We are happy to welcome limited audiences to our live performances in the State College Presbyterian Church (all but River Drivers). Audiences will be limited to 250 people. Instead of the traditional Festival button, we’ll be selling wristbands at the door for $10. The wristband will be good for all three days, but they won’t guarantee a seat – it’s possible for shows to sell out.
Events for July 9, 2021
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Doo-wop is a genre of music that was developed in urban Black communities in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. Built upon vocal harmony, doo-wop was one of the most mainstream, pop-oriented R&B styles of the time. Doo-wop features vocal group harmony, nonsense syllables, a simple beat, sometimes little or...Find out more »
Throughout the year, JT Thompson stays busy playing piano bars, special events, and with several popular bands. He also gathers members of these bands to record his own compositions and then to perform them in Central Pennsylvania. Sometimes it’s a trip, other times it’s a 13-piece group, in any arrangement, JT’s music is always captivating....Find out more »
Natascha & The Spy Boys play an eclectic mix of blues, jazz & swing, their musical stylings evoking the smoky atmosphere of a 1920s Berlin nightclub. With John "JT" Thompson on keys, Jeff Brozena on drums, Robert Gardner on bass, and Doug McMinn on sax & clarinet. To access this live event on Facebook Live,...Find out more »
Philadelphia-based Celtic-tinged folk rock collective River Drivers is a four-piece band whose unique passion-infused style of music draws from Celtic, Americana, and Appalachian influences and features powerful and distinctive vocals. Its repertoire strikes a fine balance of original songs and more obscure folk songs, resurrected from deep folk vaults. Anchored by Kevin McCloskey (vocals, guitar, mandolin,...Find out more »