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Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival camping best kept secret

AUGUSTA, NJ (Sussex County) — Some people spend a weekend camping to become one with nature. Others crave peace and quiet. But the several hundred campers at Rock, Ribs & Ridges will join a group of like-minded partyers to enjoy three days of great music, awesome barbeque and a cold beverage with friends old and new.

While tent camping spots are plentiful, RV spaces are going fast. Now is the time to book your camping reservations for the 13th annual edition of Rock, Ribs & Ridges. Presented by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall the festival, takes place June 23-25 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta.

This year’s music lineup features headliners Artimus Pyle Band (Friday), 38 Special (Saturday) and Blackberry Smoke (Sunday). Other not-to-be-missed acts include the Devon Allman Project, Samantha Fish featuring Jesse Dayton and Dead on Live performing Grateful Dead Favorites, among others.

There are multiple camper perks, including a special campers-only concert Saturday night featuring Preacher Stone and Friends, 24-hour access to restrooms and showers and a Sunday Morning Breakfast Get Together.

RV Passes are going fast and will sell out, so buy your 2023 camping and RV passes now. Prices subject to change without notice. Festival savvy-saver pricing is now in effect, with up to 22 percent off gate prices.

Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival is produced by Promo1, a 40-year-plus event marketing production company based in Fairfield, N.J. It also produces the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning, which takes flight July 28 – 30, and is in its 40th year.

For all the festival info and to purchase tickets, visit

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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