Schedule Page

Schedule is subject to change. If you have a question or comment about the schedule please check the bands page e-mail us at mail@shepherdsford.com

Download a PDF of the Music Schedule & Map here: PDF SCHEDULE

Wednesday Sept 15

 

Gates open for arrival/check-in at 9 am. Gates close at 8 pm

Thursday Sept 16

 

Gates open for arrival/check-in at 9 am. Gates close at 8 pm

Picture Scavenger Hunt – All Weekend Long!

Stacey Rae Sinclair & Katie Priest

Join in the fun of exploring the festival by following the clues! Add your festive, fun, and funny photos to our digital scavenger hunt. Hop online and check out the fantastic festival memories others have shared. Visit https://padlet.com/swbluechinook/fbgmi1a2kqqjv3pt to add your photos, or scan the QR code to get started!  Winners in each category will win a prize!

Scavenger Hunt (10 & under)

Stacey Rae Sinclair & Katie Priest

Pick up your passport for memories and fun! Kids 10 and under will use their Watermelon Picker’s Fest passport to explore the festival. Finish your passport and be entered in a drawing to win a prize! (Passports can be picked up at the merch tent.

3 pm-4 pm, Yoga with Anna Billman, Pick-Nick Shelter.

More info coming soon.

4:30-5:30 pm, Shannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive, Main Stage.

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5:30-6 pm, Route 7 Bypass Boys, Show Barn.

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6 pm-7 pm, Gina Furtado Project, Main Stage.

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 7 pm-7:40 pm, Serene Green, Show Barn.

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7:45-8:45 pm, The Woodshedders, Main Stage.

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8:45-9:25pm, Serene Green, Show Barn.

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9:30-11 pm, Town Mountain, Main Stage.

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Friday Sept 17

 

Gates open for arrival/check-in at 9 am. Gates close at 8 pm.

Tune your radio in to 87.9 to to hear the main stage broadcast to your campsite.

 

8 am-4 pm Showers are open for patrons across the street at the Pool.

10 am-11am, Yoga with Anna Billman, Pick-Nick Shelter.

More info. coming soon.

11-Noon, Slow Jam with Mike Ward, Pick-Nick Shelter.

More info. coming soon.

11:30 am-12:30pm, Flatfoot Dance Workshop with Jan Scopel,
Pick-nic Shelter

12:30-1:30 pm, Line Dance Workshop with Kim Forry, Pick-Nic Shelter.

1:15-1:45, Dalton Dash, Show Barn

2-3 pm, Daryl Davis Workshop, Show Barn.

More info. on BANDS PAGE

2-3 pm, Recycled Instruments/ Masks Part 1, Kids Barn.

Katie Priest & Stacey Rae Sinclair will help kids of all ages prepare for the parade on Saturday by making a fun mardi gras style mask or home-made instrument. Bring your favourite recyclables and craft materials for your creations, or add some flair with supplies to share!

3-4 pm, Charm City Junction, Main Stage.

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3-4 pm, Parachutes and Pinatas, Kids Barn.

Come join Katie Priest for Parachutes & Pinatas, we will play games with a giant, colorful parachute followed by our annual watermelon pinata! Fun for kids of all ages!

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4-4:40 pm, The Plate Scrapers, Show Barn.

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4:45-5:45 pm, Bumper Jacksons with Daryl Davis, Main Stage.

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5:50-6:30 pm, Dirty Grass Players, Show Barn.

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6:30-7:45 pm, Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole, Main Stage.

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7:45-8:25 pm, Those Three Guys, Show Barn.

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8:30-10 pm, The Infamous Stringdusters, Main Stage.

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10 pm-11 pm, No BS! Brass Band, Show Barn

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Saturday Sept 18

 

Tune your radio in to 87.9 to to hear the main stage broadcast to your campsite.

8 am-4 pm Showers are open for patrons across the street at the Pool

Gates open for arrival/check-in at 9 am. Gates close at 8 pm

10-11 am, Yoga with Anna Billman, Pick-Nick Shelter.

10-10:45am, Kids: Songs and Stories for the very young and young at heart, Kids Barn.

Join Stacey Rae Sinclair for fun and interactive songs, games, and movement activities. Perfect for our youngest festival-goers and their grownups. Bring your joyful singing voice and get ready for some fun.

11 am-12 noon, Percussive Dance Workshop w/ Megan Downes of the City Stompers, Pick-nic Shelter.

10:30-11:30, Slow Jam with Mike Ward, Show Barn.

11 am-12 noon, Kids: Creative T-shirts, Kids Barn.

Continue the Watermelon tradition! Create Watermelon-themed Sharpie tie-dyed shirts with Stacey Sinclair and Katie Priest. Bring a white or light-colored tee shirt and make a work of art fit for the Fest.

11:30 am-12:15, Ted Johnson Memorial Jam with the Short Hill Mountain Boys, Show Barn.

12-1 pm, Recycled instruments / Masks Part 2, Kids Barn.

12:30 pm-2:00 pm, Band and Instrument Contests, hosted by Tara Linhardt, Show barn.

More info. HERE

12noon-1 pm, Partnership Dance Workshop with Freddie Ciampi of Social Graces, Pick-nic Shelter.

2:00-2:15 pm, Parade Lineup, Kids Barn.

2:15-2:45 pm Parade!!, Starting at the Kids Barn, behind the grandstand to the Culture Building, then to the Main Stage

2:45 pm, Contest Winners Announced, Main Stage.

More info. HERE

3-4 pm, Furnace Mountain with Megan Downes and the City Stompers, Main Stage.

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4-4:45 pm, Low Water Bridge, Show Barn.

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4:45-5:45 pm, Larry Keel Experience, sponsored by Schutte Wealth Management of Raymond James, Main Stage.

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5:50-6:30 pm, Band Contest Winners, Show Barn.

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6:30-7:45pm, Charley Crockett Main Stage.

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7:45-8:25 pm, Serene Green,  Show Barn.

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8:30-10 pm, Bela Fleck, My Bluegrass Heart featuring Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Schatz & Brian Sutton, Main Stage.

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10-11 pm, Keller and the Keels, Show Barn.

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Download a PDF of the Music Schedule & Map here: PDF SCHEDULE

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