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2009 Comcast Taste Of Tippecanoe expands; announces music lineup

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe will take place on June 20, 2009. Forty restaurants, nine stages, thirty two bands, artist’s row and the most amazing fireworks show will showcase the premier summer event of the season from 4 pm to midnight in Downtown Lafayette and Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette. Tickets are $5.00 advance and $10.00 at the gate, 12 and under are free with and accompanying adult.

Due to the overwhelming response and number of bands, the 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe has expanded to nine stages with over forty local and regional acts.

The 2009 music lineup includes:

Taste of Tippecanoe, Downtown Lafayette, Indiana

Taste of Tippecanoe, Downtown Lafayette, Indiana

Main Street Stage – 4th and Main

  • 4:00p–5:00p Chemcoma
  • 5:30p–6:30p Cheese Weasels
  • 7:00p–8:00p Abstract Giants
  • 8:30p–9:30p Waltz for Venus
  • 10:30p– 12:00a Michael Kelsey and Friends

Jazz Café – Depot Plaza

  • 4:15p–5:45p Big Swing Band
  • 6:15p–7:45p Bill Lancten
  • 8:15p–9:45p Bendy-Pastorius Group
  • 10:30p–12:00a Ned Boyd Quartet

Americana Stage – 2nd and Columbia

  • 4:45p–6:15p SmallTown Heroes
  • 6:45p–7:45p Moonshine Mason
  • 8:15p–9:45p Steve Trent and Small Town
  • 10:30p–12:00a Woodstove Flapjacks

World Stage – 3rd and Columbia

  • 4:45p–6:15p Griot Drum Ensemble (African Storytellers)
  • 6:45p–8:15p Traveler’s Dream (French-Canadian)
  • 8:45p–9:45p Cu Roi (Traditional Irish)
  • 10:30p–12:00a The Ark Band (Reggae)

Gospel Stage – Tapawingo Drive North

  • 4:30p–5:45p Malachi Jaggers & Levi Riggs
  • 6:15p–7:45p 2nd Baptist Inspirational Singers
  • 8:15p–9:45p Connersvine
  • 10:30p–12:00a Marker 158

Crossroads Stage – 3rd and Ferry

  • 4:30p–5:45p W T Feaster Band
  • 6:15p–7:45p Echo Delta
  • 8:15p–9:45p Glen Danger & Friends
  • 10:30p–12:00a Uncle Buck’s Mojo Box

Songwriters Stage – John Myers Bridge

  • 4:00p–4:45p Amanda Fletcher
  • 5:00p–5:45p Joe Peters
  • 6:00p–6:45p Without Annette
  • 7:00p–7:45p Mike Reeb & The Consequences
  • 8:00p–8:45p The Jeff Anderson Effect
  • 9:00p–9:45p Benjamin Ezra
  • 10:30p–11:30p Scott Greeson & Friends

In addition, Artist’s Row returns to Ferry Street and the Chef and Family stages will return to Tapawingo Park and feature a full lineup of music, contests and demonstrations.

Thee 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe will feature a free iPhone app that is downloadable from the Taste website;

Printable online tickets are now available for $5.00 at Advanced tickets are $5.00 and will also be available May 1st at any Payless Supermarket.

In an effort to make the 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe a more environmentally friendly event, organizers have teamed up with Go Greener and will introduce recycling stations and a free bicycle parking area.

The 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe is the primary fundraising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation and supports over one hundred arts and education programs in a fourteen county area. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to TAF.

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One Response to “2009 Comcast Taste Of Tippecanoe expands; announces music lineup”

  1. Mark Ticen says:

    Just checking to see if you have any openings for this year’s event? If you are in need of another band, I would appreciate you giving our band, Untucked, an opportunity to participate in your event.
    Mark Ticen


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