The Princeton Art Guild and Gallery is hosting Artisan Festival & Songwriter's Showcase Saturday at Adams Breezy Hill Farm & Restaurant.
This event, organizers said in a release, will serve as the nonprofit arts group's annual fundraiser.
Vendor tents will be set up around the area of 1222 Cadiz Road so local artisans can sell their wares and art from noon to 5 p.m. Free hayrides will be available, as well as a slate of songwriters and strummers to sing along with.
The line up includes:
• Laci Goodbread, a 20-year-old college student from Princeton. She's been writing songs since 2009 and each song tells a special story. Goodbread has performed at only one other public event, a pancreatic cancer event in 2015. She was the 2017 Princeton Art Guild Scholarship recipient. Goodbread will perform from 1-2 p.m.
• Fate McAfee + Melanie Davis, a Murray folkie duo. The pair have independently cut their teeth throughout the American Midsouth for a combined seven years, but only began collaborating in the spring of 2018. Since then, McAfee and Davis have combined their talents into a "cohesive, diverse" catalogue of originals and covers. "Combining Fate's intricate finger-style picking and Melanie's classically trained jazz vocals, they create melodies that dance around each other in a pensive pas-de-deu," organizers wrote in a press release. "Taking cues from two-piece greats like Gillian Welch and David Rawlings and Joan Baez and Bob Dylan, Fate + Melanie's music is both familiar and unique, melancholic and hopeful -- offering a different perspective of the Midsouth experience so often associated with Americana and folk." McAfee and Davis will perform from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
• Leaving Lennox, an Australian pop-folk two-piece. Formerly known as Lennox Lust, they won several awards for their singles "Lenny" and "Till I find a me to Defend." These included the 2019 Banks Radio Australia Awards for "Folk Single of the Year," the Vocalmatch songwriting competition and the Akademia music awards. Leaving Lennox have also been nominated for three awards in the 2019 Josie Music Awards, the largest award show in the world for independent musicians, which had over 23,000 submissions. The awards include Best Pop/Contemporary Duo, Best Folk/Americana/bluegrass Duo and a solo submission for Mick Hambly as Musician of the Year. "Combine pop-folk with haunting harmonies and soulful guitar work and you've got the award winning Australian duo, comprised of singer-songwriters, Mick Hambly and Lauren Val," read the statement. "Their songwriting tells a story that audiences can relate to -- translated through their organic sound." Leaving Lennox is set to perform from 4-5 p.m.
More information about the Saturday gathering can be found on the Princeton Art Guild and Gallery's social media channels or by calling the Guild House phone at 270-365-3959.