Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival

October 14-15, 2017


We have an amazing line-up for our 45th year!

The Bellamy Brothers and Confederate Railroad!

Saturday - 3:00 pm........Courtland Field Stage.......The Bellamy Brothers

The Bellamy Brothers

Sunday - 3:00 pm........Courtland Field Stage.......Confederate Railroad

Confederate Railroad

Saturday - 12 noon......Courtland Field Stage......Rare Form

Rare Form

Rare Form is Central Virginia's premier modern country cover band, committed to bringing you the best live show with the newest current country hits on the radio! They have opened for many national artists including Confederate Railroad, John Michael Montgomery, Chris Cagle, Tracy Lawrence, Joe Diffie and others. Rare Form has also played in Nashville, Tennessee at The Cadillac Ranch for CRS week and will be playing CMA week in June. With their Rock Hard/Play Hard attitude, the guys of Rare Form are one of a kind when it comes to entertainment. Each musician uses their own personal technique that is interconnecting with one another to create a scene that can be called nothing less than “a show stopper”. Growing rapidly in Virginia and North Carolina, these guys have created a loyal fan base that follows them with great support. With originality and uniqueness, they give a performance that will bring you to your feet!

Saturday - 12 noon .......Abbitt Park Stage....... David Haught

David Haught

David Haught is a Brooklyn-based alt-country singer. A Southside Virginia native with a lifelong love of music, he melds rock 'n' roll, Americana, bluegrass, and honky-tonk influences into a self-described "Different Kind of Country" that, above all, stays true to its straightforward storytelling roots.

Saturday - 3:00 pm........Courtland Field Stage.......The Bellamy Brothers

The Bellamy Brothers

Saturday - 8:00 pm......Main Street Stage......Back by popular demand! Funky Bone and the Street Dance!

Funky Bone

Funky Bone is a band from Lynchburg Virginia who plays funky music with a rock sensibility. You know the feeling, when you hear that awesome funky tune that forces you to get up and pull a friend to the dance floor or that great rock tune that makes you want to jump up and down and pump your fist in the air, yeah, that’s a Funky Bone show. James Brown, Prince, Rick James, Lenny Kravits, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Parliament, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Daft Punk….if its funky, soulful, edgy, wild, crazy, its Funky Bone material. Even if you think you don’t have a funky bone in your body, you will have a great time.

Sunday - 12 noon .......Courtland Feld Stage....... Gator and Sundown Band

Gator and Sundown Band

Gator and the Sundown Band owned and managed by Larry White aka “Gator” and would rather be called Gator. I started taking an interest in country music around the age of 8. I would listen to my parent’s records of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard .Around the age of 12; I started hanging around one of the best Blue Grass pickers and singer, the late Curly Bryant. Curly was part of the Hand Picked Grass Band. I also enjoyed listening to my late uncle, Palmer White. Palmer opened for acts out of Nashville like George Jones, Dale Reeves and Ray Pillow. He was a great influence to me. My greatest influence’s now are Merle Haggard, George Jones, Johnny Cash and Vern Gosdin, just to name a few. A local favorite Ross Key Country. The Sundown Band has been around for 5 years, and is one of the few Country bands that play traditional, classic country music, the # 1 hits of yesterday. I’m very proud to have my son Jason White as my lead guitar player an awesome musician. I would like to thank my many fans that enjoy our music and attend our shows, most important my wife Jennifer, who is my biggest supporter. Thanks to my sister Patty Robertson for her diligent work with our Face Book page and promotional work The Sundown Band also plays top 40 hits, but the heart and soul of this band is traditional classic country music.

Gator White Acoustic Guitar/Lead Vocals
Adam Dooley Electric Guitar
Mike Vest Drums
Robert Strum Keyboard/Backup Vocals

Sunday - 12 noon .......Abbitt Park Stage....... Midnight Express Band

Midnight Express Band

Midnight Express is a blues/rock band based out of Lynchburg, VA. The band was formed in early 2017 by a group of talented musicians who all love music!

Mike Hilario-Lead Guitar
Mike Worley-Bass Guitar
Ricky Morton-Lead Vocals
Matt Wallin-Drums

Sunday - 3:00 pm........Courtland Field Stage.......Confederate Railroad

Confederate Railroad