The Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, 457 Shirley Road, Elmer, N.J., about 40 minutes from Philadelphia.
Co-headliner with the Avett Brothers will be Patty Griffin (plus special guest Buddy Miller). Also appearing will be Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Enter the Haggis, Richard Shindell and 61 North.
Performance poetry makes its festival debut this year as Lamont Dixon, aka Napalm Da Bomb, and the Mayhem Poets perform throughout the day on the Grove Stage with the four-piece Jazzpoetics band.
There will be a juried crafts fair, food vendors and a Children's Village. Grown-up kids might appreciate the new beer and wine tent featuring Flying Fish Brewing Co. and Auburn Road Vineyards and Winery.
Tickets are $40, $35 seniors/students; kids 12 and under are admitted free. Ticket sales will be limited to 5,000 people. Parking is free.
Also new this year are two special Festival Groove passes. The $100 Undercover Friends pass includes seating under a tent and souvenir lanyard. The $125 Shady Groove pass adds a souvenir lanyard, T-shirt, tote bag, stadium cup and beverage.