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 Doty Sound Productions

brings the best stereo a

festival could ask for!

Thank You Elijah Doty and crew!









(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 - Free Camping - Hiking - Artist Crafts - Great Food


Things to remember:  Lawn Chairs - Instruments - Invite Friends


Pets are only welcome if you are camping!


Purchase Tickets on ticket page to your left for 2023

  • 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!

 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

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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!

Free Primitive Camping!thought we better say it again Laughing 







Stew's Slow Jam is growing. Bring your instrument and join in on the fun!




What's a festival without great food and desserts!
Check out these menus SmileSmileSmile

Kokomo Area Lions Club




Pork Chops

Ribeye Steak Sandiches

Beef & Noodles



Russiaville Mainstreet Christian Church



Breakfast - Biscuits & Gravy

Fried Fish

Meat Pies

Nacho Cheese

Meat Jalapenos



West Point Church


Grill Ham Salad Sandwiches 


Apple Crisp


Carrol Country Antique
Tractor Club


Home Made Icecream

DJ's Kettle Corn




Kettle Corn

Pop Corn 

Pizza - looking for a vendor

Looking for a Pizza Vendor

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





Saturday Instrument Workshops brought to you by The Kevin Prater Band!

Fiddle - Mallory Hindman 9am


Mandolin - Kevin Prater 9am


Banjo - Jake Burrows 9am


Guitar - Gary Isenhour 9am


Bass - Alex Donahue 9am





Youth Pick & Sing Workshop! Sponsored by Central Indiana Bluegrass Association

Free weekend pass for Youth Participants on Saturday (go to Youth Workshop page for details) This class is led by Debbie Lanning, President of CIBA.







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