Previous Shoe Fest Lineups

Each each since 2011 Shoe Fest has hosted a collection of talented artists from across the Midwest and around the country. Use the tabs below to explore our history, and get excited for what lies ahead!

Old Shoe

Sam Bush Band

Todd Snider

Soule Monde

Allie Kral (+Band)

Chicago Farmer

The Way Down Wanderers

Jon Stickley Trio

Mr. Blotto

Shoe Farmer

Edward David Anderson’s Black Dirt Revival

Sun Beard

The Mighty Pines

Ernie Hendrickson & The Citizens of Love

Althea Grace

Feed the Dog

The Candymakers

Miles Over Mountains

Bill Grady

The Bashful Youngens

Kara Cavanaugh

Jaik Willis

Arbor Creek

Lunar Ticks

River Valley Rangers

The Spirit

Trevor Clark & The Current Situation

ZooFunkYou

Mr. Dave

The Big Lagniappe

  • Old Shoe
  • The Travelin’ McCourys
  • 30DB
  • Grateful Ball with The Travelin’ McCourys and Jeff Austin
  • Allie Kral
  • Bonnie Paine with Taarka
  • Love Canon
  • Dead Horses
  • Henhouse Prowlers
  • Mr. Blotto
  • Chicago Farmer
  • Lowdown Brass Band
  • Helping Phriendly Orchestra
  • People Brothers Band
  • Growler
  • Sun Beard
  • Miles over Mountains
  • Still Shine
  • Jaik Willis
  • Dan Andree Trio
  • Packy Lundholm
  • Stampy
  • Bashful Youngens
  • Althea Grace
  • Kara Cavanaugh
  • Lunar Ticks
  • Fall Classic
  • Fuzzlove
  • River Valley Rangers
  • The All Good Things Band
  • Mr. Dave Music
  • Old Shoe
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Jeff Austin Band
  • Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
  • Henhouse Prowlers
  • Tom Hamilton
  • Mr. Blotto
  • The Schwag
  • Chicago Farmer
  • Old Salt Union
  • Kitchen Dwellers
  • Lowdown Brass Band
  • EGi
  • Kind Country
  • Edward David Anderson
  • Miles over Mountains
  • Sun Stereo
  • Mr. Dave – Music for Kids
  • Zmick
  • The People Brothers Band
  • The Dawn
  • Jaik Willis
  • Flaccid
  • Glower
  • Mind Enigma
  • Coyote Riot
  • The Bashful Youngens
  • Fox Crossing Stringband
  • All the Cool Molecules
  • 2 Nights of Old Shoe
  • Keller Williams & More Than a Little
  • Jerry Douglas Band
  • Artist at Large Jeremy Garret (of The Infamous Stringdusters)
  • Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
  • Danny Barnes
  • Henhouse Prowlers
  • Mr. Blotto
  • Chicago Farmer
  • Whiskey Shivers
  • The Way Down Wanderers
  • EGi
  • Lowdown Brass Band
  • 56 Hope Road
  • Old Salt Union
  • The Last Revel
  • Ghost of Paul Revere
  • The People Brothers Band
  • Miles Over Mountains
  • Under the Willow
  • Jaik Willis
  • Still Shine
  • Melk
  • The Blunderbuss Band
  • Prichard Harter
  • Porch Fire
  • Dance Monkey Dance
  • Coyote Riot
  • Railway Gamblers
  • Mr. Dave – Music For Kids

Shoe Fest 2015 featured…

  • 2 NIGHTS OF OLD SHOE
  • DAVID GRISMAN’S BLUEGRASS EXPERIENCE
  • THE REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND
  • ALLIE KRAL (ARTIST AT LARGE)
  • LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE
  • CORNMEAL
  • BEN MILLER BAND
  • HENHOUSE PROWLERS
  • HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES
  • MR. BLOTTO
  • FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY
  • CHICAGO FARMER
  • LOWDOWN BRASS BAND
  • BRAINCHILD
  • SOAP
  • WAY DOWN WANDERERS
  • EGI
  • BONES JUGS N HARMONY
  • UNDER THE WILLOW
  • AARON KAMM AND THE ONE DROPS
  • TYRANNOSAURUS CHICKEN
  • AFTERNOON MOON
  • ERNIE HENDRICKSON DUO
  • JAIK WILLIS
  • MILES OVER MOUNTAINS
  • CHICAGO FUNK MAFIA
  • HERBERT WISER BAND
  • THINNER TEED
  • JJ & DRE
  • PRICHARD HARTER
  • FRANK F SIDNEY’S WESTERN BANDIT VOLUNTEERS
  • RIVER VALLEY RANGERS
  • JOHN TILL
  • PETE JIVE
  • DIRTY BEET BROTHERS
  • STORMY’S TRIO
Shoe Fest 2014 featured…

 

  • TWO NIGHTS OF OLD SHOE
  • THE WOOD BROTHERS
  • SPLIT LIP RAYFIELD
  • HENHOUSE PROWLERS
  • FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY
  • ULTRAVIOLET HIPPOPOTAMUS
  • MR BLOTTO
  • BEN MILLER BAND
  • CHICAGO FARMER
  • FRUITION
  • HORSESHOES AND HAND GRENADES
  • BRAINCHILD
  • SOAP
  • AFTERNOON MOON
  • THE STATION
  • EDWARD DAVID ANDERSON
  • FRESH HOPS
  • CHATSWORTH & DUPREE FEATURING MEMBERS OF CORNMEAL
  • NEW OLD CAVALRY
  • JAIK WILLIS
  • GENOME
  • BONES JUGS N HARMONY
  • UNDER THE WILLOW
  • EGi
  • COSMIC RAILROAD
  • BROWN BAG
  • THE LEADFOOT BAND
  • MILES OVER MOUNTAINS
  • ACOUSTICS ANONYMOUS
  • FRANK F SIDNEY’S WESTERN BANDIT VOLUNTEERS
  • THE WAY DOWN WANDERERS
  • DIGEOMETRIC
  • TODD HAZELRIGG
  • BORROWED BICYCLE
  • JOHN TILL
  • ALEX HOFFER BAND
  • THE LOW DOWN
  • THE GRASSTRONAUTS
Shoe Fest 2013 featured… 

 

  • CORNMEAL
  • THE DREW EMMITT BAND
  • FLOODWOOD
  • ALLIE KRAL
  • THE GIVING TREE BAND
  • FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY
  • HENHOUSE PROWLERS
  • THIS MUST BE THE BAND
  • OLD SHOE
  • MR. BLOTTO ACOUSTIC
  • BEN MILLER BAND
  • CHICAGO FARMER
  • ZMICK
  • BRAINCHILD
  • SOAP
  • MAGIC BOX
  • TYRANNOSAURUS CHICKEN
  • ED ANDERSON
  • JAIK WILLIS
  • AFTERNOON MOON
  • ERIC LAMBERT & FRIENDS
  • SEAN SHIEL
  • THINNER TEED
  • BONZO TERKS
  • GROOD
  • HONEST MONDAY
  • GENOME
  • EGI
  • JOE MARCINEK BAND
  • EVERGREEN
  • GOOSE DOCTOR
  • PETE JIVE
  • TODD HAZELRIGG
  • COPECETIC
  • UNDER THE WILLOW
  • CATCH A FIRE
  • FRANK F SIDNEY’S WESTERN BANDIT VOLUNTEERS
  • JACK AVERY’S KIN
  • TRAVELING BROKE AND OUT OF GAS
  • BONES JUGS N HARMONY
  • THE HAYFIELD CONCEPT
Shoe Fest 2012 featured…

 

  • KELLER & THE KEELS
  • FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY
  • ELEPHANT REVIVAL
  • EUFORQUESTRA
  • STRANGE ARRANGEMENT
  • THE GIVING TREE BAND
  • RUMPKE MOUNTAIN BOYS
  • HENHOUSE PROWLERS
  • OLD SHOE
  • CHICAGO FARMER
  • BEN MILLER BAND
  • ZMICK
  • DEAD WINTER CARPENTERS
  • ED ANDERSON
  • JAIK WILLIS
  • HERBERT WISER BAND
  • THINNER TEED
  • SOAP
  • LAKE SHORE VIBE
  • ART OF ILL FUSION
  • SEAN SHIEL
  • AFTERNOON MOON
  • SISTERS AND BROTHERS
  • ERIC LAMBERT AND FRIENDS
  • FIFTH WORLD
  • SNEAKY GENE
  • SONNY STUBBLE
  • FLATLAND RAMBLE
  • BROWN BAG
  • PETE JIVE
  • EGI
  • JET EDISON
Shoe Fest 2011 featured…

 

  • GREAT AMERICAN TAXI
  • SPLIT LIP RAYFIELD
  • KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND
  • FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY
  • THE HENHOUSE PROWLERS
  • MR. BLOTTO
  • STRANGE ARRANGEMENT
  • OLD SHOE
  • CHICAGO FARMER
  • BEN MILLER BAND
  • BAREFOOT FRED
  • ZMICK
  • FRESH HOPS
  • COSMIC RAILROAD
  • JAIK WILLIS
  • BUMPUS
  • PARADISE WAITS
  • THINNER TEED
  • TANGLEWEED
  • SOAP
  • SEAN SHIEL
  • HERBERT WISER BAND
  • LAKE SHORE VIBE
  • THE ELECTRIC BOOGALOO
  • GENOME
  • COLDWATER MYSTIC
  • ROOT HOG
  • JACK PINES
  • BONZO TERKS
  • FLATLAND RAMBLE
  • GO LONG MULE
  • JOSEPH MESSING AND THE WISE MEN
  • THE NEW FUSE
  • ED ANDERSON

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