Friends of Rapids Music
Supporting Live, Local Music Across Genres

FRM is a fully inclusive group of local musicians, music venues, and music lovers in Central Wisconsin. Our 2018 FRM music festival is FREE to the general public and includes bands from many different genres including acoustic, country, jazz, polka, blues, rock and dance variety. Something for everyone! Explore this web site for more information.

FRM Music Fest 2018
a celebration of music and community

Saturday, June 16th, 10:30am-10pm
Robinson Park, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Our Headliner: Hip Pocket

From Wausau, Wisconsin,

Hip Pocket is a powerful band with striking lead and harmony vocals; a blazing four-piece horn section; and a rockin' rhythm section!  

It's all about the groove! Hip Pocket rocks your favorite top 40, R&B, Latin-infusion, jazz, pop, modern, and classic rock hits! 

From 9 months to 90 years - and every age in between -  Hip Pocket will keep you dancing! #hippocketrocks

Hip Pocket: Joe Fittante, Patrick Phalen, Mike Fittante, Bill Hill, Marty Cheyka, Mark Piasecki, Shelby Cheyka, Charlie Strong, and Mike Sewell - with Joe Ellis

Check out this video featuring Hip Pocket

Click on our logo here, find the event and click "I'm Going!" 

  1. FRM Festival Officers
    Connie Tomski-Faville, President Jeff Gauss, Vice President Rhonda LaChapelle, Treasurer Jenny Huebl, Secretary
  2. FRM Festival Steering Committee
    David Farmbrough Holly Kurtz Evan Deerie Becki Nightingale Maggie Muleski-Member at Large Kevin Roberts-Member at Large