We're the Tussey Mountain Moonshiners. Hailing from from Central Pennsylvania, our music honors the bluegrass traditions of the region, served up in our own special sauce. Our musical style ranges from a blend of traditional to Americana, accompanied with a dash of old time, and spiced with a captivating mix of unique, original songs. Our on stage chemistry, amplified by the fun and strong connection we share with our audience makes a Moonshiners show an experience not to be missed!

We are the winners of the 2010 DelFest Bluegrass Band Competition, and Bluegrass Unlimited had this to say about our debut album, I’m Going Home: “… the Tussey Mountain Moonshiners exude rich talent, enthusiasm, energy, and a wide knowledge of string music… Every single cut proves enjoyable ... With admirably equal skill, authenticity, and enthusiasm, the Tussey Mountain Moonshiners ... move from bluegrass to old-time to folk/Americana.” And about or most recent release, Shine: "Everybody sings and contributes original material. You can’t say these guys don’t have a sense of humor in the way they approach their music. It definitely sounds like a fun time is being had by all...Check out this band if you enjoy rambunctious, moonshine-themed humor and a foray into some new original bluegrass songs. If you go see them live, they may even come up with a nickname for you, too!" Come see us and join the fun!

We invite you to check out our website and learn about the band & our friends, sample our music,  and find out where you can see us next

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The Poe Valley Troubadours at the Elk Creek Café & Aleworks! 

We're Back!!

The third Thursday of each month, we dress up as our mischievous (and a little quirky) twins, the Poe Valley Troubadours for our monthly gig at the Elk Creek Café and Aleworks in Milheim, PA. We change things up a little every month, so if you haven't been out for a Troubadours show yet, come join us. With the combination of great beer, awesome locally sourced food and entertainment, there's no better way to celebrate a Thursday!

Some Upcoming Shows

Previous events

The people have chosen..so much so that The People's Choice Festival has outgrown the friendly confines of the Shrine in Boalsburg. Its new home, at the Grange Fairgrounds, not only gives the festival more breathing room, it's already bigger and better than ever this year, with all sorts of new offerings.

And though we won't be playing under the backdrop of our namesake mountain, we're still thrilled the People's Choice is back & that we're a part of it!

Every summer, South Hills puts on its Summer Picnic Concert Series. And this year, we're joining the line up.

The outdoor stage is awesome (and we can always move inside if it rains) so grab some lawn chairs or a blanket & maybe pack a picnic, and wind down your weekend with the Moonshiners.

Wagon Wheel Bluegrass Festival

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Wagon Wheel Music Park, 491 Sleepy Hollow Road, Philipsburg, PA

Philipsburg's Wagon Wheel Music Park is starting its very own Bluegrass Festival & we're super excited to help get it going!

We'll be splitting sets with the wonderful Megan McGarry Trio

So come out and: "kick back and enjoy an evening of entertainment in Central Pennsylvania's premier outdoor music venue, where the music is sweet and the atmosphere is awesome and the food is delicious!!"

$10.00 Advance Tickets and $15.00 at the Gate (Call (814) 342-0361 for Ticket information) $5.00 Parking (Benefits Florence Jean Cancer Fund) Food Concessions Children 12 and Under Free

Maybe one of the most scenic venues we get to play over the summer, Kings Gap State Park in Carlisle plays host to its annual Music on the Mountain and remains a must see destination for Moonshiner fans. It's a beautiful landscape that offers all sorts of activities for the whole family. Plus there's food vendors & the Mansion is always available in case of rain.

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