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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