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Music On The Mountaintop Announces 2011 Festival Lineup

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Music On The Mountain Top 2011Boone, NC -- Music On the Mountaintop has confirmed the list of performers slated for the fourth annual two-day music festival outside Boone, North Carolina this August 26-27, 2011. The performer lineup at the camping festival includes: Sam Bush; Railroad Earth; Greensky Bluegrass; Acoustic Syndicate; Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band; Frontier Ruckus; Town Mountain; Do It To Julia; Naked Gods; the Mantras; the New Familiars; the Lazybirds; the Native Sway; Bafoodus; Simplified; Uncle Mountain and Secret B-Sides. The newest artists joining the performer lineup at the camping festival includes: 7 Walkers featuring Bill Kreutzmann and Papa Mali; Infamous Stringdusters; Possum Jenkins; Simplified; Major Sevens; Strange Lady and Grand Funktier.

Music On the Mountaintop is held at the Grandfather Campgrounds in Foscoe, North Carolina. The first year at the new location, the venue is located approximately ten miles from Boone, North Carolina, providing portable water throughout, several public restrooms and bathhouses, a public store, and over 200 shaded campsites. The campgrounds provide the perfect setting for the ecologically driven festival, which focuses on educational awareness on pressing environmental issues. Music On the Mountaintop will work closely with Mountain Alliance and Appalachian Voices, to continue efforts for a cleaner more sustainable world.

Music on the Mountaintop's innovative approach to festival entertainment creates an eclectic blend of acoustic funk, folk, Americana and Bluegrass. "Our goal is to have the highest quality of music, across the board," says festival director James Hunt. "We are introducing new genres, while maintaining what we are built upon."

"It is important that Music On the Mountaintop is trying to give back," states festival veteran and 2011 headliner Sam Bush. "It's not just a music festival, it's helping out with environmental issues and helping their community." Bush recently created a video message in support of Music On the Mountaintop, which can be viewed in it's entirety here.

Early bird tickets are on sale now for a limited time only and begin at $35 for a single day ticket and $70 for a weekend pass. Tickets are available online at www.MusicOnTheMountainTop.com. There will be two levels of camping this year. Level One, standard camping will be made available for $15 in addition to the festival pass and Level Two is primitive camping, available for $12 in addition to the festival pass.

Music On the Mountaintop is produced by Yellowdog Entertainment. Visit www.MusicOnTheMountainTop.com for the most up to date information.

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