Concerts on the Village Green for 2019


JUNE, JULY, and AUGUST, Friday evenings, 7:30 pm - 9 pm,

on the VILLAGE GREEN, in the new Band Shelter. 

NOTE:  IF heavy RAIN is in the forecast, the concert will be in the GRANARY, upstairs.  

Please bring chairs or blankets for inside or outside.

Ready-to-eat food by a local truck will be at the Village Green for delicious supper offerings. 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.   Picnickers are always welcome.  Concerts are free, but a basket is passed this summer for a lighting system for the newly built BAND PAVILION.  

JIM THORN will be the sound engineer.  


June 7      Steve Van Hook, vocals and guitar reflecting on daily life, spinning tales of the past, and Jim Colbert, colorful vocals combined with artful guitar, banjo, ukulele, and harmonica, playing indie folk rock. Brazilian Munchies Food Truck

June 14     Mitch Angle  -  guitar and vocal with a mix of Rock, Folk Rock, Grunge, and Country. Brazilian Munchies Food Truck

June 21    Nittany Knights Barber Shop Chorus - The Nittany Knights Barbershop Chorus presents American classics, pop favorites, show tunes and more, in close-harmony a cappella style.  

June 28     Ken Baxter -  A New England native, Ken Baxter worked as a professional firefighter by day and entertainer by night, headlining one of New England's most popular bands as guitarist, piano player, and singer-songwriter.  Ken can currently be found in his Lemont recording studio where he is finishing a memoir and recording an album of original music to accompany his writing project, The Philosophy of Arson.   

July 5      Christopher Kent - an award-winning songwriter and lifelong performer - his songs are inspiring, funny,  thought-provoking and occasionally heart-breaking. Songwriter’s Monthly Magazine called him: “"An artist with true versatility."  

July 12     Richard Sleigh - harmonica virtuoso 

July 19      Hops and Vines - Johnathan McVerry and Christy Clancy - an acoustic rock  duo that plays a little bit of everything. The band's mission is to perform songs we  love, but we don't hear all of the time.  They bring some of the best, most powerful vocals in Happy Valley  Brazilian Munchies Food Truck

July 26      Side Project - Breanne Knepp; Lead Vocal, Keys, Rhythm Guitar; Preston Knepp: Lead Guitar, Supporting Vocals; Pete Horm: Bass Guitar, Supporting Vocals; Geoff Conrad: Drums, Supporting Vocals. Cover band with a blend of feel good music for all. Set lists feature music ranging from 70’s southern rock to dance hits of the new millennium and all stops in-between.  

August 2   Beaver Avenue Beggers - Dave F. McKee, drums; Jerre Price, guitar, vocals; Joe Roberts, keyboards, vocals; Ralf Southard, vocals; Eileen Christman, keyboards, violin, vocals; Pat Elliott, guitar, vocals; and Eric Rosengrant, bass.  

 August 9  OverheaD - Eileen Christman, keyboards, violin,  bass and vocals: Kevin Fagley, guitar, bass, drums, and vocals; Tom Mallouk, vocals, guitar, and bass, and Rick Plut, drums, guitar, and vocals playing classic rock.  

August 16  The Project - John Wise - John Wise, classic piano-based rock, mostly Elton John and Billy Joel, 

August 23  Acoustic Artifacts - Jerre Price, guitar and vocals; and Eileen Christman, violin, keyboard, vocals; playing originals and covers of Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and the Mama's and the Papa's. Brazilian Munchies Food Truck

August 30  Tussey Mountain Moonshiners - Gwen Stimely, banjo; Steve Buckalew, mandolin & fiddle; Steve Crawford, guitar; Jeremy Tosten guitar; Bill Stetz, bass. Everybody sings and everybody plays amazing bluegrass, including many original songs, served up with a generous helping of joy and fun. Brazilian Munchies Food Truck


Sue Smith,
May 6, 2019, 11:24 AM