October 7-8, 2017


Entertainment at Pumpkinfest 2016

Tompkins Trust CompanyA full weekend of entertainment is scheduled at Pumpkinfest 2016. Thank you to Tompkins Trust for sponsoring our entertainment.


Marc and Tom Duo11 am - 12 noon, Tribal Revival Duo - the "Marc and Tom Duo"

Come join Marc and Tom from Tribal Revival! The "Marc and Tom Duo" are singer/songwriter guitarists who bring their eclectic showmanship to any setting. Able to accompanying the other on harmonica, they display their special blend of roots-n-soul music.



12:30 - 2 pm, Dale Tolivar Band

Dale Tolliver BandDale Toliver is an amazing guitarist who has played with the likes of Bernard Purdie, Norman Connors, The Trammps, Crown Heights Affair, BT Express, King Floyd, Lucky Peterson, James Peterson, Juini Booth, Abdul-Rahman Qadir, Sabu Adeyola, Al Tinney, Linda Clifford, Harold Land Jr, Earl Roberson, Bilal Nugravee, Billy Nunn and many more. Dale is known for his seasoned innovative style and performs classic jazz standards, smooth jazz mixed with blues, R&B, and funk, as well as original music he composed and arranged.


Catskill Puppet Theatre2 - 3 pm, The Catskill Puppet Theatre

Main Stage/Showmobile. Their full sets, colorful scenery and large, beautiful puppets transform even the simplest environment into a fantasy world rich with wonder and excitement!

For more information visit the Catskill Puppet Theatre web site.



3 - 4:30 pm, Jeff Love Band

Jeff Love BandThe Jeff Love Band pays homage to the classic funk, soul and jazz of yesterday while imparting its contemporary vision on each mesmerizing offering. This eclectic brand of music brings music lovers of all ages together each time the JLB takes the stage. As a result, each Jeff Love Band event is not only a musical performance, but a social movement; A celebration of rhythmic collaboration. It’s your chance to dance, so get ready for the high energy experience of a lifetime. From the first high hat to the last rim shot, the JLB is guaranteed to have you movin’ and groovin’ all night long.



12 - 1 pm, Fall Creek Brass Band

Fall Creek Brass BandThe Fall Creek Brass Band’s headwaters are found in the funky beats, groovy bass lines, and hot licks hidden in the hills in the outskirts of Tompkins County. The waters of Fall Creek flow, at times slow and meandering and at times raucous and untethered, carrying this miasma of groove to Ithaca and surrounding towns where it infects the local population with an inescapable need to dance, sing, smile, and laugh. In their inexhaustible effort to get the world up and shaking that groove thing, the Fall Creek Brass Band plays a wide variety of dance music from traditional New Orleans tunes to funk, hip-hop to rock and roll. More information can be found at the Fall Creek Brass Band website.


1:30 - 3 pm, Purple Valley

Purple ValleyThe Purple Valley hails from the hills around Ithaca, NY. Featuring beautiful vocal harmonies and an exciting rhythm section, this six piece band plays dancing blues, swing, and rock and roll (with a touch of country) for listeners and dancers of every age and era.


3:30 - 5 pm, Molly & The Badly Bent Bluegrass Boys

Molly & the Badly Bent Bluegrass BoysHailing from Cortland, Molly & the Badly Bent Bluegrass Boys are a high-energy, traditional bluegrass band with a modern flavor consisting of quality harmonies and solos. The band’s sound resembles its influences, including the Del McCoury Band, Hot Rize, Della Mae, and Flatt & Scruggs, with a hint of Bill Monroe.