The Big What?

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The Big What?

August 22 - August 24

The Big What? is a multi-night outdoor Summer music festival and campout hosted by Big Something and Possum Holler Productions. Now in its 10th year, It has become one of the bands’ favorite traditions, with fans, friends, and family in attendance from across the country. Each year, the festival features a musical and artistic experience curated by Big Something with many of the bands’ favorite local, regional, and national touring artists. This year’s event takes place Thu, Aug 22-Sat, Aug 24 at the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center. Get your tickets here.

Past performers include: Vulfpeck, Cory Wong, Sammy Rae & The Friends, Butcher Brown, Maggie Rose, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Daily Bread, Too Many Zooz, Sunsquabi, The Nth Power, Becca Stevens, Larry Keel, Dopapod, Tauk, Aqueous, Toubab Krewe, Everyone Orchestra, Jimkata, Consider The Source and many more!


Tent camping (or hammock camping) is encouraged and included in the ticket price. General admission camping will require a short walk from the parking area. Please camp in designated areas only. Personal campfires are strictly prohibited. Wooded campsites are claimed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please come fully prepared for an outdoor summer environment with hot days and cool nights. Check below for a list of what to bring.


General Parking is free and included in the ticket price. Please carpool with as many people as possible to help us make room for everyone and limit our carbon footprint.


They love animal friends, but they ask that you please leave them at home for this event. Please do not bring your dog, cat, or squirrel on a leash or any other pet. They cannot make any exceptions. Any vehicle that arrives with a pet will not be allowed to enter the festival. Please make other arrangements for your animals while you are gone for the weekend. Thank you!


August 22
August 24
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Shakori Hills
1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd Pittsboro, NC 27312