The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


July 19, 2013

Ben Miller Band returns to Joplin for Ozark Stomp festival

JOPLIN, Mo. — An outdoor music festival will feature several local bands, including one that just toured with ZZ Top.

The Ben Miller Band recently completed a European tour with the legendary Texas trio. This concert is the band's first appearance since that tour.

The band performs a fusion of bluegrass styles, including Appalachian, Delta blues and others. It is comprised of Ben Miller, Doug Dicharry and Scott Leeper.

The band will headline Ozark Stomp Music Festival 2013, held Saturday at Riverside at Hollyhaven, located at 5300 Courtney Lane.

Other acts include Jack Randall Band, Trashcan Bandits, Josh Jennings Band, The Dead Indians, Green Earth Band, John Henry and Friends and more.

The festival starts at noon and runs until 3 a.m. It will also include activities and vendors.

Admission: $10, includes all-day music and camping. No glass is allowed. The festival will be the venue's last until Riverstomp, set for September.

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