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Plan a Visit to the Annual Mountain Music Festival


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The fastest-growing music festival in the United States, the annual Mountain Music Festival, located right here at ACE Adventure Resort, is back with yet another stellar lineup. What sets the Mountain Music Festival apart from its competitors is that it’s set deep in the Appalachian Mountains on a lush 1,500-acre property. Festival-goers also have the rare opportunity to combine evenings filled with rousing performances with thrilling white water rafting, zip lining, and kayaking adventures along the New River Gorge. And multi-day admission to the festival includes complimentary New River Gorge camping just steps from all of the action! Keep reading to learn more about this crowd-pleasing annual event.

The Eclectic Lineup

With over 25 bands and two comedians set to perform over four action-packed days, this year’s Mountain Music Festival is bound to be the best weekend of the summer! Tyler Childers, a rapidly-rising country and bluegrass star, is this year’s headliner, but there’s an entire slate of up-and-coming artists and local favorites at this annual festival. Here’s a small taste of who will performing this year, with genres ranging from country blues to progressive funk and far beyond.

  • Tyler Childers – country, bluegrass
  • The Floozies – funk
  • The Werks – rock, jam band
  • The Vegabonds – alternative southern rock
  • Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – roots, country blues
  • Big Something – alternative rock, electronic
  • The Wooks – Kentucky rhythm, bluegrass
  • Funk You – progressive funk, rock
  • Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound – folk, rock
  • Justin Wells – country, outlaw country

Complimentary New River Gorge Camping

As mentioned earlier, all multi-day tickets include up to three nights of New River Gorge camping. The mountain-top campsites are located deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, set amongst tall trees, dense forestry, and sweeping valley views. You’ll have easy access to showers, restrooms, and, of course, the stages. Most campsites are equipped with fire rings so you can cap off each full day of adventure and bluegrass music with a rousing, late-night campfire complete with roasted marshmallows and refreshing beverages. Single day tickets don’t include New River Gorge camping, so be sure to visit this webpage for an overnight pass.

On-Site Activities

Don’t forget to arrive on Thursday afternoon to partake in the pre-party at The Lost Paddle, the perfect way to kick-off a weekend full of incredible performances, New River rafting, and peaceful mountainside exploration. All guests receive discounts for the Wonderland Waterpark as well as exclusive access to seemingly endless outdoor adventure. Pair your weekend of country, bluegrass, and funk with rock climbing, zip lining, kayaking, and white water adventures! Visit MountainMusicFestWV.com to purchase tickets, and remember to book your adventure activities well in advance at ACERaft.com.

BY aceteam

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