Rhythm On the Ridge returns to the Maple Ski Ridge in Rotterdam on Saturday. For the third annual fest, there will be two stages of continuous acoustic Americana and roots music running from 12noon til 9pm. In addition, there will be plenty of crafters, vendors, food, children’s activities, music workshops and field picking.
Here’s Saturday’s schedule of performances:
THE RIDGE STAGE:
12noon: Flood Road
1pm: Three Quarter North
2pm: Ramblin Jug Stompers
3pm: C.B. Smith & the Lucky Devils
5pm: The Stoddard Hollow String Band
6pm: Everest Rising
7pm: The Red Haired Strangers
8pm: Tern Rounders
(plus occasional music by Kevin Wayne between bands)
THE LODGE STAGE:
11:30am: Mark Baptiste
12:15pm: Idette & the SunRunners
1:15pm: Tom Keller
2:15pm: Larry Meyerhoff & Bailey Quinn
3:15pm: Uncle Bootsy
4:15pm: Technicolor Trailer Park
5:15pm: Dan Johnson
6:15pm: Anthony Fallacaro
7:15pm: Cavanaugh & Kavanaugh
8:15pm: Hoosick Street Hoot
In addition, rough overnight camping is available on Saturday evening, so you can pick all night long and kick off your Sunday with the “Pickin’ with Pancakes” Open Mic Breakfast, hosted by the acoustic duo, 2Late.
Tix for Rhythm On the Ridge are $15; children under 12 are free when accompanied by a paid adult admission. Donate a non-perishable canned food item for the Northeast Regional Food Bank and receive a $2 discount.
BUT WAIT… What’s this? FREE TIX? That’s right, we’re giving away two pairs of FREE TIX to lucky Nippertown readers! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The winners will be selected at random and notified on Friday. Good luck! Congratulations, Jeanna and Cheryl!