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Clallam County Fair Entertainment 2017

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Lions Ambition

Lions Ambition band

Lions Ambition brings a one of a kind experience. The seven member team blends together skilled lyricism, soulful vocals with innovative new melodies that entertain and captivate audiences. The unique sound has gained the band praise to be selected to open for national acts, festivals, and awarded in multiple competitions. They are performing two times on the Wilder Auto Community State, Friday 4:00 and 8:00.


Foreign Figures

Foreign Figures

Foreign Figures is an infectiously rhythmic and emotionally driven alt-pop outfit from Utah. This band has amassed an intensely loyal following as one of the fasted growing independent bands in the western United States. Foreign Figures is breaking into the national market with a highly anticipated fall release and subsequent national touring. Come out and experience their two performances at the Fair Saturday night at 4:00 and 7:00 on the Wilder Auto Community Stage.


Aaron Crawford

Aaron Crawford

Aaron Crawford, raised in the hotbed music scene of Seattle, he has a sound that blends his original influences, from church music, to Johnny Cash, all the way to U2. He has embraced the sounds of the Northwest. With Aaron’s love of music, you can’t help but be pulled into a good time and leave with one of his songs stuck in your head. You've got to witness this force of nature on the Wilder Auto Community Stage Thursday night at 6:00 and 8:00.

 


Rocklyn Road

Rocklyn Road band

From Rock N’ Roll, Blues, Rockabilly, and Country, singer/songwriter, Rocklyn is also the band’s fiddle player. A seasoned performer at the age of 17, she captivates all ages of music lovers. Skilled Rhythm/bass guitarist, Gary, is the backbone of the band. His style enables his music to compliment and enhance Rocklyn’s voice. Circle the date on the calendar, as Rocklyn Road has two performances, 2:00 and 4:00, on Thursday of the Fair at the Wilder Auto Community Stage.


Blues County Sheriff

Blues County Sheriff Blues County Sheriff engages their audience by performing old-school blues and swing. Blues and swing from the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s raises the audience to the dance floor where they are soon joined by band members playing and dancing among them. Expect humor and lots of audience interaction. The band shows with every performance that, when the band has fun, the audience has fun. Their sets contain original tunes with great covers for a nice mix. Hightail it to the Wilder Auto Community Stage at 6:00 on Saturday to join the party.

Howly Slim

Howly Slim

Howly Slim has written somewhere in the neighborhood of 400 songs over the past 30 years, covering topics such as trains, cities, towns, work, good love, bad love, love gone wrong, heartaches, justice, injustice, nostalgia, fantasy, reality, negativity, hopefulness, good, evil, politics etc.  Come join Howly Slim and his esteemed musicians and old friends playing their original island/swing music on the Sunny Farms Stage at 5:00 Saturday.


Three Too Many

Three Too Many Band

Three Too Many band came about as a result of a mutual love of music. They feature mostly rock with an alternative edge, peppered with modern classics and current hits. Band members include Jeff Anderson (bass/vocals), Jeff Clark (guitar/vocals), Mike Maxwell (guitar/vocals/harmonica/keyboards), Steve Anderson (drums) and Sharon Thompson (lead vocals). Three Too Many graces the Wilder Auto Community Stage for two shows, 12:00pm (noon) and 6:00, Friday.


Black Diamond Junction

Black Diamond Junction

Get ready to dance and sing along to your favorite classic songs. A Black Diamond Junction performance is a trip down memory lane with a wide list of rock and county songs stretching the past four decades. These are the songs everyone knows. It's a guaranteed toe-tapping good time! From the surfer sounds of the Beach Boys to oldies rock and roll like Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles to country classics from Patsy Cline, audiences move and groove to the BDJ playlist. This group of musicians, all from the north Olympic Peninsula, each has decades of performance experience. They've been featured artists at a number of festivals and venues around the region since forming in 2015. Watch and feel the energy this band produces during their two performances, Friday 5pm and 7pm on the Sunny Farms Stage.


Old Sidekicks

Old Sidekicks

Old Sidekicks are long time Sequim residents and fully enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Olympic Peninsula. After years of trying different individual ventures, this group met at the Old Time Fiddlers Association and combined their styles and musical influences to create a unique viewing and listening experience. Known for their three and four part vocal harmonies the Old Sidekicks quickly became a popular, must see band on the Olympic Peninsula. With their toe tappin', foot stompin', knee slappin', hand clappin', finger snappin' sound and humor, they are a pure delight to watch at 1:00 Thursday afternoon on the Sunny Farms Stage!


Luck Of The Draw

Luck of the Draw

A crowd favorite for years, Luck of the Draw is back to entertain fair-goers.  This local band knows how to do bluegrass music right.  As the band begins to play, your toes won´t be able to help themselves from tapping along. The band will be performing at this year´s Fair, 3:00 on Thursday at the Sunny Farms Stage.


Magician Jeff Dial

Magician Jeff Dial

Performing magic for over 35 years Jeff brings a fun and interactive magical experience to our fair.  In addition to Jeff Dial – Magician, he has created the performing personas of Jeffery the Jongular (Renaissance Conjurer) and Dial M (Secret Agent). Jeff offers a family oriented magic show with an emphasis on fun.  Enjoy a time of amusement, laughter, and mystery. Magician Jeff Dial will be performing two Saturday shows at 3:00 and 7:00, on the Sunny Farms Stage.


Chantilly Lace

Chantilly Lace

Chantilly Lace has become a local institution and a long-time favorite since forming in the early 1970s. They have a repertoire that spans almost fifty years, from Country to Classic Rock which they affectionately call “Crock”, along with their own special brand of 50s and 60s classics. They briefly changed their name to ‘Jus Tus’ but went back to Chantilly Lace in 2010 after popular public demand. Dave ‘Doc’ Bailey, David ‘Papa Burger’ Schaumburg, ‘Light Fingers’ O.B., Jerry ‘Percussion Perfectionist’ Gilleland, Greg ‘Sticks’ Dotson and Chuck ‘Mr. Rock n Roll’ Darland have since continued to bring in crowds and expand upon their fan base by doing what they love to do, bringing musical memories to both young and old around the Peninsula. Catch their show on the Sunny Farms Stage, Thursday at 5:00pm.


Olympic Mountain Cloggers

Olympic Mountain Cloggers

Clogging is an American Folk Dance developed in the Appalachian Mountains and is a blend of Irish, African and European dance styles. Clogging was originally danced to live music. Although danced to all kinds of music, Bluegrass is still the traditional and most loved music used. The Olympic Mountain Cloggers have been dancing and entertaining in the Port Angeles and Sequim areas since 1985. They have danced for many local festivities including the Clallam County Fair, Irrigation Festival, Lavender Festival and Arts in Action. You'll see this energetic and talented group Saturday morning at 11:00.


7th Annual Variety and Talent Show

2016 Talent Show winners

Be a star of the community! Light up the stage and be a part of the great entertainment at the Clallam County Fair on Sunday. Money prizes will be awarded for the top three contestants. Come out to support your fellow County residents as they showcase their talent. The photo to the left is of the top three winners from the 2016 Variety and Talent Show. From left to right: Dillon Liebert, Toni Goralski, and Dennis Secord, Sr.


Dancin' Grandmas
Dancin' Grandmas

Energize your spirit on Thursday at 2:00 with the Dancing Grandmas. These zesty women captivate audiences with powerful, colorful Gypsy and Silk Road stories, rhythms, and spirited dances.


Joy In Mudville

Joy In Mudville

Joy In Mudville combines influences from old-time bluegrass, folk, rock, country, blues, and funk. Whether an original tune, a driving barn-burner, some roots-rock or one of the many Grateful Dead covers, their music is super-high energy with tight harmonies, clever arrangements, and grooves that make you wanna bust out those dancin’ shoes. You can't miss this opportunity to hear Joy in Mudville, see you at the Sunny Farms Stage on Friday at 1:00.


Olympic Peninsula Ukulele Strummers

Olympic Peninsula Ukulele Strummers

This local group will get your heart pumping and phelanges tapping shortly after the Fair opens Friday morning. Come early to catch the Olympic Peninsula Ukulele Strummers (OPUS) and spend the whole day at the Fair.


Round Trip

Night Beats

Round Trip bring rock & roll, country music, and sentimental favorites to the Clallam County Fair on Friday at 2:00. Dee Coburn sets the beat with style and contributes smooth vocal renditions of the songs we all remember. He has been a well-known local musician since 1968. Jim Noble, bass guitar and vocals, has been in the music business for years, beginning with a record contract with Challenge Recoreds in the late 1950s. Rodger Bigelow, lead guitar and vocals, echoes the 1960s Northwest garage band sound. His sensitive leads enhance the music of all generations. Jason Paul, rhythm guitar, has studied classical guitar. He played lead and rhythm guitar with bands in the 1960s.


Buck Ellard

Buck Ellard

Buck is an accomplished songwriter, performing his originals along with cover tunes.  Buck's show is a pleasant walk down memory lane with some brand new side streets along the way!  Buck joined his first "real" band, at the age of 15, playing fiddle in a 3 piece bluegrass band. Once he had played on stage and got a taste of the energy that feeds back from the crowd, Buck was hooked and has been playing professionally ever since. Buck Ellard plays country and rock, with some acoustic sounds thrown in at noon on Saturday.

 



Jim and Sharla Lind

Jim and Sharla Lind

Playing guitar and singing has been Jim’s passion since he was a child. It remains so today. He plays 6 & 12-string guitar, is a song writer and sings from his heart. Whether on a big stage, in an intimate room or on his own front porch, he always gives his all. Jim started playing locally downtown Port Angeles the second day he arrived which was 8 years ago. He performs many genrés from Johnny Cash to Frank Sinatra to Eric Clapton to Gordon Lightfoot. All are his favorites. With degrees in Traditional and in Commercial music his passion became professional. Performing in Las Vegas, Southern & Northern California, Knoxville, Tennessee and happily now on the Olympic Penninsula, Jim has found his home in Port Angeles. Whether fronting a band for dancers, playing alone acoustically, or sharing his performance with his wife, Sharla, nothing makes Jim happier than playing his guitar and singing his song. You've only got one shot to watch this event, 2:00 Saturday afternoon.



Tom & Liam Taylor

Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor is a Christian singer/songwriter based in Washington State. He released his seventh independent album at the end of 2015, titled "Windows & Walls." His music is a blend of country, rock, folk, and a little jazz. The lyrics of his songs are personal, and reflect his faith and personal life. His musical influences include James Taylor, Amy Grant, America, The Beatles and The Eagles. Tom's music began receiving radio airplay throughout the world in 2013, and continues lifting up the name of Jesus. It is Tom's desire to touch people's lives with his music, and to glorify God and make a difference for His kingdom. His son Liam began recoring and peforming with him in 2016 at the age of 10. He plays the bass guitar and sings harmonies accompanying his father. Catch Tom and Liam's performance Sunday morning at 11:30 on the Sunny Farms Stage.



Dean Ratzman

Dean Ratzman

Dean Ratzman is originally from Port Angeles. Dean has grown up with music in his veins from Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. & The Four Freshman to name a few.. He lived in San Diego for 20 years. Dean plays solo all around North America.Dean provides a Sinatra sound on vocals, trombone, trumpet and piano; goes all the way to the moon on soul and inspiration, and gets down with R.E.M.  We welcome Dean back to the Clallam County Fair with his solo act at 1:00 Sunday on the Sunny Farms Stage.


Sequim City Band

Sequim City Band

A traditional community concert band, established in 1992 with 60+ members from all over the Olympic Peninsula. Skill levels of the members vary from high school experience to retired professional musicians. Members range in age from 14 to 84. The band’s repertoire includes marches, Broadway and movie music, big band swing and jazz arrangements, classic band literature, and patriotic tunes – a bit of something for everyone. The Band is a non-profit organization which receives its funding from community donations. Check out the Sequim City Band on Thursday at 10:00 during the opening ceremony on the Sunny Farms Stage.


Aspire Academy

Aspire Academy

Aspire Academy will be performing after the Fair's opening ceremony on Thursday at the Sunny Farms Stage. Stick around after the ceremony to marvel at the talent of these Clallam County kids.


The Crocs

Crocs

The Crocs are a five piece group based in Port Angeles, WA. Formed in the summer of 2015 by seasoned veterans of other well-known local groups, it was entirely due to a happy accident. Originally a simple “fill-in” project to cover a few dates where members of the “other” bands were unavailable, the chemistry was so good on stage that we decided to keep it going and see where it would go. Featuring Jason Mogi on vocals, and guitar; Paul Stehr-Green on bass and vocals; Terry Smith on drums; Mark Schecter on keyboards; and Mike Pace on vocals and guitar. They do some originals, cover some bluegrass, some rock, some funk, some reggae, and blues; all in their own inimitable style. They have some great vocal harmony and a strong element of improvisation in their music.  Playing on the Wilder Auto Community Stage during the Thursday noon slot, check out these local favorites!