SATURDAY 10:30 am-1:30 pm
EMERGING ARTISTS SHOWCASE
Indian Summer Jars
Indian Summer Jars is an all original act. Three part harmonies and meaningful lyrics are our foundation. Soulful and inspiring indie/folk music!
Bingman is a singer/songwriter playing the circuits since age 16. She has three studio albums and opened for several acts such as Christina Lavin.
Olds and the Absolution
Folk and blues songwriter from Lancaster PA.
The Wild Hymns
Blending dreamy neo-folk/pop, Americana and mellow folk-rock, the Wild Hymns are the songs of Megan Woodland and her band with her husband, guitarist Jeff Hewitt.
Justin Angelo Band
Angelo blends folk and blues guitar with brilliantly crafted lyrics that poetically illustrate his deep sense of passion, emotion and consciousness.
Mackenzie Paige is an 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Lancaster County, Pa. She is known for capturing her listeners’ attention with her storytelling lyrics and heartfelt emotion.
EMMANUEL NSINGANI AND MOMO BAZ
SATURDAY 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We are proud to present Emmanuel
Nsingani with Momo Baz, originally from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Emmanuel Nsingani has been playing music all of his life, immersing himself in the world of jazz, gospel and, of course, Congolese rumba/soukous. Momo Baz pairs perfectly with Emmanuel’s diverse style of music. Ms. Baz’s music is inspired by African rhythms combined with jazz and traditional Congolese music.
SHANE SPEAL AND THE SNAKES
SATURDAY 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
York, PA’s Shane Speal is the world’s foremost master
of the cigar box guitar, a primitive stringed instrument cobbled together from discarded wood, guitar strings and and empty box. Shane Speal is responsible for the modern resurgence of the cigar box guitar, a once forgotten instrument of American blues and roots music.
SATURDAY 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Words are made to bless, flutes and fiddles to sound, and feet to dance. It was in this spirit that IRISH BLESSING was born with a vision of presenting the purest forms of traditional Irish music and dance to the world.
SATURDAY 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Multi-instrumentalist, Eileen Kozloff, has won awards for her singing, playing and songwriting. She is known for her pick-less style of diatonic autoharp playing, soaring vocals, and commanding performances. Her songs fuse traditional sensibilities with a contemporary vibe and are liberally peppered with themes of peace and justice.
BUFFALO MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS
10AM – 11AM
The Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Band is a brother/sister duo featuring Autumn and Canyon Moore. They have been performing together since 2008. They play a variety of styles including bluegrass, gospel, and Celtic. The duo has performed at a variety of venues, including the PA state Farm Show opening ceremonies and the Pittsburgh national 4-H Convention
NERFA PRESENTS YOUNG FOLK
SUNDAY 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
SUNDAY 12:15PM – 1:15PM
Hard Travelin’ is a band based in Central Pennsylvania. They perform original songs and cover the great songs of Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Springsteen, and many others. The core of the group encompasses Doug Morris; a champion of social activism in both song and community, and Joe Cooney; a mainstay of the local acoustic music scene. Harmony, instrumental diversity, and a passion for their craft are hallmarks of Hard Travelin’s performances.
1:30PM – 2:45PM
Full of energy and surprise, wit and subtlety, Twisted Pine has quickly become one of the most acclaimed young string bands in the Northeast. Audiences across the US and UK have been drawn to their forthright songwriting, lush harmonies, musical daring, and “charismatic appeal,” to quote Grammy-winner Alison Brown. Winners of the 2014 Freshgrass band competition and finalists at the 2015 Rockygrass contest, Twisted Pine has played major events from Greyfox to Green River to Glasgow’s Celtic Connections and beyond.
JOHN TERLAZZO AND VOICES IN THE HALL
3:00PM – 4PM
John Terlazzo’s well-crafted compositions feature thoughtful and powerful lyrics set within memorable melodies. Joining Terlazzo will be Kristina Machusick on vocals, flute and recorders, Paul Wegmann on vocals, lead guitars and bass and J.D. Stillwater on drums