2017 Musical Performers

 

Blue Canyon Boys
Denver, Colorado
Blending incredible brother-duet-style vocals and instrumental mastery, this energetic band has created an infectious brew of hard-driving, high-octane Colorado bluegrass.  One of our featured headliners, Blue Canyon Boys perform Saturday from 7:30 - 9:00 pm on the outdoor stage.

The Brothers Comatose
San Francisco, California
Southwestern-tinged, rowdy string band sound with undeniable top-flight musicianship.  The second of our featured headliners, The Brothers Comatose performs Saturday from 9:30 - 11:00 pm on the outdoor stage.

Jalan Crossland
Ten Sleep, Wyoming

Jalan is widely acclaimed by audiences, critics, and his musical peers as being a premier acoustic guitarist, as well as banjo player, singer-songwriter, and engaging showman. Along with dozens of regional contest awards, his extraordinary guitar work earned him National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship honors in ’97 and the State Flatpick Championship title in 1999 as well as the Governor’s Arts Award in 2013. Jalan performs Friday from 8:00 - 9:30 pm in the Beeman Cashin Building.

C. Peter Fennell
Portland, Oregon

Writing and performing for over 20 years, his music expresses a wide variation of influences from rock, folk, delta, to jazz. He refers to his music as distorted folk. A prolific writer with vivid storytelling and artistic melodies.
Peter performs Friday from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the Beeman Cashin Building.

Dodgy Mountain Men
Missoula, Montana

Bluegrass, blues, rock and folk mix with a plethora of other musical traditions to create a diverse electro acoustic experience.  Genre-bending experimentation and passion for American roots traditions weave together to emphasize their lyrical storytelling. Dodgy Mountain Men perform Saturday from 3:45 - 4:45 pm on the outdoor stage.

Low Water String Band
Lander, Wyoming

This indie bluegrass band formed in 2012 and release their first album of eleven original songs on January 1, 2016. The Low Water String Band performs Saturday from 2:30 - 3:30 pm on the outdoor stage. 

The Two Tracks
Sheridan, Wyoming

From rock 'n roll to country, from bluegrass to folk, the music is expertly crafted, addictive Americana with a Wyoming touch.  The Two Tracks perform Saturday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm on the outdoor stage. 

Whippoorwill
Encampment, WY & Austin, TX

With a palpable partner-in-crime chemistry, Staci Foster and Alysia Kraft write songs that are tough, but pretty.  Country girls, travelers, troubadours, rebels--they're writing from experience and with the right balance of grace and grit. Whippoorwill performs from 6:15 - 7:15 pm on the outdoor stage.

Whiskey Slaps
Laramie, Wyoming

Spooky smoky, sweet and saucy, old-time church, pre-war blues, traditional sounding originals and tight harmonies.  Whiskey Slaps opens the festival on Saturday from noon to 1:00 pm on the outdoor stage.

Wild Mountain
Denver/Boulder, Colorado

Acoustic-based Americana/Celtic/Bluegrass sound that touches a lt of stylistic bases, from folk to Celtic-Irish to American heartland Bluegrass to rock, all with interesting rhythmic and melodic twists and turns.  Wild Mountain performs Saturday from 1:15 - 2:15 pm on the outdoor stage.