Keuka Arts Festival Artists

Musicians & Entertainment

Musicians & Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, June 8th 2024

Tennis Court Stage

  • Time: 10:00am - 1200:pm » Jo-Hannah Reynolds - Somewhere between Pop, Folk & Jazz
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm » Daniel King - Latino
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm » Qwister – Reggae, Rock & Random

Area B

  • Time: 12:00pm - 200:pm » John Bolger Solo Acoustic - Blues / Jazz
  • Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm » DT Benedict - Jazz / Eclectic mix of familiarty

Playground Area Stage

  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm » Blue Eyed Soul – Funk, Soul, Rock & Roll
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm » Feedback - Classic Rock, Blues and Motown to Country and Modern hits

Sunday, June 9th 2024

Tennis Court Stage

  • Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm » Ampersand – Country, Rock & Pop
  • Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm » Black Robin Band – Rock, Blues & Pop

Area B

  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am » Brian Donat - Cello and Violin
  • Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm » Doolin' O'Dey - Celtic Plus

Playground Area Stage

  • Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm » The Tarps – Rock and Roll
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm » Steve Grills - Blues


Jo-Hannah Reynolds

As a singer/songwriter, composer, educator, and author, I take great joy in writing and teaching those around me to try to see the world through a different lens. I try to stay consistent in telling stories from my unique viewpoint and hope that you can share in some of that with me. Thank you for being here and mostly, thank you for listening. (Somewhere between pop, folk and jazz) » Website

Jo-Hannah Reynolds Music
John Bolger

John Bolger began playing his guitar as a teen-ager and has expanded his repertoire from a few chords and folk songs to a full spectrum of blues, swing and rock. His vocals add a rich dimension as he performs on acoustic and has the power to make you reminisce memories of your past. He is a local musical legend and appears frequently at your favorite FL fun spots. (Favorites from 60s to now.) » Website

John Bolger
Daniel King

The Daniel King Band is a riveting, rhythmic Latin group with soulful vocals making it hard to not want to get up and dance when listening to these talented musicians from the Rochester area. This music has been so popular with our festival goers in previous years, we are delighted to keep having them come back and join us in making this the most fun festival yet! Latino (Latino) » Website

Daniel King Band

Qwister is a Reggae, Jam Rock band based out of Jamestown, NY, and focusing on Good times and connections with other like-minded local folk. They are regional/national touring group making their way around the US one show at a time!!!! Come out and #getqwistered with us!!!!!! (Reggae, Rock and Random) Give us a like on Facebook via our link here... » Facebook

Steve Grills and the Roadmasters

Ampersand hails from the Elmira/Corning area with Paul Thompson (formerly of Top Shelf, Bad Dog, and founding member of Wendy Owens & Renegade) on drums and guitar, plus vocalist and rhythm guitarist, Jeremy James (formerly of Meads Creek). The two expand their musical talents over a wide range from country (think Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleon) to rock (think Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Shinedown) to pop (think Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Gavin Degraw). (Country, Rock and Pop) » Facebook

Ampersand Music

Feedback is a high energy 5-piece band featuring the dynamic lead vocals of Vernette Hill.  Feedback has opened for national acts such as Eddie Money, Rik Emmett (Triumph) and Steve Augeri ( Journey).  Their performance will take you on a musical journey through time and a wide range of musical genres.  Feedback is a crowd-pleaser everywhere they play.  (Classic Rock, Blues and Motown to Country and Modern hits) » Website

Feedback Music
Black Robin Band

Black Robin Band was formed by three seasoned musicians: Glenn Litwiller (Guitar & Vocals), Doug Amey (Bass & Vocals), and Tim Benedict (Drums & Vocals.) The Black Robin Band’s musical influences are the great Rock, Pop & Blues bands of the last 60 years. With three solid vocalists and soaring guitar riffs, this power trio covers hit songs ranging from the 60’s to present day, and their primary goal is to get you up and dancing! (Rock, Pop and Blues) » Website

Black Robin Band Music
Brian Donat

Brian Donat is a full time freelance cellist who moved to Rochester after ~10 years of living and working in the Adirondack region of NY. An alum of Houghton College and the Meadowmount School, he keeps busy by teaching privately and performing with anybody who will have him - orchestras, musicals, weddings, ballets, chamber concerts, choirs, churches, etc. Although listening to the strings may not make you dance, it will transport you to a relaxing comfort zone than can only enhance your mood. What a way to chill out at the beginning of a festival day… (Classics, of course!)

Brian Donat Music
DT Benedict

DT Benedict is a 1st grade teacher in Brighton and a former Penn Yan Academy jazz band member. Influenced by The Beatles, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, he likes to jam and improvise on his rhythm guitar with Grateful Dead being a favorite of his. (Eclectic mix of familiarty)

DT Benedict Music
Blue Eyed Soul

Blue Eyed Soul Since 2014 Blue Eyed Soul has been entertaining the Fingerlakes region with a blend of Funk, Soul and Rock and Roll.  Covering music from MoTown and the Stax labels,  Blue Eyed Soul keeps alive the music by such artists as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone, Janice Joplin and so many more.  Members include: Leah Brown(lead vocals), Mickey Colllins(keys), Steve Dufresne(bass), Art Knapp(drums) and Bruce Coluccio(guitar) (Funk, Soul, and Rock & Roll) » Website

Blue Eyed Soul Music
Steve Grills and the Roadmasters

For Steve Grills, the Blues has been a life long journey. As a youngster, he heard the music of Big Bill Broonzy, Leadbelly and Lightnin' Hopkins from his father's record collection. » Website

Artistic License

DOOLIN O’DEY— an exciting mix of traditional and original Celtic inspired music. Fiddles, Celtic whistles, Uilleann pipes, Guitar: A fresh Celtic sound. The magical arrangements of this band brings all the finesse of fine Chamber Music and the fire of the Celtic Isles to the Finger Lakes. Doolin O’Dey presents music with grace, flair, elegance and foot stompin’ fun. A much sought after band in the Finger Lakes of NY and beyond. (Celtic Plus) » Website

Doolin' O'Dey Music
The Tarps

The TARPS is a Classic Rock 7- piece cover band, that for over 15 years, has been entertaining music lovers in the Finger Lakes area with favorite tunes covering four decades, from the beginnings of Rock in the 50’s up through the 80’s. The TARPS (named that as they “cover everything”) plays toe-tapping rock and sweet ballads from bands and singers such as Bill Haley and the Comets, Elvis, the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Neil Diamond, Van Morrison, and Billy Joel. You will have fun hearing and dancing to many of your favorite songs in the TARPS anthology of classic Rock and Roll! (Rock and Roll) » Website

The Tarps
The Balloon Artist

Tom Britt has been practicing balloon artistry for over 25 years. He honed his craft on Long Island, where he grew up and entertained for decades. He now calls the Finger Lakes home. Tom will leave you smiling when wondrous creations are brought to life with his distinct twisting style, adding fun and joy to any event.

Tom Britt The Balloon Artist