Lineup announced for Hocking Hills Music Festival

Published 4:04 pm Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Lukas Nelson, Del McCoury Band among acts

For the second year in a row, the Nelsonville Music Festival, which takes place in at Hocking College southeastern Ohio each June, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In its place, its organizers, Stuart’s Opera House, located in Nelsonville have teamed with the Duck Creek Log Jam, an event that was also canceled, to put together a smaller scale music and art event this fall.

The Hocking Hills Music Festival is set for Rockbridge for Oct. 8-9.

The line-up for the event was announced on Monday, with Lukas Nelson as headliner.

The son of country legend Willie Nelson and an acclaimed musician on his own, he will appear with band Promise of the Real. Also on the bill are popular and Grammy Award-winning bluegrass act the Del McCoury Band.

Others on the bill for the event are Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange), Rebirth Brass Band, Cedric Burnside, The Brothers Comatose, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Dead Horses, Rainbow Girls, Sunny War, Yarn, The Wonderfool, Parker Louis, Hocking River String Band and Dawna.

Tickets for the limited capacity show are on sale now. For more information, visit