Enter To Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Festival Of Gnarnia In North Carolina
- By Nick Rhodes
- Published on July 16, 2012
Nestled among the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, The Festival of Gnarnia is slowly but surely gaining notoriety as one of the more anticipated festivals of the summer.
The three-day festival, taking place August 9 to 11, is set to take place at the Beech Mountain Resort in Beech Mountain, NC. The scenic venue is located amid the highest town in the East, at an elevation of about 5,500 feet, with 150 acres overlooking some of the oldest mountains on the planet.
The lineup boasts a diverse assortment of acts from the jam, roots and electronic scenes, including Beats Antique, 7 Walkers, Minnesota, Conspirator, 12th Planet, Ott, Afroman, Tipper, The Polish Ambassador, Govinda, Midnite, Emancipator, Papadosio, Gramatik, Gift of Gab and Toubab Krewe. But what sets this festival apart is the undercard.
Reggae group DubConscious, roots artist Cas Haley, the audio visual experience known as Phadroid and the Human Experience and Mindelixir will also perform.
A solid lineup from top to bottom, expect an intimate look at some great local and regional talent with Bookworm, Futexture, Skytree, Panther God, Isness, Aligning Minds, Arpetrio, and Greenhouse Lounge rounding out what is shaping up to be one of the best festivals on the East Coast.
The Festival of Gnarnia, utilizing a play on words from the popular children's novel and subsequent movie series with a gnarly twist, promises a variety of events including a costume ball, mud wrestling, workshops, performing arts, hikes and lodging rentals.
Ski lifts will be running to the top of the mountain for revelers to partake in yoga workshops, meditation and merely just to watch the sunset and enjoy the view. The resort also features a number of restaurants, clubs and bars along with a variety of cabins, chalets and slope-side vacation rentals for those wishing to stay off-site.
For full lineup and ticketing information head over to the festival's official website. Three-day passes are on sale now for $135.00 and single-day passes are on sale for $75.00.
Congratulations to Kimber Lawson, you've won the tickets! Check your email and have fun!