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 Thank you for joining us in 2022!   Bands are booked for 2023 and website will be updated soon! If you have never been, please join us for 2023!
Bluegrass - Thursday, Friday & Saturday - 8 Bluegrass bands total!
See band lineup below & check out the "Band schedule page"!
Gospel on Sunday! - Join us for Gospel Sunday! 3 bands total, plus Winding Creek Friends bands playing at Sunday Church Service at 9:00 AM. 
Rain or Shine, Bands are subject to change due to things beyond coordinators control! 

Back by popular demand
"The Kevin Prater Band"

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Please don't miss this band in 2023! A true crowd pleaser!

Kevin and his band know
how to please a crowd!



New in 2023


 Gospel Sunday !!!!!

3 - Gospel Bands 




Bands are booked for 2023, the website will be updated soon!


Camping is Free, bring your RV or Tent and join us in 2022!
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Free Primitive Camping!thought we better say it again Laughing

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


                 (10 miles west of Kokomo,IN)

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

A Weekend Get Away! Music - Camping - Hiking - Artist Crafts - Great Food


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








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2022 Lineup! The Grascals Branded Bluegrass Kevin Prater Band Wayfarer's Band Bahler Golden Age Band New Outlook FireBox Blue Holler Band Country Sunday Bands! - Grace Scott Country Band   SouthRidge Country Band   Doug Tyler Country Band 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!

Unfortunately Hillary Klug & Evan Winsor can't make Winding Creek this year! Hillary will be in Branson for the summer and Evan is now playing for Josh Turner. These are great opportunities for both of them and they plan to make it back to Winding Creek in the future years! We wish them the best!
The good news is the Kevin Prater Band will be playing this year! They bring a traditional Bluegrass sound from Belcher KY and we welcome them!
Enjoy the Shade at Winding Creek!



Check schedule page for bands playing times!


Bahler Golden Age - Thurs & Sat

New Outlook Band - Thurs & Sat

Blue Holler Band - Thurs

Grascals - Friday

 Kevin Prater Band - Fri & Sat

FireBox - Fri & Sat

Branded Bluegrass - Fri & Sat

Wayfarers Band - Sat

Country Sunday Bands

Grace Scott Country Band - Sunday

Love 4 Zero Country Band - Sunday

Doug Tyler Country Band - Sunday

Winding Creek Friends - Sunday Church Service




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Winding Creek is located 50 miles north of Indianapolis and 10 miles west of Kokomo, Indiana. "Go to the map page for the convenient route planner."

The Grascals
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We are fortunate to have the Grascals for 2022! Come out and see them on Friday night!

Kevin Prater Band
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Kevin has been wanting to play at Winding Creek for many years! Duane and Bob are excited it's finally happening. Home town for Kevin is Belcher Kentucky, come and see Kevin and his band perform on Friday or Saturday! He has a new album out titled "Red Rocking Chair" and will be available at the bands CD booth.

Fire Box

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Looking for traditional bluegrass music, Fire Box will definately bring it to Winding Creek! They will set the stage on FIRE!


Blue Holler
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Blue Holler is a traditional Bluegrass Band! They reign from Northwest Indiana and have been a favorite band for a few years at Winding Creek. Come on out and hear them perform Thursday night!

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!

Wayfarers Band
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Out of Zanesville, Ohio! The Wayfarers  specialize in Mountain Music, Old-Time Stringband and Appalachian Dance."Check out the Washtub Bass" Bring your lawn chair and plan on a foot stomping fun evening of music!

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.


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.   


  • 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!
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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) (Generators are welcome! Quiet generators near the front camp area and campers with loud generators will be in the tree line farthest from stage area.)
Pets are allowed if you are camping! "See pet rules on camping page"









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


Pick and Jam at the cabin!


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



















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