For 25 years, Americana, roots, acoustic, and bluegrass musicians and their fans have flocked to Graves Mountain Lodge to spend three days in a rustic, beautiful environment where they can see first-rate musicians fill the valley with song. Family-owned Graves Mountain Lodge has welcomed visitors for more than a century, building time-honored traditions and legendary customer service during that time. There’s a homey hospitality, natural beauty, and range of outdoor activities in addition to perhaps the Festival’s best lineup of all time, which comprises 22 of roots music’s foremost acts from across the nation. The band names alone tell a story and set the tone for the festival: Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Ronnie Reno Band and the Reno Reunion, Seldom Scene. This year there’s Sister Sadie, five fast-picking, quick-fiddling females from Nashville. Vancouver trio Barefoot Movement, whose catchy Americana infuses powerful live shows with pop sensibility, smooth instrumentals, and a desire to make audiences hoedown. There are too many wonderful acts to list here, so be sure to buy your tickets to this one-of-a-kind festival!