The Graves Mountain
Community Heritage
Music Festival
May 30 – June 1
with 5 Headliners for 2024

It’s Back to Blue Ridge Mountain Roots
With Our Community of Musicians

Supported by the Graves Mountain Charitable Fund
– a non-profit – assisting  Youth Education from Farming to Mountain Heritage


Day 1 Thursday, May 30

Mountain to Mat Activities and Kids Tent from 1 PM

Some Assembly Required (Tidewater)           4:00 – 4:50
Rose River Ramblers (Powhatan)                   5:00  – 5:50
Some Assembly Required (Tidewater)           6:00 -6:50
Rose River Ramblers (Powhatan)                   7:00  – 7:50
Nothin’ Fancy (Buena Vista)                          8:00 -9:30

Day 2 Friday, May 31

Mountain to Mat Activities and Kids Tent from 8:30 AM
Workshops from Noon to 6PM

Cold Harbor (Richmond)         2:00 – 2:50
Commonwealth Bluegrass (Richmond)         3-3:50
Fly Birds (Winchester)             4:00 -4:50
Cold Harbor (Richmond)         5:00 – 5:50
Commonwealth Bluegrass (Richmond) 6:00 – 6:50
Fly Birds (Winchester)             7:00 -7:50
Jr Sisk  (Ferrum)                      8:00 – 9:30

Day 3 Saturday, June 1

Mountain to Mat Activities and Kids Tent from 8:30 AM
Workshops from Noon to 6PM
County Seat (Dinwiddie)         12:00 –12:50
Hammerville (Bedford)           1:00 – 1:50
Dark Hollow (Madison)          2:00  – 2:50
County Seat (Dinwiddie)         3:00  – 3:50
Hammerville (Bedford)           4:00  – 4:50
Dark Hollow (Madison)          5:00  – 5:50
Supper Break                          5:50-6:30
Thank You to the Musicians, Jammers, Adventurers, and Team
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike   6:45-8:15
Lonesome River Band             8:30-10:00
And off to the pick in the Campground.

Day 4 Sunday, June 2

Yoga 8:30 AM
Big Breakfast Buffet at the Main Lodge 8:00 – 10:00
Morning Guided Hike 10:00 AM with Tim Lewis
Porch Feedback Session for all the Festers 12: 00
Brunch Lunch Buffet with Graves Mtn Fried Chicken 12:00 – 2:00

Jammers going strong each night in the Jam Tent in the Campground

53 Mountain to Mat Activities – from yoga to nature hikes with cycling and horseback riding
– along with Farm Animals, learning adventures, organic gardening, fly fishing, cycling through the foothills, mountain biking course

Farm to Table fare at the Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant
Exploring our Living LOCAL foods, southern comfort food updates, farmhouse baking, fine Living LOCAL wines and our own Hard Cider.

Real Food and Festival Snacks
Foods and Snacks in the Campground and at the Market Deli & Tackle – yes the Milkshakes will be there.
And our Living LOCAL Graves Mountain Lodges & Farm Restaurant – Farm to Table.

Affordable Camping and Festival Combo Tickets – Kids Free as Always
Camping and all events except horseback riding, meals, pool fee of $8 all day

DEALS for 2024

Passes will include camping for 2024.

Plus Half Price for Youth Ages 14 to 6 Yrs
Free for Ages 5 and Under

Lodge Rooms and Cabins Available for Booking as of

Reserve Lodging Here

Charity for Giving Back to Youth Development & Education

This year all added proceeds go to youth education and is supported by the Graves Mountain Charitable Fund.

Graves Mountain is now supporting music year round on its 1800 acre  centuries old farm by the Blue Ridge with live local music making from Appalachian to symphonic camps, while hosting  jams and open mic nights,




Bands & Winners




Yoga Classes




Kids Activities




Farm Acres


Mountain Adventures


Streams & Ponds

LODGING - 55 Lodge Rooms & 19 CABINS | Camping for 1000 | 550 Hotel Rooms within 35 Mins

WAY MORE THAN MUSIC - 53 Activities on the FARM



Sit-down Restaurant Family Style Southern – Farm to Table
Just across the Rose River and up the hill is the Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant where there is our breakfast and dinner offerings with a contemporary Farm to Table kitchen along with a Kids’ Menu and Kids’ pricing. See the Farm Restaurant

Festival Fare for 2024
Three Options
#1    Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant
#2 –
Pop-Pop Food Truck – hot sandwiches and festival fare
#3 – Market Deli – with Hot and Cold Sandwiches, Famous Meatloaf BLT, Mac-n-Cheese,More Prepared Foods –
See the NEW Market, Deli & Tackle