The Shady Grove Music Fest is Wilmington, Delaware’s premier festival for local & original music. It originated in 2002 (as the Arden Music Fest) featuring up and coming national rock bands. It has evolved into the first Delaware music festival to solely promote local, original talent from the tri-state area.
Enjoy the sounds live, original, home-grown music under the canopy of the Arden woods. This rain or shine festival is family friendly, so bring the kiddos (but leave the pups at home). For your comfort, bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
No outside food or beverages are permitted.
$15 in advance; $20 at the gate
(Children 12 and under have free entry)
Act, sing, cook, dance, garden, read, listen, swim, and think deeply! The utopian community of Arden, Delaware, is home to the Arden Club, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Members of the Arden Club enjoy exclusive discounts to Club events. Annual dues are $20.
93.7 WSTW-FM Hometown Heroes is a weekly program spotlighting the best local, original music from the Delaware Valley! Hosted by Mark Rogers, Hometown Heroes is broadcast every Sunday, 8-10pm. Mark plays the music and provided information about where you can see these bands perform live, how to get their music, and how to contact them. He even brings some of them into the studio to perform live on the air.