The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music.
Experience a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers create tight, high-energy string band music. They draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles. The band is well known in the Americana music circuit throughout the mid-Atlantic region and is a crowd favorite at music festivals like The Great Blue Heron, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Whiskey Rebellion Festival and others. While recently showcasing their innovative style on a national tour, they gained new fans from Colorado to California and from Arizona to Oklahoma. Experience a toe-tappin’ good time! Some of the region’s best bluegrass, Americana and roots music artists perform in Wheeling as part of the popular Mountain Moon Coffeehouse series. Crowd-pleasing performers, expert pickers, talented vocalists and captivating storytellers entertain crowds with foot-stomping tunes and expressive ballads. Shows take place in the historic 100-year-old Stifel Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Then, the music begins at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700. Purchase early, many shows sell out!