It's All Good (photos)

By Josh Husiar, Sound Vibe Photography

Josh Husiar, Sound Vibe Photography
Bob Weir (center) founded Furthur with fellow Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh in 2009. The band has played All Good several times, and Lesh and Weir also have played it with other bands, including Phil Lesh & Friends and RatDog.
This was the festival's 17th year.
Bob Weir joins Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for the Grateful Dead's "Friend of the Devil."
The crowd eagerly awaits Furthur's set.
Furthur includes Grateful Dead members Bob Weir (left) and Phil Lesh (right). Photographer Josh Husiar described the scene as "a wonderful show with a loving vibe that nearly left some people in tears." The setlist included "Dancing in the Streets," "Brokedown Palace," "Music Never Stopped," "Uncle John's Band" and "Turn on Your Love Light."
Grace Potter removes her shoes to get more comfortable during her set on Saturday. Country music fans may know the singer from her duet with Kenny Chesney, "You and Tequila."
In addition to festival shows like All Good, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are currently on tour. Regional dates include the Wolf Trap in Vienna, Va., on Aug. 15 and Cleveland's House of Blues on Aug. 23.
Leftover Salmon is a staple at All Good, having played the festival seven times. The band will be at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown Sept. 11.
Banjo player Andy Thorn has been with Leftover Salmon since 2010.
Brian Slater of Charleston enjoys Leftover Salmon's set.
Beats Antique (featuring belly dancer Zoe Jakes) blends world fusion and electronica music, belly dance and performance art in its live shows, like the one in the wee hours of Friday morning at All Good.
Nina Dawn Ratcliff of Charleston tries her hand at the upright bass during a late-night jam session in the camping area.
Keller Williams, a frequent All Good performer, closed out the weekend with a Sunday evening show. Husiar said, "For those who haven't seen Keller Williams perform, he is truly a musical legend all his own. He is basically a one-man jam band, and he knows how to get the crowd dancing. [His set] was a great way to end a great weekend of great music."
Keller Williams was joined by The Travelin' McCourys, which was started by the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury.
John Butler of the John Butler Trio performing on Friday.
The John Butler Trio, from Australia, also played All Good in 2011 -- the last year the festival was held in West Virginia.
Capturing the crowd on Thursday afternoon.
Pretty Lights' late night set included just that. The electronica artist is also known as Derek Vincent Smith.
Papadosio doesn't just play music festivals; it hosts one of its own! Rootwire, now in its fourth year, runs Aug. 15-18 in Logan, Ohio, which is about two hours from Charleston.
Papadosio from the crowd's POV.
Instrumental electronic rockers STS9 played on Friday at All Good and will soon be out on tour with another All Good alum -- Umphrey's McGee. The tour starts Aug. 15 at the Palace Theater in Louisville, Ky.
Yonder Mountain String Band is another All Good regular and fan favorite. They "played a great set yet again this year," Husiar reported.
Adam Aijala of Yonder Mountain String Band.
The Werks are very familiar with Legend Valley. In addition to playing All Good there, they host the Werk Out Music and Arts Festival there; it's slated for Sept. 12-14 this year.
A fan enjoys The Werks' set. If you visit their Facebook page (thewerksmusic), you'll find a link to a free download of it.
Lettuce is a funk band from Boston.
The Toubab Krewe blends American and West African influences.
You can hear Toubab Krewe at the Camp Barefoot Music & Arts Festival in Bartow, Pocahontas County. The fest runs Aug. 22-24; they play the 24th.
Les Claypool has played All Good as a solo act before, but this year he was there with his band, Primus.
The North Mississippi Allstars are a Southern rock/blues band. Their new album, "World Boogie is Coming," is due out Sept. 3, and they'll be at The Southgate House Revival in Newport, Ky., on Sept. 9.
Jazz rock guitarist John Scofield and his Uberjam Band were the first to take the stage at this year's All Good.
Friday afternoon crowd shot.
An artist from Higher Level Art in Cincinnati works on the graffiti wall.
A group of friends from Huntington took time out from the festivities for a group shot by Husiar.
These stilt walkers were sure to have a good view of the stage.
The  All Good Music Festival ran July 18-21 at Legend Valley, in Thornville, Ohio (where it relocated last year from its longtime home at Marvin's Mountaintop in Masontown, Preston County). Barboursville photographer Josh Husiar of Sound Vibe Photography was there to capture the action.   
            
       
             
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