From June 22nd – 24th, Shadefest will return for its for its third annual incarnation at River Springs Farm in Avenue, MD. The 2017 lineup features an eclectic mix of Shadefest Family vets and other successful touring acts like People’s Blues of Richmond, Teddy Midnight, Kendall Street Company, Bencoolen, Surprise Attack, LITZ, Broccoli Samurai, Tropidelic, Formula 5, Of Tomorrow, Jouwala Collective, South Hill Banks, and Big Mama Shakes, as well as a special tribute to Ween by Electric Love Machine!
While the great music, camping and general good times abound at the homegrown festival, what sets the boutique event apart is its beautiful locale, cast in the early summer sun along the banks of Southern Maryland’s Potomac River. With beautiful beaches for lounging in the sun and picturesque riverside surroundings, Shadefest offers the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy great music and positive vibes away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
In addition to the main stage, this year’s Shadefest will offer late-night bluegrass sets, daily extras for VIP ticketholders, a “Zen Den” to relax in during the day, an open jam tent, and much more. Every minute of the intimate three-day event promises to offer something exciting to do for any festival-goer, and at just $60 per three-day pass, Shadefest is a financial no-brainer for even the most cash-strapped fans. Whether getting down under the massive stage-side shade tents, bobbing along in an inner tube, or grooving to late-night jams, Shadefest offers a fun-filled weekend adventure for music lovers in Maryland and beyond.
For full lineup, ticketing, FAQs, and any other information you need to know about Shadefest, visit the event’s website.
[cover photo by Nicole Wade Photography]