Festivities kicked off Friday night with an optional patio dinner reception at Twenty One and Main.
"The food is delicious. I came tonight to check out the music before tomorrow's concert," said a patron by the name of Beth who was visiting from
The Saturday concert was held at the residence of
"This home has a few events a year. We use it as a location for all of our G&B family of employees... We opened it up for Sam and the wonderful things he has done for the festival. He works very hard at this," said Eidson.
Upon arrival to the family-friendly event, spectators went through a check-in screening process with differing wristbands provided for guests older than 21. Adjacent to check-in was an
Guests made way toward a first-come, first-reserved concert area picking any spot suitable to them. No spot was closed off to the public.
"There's not a bad seat in this house," said a Dobson resident who is new to the area moving from
Performers throughout the day and night concert were
"I was nervous. I always get nervous before a performance. It's not in a bad way, but because as an artist I want to deliver to the audience, I think you should be nervous," said
In between music and dancing, spectators were seen eating food provided by 13 Bones, or enjoying a glass or bottle of wine by
Gold sponsors of Reevestock were G&B Energy,
"It's really a nice place and a nice concert for the price," said
Reevestock organizers said proceeds for the concert series are being steered toward academic scholarships.
"With the Reeves building purchased privately and being transformed into a music venue, it forced our hand to make a change, but it was a change that we embraced. We feel we can connect with more of the community by offering scholarships and make a difference in more and more kids lives as the festival grows," said
Headliners Big Daddy Love, a five-piece band with a unique and natural blend of rock, roots and grass that they call "Appalachian Rock" joked with the crowd saying, "Alright now. We just wanted to say this is the fifth best backyard BBQ party we've ever been to. Wow, what a place."
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