Montani Semper Liberi – Music & Art at Oak Glen set for March

CHESTER — Montani Semper Liberi – Music & Art at Oak Glen will be returning for the fourth consecutive year to the Oak Glen High School complex during the weekend of March 9-11.

Purchases of both single session and full event passes for the roots music and cultural heritage festival throughout the month of January will provide an early bird bonus option. Through Jan. 31, for every four passes purchased, an additional free pass will be included.

M.S.L. – Music & Art at Oak Glen IV will be comprised of four sessions, each involving four acts, over the three scheduled days.

As in previous years, the roster will boast an array of internationally-renowned Roots and Americana artists, along with a number of local and regional performers. Participating bands/solo artists include: Hackensaw Boys, The War and Treaty, Cedric Burnside Project, Hillbilly Gypsies, Molly Tuttle, Possessed by Paul James, Dori Freeman, The Early Mays with Nicole Myers, In Memory of Brett Hartenbach, Echo Valley, Sharyn Vinci and da Boyz, Doug Smith, The Mojo Trio, Mulefactory, Ben Flint and Wilson Mountain Ramblers. All sixteen performances will be on the Little Theatre Main Stage.

In addition, M.S.L. – Music & Art at Oak Glen IV will offer a large Commons Area and Hall Gallery featuring many local and regional artists, entertainers, authors, crafters and vendors — all in celebration of music, the arts and our cultural heritage. Admission to all Commons Area, Alternate Stage and Hall Gallery activities and displays will be free throughout the festival.

Passes for the Little Theatre Single Sessions (four shows) are $15, while Full Event passes (four sessions, 16 shows) are priced at $45. Passes can be purchased online at or by sending a check, payable to “M.S.L. – Music & Art,” and self addressed envelope to Music & Art at Oak Glen / 39 Golden Bear Drive / New Cumberland, W.Va. 26047. For information, call 304-374-7474.