History

2016
11th Bears Picnic: August , 2016
Sunsational Family Campground ~ Millmont, Pa
John Kadlecik Band, Melvin Seals & JGB w/John Kadlecik, GOP Medicine Show (featuring Michael Falzarano, Buddy Cage, Johnny Markowski & Ronnie Penque of New Riders of the Purple Sage with special guests Melvin Seals & John Kadlecik),
Acoustic Dead Sage (featuring Michael Falzarano & Rob Wolfson), Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Dr Slothclaw, Crippled But Free, Pappy & Friends, Miz & Friends,
Still Hand String Band, Kind Dubs, Stackabones, Appalachian Gypsy Tribe, Duck Duck Goose, Moonlicker, Serene Green, Launch Pad, Uncle Jake & the 18 Wheel Gang, Stronger Than Dirt, Mysterytrain, Camille Who? Armstrong, Moxie Re*Bel, Fire Performances by Spun Out Fire Productions
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2015
10th Bears Picnic : August 6-10, 2015
Liberty Festival Grounds ~ Roaring Springs, Pa
Leftover Salmon w/Bill Payne, Steve Kimock’s Tribute to Jerry Garcia (feat. Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Bobby Vega, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz & John Morgan Kimock), Golden Gate Wingmen (John Kadlecik, Jay Lane, Jeff Chimenti & Reed Mathis), New Riders of the Purple Sage, Pink Talking Fish, The Mantras, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Pappy & Friends (Pappy, Dylan & Jamie of Cabinet w/Anthony Hannigan & Roy Williams), The Grass is Dead, David Gans, The Hillbilly Gypsies, Henhouse Prowlers, McMule, Mark Diomede & the Juggling Suns Project, Still Hand String Band, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Crippled But Free, Moxie & Re*Bel, Till the Cows Come Home, The Royal Noise, Mystery Fyre, The Kind Buds, Backwoods Experiment, Dr Slothclaw, Mysterytrain, Jah People & Stackabones
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2014 
9th Bears Picnic : July 17-21, 2014
Liberty Festival Grounds ~ Roaring Springs, Pa
Melvin Seals & JGB, New Riders of the Purple Sage w/Mookie Siegel & Melvin Seals, Kung Fu, Mark Karan’s Buds, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, David Gans, Stir Fried, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Splintered Sunlight, Preach Freedon & Connect, Still Hand String Band, Viral Sound, Swift Technique, The Kind Buds, Backwoods Experiment,
Hot Day @ the Zoo, Stackabones, Juggling Suns, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Crippled But Free, Lucid, Blind Owl Band, AjamajA and Lumpy Gravy .
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2013 
8th Bears Picnic : August 1-5, 2013
Lycoming County Fairgrounds ~ Hughesville, Pa
Dark Star Orchestra, JK Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage w/Mookie Siegel, The Wailers, George Porter Jr & the Running Pardners, Stir Fried, Mark Karan’s Buds, The Fall Risk, David Gans, Still Hand String Band, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Viral Sound, The Kind Buds, Backwoods Experiment, Citizen Band Radio, The Bullbuckers, Stackabones, Goosepimp Orchestra, MiZ, Juggling Suns, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Cabinet, Mystery Fyre, Rev. Jefferson, Lumpy Gravy and Sam Cutler
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2012 
7th Bears Picnic : August 16-20, 2012
Lincoln Park ~ Laurelton, PA
Mickey Hart Band (feat. Dave Schools), 7 Walkers (feat, Bill Kreutzmann, Papa Mali, Matt Hubbard & George porter Jr),
Railroad Earth, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Melvin Seals & JGB, David Gans, Viral Sound, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Miz, Ikebe Shakedown, Citizen Band Radio, Juggling Suns, Funktional Flow, Soul Ragga, Mystery Fyre, Dr Sloth Claw, Flux Capacitor, McMule, The Kind Buds, Waylon Speed, Still Hand String Band, Cabinet, Backwoods Experiment, Michael Bellar, Dirk Quinn Band, Lumpy Gravy, Stackabones, Roy Jay Band & Mysterytrain
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2011

6th Bears Picnic : August 11-15, 2011
Lincoln Park ~ Laurelton, PA
7 Walkers (feat, Bill Kreutzmann, Papa Mali, Matt Hubbard & George porter Jr),
New Riders of the Purple Sage, Great American Taxi, Donna Jean Godchaux Band w/Mark Karan, Everyone Orchestra (feat, Kyle Hollingsworth & Michael Kang from SCI, Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon, Joanne Lediger), Ekoostik Hookah, David Gans, Mookie Siegel, Kung Fu, Cabinet, The Jam Stampede, McMule, Lucid, Splintered Sunlight, Mysterytrain, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Juggling Suns, Fever Train, Stackabones, The Kind Buds, Natural Breakdown, Backwoods Experiment, Dakini, Trouble City Allstars, Mystery Fyre, Boris Garcia, Waylon Speed & Lumpy Gravy.
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2010

5th Bears Picnic : August 12-16, 2010
Lincoln Park ~ Laurelton, PA
Artists: New Riders of the Purple Sage, Dark Star Orchestra, Melvin Seals & JGB Band, Everyone Orchestra (featuring Steve Kimock, John Morgan Kimock, Melvin Seals, Janis Wallin, Nat Keefe & Erik Yates of Hot Butteredd Rum, Kris & Julie Edlow Kehr) Ronnie Penque Band, David Gans & Friends, Klyph Black & Rumor Has It, Cabinet, Roots of Creation, NY Funk Exchange, McMule, Dakini, Wiser Time, Desolation Angels, Boris Garcia, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Splintered Sunlight, Garcia Grass, The Kind Buds, Waylon Speed, Boro Boogie Pickers, Mystery Train, Swamp Daddies & Lumpy Gravy
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2009

4th Bears Picnic : August 13-17, 2009
Lincoln Park ~ Laurelton, PA
Artists: New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Steve Kimock Crazy Engine Featuring Melvin Seals, The Spikedrivers, The Hickory Project, Cabinet, Splintered Sunlight, Post Junction, Juggling Suns, Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Swamp Daddies, Erthan, Willie Jack & The Northern Light, The Kind Buds, Stir Fried, Art Matthies, Waylon Speed, Dakini, Lumpy Gravy, Backwoods Experiment And Steal Your Face
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2008

3rd Bears Picnic : August 14-18, 2008
Lincoln Park ~ Laurelton, PA
Artists: New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Melvin Seals & JGB, Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Moonalice W/Jack Cassidy, Stir Fried, Cabinet, Juggling Suns, Splintered Sunlight, Willie Jack & The Northern Light, Lumpy Gravy, Hexbelt, Flying Colors, The Kind Buds, The Big Dirty
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2007

2nd Bears Picnic : July 19-23, 2007
Friendship Park ~ West Milton, PA
Artists: New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Railroad Earth, Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet, Juggling Suns, Cabinet, Willie Jack & The Northern Light, Lumpy Gravy, The Lumber Truck, Dakini, Backwoods Experiment, The Kind Buds
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2006

1st Bears Picnic : July 20-24, 2006
Friendship Park ~ West Milton, PA
Artists: New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Dark Star Orchestra, Donna Jean’s Psychedelic Swamp Review, Juggling Suns, Cabinet, Willie Jack & The Northern Light, Chuch, Dakini, Backwoods Experiment, The Lumber Truck

 
 
 
 


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