Past Performers

Past Performers

2016

31st Annual Festival

Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show (photo) Nashville Hayriders

Billy Strings

Rosine Diner’s Club

David Peterson

Glade City Rounders

Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show

Kings Highway

Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

  

2015

30th Annual Festival

Flatt Lonesome (Photo)

Town Mountain

Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers

Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

Breaking Grass

Barbwire Volume Five

Adkins and Loudermilk

Paul Bryant and Kentucky Border

King’s Highway

Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

 

2014

29th Annual Festival

Dry Branch Fire Squad (Photo)

Honeywagon

Feller & Hill and the Bluegrass Buckaroos

Trinity River Band

The Barefoot Movement

Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

Old Salt Union

Circa Blue

King’s Highway

The Shade Tree Players

Mandolin Orange

Keith Vincent

 

2013

28th Annual Festival

Pokey LaFarge (Photo)

Rhonda Vincent (Fine Arts Center)

Audie Blaylock and Redline Detour

Jerry Salley & Breakin’ New Ground

The Westbound Rangers

The Henhouse Prowlers

Hot Day at the Zoo

Sons of Bluegrass

King’s Highway

Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

 

2012

27th Annual Festival

The Del McCoury Band (Photo)

Audie Blaylock and Redline

Ronnie Reno & the Reno Tradition

Sierra Hull & Highway 111

The Special Consensus

The Roys Cumberland River

The Westbound Rangers

The Missy Werner Band

Mike Lilly – Wendy Miller and Country Grass

King’s Highway

The Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

2011

26th Annual Festival

The Grascals (Photo)

Marty Stuart (at Fine Arts Center)

Balsam Range

The HillBenders

Nora Jane Struthers & the Bootleggers

The Darrell Webb Band Bearfoot

The James King Band

Junior Sisk and Rambler’s Choice

King’s Highway

Grass Pistols

The Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

2010

25th Annual Festival

The Boxcars (Photo)

Patty Loveless (at Fine Arts Center)

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Claire Lynch & the Claire Lynch Band

Lou Reid & Carolina

The Packway Handle Band

The Fitzmaurice Band

The Art Gompers Band

Red Molly Country Saloon

King’s Highway

River City Bluegrass

Up-N-Gone

The Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

2009

24th Annual Festival

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (Photo)

The Greencards

Kenny & Amanda Smith

Gold Heart

The Midnight Ramblers

King’s Highway

The Men of the Week

The J-Unit

The Shade Tree Players

Keith Vincent

Silver Creek

Southern Flavor

Bluegrass Junction

2008

23rd Annual Festival

The SteelDrivers (Photo)

Larry Cordle & Lonesome

Standard Time

Blue Moon Rising

The Biscuit Burners

Chatham County Line

River City Buegrass

King’s Highway

Keith Vincent

The Shade Tree Pickers

2007

22nd Annual Festival

Cadillac Sky (Photo)

Dave Peterson & 1946

Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain Kickin’ Grass

Wildfire

Timberline Drive

The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers

River City Bluegrass

King’s Highway

John England & the Western Swingers

Mariachi Estrella

Keith Vincent

Fields of Home

2006

21st Annual Festival

The Circuit Riders (Photo)

Michelle Nixon & Drive

New Found Road

Two High String Band

Marley’s Ghost Piper

Road Spring Band

Brennen Leigh

Pickintime

Oro y Plata

John England & the Western Swingers

River City Bluegrass

Keith Vincent

Brad and Jean Parrott

2005

20th Annual Festival

Steep Canyon Rangers (Photo)

Dry Branch

Fire Squad

Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show

Blue Highway

Tennessee Gentlemen

Michelle Nixon & Drive

Silverado Bluegrass Band

Emily Singleton & Cumberland Plateau

LaTresa & the Signal

River City Bluegrass

John England & the Western Swingers

Mariachi Estrella

Keith Vincent

2004

19th Annual Festival

The Nashville Bluegrass Band (Photo)

Dave Peterson & 1946

Blue Moon Rising

The Roland White Band

Brennan Leigh

Pickintime

River City Bluegrass

Ally White and Reynold’s

Station CRS

John England & the Western Swingers

Mariachi Nacional

Keith Vincent

2003

18th Annual Festival

Uncle Earl (Photo)

Mountain Heart

The Rarely Herd

Pine Mountain Railroad

Shady Mix

Canoe Creek

Bluegrass 101

River City Bluegrass

The Vincent Brothers

2002

17th Annual Festival

Lonesome Standard Time (Photo)

Lonesome River Band

Continental Divide

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers

River City Bluegrass

The Vincent Brothers

Canoe Creek

Kentucky Strings: A Bluegrass Legacy (Fine Arts Center) Performers: Andy Adkins, Julie Adkins, Aaron Alvey, Felecia Joi Baker, Eli Branson, Ken Christopher, Diane Crowder, Bob Cunningham, Barry Denton, Wayne Eastham, Yvette Eastham, Scottie Ellis, Sandra Farley, Sahina Floyd, Elizabeth Garrett, Beth Gossett, Carolyn Griffin, Gay Griffin, Jim Harbison, Sandy Harmon, John Stanley Hoffman, Lidia Hunt, Bob Legate, Rhonda Legate, Steve Mayo, Kevin Montgomery, Jesse Moore, Kari Noblett, Kathy Noblett, Bob Park, Mike Parks, Leslie Potts, Rhonda Richard, John Sida, E. J. Simmons, Elizabeth Todd, Gary Vincent, Keith Vincent, Kristen Vincent, Savannah Warner

2001

16th Annual Festival

Emmylou Harris (Photo)

The Lynn Morris Band

J.D. Crowe & the New South

Front Range

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

The Wildwood Flowers

Blue Tradition

Canoe Creek

River City Bluegrass

Steve Rector

The Vincent Brothers

2000

15th Annual Festival

Claire Lynch & the Front Porch String Band (Photo) Ricky Skaggs (Fine Arts Center) Mountain Heart IIIrd Tyme Out The John Cowan Band Continental Divide Canoe Creek River City Bluegrass Alonso Pennington

1999

14th Annual Festival

Glen Campbell (Fine Arts Center) (Photo)

The Karl Shiflett Show

Eddie and Martha Adcock

The Cluster Pluckers

CRS Bluegrass Band (Can’t Remember Stuff)

Green River Bluegrass

Canoe Creek

River City Bluegrass

Eddie Pennington

1998

13th Annual Festival

John Hartford (Fine Arts Center) (Photo)

The Nashville Bluegrass Band (Fine Arts Center)

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

Northern Lights

David Davis & the Warrior River Boys

Wild & Blue

Tim Graves & Cherokee

Canoe Creek

River City Bluegrass

John & Gilda Shortt

Royce Morgan & Steve Rector

Breakfast of Champions Bluegrass Band

1997

12th Annual Festival

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Fine Arts Center) (Photo)

Front Range

Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers

Continental Divide

Carrie Newcomer (Fine Arts Center)

The Carolina Rebels

Ric-O-Chet

Changin’ Times

Canoe Creek

River City Bluegrass

The Bluegrastifarians

1996

11th Annual Festival

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder (Fine Arts Center) (Photo)

Dry Branch

Fire Squad

Wild & Blue

The Wildwood Girls

Cherokee Kentucky 31

The Chapman Family

Canoe Creek

The Wonder Band

1995

10th Annual Festival

Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys (Fine Arts Center) (Photo)

Blue Highway

Continental Divide

The Bluegrass Cardinals

Homer Ledford and the Cabin Creek Boys

Cottonwood

Randall Hylton

Canoe Creek

1994

9th Annual Festival

IIIrd Tyme Out (Photo)

Dry Branch Fire Squad (Fine Arts Center)

Kentucky Ridge

Josh Williams & High Gear

Tailor Made

Kentucky Heritage

Troublesome Hollow

Canoe Creek

Yellowbanks Dulcimer Society

1993

8th Annual Festival

The Cluster Pluckers (Photo)

Lonesome

Standard Time

Strings Attached

Appalachian Trail

The Tim Laughlin Band

Robin Kessinger

Canoe Creek

1992

7th Annual Festival

The Lonesome River Band (Photo)

The Rarely Herd

Patent Pending

Harold Austin & First National Bluegrass

Scottie Sparks & the Kentucky Bluegrass Boys

Buford Thomas & the Mountain Bluegrass

Reynolds Family

Canoe Creek

1991

6th Annual Festival

Randall Hylton (Photo)

The Charlie Sizemore Band

Radio Flyer

Cottonwood

Shady Blue

Patoka Valley Boys

Canoe Creek

Kirk & Mike

1990

5th Annual Festival

Canoe Creek (Photo) (Top L-R) Bob Park, Ken Christopher, Barry Denton, Jim Harbison, John Stanley Hoffman, Stewart Wayne Ellis

Southern Blend

Cottonwood

Jim Simpson & Kentucky Mountain Grass

1989

4th Annual Festival

Buzzard Rock String Band (Photo)

Kentucky Blue

The Bunkum

Valley Boys

Cottonwood

Canoe Creek

1988

3rd Annual Festival

Southern Blend (Photo)

Fiddlin’

Ronnie Stewart and the Stewart Family

Shades of Blue

Canoe Creek

1987

2nd Annual Festival

The Doug Dillard Band (Photo)

The Stewart Family

Blue River Bluegrass

Canoe Creek

1986

1st Annual Festival

Canoe Creek (Photo)

Ken Christopher, Barry Denton, Bob Park, Doug Nantz

Far Cry

Blue River Bluegrass

The Bluegrass Younguns