Events

Dates

  • 12/12/20 Rocktoberfest in Irwin, PA at Brandy’s Basement

Mission

It is the mission of Rock for Life to provide financial support to needy individuals residing in Western PA who are suffering from life threatening diseases. Rock for Life sponsors music festivals and other music-related and general fundraising events to raise the monies necessary to support its purpose.

Recipient(s) of support will be determined annually, utilizing selection criteria guidelines as adopted by the Directors. Financial support may be provided to a needy individual or a non-profit organization that supports the mission of Rock for Life.

Recipients

2020 RfL 21 Jaycee
2019 RfL 20 Zoe
2018 RfL 19 Layten Bowser
2017 RfL 18 – Toby Collins & Zach Poydence
2016 RfL 17 – Dylan Reese Jageman
2015 RfL 16 – Sydney Brison & Leeland Wensel
2014 RfL 15 – Abby Bowser
2013 RfL 14 – Alicia Hruby
2012 RfL 13 – Brittani Kemerer
2011 RfL 12 – Wesley Zablocki
2010 RfL 11 – Aaron Jones
2009 RfL X – Savanah Robledo
2008 RfL 9 – Mikey McCulley
2007 RfL 8 – David Heidel
2006 RfL 7 – Owen Hunter
2005 RfL 6 – Alexander Hooks
2004 RfL 5 – Jasmine Henry
2003 RfL 4 – The Helping Hands Society
2002 RfL 3 – Jonathan Beck
2001 RfL 2 – Christina Calendrella
2000 RfL 1 – Mark Gregory

Iselin Community Park

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Admission and Drug & Alcohol Policy

The show is all ages. Anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult! Rock for Life will not tolerate any illegal drug or alcohol use or activity. Any individual caught violating Rock for Life policies or any violation of the state of Pennsylvania pertaining to drugs and alcohol will be prosecuted in a court of law. Alcohol is BYOB or you can purchase it with a valid ID on site. There will be PA State Police patrolling the area as there is at all of our events. All we ask is have a good time within the letter of the law, respect the community and Young Twp. And remember what Rock for life is all about and why we are there. To help those people that are less fortunate than ourselves. Steve Craven co-founder of Rock for Life

Camping & Grounds

Camping is available on site. You must bring your own tent or rv. Electrical hookups are not available. You must be 21 if you are drinking alcohol. No Glass Bottles or firewood that contains nails, please! If you plan on drinking, please plan on camping or bring a designated driver! There are food, beverage, and other vendors available on site. There are garbage cans located throughout the grounds, please use them! Parking is available near the entrance to the venue.

Directions


From Apollo, PA and surrounding areas
 – Take Rt. 56 past Apollo Ridge High School. Pass The Kool Kone Ice
cream place.Turn *RIGHT* right before DoBros Country Kitchen (After a little water wheel thing in the grass on
right). Make the next *RIGHT* onto Iselin Rd. (Rt. 3021) Follow until you come to the village of Iselin. the ball
field is on the LEFT.

From Indiana, PA and surrounding areas – Take Rt 286 west until you come to the CLARKSBURG VALLEY INN. Turn
*RIGHT* onto Iselin Road (Rt. 3021). The ball field will be on the RIGHT.

From Monroeville, PA and surrounding areas – Take Rt 286 East. Turn *LEFT* onto Iselin Road (Rt. 3021) and follow through town. The ball field will be on the right.

From Pittsburgh, PA and surround areas – Take Rt 376 East. 376 East merges with Rt. 22 East. Take Rt 22 East for about 1/4 mile to Rt 286 E (Golden Mile Highway) turn right at Cooper’s Trailer Sales (on left) to stay on Rt 286. Turn *LEFT* onto Iselin Road (Rt. 3021) and follow through town. The ball field will be on the right.

FAQ

What is the Iselin Community Park Admission/Drug & Alcohol Policy?

Alex Hooks & Steve Craven
Alex Hooks

The show is all ages. Anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult! Rock for Life will not tolerate any illegal drug or alcohol use or activity. Any individual caught violating Rock for Life policies or any violation of the state of Pennsylvania pertaining to drugs and alcohol will be prosecuted in a court of law. There will be PA State Police patrolling the area as there is at all of our events. All we ask is have a good time within the letter of the law, respect the community and Young Twp. And remember what Rock for life is all about and why we are there. To help those people that are less fortunate than ourselves. Steve Craven co-founder of Rock for Life

Is alcohol permitted/sold at Iselin Ballfield?

The Leechburg Moose will be on-site to sell alcohol to persons over 21 years old. Rock For Life are also a BYOB concert series. You must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol in the state of Pennsylvania. Should you be of age, and planning on drinking, please either plan on camping on site or bringing a designated driver with you.

How much are the tickets for the outdoor concerts?

2 day concerts are $20 for adults (11 years old and up). Children 10 & under are free.

Is outside food allowed?

You may bring your own food and beverages. There will be vendors available on site as well. We do ask that you do NOT bring glass bottles.

Are we allowed to bring ATVs, dirt bikes, etc to the Summer Concert?

Motor vehicles, other than the car you arrived in, are not permitted on the grounds.

Is camping available at Iselin Community Park?

Camping is available on site surrounding the perimeter of the field. There are no electrical hook-ups. You must provide your own camping equipment. Please keep your camping area and the field clean and in good condition when you leave on Sunday. There are garbage cans located throughout the field, please use them.

How can I help?

  1. After the show is over, stick around and help clean up. This would go a long way with making everyone realize how committed and professional Rock for Life is.
  2. Tell your friends about the events, pass out flyers and handbills, post the show information on websites such as: blogs, myspace, music related sites, other benefit sites, area entertainment websites, and etc.

Press

  • Rock for Life eases journey for families facing health challenges Tribune Review August 1, 2018 (Click Here to read story)
  • “Gigaroo” draws music fans for a good cause Indiana Gazette July 7, 2018 (Click Here to read story)
  • Rock For Life drums up help for those in need Tribune Review July 31, 2014 (Click Here to read story)
  • Rock for Life benefit looks to heal with music Valley News Dispatch, July 31, 2013 (Click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life to benefit teen with rare condition, Indiana Gazette, July 28, 2013 (Click here to read story)
  • Bands line up for Rock for Life benefit concert, Valley News Dispatch, July 30, 2012 (click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life: Provides music, love, hope, and Support, Valley News Dispatch, August 1, 2011 (click here to read story)
  • Annual ‘Concert in the Park’ to play Saturday in North BuffaloValley News Dispatch, June 16, 2011 (click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life: a fundraiser, a festival, a family affair, Valley News Dispatch, August 2, 2010 (click here to read story)
  • The Mosse Pit: Underground Festival on tap, Indiana Gazette, July 8, 2010 (click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life Season open: “A Concert in the Park” in Manor, Valley News Dispatch, June 17, 2010 (click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life Celebrates 10th AnniversaryValley News Dispatch, August 3, 2009
    (click here to read story)
  • Rock concert proceeds benefit infant needing heart surgery, Blairsville Dispatch, August 1, 2008 (click here to read story)
  • Rock for Life concert to roll Friday, Saturday, Leader Times, July 31, 2008 (click here to read story)
  • Vandergrift rocker has soft spot for sick children, Trib Live, July 31, 2008 (click here to read story)
  • Music That HealsValley News Dispatch, August 2, 2007
    (click here to read story)
  • Rockin’ good causeValley News Dispatch,
    August 3, 2006
    (click here to read story)
  • Concert raises money for child, Leader Times, July 30, 2005 ( click here to read story)
  • ‘Rock For Life’ concertPittsburgh Post Gazette,
    July 31, 2004 (click Here to read story)

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