Northlands Music & Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 2024 edition of the highly-anticipated summer event. Taking place June 14-15, 2024 in the rolling hills of Swanzey, NH, the third annual festival promises to be yet another unforgettable musical experience.

Following a successful 2023 festival event that saw thousands of attendees flock to the rolling hills of southern New Hampshire, Northlands Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce a new musical experience - The Maple Barn Sessions. This unique project, presented by Moat Mountain Brewing Co., will continue the spirit of the festival, delivering pro-shot performances from select bands on this year’s lineup.

The second day of the Northlands Music and Arts Festival, June 17, 2023, was considerably soggier than the day prior in Swanzey, NH. Several earlier acts escaped the rain, but everyone in attendance took a bath on this day. Music festivals are rain or shine, and most fans were prepared for the slosh-fest.

Swanzey, NH’s Northlands Music and Arts Festival is proud to announce the addition of Super Sonic Shorties to their already star-studded artist lineup. The band's lineup reads like a who's who of the music world, featuring some of the most sought-after musicians in the industry, including Nikki Glaspie (Drums - The Nth Power), Katty Rodriguez (Saxophone - Beyoncé), Tonya Sweets (Bass - Lizzo), Jennifer Hartswick (Trumpet - Trey Anastasio Band), Ella Feingold (Guitar - Silk Sonic), Amy Bellamy (Keyboard - G.

After a tremendous 2022 campaign that saw thousands of merrymakers flock to Swanzey, NH, Northlands Music and Arts Festival is gathering steam heading into this year's edition. On June 16-17 over twenty-five regional and nationally touring acts will take the stage and captivate attendees with their musical mastery. Northlands Music and Arts Festival has emerged on the scene as one of the summer’s most anticipated boutique gatherings, offering an impressive lineup and unforgettable experiences in the New Hampshire countryside.

After a dazzling 2022 campaign, Northlands Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce its return to Swanzey, NH, June 16-17, 2023. The forthcoming event, celebrating its second year, will see over thirty regional and nationally touring acts perform on the palatial fairground nestled in the heart of southern New Hampshire. Headlining acts will include veteran Colorado jam sextet The String Cheese Incident, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Goose acoustic offshoot Orebolo, and high-octane rockers Andy Frasco and the U.N.

Northlands is incredibly excited to announce that they will be returning to Swanzey NH for another weekend celebrating music and the arts, June 16-17, 2023.

“Our 2022 festival was an amazing event… a huge success,” said Seth McNally, Co-Founder of Northlands. “For 2023 we are thrilled to go even bigger and present a totally immersive festival experience with the highest caliber artists for the growing Northlands community.”

Northlands is ramping up and promises to be the biggest event in the region, with 15 bands over multiple stages.

“We super excited about this year,” says Northlands Director Seth McNally.  “We’ve curated a fantastic diversity of genres, basically an entire season worth of dynamic bands and lined them all up for one fantastic weekend of music.”

Northlands is thrilled to announce that after a nearly three year hiatus, Hayley Jane & The Primates and are bringing a reunion show to the stage at their weekend long music and arts festival June 24-25, 2022.

“We were psyched when we heard Hayley was coming back from the West Coast for a bit,” says Northlands Director Seth McNally.

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