We are pleased to offer three special Concerts in the historic Peacham Congregational Church
Friday Evening, Saturday Afternoon, and Saturday Evening
Also check out the Entertainment Tent near the Craft Fair all day Saturday
New this year - The Peacham Café - across the street from the Peacham Library
Friday Evening Concert Peacham Congregational Church, 5:45-10:30 PM
We have a great line-up slated for our opening concert on Friday evening.
Ben Post – Peacham resident and world-class piper. Ben has stood with the best in Glasgow at the World Pipeband Championships. To open the festival, he will grace the grounds with the skirling of the pipes, ending on center stage to start the evening concert.
Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones - two of the cornerstones of old time music in fabled Galax, Virginia.
Wayne Henderson and Helen White - another pair of treasures from the Appalachian mountains. Wayne is a master of the steel string guitar, both as a performer and as a craftsman - Henderson guitars and mandolins have long been treasured by the acoustic music community.
Helen is a great fiddler, guitarist and vocalist. She is a talented song writer and works with the children in the mountains connecting them with their traditional music roots.
Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing original and traditional bluegrass featuring Bob Dick (bass), Gary Darling (mandolin), Freeman Corey (fiddle), and Steve Wright (bass) with special guest Sarah Amos. Expect a great show as Bob and the band will perform material from their newest bluegrass album.
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Saturday Daytime Entertainment
Entertainment Tent - by the Craft Fair, 10 AM - 4 PM
Live entertainment is again part of the craft fair area again this year, housed in a large tent to provide performers and patrons with better rain or shine protection. The music starts at 10 am and continues until 4 pm. Look for Alan Greenleaf & The Doctor, the Bayley-Hazen Boys, Carl Jones and others “under the big top!” by the craft fair area throughout the day and don’t forget the Band Scramble .
Peacham Congregational Church,
Saturday Day activities close with an afternoon concert in the Peacham Congregational Church from 4-6 pm featuring local favorites the Bayley-Hazen Boys. contest – a winning band will be chosen by the classic applause-o-meter method and will receive an appropriate prize for the winning effort.
Annemieka Spoelstra McLane – Annemieka, a Dutch classical piano virtuoso
Saturday Evening Concert Peacham Congregational Church,
Del Rey - Del started playing classical guitar when she was four. As a teenager, she met bluesman Sam Chatmon who inspired her to become a blues queen. Her guitar playing combines country blues, stride piano, classic jazz and hillbilly boogie through the sensibility of an autodidact trailor-park esthete. Her live show is full of complex guitar grooves and sly humor. And don’t forget the steel ukulele!
The evening concludes with Del Rey in a blues performance not to be missed. Del is a songstress who sings with authentic, pure blues soul and is a master of the guitar and ukulele. She plays concerts worldwide and frequently collaborates and tours with Austin-based Steve James.
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The Concert on Friday evening occurs at the same time as the Contra Dance - please be certain, when buying tickets, to buy the correct ticket as dance tickets will not be honored at the concert and vice versa - or if you would like the option of moving between the two venues you are welcome to purchase a ticket for each!
The cost of admission to the Saturday Afternoon Concert is included in the Saturday Day Pass ticket price.
The Saturday Night Concert is not included in the Saturday Day Pass ticket and may be purchased separately.
The seating capacity at the Peacham Congregational Church is limited to 300 by fire code so admission for the concerts in the church are limited.
Note that the Peacham Congregational Church is a classic 150 year old building with wooden pews - patrons might want to bring a cushion for seating comfort.
All Peacham Acoustic Music Festival venues are smoke and alcohol free.
No audio or video recording or flash photography without the express written permission of the performer and Copithorn Productions!
Tickets available on line at www.catamountarts.com or call (802) 748-2600 of (888) 757-5559 (credit cards accepted)
Tickets will also be available at the festival on Friday afternoon and all day Saturday -while seats are available - (cash or check only)
Line-up is subject to change or adjustment. We will update the concert information as additions or changes occur.