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100 South 9980 West, Russiaville, Indiana  (10 miles west of Kokomo)
"The bands are set for Winding Creek 2015"   See the lineup below Cool
YES! We are planning another band contest. 2014 went over well and if you are interested please see the rules and get in contact with Duane or Bob.
Duane & Bob are looking forward to another fun year!
Ruth Dunn is heading up Face Book and and ask that you would share the Winding Creek face book with your friends

Check out Sunday's Banjo Boogie Walk below "it's optional and for a great cause"!!!
We are excited to have Flatt Lonesome   Lil Roy & Lizzy Show  Branded Bluegrass  Cornfields & Crossroads  Shane Adkins  Tommy Brown Band  Bahler Family Band  Blue Mafia  New Balance  Alec Hurtibise & Friends this year. Join us and be part of theWinding Creek family. Please introduce yourself to Bob & Duane they would love to meet you Smile. Check out the bands below for more info about them!
Audience enjoys the shade at Winding Creek!


Winding Creek Main Stage Line Up for 2015 !

Flatt Lonesome - Fri & Sat

Lil Roy & Lizzy Show - Fri

Branded Bluegrass - Fri & Sat

Shane Adkins - Fri & Sat

Alec Hurtibise & Friends - Fri & Sat

Cornfields & Crossroads - Sat

New Balance (last year's contest winner) - Sat

Bahler's "Golden Age" Band - Sat & Sun

Tommy Brown & County Line Grass - Sun

Blue Mafia - Sun

Kokomo Cowboy Church Band - Sun

Showcase Band Contest Winner - Sun




Pick each bands picture to visit their website.



Winding Creek is located 50 miles north of Indianapolis and 10 miles west of Kokomo, Indiana. "Go to the map page for the convenient route planner."

Flatt Lonesome

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What more can be said. "2014 Merging Artist of the Year" This young energetic band is coming back to Winding Creek. Duane and Bob appreciate them being on our schedule and look forward to the energy as they step onto the stage on Friday & Saturday! We know you will too!

Lil Roy & Lizzy Show

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Little Roy and Lizzy awfully hard to over look.Little Roy has won awards as entertainer as well as for his banjo playing. Little Roy is sure to make you smileSmile. Lizzy has won bluegrass song of the year for a song she wrote named "Mountain Top".She is one of the youngest fiddlers to be inducted into "America's Old Time Fiddlers County Hall of Fame" in LeMars, IA. They will be at Winding Creek on Friday only and are sure to have the crowd on their feet with laughter!

Branded Bluegrass

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Winding Creek wouldn't be a Bluegrass Festival  without our local band Branded Blugrass! These guys are our dear friends and they always bring an enjoyable line up of great songs. They can flat Pick and they do GRIN. Come and hear these boys play on Friday & Saturday.

Shane Adkins
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Bob, Duane and Max Bell met Shane at Jerusalem Ridge and knew the Winding Creek family would love him and his style of playing. Shane is a singer, song writer, guitarist who is devoted to preserving tradition thumb and finger style guitar. His playing reflect Merle Travis, Chet Atkins & Doc Watson. This is one fellow you don't want to miss! He will also be teaching the Guitar Workshop on Saturday.

Enter the band contest and play on the main stage on Sunday if you are voted winner of the Winding Creek Band Contest. Goto the schedule page for details and registration.

Blue Mafia
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Duane & Bob met this band at SBGMA 2012 where they placed 3rd out of many bands. They have won other awards and we think they will appeal to the younger bluegrass fans. Invite your friends for some great bluegrass music on Sunday!

Vendor Booths:

  • Performers
  • Instruments
  • Food/Drinks
  • Antique Tractor Show
  • Home made ice cream by Carrol County Antique Tractor & Machinery Club
  • Artist Crafts

Workshops:(Saturday only)

  •  Fiddle
  • Mandolin
  • Guitar
  • Banjo

Things to Remember:

  • Free Dry/Primative Camping 
  • Your Instruments for Pickin & Jammin
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Cover will be in place if rain is threatening.
  • Invite Friends
  • Main festival grounds is shady


Looking for another fun Bluegrass festival..... Pick the picture below and find out more about Sheridan Bluegrass Fever.....


Click on cabin picture to visit the KohKohMah website which is a living history event taking place the 3rd weekend of September on the same grounds.


Rain or Shine

Website visits since Oct 3, 2014

   Bluegrass Sound Production

    Owner's Dave & Jean Yount                                                                                                    

Winding Creek's great sounds come from Bluegrass Sound Production. Owners Dave & Jean Yount are awesome when it comes to sound. If you're looking for great sound contact them at 317-519-9351 or select the banjo for their website.


Tommy Brown County Line Grass
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Tommy Brown and County Line Grass are pleasing audiences around the nation. They have appeared on DirectTV's RFD Cumberland Highlander Show, IBMA Fan Fest, Jerusalem Ridge, Silver Dollar City, Bill Monroe's Bean Blossom and Salley Mountain. Duane and Bob are pleased to have them on Sunday at Winding Creek and ask that you come on out and give them a Winding Creek BIG WELCOME! 

New Balance
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New Balance Band originated in 2012. They have opened for the Steel Drivers, they were a sleeper for the Winding Creek Band contest. The crowds loved them and they have won other contest since. Bob and Duane are thrilled to have them back on the main stage 2015 on Saturday. We hope for their followers to come and join us for weekend!

Corn Fields & Cross Roads
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They have played the Bill Monroe Festival in Bean Blossom IN and also at the Bill's home place at Jerusalem Ridge KY. They also played the Honeywell Theatre in Wabash IN. They laugh because they beieve they were the first Hillbillies to ever step foot into an orchestra pit. If you are in the mood for some toe tappin, hard driving bluegrass come on out and see them at Winding Creek.


Bahler's "Golden Age" Band
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Hailing from the rural farmland near Bennetts Switch, Indiana, north of Kokomo the Bahler Family Band has played at the Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering at Battleground just north of Lafayette which takes place in June. Winding Creek is honored to have their enjoyable string and voice harmony.   

Fairview Baptist Cowboy Church
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Cowboy Church band is headed up by Jim Rittenhouse.  Cowboy church is on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Fairview Baptist Church on Vaile Ave behind WalMart in Kokomo Indiana. The band has been together over 10 years and has a great time together. Pastor Steve Sherwood is a ventriloquist and adds a flare of humor every month along with the other dummies in the band. Come and join us each month for some fun Christian entertainment.....

Winding Creek is happy to present the     "Zionsville Flash"    Alec Hurtubise.  


Alec has sang on stage with many of the bluegrass greats by special invite and also frequents the Cowboy Church Band from Fairview Baptist Church in Kokomo on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 5 PM. He's been working hard on his banjo and we think you will enjoy the energy this young man brings to the stage.

Optional Fundraiser for Samaritan Caregivers
The "Banjo Boogie Walk"
Sunday, August 24th at 1:30 pm

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Take a beautiful walk through the woods & over winding creek and enjoy several bands along the way highlighting the banjo. The Sunday walk requires a minimum donation of $25 per walker and includes admission into the Bluegrass Festival for Sunday only. If you already have a weekend pass for the festival a $15 donation is required.  Proceeds to benifit Samaritan Caregivers Out Reach for Seniors 65 and older who reside in their own home. You can obtain more information & a walk packet by calling 765-453-7611. We promise this walk to be a delight for all who particpate and your donation will be going to a very worthy cause!
















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