Carolina Music Festivals is a comprehensive calendar and guide to multi-act, daylong or multiple-day music festivals in North Carolina.

November 2014

Dates may be estimated based on last year's festival until confirmed by festival organizers.

October 31 - November 2    WNC Barnaroo - Leicester

The festival showcases local and regional singer songwriters and bands in the rock & roll, hard rock and funk genres on two stages. It also presents emerging musicians from Rock Academy, and local craft and theater artists. Money raised goes to Give to the Music, a non-profit providing tuition for music lessons, performance classes and tutoring, as well as musical instruments for children in need of financial assistance.

TBA. 2013 lineup included Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy, A Ghost Like Me, River Rats, and 16 more.

Festival site: Franny's Farm

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Gates open 5 p.m. Friday; music starts 7:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Weekend pass: $35.
Saturday-Sunday: $30.
Friday: $20.
Saturday: $25.
Ages 12 to 18: $15; younger free.

Camping free with multi-day ticket.

Ticket holders must sign liability waiver.

November 8 - 9    Homecoming Veteran's Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival - Maiden

Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa host the bluegrass show in Taylor's hometown.

Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa, Emory Lester, more TBA.

Festival site: Maiden High School

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10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

$20 in advance, $25 at door.

RV camper parking available.

November 25 - 29    North Carolina Music and Arts Festival - Lexington

The event debuted in December 2012 described as meant to capture the beauty of Lexington and the quality of the musicians and artists in the Carolinas. It includes shows Tuesday through Thursday at High Rock Outfitters.

TBA. 2013 lineup included Jeff Sipe Trio, The Broadcast, Acoustic Syndicate, Big Daddy Love, and 12 more.

Festival site: Edward E. Smith Civic Center, High Rock Outfitters

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Early advanced tickets (until Sept. 1 or they're gone): $40, VIP $70. Two-day pass: $50.
VIP pass: $80.

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