Update: Eastbound Throwdown Returns with Driftwood, Formula 5

Update (8/28/17):

The schedule for this year’s Eastbound Throwdown has been released. The two-day event will have acts on two stages, featuring a main stage set each night from host band, Eastbound Jesus.

Acoustic Stage:

Friday
4:00-4:30 – Big Stone Gap
5:30-6:00 – One For the Road
7:00-7:30 and 8:45-9:15 – Ian Fitzgerald

Saturday
11:30-12:00 and 1:00-1:30 – Dan Johnson
2:30-3:00 and 4:00-4:30 – J. Schnitt
5:30-6:00 – Upchuck Ramblers
7:00-7:30 and 8:30-9:00 – The Saratoga Strings Band
10:15-10:45 – Turf n’ Turf

Main Stage:

Friday

3:00-4:00 – Cobblestone
4:30-5:30 – Under the Blacktop
6:00-7:00 – Formula 5
7:30-8:45 – The Mallet Brothers Band
9:15-10:45 – Eastbound Jesus
11:15-1:00 – Green

Saturday

12:00-1:00 – Graveyard Poets
1:30-2:30 – Wreckloose
3:00-4:00 – The Old Main
4:30-5:30 – Swampcandy
6:00-7:00 – Black Mountain Symphony
7:30-8:30 – Cousin Earth
9:00-10:15 – Drifwood
10:45-1:00 – Eastbound Jesus

Pre-sale tickets are still available for $60. The price rises to $70 at the gate. Saturday only passes are available for $40. Camping is available on site with the purchase of a weekend pass. Those wishing to bring an RV or camper must purchase a separate RV pass for $25. All tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite. 


The second annual Eastbound Throwdown returns to Irwin Farm in Salem, NY on Sept. 8 and 9. The festival features a number of New York acts, primarily based around Americana styles of music.

Festival organizers Eastbound Jesus headline the event with two sets. The festival also features Driftwood, the Mallett Brothers Band, Formula 5, Black Mountain Symphony, Wreckloose, Swamp Candy, Green, The Old Main and Cobblestone.

Tickets for the Eastbound Throwdown are on sale now for $60. Tickets include two days of music and camping.