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Fall 2014 Press Release

Fall Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance – October 9-12

Silk Hope, NC – The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its 11th annual fall festival from Thursday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Oct.12, 2014. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, and an intimate Cabaret Tent. Located on 72 beautiful farmland acres in Chatham County, North Carolina, just down the road from Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Burlington, and Greensboro. The festival also features local crafts, delicious food, various children’s activities, healing arts practitioners, dancing and music workshops, environmental sustainability forums, and much more in a family-friendly setting.

Featured acts include: North Mississippi Allstars, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Donna the Buffalo, The Soul Rebels, The Duhks, Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble, Las Cafeteras, Preston Frank, Bubba George Stringband, The Flying Clouds of South Carolina, Suénalo, & Frank Fairfield

Local favorites include: Loamlands, Paperhand Puppet Intervention, Dark Water Rising, Jack the Radio, John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, Big Fat Gap, Laura Reed, Auxiliary House, Cane Creek Cloggers, Zambamboogee, Liquid Sound, Steph Stewart & The Boyfriends, Randy Dean Whitt, Tommy Edwards & Jack Lawrence, The Holland Bros., Tea Cup Gin, Lynda & Pattie, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles, Moonshine Racers, Joe Troop & Diego Sanchez, & Spirit Posse

Other great acts on the bill: Swear & Shake, AJ Ghent, Shannon Whitworth, Elastic Bond, Woody Pines, DJ Bill Kelly, Richie Stearns & Rosie Newton, Milkweed, Telekinetic Walrus, Kelley & The Cowboys, Bobby Henrie & The Goners, Adrienne Mack-Davis, The Broadcast, Jennie Lowe Stearns & The Fire Choir, Lobo Marino, Woody Pines, Lowland Hum, Locust Honey, The Haywood County Ramblers, The Falconers, Wildcat Creek, Lora Pendleton & Fwends, & Flowjo Family Circus

Children’s performances by: Casey Nees, Tanglewood Puppets, Little Root, Lightnin’ Wells, Son Viejaro, & more…

Festival tickets are on sale now and available by phone and at

4-day passes – $100 in advance (through Oct. 6th) and $110 at the gate
Youth 4-day passes – $55
Kids 12 and under are FREE!
1-day passes – $28 (Thurs), $38 (Fri), $48 (Sat), and $28 (Sun)
Youth (13-15) 1-day – $14, $19, $24, and $14
Tent camping – $15 per tent
Vehicle camping – $60 advance / $75 at the gate.

Shakori Hills is at: 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Hi-res photos and band interviews available upon request.

Any questions, please contact


Fall 2014 Press Releases:
Fall 2014 Basic Press Release
Kids & Families
Shakori Hills GrassRoots: A Sustainable Community
Shakori Hills & The Art of Healing
Schedule by Day
AJ Ghent Bio
Dark Water Rising Biography
Locust Honey One Sheet

Spring 2014 Press Releases:
Spring 2014 Basic Press Release
Ben Sollee Bio
Brothers Comatose Bio
Elizabeth Cook Bio
J.P. Harris & The Tough Choices Bio
MC Yogi / Movement Tent PR

Older Press Releases:
Fall 2013 Basic Press Release
Bombadil Bio
Robert Randolph & The Family Band Bio
The Stray Birds Media Kit
Yonder Mountain String Band Bio
Spring 2013 Basic Press Release
Spring 2013 Schedule By Days and Stage
Fall 2012 Basic Press Release
Fall 12 Schedule By Day and Stage
Trombone Shorty Bio
Steep Canyon Rangers Press Release
Fatoumata Diawara Album Press Release
Fatoumata Diawara – Bio
J.P. Harris & The Tough Choices Press Release
Schedule By Day and Stage
Basic Press Release – Spring 2012
Earth Day Events at Shakori Hills
Elephant Revival Bio
Leftover Salmon Press Release – 2012
Rubblebucket 2012 Bio
Lydia Loveless Bio-Press
Fall 2011 Basic Press Release
Shakori Hills: A Place for Kids to Grow
Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival: Music, Dance, & Community
Learning at Shakori Hills
Spring 2011 – Basic Press Release
Spring 2011 – Bands By Day
Daily Schedule Spring 2011
What Happens At Shakori Hills – Spring 2011 Basic Fall 2010
Fall 2010 Bands By Day
Fundraising Update Fall 2010
Community Building at the Fall Festival
Crossing Cultures at Shakori Hills: Béla Fleck and Bassekou Kouyate
Basic Spring 2010
Bands by Day Spring 2010
FODfest Press Release
What’s Happening at Shakori Hills
Shakori Hills & Friends: A Community Festival
Hopes and Dreams Press Release

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