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Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Raccoon County Music Festival

Raccoon County Music Festival - 12-7:30

Burton Ohio 44021
USA 440-834-1492
Price: $10 for 13+:$4 for 6-12; free 5

Please save the date. Since it's revival in 2006, the Raccoon County Music Festival has hosted an impressive line up of the best traditional musicians in NE Ohio and beyond! Here is this year's line up:



Main Stage

Church Stage

East Field


(Bond Building)


12 - 1

Ray & Kate Ritchie – folk songs

The Family Dog – folk & original songs





The Polka Pirates - polka

ROAM - Blues Guitar & Song Writing Workshop for Kids 





Young & Blue - bluegrass

The Whitehouse Brothers – old-time

Kite Flying 2-3:30

Beginning old-time banjo - Mark Olitsky 




Kristine Jackson - blues

The Five Islands – early calypso 


Advanced Old-time banjo - Mark Olitsky





Bill Schmidt & Friends – old-time

Tina Bergmann & Bryan Thomas – hammered dulcimer & bass


Beginning Bluegrass banjo – Rick Campbell



The SpYder Stompers & Sister Sugar Pie – Pre War Country Blues

Sacred Harp – traditional Appalachian singing


Clogging – Laura Lewis Kovac


6:30 – 7:30

SQUARE DANCE with caller Lynn Frederick & the house old-time players





  • Historical village buildings & Crossroads museum store open
  • Spontaneous jamming – start a jam and play all day
  • Food for sale (but you can bring food too), bring chairs, blankets, etc.

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