FloydFest Announces 2017 Lineup
Find your way to Freedom … FloydFest 17~Freedom, the latest annual offering of the Southeast’s premier summer outdoor music festival, taking place July 26 to 30, 2017, at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd, Va. Tickets are available now for five days of music, magic and mountains, featuring outdoor adventure, vibrant and varied vendors, quality brews and chews, healing arts, workshops and whimsy, children’s activities, art installations, and a lineup featuring more than 100 artists on nine+ stages.
FloydFest 17’s initial artist lineup includes Michael Franti and Spearhead, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Railroad Earth, Shovels and Rope, White Denim, Turkuaz, Fruition, Nicola Cruz, The Steel Wheels, HONEYHONEY, BIG Something, Shook Twins, Baskery, Zach Deputy, The Lil’ Smokies, Rebekah Todd and The Odyssey, Jack Broadbent, Urban Soil, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Mantras, Edward David Anderson, Dead 27s, DAVY KNOWLES, McLovins, Hayley Jane and the Primates, The Drunken Hearts, Kansas Bible Company, Trae Pierce & the T-Stones, Liver Down the River and Broccoli Samurai. The next scheduled round of artist additions will be released Nov. 22, with more to follow in December, and through into early spring.
The unforgettable magic that was FloydFest 16’s Buffalo Mountain Jam returns in 2017 for its second annual installment, with more details due for release in the coming months. Known for its impromptu artist collaborations, super jams and special guests, the Buffalo Mountain Jam will evoke a ‘freedom’ unique to the 17th annual event — not to be missed.