Academy Center of the Arts

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Geoffrey Kershner
Main Address:
600 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

Blackwater Music Festival

You asked, we listened. Riverfront Park Concert Series is BACK, and it’s better than ever. This time, get ready for Blackwater Music Festival 2022, a 2-day music festival at Riverfront Park presented by the Academy Center of the Arts and The Sonny Merryman Family.

Featuring local, regional, and international country music artists from around the globe, this festival highlights the deepest roots of the city of the Seven Hills. Headlined by Parmalee on Friday night and Hunter Hayes on Saturday, August 26th and 27th are sure to leave you dancing on Jefferson Street all weekend long.


Riverfront Park
Lynchburg, VA 24504
United States


August 26, 2022   to August 27, 2022