Concerts on the Village Green for 2016

Our FREE Friday Concerts on the Lemont Village Green for 2016
will begin Friday, June 3rd until Friday, August 26th, for our 15th year.  Concerts are from 7:30 pm to 9 pm.

The great ready-to-eat food by Food for Thought truck will be at the Village Green for delicious supper offerings.

The 2016 Concert schedule is listed below.  Thanks to all our musicians who 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 3            The Briggadiers - Paul Bringman - mandolin and Kevin Briggs - guitar are                                 State College's bluegrass and miscellaneous string band duo.

June 10           Tussey Mountain Moonshiners – Steve Buckalew, Marc "Slim“ Prave, Gwen                           Stimely, Steve Crawford, and Jeremy Tosten,  playing amazing, prize winning                             bluegrass 

June 17           Steve Van Hook and Jim Colbert - Steve  - guitar and vocals and Jim - guitar                           and vocals playing folk Americana.

June 24          Acoustic Artifacts - Jerre Price - guitar and vocals; and Eileen Christman -                               violin, keyboards, and vocals, perform acoustic folk rock, including music by                               artists such as Neil Young, the Mamas and the Papas, Joni Mitchell, and                                     some originals.                     

July 1              Blind Horse Wagon - Doug Irwin, Bryan Homan, Sam Spurrier, Kevin Briggs                          originals and old time favorites

July 8              The Puddintown Roots Matt Rooke - lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic                             guitar; Lara Rooke - lead vocals, backing vocals, percussion; Scott Stilson  -                             lead vocals, backing vocals, keys, percussion; Carla Stilson - lead vocals,                                 backing vocals; Ben Henderson -lead vocals, backing vocals, keys, percussion;                         Jeremy Tosten - banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar; Mike Swanson - bass guitar,                             electric guitar; Steve Logue - drums, percussion; Sam Spurrier - dobro, with                             folk, folk-pop, and folk-rock cover  with folk, folk-pop, and folk-rock covers,                                 some very old, some new, with an emphasis on vocal harmonies..  

July 15             Carpal Tunnel String Band - John Lamancusa, John Letscher, and Mike Irvin                          playing Appalachian Old Time Music, fiddle guitar, banjo, and mandolin.         

July 22              Ride the Song - Jeremy Jack, banjo, guitar, lead vocals and harmony; Kevin                            Steiner, mandolin,guitar, lead vocals; Tim McMillen, guitar, harmonica, lead                                vocals and harmony

July 29             OverheaD - Wendy Hanson, vocals & drums; Kevin Fagley: vocals, guitar, and                           bass, Tom Mallouk: guitar and vocals;  Eileen Christman: violin, keyboard,                                   bass, and vocals, playing originals and classic rock.

August 5          Kenneth Baxter - Ken Baxter is a singer songwriting playwright... performs on                            piano and guitar                    

August 12         Hops and Vines – Jonathan McVerry, vocals and guitar, and Christy Clancy,                             vocals an acoustic rock duo that plays a little bit of everything.

August 19         Tyne & the Fastlyne - Tyne Palazzi - banjo & lead vocals; Wiggus - guitar,                                 mandolin; John "JK" Kennedy - upright bass; Kevin Lowe - drums.

August 26         The Project - John Wise, classic piano-based rock, mostly Elton John and                               Billy Joel.

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

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