February 6, 2015 · 6:00pm

February 6-7, 2015
Single night, weekend and VIP tickets available


The 2nd annual Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival is coming, and we’re excited to host not one, but two stages!Logo-small-with-tag-1

Get ready for a variety of Americana music, including blues and jazz, folk and soul with rockabilly and a taste of New Orleans music, a smidgeon of rock n’ roll and even a bit of reggae –– with more than 50 artists playing on 10 stages at eight venues, all within a few blocks of each other.

Friday, February 6

The Temple (main stage)

7:00-8:00pm           Baby Soda (jazz/swing/gospel)
9:15 – 10:15pm         Town Mountain (bluegrass)
11:45pm                     Zongo Junction (afrobeat)

Tigh Mhary (pub stage)

6:00-7:00pm          Marah (Americana/roots)
8:00-9:15pm           TJ Kong and The Atomic Bomb (Americana/blues/rock)
10:30 – 11:45pm     The Defibulators (bluegrass/classic country)


Saturday, February 7

The Bluegrass Situation Stage (in The Temple) – 2:30-4:30pm

As their first official event of 2015, the BGS Stage at Lancaster Roots and Blues brings Town Mountain, Liz Longley, The Black Lillies, and the Steep Canyon Rangers to perform at Tellus 360 on February 7 for a rollicking roots showcase.

The brainchild of Ed Helms and Amy Reitnouer, The Bluegrass Situation brings together southern California music blog BluegrassLA and Helms’ annual LA Bluegrass Situation festival. The brand has expanded to host both New York and Nashville based pages, and has become the online hub for urban bluegrass, roots, and Americana fans across the country. They host an annual bluegrass festival in Los Angeles and have become a presence at major folk, roots and bluegrass festivals across the country with their BGS Presents Stages. Bonnaroo, Newport, SXSW and now Lancaster, PA welcomes “The Sitch.”

The Temple (main stage)

6:00-7:00pm           West Philadelphia Orchestra (Eastern European folk/jazz)
8:00 – 9:15pm         James Maddock (folks/Americana)
10:15-11:30pm       The Black Lillies (Americana/roots/blues)
12midnight – ??      Late Night Jam!

Tigh Mhary (pub stage)

4:45 – 6:00pm          Vinegar Creek Constituency (bluegrass/roots)
7:00-8:00pm           Big Lazy (Americana/rock)
9:15-10:15pm           The Ballroom Thieves (rock/folk)

Check out the full festival lineup on the Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival website here.