Summer Arts Festival Entertainment Line Up

 

 2018 SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Main Stage

3:00 PM

We’re Not Elvis

We’re Not Elvis is a country/rock cover band based in Roseburg, Oregon. They can rock with the best of them; or play cry-in-your-beer ballads.

5:00 PM

TOB (That Other Band)

That Other Band grooves are infection, the harmonies are warming and their jibe is captivating.  Genre:  Motown Centered Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Funky old Soul, Roots Music

7:00 PM

Etouffee

Led by the fiddler Mr. Kelly Thibodeaux of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Etouffee combines red hot fiddle, shufflin’ rhythm and blues, and kickin’ Southern rock to create an exciting new sound known as Swamp Rock.

Family Stage

1:00 PM Storytelling with Smokey
2:00 PM MIMO: movement meditations
2:30 PM Evan the Dancing Dude
3:00 PM Kelly Thibodeaux: fiddle music lesson
4:30 PM Young Leaders Performing Arts Company
5:30 PM Yoga with Sam
6:30 PM Aerial Performance

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Main Stage

1:00 PM

Kudana

Kudana has been entertaining crowds throughout the Pacific Northwest with Marimba music for over twenty-five years! Their performances are filled with energy and the spirit of Zimbabwe.

3:00 PM

Midnight Darlins

While Ruth’s songwriting has drawn comparisons to Lucinda Williams and Mary Gauthier, her right-hand-man Johnny Leal relies heavily on his blues sensibilities. Together Midnight Darlins create their signature Doo-Wop Twang sound that reflects the rural Oregon landscape that they call home.

5:00 PM

Blue Collard

The hard working, house rocking BCB!

7:00 PM

Shelia Wilcoxson

Guitarist, pianist, and singer/songwriter Sheila Wilcoxson has been a fixture in Portland’s blues scene for decades.

Family Stage

10:30 AM Aerial Performance
11:30 AM Middle Eastern Dancers
Noon Chitwood Dancers
1:00 PM Hola Hoopers
2:00 PM Douglas County Youth Orchestra
3:00 PM Storytelling with Smokey
4:00 PM UACT: Little Mermaid
5:30 PM Young Leaders Performing Company
6:30 PM Aerial Performance

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Main Stage

NOON

Slow Ponies

The six woman “cowgirl band” recreates the yodels, sweet harmonies and spirited lyrics of classic western bands like Sons of the Pioneers.  Their repertory also includes recent and original songs by band members.
2:00 PM

Aleta McGee

Aleta is a solo vocalist.  She has love of Irish and soft pop, her musical repertoire consists of both styles intermingled. Aleta was the Gallery Director at UVAA for 5+ years.   Genre: acoustic folk with guitar.

Family Stage

10:30 AM Aerial Performance
11:30 AM Middle Eastern Dancers
12:30 PM Glide Wildflower Group
2:00 PM Toastmasters: Story Sessions

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Friends of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association: 

Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education of The Oregon Community Foundation, Ed Moorin Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Dr. John Wm. and Betty Long Unruh Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Betty Long Unruh Arts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, United Commercial Travelers, Cow Creek Band, Arnold Morton, Lory Utz, Richard Worthey and Debbie Kelley, Marie Rasmussen, Umpqua Insurance, Umpqua Bank, Lone Rock Timber, Dawn and Jeffery Thomas.