RW9 BAND LINEUP IS FINALIZED!!
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 Osborne, Anderson East, Mandolin Orange, The Motet, Pimps 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.