RockyFest 2017 Music Line Up

rockyfest 2017

rockyfest 2017The festival will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area in Alexander County

Alexander County, NC: The public is invited to attend RockyFest 2017 on Saturday, April 22 at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area (Rocky Face Park). The event will feature 5K/10K/20K trail races, live music, rock climbing and rappelling, children’s activities, food/arts/crafts vendors and more.

Get ready for some great bluegrass and old-time music at RockyFest 2017 on Saturday, April 22 at Rocky Face Park in Hiddenite.

  • Alexander Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) will kick off the music for RockyFest at 10:00 a.m.
  • Carolina Express will follow at 11:00 a.m.
  • Danny Wicker performing at 12:00 p.m.
  • Madison Elmore takes the stage at 1:00 p.m.
  • ShadowGrass, at 2:00 p.m.
  • The Trailblazers, one of bluegrass music’s newest up-and-coming young groups, will perform at 3:00 p.m.
  • Strictly Strings, another 2016 favorite at RockyFest, will play at 4:00 p.m.
  • Headlining the event will be multi-award winning, old-time string band The Slate Mountain Ramblers at 5:00 p.m.

Accompanying the musicians will be flatfoot dancer Rodney Sutton, who is an early member of the Green Grass Cloggers. There will also be flat-foot dancing demonstrations throughout the day. Also, remember to bring an instrument to join in at the picking tents. Visit for complete details.

For more information about RockyFest 2017, visit or call Park Ranger Alisha Stamey at (828) 632-1093.

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