Donnie Eldreth Dan and Bobby Lundy
Blue Moon Rising, a young band of talented singers and songwriters pleased the crowd with their original material and fine pickin. Bandmembers are: Keith Garrett, mandolin; Chris West, guitar; Justin Jenks, banjo and Harold Nixon on bass.
Chris West and Justin Jenks on banjo
Michael Daves handled the vocals for the Trischka band and he did it well and he also played blistering guitar solos.
Tony Trischka Band
A super picker, Michael sings like a mountain man
Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle and Jerry Salley, singer, songwriters with more hits than you can shake a stick at thrilled the crowd with a bonanza of wonderful songs they have written over the years.
Jackson,Cordle and Salley
Larry Cordle and Jerry Salley
The Larry Stephenson Band
Jason Barie Kristin Benson Kyle Perkins
Four time winner of SPBGMA's "Male Vocalist of the Year", Larry Stephenson's fine tenor voice was a treat for the senses. Backed up by the talented band of : Dustin Benson, Klye Perkins, Kristin Scott Benson and Jason Brie.
Larry and Dustin Benson
The Steeldrivers rocked the crowd with their blend of edgy bluegrass and bluesy country. Each member of the band has played with the best of both country and bluegrass bands. They know how to entertain and did.
Tammy Rogers,Mike Fleming and Chris Stapleton
Mike,Tammy and Chris
The Muellers are another young band (except for Mom Karen, on bass, and Pop, Curt, on banjo)that display talent beyond their years. They feature twin and triple fiddling good vocals and musicianship.
Laurah and Sarah Mueller
A very popular event at the Podunk Festival is the Kids Academy that brings together young folks who have never played together and in fact are at different skill levels and melds them into a functioning band in only two days. The Director, Tim St.Jean is assisted by talented musicians: Vicki Baker, Gail Wade, Cathy Day, Peggy Harvey, and Dave Dick.
The always entertaining Karl Shiflett and Big Country gave us their blend of early Country and Bluegrass, fans love em
Karl Shiflett and Big Country
Claire Lynch can't be beat, with that mesmerizing, smooth, clear voice that you just can't get enough of and she's surrounded herself with top shelf musicians: Jim Hurst with his rapid solos up and down the neck of his guitar that are not just fast but they sound good too, Jason Thomas, also a virtuoso playing fiddle, and Mark Schatz who is a master of the base and can hambone with the best of them, and did I mention, he clogs as well.