The Native Howl, Travis Meadows lead latest round of FloydFest additions

By Matt Wickstrom

The Native Howl

FLOYD, Va. (March 27, 2018) – Across-the-Way Productions and FloydFest today revealed another round of artist additions to FloydFest 18~Wild, led by The Native Howl’s head-on collision between bluegrass and metal, and highly-regarded singer/songwriter Travis Meadows, who’s penned hit tunes for Dierks Bentley, Eric Church and others.

Joining The Native Howl and Meadows are Mapache, Songs from the Road Band, Harmed Brothers, Cheapalache, Mr. Jennings and the Jordan Harman Band.

Already announced to perform at FloydFest were Jason Isbell, Infamous Stringdusters, Leftover Salmon, Keller Williams solo and PettyGrass (ft. The Hillbenders); Foster the People, Old Crow Medicine Show, Tyler Childers, Gov’t Mule, ZZ Ward, Hiss Golden Messenger, Greta Van Fleet, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, Antibalas, Langhorne Slim, Nikki Lane, The Steel Wheels, Nikki Bluhm, Son Little, The Lil Smokies, Horesshoes & Hand Grenades, The Mother Hips, No BS! Brass Band, Devon Gilfillian, Lindsay Lou, South Hill Banks, Dharma Bombs, The National Reserve, The Broadcast, Erin & The Wildfire, Mama Said String Band, Fireside Collective,Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, The Dead Reckoning, OmegaWolfe, The Jam, Sol Searchers, Blue Mule, The Floorboards, My Radi, Black Mountain Revival, GOT, Morgan Wade & The Stepbrothers and Los Chupacabras.

Started in 2002, FloydFest has grown to be one of the biggest festivals in and around Appalachia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Floyd, Va., FloydFest combines the top established and emerging artists with arts and crafts, yoga, poetry, workshops and more with a mission of sustainability and going green that provides for one of the most unique festival experiences around. For more information, including to purchase tickets, visit





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