Harvest Fest

Harvest Fest – October 27th | 3-9PM | Chain Park

The final fest of the season will feature some of the best Texicana, Americana and Country influenced music around, featuring The Lanna Wakeland Band, Royal Horses, Young Valley, and headlining act Silo Road, all the way from Austin, Texas! Starting at 3pm, we’ll also have the Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market on-site, so stop by, shop, eat, sit back and enjoy the fall as we close out the music season!

3:00 PM – The Lanna Wakeland Band
The Lanna Wakeland Band is a rock ‘n roll cover band based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.  Vocal power and instrumental clarity along with recognizable but unconventional cover material set this band apart.

All the members of LWB are seasoned musicians with many years of playing and gigging experience.  In some form or fashion, we’ve been flexing our musical muscles with various bands since the 1980s.  Our line-up: Lanna (Bass & Vocals), Tom (Guitar), D-Rock (Vocals & Rhythm Guitar), Joel (Drums) Tom (Keyboards), Lindsey (Sax).

4:30 PM – Royal Horses
Royal Horses is a piney woods Mississippi trio made up of Shelby Kemp and Daniel Firth of Southern rock/soul fusion band, Midnight Revel, joined by Kenny Paul Mann of the free style bluegrass band, Pinebelt Pickers. The band was formed in late 2017 to fill a musical void the three friends shared.

Royal Horses writes and performs original music combining elements and displaying their love of  folk music, classic rock and roll, early blues, and rockabilly, ultimately producing a very unique alt-country vibe. By attuning to a singer/songwriter carriage, the group is able to create gritty, yet powerful music with minimal instrumentation. Photo Credit: Chad Edwards/MCE Photography

6:00 PM – Young Valley
Jackson, Mississippi’s Young Valley offers points of view from songwriters Zach Lovett, Dylan Lovett, and Spencer Thomas with a trading of styles from traditional country to southern-tinged rock ‘n roll. With the addition of Kell Kellum and Ethan Frink, the 5-piece group lays out a catalogue of catchy melodies, harmonies, and plenty of guitar shred all packaged into well-crafted tunes. “We service the song” they said to Mississippi Today in a recent interview. “Wherever the song takes us, we need to go.” This mantra has kept them honest in their approach, and just like their hard-to-look-away kind of stage show, you don’t quite know what to expect next from Young Valley.

7:30 PM – Silo Road
Silo Road is a 4-piece Americana & Roots (“Ameripolitan”) band headquartered out of Austin, Texas. Formed in late 2012, Silo Road evolved from an acoustic Roots act paying homage to classic Texas artists into the powerful live electric band they are today. They wear their musical influences like armor, with every note they play baptized in the deep musical waters of 70’s-era Austin. Their emphasis on well-crafted storylines, tight harmonies, and dynamic song elements, executed with precise musicianship, has helped them develop a unique sound: Americana forged and hardened in the musical hearth of the great Republic of Texas.

Silo Road has been invited to perform in the 2016 Viva Big Bend Festival alongside such artists as Gary P. Nunn and Los Lonely Boys, and were profiled in Texas Music magazine. Singer Billy Broome has now participated in his third Dripping Spring Songwriters Festival, and performed at GreenFest organized by popular Texas music blog Galleywinter.com. The band has shared stages with fellow rising stars Flatland Cavalry, Aaron Einhouse, Tejas Brothers, Ryan Beaver, and Shane Smith and The Saints, as well as opening for such stalwarts as Gary P. Nunn, Bart Crow, Jason Eady, Mark McKinney, and Roger Creager.

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