Rooster Walk: Leftover Salmon, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Yarn and Larry Keel & Sammy Shelor
Leftover Salmon, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Yarn and Larry Keel & Sammy Shelor are among the acts slated to perform at Rooster Walk 5. The Memorial Day Weekend event will take place at Martinsville, VA’s Blue Mountain Festival grounds from May 24-26. Other confirmed acts include: Dangermuffin, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Josh Panda & The Hot Damned, Sanctum Sully, Lizzy Ross, Mandolin Orange, Kings of Belmont, The Floorboards and Jon Stickley Trio, among others.
Rooster Walk Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to bringing music, arts, culture and educational opportunities to the area while supporting various charitable causes, included the Penn-Shank Memorial Scholarship Fund at Martinsville High School. The festival was created in memory of Martinsville natives Edwin “The Rooster Penn” and Walker Shank, both of whom passed away in their 20s. The festival will also feature a variety of crafts as well as The Tuff Strutter 5K, a challenging footrace that takes place at 9am on Sunday, May 26.
Here’s a look at Rooster Walk’s lineup
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Larry Keel & Sammy Shelor
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Josh Panda & The Hot Damned
Kings of Belmont
Jon Stickley Trio
L Shape Lot
Big Fat Gap
Dave Eggar, Amber Rubarth & Deoro
Justin Johnson Empire Strikes Brass
Boy Named Banjo