Peach Music Festival celebrates 10 years with Trey Anastasio, Black Crowes, and Billy Strings on June 30-July 3 in Scranton
From a press release:
Today, Live Nation and The Allman Brothers Band revealed the initial lineup for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Peach Music Festival, the four-day live music and camping experience that will be held Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton.
Trey Anastasio Band, The Black Crowes, Billy Strings, and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead will headline this year. They will be joined by Goose, The Revivalists, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, and the reunion of The Word featuring Robert Randolph, John Medeski, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, and Rayfield “Ray Ray” Holloman.
Inspired by the legendary music of The Allman Brothers Band, the 10th annual Peach Fest will also feature founding member Jai Johanny “Jaimoe” Johanson performing as Jaimoe and Friends, along with a special appearance by Trouble No More featuring Brandon “Taz” Niederaurer (guitar, vocals), Daniel Donato (guitar, vocals), Dylan Niederaurer (bass guitar), Jack Ryan (drums), Lamar Williams Jr. (vocals), Nikki Glaspie (drums), Peter Levin (keys), and Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar) celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band’s seminal “Eat a Peach” album.
Also appearing at the 2022 festival: Duane Betts, Steel Pulse, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, G. Love & The Juice, Rayland Baxter, The Wailers performing Bob Marley’s “Legend,” Ripe, Keller Williams, Doom Flamingo, Tauk, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Celisse, The Motet, Marco Benevento, Star Kitchen, Karina Rykman, Nth Power featuring Jennifer Hartswick, The Bogie Band featuring Joe Russo, Samantha Fish, Spaga, Hannah Wicklund, Lacuna (Holly Bowling and Tom Hamilton), Eric Krasno & The Assembly, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer & Friends, Dogs in a Pile, Kitchen Dwellers, Maggie Rose, The Shady Recruits, Eggy, Little Stranger, Yam Yam, Brother and Sister (featuring Melody and Vaylor Trucks), The Wild Feathers, JD Simo, Cordovas, Consider The Source, Midnight North, JB Strauss, Gabriel Kelley, Sicard Hollow, Daniel Donato, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Wax Owls, Jauntee, Great Time, GA-20, Cycles, Pixie & The Partygrass Boys, Miss Mojo, Mezcalero Sound Hole, Muskrat Lightning, Friends of the Brothers, and Dry Reef.
More artists will be announced. The event will conclude with a spectacular Independence Day weekend fireworks display on Sunday, July 3.
In addition to the four days of live music with over 50 artists, this one-of-a-kind experience features food and craft vendors on the grounds and access to the scenic Montage Mountain Resorts’ large water park, zip line, and ski lift rides.
The Peach Music Festival began in 2012 as the first-ever Allman Brothers Band-inspired festival in the Northeast and has quickly evolved into one of the most highly-anticipated summer musical events loved by music enthusiasts from across the nation. Montage Mountain (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., Scranton) has served as its home from the very beginning.
To purchase tickets, reserve travel packages, camping, glamping tents, and RV passes and for the most up-to-date information on the Peach Music Festival, including additional artist announcements, visit thepeachmusicfestival.com.
Read NEPA Scene’s Peach Fest interview with Grammy Award-winning reggae musician Stephen Marley here, another interview with rising star Maggie Rose here, and see photos from the 2019 festival here.
Photo of Trey Anastasio by Jake Katznelson/Snapkatz Photography, courtesy of the Peach Music Festival