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Published: 2013/03/21

Great American Taxi, Larry Keel, Jamie Hartford, Jeff Austin to Headline John Hartford Memorial Festival

Great American Taxi (three nights), Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Jamie Hartford & Friends (two nights), Jeff Austin, Rumpke Mountain Boys and more will at the 3rd annual John Hartford Memorial Festival. The event—which seeks to carry out the legacy of the late John Hartford while celebrating his life and music—will take place May 30-June 1 at Bill Monroe Memorial Park and Campground in Bean Blossom, IN. Three-day festival passes are currently on sale for $90, while individual day passes can be purchased for $40. The full lineup can be found below.

In addition to the music the festival also includes a number of other activities like an old time fiddle contest and a songwriting contest. Registration for both contests is currently open, but it will close on May 17 or after 20 contestants have entered.

John Hartford Memorial Festival

1. Great American Taxi
2. Larry Keel & Natural Bridge
3. Jamie Hartford & friends
4. Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band
5. Rumpke Mountain Boys
6. The HillBenders
7. Mike Compton
8. Town Mountain
9. Billy Bright & Geoff Union (Formerly The Two High String Band)
10. Bawn In The Mash
11. New Old Cavalry
12. Betse Ellis
13. Frank Lee of the Freight Hoppers
14. Blind Corn Liquor Pickers
15. John Bultman
16. Branded Bluegrass
17. Chicago Farmer
18. ClusterPluck
19. Deep Fried Squirrel
20. Flatland Harmony Experiment
21. Goldmine Pickers
22. Henhouse Prowlers
23. Hickory Robot
24. The Indiana Boys
25. Johnson’s Crossroad
26. Eric Lambert & friends
27. Ray Lawrence Jr.
28. The Lodge Brothers
29. The Lulus
30. Lexi Len Minnich
31. Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers
32. Colin O’Brien
33. Pineridge Partners
34. The Root Diggers
35. Ryan Spearman & Kelly Wells
36. The Stuttering Ducks
37. The Tillers
38. Whipstitch Sallies
39. Whiskey Bent Valley Boys
40. Whistle Pigs
41. White Lightning Boys
42. Wil Maring & Robert Bowlin
43. Woodstove Flapjacks
44. The Worley Boys with Heathen’s Halo
45. The Locust Honey String Band
46. Elemental Shakedown
47. Offland OM
48. Huckleberry Green
49. Old Truck Revival
50. The 23 String Band
51. Blue Mafia
52. 220 Breakers
53. The Wild Rumpus
54. Deep Fried Pickle Project

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Jeff Mankin March 25, 2013, 17:49:59

Best festival in the country!!!

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