2016 Headliner
Moon Taxi
 

2016 MUSIC LINE-UP
Come to Burning River Fest to enjoy the best local, regional and national bands on two stages in a full range of genres: Americana, bluegrass, folk, funk, hip hop, jam, pop, rock and soul. With so many bands over two days, there is something for everyone!
Moon Taxi

Moon Taxi is a Nashville based rock/jam band signed to BMG Rights Management. Their single “All Day All Night” currently sits at #19 on the Triple A charts, featuring reviews from Rolling Stone, Billboard, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo, Redbull, and more.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 9:30
Seafair

Named "Best Band" by Scene Magazine, singer Chayla Hope's unforgettable vocals soar over a sonic landscape of classical strings, buzzing synths, noise guitars, & hard-hitting drums.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 10:15
Alex Bevan

Not just your average “Skinny Little Boy from Cleveland, Ohio come to chase your wimmin and drink your beer!” Alex Bevan is more powerful than a loco-motivated metaphor, able to leap to tall conclusions in a single bound, a three finger claw picking guitar thrasher and sometimes shy singer songwriter.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 9:00
Angela Perley and The Howlin' Moons

Angela Perley and The Howlin” Moons are armed with electric guitars, swooning vocals, and songs that split the difference between rock & roll and dreamy psychedelia.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 9:10
Ballinloch

The music & songs of Ballinloch come from the stories & traditions of our families, our island, our village, our home.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 7:10
Brent Kirby

When Brent is not playing with his band, called His Luck, he writes the tunes and fronts the Jack Fords, leads the monthly revival of Gram Parsons with his band The New Soft Shoe, and plays drums for the talented Cleveland holiday band, the Ohio City Singers.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 10:00
Brent Kirby & His Luck

Brent Kirby & His Luck play homegrown original music from Cleveland, Ohio and released their record “Patience Worth” in 2015.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 8:05
Chad Hoffman

Chad Hoffman was featured in Scene Magazine's Bands to watch in 2016. His gritty, soulful voice complements truly organic music featuring minimalistic effects and handmade foot-percussion instruments.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 6:15
Cuyuga

Cayuga plays modern folk music influenced by the old from the shores of Lake Erie.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 9:00
Demos Papadimas

Demos Papadimas skillfully intertwines his love of both American roots music with the influence of Mediterranean rhythms and harmonies. Papadimas’ new album, Waiting, was released on Record Store Day 2016.

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 6:00
Front Porch

Front Porch, made up of four Baldwin Wallace University professors, has been forging its own brand of traditional music since 2003. The band plays folk songs, mountain and bluegrass music, arrangements of pop hits, and originals.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 6:15
Front Porch Lights

Front Porch Lights mixs "singer-songwriter" with "indie rock" to provide an endless amount of catchy tunes and tasty jams.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 7:00
Gretchen Pleuss & Ray Flanagan

Ray Flanagan, one of Cleveland Scene's Bands to Watch in 2016, and Gretchen Pleuss, an emerging songwriter from the Akron area, have recently joined forces as an acoustic duo.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 7:10
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Marcus Alan Ward

Recently tapped as one of Cleveland’s “Bands to Watch” 2016, Progressive Pop artist Marcus Alan Ward masterfully combines elements of Rock, Soul, Electronic, Psychedelia, and beyond.

Great Lakes Stage
Saturday 6:00
Nate Jones Trio

The Nate Jones Band is a soulful folk-rock ensemble from Cleveland, Ohio.  No gimmicks; just great songs, powerful lead vocals, and spot-on harmonies.

Rock Hall Stage
Friday 8:05
Polars

Polars is an indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. The group released its debut album Into the Pines in October of 2015. The band recognized by Scene Magazine as a "Band to Watch" in 2016

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 8:15
Ryann Anderson Trio

Ryann Anderson is an instrumental guitarist from Cleveland who draws from several musical styles and genres including jazz, blues and folk to create an original sound.

Rock Hall Stage
Saturday 8:05
Wanyama

Wanyama is an energizing 5 piece group with emphasis on improvisation and hard hitting grooves. Named Cleveland's best party band as part of Scene Magazine's "14 bands to watch in 2016”

Great Lakes Stage
Friday 7:05

Friday Performances

ROCK HALL STAGE
6:15
Front Porch
7:10
Gretchen Pleuss & Ray Flanagan
8:05
Nate Jones Trio
9:00
Alex Bevan
GREAT LAKES STAGE
6:00
Demos Papadimas
7:05
Wanyama
8:15
Polars
9:30
Moon Taxi

Saturday Performances

ROCK HALL STAGE
6:15
Chad Hoffman
7:10
Ballinloch
8:05
Ryann Anderson Trio
9:00
Cuyuga
10:00
Brent Kirby
GREAT LAKES STAGE
6:00
Marcus Alan Ward
7:00
Front Porch Lights
8:05
Brent Kirby & His Luck
9:10
Angela Perley and The Howlin' Moons
10:15
Seafair

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