Keuka Arts Festival Artists

Musicians & Entertainment - 2021

Musicians & Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, September 18th 2021

Tennis Court Stage

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:45 » Mt Vernon Missionary Baptist Church - Gospel
  • Time: 12:15pm - 2:30 » Anthony Santiago Band - Latin
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00 » Dixie 4 (Rod Blumenau) - Jazz

Playground Area Stage

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:45 » Three Stone Fire - Celtic
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:30 » Feedback -Rock
  • Time: 2:45pm - 5:00 » John Bolger Band - Rock

Sunday, September 19th 2021

Tennis Court Stage

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 » Caledonian Highlanders - Bagpipes
  • Time: 11:45pm - 1:45 » Artistic License - Jazz
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00 » Lucky Losers - Blues

Playground Area Stage

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 » Emily Angell - Pop
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00 » Steve Grills / Joe Beard - Blues


Emily Angell

Emily Angell is a singer/songwriter, producer and live streamer who grew up near Binghamton, NY. Her most well-known pop tune, “I Got This” planted her in the motivation music genre. When Emily isn’t giggling or out running around obstacle course races in the mud, you’ll find her singing, sipping coffee and laughing at her own jokes, or posting photos about her love for music and mud runs on Instagram or @emangellmusic. (Pop) » Website

Emily Angell
Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church

Mt. Vernon Male Chorus, a group of soulful men of all ages bring authentic gospel to the festival. Their sound is a perfect way to kick off the music at the festival. They were so well regarded at the 2019 festival, we were delighted when they agreed to come back and sing for us in 2021. (Gospel)

Mt. Vernon Male Chorus
John Bolger

John Bolger John began playing his guitar as a teen-ager and has expanded his repertoire from a few chords and folk songs to a full spectrum of blues, swing and rock by listening to countless records and tapes and working out the musical logic behind the various styles. His vocals and band add a rich dimension as he performs on acoustic and electric guitar. John and his band are popular performers at festivals, breweries and wineries in the region. Stop by and see why! (Blues, Swing, Rock) » Website

John Bolger

Feedback is a high energy 5-piece band featuring the dynamic lead vocals of Vernette Hill. Feedback has opened for national acts such as Eddie Money, Rik Emmett (of Triumph) and Steve Augeri (of Journey). Their performance will take you on a musical journey through time and a wide range of musical genres. Feedback is a crowd-pleaser everywhere they play. (Classic Rock, Blues and Motown to Country and Modern hits) » Website

Feedback Band
Rob Blumenau - Dixie 4

an all-star group of four dixieland musicians spanning upstate New York include: Tim Clarke on cornet and trumpet (Buffalo); Ron “PeeWee” Joseph on clarinet and vocals (Rome, NY); Jeff Campbell on bass (Rochester); and Rod Blumenau (Penn Yan, soon to be Seattle!) on piano. All are well-versed in many styles of jazz, but they enjoy performing in the uplifting and toe-tapping dixieland style. (Dixieland Jazz) » Website

Rod Blumenau and the Dixi 4
Artistic License

Artistic License Artistic License has been playing in the Finger Lakes area since 2013. The trio provides a strong rhythm/bass section with saxophone on lead. The band plays a mixture of classic jazz standards, blues, and swing. “Not stuffy jazz! We play to the audience,” is how Casey–the saxophonist-likes to categorize their sound. The group can pick up the tempo for dancing, or slow it down for ambiance. (Classic jazz, blues and swing) » Website

Artistic License
Steve Grills and the Roadmasters

For Steve Grills, the Blues has been a life long journey. As a youngster, he heard the music of Big Bill Broonzy, Leadbelly and Lightnin' Hopkins from his father's record collection. » Website

Steve Grills and the Roadmasters
Lucky Losers

The Lucky Losers Winners of the Independent Blues Award for “Best Blues-Soul Artist of 2019,” The Lucky Losers are San Francisco’s finest male/female duet fronted band — a throwback to the hybrid of soul, blues, rock, gospel, and country that emerged in the late 1960’s. (Blues) » Website

Lucky Losers Band
Three Stone Fire

Playing traditional Celtic songs and tunes from Ireland, Scotland, and beyond, this 4-piece band from rural NY does it with fire! Whether playing a fast slip jig, singing a broadside ballad, or teaching a simple dance, Three Stone Fire puts everything they have into what they do with powerful vocals and strong melodies applied to traditional tunes. (Celtic)

Simple Gifts Music
Daniel King Band

Daniel King Band will transport you to a place where warm breezes always blow and tropical drinks abound. Daniel is a flamenco guitarist and combines traditional Spanish guitar techniques with Carribean island rhythms inspired by the time he spends regularly in Puerto Rico when he is not in Rochester. (Flamenco and Carribean) » Website

Daniel King Band
Caledonia Highlanders

Caledonia Highlanders have been together for 52 years and members ages range from 16 to 82 with their home base in Big Flats. On their bagpipes they are sure to wake up Arts Festival attendees as they play traditional Scottish and Irish tunes as well as an American Patriotic set. Let’s hope the weather is perfect as they dress in authentic Scottish attire. » Website

Simple Gifts Music