August 24th - Ghost Sugar 8 - 10 - A bluegrass band from Baltimore, Ghost sugar includes a talented husband and wife duo from Japan and young rising fiddle star Alani Sugar. They burned down the barn at their last show here, so make sure to come out if you missed them the first time.
Jon Stickley Trio is a genre-defying and cinematic instrumental trio, who’s deep grooves, innovative flatpicking, and sultry-spacy violin moves the listener’s head,heart, and feet.
“It’s not your father’s acoustic-guitar music—Instead, Stickley’s Martin churns out a mixture of bluegrass, Chuck Berry, metal, prog, grunge, and assorted other genres—all thoroughly integrated into a personal style,” writes Guitar Player Magazine.
Premier Guitar says, “Stickley’s trio… is not a traditional bluegrass group by any means… they are just nimble and ambitious enough to navigate EDM-style breakbeats as effortlessly as the old timey standard ‘Blackberry Blossom.’”
“Stickley is a super-resourceful acoustic guitarist who uses the instrument in many surprising ways and whose timing is just flawless. Fiddler Lyndsay Pruett puts deep thought into her flowing solos, plus she adds little flourishes and sudden stops that elevate the music,” proclaims Nashville's Music City Roots’ Craig Havighu.
Purchase tickets HERE
Young Clare has been burning up the fiddle since she could barely walk and she has crazy good pipes for her age. Even though she can't drive a car yet, she sure as heck can drive a band. Come check her at out before we can't afford her anymore!
She'll be supported by her father Neel Brown of Only Lonesome, Greg Mulley of Shannon Bielski and Moonlight Drive, and Garrett Wren.
August 10th - Shannon Bielski and Moonlight Drive 8-10 - Shannon Bielski is a graduate of East Tennessee State’s Bluegrass program and a consummate fiddle player and vocalist. Come join SHannon and her band of ripping pickers at the Barn for an intimate show in the stylings of Alison Krauss and Rhonda Vincent.
Seven Nations is the band that kick-started Celtic rock in America. They are on tour to celebrate their 25 year anniversary and will be LIVE at The Barn of Harper's Ferry on Thursday, August 8th.
Doors at 7. Music kicks off at 8. Tickets are available now online for $15 or $20 at the door. You won't want to miss this one. Purchase tickets HERE.
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The Mosley Brothers thread the lines between traditional bluegrass and progressive acoustic music. The Mosley Brothers grew up playing and singing the traditional styles of Flatt and Scruggs and Bill Monroe, later to be influenced by music of all kinds. Their beautiful harmonies and tasteful instrumentation is such that any fan of music is sure to enjoy.
$5 suggested donation.
Old Town Flood delivers innovative tunes that will represent the personalities of these five musicians. We share a common love for bluegrass and country music, and look to honor those genres with our product. We hope to leave an emotional impression on your soul after a show or listening to our tunes!
10$ suggested donation for this incredible group of virtuosos.
The Barn of Harpers Ferry welcomes back Scotland's Warrior pipes and drums for the 2nd Annual summer kilt night.
Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for “Scottish” or “Scotsman”. That’s exactly what they are. Albannach is comprised of two Scotsmen and one Scottish lass, all born and bred in Scotland! Our fourth and newest member is an American born Scot, but they won’t hold it against him. Their main purpose in life is to share the intriguing culture, history and heritage with you by means of their music.
Albannach is not just another Scottish ‘Pipes & Drums’ band, their primal drumming and precise piping stirs the soul of anyone who hears them – young and old! With a champion piper, the unique sounds and talents of a didgeridoo player, and the tribal style bass drumming – the music isn’t for the faint of heart! It’s aggressive, like a Celtic punch to the face!
21 & over event
Come join us in our celebration of the Piedmont blues tradition with Rick Franklin.
Rick Franklin was born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1952 to a military family. The family traveled the US and England until 1968 when the family returned to Virginia and his father retired from military service. Since 1981, the Arlington, Virginia resident has been playing acoustic guitar and singing the Blues at community events, local festivals, international festivals, as well as various clubs, cafes and other venues. Rick’s musical style of blues is known as the “Piedmont” style identified with such legendary players as Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller and William Moore along with players and friends like “Bowling Green” John Cephas, John Jackson, and Archie Edwards.
Talented vocalist and guitar player Neel Brown of Only Lonesome will join Mando Wren for a guitar/mandolin duo at the Barn. The night will take cues from other guitar-o-lin duos such as Skaggs & Rice, Dawg & Rice, Beans & Rice, and Thile & Daves.
Yes, one of those duos is not real, but it should be. Anyone with the last name Beans want to get really good at mandolin and record an album with Tony? The Barn will book you if you do ;).