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JJ Grey Added to Sunshine Music and Blues Festival

Submitted by Woody Graber on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 2:28 pm

JJ Grey, described by the New York Times as: "Impassioned singing, riff-based Southern rock, cold-blooded swamp funk and sly Memphis soul,” has just been added to the line-up at the Second Annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival.  The Tedeschi Trucks Band, winner of multiple Blues Music Awards and a 2012 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album,” will once again headline this Florida only Festival.  Featuring two stages of live bands, a wide array of refreshing craft beers and delectable menus from a wide variety of food vendors, the Festival will kick off Saturday, Jan

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Saturday Review

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 10:06 am

Our final day on the mountain broke with the most gorgeous fall morning – the smell of camp stoves firing up simple breakfasts, the sound of distant birds giddy with the extravagant catch afforded them by the night’s rain, and the sweater-weather wake-up nip of a crisp autumn breeze tousling wet grass and sleepy-head hair all seemed like the sweet morning song of mother nature calling us forward and into the bright world to dance our joy into the soft, wet earth.

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Day3 on Mulberry Mountain

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:29 pm

Saturday was a wonderful day! It started with sunshine, birds and bluegrass and ended with stars, hippies and bluegrass. The day promised to be a great one just because of the fact it was the last day of the festival. The lineup was just as good as the other days, leaving nobody disappointed. I think the only person who was sad about Saturday was the nearly-legally-blind dude I met this morning who lost his glasses. Bummer.

The Festy 2013 | Review and Photos

Submitted by Stephen Boyd on Sun, 10/20/2013 - 2:08 pm

Take one little mountain valley, mix in some mandolins, mud, master brewers, musicians, and some local towns named Roseland and Lovingston and what you get is a well organized and highly enjoyable musical event known as The Festy.  Greeted with road signs pointing out Walton’s Mountain, the Patrick Henry Highway and Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest while passing through classic Americana towns on curvy mountain roads; folk’s attitudes were appropriately adjusted before hearing the first song.

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Friday Review

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Sat, 10/19/2013 - 1:47 pm

Yesterday’s beautiful weather didn’t last past noon. It wasn’t long before the clouds rolled in and fog began to creep around the campsites. The first beer of the morning was cracked around nine as we made breakfast and waited for more of our friends to arrive. In the meantime, we met a bunch of our neighbors – everyone we’re camped next to is really friendly! People would stop in just to say hello and ask how our night went, and we had great conversations with people who also love these gorgeous Ozark Mountains.

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Day 2 on Mulberry Mountain

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Sat, 10/19/2013 - 12:38 pm

It rained. It didn’t pour and ruin everything, but it rained. As I was walking through the small amount of mud created by the rain I decided to just be thankful for it. So here I am on Saturday morning…thankful for all the great I get to experience this weekend. (And the morning sun.)

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Day 1 on Mulberry Mountain

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Sat, 10/19/2013 - 9:42 am

Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival is the best that Mulberry Mountain has to offer. While Wakarusa pulses to the vibrant beat of youth culture and features many of today’s top acts across varying musical genres, Harvest offers an entirely different experience that has a way of twiddling itself into one’s heart.

Tortuga Music Festival 2014 Dates Announced

Submitted by Woody Graber on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 2:51 pm

HUKA Entertainment proudly announces the return of Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, taking place Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13, 2014 on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL.A limited quantity of Early Bird Presale tickets for the 2014 festival will be available online only at www.tortugamusicfestival.com this Friday, October 18 at 10:00am EDT.  This public presale allows early supporters of the festival to purchase

John Hartford Memorial Festival Announces Initial Line-Up

Submitted by Kimistry Media on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:32 pm

Cheers erupted from the crowd as the first line up announcement was made for the 4th Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival (JHMF), during the morning Chompdown at their annual Fall Festival & Pickin’ Party that recently occurred. For those who may not know, Chompdown is a pot luck-style gathering where volunteers cook up fresh food and goodies for all to enjoy, adding a community feel to a public event.

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