Get tickets here! Our annual starry tradition is happening again, a wonderful evening of music, food, beverages, and family fun! The evening’s highlight will be a singer-songwriter circle featuring some great local musicians and songwriters. Each artist will share his or her unique musical talents one song at a time, then pass the mic to… Read More →
We’re loving our sunny, beautiful poster design this spring! Please feel free to share this image wherever you think folks might need it!
(a note from the GrassRoots Team) As we land on the shortest day of the year and winter officially begins we see 2016 coming to a close, we’re grateful and ready for a bright new year! As we contemplate this year and look inside our hearts we find our new year pledge to you –… Read More →
Yesterday was one of the most hectic, nerve-racking, and yet most beautiful days I’ve ever seen at Shakori Hills! The morning began with a group of us in the main office deciding what the best plan of action would be to get our fesival-goers and ourselves through what Hurricane Matthew was going to throw at… Read More →
Here’s a preview of our festival shirts for the fall! There will be more color available, in all sizes. Thanks to Alma, our designer, and Planet Love who printed them! Get ’em while we’ve got ’em in the Merch Tent in the Meadow!
What I love most about the festival is watching you. I love seeing the different folks that come to the festival; all ages, experienced veterans, festival babies, international music fans, couples, families, artists, teenagers – everyone here finding what they love. I love watching you meeting each other and sharing your time, your talents, your… Read More →
Last spring, the GrassRoots Festival organization partnered with Democracy 2.1, also known as D21, to create the GrassRoots TownHall where anyone can express their opinion about the festival and goings-on in the world around us. D21 came to us from our festival friends in Miami, based in the Czech Republic it is the creation of… Read More →
We are creating a way for the Shakori Hills GrassRoots community to stand in solidarity with, and show support for the Indigenous-led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. We believe in this movement and we believe Water is Life. At the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival October… Read More →
submitted by community member, Lyle Estil I’ve watched Shakori Hills rise from the earth. For years. Cobbled together by little more than passion, vision, and an assembled army of believers. To some it is largely known for its torrential rains and mud slides, but to others it is the very model of a successful grassroots… Read More →
The warmth and beauty of a fire has been the heart and gathering place of humans since before recorded time. It works at any time of day, in any weather condition, no power or wi-fi needed. Fire is universal and it is familiar, and powerful. Sometimes it is sought out in desperation, sometimes just for… Read More →