The 8th Annual Festy Experience takes place October 5-8, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm in Arrington, Virginia. The Festy blends a carefully curated line-up of national and local roots music acts with comfortable camping options, outdoor recreation on onsite trails, workshops, craft beer and local food.
Once again, Grammy-nominated bluegrass-rock band and festival co-founders The Infamous Stringdusters will co-headline the festival. Exact dates and times of their sets are TBA. Other headliners and support artists will be announced throughout March, April, and May. The Festy Experience always strives to showcase and introduce the highest quality musicianship along with a message and vibe conducive to a positive experience. Many such bands are bluegrass bands like The Infamous Stringdusters, but many types of artists have graced the stage for The Festy Experience. Alumni include: Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Sam Bush, Brett Dennen, David Grisman, Tony Rice, Josh Ritter, Chris Thile, Railroad Earth, Steep Canyon Rangers, Mark Broussard, Anders Osborne, New Mastersounds, Lake Street Dive, John Scofield, Trampled By Turtles and many more.
Infinity Downs Farm is a 387-acre property in Arrington, VA, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. Home to LOCKN' Festival, The Festy and a diversity of music, food and sports events as well as nature and educational programs, the property features outdoor amphitheaters, open fields, camping grounds, hiking and over 7 miles of biking trails. We are conveniently located just 35 miles south of Charlottesville and 30 miles north of Lynchburg. For details and directions: www.infinitydowns.com
Pre-sale festival tickets come with a commemorative Klean Kanteen steel pint cup—used for beer purchases and water from free filling stations—which is part of the festival’s commitment to environmental sustainability.