Base*FEST brings music and fun for the whole family

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY) — For family friendly entertainment on Independence Day, Camp Lejeune is launching “Base*FEST Powered by USAA,” a music festival experience for military, veterans, and their families.

Base*FEST aims to bring a music festival experience to the military community.

The festival is held at W.P.T. Hill Field in Camp Lejeune, NC on Tuesday, July 4. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with music all afternoon and evening. Fireworks are set for 9:30 p.m.

According to the festival’s website, the 2017 Base*FEST  features:

  • Huge festival stage
  • Food & beverage with local flavors
  • 5 artists across genres currently playing major music festivals, or on Spotify and Billboard HOT 100 charts
  • Exciting festival atmosphere complete with photo op, gaming, lounge, giveaways and more
  • One BIG headliner to cap off the day


This year’s lineup features headliner Lifehouse, along with Brett Young, Chord Overstreet, Muddy Magnolias, Temecula Road and DJ SpinDoc. The event is free for all, with a purchase option for VIP experiences.

About USAA

The USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice to 12 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. Known for its legendary commitment to its members, USAA is consistently recognized for outstanding service, employee well-being and financial strength. USAA membership is open to all who are serving our nation in the U.S. military or have received a discharge type of Honorable – and their eligible family members. Founded in 1922, USAA is headquartered in San Antonio. For more information about USAA, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@USAA), or visit

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