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The Lineup

Week 4: July 19 & 20
Main Stage! Friday Night, July 19th: 6:30  - 10:00 PM

On Railroad Street in downtown Great Barrington.


The Red Trouser Show: Lower Railroad Street

The Red Trouser Show: Circus stunts, precision Acrobatics, Comedy, and Fire Juggling! Without a single dull moment and non-stop action, you will laugh while your heart is pounding with excitement. David and Tobin have known each other since 1st grade – With a start in the internationally acclaimed Circus Smirkus, they have since spent two decades traveling the world with their award-winning show. For more information on their tour please visit:

Dust Bowl Faeries: Upper Railroad Street

DUST BOWL FAERIES, Dark Carnival Dream Music. A faerie-tale fusion of dark cabaret and gothic polka music, Dust Bowl Faeries is an accordion driven dark-carnival band from the New York Hudson Valley. The band's eclectic repertoire draws inspiration from post-punk, murder ballads, circus songs and Eastern European folk music. Piano accordion, singing saw, electric bass and acoustic guitar combine to create the Dust Bowl Faeries otherworldly sound. Dust Bowl Faeries was founded by Ryder Cooley (faerie queen) and her taxidermy spirit animal, Hazel the Ram. Ryder and Hazel are joined by Jon B. Woodin (rocket faerie), Andrew Stein (time faerie), Rubie LaRue (feisty faerie) & Jude Roberts (hobbit faerie).
Friday Night, July 19th: 6:30  - 8:30 PM

All around downtown Great Barrington.


Harry & Karen and the Unexpected: Triplex Courtyard

Harry & Karen and the Unexpected 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 includes unexpected appearances from musicians and varied guest performances and experiences. Their mission is to create unexpected, improvisational connective experiences for all ages that heal the soul and share love through music ❤️

Roger & Lenny: Gorham & Norton

Roger Cohn and Lenny Sutton bring a fresh perspective to familiar—and not so familiar—songs from a golden age of pop music, with harmonies invoking those of the Everly Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, the Jayhawks, and others. Their repertoire includes a wide selection of pop, folk, rock, and blues.

Willy Welch: Castle Street Corner

Willy Welch, a professional singer/songwriter since age fifteen, has appeared in venues such as Folk City, Speakeasy, Bitter End, and Uncle Calvin's. His compositions have been performed & recorded by dozens of artists, including Peter Paul & Mary (“Right Field”), Dallas Shakespeare Festival (Two Gentlemen of Verona). He also composed thirty-six songs for the TV show Barney & Friends (PBS). Trained as an actor at the Boston U., he often combines his skills, in shows such as Woody Guthrie’s American Song, Assassins, Cotton Patch Gospel, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues and Smoke on the Mountain. Off B'way, Willy appeared in Flipside, the Patti Page Musical, and in Texas in Paris, opposite Tony award-winning star Lilias White. While husband & father in the long-running domestic comedy “The Welch Family,” has spent much of his performing time as “Mr. Willy,” a beloved children’s entertainer.

Ol' Ms. Money Bags: Throughout Downtown

Do ya need a few dollas, bubula? Ol' Ms. Money Bags is the Nana we might've all wished for. While Certified Financial Recovery Counselor may not sound like the epitome of fun, Nana turns Money $marts on their Head. How? She plays with the kids, does cartwheels, and also happens to teach about smart spending and sound savings techniques. Find her to be a star in your own acrobatics show, or just ask a question about money!

Jaane Doe: Rubiner's Alley

Jaane Doe AKA Elizabeth Berliner is loved by many fans including those attendees of Berkshire Busk. She has created a oerfect blend of melodic folk rock with a little country tinged Americana in her original tunes and covers. You may hear traces of Judy, Joan and Joni, that will always make you smile Joni

Raeah Rama: Robin's Candy

Hello! My name is Raeah. I am a rising junior at the University of Vermont, studying Studio Art and Environmental Studies. I love interacting with the community I have grown up around through artistic expression. I am looking forward to face painting for another summer and bringing my henna art to Great Barrington.
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