We'd like to thank the following friends who've done nice things for us in the past:

Steve Lutke & Appalachian Uprising - Highland Lakes, NJ


The Mountain Times - Killington, VT



Scenes of Vermont




Bluegrass On The Bogs Festival -Hanson, MA


The essential (extraordinary) bunch of festival volunteers, past and present, that we call.............. "Team North Branch"

Volunteering their time and talent at: "2012 Festival Aid: Life in the Breakdown Lane " were:Appalachian UprisingChasing Blue, Big Spike,The Plainfield Plowboys,Four Bridges,Fairview Avenue,Flat Top Trio, The Dusty Pilgrims, The Whiskey Boys, Willoughby Gap, Nelson Hiller & Friends, Missisquoi River Band, Sweetgrass, Snake Mountian Bluegrass.....and the indominable last minute rescuing substitute band LuLu & The Shoemakers (who paid for their tickets in, bailed us out of a terrible fix, and refused to accept a refund)

...without whom our North Branch Bluegrass Festival could never have continued after Hurricane Irene.

In addition..........Our Very Special Thanks to:

Darrell Atwater........."My only brother, Darrell" , Friend, Global Mountaineer, and original NBB Website Creator

Josef Podnecky..........Food Source Guru

William Wolff............The Man Behind The Curtain

Bryan McCarthy.........Damn Fine Friend

Rod Ferrell..................Damn Fine Sound Engineer

Donnie Sprague...........Damn Fine Storyteller

Paul Nichols.................Damn Fine Bridge Repair Helper

Ginny & Gordie, Tom & Debbie, Ed & Minnie, Ed & Carol, Amy & George, John & Jean, Shirley, Ed & Bileta

Rich & Terri, Jody, Linda, Marie, Loretta, Bruce, Tabor & Nicole