The fifth annual Muddy Roots Festival will be held Friday through Sunday at the June Bug Boogie Ranch in Cookeville, Tennessee.
The three-day camping festival aims to showcase over 80 acts from a variety of genres ranging from country to punk rock, including artists such as punk forefathers The Sonics, grunge veterans Mudhoney and roots music revivalist Pokey LaFarge.
Aside from music, the festival grounds will feature events such as the Movember Beard Competition, a burlesque cabaret and even church services Sunday morning. There will also be nightly showings of Hard Soil – The Muddy Roots of American
Music, a documentary on American Roots music. Perks festival attendees can expect from Muddy Roots include free camping, free hot showers and the ability to “B.Y.O.B.” if he or she of legal drinking age. Tents are also available to rent on-site.
In addition to the weekend’s activities, there will be an additional event Thursday evening featuring a showing of Hard Soil and performances by Woody Pines and Jayke Orvis & The Broken Band for the price of an additional cover charge.
Additional artists playing the festival include The Blasters, Bobby Bare, The Weirdos, The Monsters, The Legendary Shack Shakers, ANTiSEEN and more.
Acts that have performed at the festival in previous years include Black Flag, Revered Horton Heat, Wanda Jackson and Shooter Jennings.
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