UPDATED: Lockn’ Festival 2015 Update : New Schedule + Lineup Released


1:00pm – John Popper National Anthem – Ridge Stage
1:02pm – The Doobie Incident – Oak Stage
2:00pm – Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot – Ridge Stage
2:30pm – Moon Alice – Oak Stage
3:30pm – North Mississippi Allstars – Ridge Stage
4:30pm – Anders Osborne – Oak Stage
5:30pm – Steve Earle & The Dukes – Ridge Stage
6:30pm – String Cheese Incident – Oak Stage
7:45pm – Phil Lesh & Friends w/ Chris Robinson – Ridge Stage
9:45pm – Jeff Airplane 50th – Oak Stage
11:00pm – Mad Dogs & Englishmen – Ridge Stage
12:00am – Mickey Hart w/ Steve Kimmock – The Woods
1:00am – Umphrey’s McGee – Blue Ridge Bowl Stage

11:00am – JGB w/ Melvin Seals and John K – Blue Ridge Bowl Stage
1:00pm – Lord Nelson – Oak Stage
1:30pm – Love Canon – Ridge Stage
2:30pm – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/ Chuck Leavell – Oak Stage
3:30pm – Hot Tuna – Ridge Stage
4:30pm – The Jayhawks – Oak Stage
5:30pm – Tedeschi Trucks Band – Ridge Stage
6:30pm – Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters – Oak Stage
7:30pm – Widespread Panic w/ Jimmy Cliff – Ridge Stage
9:30pm – Billy & The Kids w/ Bob Weir – Oak Stage
11:00pm – Phil Lesh & Friends w/ Carlos Santana – Ridge Stage
12:00am – Mickey Hart w/ Steve Kimmock – The Woods
1:00am – Gov’t Mule – Blue Ridge Bowl Stage

11:00am – Kellar Williams Grateful Gospel – Blue Ridge Bowl Stage
12:30pm – The Southern Belles – Oak Stage
1:00pm – Fishbone – Ridge Stage
2:00pm – The Oh Hello’s – Oak Stage
3:00pm – St Paul & The Broken Bones – Ridge Stage
4:20pm – Slightly Stoopid – Oak Stage
5:25pm – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave – Ridge Stage
6:30pm – Gov’t Mule – Oak Stage
8:00pm – Widespread Panic – Ridge Stage
10:00pm – Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters – Oak Stage


Billy & the Kids have rescheduled their set that was unfortunately cancelled due to storms in local Charlottesville, VA for this evening.  Their set will be held at The Jefferson Theater and special guests, that will inlcude Dominick Lalli and John Popper.

Strangefolk has also rescheduled their cancelled set, and it is now to be held at The Whiskey Jar in Charlottesville at 10pm.  They have hinted to something special to occur on Saturday as well, so stay tuned for more updates.


Hot off the presses, please be advised the show must go on.  We have been advised by festival staff that tonight The Southern Belles have booked an “Emergency Lemonade Jam” at The Ante Room in Charlottesville, VA.  Special performances featuring Rockn’ to Lockn’, DC area winners Moogatu, and local up and comers Kings of Belmont will kick the festival off despite the storm that tried to put a damper on festivities.

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Moogatu’s performance at Lockn’ was cancelled due to weather along with sets from Strangefolk, Deer Tick, Soulive, Little Feat, The String Cheese Incident, Billy & the Kids, The Doobie Brothers, Mickey Hart & EOTO, and Galactic.

We are told that The Southern Belles are still scheduled to perform on Sunday at 12:30pm as planned.


Campgrounds at Lockn’ to open first thing Friday morning
Lockn’ attendees are welcome in Lynchburg at:
  • River Ridge Mall, 3405 Candlers Mtn Rd, there is plenty of parking and restaurants.
  • James River Conference Center, 400 Court Street, there are restaurants and attendees are welcome to stay in the parking lot overnight.
  • The Hillcats Stadium, 3176 Fort Avenue (enter off Oakley), attendees are welcome to stay in the parking lot overnight.

There are available hotels in Lynchburg and Charlottesville. We will provide regular updates and appreciate your patience while we work to provide a safe event site & an amazing festival.

As updates come in, please stay tuned to Lockn’s Facebook page and website for all the latest.  In addition, NYSMusic will bring you updates as well as we learn of details.

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