Festy Experience

The Festy Experience 2014 | Review

Our society has developed a Chicken Little mentality that leaves lots of folks either glued to their cell phone or computer while waiting for a miracle or cringing that the good old days are gone.

The Festy Experience 2014 | Preview

Five years in, The Festy Experience, has proven itself to be as enjoyable, accessible and certain to give attendees more than their money’s worth both musically and scenically as any festival on the East Coast.  You do not have to load up a week’s worth of supplies and go all the way to Florida.  You do not have to pray and dodge 18 wheelers buzzing by at 85 miles per hour nor endure hour’s long traffic jams on your way up and down hundreds of miles of interstate l- 95.  The Festy is conveniently located about an hour south of Charlott

The Festy 2013 | Review and Photos

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.

The Festy 2013 | Preview

Beginning with an Infamous Stringdusters show in August, 2009 at the Brew Ridge Music Festival located at Devils Backbone Brewery in Nelson County, The Festy was born.  The Stringdusters and Friends created a festival of their own design located just south of the village of Nellysford in Nelson County, Virginia.  The event takes place at the Concert Ground at Devils Backbone Brewing Company complete with an amazing brewery and full service restaurant.

The Festy Experience Hosted by Infamous Stringdusters | Oct 5-7

The 2012 installment of The Festy Experience, the annual gathering in Nelson County, Virginia hosted by The Infamous Stringdusters and produced by Cereberus Productions and the Artist Farm, takes place October 5-7, 2012. With the 3rd annual event, The Festy continues to carve a unique and growing nic

The Festy Experience | Nelson County, Virginia | 2011

I don't know about you, but for me -- The Infamous Stringdusters appear to be on a roll.  Red Rocks, A Grammy nomination, a new guitarist -- and an even newer mandolin player.. They have a new release expected in the spring on their own label, High Country Records..

The Festy Turntable.fm Experience Friday 9/16

This Friday, September 16, The Festy Experience invites you to a special online meet-and-greet and listening party on Turntable.fm with The Infamous Stringdusters! The event takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. EDT on the Turntable.fm site. The specific link and Turntable.fm room name will be announced at 3 p.m. EDT on Friday through The Festy’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, so make sure you are following us!
 

The Festy Experience is More Than Just Great Music!

The 2nd annual Festy Experience will take place October 7th - 9th, 2011 at the Concert Grounds at Devils Backbone in Nelson County, VA. Curated by bluegrass-bending group The Infamous Stringdusters, The Festy revolves around the essential festival elements of good music, local sustenance, and the great outdoors.