Event features music, vehicles


Tribune staff reports

Truck-A-Palooza 5 will be June 4 in Dorel Juvenile Group’s State Street parking lot in Columbus.

The free, anything-on-wheels show will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with live music starting at 10:30 a.m. Free registration and parking for the anything-on-wheels show will begin at 8:30 a.m., and visitors should enter off of Cherry Street.

Trophies will be handed out for several categories, and driver prizes will be raffled off throughout the show.

The free concert will be headlined by Tyler Steel with special guests HotWired and Josh Melton. HotWired takes the stage at 10:30 a.m., Melton at 11:45 a.m. and Steel at 1 p.m.

Steel is a native of Waxahachie, Texas, but now lives in Nashville, Tennessee and is a country music singer. His newly released second studio album is “3rd Gear.”

HotWired has been playing Truck-A-Palooza since the first show. The country band from southern Indiana has been performing for more than 12 years.

Melton is a country singer/songwriter originally from Ohio who now lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Food will be available for purchase courtesy of Ellison Concessions, Firehouse Ice Cream and Tailgaters BBQ. Event T-shirts will be available for $5. Indiana Country 101.1 WKKG will be giving away official Truck-A-Palooza 5 stadium cups, can coolers and keychains.

The family-friendly event also will feature a free bounce house and a touch-a-truck area, and the Mill Race Clowns will be handing out balloon animals.

Free spectator parking will be available off of Gladstone Avenue.

Information: Kelsey James at 812-372-4448 or [email protected]

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