2008 expanded to three days. Black Diamond Heavies, Scott H. Biram, Chris Cotton, John Schooley, Smokestack and the Foothill Fury came back for another year. Friday afternoon, performers from all four points including coastlines and mountains converged on a central destination. With a rural bent a stage was set up in the county fair grounds, surrounded by farm country and a nearby stable of horses. By Sunday July 21 there was no day of rest. The final lineup of the 2008 festival held close a strong sense of belief and tradition featuring folks from across the pond and north of the parallel. July 18 saw and heard: Smokestack and the Foothill Fury, .357 String Band, GravelRoad, Chris Cotton, Jawbone, The Moaners, Juke Joint Duo feat Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm, Left Lane Cruiser, T-Model Ford, Black-Eyed Snakes, Ron Franklin, Elmo Williams & Hezekiah Early, and Richard Johnston. Saturday July 19: Bluesboy Jag, Illinois John Fever, Willem Maker, Pure Country Gold, Adam Posnak, Those Poor Bastards, A Night In The Box, Reverend Deadeye, Charlie Parr, Honkeyfinger, Boogaloosa Prayer, Pearlene, Hillstomp, Buffalo Killers, pat mAcdonald, purgAtory hill, melaniejane, Romweber Duo and headliner Black Diamond Heavies. Sunday heard: Luther the Devil, Devin Miller, Cicada Omega, The Pack A.D., John Schooley, Black Smokers, Patrick Sweaney, Mudlow, American Relay, Tarbox Ramblers, Silver Lion’s 20/20, Possessed By Paul James, Scissormen, Scott H. Biram and Bob Log III.