Travers Brothership

Travers Brothership

The 39th annual Steppin' Out fest is set for Aug. 2-3 in downtown Blacksburg, and organizers today announced the music lineup.

Asheville, North Carolina, blues/rock/jam rocker band Travers Brothership, a FloydFest favorite, is set to headline the main stage on Friday, Aug. 2. Folk/rock/ragtime act The 502s, from Florida, bring throwback Mumford-y and Avett-y vibes to the main stage on Saturday.

Here is the rest of the lineup, by day and stage, courtesy Downtown Blacksburg Inc.

AUG. 2

Main Stage

2:45-3:30 pm Fritz Schindler

3:55-4:45 pm War Chile

5:15-6:15 pm Seph Custer

6:45-7:45 pm Kylie Odetta

8:15-9:15 pm Music Road Co

9:45-11 pm Travers Brothership

Acoustic Stage

12:15-1:10 pm Medicinal Americana

1:30-2:30 pm American Roots

2:50-3:50 pm Virginia Hollow

4:10-5:10 pm Johanna Vaughan

5:30-6:30 pm Willie DE

7-8 pm Old Man Kelly & the Streetsweepers

Community Stage

11:30 am -12 pm Say YES to Science

12:30-1:15 pm Pil Seung Martial Arts

1:45-2:15 pm Raq Roanoke Bellydance

2:20-2:40 pm TBA

2:45-3:30 pm HoloRhythms Drum Circle

4-6 pm Mainstream Music Student Performances

AUG. 3

Main Stage

11:30 am -12:30 pm Panjammers

1:15-2:15 pm Seedpicker

2:45-3:45 pm Wylder

4:15-5:15 pm ADAR

5:45-6:45 pm Midnight Spaghetti

7:15-8:15 pm Jared Stout Band

8:45-9:45 pm The 502s

Acoustic Stage

11 am - 12 pm Danielle Pettiway

12:15-1:15 pm The Pratt Brothers

1:30-2:30 pm David Simpkins

2:50-3:50 pm Kat Mills

4:15-5:15 pm Cocobolo

5:45-6:45 pm Crossties

Community Stage

11:15 am -12 pm

12:15-1 pm New River Irish Dance

1:15-2:15 pm Little Leapers

2:45-3:30 pm Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers

3:45-4:30 pm Franklin's Tae Kwon Do

4:30-5 pm TBA

5 - 6 pm VA Techniques

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