JULY 11-14, 2024
Saint Clair, MO

Yonder Mountain String Band // March 23, 2022

By Derrick Weisbrod ~ Yonder Mountain String Band (YMSB) is a grass band that has been plying their craft of what many call Jamgrass for the last 22 years. My experience of catching music started in the early 2000’s with a series of New Year’s Eve shows in St. Louis, MO. As we started to […]

Benefit for Boyce Clark and Dan Rogers March 6th, 2022

By Derrick Weisbrod ~ Dan Rogers is a persistent attendee at live music events around St. Louis and festivals in the Midwest. Anyone who has attended a show with Dan is quite familiar with his kind and generous nature. He is constantly greeting friends and strangers with the warmest smile welcoming you to the show. I met […]

One Way Traffic, Arkansauce & Armchair Boogie Show Review

By Derrick Weisbrod ~ Several of the Pickin’ on Music Festival’s team members went to catch the Armchair Boogie, Arkansauce and One Way Traffic show at Off Broadway in St. Louis on Friday January 28th . We started off by having a quick hangout at the business office with some of our friends and then walked across […]

Lineup Update

Updates from the Pickin’ On Picknic Team July 7, 2019 Link to updated lineup and schedule We are proud to announce that we have an amazing crew of musicians that will be pulling together to honor the life and music of the late Jeff Austin to fill the void left in our hearts and on our […]

The Sweet Lillies

The Sweet Lillies‘ high-energy, melodic tunes have quickly captured the hearts of fans in Colorado and beyond. The band, formed in November of 2013, credits its appeal to the original and compelling songwriting of three women who share an unwavering commitment to life on the road. The magnetic combination of Julie Gussaroff on the upright […]

Chicago Farmer

Lyrically driven, Chicago Farmer delves into the social and political issues of today’s world, taking it all in and putting it back out through music as a commentary on modern times in the Midwest. With his unfeigned and relatable approach, Chicago Farmer has earned a place in the heart of this generation’s rise of protest songs. He […]

The HillBenders

Formed in April of 2008, and still touring with the original lineup, The HillBenders have firmly established their presence as one of the most energetic and engaging progressive acoustic bands on the scene and they continue to wow audiences from stages around the country and around the world. Just over three years ago the band shifted their […]

Miles Over Mountains

Miles Over Mountains is a progressive bluegrass band based in McHenry, IL. Their live shows are high energy, centered around an arsenal of original material and refreshing variety of cover songs served up in their own unique style. Touring through their fifth year, Miles Over Mountains continues to turn heads across the nation as their momentum, […]

One Way Traffic

“I challenge you not to tap your feet or slap your knee. You will find it damn near impossible to even stay in your seat the moment these guys hit the first note. Listening to One Way Traffic, you will find yourself hearing something new that still calls you back into your memories of growing […]