Don’t miss the Triad’s premier late summer music festival that will bring together a variety of awesome talent to downtown Mocksville! Mill Fest will be held September 14th-15th at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater located at 107 S. Salisbury Street.
“The Mill Fest Music Festival brings together bands that are local favorites along with rising stars on the music scene,” said Tami Langdon, community development coordinator. “Along with the variety of music, we’ll have food trucks and beverages for the whole family. This is a wonderful way to wind down the summer and enjoy all that historic Mocksville has to offer. The Mill Fest is a family-friendly event with something for everyone!”
“We’re offering sponsorship packages beginning at just $100 which includes your logo on all advertising as well as tickets to the Mill Fest. It’s a great way to show your support for Mocksville and the activities that make our town awesome and unique!” she added.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase – no coolers please. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the fun.
This two-day festival is hosted by Mocksville Tourism Development Authority and Davie County Tourism.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Tin Can Alley kicks off Mill Fest with classic soul, R&B and rock from the 1960’s. You’ll be entertained with a cool mix of music from Marvin Gaye, James Brown, The Beatles, The Coasters, The Drifters as well as more contemporary artists like Steve Winwood, Delbert McClinton and Steely Dan.
8:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Big Daddy Mojo has an award-winning blues-rock sound like no other! Soulfulness and energy infuse everything they play. A frequent performer and a hometown favorite all over North Carolina, Big Daddy Mojo provides an electrifying show. You’ll stomp your feet and clap your hands to the sound of blues, R&B and rock!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 1:00 – 10:30 p.m.
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Saturday at Mill Fest kicks off with always popular The Happy Ones with Brad Ratledge. Open up the musical blender and stuff it full of awesome songs by Train, Maroon 5, Tom Petty, Little Big Town, The Eagles and then push PLAY! Their modern rock and pop approach is toe-tapping happy fun!
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – A local favorite, Exit 180 plays authentic rock, classic and Southern rock along with familiar country songs that you can sing and dance to. Exit 180 has a unique sound using acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards and soaring harmonies. They play a wide range of music appealing to all ages!
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Georgia-born and raised in King, North Carolina, Tiffany Ashton was named “Best Country Artist by the Hollywood Music & Media Awards and a 2018 Nashville Universe Rising Star. Tiffany brings her unique vocals, vulnerable lyrics and intertwines them with her vibrant modern country sound for a show you won’t soon forget!
8:30 – 10:30 p.m. – Rising country star John King headlines the 2018 Mill Fest with original contemporary country songs. You’ll be hooked on his raw talent and vocal flair! John released “I Still Pick Up” from his latest project debuting at #5 on Apple Music’s Hot Chart with over 1 million streams.
Mill Fest Ticket Information
Adults = $10 each day OR $15 for both days
Children under 12 receive FREE admission WITH DONATION of canned or non-perishable
“Volunteers are always welcome,” said Langdon. “We need each volunteer for 2 hours and you’ll get food and drink tickets, too.”