The O-town Scene

July 28, 2011

The O-town Scene - Oneonta, NY

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Americana! Heck, yeah!Brewery to host inaugural Steve Earle Brewery Ommegang will host its inaugural Omme- gang Americana Festival on Friday, August 5. Americana is a musical melting pot with flavors of bluegrass, folk, big band, jazz, blues, country and rock. Steve Earle, The Felice Brothers and Langhorne Slim are headlining the festival, with local group Horseshoe Lounge Playboys also performing. The doors open at 5 p.m., and attendees will be able to camp on-site. and the Dukes and Duchesses featuring Allison Moorer Steve Earle started making music in 1975, and has recorded 14 studio albums, and won three Grammy Awards, most recently in 2010 for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album for “Townes.” He is traveling with the electric live band the Dukes and Duchesses, featuring his wife, singer-songwriter Allison Moorer. Americana Festival on Aug. 5 Contributed Langhorne Slim Langhorne Slim The Portland-based folk-rock band has headlined more than 150 shows, and has relently worked with musicians such as Sufjan Stevens, The Avett Brothers and R.E.M. Contributed Steve Earle AMERICANA FESTIVAL Line Up OMMEGANG Horseshoe Lounge Playboys, 5:15 p.m. Langhorne Slim, 7 p.m. Steve Earle and the Dukes and Duchesses featuring Allison Moorer, 8:30 p.m. The Felice Brothers, 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $40, and include the show and camping. They are available online at, or by calling (888) 512-SHOW. Ommegang is at 656 County Highway 33 in Cooper- stown. The Felice Brothers Upstate New York natives The The Felice Brothers Felice Brothers are two brothers and three longtime friends in their 20s who utitlize primitive drum beats, heavy bass lines and invigorat- ing live performances. The group performed at Ommegang last sum- mer and at the Oneonta Theatre this spring. Pieter M. Van Hattem/Uncut/IPC+ The Horseshoe Lounge Playboys The Horseshoe Lounge Playboys are local favorites who perform original songs inspired by roots music from Appalachia to Memphis. Their old-time fiddle tunes and bal- lads have tight vocal harmonies backed by guitar, fiddle, mandolin, acoustic bass and percussion. Genevieve Pedulla The Horseshoe Lounge Playboys July 28, 2011 O-Town Scene 11

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