Past Festival Performers

Here you will find every Bluegrass Band ever to perform at Thomas Point throughout our nearly 40 years of Festivals.

How many have YOU seen?

We were honored to host the man who made it all possible… Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys 82, 83, 88, 89
(Scheduled in ‘95 but could not attend)

  • The Abrams Family 04, 05, 07
  • Acoustic Heartstrings 12
  • Acoustic Horizon 90, 91
  • Adam Dewey & Crazy Creek 00, 04
  • The Adrians 08
  • Alecia Nugent 06
  • Alice Waters and the Wave 04, 05
  • Allison Krauss & Union Station 90
  • Al Hawkes 90, 11
  • The Atkinson Family 05
  • Back Roads 01
  • Back To Basics 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 02, 05
  • Balsam Range 13, 14, 18
  • Band of Kelleys 17
  • Barefoot Movement 14
  • Bay State Bluegrass 80, (June 87)
  • Bear Bridge 98
  • Bill Clifton 79
  • Bill Emerson & Wayne Taylor 95
  • Bill Grant & Delia Bell 87
  • Bill Harrell and the Virginians 83, 85, 88, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 99, 02
  • Billings Gap 82, 83, 84, 85, 87
  • Billy Strings 17
  • Blue Highway 01, 17
  • Blue Horizon 06
  • Blue Mule 96
  • Blue River 00, 01
  • The Bluegrass Brothers 05
  • Bluegrass Cardinals 84
  • The Bluegrass Diamonds 06, 08
  • Bluegrass Gospel Project 06
  • Bluegrass Patriots 93, 96
  • Bluegrass Supply Co. 82, 85, (June 86), 93, 95
  • The Bluegrass Unit 18
  • Bob & Grace French 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 91, 97, 98, 99, 02
  • Bob Paisley & Southern Grass 88, 04
  • Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Bluegrass 04
  • Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Express 13
  • The Bogus Family 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 17
  • Boxcars 13
  • Breakaway 99
  • Breakneck Mountain Bluegrass 91
  • C. W. Brock Family 86, 87
  • Cabin Fever 05, 07, 08
  • Canadian Grass Unit 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02
  • Carolina Sonshine 07
  • Case Brothers 92, 97, 99
  • Charlie Waller & the Country Gentlemen 99
  • Cherryholmes 06
  • Claire Lynch 08
  • The Cleverlys 12
  • Country Gentlemen 04
  • Continental Divide (Parmley,Vestal) 96, 97
  • Country Gentlemen 91, 92
  • Country Ham Bluegrass 96, 98, 00, 02, 05, 08, 11
  • Crossover 08
  • Crucial Smith 98
  • The Cox Family 95
  • Dailey & Vincent 12, 13, 14, 17
  • Dale Ann Bradley 12
  • Dan Paisley and Southern Grass 07, 11, 14
  • Danville Junction 80, (June 86)
  • Del McCoury 81, 85, 91, 92, 94, 97, 98, 00, 01, 02, 04, 06, 08, 11, 14, 15, 17
  • Della Mae 11, 13, 15
  • The Delaney Brothers 01
  • Doc Watson 01, 02
  • The Doerfel Family 07, 08
  • Donna Ulisse & the Poor Mountain Boys 13
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver 93, 99, 02, 05, 08, 15
  • Don Stover & White Oak Mountain 80, 81, 83, 84
  • Downeast Cloggers 88
  • Dry Branch Fire Squad (June 86)
  • Earl Scruggs (An American Icon) 2005
  • The Earls of Leicester presented by Jerry Douglas 15, 17, 18
  • The Easter Brothers 89
  • Eddy Poirier & the Bluegrass 4 92
  • Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection 17
  • Evergreen 01, 04, 07, 12
  • The Farewell Drifters 08
  • Feinberg Brothers 17, 18
  • Fogg Brothers 92, 99
  • Foghorn String Band 15
  • Fort Knox Volunteers (June 86), 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 97
  • The Fox Family 98
  • Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen 15
  • Fragment 01
  • Fred Pike 79
  • Freewheelin’ 04, 05, 06, 07
  • The Freight Hoppers 98, 99 17
  • Front Range 94, 97
  • Gary Brewer, Kentucky Ramblers 90
  • George Whistlin’ Whitney 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 95, 97, 08
  • The Gibson Brothers 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 02, 04 , 06, 07, 08, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18
  • Gilliam, Cox & Blue Mountain Boys (June 87)
  • Golden Raven 99
  • Gopher Broke 02, 04
  • The Grascals 05, 06, 08, 11, 17
  • Grass Roots (CN) 02
  • Grass Roots (CT) 82, (June 86), 85
  • Green Mountain Bluegrass 83, (June 86), 85, 86
  • Ham Branch Bluegrass (June 86), 88, 90
  • Hard Ride 07
  • Heights of Grass 81
  • Herb Applin & Berkshire Mountain 80, 82, 88
  • High Range 05
  • Hobbs and Partners 83, 84, 86, 94
  • Honi Deaton and Dream 04
  • Hot Rize with Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers 15, 18
  • J D Crowe & New South 95, 98, 11
  • The James King Band 99, 01, 04
  • Jerks of Grass 00, 02, 04, 06, 11, 13
  • Jesse McReynolds 06, 12
  • Jim & Jesse, the Virginia Boys 89, 94, 97, 02
  • Jimmy Cox 95, 97
  • Jimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys 00
  • John Hartford 89, 97
  • John Hensley & Spirits of Bluegrass (June 87)
  • John Winn 79
  • The Johnson Mountain Boys 83, 84, 86,90, 93
  • Junior Sick & Ramblers Choice 13
  • Karl Shiflett & the Big Country Show 02, 11, 15
  • The Katahdin Valley Boys 01, 05, 12, 17
  • Kendall Morse 81
  • Kennebec Valley Boys 79, 80, 94
  • Kevin Williamson & Shadow Ridge 94
  • King Wilkie 04
  • Larkin Family 93, 94, 96, 02
  • Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time 00, 01
  • Larry Sparks, Lonesome Ramblers 88, 04, 18
  • Larry Stephenson Band 94, 95, 97, 98, 02, 05, 12, 15
  • Laurie Lewis & Grant Street 91
  • The Lewis Family 85, 86, 87, 95, 97, 00, 02, 06, 07
  • The Lilly Brothers 01
  • Lincoln Mountain Bluegrass 85
  • The Lonely Heartstring Band 14, 15, 17
  • The Lonesome River Band 88, 93, 97, 99, 12, 18
  • Longview 99
  • Loretta and Mo 07, 08
  • Lorne Buck, Flatland Mountaineers 93
  • Lost and Found 12
  • Lost In the Shuffle 82
  • Lost Wages 98, 99, 00, 01
  • The Lynn Morris Band 98, 99, 01
  • Mac Wiseman 89, 90, 92, 94, 97
  • The Maine Youth Ensemble 14
  • The Manic Mountain Boys 11
  • Mark O’Connor feat the O’Connor Band 17
  • Marty Raybon and Full Circle 07
  • Marty Stuart and his fabulous Superlatives 08, 15
  • Merrimack Valley Bluegrass 18
  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper 07, 14
  • Michelle Canning 15
  • Mike Stevens 94, 97
  • Mile Twelve 17, 18
  • The Misty Mountaineers (June 86, 87), 88, 89
  • The Morse Brothers 79
  • Mountain Heart 02, 06, 12
  • Nashville Bluegrass Band 89, 98, 01
  • The New Coon Creek Girls 96
  • New England Bluegrass Band 00, 04, 06, 08, 14, 17
  • No Speed Limit 07
  • North Star 01
  • Northern Lights 91
  • Old Cold Tater 91
  • Old Time Bluegrass Singers 08
  • Open Road 02
  • Orange Blossom Bluegrass 86
  • The Osborne Brothers 93, 97, 00
  • The Outpost Family String Band 87
  • Peter Rowan 00, 07, 11
  • Pine Hill Ramblers 06, 07, 08
  • Pine Mountain Railroad 04
  • Po’ Ramblin’ Boys 18
  • The Prindall Family 79, 80, 81, 82, 97,98, 99, 00, 02
  • The Quebe Sisters 13
  • Ralph Stanley & Clinch Mountain 87, 89, 95, 97, 04, 14
  • The Rambling Rooks 13
  • The Randall Hilton Show 92
  • Randy Waller and the Country Gentlemen 07
  • Ray Legere and Acoustic Horizon 05, 06
  • Raymond Fairchild, Maggie Valley 92, 93, 95, 05
  • Red and Murphy & Co. 84
  • Red Rector 79
  • Redwing (Jerry Williamson) 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 02
  • Reno Brothers 94
  • Reno and Harrell 14
  • Rhonda Vincent & the Rage 99, 01, 06, 07, 08, 11, 12, 14
  • Rick Lang & Originals 90, 91, 92, 02, 08, 13
  • Ricky Skaggs 96, 08
  • The Ridge (June 87)
  • Robin Jesson & Departure Bay 00
  • River Bottom 93, 97
  • Rustic Harmony 98, 00
  • Ryan Holladay 98, 99, 01, 04
  • Riders In the Sky 04
  • The Sally Mountain Show 87, 88, 91, 92
  • Sand Mountain 00
  • Sandy River Ramblers 89
  • Schankman Twins 95, 96, 98, 02
  • Seldom Scene 99, 00, 02, 11
  • The Seth Sawyer Band 02, 08
  • Sierra Hull & Highway 111 07, 11
  • Sierra Hull & Justin Moses 18
  • Sister Sadie 18
  • Sleepy Man Banjo Boys 12
  • Slocan Ramblers 18
  • The Steel Wheels 14
  • The Steep Canyon Rangers 11
  • 2nd Wind 94, 95, 97
  • The Seldom Scene 91
  • Seth Sawyer Band 13
  • Shady Creek 89, 90
  • The Shepherd Family 96, 97
  • The Shiloh Mountain Boys (June 86)
  • Sick, Sad and Lonesome 18
  • Smokey Greene 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 93
  • Snap Jackson and the Knock On Wood Players 12, 13
  • Southern Rail (June 87), 88, 89, 90, 91, 97
  • Special Consensus 15
  • Spider Bridge 81
  • The Spinney Brothers 98, 13, 14
  • Starr & Mehalick 83
  • Steeldrivers 13, 17
  • Steep Canyon Ramblers 13
  • The Stevens Sisters 05
  • Stonewall Bluegrass 92
  • III Tyme Out 93, 94, 99, 04
  • TPB Children of Bluegrass 00, 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 12, 13, 14, 15
  • Tennessee Mafia Jug Band with Leroy Troy 00, 10, 05, 07, 08, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18
  • The Tennessee Heartstrings 05
  • The Texas Instruments 86, 88, 89, 91
  • Tiny Martin & the Countrysiders 80, 81, 82
  • Tony Rice and Peter Rowan 01
  • Town Mountain 15
  • Traditional Heights 00
  • The Travelin’ McCourys 11, 13
  • Traver Hollow 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88
  • Twisted Pine 15, 18
  • United States Navy Band, Country Current 94, 06
  • Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike 01, 02, 04
  • The Virginia Squires 87
  • Warrior River Boys (DAVID DAVIS) 90, 92, 96, 98, 00, 06, 18
  • Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa 15
  • Whetstone Run 84
  • Wildfire 06
  • The Wilders 05
  • Wilson Banjo Company 18
  • White Mountain Bluegrass 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08 and 2014
  • White Mountain Cloggers 87
  • White Sands Panhandle Band 01
  • The Whites 13
  • The Wildwood Valley Boys 01
  • Williamson Branch 14, 15
  • Yankee Strings 80, 81

 

…Honored to have had each and every one…truly something special!