11th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival
New Garden Flying Field
June 23rd, 24th, 25th 2017

The Chester County Balloon Festival is the must attend event at New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon PA. Filled with activities on–the-ground and in-the-air, the festival provides family fun for all ages.

  • 100+ Vendors
  • Live Bands
  • Balloons & Glows
  • Kid Activities
  • Fireworks

Festival Bands

All three days at the festival we have bands play to keep you entertained. This year's entertainment includes Half Past Seven, Bob Croce & Tommy Froelich Trio.

Band Schedule

See Festival Events Schedule for times and days.

Half Past Seven
Half Past Seven

http://www.halfpast7band.com/

Half Past Sevenis a 3-piece band from South Eastern Pennsylvania playing a wide range of music from classics to current modern day styles. Styles like rock, metal, funk, country, pop music, along with their own original music. Half Past Seven is known around the area for being on radio stations like 93.7 WSTW.

Tommy Froelich is a local singer, song writer, and blues guitar player from Chester County, PA. For over 25 years he's played in multiple bands performing at local clubs, and festivals in the Philadelphia area. He released his debut album, Roads Less Traveled, in June 2016 and more recently released an EP called Time Well Spent in May 2017. Several songs from his first album have been played on 93.7 WSTW’s Hometown Heroes show. His diverse writing style is inspired from his passion for classic old-school blues and good old rock-n-roll. He captivates audiences with his smooth, soulful, and bluesy playing style. His band, the Tommy Froelich Trio was the 2015-2016 House Band for Philadelphia’s classic rock radio station, 102.9 WMGK. Among the many shows performed are: The World Café Live in Wilmington, the Paoli Blues Festival, the West Chester Restaurant Festival, Philadelphia's 2nd Street Festival, as well as many special events for 102.9 WMGK including: the annual Brew Blast on the Battleship NJ, Big Bad Bonfire, and performed at MGK's Big Gig at the BB&T Pavilion featuring Joe Walsh & Bad Company in June 2016.

The Tommy Froelich Trio is a high energy guitar driven power trio that delivers truly captivating performances you won’t soon forget! If you like soulful guitar playing with a rock'n blues flare, you'll love this band! You can contact them at tommyfroelich@yahoo.com

Bob Croce

Bob Croce

 

Here are some of the bands from 2016!

Half Past Seven
Half Past Seven

http://www.halfpast7band.com/

Half Past Sevenis a 3-piece band from South Eastern Pennsylvania playing a wide range of music from classics to current modern day styles. Styles like rock, metal, funk, country, pop music, along with their own original music. Half Past Seven is known around the area for being on radio stations like 93.7 WSTW.


Kelsey Coan

http://www.kelseycoanmusic.com/

Kelsey has performed for many venues and released her album titled, “Don’t Give Up” in the spring of 2015. She is currently working on completing her second album, and you can hear all of her music on her website. Kelsey was also featured in many newspapers and magazines such as Artist of the month for the July 2014 issue of the Philadelphia Talent Magazine. She was interviewed on both TV and numerous internet radio stations. Her music is currently played on multiple internet radio stations worldwide on their daily rotation, as well as Pandora Radio and iHeart Radio. Kelsey is an advocate for anti-bullying, she was a victim of mental bullying during her middle school years, and has a special place in her heart for those with special needs. The two songs she wrote, “Look At Me Now” and “Don’t Give Up”, are dedicated to those who are victims of bullying, abuse, and those who have special needs. Kelsey also honors our Veterans with her song called, “Something To Stand For”.

Here are some of the bands from 2015!

Half Past Seven
Half Past Seven

http://www.halfpast7band.com/

Half Past Sevenis a 3-piece band from South Eastern Pennsylvania playing a wide range of music from classics to current modern day styles. Styles like rock, metal, funk, country, pop music, along with their own original music. Half Past Seven is known around the area for being on radio stations like 93.7 WSTW.

Late April
Late April

http://www.lateapril.com/

Late April is a full band performing songs from the 60s thru today. Late April performs throughout the Philadelphia suburbs in many different types of venues including restaurants, bars, community events, and private parties. With a unique blend of vocals, guitar, bass, percussion and crowd-pleasing entertainment, Late April is sure to provide the atmosphere and excitement wherever they perform.

Summit Hill Bluegrass
Summit Hill Bluegrass

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Summit-Hill-Bluegrass/374666727662

Summit Hill hails from southeastern Pennsylvania. They play bluegrass, gospel and a wide variety of other music. They combine hard driving bluegrass with softer old country tunes, bold instrumentals and frequent gospel and spiritual songs. Last year they played everything from carnivals, weddings, funerals, church services, parties, and even a trip to northern Quebec.

 

Map to Chester County Balloon Festival