9th Annual Smithfield Music's Aiken & Friends Fest Line-Up Announced
Norfolk, VA (August 19, 2014) --Smithfield Music's Aiken & Friends Fest returns to Smithfield, Virginia for its ninth year with an outstanding talent lineup, one-of-a-kind educational seminars and more. Performing at this year's event are Fest founder and Northwind Records' artist Mike Aiken, talented singer/songwriter Tim Buppert (Trisha Yearwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, Mike Aiken), Washington Area Music Association award-winning entertainer Patty Reese (2009 Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year), Folk/Rock/Americana duo lso appearing will be three songwriters who will compete for their stage slots via Fest open-mic nights scheduled for September. Proceeds from the Fest benefit area youth music education.
definitely taking a turn towards more Piedmont, Delta and American Soul
music this year," observes Mike Aiken. "We like that Americana, Country
and Roots have a wide base and we embrace it all in our genuine
original music festival. It's a unique weekend experience that will be
great for all."
M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio
2 & under FREE with paying adult)
Friday, October 3, 2014