Fairgoers can enjoy the music of a variety of favorite regional bands playing everything from Civil War-era music to jazz at this years festival.
Here is a sampling of some of the sounds you can hear:
Jay T. Vonada Trio, led by Aaronsburg native Jay Vonada, is a popular local band known for its sweet jazz music. Theyll perform at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 26 on the Southside Stage.
JU-ST Proclaim features the duo of Judy Seymour and Steve Taylor, who began singing together in 2003 at St. Mark Lutheran Church. They perform a mix, from religious music to country and rock, and can be heard at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the Southside Stage.
Back Porch String Band is known for its mix of country and bluegrass, performed on a variety of instruments from guitar and mandolin to rhythm tambourine and spoon. The band will be on the Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22.
Bandit, with its mix of country and Southern rock, has become a Grange Fair favorite. The band will perform at 4 p.m. Aug. 30 on the Southside Stage.
Coburn Brass is a popular, seven-member local band that performs music from the Civil War era and early 19th century. It will perform at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Jubilee Grove.
The Backseat Boogie Band plays classic rock and party music from the 60s through today. Pete Rinehuls, Dennis Lloyd and Andy Krishak have been playing together since the 1970s. They will perform on the Southside Stage at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 25.
Callanish, which was formed in 2001 by four members of the Scottish band Ceol Binn, is based in Lemont. When the founders of Ceol Binn retired, the remaining band members re-formed, named themselves Callanish and expanded their repertoire to include Irish as well as Scottish music. They will play at Jubilee Grove at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 29
Other bands, many of them perennial performers at Grange Fair, will include: Bellefonte Community Band, State College Senior Citizens Band, Second Winds Jazz Band, Parlor Pickers, David Zentner & Country Tradition Band, Little German Band and Nittany Knights.