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Maryse Smith
5:00PM : Post Office Square

Maryse Smith is a songwriter. She spent some years in Vermont writing and playing and touring and released three well-received albums. She is thrilled to be a part of LADYFEST.

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Jodie Treloar-Sampson and Sneakytown
5:40PM : Island Theatre

Jodie Treloar Sampson is a Massachusetts/Rhode Island based singer/songwriter. Her writing/performance style lends itself to indie folk with indie rock and alt country leanings. When it comes to her vocal style, her range in both genre and physical ability spans rock, soul, pop, and folk. In addition to creating original music, Sampson Treloar also works as a voice over singer/actor.
With her band Sneakytown, she will be sharing songs from her most recent release "I thought I was dead, but I was really alive.". 
You can find this in addition to her other recording "Voila" wherever you stream music.

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Serendipity
6:30PM : Island Theatre

IN 2012 A TALENTED GROUP OF WOMEN JOINED TOGETHER TO PLAY MUSIC AND HAVE SOME FUN.
EACH OF US BROUGHT YEARS OF EXPERIENCE FROM OTHER BANDS IN WHICH WE’D PLAYED. WITH OUR MUTUAL INTEREST IN VOCAL
HARMONIES WE BEGAN CHOOSING SONGS AND WORKING OUT
ARRANGEMENTS. OUR DIVERSE TASTE IN MUSIC LED US TO TRY
VARIOUS STYLES, DOO WOP, POP, ROCK, COUNTRY, FOLK AND JAZZ.
OUR FRIENDSHIP AND BOND THROUGH MUSIC HAS CREATED OUR “AWESOME ACCIDENT” GROUP: “SERENDIPITY”

OVER THE COURSE OF NINE YEARS WE’VE ENJOYED PERFORMING IN
DIFFERENT VENUES BOTH ON AND OFF ISLAND AND NOW ARE
DELIGHTED TO HAVE THE HONOR OF JOINING LADYFEST MUSICIANS
2021. PERFORMING WILL BE A BLAST BUT BEING A PART OF THIS
CRUCIAL “CONNECT TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE” BENEFIT MAKES THE PLEASURE EVEN MORE WORTH WHILE.

 

MERRILY FENNER VOCALS AND BASS
CHRISTINE MCLEAN VOCALS/ GUITAR
CHRIS SEIDEL DRUMS
JANIS SYSLO VOCALS/ KEYBOARD
*RIP PENNY HUFF ‘WE MISS YOU’

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Kenworthy Fashion Show
8:00PM : Island Theatre

A mother-daughter collaboration that spun into being after countless trips throughout Asia, Central America, and the Middle East. Inspired by the textiles from our travels more than what's leading the current trend, we look to personify the laid back island lifestyle that our home practically breathes. 

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Barbarama
7:20PM : Post Office Square

Barbarama delivers a classic Vineyard lineup led by Featuring the fabulous Barbara Hoy Puciul (Space Invaders, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish), featuring SlimBob Berosh, 

sharpshooting guitarist Don "The Psychopicker" Groover (Sabrina and the Groovers, Beetlebung Steel Band), Steve Gallagher.

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The Outskirts

5:00PM : Island Theatre

The Outskirts is a garage band playing mostly originals, hard & harmonious: Jessie Leaman guitar & vocals, Jodie Treloar Samson accordion and vocals, Lydia Fischer vocals, Jim Orr bass, and Chris Seidel drums.

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Lucy Mayhew
5:50PM : Post Office Square

Lucy was born and raised on Martha's Vineyard and has loved music since day one. Playing both covers and her own original music, she blends her love of classic rock with a soft and mellow acoustic style.

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Kate Taylor, Rose Guerin, Jemima James Trio
6:45PM : Post Office Square

A few years ago, Kate and Jemima began singing harmonies together on Hazel Dickens songs. Rose and Jemima sang together at the Ritz and in living rooms. The three women got together for the first time when Rose and Jemima sang back up on Kate's original birthday song for Peter Simon. The women liked what they heard and now bring their joy, sass and harmonies to a variety of alternate venues, including the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, the West Tisbury Farmer's Market  and Ladyfest! on Oct 19th.

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Missis Biskis
8:15PM : Post Office Square

Missis Biskis covers the Americana Highway from Hank to Hendrix, Loretta to Lucinda, with many stops along the way…

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Rose Guerin
9:15PM : Island Theatre

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and LADYFEST co-founder Rose Guerin hails from Chilmark, MA. After an extensive touring and recording career, Guerin resettled in West Tisbury and can be found playing the Saturday night show at The Ritz with her revue. She also plays the farmers market with her trio rounded out by Kate Taylor and Jemima James and anywhere they'll let her set up for a jazz show with Jeremy Berlin.

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Lydia Fisher
5:25PM : Post Office Square

Lydia Fischer of The Garden Farm, a 13th generation Islanders with deep roots in the agricultural community on Martha’s Vineyard. After growing up on the Island she spent some time in New York City, but felt drawn back to her home. Against the odds, she worked hard to establish a small plot which she calls The Garden Farm, an homage to the land she now farms that was once her grandfather’s garden

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Island Hip Hop
6:15PM : Island Theatre

Founder & Creative Director Alise Eve is a born and raised Islander. She was mentored by Kelly Peters and was his assistant in both Boston & NYC. After moving to NYC she became a professional dancer working with artists such as KRS-1, Kid Cuddi, Drake, Buckshot, Jim Jones & Juelz Santana. Her off Broadway debut was "American Star" written and directed by William Electric Black, where she was the assistant choreographer as well as a cast member. She has taught at NYC studios across New York such as Alvin Ailey, Peridance Studios, and United Nations International School. Upon moving home she knew she wanted to spread the knowledge of the Hip Hop culture so she started ISLAND HIP HOP. Her mission is to spread her knowledge to the youth about the rich culture that is hip hop. 

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Hosanna, ft Siren Mayhew
7:20PM : Island Theatre

Hosanna is a new project showcasing the original music of Siren Mayhew (vocals), Sean McMahon (lead guitar/vocals), and Ted MacInnes (drums/vocals), featuring Farley Glavin on bass. Their expansive sound spans rock ballads, husband-wife country duets, lilting celtic airs, and psychedelic dance floor rockers. 

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Auntie Em w/ the Black Eyed Susans
8:15PM : Island Theatre

Emily Hunsaker - singer, mama of 2 savage beasties and a lover of magic and nature.

Mike “Icey” Baird - singer and badass harmonica player. Great sense of humor and astronaut at heart.

Greg - bass player.

“Slim Bob”- guitar player.


Slim Bob helps rescue and rehome dogs. When he’s not out melting faces with his killer guitar licks.

Nicky Huff - Drummer


All around cool dude with a mellow vibe but man can he bang those drums

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DJ Flavya
10:30PM : The Ritz Stage

Flavya is an independent Brazilian-American music producer & selector. She is now linking more than ever the alternative music scenes of New York City (US) and São Paulo (BR), helped by her familial roots in both countries.
Flavya's eclectic style is based on grooves of music from traditional cultures around the world, with a special focus on Brazilian and Latin music: born in Europe, raised in both the United States and Brazil, Flavya is no stranger to multicultural experiences, living in diverse neighborhoods and being exposed to many different music communities.