August 26-28, 2021
It’s pre war blues, old school country, southern gospel and the history behind the music.
John Ford assimilates the blues of the 1920’s and 30’s, the blues of Robert Johnson and Son House, a bit of 1940's country and a pinch of gospel rhythm, and comes up with his own brand of the roots experience.
Ford has been writing since his early teens, growing up in New Richmond, Ohio a small river town 20 miles east of Cincinnati. “Whether it be songs I’ve written or an old song from the 1930’s, I play what I fall in love with".
“John Ford taps the roots of blues, giving those fortunate enough to hear him, a lesson in Blues 101..... ”
— Andrew Benson - Depot BBQ
Friday, August 27 | Noon | Hippy Hill Stage
John Ford - You Got To Move