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

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.

First Night with the Moonshiners

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St Andrews, 208 West Foster, State College, PA 16801

First Night is back live this year! From its iconic ice sculptures to the all comers grand procession, makes downtown State College the place to be on New Year's Eve.

This year, along with the ice sculptures all around town & giant "ice walls" there's ice skating at Pegula Arena, carriage rides, the 5K "Resolution" Run, great restaurants & of course great music and entertainment of all types happening all over town, there's also the holiday market. You really don't want to miss out!

We're playing at St Andrews Episcopal Church on Foster. Come join us & help ring in the new year by being a part of & supporting our community in person once again.

The Way Fruit Farm Pumpkin Patch Fest

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Way Fruit Farm, 2355 Halfmoon Valley Road (rt. 550), Port Matilda, PA

What can we say? Saturday is a day for festivals. And nothing says Fall more than a Pumpkin Festival out at the Way Fruit Farm, as they celebrate the opening of their Pumpkin Patch.

Just down the road from Stormstown, Way is an ideal spot for a Fall Pumpkin Patch & for hearing great local, live music!

Shindig at Slim's

Slim's Farm, 927 Naulton Road, Curwensville

Marc--Lumber Jack Slim--Prave, our bass player alum, is throwing a party & he wants you to be there. We're not sure what to expect, but if Slim's a part of it, it's bound to be a blast! It's an outdoor event, so bring a blanket, chair, whatever you need to stay warm & comfy

Summer Celebration at Standing Stone Coffee Co

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Standing Stone Coffee Company, 1229 Mifflin St, Huntingdon

There aren't many places we enjoy playing as much as we do Standing Stone Coffee CO in Huntingdon, PA. Just the superb coffee alone makes the trip over Tussey ridge & south a few miles totally worth it. Throw in the awesome menu loaded with fresh ingredients, one of friendliest staffs anywhere...and the Moonshiners & it's a party sure to satisfy!

So make sure to join us & the other local musicians and artisans for Standing Stone's Summer Celebration!

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