The GETDOWN Music Festival & Campout | Labor Day Weekend 2010, Mebane NC
The second annual GETDOWN Music Festival & Campout will be held Labor Day Weekend at a NEW LOCATION. the new location settled now on 50 private, sprawling acres in the Piedmont of North Carolina. The GETDOWN will feature some of the region’s most renowned jam, groove, funk and reggae artists. With over two dozen acts on two stages and no overlapping sets, surely everyone will get a chance to get down and discover new music!
This intimate four day gathering will include on-site camping, food, arts & crafts and other activities including a disc golf course! In addition; late night jams, drum circles, bonfires and good vibes will shape this harmonious communal experience.
Come GET DOWN with your KIND of FAMILY at The GETDOWN!
Latest News from The GETDOWN
What? Another kickass party with GREAT Music, People & Vibes!!?!??!
Yes! Please join us for this very special Post-GETDOWN Appreciation Celebration!
Right about the time you start to fully recover, it will be time for THE OFFICIAL GETDOWN APPRECIATION CELEBRATION!!
Come re-live some of your favorite festival moments as we keep in line with The GETDOWN vibe as we bring Doco, The Native Sway and Zegg to The Pour House on Blount St in feel good Raleighwood!
Also, as a way of saying THANK YOU, anyone that shows up with a GETDOWN Music Festival & Campout ticket stub, wrist band, tee shirt or program - will be automatically entered into a drawing for The GETDOWN Bag of Schwagg, which will include various CD’s, stickers, a custom Getdown golf disc made by Innova, the official GETDOWN Music Festival & Campout tee shirt and more. Oh yeah, it also comes with a pair of free passes to The Pimps Joytime w/ Funkuponya live at The Pour House this coming October 14th if you hadn’t heard yet!!!!
Bring your friends, bring your dancing shoes, a smile and bring yourself to The Official Post-GETDOWN Appreciation Celebration!
This PARTY is for YOU!
You can also sign up for this event on Facebook.
- Doors @ 8pm
- Show @ 9pm
- Cover $8
~ GOOD Music, GOOD People, GOOD Times....PRICELESS! ~
We have a good size box of found valuables including keys, sunglasses and cel-phones. If you might have lost something at The GETDOWN, please contact our lost & found department. Be sure to describe your lost item in as much detail as possible.
The GETDOWN Staff~
You were blown away by them at Smilefest. They had you jumpin at Allgood. You wanted more of them at FloydFest...well, we have listened and are thrilled to announce that The Pimps of Joytime have been added to the bill and will be performing and gettin' down with us at The GETDOWN! on Sunday night!!!! So come early and stay late! ;-) Remember, no one has to work Monday...so, feel free to camp out Sunday night as well. If you have never seen or heard of the best thing from Brooklyn since The Dodgers then you do NOT know what you are missing!!!! Check them out here; and trust me; the are a must-see *LIVE* band - so much FUN! ;-)
In addition, we are extremely happy to announce that WSP tribute band MoonWater has also been added to the line up, along with Archnemesis playing a killer late, late night set in our newly added Solar Lounge!! Visit: www.archnemesismusic.com.
~ Harness the sun, sing and dance; Be as ONE ~
There are even 'rumors' of a few other select acts and DJ's (and VJ's) that just *might* be showing up to make you sweat...come and find out who as you don't wanna miss all of the FUN mayhem that's in store! ;-)
Wait! There's even more good news!
This year at The GETDOWN! we are attempting to break an actual Guinness World Record! That's right; come get cozy with us and BE PART OF HISTORY!! Check it out:
The GETDOWN is back along with more great food, arts and crafts vendors, as well as ice for sale and even an ATM - back with everything available on-site for all your festival needs.
And don't forget that the hot showers, parking, tent camping and love are all FREE!
Online Ticket Sales END in less than two weeks!!!! (Sunday, August 29th @ Midnight); so go here NOW: http://www.thegetdown.org/get-tickets and get your tickets saving you both $$$$ and guaranteeing your admittance into The GETDOWN!
The Performance Schedule is forthcoming; please check the website for updates later this week.
The rest of the Lineup can be found here: http://www.thegetdown.org/the-lineup
We are looking forward to reuniting with all the good Family soon!
Until then, peace, love & music,
~ TGD Crew
The GETDOWN Crew proudly announces the 2010 artist lineup
- Larry Keel & Natural Bridge
- The Mantras (x2)
- Roots of Creation
- Josh Phillips Folk Festival
- Holy Ghost Tent Revival
- Sci Fi
- Purple Schoolbus
- Incognito Mosquito
- The Old Ceremony
- Folk Soul Revival
- Big Daddy Love
- Vertigo Jazz Project
- The Native Sway
- Yesterday’s Gravy
- BIG Something
- Hot Politics
- Hammer No More The Fingers
- Brushfire Stankgrass
- Cinder Cat
- Downhome Groove
- Wax Planet
- Mixed Greenz
- Actual Proof
- Electric Soul Pandemic
- The Domino Effect
- The Pimps of Joytime
- New Location – New location settled now on 50 private, sprawling acres in the Piedmont of North Carolina
- Grassy Amphitheatre - 2 stages with AMAZING light show and a new premium sound system
- Premium Camping - This go-round we will have several camping options with space to stretch your legs
- Vehicle/RV Camping - Camp with your car or RV
- Vending - Double the amount of TGD 2009 vendors
- Disc Golf - Professionally designed Disc Golf Course!
Attention Vendors and Volunteers!
We are still accepting Vending and Volunteer applications! Selections will be made sooner than later so do not wait to submit!
Vendors Apply Here!
Volunteers Apply Here!
Thanks to all who came out and got down at the GETDOWN.
Here are some links to pictures and video which were shot this year.
- The Mantras live at the GETDOWN
- YouTube - Best Little Festival Ever!
- And we had the Ice Cream MAN show up too
- A nice little audio slideshow of The GETDOWN
- Charlotte Examiner Review of The GETDOWN - How The Getdown went down
- LiveAudioMag Review of the GETDOWN - by Foo
We will post new links as they become available. If you have a link you would like to add, then please contact us.