Lineup

A Lion Named Roar

A Lion Named Roar A Lion Named Roar takes a huge, atmospheric sound that reflects an indie aesthetic, and then marries it to equally grand pop ambitions aimed squarely at the thinking-man’s mainstream. Think fun. in bed with The National all of it delivered … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/a-lion-named-roar/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

No More Kings

no more kings pete and neil started writing songs together in high school. they were silly sonnets about aliens abducting pete’s dog. but even then, there was the kernel of something bigger. soon, they started playing shows together as an acoustic duo. they … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/no-more-kings/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Duke Tumatoe & The Power Trio

Chicago-born Duke Tumatoe is a musician/showman who has retained a firm career by fusing gritty R&B, rock, blues, and funk injected with equal parts humor and gut-level sincerity. Tumatoe was a founding member of what would become REO Speedwagon. His … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/duke-tumatoe-the-power-trio/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Blue Rising

Blue Rising formed in the summer of 2010 in Bloomington, Indiana. With a wide variety of influences, the band has crafted a unique sound, drawing inspiration from Led Zeppelin, Incubus, and Tool. Lyrics that speak of the human condition, with … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/blue-rising/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Action Jackson

Indianapolis born and raised, Action Jackson has quickly established himself as one of the premier DJs in the Midwest, playing well over 200 shows in 2011. Specializing in genre bending mixes that span multiple styles of music, he is equally … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/action-jackson/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Sad Sam Blues Jam

Recently returning from the 2013 International Blues Challenge Youth Showcase in Memphis…THE SAD SAM BLUES JAM is all that and more! These ladies are oozing with talent and have created quite a stir in Indiana and beyond. Fronted by sisters … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/sad-sam-blues-jam/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

A-coup-stick (Craig Thurston)

I grew up in Noblesville, Indiana home of Deer Creek Music Center. Saw my first Dead show as an employee there (parking attendant) when I was sixteen and the rest of my days were seriously altered from that point to … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/a-coup-stick-craig-thurston/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Wendessa Road

Wendessa Road from Hamilton County, Indiana, is a five piece band of friends that have a mutual love for music. They began playing together five years back and have created set lists from musicians that inspires them, as well as … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/wendessa-road/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Mike Fonderhide & Jayson Smith

Classic. Country. Acoustic. — with Mike Fonderhide and Jayson Smith. These two local musicians have been performing for crowds for many years. Catch their acoustic set on Sunday, September 1st!

Shannon Hayden

As you are here reading this, you know already the deep and very personal meaning music can have. It is something we all enjoy and can be free to draw upon throughout our lives. At an early age I wanted … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/shannon-hayden/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Lilly Meister

Lilly Meister is a 13 year “old soul” kind of girl.  Her fingers have been strumming guitars since she was 7 years old.  Her passion is writing original music, playing guitar and singing her heart out. Lilly placed 2nd in … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/lilly-meister/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Kirby Stailey

Kirby Stailey was born and raised in Southern Indiana and began singing in church at the age of 5.  From that point on, music held a special place in his life. During his youth, he played bass guitar, acoustic guitar, … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/kirby-stailey/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

The Hiding

Out from the hills, sticks and backups of Southern Indiana come the Rock/Country ‘N Roll VARIETY band, The Hiding. The Hiding, who definitively isn’t hiding anymore, stems from a wide variety of musical influences like The Beatles, Third Eye Blind, … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/the-hiding-2/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Jazz Sounds

Led by one of the Midwest’s premiere jazz guitarists (Scott Mercer) , Jazz Sounds has a sound and presence that will give your event the ambiance and elegance it deserves. Linton native Virgil Franklin plays bass and veteran drummer John … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/jazz-sounds/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Tambra McGill & Minor Adjustment

Tambra McGill & Minor Adjustment bring to the stage an easy-going style with a distinctive, mellow voice full of emotion that at times can bring to surface feelings the audience didn’t expect. McGill is supported by the talents of local … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/tambra-mcgill-minor-adjustment/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Train of Fools

Train of Fools is a band based out of Bloomington Indiana. We play upbeat dance music that include Blues, Rock, Funk, and Soul. Nelson Batalon Junior – Lead Vocals and Saxophone, Donnie Hill – Drums, Matt Boat – Lead Guitar, … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/train-of-fools/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Chris Burch

Chris Burch is an Indiana-based artist who has performed to audiences all over Indiana, as well as the Southwest region of the country. This talented song-writer has the ability to pull in audiences with his unique voice, ever-apparent passion, and … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/chris-burch/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

The Roosters

Returning for this year’s Linton Music Fest will be longtime favorite, The Roosters! Comprised of a long list of talented musicians, they are one of the area’s most legendary rock bands. They’ve got a few tricks up their sleeve, so … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/the-roosters/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Addiction

This band came together after years of discussion between vocalist Mike Williams and bass player Steve Morin. Mike was the lead singer for several area bands while Steve was playing with ShockWave for the past four years. After ShockWave decided … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/addiction/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Silly Safaris

Silly Safaris is the leading provider of live animal conservation education in Indiana and provides over 3,000 conservation inspiring live animal shows every year throughout the United States of America. Silly Safaris mission is to create positive human animal interactions … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/silly-safaris/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Erin Wilson

Erin Wilson is a locally based singer-songwriter whose genres include indie-pop and adult alternative. Now nineteen years old, her music career began when she was only twelve. She plays multiple instruments and she will be performing original songs as well as covers. … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/erin-wilson/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Charlie Patton’s War

Charlie Patton's War Bloomington’s Charlie Patton’s War is not your average “college town” band. Dedicated to the modern blues-rock style, the fresh foursome blends the raw styles of early rural blues music with rock and roll rhythm to create an original sound in … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/charlie-pattons-war/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Kid Kazooey

Kid Kazooey is the Singin’, Swingin’ Librarian. A graduate of IU’s School of Library and Information Sciences (Yup, that’s Kid Kazooey MLS!), this renegade librarian discovered early on that no library walls could contain him for longer than 45 minutes … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/kid-kazooey-the-ballroom-roustabouts/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

Wikker Elefant

Wikker Elefant Biography Becky Bernard – Becky has been singing for over 25 years. She grabs attention with the first note she sings, and can cover anything from AC/DC to The Cranberries. Tim Bernard – Tim has been playing bass for over … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/wikker-elefant/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

King McQueen

King McQueen Formed in the spring of 2010, King McQueen brought together musicians who had grown tired of playing and hearing the same beat songs. With the intention of mixing powerful originals and a diverse selection of covers, the group originally performed … <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/king-mcqueen/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>

ICON

ICON is a melody driven aggressive metal band based out of Linton and Sullivan Indiana. The band features Bill Terrell on vocals, Danny Holmes on guitar, Rich White on bass guitar, And Kris Walters affectionately called the package by his bandmates on the drums. <a href="https://lintonmusicfest.com/bands/icon/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>