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Rock the Blocks Music & Arts Festival
Rock the Blocks Music & Arts Festival
Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Late March
This Blacksburg festival will showcase the multitude of local and regional artists in the downtown area. Rock the Blocks! aims to encourage the networking of local artists with nationally touring ones. We want to bring the community an event that welcomes people from all backgrounds to enjoy a wide variety of arts and music in convenient locations, at an affordable price, in support of local organizations. This festival is brought to the community by a collaboration of organizations dedicated to promoting live music, art, and other forms of expression. Blacksburg is always alive, changing, and underground in the many basements and makeshift venues around the town. Our team of artists, show-promoters, musicians, and venue-owners have several years of combined experience in the areas of event planning, promotion, marketing, media and performance. We have a range of tastes and backgrounds which have allowed the festival to feature many different cultures and genres. At our core we are live music lovers, art seekers, and hard-workers. We want to provide an experience for attendees, performers, hosts, sponsors, and partners. We want to keep the scene going in Blacksburg by bringing local artists from underground onto the stage and making it an established music and arts destination.
2013 Line-up includes a multitude of travelling & local artists: Toy Soldiers DJ Nysus Les Rhinoceros M.H. & His Orchestra Boogieburg Outlands Galaxy Dynamite Moogatu Nixsin ..and many more!
Multiple Venues
Google map to downtown Blacksburg, N Main & College Ave intersection: http://goo.gl/maps/JwwUd Venues include: - Champs - 111 N. Main Street - Ceritanos- 428 N. Main Street - Gillies - 153 College Avenue - Franks Bar - 622 N Main Street - Pita Vera - 235 N Main Street - She-Sha - 211 Draper Road Northwest - Sycamore Deli - 211 Draper Road Southwest - XYZ Gallery- 223 N. Main Street
Friday night and all day Saturday.
Admission & Parking
Festival wristband $25-35 lets you travel from venue to venue for the whole weekend at one low cost. Individual showcases are $3-10 at the door. Plenty of street parking around the downtown area and Kent Square Parking garage.
703- 2547057

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