Carbon Leaf announces Ragtime Carnival 2015

Music News | Feb 19th, 2015

Ragtime Carnival 2015

announced their second annual Ragtime Carnival lineup the other day. Some of the bands & musicians performing (besides Carbon Leaf) will be Jeff Daniels & the Ben Daniels Band, Red Wanting Blue, Trigger Hippy (featuring Joan Osborne and former Black Crows members Jackie Green and Steve Gorman), Sons of Bill, Scythian and more! The dates will be May 15th and 16th and the festival and camp out will be held at Pocahontas State Park in Virginia.

Carbon Leaf, in partnership with The Virginia Museum of Radio & Concert Entertainment (VMRCE), announces the 2nd Annual Carbon Leaf’s Ragtime Carnival at Pocahontas State Park. This year the festival will take place over two days, May 15 & 16, featuring 13 bands on two stages.

Carbon Leaf will perform three sets over the weekend, an acoustic set Saturday morning, and full-band performances closing out each night. Additional artists performing at Ragtime Carnival include actor/director Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band, Trigger Hippy feat. Joan Osborne and former Black Crows members Jackie Green and Steve Gorman, as well as Charlottesville-based band Sons of Bill.

FRIDAY, MAY 15 (Doors 5:30pm)

6:00pm – People’s Blues of Richmond
8:15pm – Carbon Leaf

7:30pm – Ben Daniels Band

SATURDAY, MAY 16 (Doors 10:45am)

11:30am – Sons of Bill
1:00pm – Scythian
2:30pm – Red Wanting Blue
4:15pm – Jeff Daniels & the Ben Daniels Band
6:15pm – Trigger Hippy
8:15pm – Carbon Leaf

11:00am – Carbon Leaf
12:30pm – TBA
2:00pm – Ian McFeron
3:45pm – Marie Miller
5:30pm – von Grey
7:30pm – Mandolin Orange


Friday, May 15 – $10 Advance / $15 Door (General Admission)
Saturday, May 16 – $25 Advance / $30 Door (General Admission)

Two-day general admission tickets are also available for $35.00.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20th at 10am through, Brocks Bar-B-Que in Chester, and the Pocahontas State Park office.


Tent camping for Carbon Leaf’s Ragtime Carnival can be reserved through Camping rates are $12 per person for one night or $20 per person for both nights. See website for camping restrictions and guidelines.

Attendees wishing to camp in an RV/Camper/Van or tent campers who wish to have ELECTRICITY/WATER HOOK UP AND/OR FIRE PITS will need to make reservations through the Virginia State Park reservation system at

Further information may be found through:
2. [email protected]
3. 804 794 6700


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