Summerfest bands announced


News Staff Reports



Summerfest will be on August 22 in Galena. The Summerfest Committee has lined up another slate of outstanding bands to enjoy free at the annual festival that celebrates the Village of Galena.

Matt Monta and the Haymakers will play at 1 on the main stage on the square. Monta is an Ohio musician who performs original music threaded by folk, blues and American rock influences. He’ll take the stage with a five-piece rock band called the Haymakers. Check out < Monta at http://www.mattmonta.com >.

At 3:30 p.m., Fox Valley Harvest brings their Americana music to the stage. Fox Valley has toured with Mumford and Sons, performed at Farm Aid, and are recording an album in Nashville. Learn more about them at < http://foxvalleyharvest.com/pages/about-us >.

A favorite of past Summerfests, Pett Crow will play at 6 p.m. The young blues rock band was the 2013 and 2014 Grand Champion Winner of the Great Midwest Battle of the Bands. Check them out at < http://pettcrow.com/index.html >.

Sean Carney rounds out the night taking the stage at 8:30 p.m. The Central Ohio bluesman who tours internationally, is always a hit at Summerfest. He won first place in the 2007 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Learn more about Carney at < http://www.seancarneyblues.com/Sean_Carney/Welcome.html >.

Be a part of the action at Sumerfest where 7,000 people enjoy a fun day of food, beer, arts, vendors and a great KidZone! Sponsors and vendors are still welcome but time is running out so contact < GalenaSummerfest@gmail.com > today.

News Staff Reports

For Additional Information Contact: Jeanna Burrell, 740-965-1914, < GalenaSummerfest@gmail.com >.

For Additional Information Contact: Jeanna Burrell, 740-965-1914, < GalenaSummerfest@gmail.com >.