BEAR BASH 24 Presents... RIDIN' SHOTGUN Ridin' Shotgun is a Blooms- burg-area based band, fea- turing Ed on guitar, keyboard, and lead vocals, Krispy J. on lead guitar, and Shaun (The Kid) on drums and vocals. This band has nearly a hun- dred years of combined experience, playing and performing! Their music includes everything from Waylon Jennings to Dierks Bentley to Chris Young to 80's Rock, plus some originals. Ridin’ Shotgun is a regular at Bear Bash, and we look forward to seeing them every year! CLARK MCLANE BAND They promise "folked up newgrass" and boy, do they deliver! The Clark McLane Band continues to grow and expand - now featuring three members (Clark on guitar and vocals, Shawn Carr on bass and vocals and singer/ guitarist Chris Stanonis), the Clark McLane Band offers a port- folio of original tunes and a few you may have heard of done "McLane Style"...don't miss them at Bear Bash 24! MO NELSON BAND BISCUIT JAM Biscuit Jam performs unique Americana-flavored interpretations of roots, rock, and blues favorites, featuring songs by the likes of John Prine, The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, Old Crow Medicine Show, Johnny Cash, CCR, Steve Earle, and Neil Young, among oth- ers. The band has already logged nearly 350 performances to eager audiences throughout Central PA. SCOTT BIRD BAND One of this area's top regional groups, the Scott Bird Band plays their first major gig in Lock Haven at this year's Bear Bash! Scott writes songs, plays guitar, and sings - joined onstage by Amy Peck (piano/ violin/vocals), Kevin Smith (bass), Gary Snyder (guitar), and Tim Stein- bacher (drums). Your favorite coun- try hits, plus Scott's originals - we are proud to welcome the Scott Bird Band to the 24th Annual Bear Bash! www.bearcountrygoodnews.com “Good News” -- August -- 45 The Mo Nelson Band returns to this year's Bear Bash after first appearing a few years ago. Based in Pittsburgh, Mo and the boys (Brad Hurlburt on drums, Scott Kostley on bass, and Lock Haven native Tony Villella on guitar) spent a brief hiatus just livin' life for a time last year - but they're now back together, presenting their powerful mix of current country and Mo's unique originals, honed to a sharp edge from twenty years on the road.