Cider Mag Winter 2015 Issue 52 - Page 22

Bow Thayer’s Tweed River Music Festival T Photo by Tom McNeil By Cherie Koerber here is nothing quite like an intimate, midsummer music festival in the Green Mountain state. Especially one that is spearheaded by popular Vermont musician Bow Thayer during the release of his newest album. Tweed River Music Festival began in 2008 when the festival’s original location was in Stockbridge, VT. After a short lived break in 2014, Tweed River made a return this year to Waitsfield, VT in the Mad River Valley, from July 31 to August 2, hosting a lineup of local and national acts. Within minutes of arriving at the camping grounds, the excitement and appreciation for the festival’s return from prior attendees was appar- 22 • CIDER MAG • ent. Friendly hands offered to help set \