Music in the air at Riverton Fairgrounds fest

Northwest Connecticut musician Joey Sexton rocked the Still River Music Festival, leading his band through several original blues songs. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

RIVERTON — The Still River Music Festival returned to the Riverton Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 23, with 15 Connecticut bands and musicians including Flipper Dave, Someone You Can Xray, Joey Sexton, Plywood Cowboy and Tapp’d. Thirty vendors also had tables at the event, some sharing information about their organizations and others selling products.  

The festival is the brainchild of Darcy Abbott, whose family has for many years been involved with the yearly Riverton Fair, which is also held at the Riverton Fairgrounds.

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