THURSDAY LINEUP – August 4, 2016
Welcome to Canoegrass from our NEW Wagner Subaru Front Porch Stage! Riding Flights features the folk and americana stylings of Dustin Moore and Dan Spaugy.
FRIDAY LINEUP – AUGUST 5, 2016 (Subject to change)
Take a peek at our lineup and make plans for a memorable weekend. We are opening earlier this year! Take the Friday off work and enjoy more music, time on the river and more time to relax at camp.
Jay Cullis is a writer, musician and teacher from Covington, Ohio. He plays a variety of covers and originals – from blues to country to classic rock and roll. His website is www.jayfordcullis.com and he is the editor of The Outlet (www.outletmediareviews.org) a music, book and film review website.
The Vintage Ramblers play traditional style Bluegrass music. Charlie Hoskins (Guitar); Brian Aldridge (Mandolin); Johnny Wax (Banjo); Jim Burns(Bass) and Gil Benson (Fiddle/Dobro). All members sing lead and/or harmony vocals. Playing Traditional Bluegrass Music in the style of Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe and other traditional artists.
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5:30 pm – The Goldsberrys and Friends – Columbus, OH
The Goldsberrys is an acoustic duo focused on old-timey bluegrass and original tunes, spiced with folk and jamgrass. We love playing as a duo, but also very grateful for our many talented musical friends who add various elements to our sound, to form The Goldsberrys & Friends.
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7:30 pm – Fox Valley Harvest – Columbus, OH
Fox Valley Harvest has roots that run as deep as the Appalachian valley these gents call home. Poignant songwriting and rich thee part vocal harmonies elevate you to the peak of the mountain while keeping your feet tapping in the valley below.
9:30 pm – The Repeating Arms– Miamisburg, OH
Three piece group. Max Nunery plays banjo,guitar,lap steel and sings back-up. Harold Hensley plays acoustic guitar and sings. Chip Pritchard plays upright bass and sings back-up vocals.And Brian Spirk plays mandolin. The Repeating Arms try to write songs from the heart. Songs that they care about.
SATURDAY LINEUP – AUGUST 6, 2016 (Subject to Change)
There will be plenty of jamming taking place around camp, on the river and our canoe jam here areas. Our schedule includes five performers to keep us jamming all day long and into the night
10:30 am – Sugargrove Bluegrass – Miami County, OH
Since their beginning in 2004 Miami county’s – Sugar Grove, has been gaining respect of both audiences and peers with their vocals, instrumentation, & well-chosen mix of material.
While this consists mainly of contemporary and traditional bluegrass songs, audiences are often surprised with Sugar Grove’s take on some of their favorite country and pop songs as well.
The band, Daryl Duncan (vocals & guitar), Craig Shaffer (banjo & vocals), Ethan Smith (mandolin & vocals), and Al Turnbull (upright bass & vocals), performs at many local venues, such as The Clifton Opera House, Greenville’s Annie Oakley Festival, and The Tipp City Roller Mill
12:30 pm – The Devil Doves – Columbus, OH
The Devil Doves are riding the success of their self-titled debut record, released on the DIY label Mingo Town Music, and are branching out from their usual garage sale and grocery store gig. Fronted by Junior Kauffman’s rough vocals and insightful lyrics, and backed the uptempo and aggressive styles of Kyle “Headband” Davis on the cajon and Rico “Thunderstorm” Nassau on the bass, the Devil Doves have become a favorite within the Columbus scene. With the addition of Jeff “Pretty Fingers” Straw on the keys and the occasional guest appearance of So Long Stargazer’s Kristin Green on backing vocals, the double D’s continue to build a fan base throughout Ohio and beyond with their energetic live performances and creative songwriting.
3:00 pm – Old News – Dayton, OH
Old News are C.Hartman , Scott Cumpston and Casey Abbott of Dayton, Ohio. Performing original tunes with their three guitar…s and unique voices; they’ve taken songs they’ve crafted individually over time and together bring them new life, finishing some other ones along the way and creating new ones every day.
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5:00 pm – Erika Hughes and the Well Mannered – Columbus, OH
Erika Hughes and The Well Mannered is an original Americana band from Columbus, Ohio. They are merging traditional bluegrass styles with classic country, rock,and heartfelt songwriting. Erika’s band is a collection of experienced country, bluegrass, and rock musicians who help compose and perform her original music.
Erika is from a small lake town in Northeastern Ohio, she studied Voice and Music Theory at Otterbein College. Erika has been performing throughout Ohio at bars and venues showcasing her talents since 2010. Her sweet and sultry voice has been said to recall that of Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris. Live performances are appreciated and enjoyed by Music Lovers of all ages.
7 pm – Woody Pines – Nashville, TN
Ragtime, Boogie, Viper Jazz, Lighting Speed Folk. Full of stomp and swing, and jump and jive. It’s old-time feel-good music …done by a young master who clearly understands that this kind of music was always about having a great time.
If you’re wondering where the music of Nashville troubadour WOODY PINES comes from, look to the streets. It was on the streets as a professional busker that Woody first cut his teeth, drawing liberally from the lost back alley anthems and scratchy old 78s of American roots music, whether country blues, jugband, hokum, or hillbilly. Heavy rollicking street performances are the key to some of today’s best roots bands, like Old Crow Medicine Show (Woody and OCMS’ Gill Landry used to tour the country in their own jugband), and they’re the key to Woody’s intensely catchy rhythms, jumpy lyrics, and wildly delirious sense of fun. Woody traveled all over the streets of this country, road testing his songs, drawing from the catchiest elements of the music he loved and adding in hopped-up vintage electrification to get that old country dancehall sound down right.
That’s why the songs on his new self-titled release WOODY PINES (released May 28 on underground label Muddy Roots Recordings) are so hot. This is gonzo folk music, the kind of raise-the-rafters, boot-shakin’ jump blues that used to be banging out of juke joints all over the South in the late 1940s, but now it’s burning into the earholes of a younger generation of Nashville kids, all looking for music with deep roots and something to hang on to.
9 pm Blue Caboose – Cincinnati, OH
These guys brought down the house during the first three years of Canoegrass! They have quickly become favorites of Canoegrass nation and they will close out the weekend on the Camp Stage. Blue Caboose is an original folk band from Cincinnati, Ohio. Beginning in 2011, they spent a year developing their fun and unique stage show, and by the summer of 2012 had found themselves as busy as popcorn on a skillet. Their first album, Modern Limited was released in August of 2012, and within one year, has sold nearly 1000 copies. Blue Caboose is on a mission to get everyone smiling, dancing, singing along, clapping your hands and stomping your feet. They are a perfect fit for Canoegrass as their songs remind us all of their favorite things; The Ohio River Valley, trains, rivers, mountains, farmland, lakes, hiking, canoeing, good food, blue skies and family. Head to camp appreciating the simple pleasures in a world overstimulated with high tech gadgets and machinery.
Their strong repertoire of original music written, composed and combined by all members of the band are what sets them apart from the average traditional bluegrass ensemble. Their unique vocals that are accompanied with harmonies of the highs and lows are the only parts of their songs that give their fingers pause from the fast picking solos and instrumentation. They are tight and dynamic with an “In-your-face” style of playing fast and fluent, one song into the next
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