2015 Festival Hours

Friday August 7: 10am-11pm Community Connections closes at 8pm and other vendors close at 10pm. The Main Stage continues until 11pm.
Saturday August 8: 10am-10pm Community Connections closes at 8pm; all else at 10pm.

2015 Event Schedule

CANINE CORRAL

Providing FREE care for your dog while you visit the festival! Sponsored by New River Valley Apartment Council and Union Bank & Trust.

Care provided by Prestige Pet Sitting Agencies, 540-961-1710 The Corral will be open 10am-10pm on Friday & Saturday.

Three stages of live performance, made Steppin' Out one of this region's premiere arts events. Remember, Steppin' Out happens "Rain or Shine"!

The Main Stage providesd continuous live music on College Avenue, both Friday and Saturday. The Acoustic Stage brought folk, contemporary, and utterly unique sounds to the festival area of Main and Lee Streets. The Community Stage showcased local and regional performers from cloggers to belly dancers. This is also where children's activities were centered. The Community Stage waslocated in Roanoke Street.

See the Performers page for details on the musicians and other groups.

All-Day Activities

Scuba Experience

Main Stage - Friday August 7th

3:30   ATOKA CHASE
4:50   JOE TROOP & DIEGO ALVAREZ
6:10   DOM FLEMONS
7:30   LOVE CANON
8:50   SCYTHIAN

Acoustic Stage - Friday August 7th

12 PM    SHANNON HUNTER
1:20   RAVEN & RED
2:40   AMERICAN ROOTS
4:00   STEPH STEWART & THE BOYFRIENDS
5:20   SEPH & TK
6:40   LANEY JONES & THE SPIRITS

Community Stage - Friday August 7th

4:30 PM    The MII Youth Experiencing Science
5:00   MAINSTREAM MUSIC STUDENT PERFORMANCES

Get your t-shirt at the information booth!

Main Stage - Saturday August 8th

11:30 AM    THE BLACKSBURG COMMUNITY BAND
12:50 PM   PANJAMMERS
2:10   CHALK
3:30   SPOONFIGHT
4:45   MONSTER ATLANTIC
6:00   GABE MORALES & FRIENDS
7:00   NOT SHAKESPEARE
8:00   ELECTRIC WOODSHED
9:00   A S.C.U.M. TRIBUTE TO RON CLIFFORD

Acoustic Stage - Saturday August 8th

12 PM    CHALYBEATE
1:20   KAT MILLS
2:40   DAVID SIMPKINS & THE KGB
4:00   INDIAN RUN STRING BAND
5:20   THE ACOUSTIC KIND
6:40   CROSSTIES – 25th ANNIVERSARY JAM

Community Stage - Saturday August 8th

12 PM    BLUE MOUNTAIN CLOGGERS
1:00   DANCE TECH PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO TUTUS & TIARAS DANCERS AND POWERPAC COMPANY MEMBERS
2:00   NEW RIVER RIVER TANG SOO DO
3:00   BACK PORCH STUDIO CLOGGERS
4:00   VA TECHNIQUES

 

Laureen Blakemore

Tel: 540-951-0454

events@downtownblacksburg.com