Join us in Swainsboro, GA for the 3rd Annual Headin’ Home Fest!

October 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 2024

Held at the Georgia Sports Arena

Covered stage pavilion + 216 campsites

We’re adding another full day of stage shows this year! Thursday now features a full lineup just like Friday and Saturday! Our opening night will now be Wednesday, October 23rd, making Headin’ Home Fest a full day longer! 🥳
We’re excited to welcome the following new additions to our lineup this year:


★ Headin’ Home

★ The Kody Norris Show

★ The Little Roy & Lizzy Show

★ Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road

★ Daryl Mosley

★ The Edgar Loudermilk Band

★ Backline

★ The King James Boys

★ Deano Graham & The Grass Wagon Revival

★ Line Creek

★ The Brothers Five

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A True Family Festival

Hosted by the family band Headin’ Home from Bloomingdale, GA, Headin’ Home Fest is a celebration of great bluegrass music and fellowship. Come join us for five days in the Georgia fall weather this October, enjoying world-class entertainment from some of the best modern bluegrass bands on the scene, camping at the beautiful Georgia Sports Arena campground, and pickin’ all day and night! Get ready for a refreshing and relaxing weekend of clean, uplifting fun. Headin’ Home Fest is a homecoming for the bluegrass family!

Always the 4th weekend of October! 2025 dates: October 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2025 (more info coming soon)

The Location

The Georgia Sports Arena is located in the town of Swainsboro, GA. This spacious, lovely property is home to 216 campsites, a huge covered pavilion, and a restaurant; and is just 5 minutes from multiple hotels. It’s the perfect spot for a bluegrass festival!

Address & Directions

The Festival

The 3rd Annual Headin’ Home Fest in October 2024 will feature the bands Headin’ Home, The Kody Norris Show, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Edgar Loudermilk Band, Daryl Mosley, The King James Boys, Backline, Deano Graham & The Grass Wagon Revival, Line Creek, and The Brothers Five!

Lineup & Schedule

The Action

There’s so much for the whole family to do and love at Headin’ Home Fest! There’ll be exciting bluegrass shows, jamming 24/7, nightly raffles, craft and music vendors, great food at the onsite restaurant, a potluck dinner on opening night, 2 open stages, and MORE!

More Info

October 2024 Stage Show Lineup

Headin’ Home

Performing Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 PM

Your host band for the festival, Headin’ Home is a seasoned 6-piece family band comprised of Jon and Marina Lindblom and their four oldest children. Based out of Bloomingdale, Georgia, this refreshing group is bringing the fire and fun of family bluegrass to stages all over the Southeast. Headin’ Home won the Dailey & Vincent band contest in 2023, and performed at the 2023 American Made Music Fest alongside Tracey Lawrence, Gene Watson, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, The Malpass Brothers, The Bellamy Brothers, and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

The Kody Norris Show

Performing Saturday, October 26 at 4:00 and 9:00 PM

From the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, to the SPBGMA Awards Show where they won Entertainer of the Year for the past three years, The Kody Norris Show comes bedecked in sparkling rhinestone-studded suits. Their authentic hard-driving bluegrass and super-energy stage show help explain why this east Tennessee-based band has a growing legion of fans all around the world. Frontman Kody Norris on guitar is joined by his wife Mary Rachel Nalley-Norris on fiddle, Josiah Tyree on banjo, and Charlie Lowman on bass.

The Little Roy & Lizzy Show

Performing Friday, October 25 at 4:00 and 9:00 PM

Hailing from Lincolnton, Georgia, legendary bluegrass and gospel icons Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long put on perhaps the most entertaining bluegrass show you’ll ever see! Little Roy Lewis has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, SPBGMA Hall of Greats, IBMA Hall of Honor, and the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Little Roy & Lizzy are joined by a highly talented band: fiddle legend Hunter Berry, Josh Gooding on mandolin, John Gooding on guitar, and Holger Oleson on bass.

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road

Performing Saturday, October 26 at 3:00 and 7:00 PM

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have combined masterful musicianship and a creative sound to entertain audiences in 46 states and 13 countries worldwide. Along the way, they have scored countless hits, received industry accolades, and created collaborations with an array of legendary artists. The band hails from North Carolina and takes pride in preserving the traditional sound of bluegrass music. Since their inception in 2000, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have achieved five No. 1 songs on the National Bluegrass chart.

The Edgar Loudermilk Band

Performing Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM

Edgar Loudermilk’s signature voice, bass skills, and songwriting have become his trademark, garnering industry awards and nominations. Prior to stepping out with his own band in 2015, Edgar Loudermilk  experienced a long tenure of performing with Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Rhonda Vincent, and Marty Raybon. Edgar’s tight four-piece band (Zack Autry, mandolin; Jamey Pittman, guitar; Anthony Howell, banjo) makes their home in Georgia, and tours all over the United States and Canada.

Daryl Mosley

Performing Thursday, October 24 at 3:00 and 7:00 PM

Daryl Mosley’s songsmith abilities have led to him being honored as Songwriter of the Year three times, twelve #1 songs, and three Song of the Year awards. Daryl writes and sings about small town life, faith in God, family, and the best parts of how life once was and still could be. For over three decades, the combination of these exquisitely crafted songs along with his understated delivery and warm, gentle personality has been engaging music lovers in a way that few artists can. When not on the road touring, Daryl resides in his hometown of Waverly, Tennessee.

The King James Boys

Performing Friday, October 25 at 2:00 and 6:00 PM

The King James Boys are a gospel bluegrass band based in the upstate of South Carolina. For nearly thirty years they have been presenting the gospel in song. It is the mission of The King James Boys to preserve and promote bluegrass gospel music, while creating an exciting and uplifting performance for old and new listeners alike.


Performing Thursday, October 24 at 4:00 and 8:00 PM

Backline is a six piece band from Spartanburg, South Carolina. The band came together in February of 2016. Backline’s choice of material is 80% original written by members of the band, or writers outside the band. They also perform traditional covers arranged to fit their personal style. Backline’s desire is to share their music through a more modern bluegrass sound with enough traditional flare that it can be enjoyed by both old and new bluegrass fans alike.

Deano Graham & The Grass Wagon Revival

Performing Friday, October 25 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM

After recording two hit projects filled with original songs (“Time Has a Way” and “Bluegrass 3:16”), Deano Graham has assembled The Grass Wagon Revival, a six-piece band which is comprised of some of the best bluegrass pickers in the state of Florida. The Grass Wagon Revival combines bluegrass gospel, tradition bluegrass covers, and an eclectic mix of original compositions. Many of the original songs are co-written with highly decorated and awarded writers. This dynamic group puts on a show you don’t want to miss!

Line Creek

Performing Friday, October 25 at 1:00 PM and Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 PM

Line Creek Bluegrass consists of six musician friends from the Spalding, Fayette, and Coweta Counties of Georgia. They first got together to form a band in 2009. Over the years, Line Creek has played shows, festivals, and churches with a combination of traditional bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, newgrass, and newgrass gospel. Various members have come and gone, but the core group that started in the late 2000’s is still picking strong.

The Brothers Five

Performing Thursday, October 24 at 2:00 and 9:00 PM

The Brothers Five, an all-sibling band from Bloomingdale, Georgia, won the blue ribbon at the 2023 Galax Youth Bluegrass Band Competition. They also took 4th place in Branson, Missouri at the 2023 KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Contest. These five brothers spend practically every minute of their lives singing and jamming together, and it shows in their delightfully entertaining and polished stage show. The Brothers Five are Linus (18) on guitar, Logan (16) on bass, Liam (15) on fiddle, Levi (13) on banjo, and Leo (9) on mandolin. All five brothers sing. Their fun-filled show is sure to put a smile on your face!

Head home to Swainsboro, GA with us this fall!

Calling for 2024 sponsors!

We want to promote your business at the 3rd Annual Headin’ Home Fest! Please contact us today to discuss sponsorship packages!

Thank you to our sponsors and donors!

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