Mr. Fleck and his wife Mrs. Washburn return to Shakori Hills, this time as a duo, to join an eclectic group of musicians from all over the world.
The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its 13th annual fall festival from Thursday, October 6 to Sunday, October 9. The festival will feature more than 40 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: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Donna the Buffalo, Solas, Eilen Jewell, AJ Ghent, Sarah Potenza, Mariachi Flor de Toloache, Kinobe & The Wamu Spirit, Darlingside, Cortadito, Shabutaso African Dance, The Mike + Ruthy Band, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Los Texmaniacs, Elastic Bond, Dr. Bacon, Preston Frank, Hubby Jenkins, Richie & Rosie, Electric Piquete, Awalom Gebremariam, Midatlantic, and Lobo Marino
Local favorites include: Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, Lizzy Ross, dub Addis, Jack the Radio, Gasoline Stove, Tuskha, Hank, Pattie & The Current, Kamara Thomas & The Night Drivers, Cane Creek Cloggers, Mint Julep Jazz Band, Bulltown Strutters, Kitty Box & The Johnnys, Hoppin’ John Presents: Old-Time, James Olin Oden, The Outboards, Trio Luna & The High Vibes, Liz Bliss, and The Shakori Hills Vinyl Lounge
Children’s performances by: Paperhand Puppet Intervention, Big Bang Boom, Carolina Pine Cones, Big Wonderful Variety Show, Sisters’ Voices, Triangle Home Nursery, and Casey’s Laugh & Learn
4-day passes – $114 in advance (through May 3rd) / $124 at gate
Youth (13-15) 4-day passes – $59 advance / $64 at gate
Kids 12 and under are FREE!
1-day passes – $32 (Thurs), $42 (Fri), $42 (Sat), and $32 (Sun) – all with $5 off if purchased in advance
Youth (13-15) 1-day – $16 (Thu), $21 (Fri), $21 (Sat), and $16 (Sun) – only at gate
Tent camping – $15advance / $20 at gate
Vehicle camping – $86 advance / $94 at gate
Shakori Hills is located at: 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Hi-res photos available upon request.