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Peach Music Festival reveals VIP sets for 10th anniversary in Scranton on June 30-July 3

Peach Music Festival reveals VIP sets for 10th anniversary in Scranton on June 30-July 3
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From a press release:

Today, Live Nation and The Allman Brothers Band revealed several VIP sets coming to the 10th annual 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.

The VIP sets – performed exclusively to VIP ticket holders in the “Midland” above the water park with fire pits, a bar, and concession stands – will feature Andy Frasco’s World Saving Podcast with special guests, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer with Kanika Moore, Cordovas Are Dead, Daniel Donato, Dogs in a Pile, Duane Betts, Karina Rykman performing a DJ set, Kitchen Dwellers, and Maggie Rose, a rising Americana music star who was featured by NEPA Scene in 2019.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Peach Music Festival, Trey Anastasio Band and The Black Crowes will headline and be joined by Billy Strings, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, 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, Peach Fest will host 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 band’s seminal “Eat a Peach” album.

Additionally, Allman Brothers Band founding member Jai Johanny “Jaimoe” Johanson will be performing as Jaimoe and Friends, and Duane Betts will play an acoustic set with friends as well as his VIP set. Melody Trucks, daughter of the late Butch Trucks, will also perform.

Also appearing at the 2022 festival: 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

Read NEPA Scene’s Peach Fest interview with Maggie Rose here, another interview with Grammy Award-winning reggae musician Stephen Marley here, and see photos from the 2019 festival here.

Photo of Maggie Rose by Scott Kucharski Photography/NEPA Scene

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