JULY 26, 27, & 28, 2018 MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Thursday, July 26th: KREKEL’S WEST FAMILY NIGHT
6:00-6:45 PM: DAY 40
The members of Day 40 have been writing and recording since 2004. Their latest project was recorded and produced by Matt Odmark at the Jars of Clay studio in Nashville, TN. Although members have changed slightly over the years, the core group of guys are still together, edging closer to 15 years as a Christian band. Other members Matt Massey and Zech Miller moved out of state and Jake Widenhofer is now lead guitarist for Christian Singer Matthew West. For more information on Day 40 click here.
7:00- 8:30 PM : JASON GRAY
Jason Gray is a contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter from Minnesota. He has won two ASCAP Performance Awards for “More Like Falling In Love“ and “Good to Be Alive.“ His first No. 1 single, “Nothing Is Wasted,” reached the top spot on the Soft AC Chart in May 2013 and remained there for nine weeks. (click for video of “Learning”)
Friday, July 27th 7 – 11 PM
Tennessee Borderline is a five-piece variety band, playing a wide mix of modern and classic country, classic and southern rock, and current pop hits. The Band won 2017 State Journal Register’s Reader’s Choice awards for “Best Local Band Band” and “Best Live Entertainment” categories, as well as a finalist in the “Best Country Band” category. The Band plays a wide spectrum of clubs, bars, fairs, festivals, and special events all over Central Illinois.
Saturday, July 28 1-3 PM
CHRIS BRADLEY (Performing under the Main Tent)
Chris Bradley is an ardent collector of great songs from a variety of eras and genres: traditional British and American folk, classic pop and rock from the fifties, folk-rock from the sixties, and jazz and pop classics from the Great American Songbook. He makes each song his own, resulting in a show that is unique, classy, and which appeals to a wide audience. With his large repertoire, Chris strives to tailor each performance to the particular audience. The emphasis is on the songs, always presented in a show that is well-paced and professional.
Saturday, July 28th 4-7 PM: Local Country Band Highway 615
Saturday, July 28th 7-11 PM The BOAT DRUNKS
From Champaign, Illinois and now entering their eighteenth year as a group, The Boat Drunks have performed from coast to coast with nearly every member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and opened shows for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, and Little Feat. Their set includes fan-favorite Buffett hits, music from their five studio albums, and other covers from Little Feat, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, and more. The Boat Drunks perform at many “Parrothead” fundraising festivals across the country and their originals have been heard on Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, Sirius/XM Channel 24. Their upcoming 2018 album release features eight new original recordings written by the band. The first single from the album, “Beer, Buffett and Baseball.” (Click for video of “Callin’ In Gone”)