Saturday, August 18, 2018
Noon – 8pm - Bluegrass Music
Noon - Black Diamond
1pm - Allegheny Drifters
2pm - Colebrook Road
3pm - Tussey Mountain Moonshiners
4pm - Black Diamond
5pm - Allegheny Drifters
6pm - Colebrook Road
7pm - Tussey Mountain Moonshiners
11am – 8pm - Food Vendors
11am - 8pm - Vendors
1pm – 4pm - Children’s Activities
11am – 8pm - Re-enactor Village
Sunday, August 19, 2018
8:30am – Mountain Laurel 5K Run/Walk
10am – Church Service – Main Stage
11am – 5pm - Bluegrass Music
11am - Robert Mabe Band
1pm - Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers
2pm - Robert Mabe Band
3pm - Well Strung
Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers
11am - 5pm - Food Vendors
11am - 5pm - Vendors
11am - 2pm - Children’s Activities
11am - 5pm - Re-enactor Village
A 5 piece string band that creates original music through banjo, mandolin, upright bass, guitar, dobro and fiddle – Colebrook Road achieves a 20th century sound through 21st century songs.
Based out of Harrisburg Pennsylvania but performing all over the MidAtlantic region, Colebrook Road is an original band. Almost ninety percent of what they perform is from original compositions from within the band. The unique sound of the band comes from years studying music theory and bluegrass music in particular, while putting a modern spin on that old sound through original songwriting and arrangement of three and four part vocal harmony.
Band's web site
Black Diamond Bluegrass
Coming from the mountains of Western Maryland and Pennsylvania, Black Diamond brings energy and drive to their performances by way of traditional and contemporary songs as well as original compositions. Each member is a Journeyman instrumentalist, vocalist and all around performer.
The band plays dates in MD, WV, VA, and PA.
The band consists of:
Nick Blough of Wellersburg, PA on Lead Guitar, Lead and Harmony Vocals.
Vic King of Fairmont, WV; Bass and Harmony Vocals.
Christian Blaney of Wellersburg, PA, Lead Guitar, Lead and Harmony Vocals.
Paul Ferry of Latrobe, PA, Banjo and Harmony Vocals.
The band plays dates in MD, WV, VA and PA; events include Bluegrass & Art Festivals, Theater, Street Performances as well as private events such as weddings and parties. Band's web site
We are a five piece bluegrass band out of the Slippery Rock, PA. area and have been playing traditional and nontraditional bluegrass music since June of 2004. The members of this band come from diverse backgrounds which allows them to create and cover music from different genres all in a bluegrass style. We enjoy playing to our audience and we never fail to get them involved in our shows-it is not unusual to see the floor bouncing with dancers! Band's web site
From the western foothills of the Alleghenies, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Drifters have presented their exciting style of bluegrass for over a decade. Their engaging, fast-paced show appeals to all ages with fine bluegrass classics, strong soulful vocals and blazing instrumentals. They’ve earned a national reputation for superb song selection and good old-fashioned energy
Bob Artis and Bernie Cunningham's natural duet blend echoes the sound and feeling of the golden age of bluegrass. When joined by the high harmony of bassist Karen Artis, this band presents a warm, authentic sound that touches the heart. Add Bob's soulful mandolin and
the exciting banjo and fiddle work of Radford Vance and Michele Birkby-Vance and you have an unbeatable bluegrass sound straight from the heart of the
old Alleghenies. Band's web site
Tussey Mountain Moonshiners
Winners of the 2010 DelFest Bluegrass Band Competition, the Tussey Mountain Moonshiners hail from central PA, honoring the bluegrass traditions of the region. Their musical style ranges from traditional to Americana, with a dash of old time, and includes a captivating mix of unique, original songs. Their on-stage chemistry, amplified by the fun and strong connection they have with their audience, makes a Moonshiners show an experience not to be missed! Band's web site
Robert Mabe Band
Robert Mabe is a banjo player, singer/songwriter, banjo teacher, from the hills of North Carolina.
His influences cover a wide range of music from bebop jazz to traditional bluegrass.
Robert has recorded/performed with Larry Keel, Clay Jones, and Patrick McAvinue, to name a few, and is currently touring the country to promote his new solo project "Somewhere in the Middle". He also performed his new project at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards on September 30th, 2016. Band's web site
Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers
draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Mitch Hall and Ed Croft hail from the mountains and river towns of southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Band's web site