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the lineup

May 27th - September 3rd
Every Friday and Saturday
Looking for a specific busker? click here to view Buskers By Date
Week 1 - May 27th & 28th
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday Night, May 27th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Kick off our festival with the guitar stylings of Garrin Benfield, aerialist Lia Pearl & more!
Lia Pearl
Aerial silks is a circus art combining feats of strength with creative choreography. Watch and marvel as I present a combination of my favorite drops, spins, flips and other tricks while suspended from a 20' length of fabric!
Location: First Congregational Church
Eric & Frankie
Known for their mutual love of harmonies, Eric and Frankie also delight in giving their audience smiles and music to dance to!
Location: Carr Hardware
Garrin Benfield
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.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Robin O'Herin
Three-time Boston Blues Finalist, Robin O'Herin, specializes in historically rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music, for small listening rooms, libraries, festivals and schools. She has been singing the blues in Europe and across America for over 15 years.
Location: Lower RailRoad Street
The Hardwoods
Fiddler Dave Woodin and singer-songwriter Janice Hardgrove, performing a mix of traditional and original tunes and songs, with occasional guest, singer-songwriter Jon B. Woodin (The Woodin Boys).
Location: Gorham & Norton
Saturday Afternoon, May 28th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Shop, listen to the music & get your face painted!
Brian Hailes
Folk, rock, …and so much more! Brian Hailes has a wide range of styles that includes blues, country, jazz, and Broadway. As a trained opera singer he may even throw in a little Mozart!   
Location: SoCo Creamery
Face & Body Painting!
Hypoallergenic Paints. Child, Tween, Teen & Adult
Location: Robin's Candy
Giulio Brouzet
One man band. Guitar, harmonica, blues, folk. Giuliobrouzet.com
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Roger & Lenny
Millerton, NY, based Roger & Lenny perform spirited covers of tunes from a golden era of pop music. The duo's inspired harmonies evoke the likes of the Everly Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, and the Beatles.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Warren Sieme
A James Taylor-esque singer/songwriter, Warren Sieme returns to Berkshire Busk this season. From New York's Capital Region, Warren performs throughout the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Upstate New York.
Location: Berkshire Co-op Courtyard
Willy Welch
Willy has been a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, and is perhaps best-known for his composition "Right Field," recorded by Peter Paul & Mary, among many others. He is also an actor and has been in many musicals.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Saturday Night, May 28th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Featuring some of last summer's favorites, Michael Aaron & Katherine Winston.
Lia Pearl
Aerial silks is a circus art combining feats of strength with creative choreography. Watch and marvel as I present a combination of my favorite drops, spins, flips and other tricks while suspended from a 20' length of fabric!
Location: First Congregational Church
Abby Lappen
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.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Berkshire Resilience Brass Band
We are a Berkshire community group with musicians from Sheffield, Falls Village, and Salisbury/Lakeville who were drawn together by a passion for playing music for people to groove to. We are inspired by AfroCuban jazz, New Orleans second line brass bands, Balkan Brass and more.
Location: Carr Hardware
Michael Aaron
Michael Aaron is an American singer-songwriter from New York. Inspired by music icons from past decades, Aaron projects a familiar, but new sound, while bringing back the lyrical tellings of the classic American singer-songwriter.
Location: Gorham & Norton
Katherine Winston
Katherine Winston is a Singer/Songwriter from Massachusetts. She began singing as a child and soon was performing throughout the Northeast. In 2015, after competing on American Idol and placing in the top 24, she toured and traveled to Los Angeles where she began recording and releasing music. She has now made her way back East where she continues to work on new music. Katherine most recent single, ‘Birthday’, is available everywhere now.
Location: Lower RailRoad Street
Week 2 - June 3rd & 4th
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday Night, June 3rd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Saxophone, guitar & magic await!
Sherry!
Eclectic original instrumentals to soothe the soul...on keyboard and double-neck ukulele.
Location: Carr Hardware
The GypZbilly
Influences from Django Reinhardt to Leon Redbone to Ry Cooder to Taj Mahal to Louis Jordan, Kevin Smith lays down an eclectic funky mix of finger style guitar and vocal. All performed on instruments of his own design and construction. Various guests will be joining on different dates. 
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Eric & Frankie
Known for their mutual love of harmonies, Eric and Frankie also delight in giving their audience smiles and music to dance to!
Location: Gorham & Norton
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Location: Lower RailRoad Street
Saturday Afternoon, June 4th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Don't miss the traveling busker Eli Elkus while he's in town!
Sam McGarrity
As a consummate performance guitarist, Sam’s instincts and versatility extend beyond his mind-bending shred solos. He is capable of creating atmospheric textures, complex lyrical compositions, and beautifully haunting melody lines. He has an innate sense of what a song or performance needs, and the clean technical ability to execute with precision - both live and in the studio. 
Location: SoCo Creamery
Lee Rogers
I play acoustic guitar and sing, performing covers of folk and rock / soft rock , mostly from the 'classic rock' era. I have been playing guitar for around 40 years. I like to do an eclectic mix of songs, fun for children , adults  and anyone who loves music!
Location: Robin's Candy
Dylan Patrick Ward
Don't let his roughish good-looks fool you. Dylan Patrick Ward is a sensitive boy. Hailing from Vermont's Dirty South, he started self-recording and releasing lofi Indie-Folk albums from his childhood bedroom at his parent's house in 2020. Now he plays anywhere he can and continues to write darkly comical, melodic songs about down-on-their-luck loveable losers that owe a debt to the Mountain Goats, John Prine, George Saunders and The Simpsons.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Eli Elkus
Eli Elkus is a traveling musical storyteller, songcraftsman, and folk activist. He began sculpting his craft as a young troubadour fishin' for songs by the riversides and busking in the streets of New England where the love of folk music and storytelling found him, connecting with perfect strangers through merit, meter, and melody-making story and song. And so it went. The lazy-eyed dreamer and his familiar Bronco the hound wonder wander the US byways bringing folk music to the folks, freewheelin' in their road sweet home - 'JeBus'.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Patrick J Toole
Acoustic blues guitar renditions of classic American folk, gospel, and blues. Just guitar, slide, voice, and a foot tambourine. Simple.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Sherry!
Eclectic original instrumentals to soothe the soul...on keyboard and double-neck ukulele.
Location: Berkshire Co-op Courtyard
Saturday Night, June 4th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Music awaits you on every corner!
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Location: Carr Hardware
Willy Welch
Willy has been a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, and is perhaps best-known for his composition "Right Field," recorded by Peter Paul & Mary, among many others. He is also an actor and has been in many musicals.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Harry Levenstein
Jammable acoustic covers and originals influenced by Southern California skate, snow, and beach cultures, reggae, and hip hop.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Brian Hailes
Folk, rock, …and so much more! Brian Hailes has a wide range of styles that includes blues, country, jazz, and Broadway. As a trained opera singer he may even throw in a little Mozart!
Location: Gorham & Norton
Sam McGarrity
As a consummate performance guitarist, Sam’s instincts and versatility extend beyond his mind-bending shred solos. He is capable of creating atmospheric textures, complex lyrical compositions, and beautifully haunting melody lines. He has an innate sense of what a song or performance needs, and the clean technical ability to execute with precision - both live and in the studio. 
Location: Lower RailRoad Street
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Week 3 - June 10th & 11th
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday Night, June 10th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Featuring the guitar stylings of Jeffrey Kirn and multi-instrumentalist Mike Pagnani.
David Reed
Americana Groove Music from the Caribbean to the Mississippi Delta!
Location: Lower RailRoad St
Mike Pagnani
Mike Pagnani is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter working out of New York's Hudson Valley. He is a singer, songwriter/composer, producer, song leader, multi-instrumentalist, educator, and scholar and curator of traditional music who has been performing and teaching traditional music for over a decade.
Location: Gorham & Norton
The GypZbilly
Influences from Django Reinhardt to Leon Redbone to Ry Cooder to Taj Mahal to Louis Jordan, Kevin Smith lays down an eclectic funky mix of finger style guitar and vocal. All performed on instruments of his own design and construction. Various guests will be joining on different dates. 
Location: Carr Hardware
Jeffrey Kirn
Jeffrey Kirn is an ambient guitarist, electronic composer and film musician from the Mid-Hudson Valley, NY. Find his music as Isotherme on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Saturday Afternoon, June 11th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Don't miss first-time Berkshire Buskers Daring Coyotes at Berkshire Mountain Distillers!
Kristoffer Andrew Ross
A folk singer and instrumentalist, Kristoffer Andrew Ross performs with a love of regional tradition, relating songs with context of their historical origins as labor chants, records of forgotten crafts, and tales of love or sorrow.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Warren Sieme
A James Taylor-esque singer/songwriter, Warren Sieme returns to Berkshire Busk this season. From New York's Capital Region, Warren performs throughout the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Upstate New York.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Location: SoCo Creamery
Daring Coyotes
David Clark Carroll grew up outside Boston playing clarinet and going to punk rock shows. He first discovered bluegrass in college at the Philadelphia Folk Festival where he saw pioneering flat picker Doc Watson and newgrass legends Sam Bush and David Bromberg. He spent the over decade in Northern California playing bluegrass music all around the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Foothills before returning home to New England. Daring Coyotes is built around original material by David and live is an improvisational experience, going deep on original and traditional tunes with a modern flair.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Burrie
A. B. Jenkins or "Burrie" as known to those who do , a Songwriter / Guitarist out of the Northampton area ... playing  from Bach to Blues and Raga to Ragtime .
Location: Berkshire Food Co-Op Courtyard
Zane Sylvester
I play traditional fiddle music; Irish, Scottish, etc. I have been playing for about 9 years. Have performed frequently at Berkshire and Columbia county farmers market, cafes, etc.
Location: Robin's Candy
Saturday Night, June 11th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Come check out the talented young Irish dancers of Scoil Rince Breifne O Ruairc!
Scoil Rince Breifne O Ruairc
Scoil Rince Bréifne Ó Ruairc is an Irish dance school in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Our mission is to inspire the love of Irish dance in everyone we meet.
Location: Lower Railroad St
Daring Coyotes
David Clark Carroll grew up outside Boston playing clarinet and going to punk rock shows. He first discovered bluegrass in college at the Philadelphia Folk Festival where he saw pioneering flat picker Doc Watson and newgrass legends Sam Bush and David Bromberg. He spent the over decade in Northern California playing bluegrass music all around the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Foothills before returning home to New England. Daring Coyotes is built around original material by David and live is an improvisational experience, going deep on original and traditional tunes with a modern flair.
Location: Robin's Candy
Latin Roots
Latin Roots started through the project Yo Soy Arte, which launched Laura Cabrera as Vocalist voicing traditional and cumbia  Mexican songs. Latin Roots is a band composed by Berkshires latin musicians that voice latin musical cultures.After Latin Roots lunching in a show at MASS MOCA we realize our role as immigrants in the Berkshires and in the USA. Our mission is to bring Latin and South American culture and music to this new place we call home. Our role as artists and immigrants is to bring diversity to the Berkshires.  
Location: Rubiner's Alley
Michael Junkins
Michael Junkins is a Jazz guitarist living in the Berkshires. He discovered a love for his instrument at an early age and has been dedicated to the pursuit of improvisational music and jazz as an art form. Over the past twenty years, he has had the opportunity to perform and study with many well-known and talented musicians throughout the Northeast and in Philadelphia.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Week 4 - June 17th & 18th
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday Night, June 17th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Don't miss the talented young trio The Midnight Anthem on their night of Berkshire Busk!
Johnny Mystic
Berkshire County's favorite mysterious worker of magical wonders magician Johnny Mystic
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Joel Blumert
Exceptional finger-style guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer."
Location: Gorham & Norton
The Hardwoods
Fiddler Dave Woodin and singer-songwriter Janice Hardgrove, performing a mix of traditional and original tunes and songs, with occasional guest, singer-songwriter Jon B. Woodin (The Woodin Boys).
Location: Carr Hardware
The Midnight Anthem
The Midnight Anthem is a musical trio from New England, made up of Catherine, Sophia & Grace...cousins by birth, but sisters at heart. The group has an uncanny knack for creating music that is both fun to listen to and touches the soul. They play an eclectic blend of covers & originals, and their music can be described as country, rock & everything in between!
Location: Lower Railroad St
Notes from Underground
Notes from Underground is quite possibly the world's first cowboy disco band. Singer/guitarist Jon Protas and accordionist Dean Olsher explore the heretofore undiscovered territory where Sons of the Pioneers meet Donna Summer.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Saturday Afternoon, June 18th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Stop by Robin's Candy for a creation by Balloon Ben!
Balloon Ben
I can make almost anything out of balloons. Feel free to try and challenge me.
Location: Robin's Candy
Quiet Houses
Quiet Houses is a trio helmed by singer-songwriter Chris Eriquezzo and featuring bassist Josh Loell and drummer Will Carol. The band combines influences of Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Porcupine Tree and more to create a unique blend of alternative, folk, and progressive music.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Notes from Underground
Notes from Underground is quite possibly the world's first cowboy disco band. Singer/guitarist Jon Protas and accordionist Dean Olsher explore the heretofore undiscovered territory where Sons of the Pioneers meet Donna Summer.
Location: SoCo Creamery
David Hodge & the Players to Named Later
David has been playing in the Berkshires for close to 20 years and brings a wide variety of songs, including originals, whenever he plays. You'll hear plenty of songs you know and discover some you'd wish you'd known sooner.
Location: Berkshire Food Co-Op Courtyard
Warren Sieme
A James Taylor-esque singer/songwriter, Warren Sieme returns to Berkshire Busk this season. From New York's Capital Region, Warren performs throughout the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Upstate New York.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Brian Hailes
Folk, rock, …and so much more! Brian Hailes has a wide range of styles that includes blues, country, jazz, and Broadway. As a trained opera singer he may even throw in a little Mozart!
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Saturday Night, June 18th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Magic, Balloons, and more great music awaits!
Jaane Doe
Singer Songwriter Jaane Doe will Rock you gently with a soaring vocal range and well crafted originals and covers in the folk rock, pop genre . Don’t be surprised by an instrumental or two as Jaane is known to bring several guitars with varied tunings to her venues. A painter uses many brushes, pencils , crayons and colors. This is as true to art as it is to music!  To know more visit: www.jaanedoe.com.
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Natalie Lewis
A solo singer and guitarist who covers songs from a variety of decades.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Eric & Frankie
Known for their mutual love of harmonies,Eric and Frankie also delight in giving their audience smiles and music to dance to!
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Balloon Ben
I can make almost anything out of balloons. Feel free to try and challenge me.
Location: Robin's Candy
Quiet Houses
Quiet Houses is a trio helmed by singer-songwriter Chris Eriquezzo and featuring bassist Josh Loell and drummer Will Carol. The band combines influences of Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Porcupine Tree and more to create a unique blend of alternative, folk, and progressive music.
Location: Rubiner's Alley
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Week 5 - June 24 & 25th
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday, June 24th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
From Jazz, to Blues to Irish Folk Music -- there's tons to like this weekend!
Patrick B Ray
Patrick B Ray plays traditional country with a modern twist, as well as folk and bluegrass tunes. As an aficionado of the Honky Tonk sound, he’s played in Barrooms and breweries from Texas to Montana, and from Massachusetts to California.
Location: Lower Railroad St
GypZbilly
Influences from Django Reinhardt to Leon Redbone to Ry Cooder to Taj Mahal to Louis Jordan, Kevin Smith lays down an eclectic funky mix of finger style guitar and vocal. All performed on instruments of his own design and construction. Various guests will be joining on different dates. 
Location: Gorham & Norton
Robin O'Herin
Three-time Boston Blues Finalist, Robin O'Herin, specializes in historically rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music, for small listening rooms, libraries, festivals and schools. She has been singing the blues in Europe and across America for over 15 years.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
The Men o' War Balladeers
The Men o’ War Balladeers are a Folk and Celtic band based in upstate New York, performing ballads and shanties in rich vocal harmony, either a cappella or backed by guitar, bouzouki, and concertina.
Location: Rubiner's Alley
Barry Kay
Singer-songwriter Barry Kay shares his intimate baritone-tenor voice and acoustic finger style classical/folk/jazz guitar stylings with the streets of Stockbridge. Influences include James Taylor, Jim Croce, Paul Simon, Cat Stevens, Joni Mitchell, Michael Card, Keith Green, John Michael Talbot & Dan Fogelberg.
Location: Carr Hardware
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Saturday Afternoon, June 25th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Bruce Bowey
Bruce Bowey is an award winning family entertainer that has been wowing audiences for decades with his comical blend of magic, ventriloquism and expert balloon twisting. He has performed with Raffi and Pete Seeger and at thousands of events in Berkshire County and surrounding states.
Location: Robin's Candy
Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal
"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Joel Blumert
Exceptional fingerstyle guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer.
Location: SoCo Creamery
Phantom Luddites
The Phantom Luddites, a quartet of Berkshire County music veterans, performed last year as the New Light 4. With a large repertoire of jazz standards, and original tunes in various styles, the group pursues its muse for your listening pleasure.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Carolyn Bell
Carolyn Bell is a dynamic and versatile cabaret artist whose lovely voice, warmth,  and humor are  immediately apparent. Drawing from the American Song Book, Broadway, pop/jazz standards, classic country, and blues.
And given her extensive dance background, it's not surprising that much of her music is irresistably danceable ..  whether in English .. or in French, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Location: Berkshire Food Co-op Courtyard
Saturday Night, June 25th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Steven Gellman
Steven Gellman is a quintessential folk singer-songwriter with ""insightful original songs and homespun stories [that] provide a soul-warming folk rock respite in a busy, chilly world."" (Donn B. Murphy, The National Theater) His songs tell stories of everyday life wrapped in notes that will have you humming along in a style that Billboard Magazine has described as ""intensely sensitive and impressively intelligent at the same time.” Gellman has performed at acclaimed venues such as the Birchmere and Club Passim and has opened for the likes of Al Stewart, Richie Havens, Dar Williams, and Cheryl Wheeler among others.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Rockridge Berkshire Bluegrass
We're having a lot of laughs playing all those songs about cheatin', lyin', dyin' and drivin'!
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Bruce Bowey
Bruce Bowey is an award winning family entertainer that has been wowing audiences for decades with his comical blend of magic, ventriloquism and expert balloon twisting. He has performed with Raffi and Pete Seeger and at thousands of events in Berkshire County and surrounding states.
Location: Robin's Candy
Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal
"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"
Location: Gorham & Norton
Patrick B Ray
Patrick B Ray plays traditional country with a modern twist, as well as folk and bluegrass tunes. As an aficionado of the Honky Tonk sound, he’s played in Barrooms and breweries from Texas to Montana, and from Massachusetts to California.
Location: Lower Railroad St
Week 6 - July 1st & 2nd
(Click on the numbers above to view each week's schedule)
Friday, July 1st: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Prateek
Prateek (pruh - TEEK) has been described as “Not just any guy with a guitar…” by The Boston Globe and perhaps that’s the best introduction to his music besides actually listening to it. The Boston-based artist recorded his debut EP, “Walking in My Sleep,” with only his guitar and two microphones in an attempt to emulate Bob Dylan’s early work. Since then, Prateek’s music has evolved to incorporate gritty electric guitars, silvery backing vocals, and lush strings, all draped around his own soulful, powerful voice
Location: Berkshire Money Management
A.Z. Madonna
A.Z. is an accordionist who dabbles in many styles including contra dance music, French, Scandinavian, video game music, and whatever you just asked them to play. Unless it's "Lady of Spain."
Location: Gorham & Norton
Jaane Doe
Singer Songwriter Jaane Doe will Rock you gently with a soaring vocal range and well crafted originals and covers in the folk rock, pop genre . Don’t be surprised by an instrumental or two as Jaane is known to bring several guitars with varied tunings to her venues. A painter uses many brushes, pencils , crayons and colors. This is as true to art as it is to music!  To know more visit: www.jaanedoe.com.
Location: Rubiner's Alley
GypZbilly
Influences from Django Reinhardt to Leon Redbone to Ry Cooder to Taj Mahal to Louis Jordan, Kevin Smith lays down an eclectic funky mix of finger style guitar and vocal. All performed on instruments of his own design and construction. Various guests will be joining on different dates. 
Location: Carr Hardware
Robin O'Herin
Three-time Boston Blues Finalist, Robin O'Herin, specializes in historically rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music, for small listening rooms, libraries, festivals and schools. She has been singing the blues in Europe and across America for over 15 years.
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Saturday Afternoon, July 2nd: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Jacob Shipley
Jacob Shipley writes, sings, and tells stories about the awkward, uncomfortable, and painful moments in life that he’d rather not repeat. Some of his music is sorrowful, some sardonic and humorous, but all of it comes from a deeply personal place that is easy to connect with because we’ve all been there. His lyrics are poignant, his voice accessible, his range impressive, and his guitar work effortless and subtly intricate. Listening to Jacob is like reminiscing with an old friend: not everything was easy, but at least we made it through.
Location: SoCo Creamery
Jeffrey Kirn
Jeffrey Kirn is an ambient guitarist, electronic composer and film musician from the Mid-Hudson Valley, NY. Find his music as Isotherme on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music.
Location: Berkshire Food Co-Op Courtyard
Magic Brushes
Receive a glitter tattoo courtesy of BTC Family Entertainment!
Location: Robin's Candy
Christina Dellea
Singing 60's-80's pop favorites with full band sound on keyboard and hand percussion
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Sam McGarrity
As a consummate performance guitarist, Sam’s instincts and versatility extend beyond his mind-bending shred solos. He is capable of creating atmospheric textures, complex lyrical compositions, and beautifully haunting melody lines. He has an innate sense of what a song or performance needs, and the clean technical ability to execute with precision - both live and in the studio. 
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Prateek
Prateek (pruh - TEEK) has been described as “Not just any guy with a guitar…” by The Boston Globe and perhaps that’s the best introduction to his music besides actually listening to it. The Boston-based artist recorded his debut EP, “Walking in My Sleep,” with only his guitar and two microphones in an attempt to emulate Bob Dylan’s early work. Since then, Prateek’s music has evolved to incorporate gritty electric guitars, silvery backing vocals, and lush strings, all draped around his own soulful, powerful voice
Location: Calyx Berkshire
A.Z. Madonna
A.Z. is an accordionist who dabbles in many styles including contra dance music, French, Scandinavian, video game music, and whatever you just asked them to play. Unless it's "Lady of Spain."
Location: Bernay Fine Art
Saturday Night, July 2nd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Eric Bascom and Friends
Performing a blend of vocal and instrumental versions of jazz, blues, originals, and standards from the Great American Song Book from the years 1920 to 2000. 
Location: Rubiner's Alley
Abby Lappen
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.
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Jeffrey Kirn
Jeffrey Kirn is an ambient guitarist, electronic composer and film musician from the Mid-Hudson Valley, NY. Find his music as Isotherme on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Jacob Shipley
Jacob Shipley writes, sings, and tells stories about the awkward, uncomfortable, and painful moments in life that he’d rather not repeat. Some of his music is sorrowful, some sardonic and humorous, but all of it comes from a deeply personal place that is easy to connect with because we’ve all been there. His lyrics are poignant, his voice accessible, his range impressive, and his guitar work effortless and subtly intricate. Listening to Jacob is like reminiscing with an old friend: not everything was easy, but at least we made it through.
Location: Gorham & Norton
Harry Levenstein
Jammable acoustic covers and originals influenced by Southern California skate, snow, and beach cultures, reggae, and hip hop.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Week 7 - July 8th & 9th
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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!
Garrin Benfield
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.
Location: Gorham & Norton
David Reed
Americana Groove Music from the Caribbean to the Mississippi Delta!
Location: Berkshire Money Management
ARKAI
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. In collaboration with seven-time Grammy-nominated producer Joel Hamilton, ARKAI’s debut album, Aurora, will be released in 2022. Learn more at arkaimusic.com.
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Berkshire Theatre Group
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. Our vision is to be a center for creative work that enriches, educates, invigorates, transforms, and strengthens our community for the better.
Location: Rubiner's Cheesemongers
Natalie Lewis
A solo singer and guitarist who covers songs from a variety of decades.
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
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.
Location: TP Saddleblanket
Saturday Afternoon, July 9th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Up for some Italian love songs? Nido Di Cuculo is back!
Jerry and His Ukuleles (and Dulcimers)
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!
Location: Robin's Candy
Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal
"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Christina Dellea
Singing 60's-80's pop favorites with full band sound on keyboard and hand percussion
Location: Co-Op Courtyard
Nido Di Cucolo
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.
Location: Bernay Fine Art
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Tornado
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.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Firetown Road
Firetown Road is a Simsbury, Connecticut-based band that writes, produces, and performs original Americana and alt country music.
Location: SoCo Creamery
Saturday Night, July 9th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
The Lucky 5 and Mary Ann Palermo and Amy Van Dyne  - Three Berkshire Favs in one night!
Mary Ann Palermo & First Take Band
TMary 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!
Location: Lower Railroad Street
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.
Location: LATE NIGHT ONLY at SoCo Creamery!
Abby Lappen
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.
Location: Gorham & Norton
Rockridge Berkshire Bluegrass
We're having a lot of laughs playing all those songs about cheatin', lyin', dyin' and drivin'!
Location: Upper Railroad Street
Aimee Van Dyne
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.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal
"Mad Max and the Hootchie Cootchie Gal is an acoustic guitar and bass duo performing Blues/Roots standards"
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Samba Trio
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. Samba de Roda is an Afro-Brazilian music genre for dancing and social gatherings. Choro is an instrumental Brazilian music genre that combines classical music form with the Brazilian samba flare. All songs are sang in Portuguese led by a native Brazilian and co-sang by fluent Portuguese speakers.
Location: Rubiner's Alley
Week 8 - July 15th & 16th
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Friday, July 15th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Look up!  There's an aerialist at the Congregational Church - and lots of music and dance!
Lia Pearl
Aerial silks is a circus art combining feats of strength with creative choreography. Watch and marvel as I present a combination of my favorite drops, spins, flips and other tricks while suspended from a 20' length of fabric!
Location: First Congregational Church
Robin O'Herin
Three-time Boston Blues Finalist, Robin O'Herin, specializes in historically rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music, for small listening rooms, libraries, festivals and schools. She has been singing the blues in Europe and across America for over 15 years.
Location: Robin's Candy
Phantom Luddites
The Phantom Luddites, a quartet of Berkshire County music veterans, performed last year as the New Light 4. With a large repertoire of jazz standards, and original tunes in various styles, the group pursues its muse for your listening pleasure.
Location: Carr Hardware
Qualia Dance Collective
Qualia Dance Collective seeks to explore the qualities of space, time, and energy as catalysts for movement and art. Qualia Dance Collective began in 2021 as Fiona Scruggs Dance and transitioned to its new name in 2022.
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Barry Kay
Singer-songwriter Barry Kay shares his intimate baritone-tenor voice and acoustic finger style classical/folk/jazz guitar stylings with the streets of Stockbridge. Influences include James Taylor, Jim Croce, Paul Simon, Cat Stevens, Joni Mitchell, Michael Card, Keith Green, John Michael Talbot & Dan Fogelberg.
Location: Berkshire Money Management
Saturday Afternoon, July 16th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM

Lindy
Lindy loops solo electric guitar, both original and interpretations of Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, classics, transforming some into ambient soundscapes.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Aimee Van Dyne
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.
Location: Berkshire Mountain Distillers
David Hodge & the Players to Named Later
David has been playing in the Berkshires for close to 20 years and brings a wide variety of songs, including originals, whenever he plays. You'll hear plenty of songs you know and discover some you'd wish you'd known sooner.
Location: Berkshire Food Co-Op Courtyard
Christina Dellea
Singing 60's-80's pop favorites with full band sound on keyboard and hand percussion
Location: Triplex/Barrington Courtyard
Willy Welch
Willy has been a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, and is perhaps best-known for his composition "Right Field," recorded by Peter Paul & Mary, among many others. He is also an actor and has been in many musicals.
Location: SoCo Creamery
Debora Carver Ellsworth
Come get your face painted courtesy of BTC Family Entertainment!
Location: Robin's Candy
Fraser Andras
Fraser is an active composer and guitarist based in New England. He is a versatile
musician with a background in classical, metal, rock, jazz, and folk. He has composed music for solo classical guitar, orchestra, chamber ensembles, and music for bands. His compositional style combines elements from his musical background. He teaches guitar and composition.
Location: Bernay Fine Art
Saturday Night, July 16th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
The Fremonts are back and so is Magic with Darren Yong!  This is a night that you'll remember for a long time!
The Fremonts
Born in New York City and raised in Boulder CO, The Fremonts create unique theatrical experiences for their audiences by blending americana music and storytelling with a cabaret aesthetic. Stephanie Dodd (originally from Fremont, Nebraska - vocals/accordion) and Justin Badger (originally from Fremont, California - vocals/guitar) present their original music with performance skills honed from years of working as professional actors. Great Barrington locals!
Location: Lower Railroad Street
Darren Yong Magic
A fun high energy comedy magic show with lots of jaw dropping magic, silly jokes and even dangerous stunts.
Location: Upper Railroad Street
Secrets of French Girls
Ryder Cooley (accordion, musical saw) & Dennis Herbert (guitar) play original faerie tale folk songs. The duet, Secrets of French Girls, hails from the village of Hudson NY, where Ryder also performs with her band Dust Bowl Faeries.
Location: Rubiner's Cheesemongers
Elizabeth
Elizabeth performs a wide variety of circus acts, from flying high in the sky to fluid ground work. She pairs her background in dance with her professional circus training to create unique and fluid performance styles.
Location: First Congregational Church
Lindy
Lindy loops solo electric guitar, both original and interpretations of Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, classics, transforming some into ambient soundscapes.
Location: Gorham & Norton
Balloon Ben
I can make almost anything out of balloons. Feel free to try and challenge me.
Location: Robin's Candy
Eli Ryp
Eli Ryp is a soul singer-songwriter who has performed internationally and graced the stages of The Apollo Theatre in Harlem as well as The Crypt in Cape Town, South Africa among others. You can follow her on Instagram @eli.ryp.music to get updates on her new musical releases.
Location: Calyx Berkshire
Week 9 - July 22nd & 23rd
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Friday, July 22nd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
More Magic and Great Music - country, Jazz, covers!
Darren Yong Magic
A fun high energy comedy magic show with lots of jaw dropping magic, silly jokes and even dangerous stunts.
Mike Pagnani
Mike Pagnani is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter working out of New York's Hudson Valley. He is a singer, songwriter/composer, producer, song leader, multi-instrumentalist, educator, and scholar and curator of traditional music who has been performing and teaching traditional music for over a decade.
Michael Aaron
Michael Aaron is an American singer-songwriter from New York. Inspired by music icons from past decades, Aaron projects a familiar, but new sound, while bringing back the lyrical tellings of the classic American singer-songwriter.
Ms. Money Bags
Ms. Money Bags will be working Main Street to answer any of YOUR financial questions. 
Katherine Winston
Katherine Winston is a Singer/Songwriter from Massachusetts. She began singing as a child and soon was performing throughout the Northeast. In 2015, after competing on American Idol and placing in the top 24, she toured and traveled to Los Angeles where she began recording and releasing music. She has now made her way back East where she continues to work on new music. Katherine most recent single, ‘Birthday’, is available everywhere now.
Flamenca Joanne
Flamenco dancer/teacher at Berkshire Pulse
Saturday Afternoon, July 23rd: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Aimee Van Dyne
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.
Dylan Patrick Ward
Don't let his roughish good-looks fool you. Dylan Patrick Ward is a sensitive boy. Hailing from Vermont's Dirty South, he started self-recording and releasing lofi Indie-Folk albums from his childhood bedroom at his parent's house in 2020. Now he plays anywhere he can and continues to write darkly comical, melodic songs about down-on-their-luck loveable losers that owe a debt to the Mountain Goats, John Prine, George Saunders and The Simpsons.
Warren Sieme
A James Taylor-esque singer/songwriter, Warren Sieme returns to Berkshire Busk this season. From New York's Capital Region, Warren performs throughout the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Upstate New York.
Sparkle Squad
Sparkle Squad CT specializes in temporary body art and is guaranteed to be a hit at any event and makes a great addition to birthday parties, school functions, corporate events, street fairs, festivals, fundraisers, charity events and much more! Nicole & Donna are professionally trained and licensed cosmetologists along with being classically trained artists. We specialize in face painting, prenatal art, and body painting.

We only use FDA approved, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, cosmetic-grade materials to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Nido Di Cucolo
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.
Quiet Houses
Quiet Houses is a trio helmed by singer-songwriter Chris Eriquezzo and featuring bassist Josh Loell and drummer Will Carol. The band combines influences of Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Porcupine Tree and more to create a unique blend of alternative, folk, and progressive music.
Saturday Night, July 23rd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Jackson Whalan brings his own brand of fun -- along with some amazing magic with Darren Yong!
Jackson Whalan
Jackson Whalan is a lyricist and producer from The Berkshires creating hip-hop from the heart to uplift and inspire listeners around the world. His life show consists of original songs, beats, rhymes, and off-the-top freestyles.
Darren Yong Magic
A fun high energy comedy magic show with lots of jaw dropping magic, silly jokes and even dangerous stunts.
Jaane Doe
Singer Songwriter Jaane Doe will Rock you gently with a soaring vocal range and well crafted originals and covers in the folk rock, pop genre . Don’t be surprised by an instrumental or two as Jaane is known to bring several guitars with varied tunings to her venues. A painter uses many brushes, pencils , crayons and colors. This is as true to art as it is to music!  To know more visit: www.jaanedoe.com.
Firetown Road
Firetown Road is a Simsbury, Connecticut-based band that writes, produces, and performs original Americana and alt country music.
Week 10 - July 29th & 30th
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Friday, July 29th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
DUET
DUET offers a blend of jazz standards, swing music, Latin tunes, waltzes, and fiddle tunes. Claudia Forest, violin, and Jon Ahmadjian, guitar/vocals,›› capture great melodies with compelling energy and rhythm. They deliver a clean sound with style that’s true to the timeless material.
Dylan Patrick Ward
Don't let his roughish good-looks fool you. Dylan Patrick Ward is a sensitive boy. Hailing from Vermont's Dirty South, he started self-recording and releasing lofi Indie-Folk albums from his childhood bedroom at his parent's house in 2020. Now he plays anywhere he can and continues to write darkly comical, melodic songs about down-on-their-luck loveable losers that owe a debt to the Mountain Goats, John Prine, George Saunders and The Simpsons.
Natalie Lewis
A solo singer and guitarist who covers songs from a variety of decades.
Buddha Da Great
Striking chords within hearts everywhere, Buddha Da Great connects his fan base across the world through the empowering melodies that reinforce ideas of love, tolerance and acceptance.Born in Atlanta, GA and currently a resident of Millerton, NY, Buddha Da Great is an emerging part of the resurgent Hip-Hop culture. The aspiring rapper also considers himself as an experimentalist and infuses the genres of Trap, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues into his masterful productions.
Harry & Karen and The Unexpected
Harry & Karen are an intimate improvisational musical duo featuring guitar, mandolin, hand drums and percussion. They infuse high vibrational cover tunes born of legends, troubadours and tasty retro-bands with a throw-back vibe that says, “I haven’t heard that song since high school.
Saturday Afternoon, July 30th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Lindy
Lindy loops solo electric guitar, both original and interpretations of Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, classics, transforming some into ambient soundscapes.
Roger & Lenny
Millerton, NY, based Roger & Lenny perform spirited covers of tunes from a golden era of pop music. The duo's inspired harmonies evoke the likes of the Everly Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, and the Beatles.
Jerry and His Ukuleles (and Dulcimers)
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!
Joel Blumert
Exceptional fingerstyle guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer.
Willy Welch
Willy has been a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, and is perhaps best-known for his composition "Right Field," recorded by Peter Paul & Mary, among many others. He is also an actor and has been in many musicals.
Dylan Patrick Ward
Don't let his roughish good-looks fool you. Dylan Patrick Ward is a sensitive boy. Hailing from Vermont's Dirty South, he started self-recording and releasing lofi Indie-Folk albums from his childhood bedroom at his parent's house in 2020. Now he plays anywhere he can and continues to write darkly comical, melodic songs about down-on-their-luck loveable losers that owe a debt to the Mountain Goats, John Prine, George Saunders and The Simpsons.
Carolyn Bell
Carolyn Bell is a dynamic and versatile cabaret artist whose lovely voice, warmth,  and humor are  immediately apparent. Drawing from the American Song Book, Broadway, pop/jazz standards, classic country, and blues.
And given her extensive dance background, it's not surprising that much of her music is irresistably danceable ..  whether in English .. or in French, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Saturday Night, July 30th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Harry & Karen and The Unexpected
Harry & Karen are an intimate improvisational musical duo featuring guitar, mandolin, hand drums and percussion. They infuse high vibrational cover tunes born of legends, troubadours and tasty retro-bands with a throw-back vibe that says, “I haven’t heard that song since high school.
The Rollin' Rust
The Rollin' Rust is a three piece americana band from Central New York comprised of childhood friends, James VanDeuson (Lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica), Jimmy Hearn (Lead guitar) and Kyle Dennis (Drums, percussion and vocals).
Bruce Bowey
Bruce Bowey is an award winning family entertainer that has been wowing audiences for decades with his comical blend of magic, ventriloquism and expert balloon twisting. He has performed with Raffi and Pete Seeger and at thousands of events in Berkshire County and surrounding states. 
Lindy
Lindy loops solo electric guitar, both original and interpretations of Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, classics, transforming some into ambient soundscapes.
Seiranigami
We are ✨Seiranigami✨ (Pronounced: ser-ani-gami)
Excuse us while we introduce ourselves!
Chelsea - singer, songwriter, poet, dancer, lover of humans/trees/food and glitter, HBIC Ajay - guitarist, all around fabulous human, lover of music/dank jams/trees and ice cream
Welcome to our Creative Matrix!
Colby Lewis
Colby plays guitar and sings all those songs from the 70’s that we know the words to or want to dance to- Colby gets the party started!!! with Van Morrison, Eagles, America, Rolling Stones, James Taylor, Crosby Stills Nash and then takes it to current music- playing from a stage or around a campfire, he’s been performing for over 40 years.
Week 11 - August 5th & 6th
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Friday, August 5th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Danie + Bobby Acrobatics
Danie + Bobby are an Acrobatic Circus Duo whose big skills and cheeky antics have been providing wonder and delight since 2019. Best known for their high art contemporary circus work, such as performing at the Van Gogh Immersive in NYC, they have branched out in the past years to indulge their sense of the absurd and bring physical comedy to the streets. Danie + Bobby are excited to be making their return to year 2 of Berkshire Busk. You can learn more about them at www.danieacro.com/duo
Lucky Bucket
Lucky Bucket is the new sound in town….comprised of 6 seasoned musicians playing songs from the 60’s 70’s 80’s, Rock, Country, and Rock- A-Billy.
Jaane Doe
Singer Songwriter Jaane Doe will Rock you gently with a soaring vocal range and well crafted originals and covers in the folk rock, pop genre . Don’t be surprised by an instrumental or two as Jaane is known to bring several guitars with varied tunings to her venues. A painter uses many brushes, pencils , crayons and colors. This is as true to art as it is to music!  To know more visit: www.jaanedoe.com.
Mike Pagnani
Mike Pagnani is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter working out of New York's Hudson Valley. He is a singer, songwriter/composer, producer, song leader, multi-instrumentalist, educator, and scholar and curator of traditional music who has been performing and teaching traditional music for over a decade.
Saturday Afternoon, August 6th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Justin & Adriana
Justin & Adriana are a Hudson Valley-based keyboard and flute duo. They make up 2 out of the 4 members of jazz-fusion group, Pocket Merchant. Their music is a blend of original compositions and new arrangements of jazz standards with an emphasis on rhythm and groove.
Joel Blumert
Exceptional fingerstyle guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer.
Jerry and His Ukuleles (and Dulcimers)
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!
Eli Elkus
Eli Elkus is a traveling musical storyteller, songcraftsman, and folk activist. He began sculpting his craft as a young troubadour fishin' for songs by the riversides and busking in the streets of New England where the love of folk music and storytelling found him, connecting with perfect strangers through merit, meter, and melody-making story and song. And so it went. The lazy-eyed dreamer and his familiar Bronco the hound wonder wander the US byways bringing folk music to the folks, freewheelin' in their road sweet home - 'JeBus'.
Warren Sieme
A James Taylor-esque singer/songwriter, Warren Sieme returns to Berkshire Busk this season. From New York's Capital Region, Warren performs throughout the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Upstate New York.
Sparkle Squad
Sparkle Squad CT specializes in temporary body art and is guaranteed to be a hit at any event and makes a great addition to birthday parties, school functions, corporate events, street fairs, festivals, fundraisers, charity events and much more! Nicole & Donna are professionally trained and licensed cosmetologists along with being classically trained artists. We specialize in face painting, prenatal art, and body painting.

We only use FDA approved, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, cosmetic-grade materials to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
Saturday Night, August 6th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Paper Anniversary
Paper Anniversary is an Americana/ Bluegrass band led by Katherine Slingluff and Andy Stuckey. Their songs spotlight the highs and lows of being in a relationship.
The Dreamers
The Dreamers playing hits from the 60's 70's 80's dance to the music or sit back and enjoyStephen Patterson -Bass, Danny Lipson -guitar, Pete Rock Guitar, Dave Wiley Drums & Jeff Caminiti-Persussions  all singing the tunes we love
Located at the Gazebo from 5:30-7pm!!
Pocket Merchant
Pocket Merchant is a Hudson Valley-based jazz-fusion ensemble. Their music features original compositions and playful improvisations. Their quartet includes flute, sax, drums, and keyboards.
Joel Blumert
Exceptional fingerstyle guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer.
Danie + Bobby Acrobatics
Danie + Bobby are an Acrobatic Circus Duo whose big skills and cheeky antics have been providing wonder and delight since 2019. Best known for their high art contemporary circus work, such as performing at the Van Gogh Immersive in NYC, they have branched out in the past years to indulge their sense of the absurd and bring physical comedy to the streets. Danie + Bobby are excited to be making their return to year 2 of Berkshire Busk. You can learn more about them at www.danieacro.com/duo
Timbalanced
Hailing from the hometown of P.T. Barnum, Tim Walsh has always felt drawn to the circus arts. He learned the basic juggling pattern at an early age, however it wasn't until college when, having the opportunity to juggle in a play at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, that he was inspired to delve further into the art. Since then, Tim has been building his skill set one trick at a time. Audiences at parties, parades, community events, and even road races have been delighted by these skills, which now include unicycling, stilt walking, rola bola, hula hooping, cigar box juggling, and hat manipulation.
Week 12 - August 12th & 13th
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Friday, August 12th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
WackyChad!
Stunt Comedian WackyChad performs his action-packed, interactive stunt comedy show featuring extreme pogo stick stunts, big tricks and huge laughs! 
Scott Damgaard
Scott Damgaard is an acoustic guitar playing singer/songwriter from Waltham, MA with seven studio albums. His versatile playing style, articulate vocals and eclectic taste in music make for an entertaining show.
GypZbilly
Influences from Django Reinhardt to Leon Redbone to Ry Cooder to Taj Mahal to Louis Jordan, Kevin Smith lays down an eclectic funky mix of finger style guitar and vocal. All performed on instruments of his own design and construction. Various guests will be joining on different dates. 
Scoil Rince Breifne O Ruairc
Scoil Rince Bréifne Ó Ruairc is an Irish dance school in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Our mission is to inspire the love of Irish dance in everyone we meet.
Jacob Shipley
Jacob Shipley writes, sings, and tells stories about the awkward, uncomfortable, and painful moments in life that he’d rather not repeat. Some of his music is sorrowful, some sardonic and humorous, but all of it comes from a deeply personal place that is easy to connect with because we’ve all been there. His lyrics are poignant, his voice accessible, his range impressive, and his guitar work effortless and subtly intricate. Listening to Jacob is like reminiscing with an old friend: not everything was easy, but at least we made it through.
Saturday Afternoon, August 13th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Daymen C Toussaint
Daymen is a singer-songwriter from both San Diego, CA. and South Hadley, MA. He plays a mix of originals and covers from throughout the years. He got his start playing music 21 years ago in Southern California and now makes his rounds in the Western Massachusetts music scene.
Paper Anniversary
Paper Anniversary is an Americana/ Bluegrass band led by Katherine Slingluff and Andy Stuckey. Their songs spotlight the highs and lows of being in a relationship.
Magic Brushes
Receive a glitter tattoo courtesy of BTC Family Entertainment!
Jim VanDeuson
Jim VanDeuson is a singer/songwriter from Cortland, NY with over 40 years of professional experience. Alongside originals, Jim performs a mix of classics from artists such as James Taylor, The Eagles and The Beatles.

Jim has come full circle as an artist. He’s played as a solo act, in country band, "Bounty" and as a duo with dear friend, Dan Austin.

Now, he’s back to playing solo shows all over the Northeast.Come out and enjoy his deep, rich voice in Great Barrington.
Scott Damgaard
Scott Damgaard is an acoustic guitar playing singer/songwriter from Waltham, MA with seven studio albums. His versatile playing style, articulate vocals and eclectic taste in music make for an entertaining show.
Fraser Andras
Fraser is an active composer and guitarist based in New England. He is a versatile
musician with a background in classical, metal, rock, jazz, and folk. He has composed music for solo classical guitar, orchestra, chamber ensembles, and music for bands. His compositional style combines elements from his musical background. He teaches guitar and composition.
Saturday Night, August 13th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
WackyChad!
Stunt Comedian WackyChad performs his action-packed, interactive stunt comedy show featuring extreme pogo stick stunts, big tricks and huge laughs! 
The Rollin' Rust
The Rollin' Rust is a three piece americana band from Central New York comprised of childhood friends, James VanDeuson (Lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica), Jimmy Hearn (Lead guitar) and Kyle Dennis (Drums, percussion and vocals).
Secrets of French Girls
Ryder Cooley (accordion, musical saw) & Dennis Herbert (guitar) play original faerie tale folk songs. The duet, Secrets of French Girls, hails from the village of Hudson NY, where Ryder also performs with her band Dust Bowl Faeries.
Michael Aaron
Michael Aaron is an American singer-songwriter from New York. Inspired by music icons from past decades, Aaron projects a familiar, but new sound, while bringing back the lyrical tellings of the classic American singer-songwriter.
Ms. Money Bags
Ms. Money Bags will be working Main Street to answer any of YOUR financial questions. 
Daymen C Toussaint
Daymen is a singer-songwriter from both San Diego, CA. and South Hadley, MA. He plays a mix of originals and covers from throughout the years. He got his start playing music 21 years ago in Southern California and now makes his rounds in the Western Massachusetts music scene.
Week 13 - August 19th & 20th
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Friday, August 19th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Big Lux
Big Lux is a larger-than-life musician changing the way people see the Violin, and the world. His music reflects a life spread across five continents and multiple war zones, with original compositions taking audiences from Baghdad to Seoul to his hometown of Westerly, RI. Classically trained as a child, he blends Hip Hop, Blue Grass, Jazz, and personal life stories to create an experience for his audience instead of a show. Whether he’s playing a nightclub, a corporate event or a wedding, Big Lux delivers a musical performance you can feel.
Lindy
Lindy loops solo electric guitar, both original and interpretations of Blues, Rock & Roll, Reggae, classics, transforming some into ambient soundscapes.
Lia Pearl
Aerial silks is a circus art combining feats of strength with creative choreography. Watch and marvel as I present a combination of my favorite drops, spins, flips and other tricks while suspended from a 20' length of fabric!
The Hoping Machine
A group of singers, musicians and activists for social justice who believe that music heals and brings people together.
The Hardwoods
Fiddler Dave Woodin and singer-songwriter Janice Hardgrove, performing a mix of traditional and original tunes and songs, with occasional guest, singer-songwriter Jon B. Woodin (The Woodin Boys).
Saturday Afternoon, August 20th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Lee Rogers
I play acoustic guitar and sing, performing covers of folk and rock / soft rock , mostly from the 'classic rock' era. I have been playing guitar for around 40 years. I like to do an eclectic mix of songs, fun for children , adults  and anyone who loves music!
Aimee Van Dyne
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.
Sam McGarrity
As a consummate performance guitarist, Sam’s instincts and versatility extend beyond his mind-bending shred solos. He is capable of creating atmospheric textures, complex lyrical compositions, and beautifully haunting melody lines. He has an innate sense of what a song or performance needs, and the clean technical ability to execute with precision - both live and in the studio. 
Daymen C Toussaint
Daymen is a singer-songwriter from both San Diego, CA. and South Hadley, MA. He plays a mix of originals and covers from throughout the years. He got his start playing music 21 years ago in Southern California and now makes his rounds in the Western Massachusetts music scene.
Big Lux
Big Lux is a larger-than-life musician changing the way people see the Violin, and the world. His music reflects a life spread across five continents and multiple war zones, with original compositions taking audiences from Baghdad to Seoul to his hometown of Westerly, RI. Classically trained as a child, he blends Hip Hop, Blue Grass, Jazz, and personal life stories to create an experience for his audience instead of a show. Whether he’s playing a nightclub, a corporate event or a wedding, Big Lux delivers a musical performance you can feel.
Quiet Houses
Quiet Houses is a trio helmed by singer-songwriter Chris Eriquezzo and featuring bassist Josh Loell and drummer Will Carol. The band combines influences of Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Porcupine Tree and more to create a unique blend of alternative, folk, and progressive music.
Saturday Night, August 20th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Rees Shad & The Conversations
Songwriter, storyteller, multi-instrumentalist Rees Shad is a master of alluring melodies and short story songs. His band performs a unique style of Americana blending introspective folk, swingin’ jazz, and blues guaranteed to make you smile!
Jon Carroll
Grammy Winner from Starland Vocal Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter, etc)Original Songs recorded by Linda Ronstadt, Tom Jones, others)
Katherine Winston
Katherine Winston is a Singer/Songwriter from Massachusetts. She began singing as a child and soon was performing throughout the Northeast. In 2015, after competing on American Idol and placing in the top 24, she toured and traveled to Los Angeles where she began recording and releasing music. She has now made her way back East where she continues to work on new music. Katherine most recent single, ‘Birthday’, is available everywhere now.
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Berkshire Bateria
Street Samba Drumming, rhythms from Brazil! Based in Great Barrington, MA. the performers have played all over New England, Colorado, Las Vegas, and New York City, since 1994. Traditional instruments from Brazil are used and the audience members will have a chance to join the fun as extra instruments and instruction will be available! Come experience The Joy of Samba!
Elizabeth
Elizabeth performs a wide variety of circus acts, from flying high in the sky to fluid ground work. She pairs her background in dance with her professional circus training to create unique and fluid performance styles.
Big Lux
Big Lux is a larger-than-life musician changing the way people see the Violin, and the world. His music reflects a life spread across five continents and multiple war zones, with original compositions taking audiences from Baghdad to Seoul to his hometown of Westerly, RI. Classically trained as a child, he blends Hip Hop, Blue Grass, Jazz, and personal life stories to create an experience for his audience instead of a show. Whether he’s playing a nightclub, a corporate event or a wedding, Big Lux delivers a musical performance you can feel.
Flamenca Joanne
Flamenco dancer/teacher at Berkshire Pulse
Week 14 - August 26th & 27th
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Friday, August 26th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Jasperoo
Jasperoo melds instrumental Americana old-time with original tunes, sharing stories about the music, their instruments (4 and 5 string banjo, 6 and 12 string guitar), and the path where music takes us all. John and Mary Beth Bunge (Jasperoo) have been playing music together for more than four decades. Over the years they have performed in folk, rock, new wave, opera, jazz and classical ensembles.
Griffin Woodard and Pritesh Walia Duo
Pritesh Walia (guitar) and Griffin Woodard (bass clarinet) play jazz standards and other beloved melodies with a spirit of joyful collaboration.
Aimee Van Dyne
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.
Delta Blues and Beyond
30's-40's American Delta Blues, and Folk.
David Carroll/Daring Coyotes
David Clark Carroll grew up outside Boston playing clarinet and going to punk rock shows. He first discovered bluegrass in college at the Philadelphia Folk Festival where he saw pioneering flat picker Doc Watson and newgrass legends Sam Bush and David Bromberg. He spent the over decade in Northern California playing bluegrass music all around the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Foothills before returning home to New England. Daring Coyotes is built around original material by David and live is an improvisational experience, going deep on original and traditional tunes with a modern flair.
Saturday Afternoon, August 27th: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Bruce Bowey
Bruce Bowey is an award winning family entertainer that has been wowing audiences for decades with his comical blend of magic, ventriloquism and expert balloon twisting. He has performed with Raffi and Pete Seeger and at thousands of events in Berkshire County and surrounding states.
Griffin Woodard and Pritesh Walia Duo
Pritesh Walia (guitar) and Griffin Woodard (bass clarinet) play jazz standards and other beloved melodies with a spirit of joyful collaboration.
Eli Elkus
Eli Elkus is a traveling musical storyteller, songcraftsman, and folk activist. He began sculpting his craft as a young troubadour fishin' for songs by the riversides and busking in the streets of New England where the love of folk music and storytelling found him, connecting with perfect strangers through merit, meter, and melody-making story and song. And so it went. The lazy-eyed dreamer and his familiar Bronco the hound wonder wander the US byways bringing folk music to the folks, freewheelin' in their road sweet home - 'JeBus'.
DUET
DUET offers a blend of jazz standards, swing music, Latin tunes, waltzes, and fiddle tunes. Claudia Forest, violin, and Jon Ahmadjian, guitar/vocals,›› capture great melodies with compelling energy and rhythm. They deliver a clean sound with style that’s true to the timeless material.
Giulio Brouzet
One man band. Guitar, harmonica, blues, folk. Giuliobrouzet.com
Tornado
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.
Saturday Night, August 27th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
The Matchstick Architects
The Matchstick Architects are a New England area indie rock band. Their music has been heard on local radio from the Berkshires to New York’s Capital Region. They play a mix of original and cover songs and will definitely leave you wanting more!
Alakazam
ALAKAZAM’s new alter ego “TENNIS THE MENACE” is sure to cause a real Racket!A festival favorite in 38 countries, this show has accumulated 23 international street theater awards. ALAKAZAM is truly, a one-man ENTERTAINMENT HURRICANE!A Grand Finalist on “Australia’s Got talent” and Bruce Springsteens favorite street performer.
Jasperoo
Jasperoo melds instrumental Americana old-time with original tunes, sharing stories about the music, their instruments (4 and 5 string banjo, 6 and 12 string guitar), and the path where music takes us all. John and Mary Beth Bunge (Jasperoo) have been playing music together for more than four decades. Over the years they have performed in folk, rock, new wave, opera, jazz and classical ensembles.
Mike Cobb
Former Island Records recording artist Mike Cobb has shared the stage with Oasis, Cake, The Legendary Shack Shakers, The Bad Daddies, and more. Cobb divides his time between Brooklyn, NY and Connecticut. He leads The Deep North and The Crevulators, who play country, folk, rock, and more.
Natalie Lewis
A solo singer and guitarist who covers songs from a variety of decades.
Bruce Bowey
Bruce Bowey is an award winning family entertainer that has been wowing audiences for decades with his comical blend of magic, ventriloquism and expert balloon twisting. He has performed with Raffi and Pete Seeger and at thousands of events in Berkshire County and surrounding states.
Week 15 - Sept 2nd & 3rd
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Friday, Sept 2nd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Jaane Doe
Singer Songwriter Jaane Doe will Rock you gently with a soaring vocal range and well crafted originals and covers in the folk rock, pop genre . Don’t be surprised by an instrumental or two as Jaane is known to bring several guitars with varied tunings to her venues. A painter uses many brushes, pencils , crayons and colors. This is as true to art as it is to music!  To know more visit: www.jaanedoe.com.
Mike Pagnani
Mike Pagnani is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter working out of New York's Hudson Valley. He is a singer, songwriter/composer, producer, song leader, multi-instrumentalist, educator, and scholar and curator of traditional music who has been performing and teaching traditional music for over a decade.
Qualia Dance Collective
Qualia Dance Collective seeks to explore the qualities of space, time, and energy as catalysts for movement and art. Qualia Dance Collective began in 2021 as Fiona Scruggs Dance and transitioned to its new name in 2022.
Berkshire Resilience Brass Band
We are a Berkshire community group with musicians from Sheffield, Falls Village, and Salisbury/Lakeville who were drawn together by a passion for playing music for people to groove to. We are inspired by AfroCuban jazz, New Orleans second line brass bands, Balkan Brass and more.
Benjamin Levy
Benjamin Levy is delighted to be performing on the street once again; some of his first performances were several decades(!) ago outside the Crafts Fair at Monument. Since then, he’s appeared everywhere from the Rainbow Room to the White House. But even the most established performers need to break in different material: Come see what's new!
Zane Sylvester
I play traditional fiddle music; Irish, Scottish, etc. I have been playing for about 9 years. Have performed frequently at Berkshire and Columbia county farmers market, cafes, etc.
Saturday Afternoon, Sept 3rd: 2:30  - 4:30 PM
Rick and Marilyn
'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.
Nido Di Cucolo
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.
Katherine Winston
Katherine Winston is a Singer/Songwriter from Massachusetts. She began singing as a child and soon was performing throughout the Northeast. In 2015, after competing on American Idol and placing in the top 24, she toured and traveled to Los Angeles where she began recording and releasing music. She has now made her way back East where she continues to work on new music. Katherine most recent single, ‘Birthday’, is available everywhere now.
Joel Blumert
Exceptional fingerstyle guitar and vocals, blues, folk, bluegrass, Celtic, American songbook jazz standards, rock, eclectic. Jazz great Ahmad Jamal calls him "a fascinating and gifted performer.
Willy Welch
Willy has been a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, and is perhaps best-known for his composition "Right Field," recorded by Peter Paul & Mary, among many others. He is also an actor and has been in many musicals.
Brian Hailes
Folk, rock, …and so much more! Brian Hailes has a wide range of styles that includes blues, country, jazz, and Broadway. As a trained opera singer he may even throw in a little Mozart!   
Saturday Night, Sept 3rd: 6:30  - 8:30 PM
Cate Great
Cate is a 20 year veteran of circus, stage, and street. She's brought her unique combination of high-skill and original comedy to 11 different countries including: Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, Kuwait, Dubai and most of Canada.
Just Felice
Felice Ling is an occasionally international street performer who can be found most often at Boston's Faneuil Hall. She is a magician who has performed in three international fringe festivals and on the streets of three different continents. She's not flashy, she's not snazzy -- she's Just Felice.
Mary Ann Palermo & First Take Band
TMary 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!
Garrin Benfield
Brooklyn and Hillsdale, NY-based singer songwriter Garrin Benfield has released five full length albums and has been touring nationally since 2000. Employing live looping, Garrin improvises rhythmic jams and soundscapes that emerge organically from his own original songs and eclectic covers.
David Reed
Americana Groove Music from the Caribbean to the Mississippi Delta!
Michael Aaron
Michael Aaron is an American singer-songwriter from New York. Inspired by music icons from past decades, Aaron projects a familiar, but new sound, while bringing back the lyrical tellings of the classic American singer-songwriter.
Balloon Ben
I can make almost anything out of balloons. Feel free to try and challenge me.
Location: Robin's Candy