|... in the hills of wild, wonderful West Virginia!|
Chestnut Ridge Park's
2013 Mountain Music Concert Series
All concerts will begin at 6:00 pm and end at approximately 8:30 pm.
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Saturday, June 22nd:
From The Hip
"Shooting ‘from the hip’, these pickers just love to play music and bring some high energy fun to the stage. Influenced by traditional music of the past as well as contemporary ‘new grass’ sounds, FTH offers up their own arrangements with a “folksy new grass” sound."
Also on Saturday, June 22nd:
Rev. Willard's Acoustic Circus
Rev. Willard's Acoustic Circus is an all new line up from the hills of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Former Hillbilly Gypsy, Jason Teel joins forces with Chris Rossi, Wayne Woods (East Run Band), Chalmers Wadell (Full Steam Ahead), and Pa. State Fiddle Champion Ray Bruckman. Get ready for some high powered bluegrass and old time music with a touch of swing and blues!
Saturday, July 6th:
The Halftime String Band
The Halftime String Band has
entertained audiences throughout the Appalachian region, and
as far away as
Saturday, July 20th:
The Wild Rumpus
Hailing from Fayetteville, WV, The Wild Rumpus is an
original string band, forging a sound that has one foot
stomping in the past and the other stomping in the present
as they roll together bluegrass, swing, country, and rock &
roll for a style that is uniquely their own. Their influences
range from Leonard Cohen to Jimmy Martin and touch
everything in between resulting in this high-energy,
Appalachian stomp-grass dance band!
Saturday, August 3rd:
New band info coming soon....
Also on Saturday, August 3rd:
Saturday, August 17th:
Hickory Wind Band
"High Fidelity" magazine reviewed Hickory Wind's 1978 album Crossing Devil's Bridge saying: "exhilarating ensemble sound . . . infusing Appalachian modes with modern firepower . . . folk/rock at it's most ambitious may not be dead after all." Today four of the founding members of the band have kept in touch, playing together when possible. Old-time, bluegrass, Celtic, rock-and-roll, unique originals - these guys are still writing, still playing, still excited about music.
Saturday, August 31st:
"Stewed Mulligan blends the old
backwoods sound with clever Country Rock to create music
that could have been birthed in a basement by the
illegitimate sons of The Band. If Fat Albert's Junkyard band
had an Appalachian bizarro group, they would be called
Pets must be leashed AT ALL times and waste picked up and disposed of properly. Pets that disturb others will be expelled from park.
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