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2018 Festivals & Music you don't want to miss within a 5 hour drive

  Floyd Fest 18 WILD! July 25th through 29th.

Floyd Fest 18 WILD! July 25th through 29th.

Don't Miss Floyd Fest18!

Breathtaking Mountain Top Venue in beautiful Floyd, Virginia

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  • GraciousRoots will be groovin'at FF '18 WILD

  • 8 STAGES!
  • OUTDOOR ADVENTURE (Tubing, Canoeing, Kayaking & Mountain biking)
  • Facilities: 
    • All forms of camping 
    • Multiple parking areas (on-site, off-site, plugged in, & unplugged)
  • AN INCREDIBLE LINEUP: (Here's a small sample
    • Old Crow Medicine Show
    • Foster The People
    • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
    • Gov't Mule
    • The Infamous Stringdusters
    • Leftover Salmon

 Albino Skunk Festival

April 12 thru 14 Greer, S.C. 

  •  $140+  
  • Susto, D.B Rielly, Front Country, The Goodbye Girls, & more

 Cornbread and Collard Greens 

July 31 Travelers Rest, S.C. 

  •  $10+  Blues legend Mac Arnold & Plateful O Blues.
  • Benefits the I Can Do Anything Foundation’s Music in the Schools Program (which promotes & assists programs in music, art and drama education.)

 

Swamp Rabbit Music Festival

 September 8 Travelers Rest, S.C. 

  •  $5+  Good music & the Upstate’s best food trucks 

Jam bands:

 Barnstock 

July 22 Huntersville, N.C. 

  •  $20+    Perpetual Groove, Atlas Road Crew & The Broadcast  (Pro tip: Don’t forget to BYOB)

 SweetWater 420 Fest 

 April 20 – 22 Atlanta, G.A. 

  •  $123+   The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson, & more

Country:

 Carolina Country Music Fest   June 7 – 10 Myrtle Beach  

  • $189+   Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band, & Cole Swindell 

Folk rock:

 Shaky Knees 

 May 4 – 6  Atlanta  

  • $99+  Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, The War on Drugs, & more

 Tuck Fest  

April 19 – 22 Charlotte

  •  $0+ Shakey Graves, Lettuce, Susto, Deer Tick, & more. 

Since 1988: Music. Moments. Memories.

 Merlefest  April 26 – 29 Wilkesboro, N.C. 

  •  $45+   Steep Canyon Rangers w/ Steve Martin, Elephant Revival, Hubby Jenkins, Wayne Henderson, & more

Music & Arts Festival

 Bonnaroo 

 June 7 – 10  Manchester, TN. 

  •  $190+   An arts & music festival featuring an array of genres with options to camp on-site or catch a shuttle from a nearby hotel. 

Deep cuts:

 Moogfest

 May 17 – 20 Durham, N.C. 

  •  $99+    Armen Ra, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Chelsea Manning, Midori Takada, Maliibu Miitch, & more
    • FYI: Moogfest feels like a smaller SXSW, with panels on subjects ranging from technology to the arts.

 Spring LEAF Festival  May 10 – 13  Black Mountain, N.C.  

  • $138+  Rising Appalachia, Snarky Puppy, Ani DiFranco, Bokante, & more / Trailblazing is this year’s theme, featuring artists who have forged their own path - been musical pioneers.