Fly Free Festival Announces Inaugural Line Up

Nashville Area Music Festival Set For Oct. 11-13

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Jollywalrus Productions announces the newest music festival to hit the festival circuit for 2013, Fly Free Fest. Located on the outskirts of Nashville in Adams, Tn., Fly Free Fest will host artists from diverse music genres, provide camping for patrons on the Red River and have a variety of festival style programming throughout the three day event. It is scheduled for Oct. 11-13.

The initial artist line-up includes RJD2, Moon Taxi, Papadosio, Zach Deputy, The Polish Ambassador and many more. An announcement with additional artists, including some 2013 Bonnaroo performing artists, will be made June 19. The festival will program three stages with artists continuously throughout the three day period. 

“We feel confident that our new festival will create an environment that many festivals are not able to create – an intimate, eclectic environment with diversity of music as the constant theme,"stated Executive Producer, Corey Petree.  "Fly Free Fest will hopefully become a well known festival as well as a true economic driver for Adams as Bonnaroo has been for Manchester."

General admission tickets and VIP tickets  are currently on sale at flyfreefest.com. General admission tickets can be purchased for $75. General admission includes access to festival grounds, access to all performances and primitive camping. VIP tickets can be purchased for $250. VIP admission includes artist meet and greets, preferred camping spots, shower access, and many additional package perks. Ticket prices will increase on Aug. 1.


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