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Emerging Artist Showcase

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Each year, we’re excited to introduce our fans to some of the finest emerging artists on the scene today. Showcase bands kick off the day at the Creekside Stage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. You’re sure to find a new favorite band. Come see what’s on the horizon!

2023 Emerging Artists

  • Fog Holler (OR)
  • On The Trail (CT)
  • Pictrola (VA)
  • Poor Monroe (MA)
  • American Roots Music Program Graduate Showcase | Berklee College of Music (MA)

2022 Emerging Artists

  • Barbaro (Minneapolis)
  • Crying Uncle (Northern California)
  • Darlingtyn, Winners of Charm City Battle of the Bands (Philadelphia)
  • Serene Green (NE Pennsylvania)
  • Berklee College of Music American Roots Program (Boston)

2019 Emerging Artists

  • The Arcadian Wild
  • Berklee College of Music American Roots Music Program’s 10th Anniversary
  • Chatham Rabbits
  • Damn Tall Buildings
  • Giri and Uma Peters
  • Grain Thief
  • Stillhouse Junkies
  • The Wildmans

2018 Emerging Artists

  • A Man About A Horse
  • Berklee College of Music Student Bands featuring banjo master, Tony Trischka
  • Cane Mill Road
  • Colebrook Road
  • Dirty Grass Players
  • Mark Lavengood Band
  • Meadow Mountain

Emerging Artist Showcase Sponsors

  • Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

Emerging Artist Application Process

If your band would like to apply for the Emerging Artist Showcase, email us. Include contact info, a brief bio, links to videos or other music samples. No solo acts, please. Applications accepted October 1 – January 31. Selection of Emerging Artists will be made by early April.

Good luck!

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