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Friday, July 8th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM

ARKAI is an amazing electric cello and violin duo- also performing Saturday night at The Foundry!  Natalie Lewis, from Monument Mountain High School is back!

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Kevin Devaney, Poet.

Location: TBD

Kevin Devaney is passionate about individuals experiencing the arts as part of their daily life without gatekeepers or ivory towers. Devaney has been traveling the world with a typewriter and all the words he can fit in his head since 2016, though his study of poetry precedes that wild jump by over two decades.

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ARKAI

Location: TBD

ARKAI is an award-winning string duo that redefines the boundaries of musical genre — fusing classical virtuosity with the electricity of a rock band, the spontaneity of a jazz combo, and the beauty of a string quartet. Graduates of The Juilliard School, their past engagements have included performances at The MET, Rockwood Music Hall, Lincoln Center, Chateau Marmont, Carnegie Hall and TED.

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Natalie Lewis

Location: TBD

A solo singer and guitarist who covers songs from a variety of decades.

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David Reed

Location: TBD

Americana Groove Music from the Caribbean to the Mississippi Delta!

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Berkshire Theatre Group

Location: TBD

Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission is to support wide-ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment. Berkshire Theatre Group’s celebrated four stages reflect the history of the American theatre; they represent a priceless cultural resource for the community.

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Garrin Benfield

Location: TBD

Garrin Benfield is a singer, songwriter and improvisational guitarist who employs looping technology to create organic grooves and extended jams. Garrin’s original material often originates from the rock and folk realm, and finds it’s way to psychedelia.

Saturday Afternoon, July 9th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
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Firetown Roa

Location: TBD

Firetown Road is a Simsbury, Connecticut-based band that writes, produces, and performs original Americana and alt country music.

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Nido Di Cucolo

Location: TBD

Combining energetic performance with raw talent NIDO DI CUCULO is an influential musical duo. Since embarking on their collaboration in 2000 Cristopher Sblendorio & Stefano Perruzza have entranced their fans with their signature sound of antique & contemporary Italian music.

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Jerry and His Ukuleles (and Dulcimers)

Location: TBD

Jerry Posner, well-known motivational speaker, author … and ukulele player … will entertain with fun, upbeat tunes with lots of positive vibe! Plus, a generous helping of Appalachian Dulcimer music!

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Tornado

Location: TBD

Our Trio consists of a Female vocalist,Guitarist,Keyboard player. We have been together for over 15years and enjoying entertaining our audience.Our songs material has hints of Jazz from great vocalists like Carol King, Judy Collins. Also great artist like Anne Murray, Peter, Paul, Mary.

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Christina Dellea

Location: TBD

Singing 60's-80's pop favorites with full band sound on keyboard and hand percussion

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Rick and Marilyn

Location: TBD

'Rick and Marilyn' is a folk/rock duo focusing on 'Guitar and Song'. We play Marilyn's original tunes and a carefully chosen mix of favorite classic folk and rock covers, as well as hidden gems, making for an enjoyable, high-energy show. Our sound is defined by Rick's expertly played, tasteful, interesting guitar solos over Marilyn's driving rhythm guitar and gutsy strong vocals.

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Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal

Location: TBD

"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"

Up for some Italian love songs? Nido Di Cuculo is back!

Saturday Night, July 9th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
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Samba Trio

Location: TBD

Samba Trio is a band formed by Tarcisio Ramos(Taz), Henry Davidson, and Sam Stouffer. Samba Trio plays bossa nova, jazz, choro, and Samba. Samba is a Brazilian musical genre with deep African roots and it is the driving force of Samba Trio’s repertoire. Samba Trio presents a three parts show: bossa nova and jazz instrumentals, Samba de Roda, and instrumental Choro.

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Abby Lappen

Location: TBD

Abby Lappen's energy driven songwriting style crosses genres, mixing haunting folk and satirical blues, jazzy ballads and syncopated melodies. Abby expands her commentary on contemporary life, with some witty, smart, poignant and beautiful gems- a powerful voice, crisp guitar.

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Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal

Location: TBD

"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"

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Lucky 5

Location: TBD

The Lucky 5 is a hard-swinging jazz band that blends 30’s and 40’s style swing with gypsy and Parisian flavors to create a unique blend of music that stands by itself. Combining originals and creative reworks of old standards, The Lucky 5 continues to be a favorite among music lovers young and old alike.

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Aimee Van Dyne

Location: TBD

Folk/Americana Singer/Songwriter Aimee Van Dyne hails from Brooklyn, but currently calls Berkshire County her home. In NYC, she performed at venues such as The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, and The Living Room. Her songs, distinguished by catchy hooks and three-part harmonies, are both melodic and melancholic, and are characterized by introspective lyrics and heartfelt vocals.

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Mary Ann Palermo & First Take Band

Location: TBD

Mary Ann Palermo & First Take Band will be performing a special night of Jazz, Rock, Pop, R&B, Funk, and Blues favorites at the Berkshire Busk main Stage on Railroad Street in Great Barrington, MA. Mary Ann Palermo is a multi-genre singer/songwriter and recording artist with 6 of her newest singles out now on Spotify. She is also currently recording her new album, coming soon!

The Lucky 5 and Mary Ann Palermo and Amy Van Dyne  - Three Berkshire Favs in one night!

Berkshire Busk! Late Night
July 8th: 8:30 - 10:00 PM
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Kevin Devaney, Poet.

Kevin Devaney is passionate about individuals experiencing the arts as part of their daily life without gatekeepers or ivory towers. Devaney has been traveling the world with a typewriter and all the words he can fit in his head since 2016, though his study of poetry precedes that wild jump by over two decades. He has a passion for bookbinding, as well as fabrication of other objects and experiences in which individuals can step outside of themselves and open to wonder. As an educator, Devaney has taught poetry to students ages 8-78 in college lecture halls, private classes, writing retreats and summer camps alike. He holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and has created over 140 books of poetry at the time of Berkshire Busk 2022.

July 8th: 8:30 - 10:00 PM
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The Triplicates

Housatonic-based jazz trio. One on each: piano - drums - keybass

July 9th: 8:30 - 10:00 PM
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The Lucky 5

The Lucky 5 is a hard-swinging jazz band that blends 30’s and 40’s style swing with gypsy and Parisian flavors to create a unique blend of music that stands by itself. Combining originals and creative reworks of old standards, The Lucky 5 continues to be a favorite among music lovers young and old alike.