Festivals

After an amazing return starting with Keller Williams, we are gearing up for 4 weekends in a row of GrassRoots Live! down here at Shakori Hills all kicking off this Saturday, May 1st at 7 PM ET with the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass legend the Sam Bush Band and Fireside Collective. Tickets are moving quickly and will be available at at the gate, but if you can't make it in person then you are in luck!

The 2021 lineup for Railbird Festival has been revealed and it is stacked with several amazing acts spanning multiple genres. The two-day festival will be held August 28-29, 2021.

Saturday headliners Dave Matthews Band and Sunday headliners My Morning Jacket will set the tone for the weekend, although dozens of other bands and artists are included on the lineup.

On May 1, 2021, MerleFest, presented by Window World, will begin accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program. MerleFest is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans that takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C. MerleFest 2021 will be held on September 16 - 19, 2021. Volunteers may choose if they would like to work a specific number of days or the entire four-day festival.

WinterWonderGrass, known for its mix of eclectic bluegrass and Americana artists, local and regional craft brews and world-class skiing and riding, announces today that jamgrass pioneers, Yonder Mountain String Band will be returning to the Colorado festival, marking their first appearance with their new lineup configuration.

Following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, festival organizers have announced the official dates for the 14th annual Gem and Jam Festival on February 4-6, 2022.

DelFest, the beloved genre-spanning festival brainchild of McCoury Music and High Sierra Music is pleased to announce additional acts for its 13th annual festival, once again taking place in beautiful Cumberland, Maryland, on Sept. 23-26.

Announced today, festival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys, will be also joined by Railroad Earth, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart feat. Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Mark Schatz, and Bryan Sutton, Cabinet, the Seldom Scene, Hawktail and Jacob Jolliff Band.

Experience the magic of Bend’s boutique, multi-day, music event, as it emerges in a new, scaled back format. The intimate MINI 4 Peaks is slated August 19-22, 2021 at Southeast Bend’s Stevenson Ranch. This is shaping up to be a throwback to their 2007 installation when the festival was also in August, as they welcome the return of New Monsoon, Hot Buttered Rum, and Blackstrap Bluegrass who all graced the stage that year.

In collaboration with Bye Bye Plastic Foundation, ABRACADABRA Earth Day Weekender will feature global live music & wellness programming intertwined with environmental discussion panels and engaging workshops focused on restoring, sustaining, and protecting our planet.

After more than a year of no large scale concerts or music festivals in Columbus, across Ohio and throughout the United States, The Elevation Group announced today the return of the WonderBus Music & Arts Festival to Columbus. The Lawn at CAS (2540 Olentangy River Road) provides the perfect site for the music festival as Ohio begins to emerge from COVID-19. The property at CAS offers 54 acres of open-air, outdoor space that will allow festivalgoers that opportunity to comfortably spread out.

Blue skies, incredible musicians, great friends, and a postcard backdrop were all on tap at this much needed mountain music festival. Todd Sheaffer, lead singer and guitar player with Railroad Earth, headlined the first day of the festival. Music echoed through the valley as laser lights bounced off the hills in perfect harmony. There were plenty of happy folks and plenty of room to spread out and dance. Day number two was perfect sun-soaked bliss in the shadow of Horsetooth Mountain.

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