Honesdale hosts Roots & Rhythm Festival

Art — By on June 18, 2009 at 10:57 am

Honesdale Roots and Rhythm FestivalThis weekend, Honesdale will host one of the area’s best music festivals with the Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival on Saturday.

The festival is free and will feature Main Street performances Saturday morning leading up to the main event in Central Park at 1:30 p.m. This year’s headliner is Junior Brown, a legendary Texas bluesman well versed in county, rock and bluegrass. Also performing on the festival’s main stage will be Michelle Willson & The “Evil Gal” Festival Orchestra, Heybale and The Murder Ballads.

Bands performing downtown, Main Street & 9th Street Stage, from 10:30am-1:30pm will be Scott Philipp and the StoneBaby Band, Gypsy Jazz Quintet and The Jack Grace Band.

Any local music fan will want to make a trip to Honesdale this Saturday.

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