Today, Lockn' Festival
have announced additional artists and collaborations set to take place at this year's
which will be held at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, VA from September 4 - 7.
New York-based quartet Tauk and New Orleans funk outfit
Dumpstaphunk have been
added to the festivities as has an acoustic performance from Taj Mahal.
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi will play a special
Friday evening acoustic set
at the Triangle Stage. The biggest news in today's announcement is that String
Incident will present a tribute to Kool & The Gang on Thursday night that
former Kool & The Gang lead vocalist, James "JT" Taylor, along with
the horns of the
Preservation Hall Jazz Band. This special performance has been dubbed
"String Cheese & The Gang."
Tickets for Lockn' are available now via the festival's
website. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Furthur, Phil
Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & RatDog, Umphrey's McGee and Widespread Panic are among
set to play this year's installment.
[Published on: 7/1/14]