LOCKN’ To Host FREE “Here Comes Sunshine” Open House Tomorrow

first_imgWith this year’s LOCKN’ right around the corner, festival organizers are inviting fans and attendees to a special open house-type event dubbed “Here Comes Sunshine” on Saturday, August 5th on-site at the newly named Infinity Downs Farms in Arrington, VA. This FREE event will give a first-look at the various festival upgrades that will be featured on the site, including less walking, more shade, improved sight lines, and more efficient traffic routes, among other upgrades designed to improve the overall festival experience for all attendees.RSVP “HERE COMES SUNSHINE: AN EXCLUSIVE LOCKN’ OPEN HOUSE”The event will also feature hayride tours, food trucks, complimentary beer, and a special “Days Between” celebration in honor of Jerry Garcia, with an unveiling of a full-scale Terrapin Station replica and live DVD screening of Jerry Garcia Band Live at Shoreline (9/1/90) in high-definition and full concert audio later in the evening.Another upgrade featured at this year’s event will be LOCKN’s beloved Garcia’s Forest which will be expanded and include a “Terrapin Station Porch,” showcasing weekend-long attractions, including performances by Holly Bowling, Midnight North, Danny Louis, Nicki Bluhm Band, Jason Crosby, Nicole Atkins Band, Melvin Seals, and much more.Garcia’s Forest will be as transcendent as ever, and will feature a wide range of interactive activities, spanning from weekend yoga to an eagerly anticipated screening of Long Strange Trip, director Amir Bar-Lev’s acclaimed documentary history of the Grateful Dead. More information can be found here.LOCKN’ is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s Terrapin Station in a big way, not only will the festival feature the full-scale Terrapin Station replica, but Bob Weir will join Phil Lesh, The Terrapin Family Band, and Nicki Bluhm for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Grateful Dead’s 1977 classic album. Head to the festival website to get your tickets today!last_img

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