Bear Shadow ‘Base Camp’ main stage location moves to 50-acre Winfield Farm

Maximum capacity remains 1,000 guests per day, with viewing areas now available in 4-, 6- and 8-person configurations

Highlands Festivals, Inc. announced today that the “Base Camp” main stage portion of the Bear Shadow spring music festival in Highlands (April 23-25) will be held at Winfield Farm, a 50-acre farm located a short drive from downtown Highlands, to provide an enhanced fan experience.

The new location provides easy drivability and shuttle routes from downtown Highlands, as well as additional space for parking and viewing areas for the live shows.

“We could not be more pleased to be partnering with Winfield Farm for the Base Camp main stage for Bear Shadow. This farmland provides a beautiful backdrop for the event as well as the extra space we wanted to enhance the experience everyone who attends – from transportation and parking to safely enjoying the shows,” said Casey Reid, Bear Shadow Festival Director. “In addition, the new location provides the space for us to offer additional options for fans, including the addition of 4-person COVE ticket options.”

Bear Shadow, produced by Highlands Festivals, Inc., is a weekend-long event that will feature a variety of live musical acts at the Base Camp main stage, with something for nearly any musical taste, from bluegrass and blues to folk and soul, including Devon GilfillianDrew Holcomb & The NeighborsJamestown RevivalMandolin OrangeShelly Colvin,  St. Paul & The Broken BonesThe War And Treaty, and more.

Winfield Farm is located about 7 miles from Main Street in Highlands, in Scaly Mountain, and organizers plan to provide continuous, complimentary shuttles from the Town of Highlands from April 23-25. Ample parking for over 300 cars will also be available on site, and organizers are working on partnerships with additional car services.

Base Camp will host a maximum of 1,000 guests per day at the farm, and guests will be seated in 4-, 6- or 8-person COVEs (Contained Open-Air Viewing Environments). Each cove will be at least six feet in distance from all other coves and separated by barriers. Additional protocols, such as mask requirements, temperature pre-screening and increased hand sanitizer stations, have also been implemented for the Bear Shadow event. For more information click HERE.

Tickets for Base Camp and the festival’s additional excursions and musical activities, including an intimate Earth Day evening with Chuck Leavell, are available HERE.

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