Fest 2016 Artist Sampler
10 Sep 2016 | Americana, Roots, Blues

Fest News

2017 – SAVE THE DATE

2017 – SAVE THE DATE

12th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest announced: September 29-30, 2017 in Smithfield, Virginia View and share announcement here.

Amy

February 9th, 2017

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Fest Week Is Here!!

Fest Week Is Here!!

Get your final Fest checklist here. Tickets? Friends? Lodging? All the last minute details to make your weekend extra special in Smithfield! Read all the news here.

Amy

September 20th, 2016

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Counting Down – Are You Ready???

Counting Down – Are You Ready???

Who’s coming? Where do I stay? How do I get my Weekend Pass? Time is ticking away and we are almost to our favorite time of year! For answers to all your Fest related questions, click here.  See you in Smithfield!

Amy

September 15th, 2016

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2016 Fest Poster

2016 Fest Poster

2016 Fest Poster Help spread the word about our 11th Annual Fest by sharing this poster. Check out all the great talent, gather your friends and reserve your tickets today!

Amy

September 15th, 2016

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Songwriter Open Mic Winners Are…

Songwriter Open Mic Winners Are…

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Fest Open Mic Winners. Winner from Cozzy’s Comedy Club: Jerry Sowers. Alternate: Michelle and Rich Winner from Victorian Station: Troy Breslow. Alternate: James Wright   Catch Jerry and Troy at the Fest on ...

Amy

September 5th, 2016

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Book Your Host Hotel Package Today – Hampton Inn & Suites, Smithfield

Book Your Host Hotel Package Today – Hampton Inn & Suites, Smithfield

The Hampton Inn & Suites in Smithfield, Virginia has been the FEST Host Hotel for years now. They just do it right! Friendly staff, great accommodations, great breakfast and the chance to mix artists and audience. They’ve done it again this year with another great ...

Amy

August 30th, 2016

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Calling Coastal Songwriters – Wanna Play?

Calling Coastal Songwriters – Wanna Play?

Two opportunities for local songwriters to take the stage at the 11th Annual Fest are next week: Aug. 29 Cozzy’s Comedy Club, Newport News, VA Sept. 1  Victorian Station, Hampton, VA Read the news here. Skip straight to the songwriter open mic page.

Amy

August 26th, 2016

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Music Fest Returns To Smithfield, Suffolk News-Herald

Music Fest Returns To Smithfield, Suffolk News-Herald

Now in its 11th year, the fest will take place on the grounds of the Smithfield Little Theater on Sept. 23 and 24. Each year, the fest typically attracts upwards of 2,000 people. Read the whole article by Sterling Giles.

Amy

August 26th, 2016

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Celebrating 11 Years – Fest Fever is Building

Celebrating 11 Years – Fest Fever is Building

ANNOUNCING SONGWRITER SHOW ARTISTS for FRIDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 23 Jack Sundrud, Paul Jefferson and Mike Aiken kick off Fest Read more

Amy

August 26th, 2016

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