Nicki Bluhm leads the eighth batch of FloydFest artist announcements

By Matt Wickstrom

Nicki Bluhm will return to the Blue Ridge Mountains and FloydFest this summer for the first time since 2015.

FLOYD, Va. (March 6, 2018) – FloydFest has announced it’s eighth round of artist announcements for FloydFest 18~Wild to be held July 25-29, led by Nicki Bluhm, who will make her return to the festival for the first time since 2015.

Other new additions include Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, The Dead Reckoning, OmegaWolfe, and The Jam.

Already announced to perform at FloydFest were Jason Isbell, Infamous Stringdusters, Leftover Salmon, Keller Williams solo and PettyGrass (ft. The Hillbenders); Foster the People, Old Crow Medicine Show, Tyler Childers, Gov’t Mule, ZZ Ward, Hiss Golden Messenger, Greta Van Fleet, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, Antibalas, Langhorne Slim, Nikki Lane, The Steel Wheels, Son Little, The Lil Smokies, Horesshoes & Hand Grenades, The Mother Hips, No BS! Brass Band, Devon Gilfillian, Lindsay Lou, South Hill Banks, Dharma Bombs, The National Reserve, The Broadcast, Erin & The Wildfire, Mama Said String Band, Fireside Collective, Sol Searchers, Blue Mule, The Floorboards, My Radi, Black Mountain Revival, GOT, Morgan Wade & The Stepbrothers and Los Chupacabras.

Started in 2002, FloydFest has grown to be one of the biggest festivals in and around Appalachia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Floyd, Va., FloydFest combines the top established and emerging artists with arts and crafts, yoga, poetry, workshops and more with a mission of sustainability and going green that provides for one of the most unique festival experiences around. For more information, including to purchase tickets, visit

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