New! Oldtone Roots Music Festival

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival Sept. 8-11, 2016 will feature traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music. A family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dancing, hands-on instrument workshops led by world-class musicians, instrument and band contests, Hudson Valley farm-to-table food, libations, and exceptional national & regional acts on our main, dance, & workshop stages.

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Sept 8 to Sept 11, 2016
Cool Whisper Farm
1011 County Road 21, North Hillsdale, NY 12529

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Oldtone ’16 Lineup So Far…

We will be releasing a more detailed schedule in the next couple weeks, but in the meantime, here is what you can expect at Oldtone ’16!
Tuba Skinny
Lucky Five
Mail the Horse
Bash Bish Bluegrass Band
Easy Ridin’ Papas

Foghorn Stringband
Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
Two Man Gentleman Band
Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys
Jesse Legé & Bayou Brew
Mike Compton
Michael Daves
The Lucky Five

Plus: Oldtone’s Classic Country Revue featuring: Caleb Klauder, Lauren Ambrose, Andy Bean, Bradford Lee Folk, Pete Adams, Brian Kantor & more! Afternoon-Early Evening Dance Block: Contra, Square and/or Swing. Band & Instrument Contests

Foghorn Stringband
(Bruce) Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
Two Man Gentleman Band
Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys
Raya Brass Band
Run Mountain
The Russet Trio
The Farwells
Bear Minimum

Band & Instrument Contests

Afternoon-Early Evening Dance Block: Contra, Square and/or Swing

The Farwells (Sunday Morning Gospel)
Moonshine Holler
Bear Minimum (Sunday Morning Gospel)
Easy Ridin’ Papas


This looks like a can’t lose festival!