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Maggie Valley, N.C. — The Hillbilly Woodstock Festival is set to get underway here in the Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1-2, showing off a rogues gallery of genuine Hillbilly stars.
The Hillbilly Woodstock festival stars 20 bands as well as the Real Hatfields and McCoys and cast members from TV’s “Lizard Lick Towing & Recovery,” “Moonshiners” and “Appalachian Outlaws.” The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day with music going full tilt boogie or should I say “Billy.”
There will be a variety of hillbilly musicians both days, and there will be a cruise-in car and bike show 3-9 p.m. Friday and a Car and Bike Show & Shine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Entry fee is $15 and it is open to all street rods, antiques, rat rods, street machines, classics, customs, muscle cars, trucks, 4×4’s, pro street, motorcycles, imports and mini trucks. There will be top 25 awards top five bikes, longest distance, moonshiners pick, hillbilly pick, kids pick and ladies pick. For more info, call or text Rob Honeycutt at 423-483-4295.
The Friday singing starts with Dr. Paul and includes the Pioneer Chicken Stand, The Tailgate Mafia, and Andy Buckner.
The Ryan Perry Band opens up on Saturday with the Neon Truckers, the Road Runerz, Kaitlyn Baker, and the Real Hatfields and McCoys as some of the star attractions.
The 2014 theme song for the festival is “Hillbilly” by Joe Lasher Jr., who will be performing Saturday night. To see and hear him sing that song at the NC Mountain State Fair, click HERE.
The Hillbilly Woodstock festival costs adults $6 a day and $10 for the weekend. Kids 10 and under get in free.
The festival is located at the Festival Grounds, 100 Soco Road, right here in Maggie Valley, N.C.
For more information, go to their web site, hillbillywoodstock.com.
Or go to their Facebook page, HERE.
A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the Francis Fund, a non-profit organization to help sick and injured pets.