Rocket Suzie Music Festival!

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posted 5/31/2013 in Community News

Northwest Bank is proud to sponsor the Rocket Suzie Music Festival

Pictured from left to right are (Back Row) Dean Jacobsen, Paul Daniels, Bruce Klenken and Jason Warren of Northwest Bank. (Front Row) Dave Jacobsen and Leann Jacobsen, co-owner of The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine Bar and Tom Maertens and Sue Salton of Northwest Bank 


Northwest Bank is proud to be the main sponsor of the Rocket Suzie Music Festival! The inaugural Rocket Suzie Music Festival will be held during Spencer’s annual Flagfest celebration and is presented by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine Bar. Rocket Suzie will take place outside of the Gary’s on the River complex on June 8, 2013, with six national musical acts performing from 1pm – 11pm.

Northwest Bank and The Rocket Suzie Music Festival are pleased to announce the following line-up:

  • Chad Elliot (1:00-2:00 pm)
  • Bright Giant (2:30- 3:30 pm)
  • Dick Prall (4:00 – 5:30 pm)
  • Host Country (6:00– 6:45 pm)
  • The Trishas (7:30– 8:30 pm)
  • Greg Brown (9:00 – 10:30 pm)

Dean Jacobsen, President of Northwest Bank in Spencer commented, “Northwest Bank is proud to sponsor this event allowing us to collaborate with other community businesses to bring such a unique experience to the Spencer area. Spencer is unique because we are able to provide events that you typically find in big cities and host them in our community. We are excited for these national musicians to entertain in Spencer bringing Indie Folk music to the banks of the Little Sioux River. We invite you to join us for this special evening and take a peek around – stay for a little or stay till the end!”

LeAnn Jacobsen, co-owner of The Bear Coffeehouse & Wine Bar commented, “A huge thank you to Northwest Bank as the major sponsor of the Rocket Suzie Music Festival. Over a thousand music fans and Flagfest visitors are expected to converge on Spencer. This Rocket Suzie experience is made possible by our generous sponsors in bringing this day-long celebration of music to Northwest Iowa.”

Tickets can be purchased at Northwest Bank located at 705 Grand Avenue in Spencer, on or at the following downtown Spencer locations: The Bear Coffeehouse & Wine Bar and Carey’s Electronics.

Northwest Bank is a $1.05 billion community bank that offers a full line of business, agricultural, mortgage, consumer deposit and lending services as well as wealth management services. Northwest Bank has offices located in Algona, Arnolds Park, Ankeny, Belmond, Estherville, Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Milford, Spencer, Spirit Lake, Storm Lake, West Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha and La Vista, Nebraska.

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