What’s up, readers? The Jamwich is back with another home-brewed list of this week’s tastiest concerts and other art and culture related events. The sun is bright, the breezes are cool, and the world is calling you to enjoy yourself! No plans this week? No problem! Here’s what’s up this week.
Del yeah! DelFest is back for their 12th annual weekend of camping, hanging out, and having fun with an amazing line-up of bands, craft vendors, visual artists and much more. Head on over to Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD this Thursday, the 23rd, through Sunday, the 26th, for a guaranteed good time. The three stages, with music going from as early as 10:30 am, to as late as 3:30 a.m., the kid’s zone, arts & crafts faire, rhythm and movement workshops, and food and beverage trucks will have you more than occupied throughout each day. Bands lined up to play are The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, The String Cheese Incident, Trampled By Turtles, Tyler Childers, Railroad Earth, Sam Bush, Billy Strings, The Marcus King Band and more. Four-day general admission passes are currently on sale for $235, with three-day, two-day and single-day passes available as cheaper alternatives. Camping is included in the ticket price; however, on-site parking will cost another $70 (off-site is available for $25). To learn more and purchase your tickets today visit www.delfest.com.
Darkstar Jubilee is being held this weekend, at the lovely Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, a live-music venue on over 200 acres of land. Legend Valley has hosted several legendary music festival is the past, such as All Good, Hookahville, The Werk Out, and Resonance, among others. Bands on this year’s schedule consist of Dark Star Orchestra, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, The Marcus King Band, Leftover Salmon, Billy Strings, Donna The Buffalo, plus several others. Weekend GA passes are going for $169, with camping and parking being included in the ticket price. Discounted pricing available for kids. To get a better idea of what to expect, and scoop up your tickets, stop by the festival’s official site.
Rooster Walk 11 is this weekend at Pop’s Farm in Martinsville, VA. The fun gets started this Thursday and lasts all weekend long until Sunday. Hang out with awesome bands like Galactic, Shovels & Rope, The Marcus King Band, Billy Strings, Steep Canyon Rangers, Turkuaz, Big Something, Sierra Hull, Ghost Light and many more. Having fun all four days will only set you back $165, although you’ll also need to purchase parking pass for $60 if you plan on driving in. Know that your money is going to a good place, however, with Rooster Walk Inc. having donated $30,000 to local charities in 2017, and over $175,000 since 2009. Visit www.roosterwalk.com to learn more, purchase tickets, and peep the videos and pictures of previous festivals.
Also this weekend, Habatat Family and Lazy Ass Productions, in association with WrittenHour Productions and Soundbar, present: FUNKy Fest [v.19] A Family Campout, Music & Arts Festival, held this weekend at The Glades Festival Grounds in Gibbon Glade, PA. Hang out in the mornings for yoga, join a drum circle in the afternoon, learn something new at one of the several clinics being offered, and end the day with a nightly fire show. Bands taking the stage include Electric Love Machine, The Cause, Electric Orange Peel, Habatat, Brachtapus, G.S.P. and many more. To learn more check out the event’s Facebook page.
Don’t forget to continue scrolling down in order to check out the full concert list for the week. Let us know where you’ll be, and feel free to leave us any of your own suggestions in the comment section. Until next week. Stay Jammy.
05/23-26 – DelFest – Cumberland, MD
05/23-26 – Rooster Walk 11 – Martinsville, VA
05/23-27 – Sterling Stage Festival – Sterling, NY
05/23-26 – Gears and Guitars – Winston-Salem, NC
05/24-26 – Long Creek Music Festival – Longcreek, SC
05/24-26 – Dark Star Jubilee – Thornville, OH
05/24-26 – Summercamp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL
05/24-26 – Boston Calling – Allston, MA
05/24-27 – StrangeCreek Campout – Greenfield, MA
05/24-27 – Elements Lakewood Camping Music & Art Festival – Lakewood, PA
05/24-25 – Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que – Augusta, GA
05/24-26 – FUNKyFEST 1.9 – Gibbon Glade, PA
05/24-26 – Waccamaw Getaway Music Festival – Conway, SC
05/24-26 – Revival – Geneva, MA
05/25 – Greenwich Town Party – Greenwich, CT
05/20 – Dark Star Orchestra – McCarter Theatre – Princeton, NJ
05/20 – David Crosby – King Center – Melbourne, FL
05/21 – Gypsy Sally’s Jam – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC
05/21 – Dark Star Orchestra – The Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
05/21 – David Crosby – Parker Playhouse – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
05/22 – Big Whitson w/ Ultraswayed – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC
05/22 – Joe Craven w/ Day Old News – Washington, DC
05/22 – The Original Wailers – North Beach Bandshell – Miami Beach, FL
05/23 – Elizabeth II w/ Wanted Man – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC
05/23 – The Avett Brothers w/ Rodney Crowell – Wolf Trap – Vienna, VA
05/23 – Zach Deputy – Coonamessett Inn & Ballroom – Falmouth, MA
05/23 – Dumpstahpunk – The Charleston Pour House – Charleston, SC
05/23 – David Crosby – The Capitol Theatre (Clearwater) – Clearwater, FL
05/23 – The Original Wailers – The Ranch – Fort Myers, FL
05/24 – Gordon Sterling and The People w/ Oh He Dead – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC
05/24 – The Avett Brothers w/ Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – Wolf Trap – Vienna, VA
05/24 – Dumpstahphunk w/ Audacity Brass Band – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
05/24 – Runaway Gin – The Charleston Pour House – Charleston, SC
05/24 – David Crosby – Key West Theatre – Key West, FL
05/25 – Clones of Funk – Gypsy Sally’s -Washington, DC
05/25 – The Avett Brothers. w/ The Felice Brothers – Wolf Trap – Vienna, VA
05/25 – LITZ – Appalachian Brewing Company – Harrisburg, PA
05/25 – The String Cheese Incident – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY
05/26 – LITZ – Garcia’s @ The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY
05/26 – The String Cheese Incident – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY
05/26 – CBDB – The Charleston Pour House – Charleston, SC
05/26 – David Crosby – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
05/26 – The Heavy Pets – Whiskey Park – Naples, FL