DORTON ARENA

All Dorton Arena shows are FREE with entry to the N.C. State Fair. Doors at 7 p.m., shows begin at 7:30 p.m.

 

Natural Wonder The Embers

FF Branford

Charlie Daniels PPL

AA
 

 

WATERFALL STAGE

 

 Thursday, October 17

2 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

The Up and Up



The Up and Up
Funk

the newest funk sensation out of the Raleigh/Durham music community

 Friday, October 18

10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Vibehouse

 


VibeHouse Showcase
Hip Hop

eclectic lineup of creative rebels from this Triangle studio and creative space


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Solar Halos

 


Solar Halos

Heavy Rock

heavy rock trio from Chapel Hill


4 p.m. GLOW

 


Glow

Emo

Winston-Salem's emotionally-tinged quintet on the rise


5:30 p.m. Molly Stevens

 


Molly Stevens

Country/Americana

powerhouse Americana/folk/country artist and NBC's The Voice alum

 Saturday, October 19

10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Antique Outlaws

 


Antique Outlaws

Outlaw Country

classic outlaw country and more from Garner


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Young Bull

 


Young Bull

R&B/Soul

soulful, bumpin' and sophisticated electro-R&B trio


4 p.m. Bedowyn

 


Bedowyn

Metal

mixing influences of classic metal, thrash, psych-rock and more
from this heavy Raleigh quartet


5:30 p.m. JR

 


Jukebox Rehab

Country

fierce live country music quartet hailing from Winston-Salem

 Sunday, October 20

10 p.m.

11:30 p.m.

Waking April

 


Waking April

SynthPop

indie synthpop duo drenched in vintage sounds
and hip hop inspired grooves


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

CPB

 


Chip Perry Band
Country

country singer/songwriter from Silk Hope


4 p.m. Shame

 


Shame

Hip Hop

rising Triangle hip hop star by way of DC


5:30 p.m. Bombadil

 


Bombadil

Folk/Americana

long-running folk pop band from Durham drenched in
lush vocal harmonies and thoughtful arrangements

 Monday, October 21 Laureate Day featuring Jake Shelton Green and David Menconi

11 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

Rachel Kiel



Rachel Kiel
Jangle Pop

songwriter and multi-instrumentalist wields pop songs
with razor-sharp hooks and a distinctive voice


2 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

Tonk

 


Tonk
Country

original country music from Triangle scene all-stars


5 p.m. KT

 


Kamara Thomas
Jam/Americana

neo-cosmic Americana jams from this Durham powerhouse

 Tuesday, October 22

11 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

anddearfriends

 


&DearFriends

Indie/Pop

new pop and indie project from the members of
I was Totally Destroying It and Unifier


2 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

Juxton Roy

 


Juxton Roy
Emo/Rock

melding emo and distinctive southern rock with undeniable hooks


5 p.m. Emily

 


Emily Musolino Band
Blues/Jam

Durham guitarist's eclectiv mix of smoky jazz
and acoustic blues from an old soul

 Wednesday, October 23
11:45 a.m. Mil Day

 

 

N.C. State Fair Military Salute


12:15 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

440th



440th Army Band


2:30 p.m. Mil

 


Military Uniform Revue

NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

 Thursday, October 24

11 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

LB

 


Lightning Born
Metal

heavy rock and metal supergroup with members of COC, Demon Eye,
The Hell No and Mega Colossus



2 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

Al Riggs

 


Al Riggs

Indie/Folk

Durham's prolific and ever-inspiring indie folk songwriter


5 p.m. Guy Unger

 


Guy Unger Band
Rock

eastern NC quintet bringing classic hits and good times

 Friday, October 25

10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Wake Moody

 


Wake Moody
R&B/Soul

old-school R&B, rock and modern pop blends in this unique
soulful sound from Carrboro


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

The Bronze Age

 


The Bronze Age
Rock/Pop

catchy pop-punk leaning rock from the new Raleigh ensemble


4 p.m. Infinite

 


Infinite Family Showcase

Hip Hop

Freedom Infinite curates this showcase of some of NC's best hip hop MCs


5:30 p.m. Rivermist

 


Rivermist

Classic Rock/Variety

Fayetteville's classic rock/pop/R&B/variety icons


 Saturday, October 26

10 a.m.

11:30 p.m.

SV

 


Southern Voice

Country

premiere country rock band hailing from Lee County


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Fuzion

 


Fuzion Latina Charlotte

Latin/Salsa

Charlotte ensemble hitting on latin sounds from salsa,
merengue, boleros and more


4 p.m. Maldora

 


Maldora

Rock

Raleigh rock purveyors celebrating 20 years of riffage


5:30 p.m. Priscilla Block

 


Priscilla Block
Country

singer-songwriter fusing country pop and southern rock

 Sunday, October 27

10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

School of Rock

 


School of Rock Chapel Hill

Rock/Variety

Chapel Hill's incubator for the next generation of rock stars


1 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Marcel

 


Marcel Portilla Band
Latin/Pop

soaring Latin/pop/tropical fusion from Charlotte


4 p.m. Boulevards

 


Boulevards
Funk/Soul

seamlessly delivering party-themed jams that range
from raw and risque to soulful


5:30 p.m. MA

 


Marcus Anderson
Jazz

pop/R&B and contemporary jazz from this legendary saxophonist

 

HERITAGE CIRCLE STAGE

 

 Thursday, October 17

1:30 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

TinaPony

 


Tina and Her Pony
Folk/Indie

Asheville's indie Appalachian folk duo

Friday, October 18

9:30 a.m.

4 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

7 p.m.

Blue Cactus

 


Blue Cactus

Country/Folk

modern cosmic country duo from Chapel Hill

 Saturday, October 19

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

One Fret


One Fret Over

Bluegrass

gifted young bluegrass ensemble from Salisbury/Kernersville

 Sunday, October 20

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Cuttin

 


Cuttin Grass
Bluegrass/Gospel

central and eastern NC sextet blending
bluegrass and gospel classics

 Monday, October 21

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Counterclockwise


Counterclockwise String Band

Bluegrass

original sounds at the intersection of traditional
and progressive bluegrass

 Tuesday, October 22

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

KPDC

 


Kyle Petty & David Childers
Folk

Mount Holly's folk icon David Childers teams up with
NASCAR star Kyle Petty for these special duo performances

 Wednesday, October 23

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Sideline

 


Sideline
Bluegrass

pickin' and grinnin' on these bluegrass tunes from some
of the capital city's finest


 Thursday, October 24

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Hazy

 


Hazy Ridge Bluegrass Band

Bluegrass/Gospel

bluegrass and traditional collective from Clemmons

 Friday, October 25

10 a.m.

Noon

3:30 p.m.

5 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

The Holland Bros

 


The Holland Brothers
Americana/Traditional

long-running old-time twin brother duo from Chapel Hill

 Saturday, October 26

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Karen Smedley

 

Karen Smedley with Three Jack Jenny
Bluegrass

old-style country duets and bluegrass music from Raleigh

 Sunday, October 27

10 a.m.

Noon

2 p.m.

4 p.m.

6 p.m.

Barefoot Movement

 


The Barefoot Movement
Bluegrass/Americana

Americana and bluegrass quartet originating from Granville County