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Sounds Good Festival 2023



The Sounds Good Festival returns to Palatine Park in Fairmont, WV  on JULY 29, 2023 as the Appalachian Soul Man, Aristotle Jones, brings his regional radio show and podcast “Sounds Good to Me with Aristotle Jones” to the stage for a third year. 

The Sounds Good Festival is a FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT. 2023's festival theme is a Celebration of MIND, BODY, AND APPALCHIAN SOUL!  Plus this year Aristotle is celebrating the release of his highly anticipated new album "MOUNTAIN DOO WOP & THE STREETS OF OSAGE" 

and he's bringing some of the best performers in the state to the Sounds Good Festival Stage.   


- Aristotle Jones, the Appalachian Soul Man from Morgantown, WV

- The Heavy Hitters, a funk band from Charleston and Huntington, WV 

- SHELEM, a Charleston WV based Rapper, TEDX Speaker, and NPR Slingshot Artist.

- HABATAT, Pittsburgh, PA, based funk and jam band

- Annie Neeley Band,  Soulful Folk vocalist from Clarksburg, WV


Be sure to catch up on all episodes of “Sounds Good To Me with Aristotle Jones” podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcast, or your favorite podcast streaming platform. We look forward to seeing you at Sounds Good Festival 2023

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Palatine Park, Fairmont, WV



Palatine Park is a scenic riverside park in Fairmont, WV that offers walking paths, a boat launch, picnic areas, green space, and a “splash pad” water play area for children. 

One of the biggest draws to the park is the popular Summer Event Series, where  top local, regional, and national touring musicians to perform live at the park's amphitheater. 

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Sounds Good Festival 2023 Musical Acts

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