The music keeps rolling in.
AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival has announced additional entertainers for this year’s festival.
George Porter Jr. & the Runnin’ Pardners is a quintessential New Orleans band that has proven to be capable of the ultimate fusion of rock, funk and rhythm and blues, and band leader Porter has gained recognition as one of the industry’s elite bass players.
Kenny Neal is known as a modern swamp-blues master and multi-instrumentalist who draws musically from the sizzling sounds of his native Louisiana.
New Orleans brass band Bonerama last played the festival in 2006 and can evoke vintage funk, classic rock and free improvisation in the same set.
At age 17, country pop singer, songwriter and musician Alexes Aiken has won awards for Entertainer of the Year (Traditional Country) and Songwriter of the Year (New Country and Inspirational) for the 13-16 year-old category from the Tennessee Country & Gospel Music Association.
The Funk Ark, based in Washington, D.C., has established itself as one of the strongest players in the funk scene with their high-octane live performances.
The Philadelphia-based Kalob Griffin Band are Americana rock and rollers who create a live
show built around a variety of influences while tapping into multiple genres.
Jazzam featuring Clinton Clegg plays danceable hard-groove music with doses of electronica, fusing modern sounds with vintage influences including old-school funk, modern jazz and rhythm and blues urban vocals.
The Pawnbrokers are a past winner of the Pittsburgh Blues Challenge, initially doing obscure covers and classic blues, moving toward all originals.
Members of harmonic duo The Crew of the Half Moon are Johns-town residents with a fresh indie-folk sound, with instrumentation of the early American folksingers and distinctly modern lyrical poetry.
Members of the West Hills All-Stars are well seasoned musical veterans, all hailing from the Laurel Highlands and led by singer-songwriter Dave DiStefano.
The festival will be held Aug. 2-4 at People’s Natural Gas Park in Johnstown.
The music keeps rolling in.
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‘I thought I was going to die’
Hornerstown resident Robert “Bobby” Williams said he endured two hours of surgery, suffered a heart attack and fears he may never again be able to fully use his right arm.
Firefighters practice river rescues
Johnstown Fire Department members lift a “victim” out of the rescue basket during training Wednesday along the Stonycreek River flood-control wall
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Here are the names of the 10 entrants that were chosen today-April 22, 2014. If you see your name, call the Circulation Department at 814-532-5000 (#1) or 1-866-307-0905 to verify your information.
Sewer work will tie up traffic
This summer’s sewer main replacement project will delay traffic with detours, closed streets and lane restrictions through one of Johnstown’s notoriously snarled neighborhoods.
USS Somerset arrives at San Diego homeport
The USS Somerset is home.
The amphibious transport dock ship named in honor of the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego on Monday.
Charges filed in courthouse bomb threat
A Johnstown man was charged by Ebensburg Borough police Wednesday with threatening to blow up the Cambria County Courthouse, a call he admitted to Ebensburg police he made Tuesday.
Vizza voted deputy mayor
The top vote-getter in last year’s Johnstown City Council election is now also the city’s deputy mayor.
Conemaugh Township rezoning opens business possibilities
A portion of South Main Street in Davidsville will be rezoned to give greater allowances to the businesses along the road.
Sculptor’s work to be raffled off
The work of a local sculptor will be raffled off during the Art in Bloom show.
Birthday remembrance bash provides aid to region
It’s been four years since Johnstown resident Gary Lamer died of complications from pneumonia, but his memory lives on through an annual party that gives back in a big way.
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