PaoliFest will take place on August 9 & 10 2019 at the JayCee Park in Paoli. Built to be a celebration of the town and community, the festival will be a completely free event featuring local and nationally touring musicians, visual art, films made by local youth, food and craft vendors, workshops, jam sessions and children's entertainment.
The Tomato Products Company, a 1910 factory being lovingly renovated into a community arts center by Kara Schmidt, Andy Gerber and Tim Schmidt. Kara, Andy and Tim are building an artist-in-residency program called Black Vulture Project, which has already brought numerous artists and musicians into the community.
PaoliFest is a joint venture between Black Vulture Project and Jordana Greenberg, a local musician and internationally touring performer who credits the musicians she encountered in Paoli among the influences that have shaped her career.