Twelve Richmond acts head to Maryland’s Shadefest this weekend

by | Jun 20, 2017 | MUSIC

The third year of the Avenue, MD., festival known as Shadefest kicks off this weekend, and a slew of Richmond acts are on the bill.

People’s Blues of Richmond, along with 11 other local acts including Jouwala Collective, Sid Kingsley, The Folly, Dalton Dash, South Hill Banks, Big Mama Shakes, Burning Fire Reggae Band, Toxic Moxie, Josie McQueen, Too Indecent, and Keith Yetter are scheduled to play.

Perpetual Groove, Litz, Electric Love Machine and other nationally touring bands and musicians will be performing. Check out the full lineup here.

In addition to three days of live music, the festival will feature food vendors, camping, art, and swimming.

Until then, jam to your favorite RVA bands in the following videos and snag your tickets below.

Shadefest 2017 kicks off this Fri., June 22 and runs through Sun. June 24. GA Camping is  $90 and VIP Shade Camping: $225. Grab yours here.


Amy David

Amy David

Amy David was the Web Editor for from May 2015 until September 2018. She covered craft beer, food, music, art and more. She's been a journalist since 2010 and attended Radford University. She enjoys dogs, beer, tacos, and Bob's Burgers references.

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