Experience the best Virginia music Festivals

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Virginia is for lovers

Since 1969 Virginia is known as a state for lovers. The food the beautiful landscapes, friendly people, the big cities-there is so much to fall in love with in Virginia. And what tops this list is music. The number of music festivals that happen in Virginia it’s very impressive. Music is all over. If you are in Virginia you must try to catch up on few of the music festivals that happen here.

Some of the music festivals


The fest happens in July every year. Music and I want to celebrate it here for five days in the blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. This fest sees more than hundred performers across more than eight stages. Started in 2002, this festival goes on for five days and has multiple stages for different genres of music including rock, reggae, bluegrass, folk, Cajun, Yiddish, African or Appalachian.

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LOCKN’ Festival

This fest happens in August and was first held in 2013. Central Virginia is home to this fest. Mid way between Lynchburg and Charlottesville is Arrington where LOCKN festival is held. In the last few years various artists like Robert Plant, My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Ween, Carlos Santana, Tom Petty, Phish, Zac Brown, Phil Lesh, Willie Nelson and many more. The festival also facilitates collaborations such as the The Doobie incident which featured The String Cheese incident and The Doobie Brothers, and Widespread Panic and Jimmy Cliff.


Named after the memory of Houston Caldwell who left the world on 30 April, 2010, his musical legacy lives on through Houston Fest. His passion for the growth of musical heritage and community service is being fulfilled by this fest. This fest happens in June every year.

Don’t miss these music festivals

Virginia will never cease to surprise, so just go out and enjoy your summers with your favourite music.

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