Summer Concert Series

Pinnacle Ridge Policies

Parties larger than 6 are welcome ONLY in our upstairs barn space during our music events. We will not accommodate 6+ groups in the Tasting Room at any day or time, due to its small and cozy nature. We would like to avoid an unpleasant situation for you, the other customers, and ourselves, in the event of us having to ask you to leave. Buses, limos, and commercial vehicles are not allowed on our property. This includes parking anywhere in front of the facilities.

We have a new bar in the barn, which includes a ten tap system for beer and cider; we’ll also be pouring a wide variety of mixed drinks; and of course Pinnacle Ridge wines by the bottle or glass! Additionally, nonalcoholic beverages, such as soft drinks and bottled water, will be available for sale.

PLEASE NOTE: Pinnacle Ridge Winery has been forced to implement a new policy regarding outside beverages on the property, due to individuals bringing in alcoholic beverages in unmarked containers. 

No outside beverages of any kind will be permitted on the property of Pinnacle Ridge Winery. Customers must dispose of all beverages before entering the premises. Any customer on the property with their own beverage will be asked by our security team to dispose of the beverage or leave the property. 

Smoking and vaping are strictly prohibited.

Our concerts are for ages 21+.

Pinnacle Ridge Winery reserves the right of admission.

Scott Marshall & the Hillbilly Souls

May 18 | 5:30 - 8:30 pm | AGES 21+
Scott Marshall & the Hillbilly Souls
AGES 21+ The Hillbilly Souls have been paving a reputation for themselves by delivering authentic doses of true, heartfelt, real life, get it right, feel good, foot stompin', Northern grilled & a lil' Southern fried Americana spiced roots music. Their ability to combine elements of rock, country, blues and bluegrass, and continually offer generous helpings at every show is proving to be a fresh recipe that has people of all ages, titles, and musical tastes cheering and coming back for more. See them playing live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: Cone Appetit.

The Mighty Manatees

May 25 | 5:30 - 8:30 pm | AGES 21+
The Mighty Manatees
The Mighty Manatees are a large, diverse ensemble who are known to skillfully combine many genres into an upbeat, harmonious blend. Reggae, country, blues, folk, ska, funk, zydeco, and rock n' roll peacefully coexist under the Mightees' musical umbrella. They have played with The Wailers, America, David Amram, Commander Cody, the Spin Doctors, Richard Hell, The Radiators, U2, Nigel Hall, Lettuce, and many more. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: The Sticky Pig.

Madeleine & Jeff Anderson

May 26 | 5:30 - 8:30 pm | AGES 21+
Madeleine & Jeff Anderson
On Tour from Nashville, TN!
Independent artist Madeleine is a singer-songwriter based out of Nasvhille, TN. Not one to sit idly by, the Connecticut native balances writing and recording with a fairly aggressive tour schedule. Her debut LP "Postcards" was recorded in a small home studio where she had a hand in writing, playing, producing, and engineering the album. Madeleine's sophomore album, "Matter of If," received the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Leon Brettler Award for "Carpet," the opening track. A New England native, Jeff Anderson graduated from the Hartford Conservatory of Music with a degree in record production. Whether it is pop, rock, or country, Jeff is extremely versatile when it comes to songwriting and production. It is partly because of this he is sought out by many songwriters and artists. He also plays many local venues around Nashville, including renowned Bluebird Cafe. Check them out live in action here! AND IT'S A "BRING YOUR OWN FOOD" DAY!

James Supra Blues Band

June 1 | 6 -9 pm | AGES 21+
James Supra Blues Band
AGES 21+ James Supra, Al Wanamaker, Dave Smith, and Mitch Shelly join together to bring you one of the Lehigh Valley’s most dynamic rock bands. Every time they play here, they pack the house and get everyone on their feet! Don’t miss out on some fierce playing, topped by Supra’s soaring harmonica! Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: V & C.

Hunkajunk

June 8 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
Hunkajunk
AGES 21+
Hunkajunk is a 6 piece Funk and Soul band of seasoned professionals led by Lehigh Valley native Brett Andrew, who spent 5 years touring with Robert Randolph & the Family Band and has been a regular guest with The Craig Thatcher Band, The Mighty Manatees, & Free Range Folk. The band has a diverse repertoire which focuses on retro hits, modern classics, and original music. Their dynamic and energetic show makes it clear these guys really love what they do. Bring your dancing shoes!
Featuring Brett Andrew on guitar and vocals, Matt Truscott on saxophone, Devin Marshall on keyboards, Erik Santana on guitar, Egan Miller on bass, and Ryan Mangle on drums.
Check them out live in action!
FOOD TRUCK: TBA.

Craig Thatcher & Nyke Van Wyk

June 9 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Craig Thatcher & Nyke Van Wyk
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ We've seen them cover everything from Led Zeppelin to traditional Celtic songs! Regardless of the location or size of venue in which they perform, Craig Thatcher and Nyke Van Wyk will have their audience at the edge of their seats with every note. The dynamics and energy of their performance captivate listeners of all ages with a unique blend of styles ranging from blues to rock, fingerstyle to Celtic and everything in between. These award-winning musicians deliver their exciting sets with a vast selection of both original pieces as well as many songs you will certainly recognize, but performed in a way you'll only be able to experience with Craig and Nyke. Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: Gourmand Cafe.

Serene Green

June 15 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Serene Green
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ Serene Green is the collective musical vision of Pennsylvania musicians Quentin Fisher, Michael Johnson, Shane McGeehan, and Steve Leonard. This band's passion for playing together comes from a deep love for traditional bluegrass music. The members of Serene Green share a common goal to influence the legacy of bluegrass music with original songwriting and compositions, while honoring the traditions set forth by the pioneers of bluegrass music. Since early 2017, Serene Green has toured in over twelve states throughout the Northeast, Mid-west, and Southeast regions of the United States of America. The quartet released its first all-original studio album, "To Whom It Pertains", in June 2017. Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: Take a Taco.

Jack Murray & the Blue Tarp Wranglers

June 22 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
Jack Murray & the Blue Tarp Wranglers
AGES 21+ Singer/songwriter Jack Murray, from Sevierville, TN, now living in Barto, PA was a founding member of country-rock band Golden Rocket in the late 70s, featuring a unique mix of folk, blues, rock & roll and traditional country music. He’s played in many other musical combinations including The Rockin’ Eddies, while successfully writing for Nashville recording artists (Alabama, Ronnie Sessions, among others). He has become a popular headlining act as a singer/songwriter at venues in the Philadelphia area, including Bethlehem’s legendary Godfrey Daniels as well as MusikFest, Landhaven in Huffs Church. He has opened shows at the Sellersville Theater and elsewhere for Chris Smither, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Commander Cody Band, Mike Farris, Laura Cantrell, Butch Hancock and many others. The Blue Tarp Wranglers are ready, willing and very able to handle just about any kind of American music – from blues to folk to rock & roll to hard-core country music. And in fine style – often (flatteringly) compared to bands like NRBQ. The current 2016 version of the “Tarps” features guitarist Alan Landes, bassist Nick Franclik and percussionist Josh Kanusky (The David Bromberg Band, John Fullbright) along with various other players from time to time –on pedal steel, piano, fiddle, harmonica, etc. Jack has been invited to perform in regional versions of Nashville’s Bluebird Café-style “Writers In The Round” format by some of Nashville’s finest, including Hall of Famers Thom Schuyler and Tony Arata, as well as Craig Bickhardt, Poco’s Jack Sundrud and Grammy winner, Don Henry. Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: Van Pelt Hot Dog Co.

Groove Merchants

June 29 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
Groove Merchants
AGES 21+

The Groove Merchants formed in 2012 while attending Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and their musical chemistry was immediately apparent. Knowing they had stumbled into a sound that was unique, they decided to organize their efforts and book shows in the Lehigh Valley. Their music began to take form and develop its own identity by playing powerful live shows that left lasting impressions on audiences, often extending past the stage itself.

Adding a full-time trumpet and occasional horn section, The band has since released its second effort, titled “Take It,” in August of 2016 under the ‘ListeningPost’ label. "Take It" has been played on Philadelphia, West Chester, and Delaware FM radio, including a live performance of the record's single, "Hold Your Hand," on Philly’s Alternative Rock station 104.5FM. This performance led to the band's appearance at the iHeartRadio Summer Block Party opening for Vance Joy, Portugal. The Man, and Judah and The Lion at Philadelphia venue Festival Pier at Penn's Landing.

The Groove Merchants have played extensively up and down the East Coast at theatres, clubs and festivals and are continuing to expand.

The band has been experimenting with different musical approaches and continues to bring an exciting, high-energy, organic performance to their audiences.

Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: The Sticky Pig.

Craig Thatcher Band

July 6 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Craig Thatcher Band
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ With both worldwide recognition and a slew of Lehigh Valley Music Awards, the Craig Thatcher Band has a well-earned reputation for blending classic rock and blues standards with impressive original tunes, all with a joy of playing that’s up front and bold. They've been entertaining audiences with their exciting brand of blues/rock music since 1993. This is a must-see-live performing band; their onstage energy and confidence is explosive! Wayde Leonard’s rich vocals and solid bass and Don Plowman’s unlimited expertise on the drums only take Craig’s breathtaking guitar work to greater heights. Check them out live in action here! FOOD TRUCK: Stuffed to the Grills.

Frog Holler

July 13 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Frog Holler
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ Frog Holler is an alternative/country rock Americana band from Berks County. Their current lineup consists of bandleader Darren Schlappich on vocals and left-handed guitar, Mike Lavdanski on banjo and vocal harmonies, Daniel Bower on drums, John Kilgore on guitar, Cory Heller on keyboard, and Josh Sceurman on bass, and often incorporate mandolin and steel guitar in their music. As they built up a following regionally, the band began touring extensively, playing gigs from Boston to the Carolinas. Frog Holler released three records through the small independent label from Philadelphia, Record Cellar, run by Neil Drucker. Improved visibility and the release of their positively reviewed fourth record, Railings, led to the band touring the industrial midwest as well as the Netherlands. The Washington Post says: "Neo-hillbillies with a twist, Frog Holler plays mountain blues and country as accessible and modern as the most hummable pop." The Village Voice: “Great songwriting, deliriously entertaining live act.” Philadelphia Inquirer: “Schlappich continues to stand head and shoulders above most Americana songwriters.” They played a few great sets here last summer! Check it out! FOOD TRUCK: Gourmand Cafe.

James Supra Trio

July 20 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
James Supra Trio
AGES 21+ It’s Supra unplugged! See your favorite Lehigh Valley bluesman perform acoustic versions of his rockin tunes! James Supra says: "Back in the day, when I first started, I was really into Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones. That's where I found out about Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson. My best description is we are very high energy, harmonica and guitar-driven blues... We're definitely not your average blues band. We take a lot of the old blues standards and we put a little James Supra twist on them. It becomes an original for us." Check out the great set they played here in 2017! FOOD TRUCK: Grumpy's BBQ.

Trouble City All-Stars

July 27 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
Trouble City All-Stars
AGES 21+ Over the past 10 years Trouble City has been turning heads and tuning in ears from all over the region with its own brand of original roots/rocksteady/reggae. Trouble City blends old sounds of traditional reggae with some more modern aspects to accomplish a solid sound to get your feet moving. Trouble City has put out three albums and has played with the likes of Stephen Marley, Snoop Dogg, The Wailers, Badfish, Matt and Kim, Flux Capacitor, the Dirty Heads, Dr. Dog, the 7 walkers, Railroad earth and more! Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: Take a Taco.

Friar’s Point Band

August 3 | 6 - 9 pm | AGES 21+
Friar’s Point Band
"Playin the blues, past, present, and future."
Friar’s Point Band was formed in 2006 and quickly became one of The Leigh Valley’s top Blues-Rock acts. Known for its musicianship and originality, Friar’s Point has represented The Lehigh Valley at The International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee, three times. The band has shared the stage with greats Ray Manzarek, Roy Rogers, Steve Miller, Joe Louis Walker, Nick Moss, Clarence Spady, Robin Trower, Deanna Bogart, Ricky Scarlett, Popa Chubby, Sari Schoor and more. Chris London is the lead guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of Friar’s Point Band. Chris is considered an expert guitarist, and is one of the finest lead and slide guitarists in the region. His songwriting and vision has earned the respect of his peers, and Friar's Point the title of "the most original blues bands in the region."  Brian Berlanda is a Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association Award winning drummer, and the founding force behind Friar’s Point. Brian has steadily shepherded his band forward, while inspiring the collaborative atmosphere that defines Friar’s Point’s original edge. Keyboardist Dwight Spencer is a legendary veteran of the PA/NJ circuit for nearly fifty years. Dwight’s Boogie Woogie style and his expressive touch is always a crowd pleaser. Pat Powers personifies the blues in the band's sound through his lead vocals and harp playing.  Pat is a veteran of the Eastern PA blues scene for decades. Doug Brown on bass rounds out the sound. Doug’s style of playing has made him an established, and in demand, veteran of many of the region’s top acts. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: Hillbilly BBQ.

Deb Callahan Band

August 10 | 5:30 - 8:30 pm | AGES 21+
Deb Callahan Band
AGES 21+ Philly’s blues-soul artist Deb Callahan and her band recently celebrated 20 years of performing, touring, recording and entertaining music fans both regionally and around the United States. She has graced the stages at many festivals nationwide from The Monterey Bay Blues Festival in Monterey, CA, The Springing the Blues Fest in Jacksonville, FL, The Bayfront Blues Fest in Duluth, MN, The Heritage Blues Fest in Wheeling, WV to WXPN’s XPonential Music Festival in her hometown of Philly. “Sweet Soul” made the top 50 contemporary blues albums for 2016 for the US Blues Music Report and Deb has received the America’s Music Festival Series in Media, PA Hall of Fame Award, made the top 10 for 2015 for reviewer Mark Gallo and was a Blues 411 2015 “Jimi Award Nominee” – nominated for Best Soul / R & B Album. Philadelphia’s blues and soul drenched vocalist and songwriter Deb Callahan grew up in the Boston area but has been a mainstay on the mid-Atlantic music scene since the late 90’s.  During this time she has gained a reputation for writing creative blues, soul and roots influenced original music and using her powerful, expressive voice to deliver an exciting live show. Blues Revue referred to her as the next Bonnie Raitt and raved “Philly’s Deb Callahan has the pipes, the songs and the raw talent to graduate to the next level”. Her rich, honest and soulful tunes resonate with listeners and run the gamut from soulful ballads, to upbeat, dance oriented grooves.  Her road tested band includes Allen James, Garry Lee and Tom Walling. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: V & C.

Sweet Ember

August 17 | 5:30 - 8:30 pm | AGES 21+
Sweet Ember

AGES 21+

Katrina Ambron is the power house vocals for Sweet Ember. She provides amazing sound and emotion in every song, while entertaining the crowd with her energetic personality.

Sweet Ember is a pop/rock/funk band from Lancaster, PA. They play covers from '70s to current hits, as well as their own catchy tunes!

Check them out here!

FOOD TRUCK: Grumpy's BBQ.

August 31 - 1 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Craig Thatcher Band
Sat August 31 (5 - 8 pm) AGES 21+ "With both worldwide recognition and a slew of Lehigh Valley Music Awards, the Craig Thatcher Band has a well earned reputation for blending classic rock and blues standards with impressive original tunes, all with a joy of playing that's up front and bold. Wayde Leonard's rich vocals and solid bass and Don Plowman's unlimited expertise on the drums only take Craig's breathtaking guitar work to greater heights. Hey, they're the best!" "The Craig Thatcher Band has been entertaining audiences with their exciting brand of blues/rock music since 1993. This is a must-see-live performing band; their on-stage energy and confidence is explosive!" Check out a live performance here! FOOD TRUCK: Stuffed to the Grills.

September 1 - 1 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
James Supra Band
$5 Cover
Sun Sept 1 (5 - 8 pm) AGES 21+ James Supra, Al Wanamaker, Dave Smith, and Mitch Shelly join together to bring you one of the Lehigh Valley’s most dynamic rock bands. Every time they play here, they pack the house and get everyone on their feet! Don’t miss out on some fierce playing, topped by Supra’s soaring harmonica! Check them out live in action! FOOD TRUCK: Cone Appetit.

Blues in the Barn: Day 2 | $5 Cover All Day

September 1 - 1 | 1:30 - 4:30 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Blues in the Barn: Day 2 | $5 Cover All Day
Sterling Koch & Freeway Jam
$5 Cover
Sun Sept 1 (1:30 - 4:30 pm) AGES 21+ Sterling Koch is a nationally recognized guitarist and guitar instructor. For the past 17 years, from 2000 to present, he has been known for his blues guitar prowess on both 6 string guitar and lap steel guitar, releasing a dozen albums of varying blues styles. Currently he is returning to his instrumental guitar roots for which he was recognized for over a decade, from 1989 to 2000, during which time he released 4 albums of instrumental guitar music and an instrumental Christmas album. He was also featured in Guitar World and Guitar for the Practicing Musician Magazine. Sterling has opened for a variety of national acts including Savoy Brown, Lita Ford, Johnny Winter All Star Band, Shemekia Copeland, Rick Derringer, Steepwater Band, Poppa Chubby and more… Check them out live in action! FOOD TRUCK: Cone Appetit.

Trouble City All-Stars Are Back!

September 14 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+
Trouble City All-Stars Are Back!

AGES 21+

Over the past 10 years Trouble City has been turning heads and tuning in ears from all over the region with its own brand of original roots/rocksteady/reggae. Trouble City blends old sounds of traditional reggae with some more modern aspects to accomplish a solid sound to get your feet moving. Trouble City has put out three albums and has played with the likes of Stephen Marley, The Wailers, Badfish, Matt and Kim, Flux Capacitor, the Dirty Heads, Dr. Dog, the 7 walkers, Railroad earth and more!

Check them out here!

FOOD TRUCK: Smokehouse.

Mighty Manatees Are Back!

September 21 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+
Mighty Manatees Are Back!
AGES 21+ The Mighty Manatees are a large, diverse ensemble who are known to skillfully combine many genres into an upbeat, harmonious blend. Reggae, country, blues, folk, ska, funk, zydeco, and rock n' roll peacefully coexist under the Mightees' musical umbrella. They have played with America, David Amram, Commander Cody, the Spin Doctors, Richard Hell, The Radiators, U2, Nigel Hall, Lettuce, and many more. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: V & C.

Frog Holler Returns to Pinnacle Ridge!

September 28 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Frog Holler Returns to Pinnacle Ridge!
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ Frog Holler is an alternative/country rock Americana band from Berks County. Their current lineup consists of bandleader Darren Schlappich on vocals and left-handed guitar, Mike Lavdanski on banjo and vocal harmonies, Daniel Bower on drums, John Kilgore on guitar, Cory Heller on keyboard, and Josh Sceurman on bass, and often incorporate mandolin and steel guitar in their music. As they built up a following regionally, the band began touring extensively, playing gigs from Boston to the Carolinas. Frog Holler released three records through the small independent label from Philadelphia, Record Cellar, run by Neil Drucker. Improved visibility and the release of their positively reviewed fourth record, Railings, led to the band touring the industrial midwest as well as the Netherlands. The Washington Post says: "Neo-hillbillies with a twist, Frog Holler plays mountain blues and country as accessible and modern as the most hummable pop." The Village Voice: “Great songwriting, deliriously entertaining live act.” Philadelphia Inquirer: “Schlappich continues to stand head and shoulders above most Americana songwriters.” They played a few great sets here last summer! Check it out! FOOD TRUCK: Gourmand Cafe.

Swift Technique

October 5 | 5 - 8 pm | AGES 21+ | $5 Cover
Swift Technique
$5 Cover
AGES 21+ Swift Technique, Philadelphia’s fiery funk extravaganza, is sprinting into their tenth year at full speed! Their unique blend of funk, soul, rock, and relentless showmanship has propelled the group into their most successful period to date. Featuring the powerhouse vocal tandem of Chelsea ViaCava and Nik Greeley, as well as bombastic horns, thunderous bass and drums, driving guitar and keys - Swift Tech’s live performances are unmatched in energy, musicianship and pure feel-good fun. And with a recent appearance on an award winning Netflix series, the group is commanding national attention. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: Smokehouse.

The Youngers

October 12 | 4 - 7 pm | AGES 21+
The Youngers
AGES 21+ Hailing from southeastern Pennsylvania, The Youngers were founded in 1999. They have recorded at the Cash Cabin in Tennessee, with an all-star lineup of guest musicians including Laura Cash on fiddle, Ronnie McCoury of the Del McCoury Band on mandolin, and the late pedal-steel legend Ralph Mooney. They have shared stages with the late Levon Helm at one of his famed “Midnight Rambles,” as well as opening for Marty Stuart, Lee Rocker, David Allen Coe and Wayne Hancock. Their music has been featured on NPR, Sirius Radio, and Cowboy Jack Clement’s Radio Show. Heritage also received glowing reviews by Vintage Guitar Magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Check them out here! FOOD TRUCK: Hillbilly BBQ.

Scott Marshall & Marshall’s Highway

October 19 | 4 - 7 pm | AGES 21+
Scott Marshall & Marshall’s Highway
AGES 21+ Scott Marshall and Marshall's Highway is a 4-8 piece act that’s heavier in style. Driving beats and electric guitars dominate, yet the band’s versatility is evident in their ballads and the mix of genres they present. The Rock/Country collision takes place here, but there’s no bloodshed. It’s a crash everyone seems to enjoy! Check out their live performance at Musikfest Cafe here! FOOD TRUCK: Cone Appetit.

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