Lockn' Festival

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The third day of Lockn’ was another beautiful day with warm summer sunshine peeking out occasionally through welcome waves of high clouds. Day three of the festival featured more bands than Friday, with only Widespread Panic and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead playing extended jam sessions. The day started early out in the forest with a 10 am wake-up set by keyboard player Holly Bowling at the Terrapin Station stage.

It was another beautiful day Friday, August 25th at the Lockn’ music festival. The music began early on this second day of the festival. Most of the 20,000-people attending the festival had arrived by the time the main stage sprang to life just after 4 pm.

The fifth annual Lockn’ Festival on Thursday, August 24th got underway under partly cloudy skies after a cold front moved through the area the night before. The resulting forecast for the four-day nearly non-stop festival is for high temperatures in the low 80’s and lows at night near 60F, a rain free forecast perfect for festival goers. Many festival goers arrived early on Wednesday to set up campsites and were greeted with a much more organized festival than past years.

Single-Day GA, VIP, and Super VIP tickets are on sale now for LOCKN' on August 25 - 28. Can't make it to LOCKN' for the full weekend? No problem. Come fill up on a full day of music, eats, activities, and more. Bring your bike and take a spin along seven miles of trails, dance under the trees in Garcia's Forest, and soak up the vibe of our truly special environment. 
 

LOCKN' Festival is proud to announce a number of updates and exciting new additions to the festival this year, including special artist collaborations, new and improved festival layout, and an expanded Garcia's Forest with weekend-long programming. Now in its 5th year, LOCKN' Festival takes place August 24-27 at the newly named Infinity Downs Farms at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, Virginia.

LOCKN' is excited to announce new additions to the already fantastic fifth anniversary lineup, including Phil Lesh with special guest Bob Weir & The Terrapin Family Band performing the Grateful Dead classic from 1977 Terrapin Station in its entirety.  This is the first time Lesh and Weir have played together since 2015's Fare Thee Well concerts, other than a surprise set at Terrapin Crossroads in May 2016. Earlier this month, Weir also sat in with the Terrapin Family Band for another performance at Lesh's venue.

LOCKN' Festival, in partnership with Starr Hill Brewery and Virginia Tourism Corporation, is excited to announce the top 12 semi-finalists in the 2017 Rockn' To LOCKN' competition.

LOCKN' Festival has announced the next stage of competition in its annual "ROCKN' TO LOCKN'" contest, presented in partnership with Starr Hill and Virginia Tourism Corporation. Twenty Virginia-based acts have been selected to take part in an epic battle of the bands, with three finalists selected to perform at LOCKN' Festival 2017, taking place August 24-27, 2017 on the beautiful Oak Ridge and Infinity Downs Farms in Arrington, Virginia.

LOCKN' is very proud to announce the initial lineup for its fifth anniversary event, which it revealed on Thursday by releasing puzzle pieces with artist names throughout the day, eventually culminating in the full initial lineup. More artists will be announced soon.
 
Named 2016's "Best Festival" by Garden & Gun, LOCKN' continues to raise the bar for incomparable large scale creative programming as it cements its reputation as one of the premiere American festivals.
 

A big heart felt thank you to Peter Shapiro and Dave Frey, and all the staff and volunteers who helped to make Lockn’ Festival 2016 the best one yet! The music brings the love out of us all and flowing into the open air like the chem-trails! It's not as easy to see, but it sure is easy to feel and fun to capture. Thank you, Nelson County for opening your community to our community for this fantastic experience.