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Tom Petty, Bob Weir, Willie Nelson to Headline Lockn' Fest

Virginia festival marks Phil Lesh & Friends' only festival appearance this year

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April 30, 2014 9:25 AM ET

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Phil Lesh and Friends, Willie Nelson and Wilco will headline this year's Lockn' Festival, which takes place September 4th through the 7th at Oak Ridge Farm, located in the Blue Ridge mountains in Central Virginia.

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Priding itself on unique performances, this year's festival finds Lesh, Bob Weir, Wilco, Widespread Panic and the String Cheese Incident all scheduled to play full sets on two different days, with Widespread Panic planning a special collaboration with Steve Winwood. Lesh and Friends will perform with iconic musicians Warren Haynes, John Scofield, John Medeski and Joe Russo, while Bob Weir's Ratdog is also scheduled to perform.

The rest of the Lockn' festival lineup includes the Allman Brothers Band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gary Clark Jr., Umphreys McGee, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hot Tuna Acoustic, Grateful Grass, The Wood Brothers, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Del McCoury Band and the No BS Brass Band.

Tickets for this year's festival are on sale on the Lockn' festival's website.

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