The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place

“The Gathering Place” beer and wine garden is open to the public for the duration of the festival. The quaint, shaded garden area features live music off and on throughout the day

The Gathering Place

  • Evan O’Quinn


  • Roxanne McDaniel


  • Mountain Mojo


  • Cody Mabe


Performers will be announced at a later date

Evan O’Quinn

Singer songwriter Evan O’Quinn is a Big Stone Gap native who delivers a very enjoyable and energetic live show. He performs original compositions along with a wide variety of contemporary and traditional music. Evan graduated from the Berklee College of Music in May 2020 and works as a music director for the Appalachian Center for the Arts in Pikeville Kentucky.

Roxanne McDaniel

Roxanne McDaniel is a singer/songwriter and dulcimer player based in Johnson City, Tennessee. She is a graduate of the East Tennessee State University bluegrass program. Her music is filled with stories of despair and defiance, and her style draws on a wide variety of influences, including old time, country, blues, pop, and rock.

Mountain Mojo

Mountain Mojo is an Appalachian Americana band from the hills of Virginia that has been steeped in the blues, old time music, rock and bluegrass. The dynamic lyrics, harmony, and melodies between the band member’s Cory Franklin, Isaac Shockley and Kaden Kilgore form a unique sound that will quench your musical thirst like a mountain spring.

Cody Mabe

Cody’s incredible journey started in the year playing guitar and writing songs became his passion. God has blessed him with many opportunities to play and perform at various events and occasions and he is presently pursuing a full-time writing and performing career. Live performances are what he loves doing. He performs at churches, private parties, sponsored events, restaurants, bars of every kind, and weddings, but some of his more notable performances include a private event for actress Andie MacDowell, singing with Alabama lead singer Randy Owen, and opening for Jon Pardi and David Nail. Tours have included Hawaii and Alaska, County fairs in New York and Vermont, and the Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival. Recent television credits include writing and performing the ending credit song “What He Had To Do” for the Telly Award winning documentary “Scramble the Seawolves”.