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Inaugural HillFest 2016 to feature Hackensaw Boys, Annabelle’s Curse, The Church Sisters over Labor Day weekend in Hillsville, Va.

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The inaugural HillFest 2016 is set for Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2-4, in Hillsville, Virginia.

Among the 30-plus acts in the lineup are Hackensaw Boys, Fake Flowers Real Dirt, Annabelle’s Curse, The Church Sisters, Will Jones, Highway 249, Another Roadside Attraction, The Mastertones, The New Ballard Branch Bogtrotters, Changing Lanes, Mickey Galyean & Cullen’s Bridge, Mad Iguanas, Firecracker Jam, Backporch Bluegrass, Josiah & The Greater Good, Tara Mills & Jimmy Stelling, The Loose Strings Band, Gipsy Danger and more to be announced, according to organizers.

You can find the schedule here.

In addition to live music on four stages, HillFest 2016, “Shakin’ Off the Fleas,” will include camping, food and various other vendors.

Tickets prices include:
$75 for a 3-day pass
$25 for single-day pass
$25 for on-site parking pass
$75 for an RV camping pass
$5 for a tent camping pass
$15 for a Youth 3-day pass
$5 for a Youth single-day pass

From the website: “Welcome to HillFest –- three days of spirited revelry with an effervescent air of music, art, and Blue Ridge Mountain culture.  Join us for our inaugural festival that promises an epic experience for all ages.

Four stages. More than 30 bands. Dancing. Hot air balloons. Artisans and vendors. Libations. Camping. Children’s activities. Delectable fare for every taste.

HillFest offers shuttle service to and from Hillsville’s famous Labor Day Flea Market, giving you the chance to hunt for treasures, shake off the fleas as you dance the night away, and do it all again the next day.”

Learn more at


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