Mad Love Music Festival – Hingham Anchor



October 10, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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South Shore Conservatory
A Conservatory Drive
Hingham MA 02043

2021 Mad love Bring back rock music festival at the South Shore Conservatory

Annual festival turns up the volume to continue supporting and inspiring young rock musicians

September 21, 2021 – The annual Mad Love Music Festival (MLMF) is excited to be back and better than ever in 2021 to once again rock Hingham’s South Shore Conservatory (SSC). With an incredible array of live music, food, drink and activities for the whole family, Mad love music festival is a tradition of the South Shore of raising funds to sponsor a scholarship for young rockers.

This year’s festival will be held outdoors on October 10e, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at the SSC. This year’s incredible artist lineup includes: AHI, Los Elk, These Wild Plains, Aldous Collins Band, Gracie Grace & All The Goodboys and Overnight.

“We are grateful to be able to perform with our amazing Mad Love community again in October,” said Kathleen Jodka, founder of the Mad Love Music Festival. “It has been a difficult year for many and we know the healing power that music and Mad Love can provide to our community.”

The annual festival was established in 2015 by the Jodka family after Dave Jodka, an amazing father and musician, died of cancer at the age of 44. It was founded to celebrate Dave’s life and create a legacy to share his love of music and inspire future generations of musicians through great rock & roll.

Mad Love 2021 lineup

The headliner for this year’s festival is Canadian indie-soul recording artist AHI. We are delighted to bring this moving talent to the South Shore and know that festival-goers will appreciate his positive vibes and award-winning lyrics. Los Elk is another staple of this year’s lineup, uniquely blending indie-rock with touches of funk, pop and R’n’B. Festival goers won’t want to miss the returning musicians of MLMF – These Wild Plains and the Aldous Collins Band, who are still bringing the house down. New to this year’s lineup is Gracie Grace & All The Goodboys, a blues-inspired pop / rock soul group of five who aren’t afraid to serenade, shred, show and strut. Last but not least is Overnight, Mad Love’s Dave Jodka scholarship group for Future Rockers, who will debut with their new sound after more than a year of hard work, songwriting, and songwriting. many repetitions at a distance to perfect their new atmosphere.

“We’ve worked hard behind the scenes to come up with new programming that shares our mission to work hard, be kind, have fun and always spread Mad Love,” said Kathleen Jodka. “We can’t wait to turn the volume up this year and come down with this eclectic lineup of soul, rock, funk and pop musicians. “

Dave Jodka scholarship for future rockers

Each year, the receipts of Mad love music festival support SSC’s Dave Jodka scholarship for future rockers which funded the regionally renowned group, Toast, and now supports the second generation of house group Mad Love – Overnight. The scholarship, which is open to high school students from the South Shore, covers all expenses associated with performance in the group. Most importantly, the scholarship pays for a coach and other professionals who will help the students really grow as a group. Thanks to the scholarship, band members are able to pursue their love of rock music in a way not often experienced in high school age and learn all the facets of a rock band. , including designing merchandise, setting up concerts, writing songs, recording, and more. Alumni have pursued their passion for music at Berklee College of Music and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, among others.

This year’s festival will feature exclusive merchandise, beer and food trucks from local partners including Hank’s Clam Shack, Nona’s Homemade Ice Cream, CP’s Woodfired Pizza and Moyzilla. The festival will also include partnerships with Untold Brewing with their limited release Mad Love IPA and a new partnership with Barrel House Z with a special Mad Love seltzer bundle.

Tickets for Mad love music festival are $ 35 for adults, $ 20 for students and $ 10 for children. VIP tickets are also available for $ 100 in addition to a virtual $ 50 rocker ticket that fans can support. Crazy Love, even if they cannot attend. To purchase tickets, learn more about Mad Love, and for volunteer opportunities or to become a sponsor, visit

About mad love

Mad Love Music Festival was established in 2015 by the Jodka family after Dave Jodka, an amazing father and musician, died of cancer at the age of 44. The festival was founded to celebrate Dave’s life and create a legacy to share his love of music. and inspire future generations of musicians through great rock & roll. A family-friendly event, the Mad Love Music Festival is a special annual tradition to raise funds to sponsor a scholarship for young rockers. Thanks to Mad Love, rockers around the world are inspired to work hard, be kind, have fun and spread Mad Love.

About the South Shore Conservatory

The Conservatoire de la Rive-Sud (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of residents of the South Shore through music and the arts for more than 50 years. Recognized as a national model of arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest non-profit community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving more than 3,500 students of all ages and abilities on its two beautiful campuses. . and in partnership with schools, social services and community organizations on the South Shore. Students participate in over 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With over 100 exceptional musicians on the faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts each year. Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional and physical health of some of the underserved members of our community, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens the pre-reading skills of young learners in Brockton schools through to integrated music and dramatic play. SSC campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are funded in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information, give us a call, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit


Gerald R. Schneider

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