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Here is the performers Line-Up for 2018!


Check out the artists' links, pics and descriptions.
There is a wealth of amazing talent coming to PlumFest this year!


3 Blocks East
3 Blocks East, is a local Byfield, Massachusetts, based rock band. You can catch us live around the North Shore area, playing everything from our originals, to honoring some of our favorite bands such as Kiss, Aerosmith, Foo Fighters, and Cheap Trick.

3 Blocks East Facebook Page

3 Blocks East YouTube Page
"Wonder" - live at PlumFest 2017!

We started playing together 12 years ago. After my son 1st Lt Derek Hines was killed in Afghanistan in 2005 the band was started by my friends to help me deal with the loss of my son. Twelve years later we are still getting together weekly and play fundraisers and private parties in the Newburyport area. We play a mix of classic rock, country and soft rock. Covering several genres such as Tom Petty, Lynyrd Skynrd to Imagine Dragons and Jason Aldean.

61 Ghosts
61 GHOSTS is Joe Mazzari (singer/songwriter/ guitarist) and Dixie Deadwood (drums/back-up vox). 61 Ghosts, a visionary Alt-Blues Duo pushing tradition into the future! Their fusion of Mississippi Hill Country Blues with Primal Rock walks the generations from Delta Blues to gutsy, high energy rock 'n' rollin' blues.

61 Ghosts Web Site
61 Ghosts Facebook Page

61 Ghosts YouTube Page

Acoustic Mayhem
Acoustic Mayhem is a Trio performing all the best covers from the 1960's to today's Country. The members of Acoustic Mayhem all perform with the North Shore band, The Offramps, and have played all over MA and NH from Mount Sunapee to the House of Blues to Polcari's and so many other places. We have a ton of fun wherever we go, but the best part is seeing our audience have a blast!

Acoustic Mayhem/Offramps Facebook Page

Adam McCauley
Adam plays Acoustic Covers from the 70's, 80's, & 90's including musicians such as Eric Clapton, Neil Young, R.E.M., Bob Marley, Sublime, The Talking Heads, The Black Crows, The Cranberries, Matisyahu, Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet, and many more.

Adam McCauley Web Page

Harvest Moon

Alaina Ray
Alaina attends Haverhill High School and plays a variety of acoustic music from Amy Winehouse to Fleetwood Mac.

Alaina Ray Facebook Page

All You Got Tour
All You Got Tour is a stellar collection of 22-and-under music artists, including both bands and solo performers/singer-songwriters. We have many original award-winning acoustic artists that create an impressive show

All You Got Tour Website

Ibby "We Didn't Lose"
Chris Ruediger YouTube

Alter Ego
Rock Covers from 70's through 00's

Alter Ego Web Site
Alter Ego Facebook Page


Andy Pratt
Andy Pratt burst on the scene in 1973 with his iconic Columbia single 'Avenging Annie'. He spent 4 years in the big time, then disappeared, but really he never stopped. He now has a ton of quality material on the web.

Rolling Stone said, "By reviving the dream of rock as an art and then re-inventing it, Pratt has forever changed the face of rock"

Andy Pratt Facebook Page
Andy Pratt Bandcamp Page

No Yer Not
Avenging Annie

Ashley and Haley
Folk/Acoustic duo, performing many original songs

The Backseat Experience
The Backseat Experience consists of five seniors from Chelmsford High School putting their own spin on hits from yesterday and today.

The Backseat Experience Instagram Page

The Backseat Experience YouTube Page

Bare Bones
Honest Rock and Roll influenced by The Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers

Bare Bones Facebook Page

Black Cat Blues
Rock, Folk and Blues

Blue Heartache
blue heartache is a four piece band that plays a high energy mix of country and rock and roll. From Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash to Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert, we cover all the great country music. We can also mix some of the best of rock into our sets: Fleetwood Mac, ZZ Top, Tom Petty, The Rolling Stones are just some of the artists that we cover.

blue heartache Facebook Page
blue heartache Web Site

blue heartache Soundcloud Page

Bob Greenman
Bob Greenman is a singer/song-writer whose songs tell a story. His influences include alt-country, Americana, and blues artists. His repertoire is occasionally infused with a cover or two by those artists who have influenced him.

Bob Kramer Band (And Friends)
We play a mix of originals and covers that are rockin', rootsy and blue, they echoe from the Delta to the urban landscape.

Bob Kramer Band Facebook Page
Bob Kramer Band website

Bad Moon Rising
High Shelf Booze

Bon Saints
Indie Pop Rock played acoustically.

Bon Saints Facebook Page
Bon Saints Reverbnation Page

Caillie Hughes
I'm a singer/songwriter with an acoustic sound. I do covers as well as originals! My material varies from pop to rock to country/folk a little of everything.

Caillie Hughes Facebook Page

Wherever You Will Go
Isn't She Lovely

Cat Like Reflexes
It's party time with Cat-like Reflexes! Danceable, rockable covers and originals.

Live PlumFest 2017

Chuck Melchin
Chuck is the songwriter and front person for the Americana / band the Bean Pickers Union. He has been playing music nationally and internationally for over twenty years, both with his band and as a solo artist.

The Bean Pickers Union Bandcamp Page

Dance at the Plough

Darren Bessette
Darren is a country music artist, and will be performing solo at PlumFest

Darren Bessette Band Web Site

Dave Wells
Singer/Songwriter from Somerville MA

Dave Wells Facebook Page

Derrick Feole

Donna Landry
Acoustic guitar and vocals. Music includes classic to contemporary rock, folk and pop. Donna is one half of the duo "The Boondocks Sinners."

Boondock Sinners Facebook Page
Boondock Sinners Web Site

Boondock Sinners You Tube Page

Eagle in the Attic

Flight of Fire
Comprised of four vivacious, accomplished women, this dynamic and passionate band explores the musical textures of energetic hard rock, progressive heavy metal and emotional folk rock, creating the unique, intense sound that is Flight of Fire.

Flight of Fire Facebook Page
Flight of Fire website
Flight of Fire YouTube Page MY LAST GAMBLE shot on Plum Island!!!

Francois Simard
Multi instrumentalist always traveling around the world to bring his French English Spanish and Italian music to the people!

Francois Simard Facebook Page

Francois Simard You Tube Page

Gary Shane
" of Boston Rock & Roll’s favorite sons... " Carter Allen

A celebrated veteran of the Boston music scene in the 1980's, Gary continues to perform and create his own unique music.

Gary Shane website

George Belli and the Retroactivists
British Rock Band featuring The Beatles, The Kinks, Squeeze, The Who, The Stones, Yardbirds, The Zombies, originals, blues and rockabilly

George Belli and the Retroactivists Facebook Page
George Belli and the Retroactivists Facebook Videos

Greg Guba
Solo acoustic performer playing a wide variety of blues, classics, r&b and originals.

Greg Guba Facebook Page
Greg Guba Soundcamp Page

Hellcat Choir
Old Time Irish Music

Hellcat Choir Facebook Page

The High Road Drifters

Jack Saint and the Sinners
Rock and folk covers done with a flair

Jay DiBiasio
Jay DiBiasio is a guitarist and songwriter from Beverly performing electrified rock, surf, and country. His album 'Battuto" was named a Top 10 album of 2014 by The Noise magazine.

Jay DiBiasio Facebook Page

North Carolina Hymn
Arkansas Bob's Corn on the Cob

Jim Gould
Country blues, acoustic rock, Americana

Joe Hanley Trio

John Copeland
I am a solo acoustic guitarist and singer that writes original music, but also performs rock covers from the 1960's to the present. I specialize in 80's and 90's covers. To expand my sound, I often use a loop pedal and vocal harmonizer. My performances are full of energy and aimed at a wide variety of listeners.

John Copeland Reverbnation Page

JP Project
Eclectic mix of oldies and "newbies."

Johnny B Goode

Kim Snyder
Acoustic singer/songwriter act performing mostly original music. Songs are rooted in folk with jazz and funk influence.

Kim Snyder Web Site
Kim Snyder Facebook Site

Kim Snyder YouTube Channel

Liz Frame and the Kickers
Music for all people! Original Americana at its best.

Liz Frame and the Kickers website

Your Secret Heart
What You Gonna Do When I Go

Loudmouth Soup
We've been playing together for 30 yrs, music range from Steely Dan to ZZ top, Joe Jackson to Tom Petty. All classic rock.

Loudmouth Soup Facebook Page

Is She Really Going Out With Him?

The Lower Units

Lynne Taylor
Piano based singer songwriter "Sonic food for the soul!"

Lynne Taylor Web Site
Lynne Taylor Band Facebook Page

The Marshalls
The Marshalls are a family band from Scituate, Massachusetts, who stated playing professionally in 1975. Brothers Kevin, Kenny and Barry Marshall performed often in the Punk scenes of both Boston and New York City at legendary clubs like The Rat, Cantone's and CBGBs as early as 1976. They opened many shows for bands like The Cars, The Nervous Eaters, Television, The Real Kids, and Willie Alexander.

Check out this band photo from the last time the group played on Plum Island, circa 1976!

Matt Charette and the Truer Sound
Singer/songwriter Americana style with band.

Matt Charette and the Truer Sound Facebook Page

Mostly Young
Rootsy covers (Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan etc.), and originals written in the same style.

Mostly Young Web Site
Mostly Young Facebook Page

Muckie Mittens

Naught Now
Rock, blues, country

Nelson Plum and the Chicken Man Band
Blues, Folk, R and B. Rubber Chicken and a Rubber soul. We always bounce. Good times and skies with a Dutch Birthday Song to all.

Nick Zaino
Original Americana/rock and roll/whatever you call it, influenced by the likes of The Band, Neil Young, Alejandro Escovedo, Uncle Tupelo, Robbie Fulks, The Drive-By Truckers, and countless others.

Nick Zaino Facebook Page
Nick Zaino Web Site

Live Through You
Everybody Wants to Mess With Me

The NoWhere men
Instrumental versions of Beatles favorites.

The NoWhere Men Facebook Page

The NoWhere Men YouTube Page

The Pathological Outliars
4 midlife crises meld into one...playing the stuff we liked in 1978 including the Stones, Beatles, Cash, Clash plus softer stuff like Mission of Burma.

The Pathological Outliars Facebook Page

Paul Rodriguez Band
The Paul Rodriguez Band was formed in 2014 out of Sudbury, and is a 4pc acoustic band consisting of two guitars, bass and drums. The band plays a little bit of everything including Ed Sheeran, Steely Dan, John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Bare Naked Ladies among many others. Our band is built around picking great songs, great musicianship and also three part harmony vocals.

Paul Rodriguez Band Web Site

Peter Lavender
"Here's where the best elements of American music meet - rock songs that mean something, indelible melodies and songwriting that sticks in your head and has you humming along a week later. For people who want their music pure and straight forward, it doesn't get better than Lowell native Peter Lavender whose talents managed to catch the ear of Columbia Records earlier in his career." Howl Magazine

Peter Lavender Web Site

Peter Lavender video

The Plovers
Beach Boys, Eagles, Stones and everything classic

Plum islander Art & Design
I am a local artist/illustrator/designer, and will be exhibiting coloring books and other works at PlumFest

Plumislander Art & Design Facebook Page

Plumislander Art & Design Web Site

R&R Music (Robin and Ric)
We play a variety of originals and a selection of well-loved yet seldom heard covers spanning many genres

Robin and Ric Facebook Page

Salsa Secrets
Dance lessons and demonstrations all day!

Salsa Secrets specializes in Latin Dance Instruction for adults in Portsmouth, NH and Newburyport, MA. Our dance styles include Salsa, Salsa On 2, Cha Cha, Bachata, Merengue, Rueda de Casino, and Son. Singles and couples are welcome to join us on the dance floor. We offer monthly dance socials on the first Saturday of each month at our Portsmouth studio. Annually, we travel to Havana, Cuba for Dance Retreats. Our specialty is bringing together technique and emotion. We believe dance is a powerful healing modality.

Salsa Secrets Facebook Page
Salsa Secrets Web Site
Salsa Secrets Instagram Page

Scotty Ray Clark
Scotty Ray Clark is a finger-picking style guitarist who performs a spirited mix of Country Blues, Ragtime, And well-loved chestnuts from the 1920’s-30’s & 40’s.

Scotty Ray Clark Facebook Page

Siracusa Project
pop rock, country, rock & roll

Siracusa Project Facebook Page

SLOW BURN is a 5 piece band out of the Northern Mass/Southern NH area. We play an eclectic mix of songs that are extremely pleasing to most crowds, from well-known rock hits to lesser-known (but crowd-pleasing) rarities, we entertain and delight crowds wherever we play.

SLOW BURN Facebook Page

Southbound Outlaws
Bluesy Rock and Roll!

Southbound Outlaws Bandcamp Page

The SpaceHeaters are an eclectic group of musicians who have the distinction of being friends even longer than they have been bandmates. Known for their diverse and far ranging musical interests, the Heaters blend Classic, R&B, Soul, Funk and Folk Rock sensibilities to create a musical tapestry that is both highly listenable and decidedly danceable.

Spaceheaters Facebook Page
Spaceheaters Soundcloud Page

Specific Gravity
Classic and Current Rock n Roll cover band

Specific Gravity Facebook Page
Specific Gravity Reverbnation Page

Old rock and Blues Slow Grass Style. Featuring Greta Schaefer and Heller Shoop.

Stephen Perrucci
My music consists of me and my acoustic guitar playing covers of both new and older music from artists such as the Lumineers, Dawes, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Amos Lee and Mumford and Sons.

PlumFest 2016
PlumFest 2017
Chasing Cars

Third Man High
Third Man High formed in January, 2005 in Salisbury, MA. Performing both original material as well as cover songs, Third Man High is able to combine their passion for all rock genres.

Third Man High Web Site
Third Man High Facebook Page

Take Me Out

Three Day Threshold
Winners of "Best Local Band" from Boston Magazine, Three Day Threshold is at the forefront of the Americana, Celtic and country music scenes in New England. Born and bred in NH, their music has taken the band all over the globe; from the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to a “Johnny Cash†style gig at a Belgian prison.

Three Day Threshold website
Three Day Threshold Facebook Page

Tom Schlessinger
Singer-Songwriter and guitarist who plays many open mics in the area. I enjoy my own original stuff and many covers of country folk and rock and roll. Love to be part of the cause!

Travels with Brindle
Subway busker comes up from underground with idiosyncratic originals and fun covers.

Travels with Brindle Facebook Page

Texas Tourney (original)
Little Red Mug (original)

Tsunami of Sound

Twice Lucky
Newburyport based five piece rock and blues band. Core members have been together for over five years. Each band member has been in previous bands. Most of us have been playing for over 20 years.

Twice Lucky Facebook Page

J Geils Medley
Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Two Weeks From Everywhere
Two Weeks From Everywhere is a roots/Americana band that formed in 2017 in Merrimac, MA. Taking influences from bluegrass, country and rock genres, we play an equal mix of originals and covers, adapting the covers to our unique sound.

Two Weeks From Everywhere Facebook Site

Meet Me in the Valley

Unnamed Colors
Unnamed Colors is an original art rock band from Plum Island, comprising four musical adventurers with a penchant for challenging expectations. Together, they have established a unique, ever-evolving repertoire that is engaging, richly dynamic, and full of surprises.

Unnamed Colors Facebook Page
Unnamed Colors website
Unnamed Colors Music Page

Vinyl Legion Band
Rock, country, alternative, blues and folk covers and originals

Vinyl Legion Band Facebook Page
Vinyl Legion Band website

The Waterspouts
Eclectic mix of current & vintage rock with sweet harmonies & a jam band ethic.

Rockin' through the ages, from the 60's through the new millennium, with hits you'll sing and dance to.

Witchwood Flounder
Old Tyme New Time American Roots