rd Annual Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival:
A Benefit for Delaware Wild Lands
Five bands & foot stompin' music all day!
Local Beers & Wines
Craft Vendors & Lawn Games
Free bus tours of the Great Cypress Swamp
Headliner for 2018:
Johnny Staats & the Delivery Boys from West Virginia - Staats has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, CBS Evening News, and CNN; in The New York Times and People magazine.
Experience this world-class mandolin, guitar, and fiddle player! Johnny is a 3-time winner of the Vandalia Mandolin Championships. He and his band have performed multiple times on NPR’s Mountain Stage and the Grand Ole Opry.
Other bands in the line-up will include:
New & Spare Fools – a collection of all-star musicians from the Delmarva region, this band is Mickey Justice and Todd Smith of Such Fools, Jon Simmons and Martin Wirtz of New and Used Bluegrass, and Wes Parks of No Spare Time.
Acoustic Turnpike – well-known in bluegrass circles of Northern Delaware and Southern New Jersey, members of this band are active in Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, the organization that has hosted the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival for decades.
Flatland Drive – returning again for 2018, this local band is a festival favorite, combining traditional, hard-driving bluegrass with modern stylings.
Mountain Ride – new to our Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival, this group of young and dynamic musicians from southcentral Pennsylvania will also be appearing in Delaware at the Wilmington Wintergrass Festival.
Food truck vendors will include:
Our beer and wine vendors will be announced soon!