Lockn’ Festival: September 4-7 – Arrington, VA

fb-plain-lockn-logoWe are counting down the days until Lockn’ Festival at beautiful Oak Ridge Farms in Arrington, VA at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains September 4-7, 2014. This four day festival created by Dave Frey and Peter Shapiro had its debut last year and is back again with an even more impressive lineup.

There will be two main stages side by side where bands will perform full sets and run throughout the festival without breaks between performances. Just to name a few, this incredible lineup includes Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Wilco, The Allman Brothers Band, Willie Nelson, Drive By Truckers, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Gary Clark Jr., Larry Keel and Sam Bush, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Dumpstaphunk and more. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to see Steve Winwood sitting in with Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident joining with Preservation Hall Jazz Band to do a special tribute to Kool and the Gang, Phil Lesh and friends(Haynes, Scofield, Medeski, and Russo) and a special all star collaboration that Bill Kreutzman has put together involving Taj Mahal, Keller Williams, Col. Bruce Hampton and others. This festival aims to focus on quality as opposed to quantity and provides a truly unique experience with artists joining together and playing in multiple sets throughout the weekend.

Lockn’ truly has something to offer everyone. All of this music is sure to keep everyone on their feet and captivated, but in addition there will be disc golf, bike trails, yoga, and other activities throughout the experience. Tickets are still available! Day passes start at $109 and General Admission 4-Day passes are $285. There are several different pricing options including VIP packages available as well as special rates for students. The venue is about 35 miles Southwest of Charlottesville and about 22 miles Northeast of Lynchburg. You can find more details at www.locknfestival.com. The Blue Indian hopes to see you there!

Miranda Andrews

photos courtesy of locknfestival.com