July 1-3, 2022
We’d like to welcome you all to the 35th annual festival July 1, 2, & 3, 2022,
to enjoy the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Dave Adkins and Zink & Company from the USA,
and Canadian bands from NS, NB and PEI.
Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Bluegrass musician C.J. Lewandowski grew up in Missouri yet found himself working at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in East Tennessee as a young man. While there, Lewandowski was asked to form a bluegrass band to perform for the distillery’s visitors, and that was the impetus for the creation of the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys. Featuring Lewandowski on mandolin and vocals, banjo player Jereme Brown, guitarist Josh Rinkel and bassist Jasper Lorentzen, the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys’ hard-driving approach to bluegrass music soon caught the ear of music lovers around the U.S. and overseas as well. The group feeds off of the energy of the sounds of the first generation bluegrass musicians who were recorded 70 years ago, and they cling to that exciting core of the genre by design.
Dave Adkins Band performs Adkins’ award-winning originals and chart topping songs along with country and rock classics that have fans jumping to their feet. Adkin’s powerful and impressive lead vocals along with the top tier energy of the band results in a highly entertaining performance.
Zink & Company
Formed in 2012, Zink & Company consists of Lead vocalist and guitarist Corey Zink, Gary Pomerleau, Fiddle and vocals, Steve Carr, bass and vocals and Dan Menzone, banjo. These four talented musicians share years of combined recording and performance experience. The band has become popular in the US and Canada over the last few years and has become known for Zink’s’ heartfelt songwriting and their unique and dynamic renditions of some of your old favorite tunes. The band can be counted on for their powerful musicianship combined with Zink’s smooth lead baritone vocal, which sounds just as much at home with a driving bluegrass tune as it does a tear-filled country weeper.