The wait is finally over!
We’re proud to bring you the lineup for the 3rd Annual Laurel Cove Music Festival, which will take place June 10th and 11th at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, KY.
Come enjoy incredible live music from the some of the most talented local, regional and national acts at the most beautiful outdoor venue in the Commonwealth. Headlining this year will be two Bell County favorites in Charles Wesley Godwin and Sierra Ferrell, with support from John R Miller, Kelsey Waldon, Nicholas Jamerson and the Morning Jays, Cole Chaney with Wolfpen Branch, and many more!
Come see why we’re one of the best reviewed festivals in Kentucky, all while enjoying the amazing things Bell County has to offer within minutes of the venue: miles and miles of hiking trails, scenic overlooks, an 18 hole golf course, fly fishing, kayaking and so much more.
Stay tuned to our Facebook page and www.bellcountytourism.com/laurel-cove-music-festival for the latest updates including set times, lodging info, and much more.
Thank you all for the amazing support these last few years. We appreciate it more than you know. See you soon!
- The Laurel Cove Crew
Laurel Cove Amphitheater
NOTE: Info below is from last year. Updated info sheet is coming soon
It's almost time for the 3rd annual Laurel Cove Music Festival! We’re beyond excited to welcome everyone down to the hills of Bell County, KY on June 10-11th. We decided to make a lengthy post with a bunch of information for the many questions we’ve been getting and to give everyone insight on how to prepare for the festival. For further questions, email email@example.com
Ticket Descriptions are below:
General Admission seats are the benches and/rocks that are located just behind the green seats up front. Seating is first come first serve.
Reserved seats are located in front of General Admission. Best seats are automatically selected. Seating assignments will be mailed to ticket holders the week prior to the email you used to purchase the tickets.
VIP includes reserved seats in one of the front rows, access to a shaded VIP hangout, private area and restroom, and a special edition VIP poster.
Music schedule TBA soon
The show is all ages, and while our festival is more adult oriented, if they can sit in your lap they will not need a ticket.
Camping We have been told that limited primitive camping will be available at Pine Mountain State Resort Park this year! Stay tuned to our facebook page for more info on that coming up soon. There are also a few other camping options nearby. The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is just 15 minutes from the Cove and has a ton of both primitive and electric sites (https://www.nps.gov/cuga/planyourvisit/camping.htm). For folks who don't mind backcountry camping, there is also Kentucky Ridge State Forest just minutes away (http://www.stateparks.com/kentucky_ridge_state_forest_in_kentucky.html and https://fw.ky.gov/More/Documents/KentuckyRidgeStateForest_ALL.pdf). We also have a landowner near the park with some primitive sites available, if you need his contact information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lodging is available nearby even though Pine Mountain State Park is sold out. We have the Sleep Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Econolodge all in Middlesboro just 10 minutes south. There are also several Air BNBs in the area including Pine Mountain Inn, Boone Trail Inn, Elk Creek Lodge, and more. You can visit www.bellcountytourism.com/lodging for more info.
Vendors will be limited due to space but we do have a few coming, including Pokeberry Holler Handmade Soaps, Bent Strings Beard Company, Amalagam Unlimited (Jimbo Valentine), Lil Bubby Child, Stoned Beatiful Jewelry, and several more.
Parking is tight at venue and we are looking at having parking passes for sale for a small fee this year. Those with VIP tickets will automatically get one and if any are left over we will have them available for sale at a small fee. All that said, parking is limited at the venue so if at all possible, please try and carpool with your friends. You will notice on the map that in addition to the main parking area, there are two other parking areas above on the main road. One is within walking distance and has a trail leading down to the venue. However you must enter through the main parking lot and entrance to receive your wristband first. Once your wristband is acquired, you will be able to use the trail between the Cove and the upper parking lot for access. Parking is also available on the sides of the road in the numerous wide spots.
Shuttles will be running to Middlesboro Friday and Saturday to the following locations: Holiday Inn Express, Econolodge, and Cumberland Gap National Park Campground at noon and 5 PM as well. They will do multiple trips if need be during these runs. The shuttles will be taking folks back at promptly at 11:30 PM as well both nights. There is also Marsee Taxi who you can call at 606-269-8631.
No outside food or drink is allowed in the venue. The staff at Pine Mountain State Resort Park will have food and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) for sale.
We also will not be allowing pets this year. If you have a service animal, it is of course different. But due to the crowd size this year and the noise, we can’t have them at this show.
Posters will be for sale at the merch table (located near venue entrance). If you are a VIP ticket holder, your VIP poster can be picked up at the merch tent (only VIP ticket holders can get the night version of Jimbos). The regular print, foil prints, and whatever's leftover of of the preshow prints will be available for purchase. The 18x24” foil prints are limited to 50 prints (25 for sale each day), so getting to the show early is a must if you want one. All poster proceeds will be go towards ROHO, which is a charitable non-profit in our area who helps underprivileged kids with Christmas toys.
We have attached a map with the layout for this year (see below). The campfire stage will be located in the small picnic area below the Lower Shelter (band area) entrance. We will have signs up alerting those coming in that there will be pedestrians crossing the road so please slow down when coming to this area.
We will have a full schedule with times coming soon.
Friday Main Stage:
Friday Creekside Stage:
Saturday Main Stage:
Saturday Campfire Stage:
EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE. Only in severe weather will event be cancelled, and we can't give refunds due to severe weather.
For more information you can email email@example.com or call 606-248-2482