Call For Vendors

Honesdale Roots & Rhythm has a few vendor spots left for our June 18th, 2022 festival. We have transitioned from our “marketplace” spots being only available to artists and are now seeking vendors of all applicable categories. A 10′ x 10′ spot is only $75 and as this is a free to the public event we have averaged between 3k to 5k attendees with as many as 7k over the last 15 events. Please e-mail Nancy at for more details and to sign up. Space is limited so apply today !!

Guitar Players, (or collectors), Take Note !!

Winner to be chosen at Roots & Rhythm on the evening of June 18th, 2022 @ the Main Stage in Central Park. You need not be present to win. Honesdale Roots & Rhythm is a 501c3 Not For Profit organization and Honesdale Roots & Rhythm is a free to the public annual music festival in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Tix available here:

The ’22 Roots Raffle Guitar is 100% ready to go. Custom built by Tony Maddi & John Rocklin, and painted by our Featured Artist, Dane Tilghman, This is one special instrument. Here are some of the tech specs:

Custom Built SG style set neck guitar

Mahogany body and neck.

Seymour Duncan Pickups, JB Bridge & Jazz Neck. (Provided by Guitar Center Moosic)

Gotoh Tune-o-matic Bridge with Studs/Bushings

Gotoh Aluminum Stop Tailpiece

Handmade Bone Nut

Genuine Gibson Vintage Style Tuners (Provided by Guitar Center Moosic)

Emerson Custom Wiring Harness ( Provided by Emerson Electronics)

This guitar is suitable to be hung on the wall for the art it is or to be played as it is a killer playing and sounding guitar.

Tix available here:

Tix available here:

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Honesdale Roots & Rhythm is an annual free to the public music festival held every June in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. We bring the best of touring acts in the Blues, Rock, Americana and related genres to our main stage in Central Park as well as local and regional bands up and down Main Street. Some of the ways we fund this endeavor is through sponsorships, grants and merch sales and raffles. You can help support this effort by purchasing items from our store here on our website or on our new Facebook store. Check it out !! (And thank you !!)

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Muddy Waters by Dane Tilghman

And the winners are !!!!

The winners are everyone who attended our virtual Horse Races to benefit Roots & Rhythm !! As well as everyone who helped with making this event a successful fun night !!

As far as horses however:

  • Race 1- Buy Buy Buy- Davis R Chant Realtors
  • Race 2- Fins & Feathers Flying- Fins & Feathers
  • Race3- Alpine Thunder- Alpine Wurst & meat Haus
  • Race 4- Top Producer- Davis R Chant Realtors
  • Race 5- Sum Thing Wrong / Fins & Feathers Flash- Matt Kohrs / Fins & Feathers
  • Race 6- Bojangles Spirit- Deb McCabe
  • Race 7- Wildflower- Nicole Branning
  • Race 8- Bag Of Bones- Maryellen Kingston
  • Race 9- Money Movement- Krupa Wealth Management
  • Race 10- Hugh- Matt Kohrs

See you June 18th for the big day !!

Thanks for a Great Event !!

Thanks so much to all who came out last night for our ” Day at the Races” fundraiser. A great time was had by all and we were very successful in raising funds for the big event on June 18th. Special thanks to Brian Wilken for being our MC !! Great job Brian !!

Check out these photos to see how much fun it was !!

Thanks so much to all our generous sponsors !!

  • REMAX WAYNE (again!)
  • & many thanks to HERE & NOW BREWING for the great venue !!!

SEE YOU ALL ON JUNE 18th for the festival !!

Don’t Forget Your Fancy Hat !! (Contest Alert)

Getting ready for the big Horse Race Night @ Here & Now Brewing on Friday Night, March 18th here in Honesdale ? We will be having a Fancy Hat Contest in addition to all the rest of the planned horseplay, (ha ha). We will pick 3 winners of the hat contest with prizes including a $25 gift certificate to use towards a photo session @ DANIELLE’S PHOTOGRAPHY,, A $25 Gift certificate to BOLD’S FLORIST, GARDEN CENTER, SUCCULENTS & GIFT SHOP, & 1 more yet to be named prize.

So let’s see what you’ve got !!

Horses almost gone !!

Sales of Racehorses for our March 18th Fundraiser at Here & Now Brewing are almost done !! The last chance to buy and name a horse for the super fun event will be on Friday, March 11th @ 6PM. Please go HERE for more info on our event and to buy your horse.

March 18th Horse Race Sponsorships Sold Out!!


Thanks so much to all our generous sponsors of the ’22 horse Races to benefit this years Roots & Rhythm !! There are still plenty of horses available though for the event at Here & Now Brewing on March 18th. Check out all the details here:

Fundraisers like this help us to be able to provide our fantastic free to the public event each year.