Aiken Music Fest is a 6 event music series on Saturday nights from 6-10pm, with a $15 per person entry fee, located at Highfields in Aiken, SC. Dates for this year’s Aiken Music Fest is below.

May 8th

June 5th

July 3rd

August 14th

September 4th 

October 2nd 

June 13

Headliners: Emory Lee Band, Christian Ndeti, Third time Charmers, and The Kenny George Band

Aiken Music Fest Presents: Local Musician Benefit Concert

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We are proud to be leading the way back to LIVE Music in Aiken! We will have music, beer, food, and crafts! Our featuring bands are:

• Emory Lee Band
• Christian Ndeti
• Third time Charmers
• Kenny George Band

Gates open at 2 pm, Music to begin at 3 pm. We can’t wait to see everyone there!

All proceeds from Aiken Music Fest series benefit Gaston Livery Stable!

June 20

Opening: Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes

Headliner: Big Sky Revival

Big Sky Revival

Big Sky Revival is a 5 piece high energy jamgrass band from South Carolina. Blending various styles, including bluegrass, psychedelic rock, and blues with extended improvisation.

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July 11

Headliner: Hustle Souls

Hustle Souls is an Asheville, NC based soul/rock band who fuse nostalgic, dust-covered-vinyl soul aesthetics with modern sensibilities; recently named one of Music Connections “Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands.” Driven by a lust for songwriting, the band’s fervid live performance is heightened by undeniable instrumental prowess and 3 part vocal harmony. With relentless touring, sold out shows and major festival appearances the band has earned a reputation as one of the East Coast’s most promising acts,.

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Aug 15

Headliner: Hans Wenzel & the 86ers

The band has defined an edgy, vocally driven ensemble that embodies the true definition of story telling. With infinite inspiration from haunting tales of heroism, loss, love and personal growth in historic Charleston, SC, the group has quickly amassed a body of work that will draw you in to the old cobblestone laden, foggy backstreets of the South.

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Sept 12

Opener: She N She

Headliner: The Travelin’ Kine

the travelin kine

2014-2017 City Paper Americana Artist of the Year winners The Travelin’ Kine are on the move. This hardworking local outfit has logged serious miles honing their sound: a mix of potent songwriting and fiery country chops, doused with a few shots of whiskey. With the help of a seasoned crew of local talent, singer Slaton Glover delivers a musical message of hellfire and heartbreak, leaving it all on the stage at every performance. Releasing their first album in 2016, the Kine’s first single “Change in the Wind” was voted 2015 CPMA Song of the Year. Their new album “Ride” was recorded at Truphonic Studio and is due out this summer. The Travelin’ Kine amounts to some of the best lowcountry music in years. Catch them if you can!

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Oct 17

Opener: Chris Ndeti with Mark Janousek

Headliner: The Get Right Band

The Get Right Band is a psychedelic indie rock power trio from Asheville, NC. They are a band focused on following their muses to honest self-expression, to whatever excites them and pushes them into unexplored territory. The Get Right Band proudly carries the torch for a long line of genre-bending power trios from Cream to The Jimi Hendrix Experience to The Police to Violent Femmes to Primus to Green Day to Nirvana to Sublime. It’s the space between the notes, the rawness and the maneuverability, that makes a power trio, well, so damn powerful.

The band is built on the musical brotherhood that guitarist/vocalist Silas Durocher and bassist Jesse Gentry have formed playing music together since middle school. With the addition of Jian-Claude Mears the group’s sound has become an unstoppable force. They have been wowing audiences around the country and the Caribbean since their inception in 2011 with an unparalleled live show and a relentless tour schedule.

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