A new music festival featuring modern Americana tunes lakeside will arrive this week at Lake Anne Plaza. The Lake Anne Roots Music Festival will take place on Saturday, July 8, from 12-6 p.m. and will feature a variety of modern roots music performers. The free festival will offer a full day of folk, bluegrass, blues, old time, and everything in between, paired with a pop-up beer and wine garden. Original roots band The Woodshedders will headline the festival bringing their hard-to-classify Americana shape-shifters sound to Lake Anne. The band has played in several notable festivals including the Red Wing Roots Music Festival, Deep Roots Mountain Revival, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival, Mountain Stage New Song Fest, and the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival.
The festival lineup also includes:
12 Noon - Catchin Toads
1 p.m. - Old Town Traditions
2 p.m. - Snakehead Run Jug Band
3 p.m. - Split String Soup
4 p.m. - Eli Pafumi
5 p.m. - The Woodshedders (Headliners)
The festival is sponsored by Lane Anne Merchants and the Reston Community Center. For the full schedule of events/times, visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.