Ola Belle Reed Festival

Featuring top-notch award winning visiting and local musicians from Old-Time and Bluegrass music traditions, Ola Belle Fest is a community-based event and fundraiser sponsored by the Greater Lansing Area Development Committee (GLAD), a 501(c)3 organization committed to the revitalization of Lansing, the birthplace of Ola Belle Reed. The group consists of community volunteers who are dedicated to this annual event in the spirit of Appalachian tradition.

The Festival site is located in the town of Lansing, along the banks of Big Horse Creek and in the shadow of Phoenix Mountain. Musical acts will provide continuous day and evening concerts in addition to young musicians between acts, GLAD Cafe food court in addition to local craft and artisan vendors. Enjoy on-going campin’ and jammin’ on the 70-acre Lansing Creeper Trail Park expansion! This is a family event (and dog friendly too)!

The 2015 Lineup includes:

  • Cindy Baucom - Emcee
  • Banjo Blast
  • David Reed
  • Terry Baucom and the Dukes of Drive
  • Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
  • Wayne Henderson & Friends
  • Crooked Road Ramblers
  • Whitetop Mountain Band
  • Sheets Family Band
  • Molly Andrews
  • Milan Miller
  • HardTymes
  • Steve Lewis & Eric Hardin
  • Linda Dawson & Pattie Hopkins
  • ClayBank
  • Fred Levine & John Wenberg

Event Details

Location Lansing Creeper Trail Park
Lansing, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Friday - $10.00; Saturday - $20.00; Children 12 and under Free. Purchase on line or at the gate. Camping $20.00/night.
Music Styles Bluegrass
Event Type Festival, Jam Session
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Open Jam
  • ✔ Picnic Space

Handicapped parking and shuttle available. The park offers primitive tent camping and RV camping (no hook-ups). Campers should arrive early to access camping sites.

Contact Info

Phone (336) 384-3789

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