The Main Stage
The Encampment Stage
Brett and Janet Dodd
Brett and Janet Dodd are a local Spokane singer-songwriter duo singing tight woven harmonies drawing from Americana, Folk and Bluegrass. They first met a couple of decades ago over a casual conversation about mandolins and music, and have been together musically and otherwise ever since! Longtime fixtures on the local bluegrass scene, they are active in promoting music locally in their roles as President and Secretary of the Inland Northwest Bluegrass Music Association. Performing on mandolin, guitar, fiddle, accordion and bass, Brett and Janet bring heartfelt harmony and energy to original and contemporary roots music.
Hank Cramer is a national-touring folksinger from the Pacific Northwest, best known for his booming bass voice, wry humor, and smooth flat-picking on a vintage guitar. He sings a huge repertoire of traditional and contemporary folksongs that cover the spectrum from celtic to Appalachian to miners’ ballads to sea-shanties to cowboy songs. He has recorded nineteen CDs, four movie sound-tracks, and three music videos, and receives nationwide radio airplay. When not on the road performing, Hank lives on a ranch in Washington’s Methow Valley with his wife, daughter, and their many critters.
Heartbreak Pass is a Spokane based bluegrass band featuring timeless traditional numbers and original songwriting that contains the nuts and bolts of life.
Tipich Trail Travelers
One of the newest and youngest bands to appear at Rendezvous Days, they love songs that tell a story!
Fancee That! is an acoustic duo performing original, traditional and cover songs. Their performances glow with a feeling of home as they explore multiple musical genres rooted in tradition and inspiration. Brad Keeler is an award-winning instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, composer and interpreter of vintage music and Jackie Fox’s songwriting is relatable (gettable), her lyrics and vocals paint vivid imagery. Get ready to experience their influences with a great set of listening pleasure.
Formed in April of 2012 Moses Willey hit the ground running and has been taking the Inland Northwest by storm ever since with stirring harmony and hard driving, high energy sound. This band of talented musicians tends to push the envelope on Bluegrass-a lot incorporating Folk, Appalachian, and Americana with originals traditional and modern roots music, all played in their own unique style.