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Nestled in the beautiful foothills
of the Blue Ridge Mountains,
Lynchstock Music Festival is celebrating
six years of music!

We are excited to announce that Lynchstock Music Festival is celebrating six years of music and is moving to Riverfront Park in Downtown Lynchburg on October 20, 2018! 

Our story

In 2013, 200 people attended the inaugural Lynchstock, which hosted 4 bands on a wooden-pallet stage. In 2014, our festival grew to three stages, 15 bands, and nearly 1,000 attendees. In 2015, we moved to The Yard at Benjamin's Restaurant and included 30 acts and 2,000 attendees. In 2016, over 3,000 people joined us at Benjamin's Restaurant, signaling it was time for us to move back into the city for 2017 and again for 2018.


The Academy Center of the Arts is excited to produce this year’s Lynchstock Music and Arts Festival. The Academy is committed to supporting the continued growth of this unique festival which will draw over 3,500 attendees, 30+ bands, 20+ local craft and art vendors, food trucks and more! As the Academy strives to serve our community through arts and culture, this unique event provides Lynchburg a premier music and arts festival.

join us on 10.20.2018

With over 30 local bands, musicians, and performers, Lynchstock Music Festival is the largest local music and arts festival in Central Virginia. Your ticket purchase gives locals the platform to showcase their work. Thank you for your support.

Lynchstock 2018 is a rain or shine event

We hope for a perfect, sunny day. If this happens, then bring your blanket. If not, bring your poncho. The music and art will go on, either way!


Lynchstock is presented by: