"..life's a song my friend that's been written for us, 
you've got to live the verses and fall back on the chorus."




photo by Deborah Logan









Van Wagner Live Shows


Van Wagner House Concerts, click here for more info


Check out the North of 80 community on facebook.  I often send information on live concerts, new albums, and more to them 1st.  They host an annual get-to-gether at Hickory Fest each August.   It's a great group of people!

Live Concerts and Programs 2022

May 21 Carlisle PA

Burd's Nest Brewing Co.  split bill with Van Wagner, Stone House Breakdown (great bluegrass band), and Brett Rudder.  Music starts 7pm.  Gonna be a fun one!  https://www.burdsnestbrewingco.com/

May 22 Catoctin Furnace Maryland

Program by Van about iron ore mining, charcoal making, and more at 1pm. Followed by Concert by Van at 3pm.    https://catoctinfurnace.org/

May 26th Millheim PA

Elk Creek Cafe!  This will be inside the cafe.  7pm. https://elkcreekcafe.com/

June 4 Shikellamy State Park

Program on log rafting on the Susquehanna followed by a concert by Van.  Susquehanna Expo.

  • 2 - 3 PM Log Raft Demo
  • 3:15 - 4 PM Music set at the Education tent


June 5th Northumberland PA

Iron mine site tour. Part of the 250th anniversary celebration of Northumberland and Point Township. Tour begins at 4pm at 1137 Hookies Grove Rd Northumberland.

June 7th Danville PA

Van Wagner in concert in Memorial Park (inside Grove church if rain).  7pm.  With live painting by Lindie Barnhart-Lloyd during the concert.

June 10th Sullivan County PA

Grinduro 500 mile bike race.  Concert by Van for riders in the evening.  Forksville Fairgrounds 8pm.

June 11 Muncy PA

Muncy Heritage Park. 12noon for 1 hour. Bring a chair or blanket.

June 11 Danville PA

Hess Field. Dirty Grin Bike Fest. Music by Van 7pm

June 17th Tamarack PA

Smoked Country Jam bluegrass festival.  Van on stage 5:30pm Friday.  Workshop on Saturday. https://smokedcountryjam.com/

June 18th Renovo PA

Renovo Heritage Festival.  Log rafting program by Van.  Program by Van at 1pm.

June 18 Montgomergy PA

River Fest. River Front Park. Music by Van Wagner and Ethan Weader 4pm.

June 22 Knoxville TN

WDVX fm. Live concert at 12noon with Ethan Weader. (listen online here)

June 25th  Sunbury PA

Bluegrass and BBQ on Lake Augusta.  3 bands!  Riverfront amphitheater.  Van on stage 3pm.  https://www.sunburyartscouncil.org/bluegrass-and-bbq-fest 

June 29 Mauch Chunk PA

Wild Elder Wine and Cider Co. Limited seating in-person or you can watch the live stream. (the cider will taste better if there' there in person). 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/691274601916359/

July 2 Eagles Mere PA

Eagles Mere Antiques show.  Music by Van and KJ in the park all afternoon.

July 5 Sunbury PA

Sunbury's 250th anniversary celebration.  River coal program by Van 3pm followed by concert 4-6pm.  https://www.sunbury250.com/festival

July 7  Millheim PA

Elk Creek Cafe!  This will be inside the cafe.  7pm. https://elkcreekcafe.com/

July 11  Watsontown PA

Concert at the California Grange 7pm.  17 California Rd., Watsontown, PA (Montour County).

July 12 Williamsport PA

Floating classroom hosted by Susquehanna Riverkeeper aboard the Hiawatha.  This cruise will focus on the legacy of coal mining in the watershed.   Van will do a program on coal mining heritage.  Cruise begins 10am. http://www.middlesusquehannariverkeeper.org/

July 13th Montoursville PA

Indian Park. concert by Van 7pm. bring a chair or blanket.

July 20 Lewisburg PA

Van Wagner and the Chillisquaque Brass Band!  Concert in the park.  7pm.  Lewisburg Hotel if rain.  

July 30 Worlds End State Park PA

Concert by Van 12:30pm.  https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/WorldsEndStatePark/Pages/default.aspx

August 4  Millheim PA

Elk Creek Cafe!  This will be inside the cafe.  7pm. https://elkcreekcafe.com/

August 5 Pottsgrove PA

Van Wagner and the Chillisquaque Brass Band!  Pottsgrove Carnival.  Music 6:30pm.

August 12 Washintonville PA

Montour DeLong Fair. Music by Kate Woodruff at 5pm, music by Van Wagner 7pm.

August 20 Stoney Fork PA

Bluegrass Festival in the Canyon.  Details TBA

August 26th Towanda PA

Bradford County Historical Society hosting Van Wagner for a concert at 6pm.  http://www.bradfordhistory.com/

Sept 1 Millheim PA

Elk Creek Cafe!  This will be inside the cafe.  7pm. https://elkcreekcafe.com/

Sept 9, 10, 11 Danville PA

Danville Heritage Festival!  Details TBA  https://visitdanvillepa.org/about/danville-heritage-festival/

Sept 17 Stoney Fork PA

Brayden's Benefit / North of 80 Festival.  https://braydensbenefit.com/