Event Details

Join us for a memorable evening of music and community as the Franciscan Arts Initiative proudly presents Music at the Mount featuring the captivating sounds of Appalatin and John Gage. Nestled in the breathtaking surroundings of Southern Indiana, Mount St. Francis offers the perfect backdrop for a night filled with acoustic harmonies and vibrant rhythms.

Appalatin, a six-piece ensemble from Louisville, Kentucky, will take you on a musical journey through the heart of Appalachia and Latin America. Their unique sound, crafted from the fusion of traditional Appalachian and Latin music, features a blend of guitars, native Andean flutes, harmonica, mandolin, charango, and world percussion. Appalatin’s energetic performances and original compositions have delighted audiences across the region, earning them a dedicated fan base.

John Gage, a renowned singer-songwriter and folk musician, will share his soulful melodies and powerful storytelling. Drawing inspiration from a rich tapestry of folk, bluegrass, and Americana influences, Gage has been a staple in the Louisville music scene for over four decades. His captivating stage presence, powerful vocals, and skillful guitar work make his performances a must-see experience.

Come Join Us on May  20, 2023 – 6:00-9:00 pm  (Gates open at 5pm)

Food Trucks, Wine & Beer, Music, Nature

May 20, 2023

Bring: Water, blanket and chair, rain-gear, sunscreen and a love for great music!

Do you love Roots, Americana and Bluegrass Music? You don’t want to miss Music at the Mount at beautiful Mount St. Francis, Indiana featuring Appalatin

Meet the Artists


“Appalatin’s foot-stomping, hip-swinging sounds organically unite Appalachian folk and high-energy Latin music. Their all-acoustic performances of traditional songs of guitar, mandolin, upright bass, and charango, indigenous Andean flutes, hand percussion, harmonica and vocal harmonies have brought joy and happiness to listeners of all ages.”