Friday August 4th
3:00-3:50 Stone Theory
4:50-5:50 Russel Thomas Group
5:55-6:55 Rhythm Dogs
8:15-9:25 Peacetree Allstars
9:30-11:00 The Peoples Brothers Band
Saturday – August 5th
12:00-1:00 Jill Plaisted Band
1:05-2:05 Second Hand Silver
2:10-3:10 The Kal Bergendahl Project
3:15-4:15 Mountains on the Moon
5:35-6:45 Rust Belt
6:50-8:00 Ryan Thompson & Townline
8:05-9:25 Spare Change Trio
9:30-11:00 Joe Marcinek Band
Joe Marcinek Band
Joe Marcinek Band is an experience you will never forget. That is because each show features a different lineup of musicians creating a different set of music every night. The music is equal parts Chicago Blues, New Orleans Funk, Grateful Dead Psychedelia, and Jazz Fusion! Joe tours nationally from New York to LA and everywhere in between. Most of the lineups will only happen one time making every night a can’t miss show.
The Peoples Brothers Band
The People Brothers Band’s unique brand of rhythm and soul features some of the most talented vocalists and musicians in the region. The vibrant group of longtime friends, collaborators, and multi-dimensional artists formed in 2008 as an open mic songwriting outfit and hasn’t looked back since. The band has cultivated a captivating musical alchemy through collective dedication to their craft, the Midwest music community, and each other. United by their shared vision of uplifting friends and fans through music, the band is set to tour their most recent album “Sisters & Brothers” coming in April 2023.
Spare Change Trio
This Milwaukee-based group, known largely for their eclectic live performances that incorporate the Australian Yidaki (didgeridoo) into flowing soundscapes of reggae, funk, and jazz-fusion, consistently leave audiences wanting more. Deeply rooted in the positive message of reggae music, the band has grown to realize their calling: to spread peace, love, and harmony… while laying down an infectious groove.
Ryan Thompson & Townline
Ryan Thompson & Townline is a 4 piece string band that centers in traditional to progressive fast-paced bluegrass, with a touch of alt-country jam band flow blended in to add to the excitement and fun. Amongst the myriad of high energy covers, which showcase the extreme talent and abilities of this group of hot pickers, they feature several well crafted original songs penned by Ryan in their shows. The band has been performing throughout the Midwest for well over 10 years with plans to release an album soon.
Bodhicitta is a quartet based out of Southeastern Wisconsin. Since their inception in 2017, Bodhicitta has captivated audiences across the midwest with their high-energy blend of funk, rock, jazz fusion, bluegrass, and countless influences.
The band has performed and shared the stage with members of Los Lobos, Umphrey’s McGee, .moe, The Wailers, Thievery Corporation, G. Love & Special Sauce, Digital Tape Machine, Joe Marcinek, Marcus Rezak, Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker), Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and many touring acts from around the country. Bodhicitta strives to make each show unique and different from the last, keeping audiences on their toes and steadily growing their fanbase with each performance.
The Rhythm Dogs
The Rhythm Dogs started as a jam session band nearly 3 million years ago. The Thursday night jam session alone lasted 18 years. They have remained great friends, and get together for a few memorable shows a year. Traditional blues with some classic rock are on the menu for the Peacetree Music Fest.
Terry James-guitar and vocals. Bobby Sellers-drums and vocals. Mark Anderson-Bass.
The Rhythm Dogs have a forever friendship with Pete and Bridgit, and are honored to be part of this festival.
Rust Belt is a American Southern rock jam band from southeastern Wisconsin that formed in April of 2016. Long time veteran musicians Paul Aceto (Bass), Brandon Shilts (Guitar), Don Miller (Drums), and Kevin Schultz (Hammond organ) joined forces in creating a powerhouse of a band. With their unmistakable sound their songs paint a vivid picture of the times and culture that surrounds them.
Along with the ability to do a full night of original music, Rust Belt also covers bands and artists such as Ryan Adams, Jason Isbel, The Allman Brothers, Wide Spread Panic, Grateful Dead, Tom Petty, Paul Simon, Govt Mule, Bob Dylan, Manfred Mann, Jerry Garcia, The Band, The Monkeys and more
First, we are friends. The rest is music. Motown, Fusion, Reggae, Jam Bands, Blues, & Rock
Mountains on the Moon
The original trio of Chris Dozer (Guitar), Anthony Paielli (Bass), and Tyler Hagerty (Drums) together have been launching audiences into interstellar space jams since 2016. In 2020, they discovered fellow funk astronaut Alec Bradmon (Sax/Keys) and he was recruited to join in their mission.
Their mission: to send you to the moon and bring you back down to Mother Earth for a cosmic voyage.
Russel Thomas Group
Instrumental trio, Russell Thomas Group, takes from a wide array of influences to form ornately composed tunes with melodies of elegance and grace, directly contrasted with edge and attitude. The bands songwriting is fresh and alluring. Each member shines with improvised solos reminiscent of jazz sensibilities.
The Kal Bergendahl Project
The Kal Bergendahl Project (KBP) is a six-piece instrumental jazz-funk band. The vibrant unit features some of SE Wisconsin’s most familiar jazz faces displaying extraordinary musicianship and technical precision.
Blending free-flowing funk and memorable melodies; the ensemble is driven by a stellar horn section.
Groove and melodic hooks are constantly weaved in their deeply focused musical landscape of Jazz-Funk, R&B and Soul.
Fiddleface is World Class Fiddler Georgia Rae, Guitarist Benny Barels and Bassist Trevor Mooney
Second Hand Silver
Jill Plaisted Band
Jill Plaisted Band originated in Kenosha Wisconsin in 2006. The band consists of four member’s; Jill Plaisted on Guitar and vocals, also writing songs for the band. Bill Robbin’s on Bass and vocal’s also bringing his original music to the stage. Ralph Bruner on lead vodoo guitar’s. And Cy Costabile on drums, piano and occasional vocal’s. The band brings forth dance worthy originals as well as cover tunes.
Southeast Wisconsin music group, playing some original rock’n’roll, as well as some covers.
Mike White- Drums
Trevor Mooney – Bass
Kyle Magnusson – Keys
Pete Rallo – Guitar