Fall 2013 Press Release
Fall Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance – October 10-13
Silk Hope, NC - The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its annual fall festival from Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13, 2013. 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 at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope, 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, environmental sustainability workshops, and much more in a family-friendly environment.
More info at http://www.shakorihillsgrassroots.org
Featured acts include: Yonder Mountain String Band, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Donna the Buffalo, International Blues Express with Sidi Touré & Cedric Watson, Preston Frank, Bombadil, Driftwood, Suénalo, Lake Street Dive, The Old Ceremony, Keith Secola & His Wild Band of Indians, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Chic Gamine, Eilen Jewell, Orgone, The Revelers, The Stray Birds, The Whiskey Gentry, Elastic Bond, Jacob Jeffries Band
Local favorites include: The Brand New Life, Shirlette Ammons, The Letter Jackets, Mipso, dub Addis, Birds & Arrows, Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands, The South Carolina Broadcasters, Tom Maxwell & The Minor Drag, Kamara Thomas, Brett Harris, Big Fat Gap, Peter Lamb & The Wolves, Randy Dean Whitt, Lakota John & Kin, Morning Brigade, Auxiliary House, Bevel Summers, Green Grass Cloggers, Little Root, ZamBamBooGee, Virgins Family Band, Cane Creek Cloggers, Paperhand Puppet Intervention, James Olin Oden, HoopDrum, Liz Moudy
Other great acts on the bill: Nikki Talley, Compa, Milkweed, DJ Bill Kelly, Daygot Leeyos Edwards, Stuart & The Star-Seeds, One Spirit Dance Team, Freewheelin’ Mamas, DJ Richard McVay, Community Trees, Wildcat Creek, Shakori Hills Vinyl Lounge & more…
Festival tickets are on sale now and available by phone and at www.shakorihillsgrassroots.org/tickets-info. Four-day passes are $100 in advance and $110 at the gate. Youth 4-day passes are $55. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Day passes are $28 (Thurs), $38 (Fri), $48 (Sat), and $28 (Sun). Youth prices (13-15) are $14, $19, $24, and $14. Tent camping is $15 per tent and vehicle camping is $60 in advance and $75 at the gate.
Hi-res photos and band interviews available upon request.
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