Rock the South continued its tradition this past weekend of giving back to its community with the #BiggestPartyInTheSouth. Attendees of this year's Festival were able to enjoy a variety of music Friday and Saturday in Cullman, AL featuring Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Nelly, Ashley McBryde, and The Marshall Tucker Band, and many more.
Normally held earlier in the summer this year's festival included improvements which included a bigger layout, a sitting area in the front for premium ticket holders and in general enhancements to allow better distancing and safety utilizing close to 150 acres. The attending performers were able interact with the audience via a elevated walkway extended from the stage all the way back to the sound area, bringing a unique experience for patrons not found at many festivals. Big screens ensured the audience had a great view for all. Those who wished to distance could even enjoy the concerts from a distance.
|Started in 2012 as a one-time event to help victims from storms that ravaged the north Alabama area. As a result of the success of the event, the organizers continued the festival with the mission of giving back to the community through various organizations. Through its efforts, the festival has grown each year and as a result been able to contribute $639,000 back to their local community to help charities including Cullman City Parks and Recreation, The Link of Cullman County and Cullman Caring for Kids. Additionally Rock the South has assisted families and patients going through treatment.|
The 2021 diverse music lineup experience included North Carolina native Luke Combs on Friday night which included an encore performing his classic "Beer Never Broke My Heart". Luke's reputation is bolstered by many music awards backed by ACM, CMA, CMT, and Billboard. Miranda Lambert closed out Rock the South Saturday night performing many crowd favorites including "Gunpowder & Lead", "White Trash", "Kerosene", and other hits.
Plans are ongoing to prepare for next year's festival with a post on the official Rock the South Facebook Page Sunday asking fans who they want to see on next year's lineup.