Appy Uprising music festival heating up

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 3, 2005

The uprising has begun. The Appalachian Uprising, that is.

The fourth annual "Appalachian Uprising," a three-day bluegrass music festival in Scottown, continues tonight and Saturday.

Created by promoter/producer Bob Delong, owner of Earth Productions, and Steve Cielec, owner of Eden Valley Farm where the festival takes place, the festival has grown each year.

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National acts performing include the Yonder Mountain String Band and the Sam Bush Band.

Local acts includeBoss Tweed, Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain, String Therapy, Men From Earth, and the Genuine Junk Band.

Tickets are available at the gate at $60 for a three-day pass, with single-day passes available as well. More information and directions to the farm are available