Free Range Folk's sound comes from years of singing and picking together around the fire at 14 Acre Farm and in their studio in Jim Thorpe PA. “Free range folk” is how the band originally described their sound, and because of their interests they felt it was a good name for the band as well.
Free Range Folk is a rustic down-home band with an energy that can go from laid-back country back porch picking, to dreamy campfire music, to full on rock and roll.
Terry Strongheart has been playing music since he was 14...lately he has been concentrating on his own music...writing, preforming, recording. This past year he has been performing all types of venues as both solo/accoustic and duo or band. Terry loves doing all kinds of covers and originals. He is so excited to see what wonderful things will be experienced on his journey.
The Eclectic Circus is a group of performers brought together through their love of hoop dance and the circus arts. They are a circus arts collective of 10+ performers featuring hoop dancers, stilt walkers, fire artists, aerial acrobats and more!
Ian Gallagher is an accomplished musician, trained in classical, jazz, blues, funk, and everything in between. He has played with some of the areas biggest bands, including Me and My Uncle and Serene Green and worked with nationally touring acts, The Adam Ezra Group and Outside the Wall. He has performed at considerable venues such as Musikfest, the Artsquest Center, The Blockley, the Mayflora Music Festival, The Sherman Theater, and plenty more. His live shows consist of all different instruments hooked up to a looping machine to create a full band sound with only one person, performing music from the Grateful Dead to Lorde, and originals. It’s definitely not something to miss!
Eamon Murray has been performing as a solo artist for the past fifteen years in addition to playing guitar in bands such as The Foolz and Wandering Root. His large repertoire of music includes both original songs as well as covers with musical influences that range from punk, funk, alternative, bluegrass, with a touch of his own experimental improvisation. He utilizes musical loops that he creates in order to bring a full sound to his solo performances. In addition to his own children, Eamon welcomes youngsters to come up and jam with him on percussion instruments that he provides so that everyone can share in the groove. Eamon has been an active musical participant in the Earth Day celebration in Jim Thorpe since 2006.
Travis & Asa are a acoustic folk duo featuring the guitarists of Lehigh Valley jamband 'Appalchian Gypsy Tribe,' playing a mix of original compositions and an eclectic set of covers.
Super Science & Amazing Art of PA along with Cathy Seachrist presents the Wiggly Worm Show. Come see how hard worms work to keep our environment clean. We will laugh and giggle, squirm and wiggle just like our stretchy friends do! Bring a smile and a big heart to this fun and educational science program.
Zayre Mountain balances the fresh and modern with a touch of the old school to create a very satisfying debut album of songs.
Dave Matsinko has been making music for most of his life. Dave is a accomplished multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, in addition to guitar and trumpet, Dave also plays banjo, mountain dulcimer, penny whistle, bass, mandolin, and fiddle. He has studied old time banjo with Tom Druckenmiller and has been influenced by the dulcimer playing of Bing Futch, Don Pedi and Stephen Seifert.
Matt Filer is a solo act, acoustic and harmonica, and lives in Jim Thorpe, PA. Mostly original, bluesy folk, depending on the direction of the wind.
Damian Walk is a acoustic soloist and songwriter who is following my lifetime dream of performing music and entertaining to all who enjoy live, raw acoustic guitar with powerful, articulate vocals. He has been playing & singing since the ripe age of 7. He learned to read and sing music and was playing trombone with marching and orchestral bands as well as Jazz bands till picking up the guitar as he turned 13 and never looking back. Damian has been playing professionally since he was 16 in local establishments as well as concert halls and numerous private shows throughout the 30 years of his musical venture. His latest move to becoming a soloist has only pushed my abilities higher and has given me the drive to explore many genres of music starting from the 60’s and taking him into the most modern of styles and unique sounds. His love for the acoustic guitar has flourished in the past 5-6 years and really helped him define his direction as a musician & singer. With many years of cover styles and performances behind his chops, he is now in the writing stage of his life and look forward to sharing all his original work as well as all the great cover music that has been popular throughout the many decades of his life. Please make sure to set a day or an evening aside to come join Damian and his guitar as he penetrates your ears with acoustic music that is sure to have you wanting more…
Magic Stew is a cauldron of groovin' feel good vibes served to you; Hot, Heavy, & Thick! Ready to keep you on your feet till the break of dawn!
The Senile Delinquints are a classic rock band like no other infusing their love of old school rock & roll with their adulation of the jam band scene. With influences like the Beatles, The Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin they are sure to keep your toes tapping and the taps flowing.
The JP Williams Blues Band performs electric and acoustic BLUES Chicago & Delta style music in numerous solo and group configurations in Northeastern PA. SMA Best Blues Band of the year 2016.
The band Hats was formed while playing tunes at the Broadway Grille in Jim Thorpe. Over a year and a half later the haberdashery has grown to the six-person bluegrass/folk lineup with Dasher on flute, Metz on mandolin, Filer on guitar and harmonica, Chris Holland on guitar and Jimmy Metz on banjo and dobro, while all lend their voices to create a full vocal sound.
The Appalachian Gypsy Tribe sound transcends the spectrum of music from one end to the next. Their creative songwriting touches down on multiple genres before soaring off again on a psychedelic sound craft. The musicianship has been building for years, and now it has come together as Appalachian Gypsy Tribe.
The band began playing together in July of 2012. Since then, AGT has exploded into Pennsylvania venues and festivals; gaining momentum and expanding their family base with a wide range of music styling and infectious songwriting. With each song, AGT brings a fresh and new atmosphere to the table. Their compositions are carefully layered with thick harmonies, intricate musical movements, deep rooted stories, and uplifting lyrics. Improvisation moves one song into the next,
leaving a surprise around every corner.
Michelle Gallagher is a Super Woo. She's been guiding people on an esoteric adventure in her classes and through meditation some of which can be found on Youtube. She is a Medium, Author & Soul Coach who is so excited to participate in this years festitivities by leading a guided meditation in Race Street Park, to get in touch with Mother Earth.