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Freedom First Down by Downtown

Thu April 20 - Sun April 23, 2023 Roanoke, VA 24011 US


Headlining the Elmwood Park Stage

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers* promise attendees a ride on the rainbow across the mountains of Motown, through the fjords of folk, over the archipelagos of Americana, and-at last-into a funky firth, where only the fiercest of friendships can be found. 


Elmwood Park Gates will open at 5:30pm

6:30pm - Liv Sloan and the Die Hards

7:30pm - Kentucky Ruckus

9:00pm - Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers

Address: 505 Williamson Rd. SE Roanoke, VA 24011


A four-day music festival, Freedom First Down by Downtown will take place April 20-23 at venues across downtown Roanoke featuring dozens of musical performances ranging from country, folk, and blues to acoustic, Americana, and jazz. The festival happens in conjunction with marathon weekend to highlight downtown Roanoke’s vibrant music scene while providing the race community with an entire weekend of live music, fun experiences, and community. 

For full weekend schedule and participating venues, please visit

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111 Franklin Plaza
Suite 333
Roanoke, VA 24011 US

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