held the first String Break in 2006 to help out our dear friend, musician Kirk Rundstrom. After a diagnosis of esophageal cancer, he required substantial help with medical expenses and had no health insurance. That first String Break ended up being on a rainy and dreary day. But, despite the weather, we were dedicated to our friend’s cause. With help from family, friends and fans, String Break raised more than $10,000 for Kirk. Following Kirk’s death on February 22, 2007, String Break was still dedicated. The young family that was left behind continued to struggle to pay for medical expenses. Our benefit once again raised substantial funds … nearly $10,000. The annual String Break Kirk Rundstrom Memorial Music Festival is scheduled for the first Saturday in May. Year after year, with help from family and friends, String Break hopes to be as successful as in past years. Proceeds from past benefits have benefited the following charities: Rundstrom, Tureen, Bennett Cancer Fund, Inc., Kirby’s Steve Schroeder Memorial Scholarship to WSU, Rundstrom Girls’ Trust Fund, American Cancer Society – Relay for Life. Auctions and raffles are held throughout the event, and merch and concession stands offer goods. These items have been invaluable in past years by helping increase income as well as keeping everyone entertained between bands. Ten bands donate their time to entertain you for the cost of a gate ticket. All proceeds are distributed to charities, with no personal gain to volunteers or partners of String Break. String Break happens on a small farm just east of Newton, Kansas. Rough camping is allowed overnight at no extra cost. No pets are allowed.
11336 NW 150th St.
Newton, KS 67114
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!
$25 (WILL CALL ONLY After April 30)
DAY OF FESTIVAL
Special Thanks to our 2017 Corporate Sponsors:
Ravenscraft Implements, Whitewater, KS
Auntie Mae's Parlor, Manhattan, KS
Te-Pe Oil & Gas, Canton, KS
Pride of Gumbo, Lawrence, KS
The Cotillion, Wichita, KS
Chester's Chop House, Wichita, KS
Buster's Burger Joint, Wichita, KS
Radius Brewing Co., Emporia, KS
Cade's Design Team, Derby, KS
Diva Nails Salon, Derby, KS
Arctic Glacier Ice, Wichita, KS
Tanya's Soup Kitchen, Wichita, KS
The Orpheum, Wichita, KS
Two Brothers BBQ, Wichita, KS
Margarita's Cantina, Wichita, KS
Waste Connections, Wichita, KS
Barleycorn's, Wichita, KS
Lucky's Everyday, Wichita. KS
Kirby's Beer Store, Wichita, KS
The Vagabond, Wichita, KS
Spa MD @ Innovative Vein, Wichita, KS
Truett & Osborn, Wichita, KS
PAST STRING BREAK...
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TICKETS ON SALE!
SPLIT LIP RAYFIELD
TEE SHIRT QUILT RAFFLE