Presented by RVCC Arts

Since 2005, Aiken & Friends Fest has been coastal Virginia’s premier music festival featuring national, regional and local artists and songwriters performing genuine original music and, now, we’ve joined with Mike & Amy Aiken in opening up a north branch.

The 14th Annual Aiken & Friends Fest – North Branch, presented by RVCC Arts will feature:

  • National, regional and local artists performing their original music!
  • A variety of food, merchandise, and local business vendors
  • Music artist booth for audience meet-and-greet, autographs, and artist merchandise

Festival Hours

  • Thursday Afternoon – RVCC Theatre – 1:00 – 2:30 PM
  • Friday Afternoon – RVCC Theatre – 12:00 – 1:00 PM
  • Friday Night – RVCC Theater – 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Saturday – RVCC Campus – 12-6 PM
  • Saturday Night – RVCC Theater – 7:00-9:30 PM

Performance Schedule View


Box Office, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876, 908.725.3420 (weekdays, 11-4) Online 24/7  here


On the campus of Raritan Valley Community College 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876


FREE Parking in Lots 1 & 2


Set your GPS for 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876. Follow the signs to Lots 1 & 2 Or click here for a map..


Bring ’em! We have an area dedicated to activities and events for kids all afternoon. We have plenty of space for kids to run and play and for parents to still hear the music!


Food and beverage will be available at the festival site as well as in downtown restaurants.

What To Bring

Some is outside, some inside so please plan accordingly. Blanket or low-profile lawn chair for Concert on the Quad Dancing shoes or comfortable walking shoes Sunscreen/Hat Cash and credit cards Your smile and love for great music!

What Not To Bring

No glass bottles or alcohol No recording devices or digital video cameras (as with all our events, audio/video recording at any time) Pets, except service animals


The RVCC campus is fully accessible. If you have any questions or aren’t familiar with our campus, please reach out to us at:

Contact Us

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NEW – Artwork Contest

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on NEW – Artwork Contest

Design the artwork for this year's festival shirts and posters! Submission Deadline - May 31, 2019 If you or someone you know is an artist and would like to create official artwork for the 14th Annual [...]

2019 Picker’s Tent To Be Hosted By Dragonfly Music Café

April 16th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Picker’s Tent To Be Hosted By Dragonfly Music Café

We are excited to announce that the Dragonfly Music Café of Somerville, NJ will be hosting the pickers tent at the 2019 Aiken & Friends Music Fest - North Branch on the RVCC campus [...]