Smilefest facts and acts

Smilefest happens Memorial Day Weekend (Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29) at Deerfields, a 940-acre tract of wilderness located 20 minutes south of Asheville in the Mills River community. Tickets are $90 for the weekend, including camping. (No day passes are available.) Call (800) 594-8499 for ticket information; call (919) 563-4923 or see for directions and for more information.

Headliners and late-night lineup


8:30 p.m.: Col. Bruce and the Codetalkers with Jimmy Herring

11 p.m.: Drive-By Truckers

1 a.m.: Blueground Undergrass


4:15 p.m.: Jorma Kaukonen and Blue Country

7 p.m.: Bela Fleck Acoustic Trio featuring Bryan Sutton and Casey Dreissen

9:30 p.m.: Keller (Williams) and The Keels

11:30 p.m.: New Monsoon

1:30 a.m.: Lotus


4:30 p.m.: Motet

6:30 p.m.: Natty B.

9 p.m.: Acoustic Syndicate

Also Curtis Burch, David Via and Corn Tornado, Chris Kasper, Jen and the Juice, Dubconscious, D.J. Williams Projekt, Furnace Mountain, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Cadillac Jones, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Barefoot Manner, and more.

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