Live Entertainment

Friday, September 2, 2022

FAST EDDIE AND THE SLOWPOKES
8-11pm
Stage. Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes’ playlist is inspired by classic blues material from Chicago to West Coast Swing, Motown to Muscle Shoals, and all the rock ’n’ roll in between. Their goal is to get you up on your feet, and they never miss their target!

Saturday, September 3, 2022

KATY GAUGHAN DRUMMING FOR WELLNESS
Noon-1:30pm
Stage. Family-friendly community drum circle. All ages. No experience necessary. Drums will be provided for participants, although you are welcome to bring your own!

SOL Y RUMBA BAND
2-4:30pm
Stage. This musical ensemble is made up by some of the most talented Latin musicians in the D.C. metro area with extensive musical resumes. Founded in 1993 by singer-songwriter Maria Isolina, Sol y Rumba Band’s music ranges from cumbia, merengue, salsa and more.

SISTA PAT’S ONE VIBE
5-7:30pm       
Stage. Entertaining audiences throughout the DMV for more than two decades, Sista Pat’s One Vibe offers a variety of musical flavors from blues, R&B, rock, pop, Motown, reggae, SOCA, latin and afrobeat. They appeal to every musical palette, so come get a taste of the band’s motto, “One TRIBE….One Vibe.”

THE NOWHERE MEN
8-11pm
Stage. Like to dance? Love that Motown sound, the great horn bands of the ’60s and ’70s and hits from artists like Earth, Wind & Fire; The Four Tops; Chicago; Stevie Wonder; The Temptations; Blood Sweat and Tears; Tower of Power and much more: Then you will love The Nowhere Men. Sponsored by Choice Clinical Services

Sunday, September 4, 2022

NEW BLUE SOUL FEATURING MARY SHAVER AND MIKE TASH 
Noon-1:30pm
Stage. Evolving from the Rogue Johnsen Trio (winners of 2017 DCBS Battle of the Bands), New Blue Soul’s line-up includes a powerhouse cast of veteran D.C. musicians. This sextet brings classic blues to the Festival.

SOULFIED VILLAGE
2-4pm
Stage. “Soulfied”; Spirit-filled, brimming of feeling.   “Village”; a community, a group of people, family who have come together to play and sing from the heart.…. This is Soulfied Village. They bring to the Festival a bit of the old, new, and original music too! Funk, Rock, Pop, R&B, Neo-Soul, Gospel.…  Soulfied Village delivers the music you know and love while introducing you to their “home-grown” material.

RISING STARS PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE
4:30-7:30pm
Stage. Performers will have the chance to display their talent. Come cheer on their performance.

JOHNNY SEATON
8-11pm
Stage. Johnny Seaton wows audiences with his performance of the music of Elvis Presley. Sponsored by National Cooperative Bank-Ryan Greer

Monday, September 5, 2022

ROCKABILLY REBELS
1-3pm
Stage. The Rockabilly Rebels are a four-piece group with two members who grew up in Greenbelt. Their show features the music of an era whose performers are as well known today as they were in their own time. Music from artists like: Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, Johnny Rivers, George Jones, Johnny Cash, and bands like The Ventures, Santo and Johnny, The Surfaris, and many more.

PATTY REESE AND FRIENDS
3:30-6pm
Stage. Known for her Americana Blues style, Mid-Atlantic favorite Patty Reese has won 17 Washington Area Music Association Awards, (Wammies), including Artist of the Year and two-time Songwriter of the Year. Her virtuosic, dynamic vocal ease, solid guitar work, and engaging stage presence has audiences, critics and DJ’s giving high praises and international airplay.