Press release courtesy of Sarah Cullen, Media Coordinator for Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival.
Pittsboro, NC - August 11, 2017 - Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its annual fall festival Thursday, October 5 to Sunday, October 8. The festival announced its first wave of artists for the 2017 event. The artists and guests range from all backgrounds, genres, and hometowns and Shakori Hills is excited to announce this season. The artists and collaborators chosen represent what Shakori Hills believes in: creating a diverse, ever-expanding safe space for all types and ages of people to come together and enjoy talent together - truly a 'something for everyone' festival.
Featured Artists lineup is stacked with incredible and diverse talent including:
Beats Antique, Donna the Buffalo, Elephant Revival, Locos Por Juana, Seratones, LADAMA, Zach Deputy, The Lee Boys, Preston Frank, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Phil Cook & The Guitarheels, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, Dr. Bacon, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, Urban Soil, & Dangermuffin.
Local favorites including:
The Amateurs, Dark Water Rising, John Howie & Rosewood Bluff, Music Maker Revue with: Cool John Ferguson, Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen, Harvey Arnold, James Norwood, & The Glorifying Vines Sisters. Bulltown Strutters, Emily Musolino, Onyx Club Boys, Mamis & The Papis, Pinkerton Raid, Tan & Sober Gentlemen, & The Outboards.
And other great acts including:
Son Viajero, Travers Brothership, Rebekah Todd & The Odyssey, Fireside Collective, WarPaint, Hoppin' John Presents: Square Dance, Green Grass Cloggers
The Oblations, I,Star, Lobo Marino, Ecstatic Dance Party, & Voodoo Circuit.
The festival is excited to welcome both old and new faces to the festival this year, a welcome that extends to both the artists and guests of the festival. Both Shakori Hills, their partners, and the artists who are playing this year hope to ever-enhance the arts in local communities through this festival, and hope you will join us in that endeavour.
The festival is excited to welcome both old and new faces to the festival this year, a welcome that extends to both the artists and guests of the festival. Both Shakori Hills, their partners, and the artists who are playing this year hope to ever-enhance the arts in local communities through this festival, and hope you will join us in that endeavor.
Festival tickets are now on sale and available by phone at 919-542-8142 and at https://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/tickets-info/
*Earlybird pass pricing avaiable through August 21st.
*Advance pass pricing available through October 2nd.
4-day passes - $104 earlybird / $114 advance / $124 at gate
Chatham Co Adult 4-day $94 earlybird / $94 advance / $94 at gate (for Chatham Co pricing, you must call to purchase tickets)
Youth (13-15) 4-day passes - $54 earlybird / $59 advance / $64 at gate
Kids 12 and under are FREE!
1-day passes - $27 (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 - $15 advance / $20 at gate
Vehicle camping - $86 advance / $94 at gate
About Shakori Hills
For 15 years the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance has been bringing its special brand of music, dance, art and celebration to the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina. Now co-produced by Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival, Inc, and the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center, the event focuses on sharing music, art, and education with the spirit of community.