Higher Ground Presents

The Avett Brothers

Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Expo
TICKETS

The Avett Brothers at the Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Expo

CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ONLY: All bar service, and most food vendors, are cashless.

PLEASE CARPOOL: It helps to dramatically expedite the entrancing and exiting. Please be aware that it can take anywhere from 30 – 45 minutes to exit the lots, so please plan ahead and have patience. Gate E, located off of 2A and in the back of the Exposition will be open for both entrance and exit.

No re-entry: Remember to bring everything you need for the night from your car.

The show is rain or shine: Personal umbrellas are fine, but please no golf umbrellas.

Keep in mind that this show is at the Midway Lawn, not in the Grandstands. It’s a General Admission venue with lawn seating, so please be respectful of others.

We suggest bringing: Blanket, low beach chair, sunscreen, hat, rain gear (if applicable), cash, ID, a factory sealed water bottle or empty reusable water bottle.There will be an ATM on site, but we encourage people to bring cash.

NO: Food, drinks, or pets allowed. Please no professional cameras (SLR’s with detachable lenses), video or audio recording.

Food vendors on site include: Mach’s Woodfired Pizza, The Sausage Shack (Cheesesteak, Sausage, Hamburgers, etc.), Kettle Korn, A Single Pebble, NorthCountry Speciality (Loaded Tater Tots, Ice Cream, Fried Dough, and Lemonade), The Mule Bar, B&M Fries, Fajita Hut, 3 Squares.

Delicious beverages from: Fiddlehead, Zero Gravity, Narragansett, Citizen Cider, White Claw, Bota Wine, Rescue Club, and Redbull.

Three-time GRAMMY Award nominees The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut,I And Love And You, which landed at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 & garnered critical acclaim. In 2012,The Carpenter hit #4 on the Billboard Top 200, followed by Magpie And The Dandelion in 2013, which debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top 200. In 2016, the band was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. 2017’s documentary May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers (co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio) chronicles the process of writing 2016’s True Sadness (which debuted at#1 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart, #1 Rock Albums, #3 on the Billboard 200, and scored 2 Grammy noms). The film was released theatrically & on HBO to rave reviews & is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD. In 2019, the band released their 10th studio album, Closer Than Together feat. single “High Steppin’” which reached #1 on the Americana RadioSingles Chart. Newest album The Third Gleam(August 2020) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums chart, #1 Rock Albums, and #1 Vinyl Albums. Single “Victory” hit#1 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart. Also in 2020, The Avett Brothers played 2 sold outdrive-in shows at Charlotte Motor Speed way in the span of three months and ended the year on a high note with a livestream of their 17th annual New Year’s Eve concert. An estimated 150,000 fans watched the show, which featured a full-band performance and an impressive lineup of special guests. Coming in 2022: Swept Away- a musical inspired by & featuring the music of The Avett Brothers.

 

Children 12 and under are free. No food or drinks allowed. Blankets and chairs are permitted. All events are rain or shine.

 

COVID-19 Guidelines

+ We will be following all State of Vermont Health guidelines and mandates.

+ Per Governor Scott’s ‘Vermont Forward’ guidance, masks are encouraged, but not required.

+ The Midway Lawn is a large general admission lawn with ample room for physical distancing. Folks who want more space are welcome to spread out on the back half of / and outer perimeter of the lawn.

+ Please exhibit mutual respect and kindness for your neighbors.

+ Stay home if you’re sick or have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Venue Information:
Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Expo
105 Pearl StreetEssex Junction, VT, 05452