Agape Music Festival
|Location(s)||Bond County Fairgrounds
|Years active||1977 - present|
AgapeFest, formerly known as Agape Music Festival, is an annual, Christian music festival in Greenville, IL. It features many Christian musicians and some of today's top Christian bands. The festival is sponsored by nearby Greenville College and has been student-run since its inception in 1977. AgapeFest is generally held the last weekend in April or first weekend in May, and bands perform from early afternoon Friday until late evening on Saturday. They offer free camping and free parking to attendees.
Past festivals have featured Christian musicians like TobyMac, Audio Adrenaline, Kutless, Hawk Nelson, Lecrae, Owl City, RunKidRun, BarlowGirl, Salvador, Relient K, Sanctus Real, Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Falling Up, John Reuben, David Crowder Band, Superchick, Skillet, Five Iron Frenzy, Switchfoot, Jars of Clay, the Supertones, Petra, Rich Mullins, Whiteheart, Grammatrain, The Waiting, Johnny Q. Public, and many others.
The festival is a member of the Christian Festival Association.
- AgapeFest - Official site
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