Philadelphia’s WXPN awarded Laura Cheadle and the Family Band thrilled the festival with her lovely youthful stage presence, her strong bluesy voice and the band’s polished delivery of a mixture of original and cover songs. Laura also honored my friend, Gypsy Nance, singing to celebrate her birthday. Lots of dancers gathered to the left front of the stage. The Family Band is truly family. Laura’s lead guitarist is her brother JimLee, her keyboard player/left handed bass is her father, J.S. Cheadle and she introduced the drummer as her uncle. This was this band’s Central PA debut and we’re hoping to see more of them!