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The Lineup

Week 3: July 12 & 13
Main Stage! Friday Night, July 12th: 6:30  - 10:00 PM

On Railroad Street in downtown Great Barrington.

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Groovy Guy: Lower Railroad Street

Street entertainment at its best, Groovy Guy brings audiences a classic show with the freshest ingredients. We love his juggling, circus tricks and magic and we know you will too. Groovy Guy is a variety comedian and world class juggler. With tremendous physical skills as a unicyclist, tightrope walker and comedy magician, his show really packs a punch. His slack rope walking is an amazing feat of balance and confidence, and he keeps the crowd in the palm of his hand even when he’s juggling knives. Whether he is making a banana magically appear while riding his 6 foot unicycle, rolling a crystal ball on his head, or juggling deadly sharp knives, the audience will be giggling at his jokes and gasping with amazement. His cheeky humour always hits the spot, and he drums up teams of volunteers for a thoroughly interactive performance.
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Dav!d Reed: Upper Railroad Street

Grab yer kitbag put, on yer travelin' shoes and embark on a unique musical odyssey from the sunny Caribbean to the backroads of Appalachia via the gritty juke joints of the deep Delta with singer-songwriter David Reed and his collection of guitars, percussion and spellbinding cigar box instruments. Whatever he picks from his wondrous songbag is guaranteed to make you feel glad. Come on along!
Friday Night, July 12th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM

All around downtown Great Barrington.

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Christina Dellea: Carr Hardware

Christina Dellea is well known in the Roe Jan (NY) and Berkshire (MA) area as a versatile and exceptional vocalist with an intrinsic ability to harmonize. Specializing in contemporary pop music especially from the 60/70’s/80’s eras, she performs solo with full band sound on keyboard as well as hand percussion. She will remind you of Karla Bonoff, Carly Simon, Carole King, Karen Carpenter and Stevie Nicks at times as she passionately sings her interpretations of these and many more artist's pop favorites.
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Mike Pagnani: Castle Street Corner

Mike Pagnani is a singer and multi-instrumentalist performing traditional acoustic music. He has been entertaining, educating and busking in the Hudson Valley and Berkshires for nearly 20 years.
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Jasperoo: Triplex Courtyard

Jasperoo is an acoustic instrumental duo with John Bunge on banjo and slide guitar and MaryBeth Bunge on rhythm guitar. Based in New York’s Hudson Valley, they are popular at festivals, markets, and special events. Jasperoo’s albums Pandemonium (2022) and The Players Come Again (2023) offer a mix of traditional and original songs. Their new EP, Ferncliff Foray, is entirely original.
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Kevin Devaney, Poet: TP Saddleblanket

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 130 books of poetry
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IAN HERCHENRODER: Gorham & Norton

Ian Herchenroder is a songwriter and performer from a small Catskill Mountain town in NY, influenced by folk, blues and roots music. A former wildland firefighter with a history of adventure seeking, he is an honest and evocative writer whose songs showcase his unique gift for story-telling.
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Poppy: Robin's Candy

Poppy is a traveling henna artist, passionate about body adornment and connection through art. Hailing from Arizona, she’s been making her way around the country for the past year and a half, and will be debuting for the second time at Berkshire Busk this summer!
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