Love Out Loud Music Festival 2023

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Love Out Loud Music Festival is a one-day, ticketed event. Local bands will be performing at Raccoon Creek Music Park in Dallas. Music will include original and tribute bands covering all genres of music! Local businesses and vendors will be selling food, beverages and more.

This event will be benefitting Loving Arms Cancer Outreach and the cancer warriors they serve.

The proceed will help continue our mission of Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc is to instill hope and joy as well as provide education and support to empower patients and their families throughout the cancer journey. Through our various programs  such as Health, Wellness, & Support Group; Financial Assistance through essential home bills, gas, grocery and transportation gift cards; Free wigs, hats, and scarves as well as provide free durable medical goods to those who are currently in active cancer related treatment.

Sponsorships are available. The event will be held rain or shine. All proceeds will benefit Loving Arms Cancer Outreach.

The #LoveOutLoud Line Up!


Get ready to rock out with some of the most talented “docs” in the area!  PARADOCS will be taking the stage to play all your favorite classic rock hits ike Get Ready, A Hard Day’s Night, Knock On Wood, Start Me Up, Black Velvet, Pretty Woman, Boot Scootin’ Boogie, and more. These skilled musicians are medical personnel and Wellstar staff by day and rockers by night who come together to share their love of music and give back to their community. With a passion for music and undeniable stage presence, they’re sure to deliver an unforgettable concert experience.Founded by Dr. Larry Clements and Dr. Joe Havlik, PARADOCS is comprised of healthcare professionals from the metro Atlanta area who have a passion for music. During the past 25+ years, members have come and gone but the mission of the band has stayed the same: have fun, play great music and make a positive difference.

Follow them on Facebook! @PARADOCS 


Rae and the Ragdolls are an eclectic band of rock and rollers who make magic in the studio and on the stage. Writing and performing a blend of styles from folky psychedelia to room rattling rock, Rae and the Ragdolls have something for everyone to boogie down to. Hailing from the metro-Atlanta area, they have been on lineups with greats like Nick Perri and the Underground Thieves, The Velveteers, Starcrawler, Larkin Poe, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Drive-By Truckers, and Mavis Staples. The band consists of wild front woman Rae G. Biv, William Bennett Jr. and Spencer Lingle splitting 6 string duties, Olivia Towe thumpin’ the bass, and Devon Hirsch beating the drums.

Follow them on Instagram! @Raeandtheragdolls


Man Bites Dog plays an acoustic mix of classic rock, a little old school country with a little 80’s music thrown in. They take some of your favorites like Purple Rain and add their own flare to it. Crowd pleasing, foot stomp’n, sing’n along, drink’n, good time’n, music. DRINK IT IN…ALWAYS GOES DOWN SMOOTH

Follow them on Facebook! @ManBitesDogacousticband


Brandon Wylie is a simple blue collar guy with a passion for music. Brandon was born and raised in Douglasville, Georgia and has made a career out of being an electrical lineman while refining his musical abilities. Brandon’s love and foundation of music began at a very young age. He recalls getting on stage with his grandfather, Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Hughie Wylie, at Bluegrass Festivals as young as 3 and 4 years old. He discovered his passion for singing when he was just 6, and started playing the guitar at 21. Brandon’s striking voice has been compared to such greats as Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. Through the years, Brandon has had the opportunity to play many Southeastern venues including, The Georgia World Congress Center, the North Georgia State Fair and Brothers Bar in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Brandon’s most prominent musical influences include Merle Haggard, the Eagles, and Garth Brooks. Cutting his teeth on old country songs, as well as rock and roll classics from such artists as, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seger, and John Mellencamp, has played a part in defining his style. Brandon states, “I would never define myself as simply rock or country, but a mixture of many styles. I just like to play good music no matter where it originated.”. 

Follow Brandon on Instagram: @Bwylie10


Marietta duo The Velvet Knives channel rock energy from rock greats like The Beatles, Gary Clark jr. and The Black Keys and give it their own twist. With riveting guitar riffs, thumping baselines and booming drum fills, the band leaves it all on the stage and it shows.

Childhood friends, Isaac Ferretiz (vocals,guitars) and Omar “Goomz” Ojeda (backing vocals,bass), come together to shake off the rust of their past selves and figure out how deliver a unique experience. The boys use inspirations from past concert going experience and want to deliver the same experience to their audience.

Follow them on Instagram: @TheVelvetKnivesBand


2:00 Gates Open
3:00 Event Begins

3:10 The Velvet Knives

4:00 Brandon Wylie 
4:55 Man Bites Dog
6:10 Rae & The Ragdolls


Vendors On Site:

Make sure to stop by the Vendor Village to shop and enjoy some tasty treats from local businesses!

Mi Pajarera– Art, Craft & Textile online store of different parts of Mexico 
A Better Bookstore Boutique– Wellness books, bookmarks, therapeutic soaps, aromatherapy, t-shirts and more! 
* Maggie’s Gift Shop- Gift shop items, jewelry & children’s items 
Hide & Go Seek Jewelry– Handmade jewelry
HotRod Popcorn– Small batch, artisan popcorn (sweet & savory) 
Mingo’s Snowcones– Freeze dried candy, lemonade, snow cones, italian ice, cotton candy & more!
Nosylla Designs– Handmade pocket scarves, dog collars, wooden ornaments, un-paper towels, fused glass items and more!
Shannon Stallard Designs– Leather, polymer & mixed media jewelry 
South Cobb Lions Club– Local chapter of the international service club 
* Team Evolve Activation Stem Cells- Non-invasive reactivation stem cell patches 
Tia Hydrate– IV Hydration (energy/memory booster, hangover special, beauty cocktails) and more! 

Loving Arms Cancer Outreach will also have an informational booth as well as festival merch and LACO merch as well!!
THANK YOU to all the vendors who agreed to come set up at our event!! You will definitely want to check them out and say thanks for supporting #LoveOutLoudFest and Loving Arms! 🙂

What is the bag policy? 


  • Fanny Pack
  • Small Purse/Clutch
  • Cross-body Pack
  • SMALL Coolers


  • Large Fabric Bags
  • Backpacks
  • Weapons
  • Drugs

Can I bring my pets? 

Due to liability reason we cannot allow live animals inside of the festival grounds.

Where is the Festival? 

Nestled in the Burnt Hickory Community of North Paulding County, Georgia The 2023 Love Out Loud Festival will be held at Raccoon Creek Music Park located at 332 Music Park Path, Dallas, GA 30132. This is an outdoor venue with a covered stage area.

Where do I park? 

The venue has 2 large fields where you will be guided to park by our parking attendants. Both fields require some walking so be sure to arrive early to secure your spot!

More detailed information will be provided closer to the event.

Where can I purchase tickets and how much do they cost?

Festival tickets will be available soon. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Ticket sales at the event gate are subject to availability. Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Early Bird Tickets $30
  • General Admission tickets $35

· Festival is Rain or Shine. No refunds or exchanges.

What amenities are provided at the festival? 

  • Excellent Live Bands
  • Tent Vendors
  • Clean Toilets
  • Fun People
  • Medical Services

What is prohibited from bringing into the festival? 

  • Pets
  • Glass
  • Picnic Baskets
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Fireworks

Is there re-entry? 

Yes, if you have a festival bracelet you may leave and re-enter the festival.

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