Eastwood is one of the many bands to perform at the Vinton County Music Festival. The band is seen in this Wild Turkey Festival file photo

Note: This story appears in the Wednesday, June 5 newspaper on Page A5.

The Vinton County Music Festival, back for another year, will feature a full day of performances by area musicians this Saturday at Raccoon Creek Outfitters. Here’s what to expect.

First up at 11 a.m. is Brice Mash, Brian McCollum and Travis Starr, who make up The Broken Mirrors. Mash told The Courier their sound is inspired by grunge, although they also perform other styles of music. Following the Broken Mirrors will be Andy Milliken.

Following is Ingham Station, featuring Brad and Jessy McNally, who play acoustic songs. They’re from McArthur and were featured at this year’s Wild Turkey Festival, as well as events at Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library.

Up next: Michael Thompson, Josiah Sifford and music festival coordinator Chad Ousley perform at 1 p.m.

Dan Daly and The Sodbusters consist of Dan, his wife, Tami, and son, Eric. The bluegrass group performed at last year’s music festival, as well as many other festivals in and out of Ohio.

Adam Calvert is a country singer-songwriter that plays the guitar, fiddle and piano. He was featured on MTV’s “Taking The Stage.” He will perform at the festival at 3 p.m.

Bart Wiseman, who grew up in Hamden and performed at last year’s Vinton County Music Festival, plays a little bit of everything: blues, country and rock. He’ll take the stage at 4 p.m. with an acoustic set.

The Punch Drunk Tagalongs are made up of Alisha Stahnke, Caleb Lemmo and Alex Wright. They hail from Cleveland and have a psychedelic rock style. They perform at 5 p.m.

Andrea Courts is the main singer of the Touchy Feelys, a band rooted in Athens. Joining her on the Vinton County Music Festival stage for a second year is Jason Trout and Ben Leeson.

Following the Touchy Feelys will be The Allen Brothers, performing at 7 p.m.

Eastwood, a country band, hails from Allensville and performed at the 2015, 2017 and 2018 Wild Turkey festivals. Its members include Chris Bethel (vocals), Shawn Avery (percussion), Troy Howdyshell (bass) and Gaven Payne (guitar). They’ll perform at the Vinton County Music Festival at 8 p.m.

Ben Davis Jr. And The Revelry will take the stage at 9 p.m. Davis hails from Jackson originally, and he and his group have played at many area events, such as last year’s Midnight at Moonville and even the Nelsonville Music Festival.

The night ends with Red Planet, which consists of Andy Allman, Aaron Chesser, Mike Claar and Mark LeMaster. This group is rooted in McArthur and describes its sound as heavy rock.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Cost of admission is $20. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

sdawes@vintoncourier.com; @sydneydawes_95

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