The final 20+ bands have been added to the Rooster Walk 9 lineup! Please help us in welcoming: Mandolin Orange (folk/ Chapel Hill, N.C.), Pimps of Joytime (funk/Brooklyn, NY), The Nth Power(funk/soul; New Orleans), Love Canon (bluegrass tribute to 1980s rock; Charlottesville), Mipso(Americana; Chapel Hill, N.C.), Jon Stickley Trio (bluegrass/jazz; Asheville, N.C.), The Commonheart (R&B/soul; Pittsburgh, P.A.), Stop Light Observations (rock; Charleston, S.C.),Empire Strikes Brass (brass band; Asheville, N.C.), Sanctum Sully (progressive bluegrass; Asheville, N.C.), Mason Via Funk Band (funk/soul; Danbury, N.C.), After Jack (folk; Rocky Mount, V.A.), Mighty Joshua (reggae; Richmond, V.A.), South Hill Banks (progressive bluegrass; Richmond, V.A.), Violet Bell featuring Lizzy Ross (folk; Durham, N.C.), Disco Risqué (funk/rock; Charlottesville, V.A.), GOTE (rock; Roanoke, V.A.), Monster Atlantic (rock; Roanoke, V.A.), The Fernandez Sisters (bluegrass; Durham, N.C.), Rex McGee & John Garris (bluegrass/jazz; North Carolina), Martinsville-Henry County Praise Band (Gospel/praise; Martinsville, V.A.),ShadowGrass (youth progressive bluegrass; VA & NC), The Delics (teen rock/punk; Collinsville, V.A.), The Bucket Brothers (youth jazz; Chapel Hill, N.C.), The Wildmans (youth bluegrass; Floyd, V.A.) and The PHCC Jazz Band (big-band jazz; Martinsville-Henry County, V.A.).
For band videos and bios, hop on over to our Performers Page.
Rooster Walk 9 will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 25 – 28, at the idyllic Pop’s Farm, overlooking a lake in the countryside of Martinsville, VA. Last year, Rooster Walk was named one of the Top 5 Music Festivals in Virginia by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Greensky Bluegrass will headline RW9 with a two-hour set on Saturday night. The Wailers (Reunited!), Anders OsborneAnderson EastMandolin OrangeThe MotetPimps of Joytime, the Marcus King Band and many more will perform over the four-day festival. Fans can expect various cross-collaborations among the performers, craft beer, outdoor excursions, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and camping in a gorgeous setting.


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