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(10 miles west of Kokomo,IN)

50 miles north of Indianapolis, 30 east of Lafayette, 100 miles south of Michigan State Line


Navigate to: 9,912 County Road West, 100 South, Russiaville, IN 46979

A Weekend Get Away!


Music - Camping - Hiking - Artist Crafts - Great Food


Pets are only welcome if you are camping!


Purchase Tickets on ticket page to your left for 2023


 Thank you for joining us in 2022!  If you have never been, please join us for 2023!

Bluegrass - Thurs, Fri & Sat, Gospel on Sunday 12 bands total!
2023 band lineup below & check out the "Band schedule page"!
Gospel Sunday! - Join us for 9 AM Church Service! 4 bands total
Rain or Shine, Bands are subject to change due to things beyond coordinators control! 


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Friday & Saturday

The Kevin Prater Band
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This band blew the crowd away last year! They are back and will send you away saying.... Wow What a Night!


Thursday & Friday

The Baker Family Band
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By recommendation of our great sound man Elijah Doty! The Bake Family Bluegrass band will be at Winding Creek. After going to their website and Facebook page we are honored to have this fine award winning band! Please come out on Thursday and Friday and enjoy some great entertainment!


Friday & Saturday

Branded Bluegrass

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Branded Bluegrass has been signed on with Bell Buckle Records! Their hits and albums continue to grow from You are Most Welcome, When Charlie Dreams to the most recent Mama's Kitchen Table. This local band is a crowd pleaser at Winding Creek! Duane & Bob love these guys and call them friends. Come out and give your ears some great pleasure on Friday and Saturday as they tear up the stage!

Thursday & Saturday

Cornfields and Crossroads
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This is a classy bluegrass band that plays thru out the midwest! They'll be playing Thursday and Saturday, bring your lawn chair and plan on a great time!


Alec Hurtubise & Eagle Creek Boys

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Alec has been part of Winding Creek from day 1, he is a great friend to Bob and Duane! He always puts together a good group of talented players and we look forward to his traditional bluegrass music on Friday night! This young fellow sounds like Ralph Stanley, Bill Monroe and whoever he puts his mind too! Come out and see for yourself!



Last Minute Band
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Out of Nashville Tenn! These boys have been to Kokomo many times playing at the Coterie! Tristen Norfleet is originally from Kokomo and has moved to Nashville making a go with his music. Come on out, pitch a tent and hear these guys tear it up on Saturday night!


New Outlook

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New Outlook band calls Ohio home. Lori & Brad Lambert team up with their band and always brings a strong sound to the stage! Lori has been impressing folks with her upright bass playing and powerful lead and harmonies for years. Brad brings to the group his own style of soul stirring and hard driving banjo pickin. Brad is a well round musican who can pick up about any instrument and put it to the test! They will also have their music store on hand at Winding Creek for your musical needs! Duane and Bob are certainly glad to have New Outlook join us in 2019.



Medicinal Bluegrass Band
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Medicinal played at Kendallville Northern Indiana Bluegrass Festival in 2022. They have played at Winding Creek before and several other venues. They are working on some new songs and promise to please the crowd on Thursday night!

Gospel Sunday

Mackville Bluegrass Band
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Gospel Sunday will come alive with The Mackville Bluegrass band. They come from Atwood Illinois and bring a true mix of bluegrass and gospel music! Stories of song with alternating vocals and strong harmonies. Their music will inspire and encourage your faith! Our Sound man Elijah Doty highly recommends them and helped get them to Winding Creek. Come out and help make Mackville feel welcome!

Saturday & Sunday

Bahler's "Golden Age" Band

Bahler's "Golden Age" Band
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Hailing from the rural farmland near Bennetts Switch, Indiana, north of Kokomo. The Bahler Family Band plays yearly at the Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering at Battleground, just north of Lafayette, which takes place in June. Winding Creek is honored to have their enjoyable string and voice harmony.   

Gospel Sunday

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From Fairmount Indiana, this trio completes the lineup for Gospel Sunday! Their harmonies are dyamite and one of the members Staci Jefferies is an MC at Winding Creek. Come on out Sunday and hear these gals bring Gospel music to a new level!   

Gospel Sunday

Winding Creek Friends Music
Sermon by Bill Martin
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Winding Creek Friends are simply that! Friends who love playing music together and bringing Bluegrass Gospel songs to the 9am Church Service. This year Bill Martin from Russiaville will have the sermon and usually joins in on the music! Bill has an incredible low bass voice is well known in our area for singing and Martin Brothers Appliance located in Russiaville!

Bands booked for 2023! A great line up, Bob & Duane are excited for August to get here Smile


Camping is Free, bring your RV or Tent and join us in 2023!

Quiet Generators Please! Last year we had issues with loud generators and all loud generators will be put out by the farm field so campers can get a good nights sleep. We do prefer quiet running generators!

Share the Winding Creek Facebook page with your friends or other social medias. If you came last year please write a short note on your favorite part of Winding Creek.

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Free Primitive Camping!thought we better say it again Laughing

Bluegrass - Folk - Old Time on Thurs, Fri & Sat
Gospel on Sunday!

Jam & Pick at your campsite, cabin, blacksmith shop or small stage that over looks the valley!








Website visits since Feb 11, 2023


2023 Lineup! Kevin Prater Band Branded Bluegrass The Baker Family Band New Outlook Last Minute Band Cornfields & CrossRoads Alec Hurtubise & the Eagle Creek Boys Gospel Sunday Bands! - Bahler Golden Age Band   Anchored Trio   Mackville Bluegrass Band Winding Creek Friends for Church Service Join us and be part of the Winding Creek family. Please introduce yourself to Bob & Duane, they would love to meet you. Smile Check out the bands below for more info about them!
Enjoy the Shade at Winding Creek!

  • New Family friendly prices!
  • 1/2 off Gen admission for 11-21 years of age!
  • 10 and under are free!
  • Check out the New Student Prices on the Ticket Purchase Page!

Camping is Free, bring your RV or Tent and join us!
The fun starts on Thursday! 3 bands will be playing Thursday night, followed with a jam at the Log Cabin! Bring your instruments and join us at the Log Cabin!
Share the Winding Creek Facebook page with your friends. If you came last year please write a short note on your favorite part of Winding Creek.

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Youth Pick & Sing Workshop!

Free Youth Workshop on Saturday (go to Youth Workshop page for details)




Camping is Free and we have lots of room for RV's and shaded tent camping near the stage! We look forward to seeing you this year. Wednesday or Thursday set up is fine! but the Thurs., Fri., Sat. & Sun. ticket cost must be paid if you set up early. (Primitive Camping - no hook ups - water is available) (Quiet Generators are welcome and prefered! Quiet, campers with loud generators will be asked to set up near farm field farthest from stage area.)
Pets are allowed if you are camping! "See pet rules on camping page"






Pick and Jam at the cabin!


"Jam/Pick with Friends and make New Friends"
Join in the Fun!







Vendor Booths:

  • Performers
  • Instruments
  • Food/Drinks
  • Antique Tractor Show
  • Home made ice cream by Carrol County Antique Tractor & Machinery Club
  • Artist Crafts

Workshops:(Saturday only)

  •  Fiddle
  • Mandolin
  • Guitar
  • Banjo

Things to Remember:

  • Free Dry/Primative Camping 
  • Your Instruments for Pickin & Jammin
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Invite Friends
  • Main festival grounds is shady

















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