LOCKN’ 2020 welcomes Phil Lesh Quintet ft. David Crosby, Phil Lesh & Joe Russo’s Almost Dead featuring John Mayer, and more!
LOCKN’ has announced our initial lineup for the upcoming festival on June 19-21, 2020. The 8th annual LOCKN’ will be an all-star celebration of Phil Lesh’s upcoming 80th birthday, taking place as always at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, Virginia. Nice Price Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, January 23 at 12PM ET.
LOCKN’ 8 will see Phil Lesh playing alongside an array of legendary friends and special guests over three-days, joined each day by a lineup of additional artists, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.
Friday, June 19, will feature Phil Lesh Quintet featuring Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, Rob Barraco, John Molo (2 sets), Brandi Carlile, Gov’t Mule, Goose, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, The Chain Gang feauring. Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Cody Dickinson, Luther Dickinson, Samantha Fish, John Ginty, & Berry Oakley, Jr. playing Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Yola, BoomBox featuring BackBeat Brass, and Grateful Shred.
Saturday, June 20, will feature Phil Lesh Quintet featuring Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, Rob Barraco, John Molo with David Crosby (2 sets), Oteil & Friends, David Crosby, Mike Gordon, Black Pumas, Garcia Peoples, Grateful Shred, and Kendall Street Company. In addition, Saturday night will feature an additional headline level act, to be unveiled in the coming weeks.
Sunday, June 21, will include Phil Lesh with John Mayer and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 sets), Leon Bridges, Electric Hot Tuna, Railroad Earth & Peter Rowan playing Old & In The Way, MEUTE, The War and Treaty, Midnight North, and Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel.
For the first time ever, LOCKN’ 2020 will take place in June and be a three-day event. A special “Steal Your Thursday” add-on is available for $30, allowing fans to kick off their weekend on Thursday, June 18, with performances by Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Dark Star Orchestra, and The Marcus King Band, along with a Main Stage “Jerry Dance Party,” the always-popular immersive psychedelic audio/visual experience celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. LOCKN’s always-enticing lineup of local food vendors, craft brewers, and much more will also be on hand. In addition, true LOCKN’ devotees can unite even sooner with the Wednesday Early-Entry add-on, allowing attendees extra time to enjoy the farm and prepare for the extraordinary music ahead.
As if that weren’t enough, Garcia’s Forest will feature an array of early and late shows throughout the festival weekend, with performers including Circles Around The Sun, Ghost-Note, BoomBox featuring BackBeat Horns, Mapache, Ace of Cups and David Gans & Fragile Thunder.
LOCKN’s newly revised Super-Easy Payment Plan offers fans a chance to purchase tickets for a deposit as low as $19.99 (plus fees), followed by more payment installments lessening each payment cost. CID Entertainment will once again be offering VIP and Super VIP perks that range from access to enhanced viewing areas and intimate performances by members of the festival lineup (including Phil Lesh, Jorma Kaukonen, and Keller Williams), to exclusive merchandise and hospitality throughout the weekend. On-site lodging options include glamping tents, RVs, tour buses, and more and are available as an add-on to festival passes.