LOCKN Music Festival's live playoffs featuring Rockn' to Lockn' 2017. Photo provided.
LOCKN Music Festival's live playoffs featuring Rockn' to Lockn' 2017. Photo provided.

Big Mama Shakes, Mighty Joshua, Sun Dried Opossum Competing for a Spot at LOCKN 2017

The LOCKN Music Festival is holding a playoff style battle of the bands competition for a spot at the event this upcoming August 24-27 in Arrington, Virginia.

This competition brings out the best in the local talent. It provides a launchpad for smaller acts to gain exposure early on in their career.


Browse over a list of the acts set to perform in Rockn’ to Lockn’ 2017:

  • Adar  –  (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos – (Norfolk, VA)
  • Big Mama Shakes – (Richmond, VA)
  • Devil’s Workshop Band – (Richmond, VA)
  • FeelFree – (Alexandria, VA)
  • Galaxy Dynamite – (Norfolk, VA)
  • Kendall Street Company – (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Mighty Joshua – (Richmond, VA)
  • Sun Dried Opossum – (Lyndhurst, VA)
  • The Atkinsons – (Richmond, VA)
  • Virginia Man – (Fredericksburg, VA)
  • Will Overman Band – (Charlottesville, VA)

Live Playoff Dates:

The Broadberry – Richmond, VA : Friday, April 14 (TICKETS)
Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos
The Atkinsons
Big Mama Shakes
Mighty Joshua

The Jefferson Theater – Charlottesville, VA : Friday, April 21 (TICKETS)
Sun Dried Opossum
Kendall Street Company
Will Overman Band

The State Theatre – Falls Church, VA : Friday, April 28 (TICKETS)
Galaxy Dynamite
Devil’s Workshop Big Band
Virginia Man

Get into the spirit of March Madness with a YouTube Playlist to browse over music featuring some of the acts performing at the 2017 Rockn’ to Lockn’ events this April.

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.