Borderland Festival is returning to Knox Farm State Park, September 18th-19th for two days of music, food, beer, crafts, and more. The festival was canceled in 2020 and will be making its grand return to celebrate summer, community, and of course music. Borderland will host more than 20 bands on three stages with a diverse mix of national and regional, rock, country, Americana, and roots artists.
Headlining the 2021 festival is Jason Isbell and the 400 Units and The Revivalists. Also being featured are Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Infamous Stringdusters, Moon Taxi, Hiss Golden Messenger, Cam, TAUK, Molly Tuttle, Neal Francis, Ghost Of Paul Revere, TK & The Holy, Know Nothings, Adia Victoria, John Papa Gros Band, Workingman’s Dea, Organ Fairchild, GRUB, Uncle Ben’s Remedy, Cole Gallagher, A Girl Named Genny, Mom Said No, Never Ben, The Brass Machine, Folk Faces.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong are on the rise in the jam scene, they have sold out two nights at Town Ballroom in past years. Then Cam began her career as a songwriter, composing material for several artists including Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus. She has also made her way to national festivals such as Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands in San Francisco and is rising on the country charts.
Adding to the talent, the virtuosic, award-winning guitarist with a gift for insightful songwriting, Molly Tuttle was the first woman to win the Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year award. Also adding to the bluegrass vibe, The Infamous Stringdusters are grammy award winners for Best Bluegrass Album in 2018. The festival also collaborated with The Big Easy of Buffalo to bring New Orleans legend John “Papa” Gros from Papa Gros Funk.
Two-Day General Admission tickets are on sale now. Kids 10 and under are free with a parent or guardian.