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Limited Edition RW Merch On Sale Until Nov. 17th!

Wednesday November 4, 2020

Limited Edition RW Merch On Sale Until Nov. 17th!

50 Things to LOVE in MHC!

Friday July 17, 2020

We composed a list of 50 great things to LOVE about MHC.

World Emoji Day Answers

Friday July 17, 2020

Answers for World Emoji Day for MHC.

Rooster Walk Adds 14 More Bands to Memorial Day Weekend Festival

Tuesday February 11, 2020

12th annual Rooster Walk to take place in Martinsville, Va.

Rooster Walk Ticket Price Increase & Lineup Announcement Coming Soon

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Ticket Price Increase and Lineup Announcement for Rooster Walk 12 Coming February 12th.

The Infamous Stringdusters top early Rooster Walk lineup

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Eight of 40+ bands announced today

Rooster Walk tickets on sale at NOON TUESDAY

Friday November 22, 2019

Sign up for the VIP-RV Lottery

Camping at Pop's Farm show this Saturday

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Town Mountain + Jon Stickley Trio will play under the pines.

Town Mountain + Jon Stickley Trio @ Pop’s Farm on November 2nd

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Come join us for an amazing outdoor co-bill of Asheville, N.C., bands at Pop's Farm! Gates open at 7 pm, the first band starts at 8 pm, and both will play full-length sets.

Program will generate more than $3.8 million in marketing initiatives and impact more than 182 statewide tourism entities

Wednesday August 28, 2019
Governor Northam Announces 44 Local Tourism Programs to Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Bolster Growth

Governor Northam Announces 44 Local Tourism Programs to Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Bolster Growth

Concert at Pop's Farm this Saturday Night!

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Jerry Garcia Band Cover Band plus Chamomile & Whiskey to perform at Pop's Farm.

Brewster Walk Tickets Now On Sale; Volunteer Sign-Ups Are Open

Wednesday July 24, 2019

Join us Sat., Sept. 7th for brews and tunes in Uptown Martinsville.

RW11 Thank You, plus Pop's Farm Concert June 29th With Camping

Tuesday June 11, 2019

The Trongone Band and PBR will perform at Pop's Farm on June 29th.

Rooster Walk ticket prices increase May 1st!

Wednesday April 24, 2019

Ticket prices for Rooster Walk 11 will increase on May 11th.

Roster Walk 11 Daily Band Schedule officially announced!

Thursday March 21, 2019

Bands-by-Day Schedule is Announced for Rooster Walk 11.

Band Announcement: Your final RW band lineup is here!!

Thursday March 7, 2019

RW11's Band Lineup is Officially Complete.

Rooster Walk 11 Announces Full Band Lineup

Thursday March 7, 2019

Rooster Walk 11 band lineup completed with additions of Sam Bush, Steep Canyon Rangers, many more.

Rooster Walk 11 ticket prices increase THIS Wednesday!! Final band announce almost here!

Monday March 4, 2019

Grab tickets now before they cost more American dollars.

Billy Strings to play RW Preview show at the Rives Theatre - May 16th

Tuesday February 26, 2019

Billy Strings brings his talents to the Rives Theatre before heading to Pop's Farm.

Rooster Walk 11

Friday February 1, 2019

Get Your Tickets Now!

Galactic to Headline Rooster Walk 11

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Rooster Walk announces that Galactic will be headlining the 11th annual music and arts festival this year.

Spring Save the Date

Wednesday January 9, 2019

Be sure to mark these Save the Dates on your calendar for an amazing Spring in 2019. 

Marcus King Band, 'King & Strings' added to Rooster Walk 11 lineup!

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Rooster Walk is thrilled to announce the additions of The Marcus King Band, as well as King & Strings, to the RW11 band lineup.

Tonight at Pop's Farm: Kat Wright and Prosperity's Folly

Friday September 28, 2018

Kat Wright and Prosperity's Folly performing tonight at Pop's Farm.

Yarn at Pop's Farm and Upcoming Events

Friday August 10, 2018

Explore the many upcoming events from Rooster Walk and Rives Theatre!

Camp at Pop's Farm for a Summer Show!

Monday June 25, 2018

First concert is July 7th 

Rooster Walk starts this THURSDAY!!!

Monday May 21, 2018

Ticket Prices Increase at the Gates 

Rooster Walk Band Schedule Announced!

Friday May 4, 2018


The 10th Annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival

Wednesday May 2, 2018

Memorial Day weekend

Rooster Walk Completes Lineup with 25+ More Bands

Thursday March 8, 2018

The finishing touches have been applied to the Rooster Walk 10 band lineup, as event organizers announced 26 new bands today. The new additions were led by a special ‘King & Strings’ collaborative set between Marcus King and Billy Strings.

Other bands joining the bill for RW10, which will take place May 24-27 at Pop’s Farm in Martinsville, Va., are: The Mantras, The Dustbowl Revival, Town Mountain, The Grass is Dead, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The Southern Belles, Victor Wainwright & The Train, The Trongone Band, Wild Ponies; Erin & The Wildfire; Porch 40; Kendall Street Company; Violet Bell; Half Moon; After Jack; Jason Springs Band; PHCC Jazz Band; Prosperity’s Folly; Juliana MacDowell; Fernandez Sisters; The Wildmans; Aaron Crowe. In addition, five solo ‘artists at large’ will perform during the festival: Jeff Sipe (drums), Ron Holloway (saxophone), Josh Shilling (piano), Jay Starling (dobro) and Wallace Mullinax (guitar).

The festival has already announced more than 20 bands, including headliners The Wood Brothers, JJ Grey & Mofro and Robert Randolph & The Family Band. 

“We’re thrilled to host so many wonderful bands at Rooster Walk this year,’ said festival co-founder Johnny Buck. “From top to bottom, I think this is the strongest lineup in our 10-year history.”

Presented by title sponsor Bassett Furniture, Rooster Walk has been named one of the top five festivals in Virginia by the Richmond-Times Dispatch.

The ‘King & Strings’ set is a first; Marcus King and Billy Strings have never met, let alone played together. Each is a fan of the other, however, and this genre-bending set will blend progressive bluegrass with southern rock/blues. World-renowned drummer Jeff Sipe will also take part, sitting in on drums for the latter portion of the set.

In addition to four days of amazing music on five stages, the family-friendly Rooster Walk will offer a wide variety of kids’ activities, craft beer, food/arts vendors and beautiful on-site camping.

Rooster Walk Inc. is a community-nonprofit dedicated to promoting music, arts and education in its home of Martinsville/Henry County. A portion of festival proceeds go to the Penn-Shank Memorial Scholarship as well as the Rooster Walk Music Instrument Program for entry-level band programs in Martinsville/Henry County public schools. The festival is proud to have Bassett Furniture return as its title sponsor once again.

Rooster Walk Inc. has donated more than $150,000 to local and regional charities since its first festival in 2009.
To learn more or purchase tickets, visit www.RoosterWalk.com.

A quick look at the bands announced today:

Blasts From The Past: Town Mountain (bluegrass/Asheville, NC) was a headliner of the first Rooster Walk, and also performed at RW8. The Mantras (jam


band/Greensboro, NC) played blistering ‘late night’ sets at several early Rooster Walks, when the festival occurred at Blue Mountain Festival Grounds. Other bands returning to RW: The Southern Belles (jamband/Richmond, Va.); Josh Shilling (piano/Bassett, Va.); The Trongone Band (southern rock/Richmond, Va.); Wild Ponies (Americana/Nashville, Tenn.); Erin & The Wildfire (rock-soul/Charlottesville, Va.); Violet Bell (featuring Lizzy Ross; folk/Hillsborough, N.C.); After Jack (Americana/Rocky Mount); PHCC Jazz Band (jazz/Martinsville-Henry County); Juliana MacDowell (easy listening/Loudon County, Va.); The Fernandez Sisters (bluegrass/Durham, N.C.); The Wildmans (bluegrass/Floyd, Va.).

Themed Sets: There are four “special” sets scheduled for Rooster Walk 10, including ‘King & Strings;’ The Jammy Jam (hosted by The Grass Is Dead); a Gregg Allman tribute (hosted by The Trongone Band with Josh Shilling on organ); and The Last Yaltz (hosted by Yarn), a tribute to The Band’s Last Waltz.

Local connections: There are a number of great bands local to the Martinsville-Henry County area: Wild Ponies (Americana band led by Martinsville natives Doug & Telisha Williams); Josh Shilling (a Bassett native and lead singer of Mountain Heart, he will be an ‘Artist at Large’ on piano at RW10); Prosperity’s Folly (southern rock/Martinsville, Va.); PHCC Jazz Band (jazz/Martinsville-Henry County); Aaron Crowe (piano/Bassett, Va.); After Jack (Americana/Rocky Mount, Va.); Jason Springs Band (rock/Danville, Va.)

New to RW: The Dustbowl Revival (Americana-soul/Venice, Calif.); The Grass Is Dead (Grateful Dead bluegrass/South Florida); The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band (country-blues/Bean Blossom, Ind.); Jeff Sipe (drums/Brevard, N.C.); Ron Holloway (saxophone/Baltimore, Md.); Victor Wainwright & The Train (blues/Savannah, Ga.); Porch 40 (rock/Cullowhee, N.C.); Kendall Street Company (rock/Charlottesville, Va.); Half Moon (rock/Richmond, Va.); Wallace Mullinax (guitar/Charleston, S.C.).

Rooster Walk 10 Full Band Lineup: The Wood Brothers, JJ Grey & Mofro, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Marcus King Band x2, Billy Strings, King & Strings, The Jerry Douglas Band, TAUK, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Zach Deputy, Colter Wall, The Mantras, The Dustbowl Revival, Town Mountain, Yarn, Dangermuffin, The Last Yaltz (featuring Yarn & special guests), The Gras is Dead hosts ‘The Jammy Jam,’ The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The Southern Belles, Cris Jacobs, Jeff Sipe, Ron Holloway, Josh Shilling, Front Country, Victor Wainwright & The Train, The Trongone Band, Kat Wright, The Commonheart x2, Fireside Collective, Erin & The Wildfire, Porch 40, Kendall Street Company, Songs From the Road Band, Sanctum Sully x2, Jay Starling, Wallace Mullinax, Violet Bell, Half Moon, After Jack, Jason Springs Band, PHCC Jazz Band, Prosperity’s Folly, Gunchux, Juliana MacDowell, The Fernandez Sisters, The Wildmans, Aaron Crowe.

Final band lineup announced for Rooster Walk 10!

Thursday March 8, 2018

Get your tix NOW! 

Jazz This Saturday at Pop's Farm: Stephane Wrembel

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Local opener 5 Brothers

Cris Jacobs Band

Thursday August 17, 2017

FRIDAY NIGHT: Cris Jacobs Band at Pop's Farm - Season Pass Show