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.
Tussey Mountain Moonshiners – Steve Buckalew, Marc "Slim“ Prave, Gwen Stimely, Steve Crawford, and Jeremy Tosten, playing amazing, prize winning bluegrass
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, & Bill Ritzman, 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 Chris and Megan McGarry - Berklee College of Music fiddler, multi- instrumentalist, and vocalist, Megan McGarry, performs with her father, Chris, (guitar, banjo, mandolin), playing traditional and original Appalachian rooted music.
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
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 The Project - John Wise, classic piano-based rock, mostly Elton John and Billy Joel.
August 19 Tyne & the Fastlyne - Tyne Palazzi - banjo & lead vocals; Wiggus - guitar, mandolin; John "JK" Kennedy - upright bass; Kevin
Lowe - drums.
August 26 Hops and Vines - Jonathan McVerry, vocals and guitar, and Christy Clancy, vocals, an acoustic rock duo that plays a little bit of everything.
Excellent sound work is provided by Jim Thorn and Simon Coffin - two real pros! Thank you.