The Starting Lineup
Bow Thayer BandBow Thayer is an accomplished and prolific songwriter who cultivates influences from the worlds of rock, blues, folk, prog, bluegrass and everything and anything in between to produce music that is heartfelt, soulful and uniquely his.
Rick Redington & The LuvRick Redington & The Luv are one of Vermonts Best Kept Secrets & They Spread More Love & Deep Hearted Vibes Than A Late Night Rave At Your Favorite Jamband Festy! If You Haven't Seen Them... Then Maybe You Haven't Yet Met Your One True Luv! Power Trio Meets Folk Star With Some Special Funk Sauce In Between The Grooves. Shows Already This Summer With Melvin Seals & Ike Willis With Some Big Head Todd & Keller Williams On The Horizon!!
WelterWeightsKelly Ravin, Lowell Thompson, Erin Cassels-Brown, Willoughby Morse. Rock and Roll Music from Burlington, VT.
Mamma's MarmaladeMamma’s Marmalade rides the edge between traditional and progressive music. While their sound calls listeners back to when wooden instruments and sweet vocal harmonies captivated the hearts of America, their innovative songwriting and unique blend of genres brings an exciting new energy to American music.
Choirs of AetherBow Thayer presents “Choirs of Aether,” a side project that explores the boundaries of traditional music and things undiscovered. Last year, Thayer was invited to play the Discovery Jazz Fest in Burlington, VT. To commemorate this special event, Thayer decided to tackle the avant world of Sun Ra and his Arkestra. Starting with the release of a live performance of Sun Ra music at the 2017 No Town Festival in Stockbridge, VT, Choirs of Aether is launched. Choirs of Aether will now forge ahead as a
Krishna Guthrie BandKrishna Guthrie has played all over the world with his famous grandfather, Arlo, but now feels right at home in Vermont. The Krishna Guthrie Band AKA KGB will be playing the main stage on Friday.
SoulTreeA Soultree experience is sure to leave audiences emotionally uplifted. Some key songs include "Vitality," a song about using music as a vehicle for overcoming personal struggles instead of hard drugs, "Sweet Your Dreams," and "Serene Vision Daydream" instantly strike a sultry romantic chord in listeners.
New Nile OrchestraNew England’s Finest Ethiopian Funk
Ethiopian singer/dancer Kiflu Kidane and his band New Nile Orchestra have been performing their high energy brand of world music for more than 20 years across New England. The infectious rhythms from the band combined with Kidane’s remarkable dancing and singing inspire even the most committed wall flower to get up and dance.
Kidane was born to dance. His musical family encouraged him to express himself. By the time he could walk, he could dance. By the time
Nathan ByrneNathan Byrne is a Vermont singer songwriter whose influences go back well before his years of existence. Convinced that a great song does not need to adhere to the boundaries of genre or time, Nathan is dynamic performer that strives to take listeners on a journey that will never be the same twice.
Seven LeavesVermont-based Rock & Roll Jam band with a reggae twist.
An eclectic mix of culture and sound.
Hudson's CrewHudson's Crew is a rock group from Saugerties, New York. Their music has been strongly influenced by both heavy blues and folk rock where catchy tunes and powerful vocals lay at the forefront of every song.
Sisterhood of the Silk RoadThe Sisterhood of the Silk Road was created in Rutland, Vermont in 2006. The troupe performs in haflas, shows and festivals in the greater Vermont area.
Miss Guided AngelsMiss Guided Angels came together as Lisa Gardner and George Nostrand began playing together at the Highline Lodge in Killington. The two singer-songwriters added percussionist Bob Campbell and soon after lured Louisville fiddler, Jimmy Kalb into the mix. Influences include Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams, as well as CCR and Pure Prairie League. The band caught local attention through events like Hops on Top in Rutland and festivals like Harvest Moon and NoTown. This year they are also appearing
River Frog" An eclectic blend of acoustic based blue collar Americana...Hard Folk by definition... weaving pop,
blues, country, rock, bluegrass and reggae with true
to life lyrics into a vibrant musical tapestry..."
Jo MoonJo Moon grew up in northern VT loving popular music from the 20's through the 90's and playing piano and singing since age five. She attended Berklee in Boston.. Her bluesy jazz infused ragtime melodies will move you deeply while her piano playing touches a familiar vein that rocks your soul and tingles the extremities. She sings a colorful story of life, loss, love and laughter.