Billy Strings replaces Sturgill Simpson for FloydFest lineup

Sturgill Simpson will no longer be performing

“When one door closes, another swings wide open...”

That’s what FloydFest organizers said about a change to the upcoming festival lineup, with Billy Strings replacing Sturgill Simpson.

Here’s a statement from Simpson:

Billy Strings won this year’s Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album and was Billboard’s top artist of 2020 for both bluegrass categories.

Other additions to the lineup include Melt, The Josephines, Goodfellers and Goodnight, Texas. To see the full lineup, click here.

FloydFest 21 ~Odyssey is set for July 21 through 25, and tickets are available now.

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