A record of outstanding artists
(performing & visual)

Over its 15-year existence, The Hampshire County Arts Council has presented many visiting artists as well as local talents. Not all have websites. Many pages you'll find reflect our former site design and have not been updated.

Guest Artists HCAC Has Presented

The Hampshire County Arts Council has been fortunate to welcome an impressive array of performers, writers and artists to our community. To learn more about any of them, click on the name.


Ilene Evans
Duncan Inches

Musical Performers

Acoustic Eidolon
Julie Adams and the Rhino Boys
Scott Ainslie
Colleen Anderson
Randall Avers
Barrellhouse Bonni(McKeown)
Randy Barrett and the Barretones
The Barnstormers
Mike Baytop
The Blue Rhythm Boys
Blues Works

Jacqueline H. Bray
Robin Bullock
Todd Burge

Micah Burgess
Jonathon Byrd
George Castelle

Cathy (Fink) & Marcy (Marxer)
Cephas & Wiggins
Chorus of the Potomac
Osubi Craig and The ProphecyMusic Project
Critton Hollow String Band
Guy Davis
Ensemble Tympanon (Nick Blanton     & Paul Oorts)
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
Dan Frechette
The Frostburg Arion Band
Laura Fuentes & Calicanto
Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
Jan Gillies
Ralph Gordon
Hilmar Udo Fister Gottesthal

Sara Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion
Natalie Haas

Slim Harrison
Ernie Hawkins

Heather & Pete Heywood
Hot Soup!
The Hula Monsters
Intrepid Jazz Trio
Dennis Jay
Tom Jolin
The Joanne Juskus Trio
The Kennedys

Robin Kessinger
Kids on the Block
Michael and Carrie Kline
Danny Knicely
Lady D (Doris Fields)

Christine Lavin
Lonesome Highway
Kate Long
Maralyn Lovell

Madeline MacNeil

The Martin Family String Band
Billy Matheney

John McCutcheon
Andrew McKnight
Zan McLeod
Walt Michael

The Millbrook Boys

Mountain Thyme
Heidi Mueller & Bob Webb
Paul Oorts
Jesse Palidofsky Trio
Pangea Steel Drum Combo
Pierce Pettis
Port Righ (Jo and Wayne Morrison)
Potluck (Colleen Anderson, Julie Adams & Karen Vuranch)
The Potomac Concert Band
Andrew Reissiger
Resonance Steel Ensemble
Sparky Rucker
Robert Shafer
Shenanigans (now Blackbirds and Thrushes)
Simple Gifts
Small Potatoes
Emily Smith

Tom Smith, Jim Byrne and Wattie Lees
Chris Smither
Soup Kitchen
Mick Souter

South Mountain String Band
Johnny Staats
String Fever
Jay Summerour

Tony Trischka
Bill Troxler
Two of A Kind
The Unfortunate Rakes
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
The US Air Force Band of Flight
The April Verch Band
Annie Wenz

Wolf Creek Session

Bob Zentz

Visual Artists & Art Show Judges

Colleen Anderson
Jim Clark
Michael Davis
Ellen Elmes
Mirjana Golubovic
Bruce Kiefer
Geraldine Kiefer
Jennifer Mallory-McBee
Mercedes Nuñez
Sharon Teabo
George Vercessi


Colleen Anderson
Grace Cavalieri
Kate Long
Ann Pancake
Eddy Pendarvis
Monica Perz Waddington