Mount Airy Bluegrass FestivaL
We are happy and excited to announce the date and lineup for the 2019 Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival located in Warsaw, Virginia between the tidal waters of the Rappahannock and Potomac rivers. Join us for two late afternoon/evenings of incredible bluegrass music with our guests Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Josh Grigsby & County Line, Carolina Blue and Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice.
This year’s festival at Mount Airy will be the best one ever!
Keep reading below for more info and thank you for your continued support!
The music begins on Friday June 28th at 6:00 pm with the special bluegrass stylings of CAROLINA BLUE followed at 7:30 by local Rappahannock pickers, JOSH GRIGSBY & COUNTY LINE! A special VIP pre-party meet and greet with Carolina Blue and Josh Grigsby will happen before the show for VIP ticket holders.
There will also be a complimentary raw oyster bar(!!) for all ticket holders to enjoy from 6-8pm Friday night compliments of our friends at Rappahannock River Oyster Company.
On Saturday things kick off at 5:00pm with JUNIOR SISK & RAMBLER’S CHOICE bringing the Southwest Virginia high lonesome sound to the Mount Airy stage. Around 6:30pm Grammy Award winning artist RALPH STANLEY II & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS make their return to the Mount Airy Farm stage to thrill audiences again and about 7:45pm “The New Queen of Bluegrass” Grammy Award winning artist RHONDA VINCENT & THE RAGE will finish out the night and the festival with what we know will be a rousing performance.
Bluegrass fans from across the Mid-Atlantic region are expected to attend the Independence Week festival at Mount Airy so get your tickets early, available online here or by calling 804-313-0815.
The Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival will take place on the intimate Deer Park lawn of the historic Mount Airy estate with the Summer sun sinking into the Rappahannock river and cool evening breezes in the treetops. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. A flashlight may also be useful for after the show when returning to your vehicle.
General admission tickets for Friday are only $25 and Saturday tickets are only $45. A Super Pass that gets you in both days is only $60.
A special 2019 VIP ticket includes: passes to both day’s shows, VIP parking and a reserved seat up front close to the stage for both days, a special Friday afternoon pre-party with Carolina Blue and Josh Grigsby, a Saturday afternoon pre-party with Rhonda Vincent, Ralph Stanley II and Junior Sisk, a ticket to the Saturday Night Smokehouse After-Party and a signed CD from either Rhonda Vincent or Ralph Stanley II.
Free parking for all attendees. Parking gates open at 1pm each day. Doors to venue open at 4pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday.
Food trucks, Hubs Virginia peanuts and other delicious foods as well Virginia-made craft ales by Champion Brewing Company will be available for purchase. Listen to WNNT River Country radio for more info, artist interviews and special giveaways.
A portion of the proceeds from the festival will be donated to the local non-profit, Friends of the Rappahannock.