For five glorious July days of the year, the quiet 80-acre plateau off the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is transformed into a temporary ‘burb of music aficionados. In addition to the food, shopping, and entertainment amenities, FloydFest ‘tent city’ comes complete with recycling and trash collection, sanitation and zoning issues, medical assistance, neighborhood security, and plain ‘ol common-sense. This years lineup is as awesome as ever! The lineup (in no particular order) Ms. Lauren Hill, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Ziggy Marley, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, Ray Lamontagne, Thievery Corporation, Groundation,Lettuce, Donna The Buffalo, J.J. Grey and Mofro, The Duhks, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Buddy Guy, The Lee Boys, Hackensaw Boys, The London Souls, Jonathan Boogie Long, Ben Miller Band, The Deadmen, Paper Bird, Quinn Sullivan,Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands, Tauk, Dirty Drummer. Campbell Brothers.