The RTE 23 Music Festival partners with a few organizations to help bring great music to the Appalachian mountains of Wise County.  

Birthplace of Country Music​

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

UVA-Wise donates a portion of their facilities to be used as the festival grounds.  The college provides ample parking for all festival-goers, a facility for artists hospitality, and most importantly a large open grass area. In this area the stage is erected, vendors set up, the beer garden is located here, and it provides a large, comfortable area for you to place your chair or blanket to enjoy some fantastic tunes!.

festival partners