It's night one of the 2015 Sacramento Music Festival, but the successful tone being struck by this-remixed event is three years in the making, with a steady increase in the number of genres and national acts featured.
It's a change that's helped increase pre-sale tickets by 30 percent since 2012.
FOX40 found some Deke Dickerson devotees in the Firehouse Lot.
"I like how fast he plays the guitar. it's always kinds cool," said Nicole Kraus of Carmichael.
When asked about Dickerson's show Friday, she said "It's a lot of fun. They're a lot of fun. The fact that they can all place each other's instruments is neat to see."
"We've got four-day passes, so we'll be here all weekend," Kraus' friend Caitlyn Huber.
Before closing out his set, alternative country, rockabilly, hillbilly, western swing band master Deke Dickerson stepped off the stage to give us, well, a show within a show.
He eefed right into our FOX40 cameras.
That's right, he eefed.
Think of it as beatboxing Appalachian-style, and take a listen.