What’s up, readers? Don’t pack away your camping gear just yet! Festival season refuses to end, and there is a ton of wholesome fun to be had at several events going on throughout the region this week.  No plans? No problem! Here at The Jamwich we’ve got you covered with a homemade batch of concerts and other related events that will most certainly tickle your fancy.  Here is what’s up.

Get ready for the sixth annual HarFest, this weekend at Sleepy Creek on The Potomac in Berkeley Springs, WV.  Hopefully you haven’t stashed away your tent and sleeping bag for the year, because you won’t want to miss out on this one! HarFest isn’t just family-friendly and a guaranteed good time, it’s also extremely affordable! Grab your tickets in advance for just $85, with camping and parking included in your ticket price.  Tack on an extra day of shenanigans by opting to arrive one day early, on Thursday, for an extra $10. As far as music goes, expect to get your mind blow by the likes of Cris Jacobs Band, Dangermuffin, Ben Miller Band, Eat Yer Meat: Pink Floyd Tribute, Grant Farm, and many other talented musicians.  If you want to learn more, purchase tickets, or even sign up to volunteer, head on over to www.sleepycreekpresents.com/harfest.

Pack your bags, strap on your boots, and get ready for a groovy time at Into the Woods; Charleston Pour House’s inaugural weekend of camping and live music at Charleston Woodlands. The Woodlands is a 6000-acre nature reserve that is home to several lakes, a blackwater cypress swamp, and over 60 miles of wooded hiking trails. Feel free to bring your own kayaks and paddleboards, or pay to rent from the venue, and go for a relaxing ride on either Lake Charleston, or Palmetto Lake. Aside from the lush landscapes that are sure to lift your spirits, you can also enjoy live sets from bands like Leftover Salmon, John Medeski’s Mad Skillet, Rayland Baxter, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Little Stranger, The Fritz, and a bunch of other awesome bands.  Weekend passes to the event are currently on sale for $145, with children ages 6-15 costing $30. Age five and under enter for free (all children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).  If you can’t swing the entire weekend, there are also day passes available so that you can get your fair share of the good vibes too.  To learn more and purchase tickets head on over to www.intothewoodscharleston.com.


Last up on the list is Beauty in the Backyard, which kicks of this Thursday at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, MD.  Not feeling excited about trying to stay warm in your tent as recover from the previous day? Not only does Beauty in the Backyard feature indoor stages for warm and cozy late-night sets, they also have plenty of cabins available to rent to help keep you nice and toasty at night.  Over the course of the four-day event there are over 30 workshops, classes, and lectures going to place, ranging from yoga and dance to mushroom foraging, organic gardening and vegan cooking. Be sure to check out this Jamwich article, which goes in to much more detail about the event and everything it has to offer.  The full four-day experience costs $140, with an additional $20 required for a car parking pass.  Come check out the up-and-coming talent and enjoy some local favorites with a cast of friendly faces and kindred spirits. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.thebackyard.world.

Don’t forget to keep scrolling down to check out the entire list of festivals and concerts happening throughout the region this week. Let us know where you’ll be and feel free to leave your own suggestions in comment section. Until next week. Stay jammy!



10/03-06 – Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance – Pittsboro, NC

10/03-06 – Beauty in the Backyard – Darlington, MD

10/04-07 – Harvest Ball – Starks, ME

10/04-06 – Into the Woods – Charleston, SC

10/04-05 – Rockweave Music & Arts Festival – Lagrange, GA

10/04-06 – Sleepy Creek HarFest – Berkeley Springs, WV

10/04-05 – 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival – Chattanooga, TN

10/05 – Creekside JamFest – Black Mountain, NC

10/05 – Cripple Creek Music Festival – Fort Mitchell, KY

10/05 – River Rat Barr & Music Festival – Gallipolis, OH

10/05 – Pungo Jamboree – Virginia Beach, VA

10/05 – Resonator Festival – Brooklyn, NY

10/06 – Blue Ridge Jam – Black Mountain, NC



10/01 – Kitchen Dwellers – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA

10/01 – Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ Capital Sun Rays – Beacon Theatre – New York, NY

10/01 – Hayley Jane – Charleston Pour House – Charleston, SC


10/02 – Break Science – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC

10/02 – Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ John Moreland – Beacon Theatre – New York, NY

10/02 – Jimmy Herring – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA

10/02 – Kitchen Dwellers – The Blind Tiger – Greensboro, NC

10/02 – Greensky Bluegrass w/ Michigan Rattlers – Minglewood Hall – Memphis, TN


10/03 – The Avett Brothers – Oakdale Theatre – Wallingford, CT

10/03 – The Wailers – Ardmore Music Hall – Philadelphia, PA

10/03 – Ben Miller Band – Woodlands Tavern – Columbus, OH

10/03 – Bela Fleck w/ Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain – Denison University – Granville, OH

10/03 – Perpetual Groove w/ tomatoband – The Senate – Columbia, SC

10/03 – Universal Sigh – Preservation Pub – Knoxville, TN

10/03 – Spafford – Zanzabar – Louisville, KY

10/03 – Dark Star Orchestra – The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI

10/03 – Kitchen Dwellers – Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta, GA


10/04 – Jeff Crosby & The Refugees – The 8×10 – Baltimore, MD

10/04 – Splintered Sunlight w/ One-Eyed Jack – The Ardmore Music Hall – Philadelphia, PA

10/04 – Pigeons Playing Ping Pong – The Foundry at The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA

10/04 – The Ghost of Paul Revere – Thunderbird Café – Pittsburgh, PA

10/04 – Bumpin Uglies – Eleveation 27 – Virginia Beach, VA

10/04 – EmiSunshine – Bright Box Theatre – Winchester, VA

10/04 – Tweed – Rocks Off Concert Cruise – New York, NY

10/04 – Tedeschi Trucks Band – Beacon Theatre – New York, NY

10/04 – The Quasi Kings w/ Roots of Rebellion – Woodlands Tavern – Columbus, OH

10/04 – Dark Star Orchestra – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH

10/04 – Com Truise – Madison Theatre – Covington, KY

10/04 – Perpetual Groove w/ The Mammoths – Neighborhood Theatre – Charlotte, NC

10/04 – Sam Bush – McGlohon Theatre – Charlotte, NC

10/04 – The Avett Brothers w/ Lake Street Dive – DCU Center – Worcester, MA

10/04 – Strange Machines w/ Harsh Armadillo, Lee Ross – Middle East Downstairs – Boston, MA

10/04 – Bela Fleck w/ Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain – SCFA Concert Hall – Lexington, KY

10/04 – Consider The Source w/ Said Turtle – ArtsRiot – Burlington, VT

10/04 – Spafford – The Basement East – Nashville, TN

10/04 – Papadosio – Backyard Stage at The Amp – St. Augustine, FL


10/05 – Pigeons Playing Ping Pong w/ Aqueous – The Fillmore Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA

10/05 – The Avett Brothers w/ Lake Street Dive – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY

10/05 – Tedeschi Trucks Band – Beacon Theatre – New York, NY

10/05 – Perpetual Groove – Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC

10/05 – Reverend Horton Heat – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA

10/05 – Consider the Source w/ The Alchemystics – Arch Street Tavern – Hartford, CT

10/05 – Dark Star Orchestra – Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI

10/05 – Strange Machines – Nectar’s – Burlington, VT

10/05 – Spafford – The Basement East – Nashville, TN