The Brew Skies Festival in Canaan Valley | July 25 & 26, 2014
American Babies’ Tom Hamilton is one of Philadelphia music scene’s most talented artists. A hook-driven roots rock act drawing upon The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Jayhawks, Whiskeytown, and other seminal Americana acts. Read More | Website | Video
From Lexington, VA bluegrass veteran Larry Keel has been described by some reviewers as one of the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing in our day. Read More | Website | Video
Pennsylvania’s Cabinet wear their influences like badges on their sleeves – honoring the canon of roots, bluegrass, country, and folk, weaving these sounds into a patchwork Americana quilt. Read More | Website | Video
West Virginias own Davisson Brothers Band has perfected an exclusive sound that intertwines a sensational blend of old-time country, Appalachian bluegrass and downright gritty southern rock and roll. Read More | Website | Video
Grand Ole’ Ditch
With a style steeped in Appalachian musical tradition, Cumberland, MD’s Grand Ole’ Ditch aims to reimagine contemporary music with bluegrass stylizations. Official Site
DC based Bumper Jacksons’ early jazz, ragtime and pre-war country repertoire paints America’s story from New Orleans’ brothels to the hollers of Appalachia. Official Site
Loves It! was born in the vibrant honky tonkin’ community of Austin TX. Their homemade melodies and rhythms are inspired by folk, country, gospel and early punk. Official Site
Lap steel guitarist Bret Mosley’s style is often described as the intersection of unlikely opposite ends of a musical spectrum, with signature idiosyncratic intensity. Official Site
With over a century of gigging experience, Lawless Brown’s take on funk, reggae, rock, and soul is punctuated with trademark precision and a booming anthem sound. Official Site
Tom Batchelor Band
The Tom Batchelor Band mixes together a unique blend of reggae, rock, funk, ska and country to deliver a combination of musical styling with deep roots. Official Site
West By God
Local favorite WestByGod is an “Appalachian Hard Rock” band whose muse is the lands and the people of their beloved home state of West “By God” Virginia. Official Site
Jackie Meyers Band
Austin, TX’s Jackie Meyers Band is the sound of blue-eyed soul – beautiful, captivating, complex, and always with an edge, with flavors of blues, jazz & funk. Official Site
The Aristotle Jones Experience
The Aristotle Jones Experience is Appalachian funk juggernaut, fusing the best elements of their varied musical backgrounds into an exhilarating experience. Official Site
Shane Meade & The Sound
Shane Mead & The Sound’s unique and soulful style captivates the imagination, and audiences connect to his inspirational lyrics and universal subject matter. Official Site
A Wisdom Of Owls
A Wisdom of Owls are focused on continuously growing by creating songs that push the boundaries of their abilities, as well as their ability to write as a single unit. Official Site
Mateo Monk is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, adept at many styles of world roots music, including bossa nova, reggae & hindustani raga. Official Site
Skip Mason started pickin’ on an acoustic guitar at the age of 10. The Masons are foot-tappin’ Americana-folksy blues, with just a bit of traditional country and bluegrass. Official Site
Erika May – better known as EMay – has been called the ”Renaissance Queen of the Pittsburgh Scene”, winning a Pittsburgh Creativity Project award in 2009. Official Site
Floyd Cowger & The Mountain Opry Band
Local legend Floyd Cowger brings a classic sound with timeless lyrics from a modern day singer songwriter. A touch of bluegrass and outlaw country blues. Official Site
Doc Lambert & The Mountain City Band
Doc Lambert is an independent singer-songwriter that live in Davis, WV. This time around he teams up with The Mountain City Band. Official Site
Rebecca Wudarski honors the integrity and musicianship of traditional music, while offering modern off-beat songwriting and beautiful arrangements of old folk favorites.
Comprised of local Tucker County West Virginians Diana Villamor, Ruth Melnick & Ryan Gaujot, Douglas Falls are steeped in Appalachain style tunes that hit close to home.
The Steam City Riders
The Steam City Riders are from central PA and perform a mixture of acoustic roots-rock and folk.
The Sugar Foot Stompers play traditional New Orleans style jazz. They made their debut opening for the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in a Garrett Lakes Arts Festival performance.
From the hills of West Virginia, Aurora Celtic plays traditional music for fiddle, Irish flute, mandolin and tenor banjo, bridging cultures of Scotland, Ireland and Appalachia. Official Site
Bubbles & Fleas
Professor Phineus T. Bubblemaker is the purveyor of preposterous and provoking entertainment ventures, teaching the amazing impact that history has had on our world today.