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Festival Bandshell Entertainment 2018

           The Clinton Fall Festival Entertainment Committee proudly announces the 2016 Bandshell schedule. Fall Festival goers will be entertained by some of the same performers from last year and we also have some new and exciting additions to our stage. Because we had great feedback about many of our acts, we did our best in trying to bring them back for encore performances this year. And they were just as eager to return to such a great festival.

Friday begins with the ever energetic CURVES ZUMBA from Tecumseh. This act is sure to get the Festival off to a running and heart thumping start using fast and slow dance rhythms with Latin, Salsa, and hip hop music. Next…..What has a big red nose, a polka dot tie and loves to make you laugh? ROSCO THE CLOWN! This master of hilarity performs again for you and is sure to bring grins and glee to kids ages 1-100! Following Rosco is a local duet of KATHRYN CRUMB and TYLER HEIMERDINGER bringing their own brand of pop, country, and traditional tunes, and some of their own creations. What would the Festival be without the New Orleans sounds of the DIXIE CUPS -Can almost hear those Saints Marching now. Closing the Bandshell schedule is a first time addition to our schedule that is sure to be a crowd favorite this year, “THE DIGGERS”. This will be an evening of Irish song, stories, and jokes. The Diggers is a group that you will NOT want to miss! And then, later at Tate Park……at 7:30, the “WHATABOUTS” will take us back to the 60’s with the ‘girl groups’ that we all remember and love so well. This year they will be accompanied by a live band The “WHOEVERS”. Come, bring your refreshments, and be taken back to a wonderful musical era.

Saturday begins with the sounds and steps of the "DANCE WITH HEART" studio. Students of all ages will shine on stage with steps and routines they have been taught and practiced just for this event. JOHN, JOYCE, and DALE will then take listeners through a musical tour of some of the most popular songs throughout the decades from the early 1900s to the present. Following is the PREMIER men's community choral ensemble, CHIAROSCURO led by Director Susan Matych-Hager. Men between the ages of 21 and 79 will bring the highest standard of excellence in choral music that will touch minds and hearts of everyone in the listening audience. One of last year's favorite performances came from the TECUMSEH PLAYERS who return this year with members once again showing their acting and musical skills. The 5th annual QUEEN PAGEANT follows. Young ladies from Clinton and nearby areas will compete for the title of Miss Clinton Fall Festival 2016. The Pageant will be Emceed by TJ Craven who did a great job last year. This will be a DON'T MISS event. Then, if you haven't seen the TJ CRAVEN SHOW, you haven't seen one of the BEST. This young man is "Clinton's Adopted Son". He has appeared on stage at our festival for 6 years….you will be amazed at his extraordinary talent and crowd appeal. TJ will leave you wishing the show continue on. This looks to be one of the best Entertainment Saturdays the festival has ever experienced.

Sunday will be a memorable day of entertainment at the Bandshell. The Church service will begin at the stage at 10:00 and go until 11:00. At that time “REFUGE TRIO,” from Belleville, Michigan will take the stage with their songs of praise and inspiration. Father Peter Clark and the RED CEDAR RIVER BOYS will play their bluegrass sounds right up to the parade, one of the finest Fall parades in Michigan. But don’t leave just yet, as The TECUMSEH BIG BAND will entertains after the parade and closes the 2016 Clinton Fall Festival with sounds of the Big Bands of the 40’s and 50’s.

There will be so much to see and hear at the 2017 Clinton Fall Festival. I hope to see you often and hope you enjoy the sights, sounds, food, and shopping this year.

2018 Entertainment Line-Up

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 at Noon-1:00 Downtown Stage

Rosco the Clown Family Show Rosco the Clown Family Show

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:00-2:00 Middle School Stage

Newport Blues Band Newport Blues Band

"NBB is a 5-piece blues band (drums, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, lead guitar, harmonica) inspired by both legendary and contemporary artists.  As a group of "old guys" we have the life experiences that allow us to feel and express the music we play, plus play off each other musically. Blues is what we do!”

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:00-3:30 Middle School Stage

Clinton HS Pep Rally-Lady Reds Clinton HS Pep Rally-Lady Reds

First time ever..........Clinton marching Band to the stage for a pep rally that includes the Clinton Lady Reds and the Clinton Men in Black

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 1:00-1:30 Downtown Stage

Jimmy and Karen Jimmy and Karen

Popular local Talent and Karaoke DJ you probably know as "Krazi Karen" and husband Jimmy Deck.  They'll bring their own style of popular songs everyone knows and loves.

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 1:30-2:00 Downtown Stage

Kyrie and Pete Kyrie and Pete

 Kyrie is the Director of Developement and certified zumba instructor at the Croswell Opera House.  Kyrie and Pete are from Adrian and have been making music together since 2015.  Their shared passions are walking their pup, telling bad jokes, and spending lots of time at the Croswell.

 

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:00-3:00 Downtown Stage

"The Fall Festival Sax Quartet" "The Fall Festival Sax Quartet"

“Karen Bunch, Dale Chadderdon, Jim Rice and Mary-Beth Madziar play an eclectic set,  featuring songs from the movies, and everything from Scott Joplin to The Beatles."
 
 
 

 

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 3:00-5:00 Downtown Stage

Mike Finch with Silent Bob and Smilin Paul Mike Finch with Silent Bob and Smilin Paul

Three old time rockers performing everything from classic rock to new and old country, Do Wop......you name it...... they've probably played it.  Come out and enjoy some good music and have a GREAT time!

 
 

Friday, September 28, 2018 3:30-5:00 Middle School Stage

Jim Rice Group Jim Rice Group

Local musicians.....Instrumental quartet performing jazz standards, cool jazz, latin jazz, and pop music.

Musician's include: Jim Rice, Phil Eversden, Joe Tuckey, Dana Gillin

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:00-1:00 Middle School Stage

John, Joyce, and Dale John, Joyce, and Dale

Trio singing Standards......... solos and harmonies with a cool sax flavor!

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 1:00-2:30 Middle School Stage

Earth Angels Earth Angels

"Earth Angels" Youth group performing the 4 Seasons, Temptations, Michael Jackson, Doo Wop, and much more!

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3:00-4:00 Downtown Stage

Eric the Juggler Eric the Juggler

New addition to our Saturday and Sunday Entertainment! Eric the Juggler, Guiness World Record holder, will be performing Saturday at the Downtown Stage from 3:00 until 4:00 and then strolling the Festival from 4:00-5:00. He will also be strolling the Parade route on Sunday from 1:30-2:30. Come enjoy his talents!!

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1:00-3:00 Downtown Stage

Bob Schultz (Big Foot Bob) Bob Schultz (Big Foot Bob)

Over the past 50 years Bob has been with many artists..... Bob Seger, MC5, Sun Messengers, to name a few. Bob has worked in studios with many artists as a singer, musician, producer, and writer and has played Festivals, and shared the stage with major recording artists from all over the world. 

 

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3:00-4:30 Middle School Stage

2018 Miss Clinton Fall Festival Pageant 2018 Miss Clinton Fall Festival Pageant

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 4:00-500 Downtown Stage

"One Hit Wonders" "One Hit Wonders"

Not just "one hit wonders", this duo covers an enormous catalog of music from artists ranging from The Beatles, Tom Petty, Jimmy Buffet, Sublime, The Rolling Stones, Greenday, Waylon Jennings, Katy Perry, The White Stripes, Dion,  Elvis Presley, The Stray Cats, Johnny Cash, The Black Keys and many, many more.  They play instantly recognizable songs...... something for everyone to sing along to. 

 

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 5:00-7:00 Middle School Stage

Gary Sacco (Frank Sinatra) Gary Sacco (Frank Sinatra)

Gary Sacco....Premier Frank Sinatra Tribute.  One of the very Best!!  Teamed up with John Morello (Dean Martin)

 
 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 5:00-7:00 Middle School Stage

John Morello (Dean Martin) John Morello (Dean Martin)

Dean Martin Tribute performer teamed up with Gary Sacco (Sinatra).  Don't miss this show!  Two of the BEST  Rat Pack performers around!

 
 

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Middle School Stage

Peter Clark and the Red Cedar River Boys Peter Clark and the Red Cedar River Boys

 
 

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 1:00-2:00 Middle School Stage

Warehouse Cloggers Warehouse Cloggers

 
 

Sunday, September 30, After the Parade Middle School Stage

Shawn Riley Band Shawn Riley Band

Classic Rock 'N' Roll Music.....including Jim Cracraft, Clinton Superintendent of Schools!