Concerts on the Village Green for 2016

Our FREE Friday Concerts on the Lemont Village Green for 2016
will begin Friday, June 3rd for our 16th year. 
 Concerts are from 7:30 pm to 9 pm.

We hope that ready-to-eat food by Food for Thought, a new "food truck" will be at the Village Green for delicious supper offerings.

The concerts from 2015 are listed below.  Watch this space after March 30 for the listing for 2016.  Interested performers are welcome to email to see about booking.  All musicians play for the fun of playing in a terrific venue.

We have an exciting line-up with some who have performed before and several new-to-us.  The schedule is filled for thirteen Friday nights.  Picnickers are always welcome.  Concerts are free, but a basket is passed to help support the Granary renovation projects. 

 June 5          The Briggadiers Paul Brigman, guitar and Kevin Bridges on mandolin                                        playing bluegrass, Old Time and miscellaneous string band duets, with a variety                        of styles, and their own compositions. Their goal is to entertain audience                                    members of all ages and musical preferences

 June 12         Doug Irwin Family and Friendsfolk music, with guest appearances by                                    friends and family playing and singing original songs and covers

 June 19     Tyne and the Fastlyne - Tyne Palazzi - banjo & lead vocals; Wiggus –                                       guitar, mandolin; John "JK" Kennedy - upright bass; Kevin Lowe – drums  playing                      progressive bluegrass, rock, blues, Celtic and Americana style music and originals

 June 26        Deb Gilmore– Singer songwriter, returning to our stage with her mom, Michelle                          Katz

 July 3         Robin YukikoRobin Yukiko & Friends - Piano pop-rock with musical                                       theater tones featuring Mallory Molina (trombone, vocals), Joanna                                               Bridge (vocals), Marshall Biever (drums), and Chris Fuller (bass)

  July 10       The Dystractions -  Jason Beale will be playing reggae and classic                                            rock.  That day there will be music beginning at 3 for Lemont Fest.  Check the                            schedule at Fest

July 17         Steve Van Hook and Joe Belle, with Steve on the guitar and vocals and Joe                              on ukulele, guitar, banjo, and harmonica and vocals playing folk Americana     

 July 24         Carpal Tunnel String Band - John Lamancusa, John Letscher, Benita                                      Hathaway, and Mike Irvin playing Appalachian Old Time Music, fiddle guitar,                              banjo, and mandolin.

July 31        OverheaD - includes Eileen Christman, keyboards, violin, bass and vocals:                                Kevin Fagley, guitar, bass, drums, and vocals; Wendy Hanson vocals,                                        percussion, and guitar; Tom Mallouk, vocals, guitar, and bass; and Richard                                Plut,drums, guitar, and vocals, playing classic rock

 August 7      Tussey Mountain Moonshiners – Steve Buckalew, Marc “ Slim“ Prave, Gwen                         Stimely, and special guest,  playing amazing bluegrass             

August 14    The ProjectJohn Wise, vocals, piano, playing classic piano based rock, Billy                           Joel, Elton John and others.

 August 21    Hops and VinesJonathan McVerry, vocals and guitar, and Christy Clancy                             vocals

 August 28     Ridge and Valley String BandMark Ralston, banjo, fiddle, vocals;                                         Dave Lauder,  guitar; and Charlie Arentz, fiddle and vocals.

Excellent sound work is provided by Jim Thorn and Simon Coffin - two real pros!  Thank you.