2019 Performers

Here are the acts we have confirmed to date!

Backyard BBQ Band

The Black-Eyed Susans

The Bottlesnakes specialize in 20s and 30s piano/guitar blues from St. Louis and beyond. Performing originals, low-down blues, raucous stomps and ragged hokum.

Cobalt Blues Band are three guys who jam blues together and decided to take the audience suggestion to form a TRADITIONAL BLUES group. Authentic, fun and dance-able.

Candy Foster has been performing classic rhythm and blues throughout the Midwest for 40 years. Born in Danville, and based in Champaign‐Urbana since the 1960s, Candy is well‐known as one of the hardest working blues singers in the area.

The Cody Sisters remind you of a simpler slower time, With soft sister harmonies, they bring Old Time, Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Jazz, Folk, and Modern Bluegrass together in a completely unique sound.

Dom Flemons is a GRAMMY Award Winner, Two-Time EMMY Nominee, and 2019 WAMMIE Award Winner. Known as “The American Songster,” his repertoire covers over 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes.

Emily Anne Band is a San Francisco-based down-home glam band who have developed their own brand of Americana-infused tunes.

Humbird stretches between experimental folk and environmental Americana to embrace the unexpected.

Kyshona Armstrong is a music therapist gone rogue. She has a natural gift for using music to tap into emotion and audiences will often find a common thread of overcoming, hope, and empowerment in her songwriting and storytelling. Check out her TEDx Nashville video.

Lilli Lewis is genre/identity bending artist with a singular voice. She has two releases on Louisiana Red Hot Records, her 2016 single “O, Let Your Light Shine Bright” and the 2018 critically acclaimed solo piano album “The Henderson Sessions.”

Maria Carelli hailing from Ludlow, Kentucky, Carrelli draws strongly from Appalachian bluegrass and traditional country music, transitioning between upbeat tempos and melody-driven ballads.

Miss Hannah Rae Entertaining the whole family through singing, movement, playing instruments, and puppets!

Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters are a four piece Country, blue collar Americana band from Indiana.

The Steel City Jug Slammers are an old-fashioned jug band who delight audiences with original music from an era mostly forgotten.

Whiskey Bent Valley Boys will take you through the hills of ol’ Kentucky, bearing the stores, traditions and liquor that date back a century. This old-time band delivers with an intensity that would knock the sock’s right off of their forefathers feet.

The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers perform original songs that are a refreshing brand-new take on old-time country. Their music recalls classic hillbilly music, while bringing a distinctly modern and lively touch to the Americana genre.

The Young and the Fretless

The Young and the Fretless plays old-time mountain music on the prairie–a mix of Appalachian Mountain and Midwestern tunes and songs.