Circa Blue

Main Stage
Friday 1:30pm
Friday 6:00pm

Circa Blue is known for their tight vocal harmonies, clean instrumentation, and creative arrangements.    The band released their debut CD, recorded at Echoes Recording Studio, in February, 2012.  The self-titled album featured five original tunes and five covers performed with Circa Blue style.  Special guests Mike Auldridge on resophonic guitar and Chris Sexton on fiddle can be heard throught the album.

In 2014 their sophomore effort, '"Darker Blue", was released to critical and audience acclaim.  With guests Gaven Largent on dobro, Marshal Wilborn on bass and the return of ChrisSexton on fiddle, the band continued to refine their sound, showcasing their musical chops on original songs and covers.  "A Darker Blue" held the radio charts for over a year.  It was #38 out of the top 100 albums for 2014 (Roots Music Report) and continues to receive airplay throughout the US and abroad.

In 2016, the band released their third project,"Once Upon A Time" through label 'Orange Blossom Records'.  It was met with positive reviews and multiple radio chart action and the title cut "Once Upon A Time" through label Orange Blosom Records.  It was met with positive reviews and multiple radio chart action.  The title cut "Once Upon A Time" charted at #11 on the Bluegrass Today Radio Charts.  "Once Upon A Time", the latest releasefrom West Virginia's Circa Blue on Orange Blossom Records, is without question, their most ambitious and artistically successful recording to date.....Once Upon A Time shows the steady growth of Circa Blue, making their continuing claim to move into headliner status"-John Lawless Bluegrass Today.