Some of our favorite photos from past festivals

Kim Hawks’s Photos of Fall Shakori Hills 2014

Kim Hawks’s Photos of Spring Shakori Hills 2014

Anna M Maynard’s photos of Fall Shakori Hills 2013

Kim Hawks’s Photos of Spring Shakori Hills 2013

Todd Gaul’s GrassRoots Photos

Kevin M. James’s festival photos

Sierra Dennis’s photos from the Spring 2011 Festival

Matthew Coburn Photography – 2011 Festival Photos

Some fun videos

The Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance from Damian Martorana on Vimeo.


Shakori Hills Doc from Steven Bixby on Vimeo.


Bela Fleck Spring 2010 compliments of The Carrboro Citizen’s The Mill

Check out the Turtle Duhks’ set from the Fall 2009

Watch Jeff Dotson’s beautiful video of folks making Spirit Masks.

Our friend Tom Laney created this fun video from the Spring 2009 fest.

And from Spring ’09, watch The Horse Flies perform “Drunkard’s Child.”

See the Carolina Chocolate Drops featured on UNC-TV.

Feature articles and blogs about us

Check out our Spring 2014 listing in AAA’s Go Magazine and find more NC Events at:

Chapel Hill Magazine Heads for the Hills – Spring 2013

Raleigh Music Industry Association follows One Reporter’s Adventures at Shakori Hills – Spring 2013

Indy Week’s article about Shakori Hills in Fall 2012

World Music Central’s article about our Fall 2012 Festival

Indy Week’s article about what to see at the Spring 2012 Festival

WKNC’s blog and slide show of Fall 2011

Indy Week’s story about the festival in Fall 2011- “Growing Up Shakori”

The Bottom String (a great Triangle area music blog) reviews Fall 2011

Myxem’s double part review of Fall 2011. Part one. Part two.

Shuffle Magazine’s review of Fall 2011

A folklorist’s interview with some Shakori kids about folk music (Spring 2011). 
Chapel Hill Magazine talks about Shakori’s family friendly atmosphere. Some great photos!

Onda Carolina’s Spring 2011 experience!

The Daily Tarheel talks about Shakori’s mission to buy the land and interviews bands to see their thoughts.

WCOM’s “Inside the Artist’s Studio” interviews Elizabeth Cox and Sara Waters about the family aspects of Shakori Hills.

Onda Carolina’s feature on Plena Libre’s performances at the Fall 2010 festival.

Paul Kerr’s interview with Tara Nevins on Homegrown Music Network

Fret Knot Radio’s feature on us Spring 2010, as well as interviews with Bela Fleck and The Bowerbirds

Pierce Freelon’s article about One Incredible Weekend in the Durham News

JamBase’s article and photo essay on Spring 2010

Onda Carolina’s Spring ’10 feature on Orquesta GarDel and Sol & Funk Root

Check out this great blog featuring videos from Orquesta Gardel (who wrote a song for us!!) and Jose Conde

Stratton Lawrence’s account of the Spring 2009 Grassroots Festival on Jambase

Ryan Snyder’s Yes Weekly review of Spring 2009

Paul Kerr’s Jambase Photo Essay and Lydia Davis’ Photos from the Spring 2008 festival.

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