A diverse mix of up-and-coming Missouri musicians will converge inThe Gardens Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. Hosted by St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company, the Second Annual Heritage Music Festival brings together music lovers in a unique outdoor venue.

The Gardens is the large, landscaped backyard of the winery and brewery (540 State Route B, St. James, Mo. 65559). Guests will have access to Public House Brewing Company St. JamesTaproom’s  featuring locally sourced food and expertly paired craft beverages from the winery and brewery.

The event's headlining act is Dana Cooper, originally from Kansas City, Mo. He has dedicated his life to music and has been in the business for over 40 years. Winning multiple awards, such as "Best Male Songwriter" by Indie Acoustic Project and the "2014 Heritage Musician Award" from Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, Mo., Cooper's folk-style, solo act starts Saturday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The two-day festival lineup:

Saturday, June 23

11:00 a.m. - Noon  The Ridgerunners  

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Jonathan McCammon 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Halle Kearns

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Dirt Floor Ramblers

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Mercer and Johnson

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Dana Cooper

Sunday, June 24

Noon - 1:30 p.m.  The C&S Folk Company

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Marissa Harms 

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Alter-K-shon

Tickets for both days of the festival are $12. Saturday only admission is $10. Sunday only admission is $5. Children under 5 are free.

Tickets provide entry into The Gardens to listen to the bands. Guests receive a wristband at the gate that allows them to come and go as they please.  

Part of the proceeds from the festival benefits the Friendship School Foundation, an organization dedicated to engaging and educating the local community on sustainability best practices.

Information provided by St. James Winery