LOCKN’ has announced a number of exciting additions to the lineup for their 2019 event, set to take place on August 22nd–25th in Arrington, VA.
In keeping with the overall theme of the 2019 lineup, the new additions come predominantly in the form of unusual and exciting collaborations. Newly announced LOCKN’ 2019 collabs include Soulive with Infinity Horns, Cory Wong with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, John Kadlecik with Melvin Seals and JGB, The Soul Rebels with Steel Pulse, John Popper (Blues Traveler) with Twiddle, and Mikaela Davis with Bob Weir and Wolf Bros featuring Susan Tedeschi.
LOCKN’ has also announced the lineup for their scheduled Oteil Burbridge & Friends set, which will feature an all-star cast including Bob Weir, Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Melvin Seals, Neal Casal, Eric Krasno, Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman, and Jay Lane.
This year’s “Piano on the Porch” sets will include performances by Doobie Decibel System Duo, Cory Henry, and Joey Dosik. In addition, LOCKN’ has added guitarist Marcus King as an at-large special guest for their Sunday festivities.
The new additions join an already collaboration-heavy LOCKN’ 2019 lineup featuring two sets by Trey Anastasio Band (second set featuring Derek Trucks), two sets by Tedeschi Trucks Band (second set featuring Trey Anastasio), and two sets of Bob Weir and Wolf Bros(second set featuring Susan Tedeschi).
LOCKN’ 2019 will also feature performances by Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (two sets), Gary Clark Jr., The Revivalists, Vulfpeck, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Khruangbin, he Revivalists, Old Crow Medicine Show, moe., Chris Robinson Brotherhood, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Moonalice with The Chambers Brothers, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Deva Mahal, Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Greg Humphreys Electric Trio, Jerry Party, and more.
In addition to the main lineup, the festival will host a number of early and late shows in Garcia’s Forest, including early sets by Fruition, The Lil Smokies, and Town Mountain and late sets by Galactic, Soulive, Circles Around The Sun and Jerry Party.
Tickets are on sale now. For more information about LOCKN’ 2019, head to the festival website.