FloydFest 2005

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Bridging the Gap between Genres, Generations, and Cultures, FloydFest is an annual three day World Music and Arts Festival, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. Floydfest 4 will take place July 29-31, 2005. A point of interest on the Virginia Heritage Music Trail, the festival is acclaimed for its eclectic line-up and family-friendly vibe, showcasing World, Bluegrass, Afrobeat, Old-time, Reggae, Cajun, Americana, Jam, and Folk Genres. Committed to Cultural Preservation, the festival succeeds in blending traditions and arts from every continent and dozens of different countries every year into a vision of Global Community. From the hottest acts touring today, to those so exclusive you can only experience at FloydFest, this is a home-town festival, with a big industry buzz. Providing a holistic experience, FloydFest features eight performance areas, late-night shows, art and craft fair featuring regional and international artisans, a delicious food court, local wines and microbrew, instructional classes on the Workshop Porch, drum and dance workshops at the Global Village, yoga lessons and Healing Arts, special programs and parades at the Children's Universe, camping, pristine mountains, and a true sense of community!

Artists will be compensated for their performance. Two slots are reserved exclusively for Sonicbids artists.

2005 Confirmed Artists: Hot Tuna, Ani DiFranco, Donna the Buffalo, BlueGround UnderGrass featuring Rev. Jeff Mosier, Xavier Rudd, Railroad Earth, J D Crowe and the New South, African Showboyz, Mariem Hassan, Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble, Corey Harris, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Kruger Brothers, Jim Lauderdale, Jackass Flats, DJ Williams, Tortured Soul, Cadillac Jones, Porter, Batiste, and Stoltz, Raquy & The Caveman, Omanyeaba, Rhythm Taxi, Baba Ola Jagun & The Ancestral Rhythms, Bryan Vargas & Ya Esta, Mando Mafia, Scott Miller and the Commonwealth, Asylum Street Spankers, Snake Oil Medicine Show, Old School Freight Train, William Walter & Co., Michael Farr, Mood Cultivation Project, the Non-Profits, and many more!!!