Go Rafting with the Bands at West Virginia's Mountain Music Festival

Go Rafting with the Bands at West Virginia's Mountain Music Festival

Mountain Music Festival (June 1, 2, and 3, 2017), hosted by ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, WV, has confirmed that they will be hosting a "once-in-a-lifetime" half-day whitewater rafting trip with fan favorites Twiddle and Big Something on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Historically one of the most sought after experiences during the Festival, whitewater rafting with the performing artists is an outdoor experience that is unique to this popular music venue.

The eight-mile long, half-day rafting trip features 20 Class II-IV+ roller-coaster rapids as it courses through wild backcountry significant for its coal town history and breathtaking scenery. An action video of the trip can be seen HERE. Participants need to meet basic rafting standards for height, weight and age: details can be found at: https://aceraft.com/collections/whitewater-rafting/products/lower-new-river-half-day.

The Epic Adventure Pass that includes this coveted rafting option can be purchased for $270 for the 2-Day Weekend Pass or $300 for the 3-day weekend pass. Passes can be purchased at: http://mountainmusicfestwv.com/tickets.html. The festival warns that folks who are interested should not wait to purchase these tickets as this popular raft trip will sell out quickly.


For people who like outdoor adventures and open-air music, a weekend has been created where folks can do both at the same time. Mountain Music Festival has evolved into one of the most anticipated weekends of the summer in West Virginia. The stage sits right in the middle of ACE Adventure Resort (https://aceraft.com/), a 1,500-acre outdoor adventure property in the heart of the New River Gorge, WV. Festival attendees when not enjoying the music are always close to the Gorge's best outdoor activities ranging from the East Coast's best white water rafting, to rock climbing, world-class mountain biking, waterpark adventure and hiking. Guests are well fed at a choice of dining venues and enjoy nights spent in tents or comfortable cabins at ACE. Because of the simple ethos behind the festival, participants are surrounded by a community of like-minded outdoor adventures who don't mind a little moonshine with their music, or the other way around.

2014 was the festival's inaugural year. Things have been kicked up a notch over the last two years offering more music and added fun. This year features more bands than ever (25 to be exact). Tickets: $150-$300 depending on single day attendance or full weekend camping option selected.

The 2017 Mountain Music Festival artist lineup features the following bands on 4 stages: Umphrey's Mcgee, The Revivalists, Twiddle, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Main Squeeze, Big Something, Spiritual Rez, The Mantras, Tyler Childers, The Southern Belles, The Commonheart, Yumyum Beast, The Kind Thieves, Fletcher's Grove, Dr.Slothclaw, Groove Fetish, The M.F.B., Hillbilly Carnival, Matt Mullins & The Bringdowns, Beauty Mountain Grove Project, Short & Company, Ona, William Matheny, and Clinton Scott.

Mountain Music Festival Links:
Website: http://mountainmusicfestwv.com/
Tickets: http://mountainmusicfestwv.com/tickets.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mountainmusicfestwv/
ACE Adventure Resort: https://aceraft.com/

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