New Festival Alert: High Water Fest With Avett Brothers, The Shins, Charles Bradley, Dawes


The husband and wife team behind the folk duo, Shovels & Rope, have announced a new music festival for South Carolina. The debut of the High Water Fest is scheduled for April 22-23, 2017, in North Charleston’s Riverside Park. As you might expect, the curated lineup is filled with plenty of Americana folk rock acts like The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Dawes.

All in all, there will be about 20 acts across two stages (see the lineup poster below), High Water will also feature plenty of tasty local libations along with “exclusive, Charleston chef-curated dining experiences celebrating the best in Southern flavors.”

Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10am ET. See the official website for more details.

High Water Festival Lineup 
The Avett Brothers
The Shins
Shovels & Rope
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Jump, Little Children
Margo Price
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Deer Tick
JD McPherson
John Moreland
Julien Baker
The Suffers
Shrimp Records Family Band
Matthew Logan Vasquez
Slow Runner
Aaron Lee Tasjan
The Deslondes
Caroline Rose
Arum Rae


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