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Want to go to Shakori Hills?

Of course you do! Four days of music, dance, art and education in the heart of North Carolina; what could be a better way to spend fall break?

The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance is holding its Fall Festival October 6-9 in Chatham County. Over 60 bands are scheduled to perform, including Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsDonna the BuffaloBrett DennenSidi Touré, The Duhks, Rosie Ledet, Nawal, Emmit-Nershi Band, Eilen JewellToubab KreweBearfootThe Old CeremonyLocos Por Juana and HOBEX.

Keep your ears open for one-day pass giveaways for you and a friend. One pair will be given away each week leading up to the festival. When the WKNC DJ asks for it, be the correct caller on our studio lines, (919) 860-0881 or (919) 515-2400.