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‘Rock of Ages’: Main Street Batesville announces 2022 Winter Gala plans  

The 2022 Main Street Batesville (MSB) Winter Gala will be held on Saturday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Street Loft located at 267 East Main on the third floor. The gala is a fundraiser for the non-profit, Main Street Batesville, Inc.  

The gala will take you back in time to the 80s and, of course, the need to dance. According to a media release, the “Rock of Ages” theme will bring an ultimate high-energy tribute to classic rock n’ roll with performances of legendary rock anthems. The live band will feature the following local musicians: Penny  Wolfe, John Parks, Jason Moser, Mike Foster, Mark Reeves, and Shannon Rounds. These individuals are band members of Jaded Heart and Secret Service. The band will start performing at 9 p.m  

There will be awards given to the best dressed, best dance moves, and more. The recipient of the “Spirit of Main Street” award will also be announced during the event. The “Spirit of Main Street” award is given each year to an individual or group that has gone above and beyond to help carry out the mission of Main Street Batesville.  

The 2022 Winter Gala will feature drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a live and silent auction, a tattoo parlor, and an art show. The art show will feature submissions from the community. Guests to the gala will vote on their favorites during the event. The winners will receive a prize. Among the items for the live auction are a youth four-wheeler and an all-expenses-paid VIP trip to the birthplace of rock n’ roll — Memphis, Tenn.  

“As Starship sings: ‘We built this city on rock n’ roll.’ We want everyone to come out and enjoy an evening that supports a great cause,” said Event Coordinator Jenifer Floyd.

Tickets are $35 for individuals and $500 for a VIP table of 10. Tickets are available online at mainstreetbatesville.org. Other ticket locations include Merchants and Planters Bank, Studio Salon, and Batesville Mercantile.  

For more information, email mainstreetbatesville@gmail.com


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