Prairiefest raises money and brings live music to Vermillion

Prairiefest in cooperation with Coyoteopoly, a USD-student run corporation, looks to raise money for the Vermillion Food Pantry this fall. Prairiefest will bring live music, outdoor activities, and camping to Vermillion on Thursday, Sept. 30. The event is open to the public and will be held at Ufford Farm at the corner of E. Main Street and Fairview Street off of Highway 50.

Coyoteopoly's Prairiefest is a music festival which will bring regional and local acts to the stage during USD's Dakota Days homecoming week. The musical lineup is headlined by The Rude Band. Other performances consist of Harriet Tweed, More Than Enough, DJ ROYSKI & DJ KOR, and The Amidon Affair.

The event is not only limited to music, as a variety of outdoor activities, vending, and camping will be offered. Tickets are on sale now at Tickets will be $10 in advance, and $15 the day of. All money raised from ticket sales and sponsors will be donated to the Vermillion Food Pantry to help purchase food and supplies.

"We're excited to be able to offer great bands and entertainment while at the same time raising money for such a great cause like the Vermillion Food Pantry," said Dustin Jeschke, president of Coyoteopoly.

For more information about Prairiefest, please visit Additional information is available on the Prairiefest Facebook page.

About Coyoteopoly
Coyoteopoly is a USD-student run corporation that strives to provide charitable work for the Vermillion area. Since its inception in the fall of 2004, Coyoteopoly has had a net revenue of $108,006, which has gone directly to charities and organizations of local interest.

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