Festivals

As the world awakens from the darkness of the global pandemic, many are looking to gather and share in the joy of live music. Kalan Wolfe and Keely Crow-Ka, of “The Shift,” have called on performers from across the country to come and join them at Departure Festival in Ford Washington on the weekend of August 6th, 7th and 8th 2021.

Tickets available at:
 
https://musicbytheshift.com/departurefestival

These days, music festivals come and go, but some have stood the test of time, each year fostering bonds between fans and musicians, inspiring creativity, and building communities of fanatical and devoted attendees. Festival Circuit is a seasonal, narrative-style podcast about these festivals, with each season telling the story of a different, amazing music festival.

For the past 12 years, the 30A Songwriters Festival has attracted thousands of die-hard live music fans from around the country to hear original songwriters spanning many genres of music perform their songs. The beach resort towns along Highway 30A on the Gulf of Mexico feature 30 venues presenting over 230 songwriters and 300+ solo, band and in-the-round performances throughout the weekend of January 14 – 17, 2022.

Summer Camp Music Festival proudly presents the final lineup additions for their 20th Anniversary celebration next month. Get ready for a 2nd set of Billy Strings, plus Dirty Heads, Subtronics, Death Kings (Ryan Stasik, Mike Gantzer, & Mikey Carubba), Ghost-Note, Karina Rykman, KellerSquabi, lespecial, Maggie Rose, MonoNeon, Saxsquatch, & more as they join an already stacked lineup.

These performers join the August 20th - 22nd dates along with the majority of the festival’s original 2020 lineup.

For the first time in its 49-year history, the celebrated RockyGrass bluegrass festival will offer a dynamic livestream. Produced by award-winning NOCOAST TV, the high-definition stream, which features 8 cameras and stereo audio will be available July 23rd to 25th, 2021.

Nearly as anticipated as its annual lineup announcement, the schedule release for the 20th anniversary celebration of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion has been announced - along with the release of single-day tickets to the award-winning music festival.

Over the past two decades, hundreds of young musicians have taken part in the Acoustic Kids programming at MerleFest presented by Window World.

Shoe Fest has announced its triumphant return on September 3-5, 2021, after taking 2020 off due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with a hard-hitting lineup that all will enjoy.

While post-pandemic etiquette is on a lot of folk’s minds, John Hartford Memorial Festival goers are a little different. 2020 ticket holders were refunded if they wanted but so many gave up the cost of their tickets to donate to the organization that 2021 turned into a modest camp out complete with 12 bands for free. Miles of silence and long days of dreary COVID but the faithful keep coming back to Bean Blossom.

Lights All Night, one of the country’s longest-running independent music festivals, is excited to announce the initial performance lineup as the dance music festival returns to Dallas, Texas for its 11th year on December 30 and 31. GA and VIP ticket packages to the New Year’s Eve event will go on sale next Tuesday, June 29 at LightsAllNight.com.