Drumstrong Rhythm & Arts Festival Schedule Out

The Drumstrong Rhythm & Arts Festival is nearly a week away, and the annual event boasts several acts from Charlotte and beyond. This week, organizers released the full schedule. You'll recognize local names like Junior Astronomers and HRVRD on the Friday line-up, but if you're unfamiliar with any of the bands, be sure to click the links to visit each's personal Bandcamp page. Also, the folks behind Drumstrong created a Spotify playlist, giving attendees a chance to listen to the line-up ahead of the three-day festical.

Friday (North Carolina Music Celebration, May 16)
11 a.m.:
Gates open
1 p.m.: Replicas
1:45 p.m.: Modern Primatives
2:35 p.m.: Pullman Strike
3:25 p.m.: Cairo Fire
4:15 p.m.: The Business People
5:15 p.m.: Grown Up Avenger Stuff
6:15 p.m.: Super Ape
7:20 p.m.: Junior Astronomers
8:25 p.m.: HRVRD
9:30 p.m.: Miami Dice
10:20 p.m.: Dirty Drummer
11:15 p.m.: Marley Carroll
(DJ A-Huf performs between the day’s sets)

Saturday (Main Event, May 17)
10:50 a.m.:
Sinners & Saints
11:35 a.m.: Bombadil
12:35 p.m.: The Mantras
1:25 p.m.: Lost in the Trees
2:15 p.m.: The Love Language
3:20 p.m.: Futurebirds
4:25 p.m.: American Aquarium
5:30 p.m.: Chatham County Line
6:40 p.m.: Kopecky Family Band
7:50 p.m.: The Felice Brothers
9:05 p.m.: Railroad Earth
10:50 p.m.: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band
12:10 a.m.: Ancient Cities (acoustic set)
(DJ Joel Khouri performs between the day’s sets)

Sunday (Family Folk and Fun Day, May 18)
11 a.m.:
School of Rock
12 p.m.: Of Good Nature
1 p.m.: Caroline Spence
2 p.m.: Drum Circle Ceremony
3:05 p.m.: Time Sawyer
3:55 p.m.: Elonzo
4:50 p.m.: Joe Pug Trio
5:50 p.m.: New Familiars
6:55 p.m.: Overmountain Men
7:55 p.m.: Dom Flemons
(That Guy Smitty performs between the day’s sets)

Categories: Arts + Culture, Revue