Franny’s Farm Fest in Leicester set for June 6, featuring Folk Soul Revival, Red Honey, more

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Farm Fest Andrew rockn the stage 2015This looks like a fun event. Press release:

Popular music festival returns to celebrate local talent, food, beer, recreation and independent businesses. Local Flavor AVL and New Mountain AVL are sponsoring the event to benefit FOOD CONNECTION & WildSouth.

Franny’s FARMFEST is a family friendly music festival featuring top regional bands, local food and drink, an array of outdoor recreational outfitters and other local vendors. In the spirit of supporting sustainable farming, local businesses, and conservation, Franny’s FARM FEST will donate a percentage of proceeds to FOOD CONNECTION, a group helping stop food waste and ease hunger in our community and WildSouth, who helps protect our natural resources.

Music includes… Soul Funk Revival, Red Honey, Leigh Glass, David Earle and the Plowshares, The Bread & Butter Band and The Buchanan Boys.

This year brings a focus to local outdoor recreation and participants include ENO (Eagle Nest Outfitters), Zen Tubing, Second Gear, Curtis Wright Outfitters, Asheville Outdoor Center and others.

Camping is available and encouraged. Sunday morning the festival will have a fun ending with an open mic and breakfast served up by local favorite food truck, Farm to Fender. This is a family and youth friendly festival and all are invited to attend and camp!

WHEN: Saturday, June 6 ~ noon till ~ Music and Festivities All Day Saturday! Camping Available!

WHERE: FRANNY’S FARM, 38 Came Sharp Rd, Leicester NC 28748. Located 20 minutes from downtown Asheville. Leicester Hwy 10 miles, left on South Turkey Creek one mile, turn right onto event location. Look for the signs along the way.

WHAT: DAY PASS $20 ~ CAMPING $10 ~ Children under 12 FREE ~ $25 Day Of Ticket Purchase Purchase Tickets at the following link http://www.newmountainavl.com/

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information on sponsorships contact Frances Tacy at franny@frannysfarm.com or 828-216-2836. Vendor opportunities are still available. For official up to the minute festival information visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frannysfarmfest and our website www.frannysfarm.com.

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Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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