Global Roots: In relation to the theme of our 20th anniversary, Welcoming the World, Global Roots will be an evening of music and dancing representing various cultures: African, Latin, Middle Eastern, Asian, and more.
Rock Garden: The kids from The Piano Cottage are returning with an eclectic new program. Students of various ages display their fledgling talents, sharing the stage with established musicians, performing classic rock and modern pop.
Roosevelt Diggs: An energetic four-piece playing a mix of folk, Americana, and country.
Bennet: A festival seasoned folk trio with a distinctive gift for harmonies both vocal and instrumental.
Skankadank: An eight piece, horn-driven, soul-funk rock band.
Vox Vidorra: Fronted by songstress Molly Bouwsma-Shultz, formerly of Blue Molly, Vox Vidorra’s mutli-instrumentalists play a blend of soul and indie rock.
The River Rogues Jazz Band: With twenty years experience, this seven piece ensemble specializes in traditional, and Dixieland Jazz.
Black Jake & the Carnies: Banjo, violin, accordion, and other ingredients blended into a carnival of striking musicianship and theatrics.
The Go Rounds: A mixture of soul, baroque folk, art rock, country, and classic rock.
Billy Strings & Don Julin: With only a guitar and a mandolin between them, this bluegrass duo generates a full, powerful sound.
Big Sherb: A largely instrumental mix of funk, fusion, and progressive rock.
Nathan Kalish and the Lastcallers: Kalish plays all over the country, doing roughly 250 shows a year, but originally hails from Grand Rapids. His music is a blend of Americana, early country, and rock.
Ralston & Friends: Local music icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.