BLOCtoberfest organizers getting ready for seventh year of festival fun

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A music festival tradition will take center stage in Charlotte for the seventh consecutive year.

BLOCtoberfest is a free live-music festival that supports The Prodigal Son Foundation.

The festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12 at the NC Music Factory.

Bands play from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Festival organizers said their goal is to raise $20,000 for The Prodigal Son Foundation.