2017 Blueberry Festival - Music Schedule

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Main Stage -

Sat 24th

Announcements and Welcome 10:00AM
Joe Wills, Festival Emcee and Elizabeth Coleman White

Accidental Jug Band with Caller, Sue Dupre 10:05AM
Contra dancing and old favorites

Basement Musicians 11:00AM
Tony Pileggi, Rick Hohowski & Mike Rosenow

Pie Eating Contest 11:45AM
For Kids – 12 and under!

Custom Blend 12:00AM
Bluegrass, Classic Country, Folk & Light Rock.

Tabernacle Turnpike 12:45PM
Oldies Doo-wop, Country, and Originals

Bad Dogz 1:30PM
Bluegrass Band and a Barkin’ Good Time

Warm Hearted Country 2:15PM
Classic Country, Bluegrass, Oldies, Old Time Rock & Roll and Gospel favorites!

Jennifer Mylod 3:10PM
We perform lively, traditional Irish tunes and songs

 

Sun 25th Music Schedule

Announcements and Welcome 10:00AM
Joe Wills, Festival Emcee and Elizabeth Coleman White

Accidental Jug Band with Caller, Sue Dupre 10:05AM
Contra dancing and old favorites

Lori London & Tripi The Fly 11:00AM
Miss London sings with a power house of emotion, vocally she has a wide range — a big voice.

Pie Eating Contest 11:45AM
For Kids – 12 and under!

The Woodshop Band 12:00PM
Folk, Blues, Classic Rock, Bluegrass, Oldies

Song Sisters 12:45PM
Traditional, Folk, and American Roots: guitar, mandolin, and harmonies

Ladies' Night Out 1:30PM
Denise Miller, Mary Koth Lutton, Gail Gilrane
Performing three part harmony vocals on Country, Standards and pop classics

Elaine & the Cimmeron Sky Band 2:15PM
Elaine specializes in singing classic country and country rock songs, but also includes acoustic versions of favorite pop/rock/folk songs from the 50’s through today’s music.  
Brian Rauch – electric & acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, lead & harmony vocals
Mark Donley – bass guitar, lead & harmony vocals
David Donley – fiddle, mandolin, harmony vocals

Cranberry Jam 3:10PM

 

Blueberry Jam Stage 

Sat 24th

Blueberry Jam - Open stage to Pickers 10 - 11:00AM

Pinelands Dolcimer Society 11:00AM

Denise Sullivan  12:00PM
Denise Sullivan is a  local singer/songwriter

Blueberry Jam - Open stage to Pickers -  12:45 - 1:15PM

Accidental Jug Band  1:30PM

The Always Music Band  2:15PM

Fast Eddy and the Pickups 3:10PM
Rock and Blues

 

Sun 25th

Blueberry Jam - Open stage to Pickers 10 - 12:00AM

Michael Rochelle & Brian Holderness 12:00PM
A duo specializing in blues, soul, and R&B with their own special ‘twist’.

Brian Rauch  12:45PM
rock, bluegrass and blues.

Accidental Jug Band 1:30PM

Blueberry Jam - Open stage to Pickers - 2:15 - 3:00PM

TBD - 3:10 - 4:00

F A Q s

Blueberry Festival FAQs

 

GPS Address: 799 Lakehurst Rd., Browns Mills, NJ 08015

This is our driveway entrance on Rt. 530 (also called Lakehurst Rd.)

If you are on a sand road, you went the wrong way.

 

Festival is Rain or Shine.  If it does rain, we have tents and several buildings for visitors to head inside of.

 

The Festival Entry Fee is $10 per Carload of people, $5 for bicycles or pedestrians CASH ONLY

(no parking on the road is allowed).

 

There is NO ATM in the village, you can stop at the Wawa at 558 Lakehurst Rd.

 

We take credit cards at the Whitesbog General Store and at the Baked Goods Tent and for Blueberry Plant sales.

 

Wagon Rides for Blueberry Picking and Guided Tours of the Bogs cost $5 per person.

 

There is a main stage of musicians starting at 10 am with dancing and music right up until 4 pm each day.  The smaller Blueberry Jam Stage will host folk music groups including the Pinelands Dulcimer Society and is located behind the Barrel Factory.

 

You are welcome to bring folding chairs for sitting, we have picnic tables and folding chairs but these fill up quickly.

 

The Barrel Factory will host presenters both days of the festival and topics such as Folk Music of New Jersey, Snakes, Pollinators, Hanover Furnace, Blueberries and Whitesbog Village will entertain and enlighten viewers.  

 

Parking is located at a remote location on sand and three courtesy shuttle buses will be looping from the village to the parking area from 9:30 - 4:30 pm.. You can drop off members of your party on the side of the General Store before continuing to the parking area.  

 

Handicapped Parking is available in the small parking lot in front of the store.  Motorcycles can also park in this lot (until it becomes full). Tour buses can not be accommodated in the village, the sand roads are not suitable for vehicles of that size.

 

The village roads starting at the General Store are sandy and bumpy, and can be difficult for strollers and wheelchairs.  The main field is grass and sand.

 

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photo by: Shirley Lockwood