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.
More info at http://www.shakorihillsgrassroots.org
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, Odd Birds, & 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 www.shakorihillsgrassroots.org/tickets-info.
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