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 rockyfacepark.com/rockyfest for complete details.
For more information about RockyFest 2017, visit www.RockyFacePark.com/RockyFest or call Park Ranger Alisha Stamey at (828) 632-1093.