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Doo Wah Riders

 

Performing Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm and 9pm

on the Centerfield Stage 
 
There is no one else like the Doo Wah Riders. For over 20 years they have been riding their own patch of the musical range throughout the west. They possess the rare combination of many years of experience and youthful energy, fired by a love for what they do. The Doo-Wahs are country, with a unique, original sound. They define their sound as "high energy country with a cajun twist". Their tight musicianship and powerful arrangements of classic, contemporary, and original songs have made them favorites everywhere they go.
 
The Doo Wah Riders have appeared in concert with: Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alabama, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Brooks and Dunn, Chris LeDoux, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, The Judds, Tracy Lawrence, Brad Paisley, Lone Star, Clint Black, Asleep at the Wheel, Jodee Messina, Randy Travis, The Oak Ridge Boys, Richochet, Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Leann Rimes, Mark Wills, John Denver, Ricky Van Shelton, K.D. Lang, Mark Chestnutt, Jo-El Sonnier, The Statler Bros., Jerry Jeff Walker, and Joan Jett.
 
In addition to being artists in their own right, the have served as a back-up band for: Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Glen Campbell, Deanna Carter, Bryan White, George Jones/ Chalee Tennison, Billy Ray Cyrus, Neal McCoy, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Mark Wills, Chad Brock, Clay Walker, Rick Trevino, Moe Bandy, Aaron Tippin, Doug Supernaw, The Kinleys, Shelby Lynn, and country legends Leroy Van Dyke, and Stonewall Jackson.
 
The Doo-Wah Riders recorded with Byron Berline on his Grammy nominated CD, "Fiddle and a Song". The band appeared in the movie "Basic Instinct", starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. They were featured doing one of their own songs, "Glowing in the Ashes". They appeared on TNN's "Prime Time Country" and on the prime time television Dick Clark Production "Will You Marry Me?".
 
They have been the featured entertainment at: The Grammys, The Academy of Country Awards (1985-2001), Disneyland (California), Walt Disney World (Florida), Michael Martin Murphey’s West Fest, The Wildhorse Saloon (Nashville, TN), Pleasure Island (Florida), Sea World, Knott’s Berry Farm and Magic Mountain, as well as numerous fairs, festivals, night clubs and casinos throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, New Mexico, Iowa, Illinois, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Hawaii, Canada and the Carribean.

Dime$tore Prophet$

 
Performing Wednesday, August 19th at 7pm and 9pm
on the Center Field Stage!! 
 
Starting out in the clubs of Moses Lake, WA the Dime$tore Prophet$ have established themselves as an engaging creative unit. Coming together in early 2010, there was a blending of many different influences as well as a combining of many years of experience. This combination produced the acoustifunk/ indie rock sound that has become the trademark sound of the Dime$tore Prophet$. 
 
Ray G, who fronts the Dime$tore Prophet$, has been a solid single performer around the area and bring a number of influences to the table; some of which include Ben Harper, Sublime and Jack Johnson. Ray's writing communicates powerful emotions clearly and in his live performance he brings an intimacy that allows the band to connect with the audience on a deeper level. 
 
As the drummer for the Dime$tore Prophet$, John Wilson brings a diverse background into the personality of the band. Having played in and around the Western part of the United States over the past few years, John's commitment and strong professional work ethics have gained him experience that has developed him into a truly gifted drummer. John has been influenced by the likes of John Bonham, The Dave Mathews Band and Tower of Power.
 
Holding down the low end of the band, bass player Eric Groff has been a musician on the local and regional scene for almost 2 decades. Through Eric's many years of playing with different musicians and styles he has developed a laid back "in the pocket" non nonsense approach to bass playing. Eric sights his influences as The Clash, Bob Marley and Madness.
 
The Dime$tore Prophet$ original songs are made up of Ray G's poignant vocal narratives with euphoric guitar placed on the solid crowd moving rhythm platform that John and Eric provide. The Dime$tore Prophet$ also have a unique approach of breathing new life into old favorites as well as doing justice to the more contemporary selections.  

Cover Story

 

Performing Thursday, August 20th at 7pm and 9pm

on the Centerfield Stage
 
By combining the experience and talents of four musicians that have played music through the 60s, 70s and 80s with the hottest new vocalist to appear on the music scene in the Northwest, Cover Story is becoming the go to band for exciting musical entertainment. 
 
Chuck Warren, on bass, played in the 60s with his group "The Bards". His son, Justin Warren, played in the 80s with his group "Moral Crux" as a bass player extraordinaire. Now, Justin picks up the guitar duties for Cover Story and is "killer" on the guitar solos. Willie Holmes traveled the Northwest in the 70s and 80s with his group "Sump'N Else". His hot saxophone and vocals bring tons of energy to Cover Story. Stuart Hall, a Moses Lake native, has been drumming for 40 years. He was a founding member of the Grant County Centennial Band and now supplies the solid rhythms along with vocal duties for Cover Story.
 
The "rising star" of the show is Anjelina Jalomo. Anjelina began singing professionally in 2000, winning vocal contests and awards in Washington and Texas primarily as a Tejano singer. She has successfully auditioned for "The Voice" in Los Angeles in 2012. Cover Story is her first group to play classic rock, blues, county and contemporary hit songs, and showcases her ability to captivate an audience with her amazing voice. The way she turns any event into a party is fast becoming legendary. 
 
 
 
 
 

Lake City Blues

 
Performing Thursday, August 20th at 8pm and 10 pm
on the Center Field Stage!!
 
Formed in October 2009, "Lake City Blues" provides it's audience with a gritty and powerful selection of blues music ranging from slow soulful ballads to hard driving boogie. Rick Serra hails from the San Francisco Bay Area where he formed "Rick Serra and the Blues Wave" in 1982. The Blues Wave was a main stay in the SF club scene for over two decades.

"Over the years we had the privilege of opening the shows of such legends as John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray, Tommy Castro, Albert Collins, Al Kooper, Pat Travers, Pete Escovido, Tower of Power, Roy Rodgers, Johnny Winters and many others".
 
Tom Brimm on Bass spent close to 20 years with "Too Slim and the Taildraggers" entertaining audiences around the world. Justin Warren  on Guitar brings it in a Big way. Playing for decades, performing at "House of Blues" from coast to coast, driving force behind Moral Crux", Justin brings incredible energy to the show. Don Johnstad on Drums
lives the quiet life in Wilson Creek. That is, until you sit him down behind his kit. Keeping us steady Don is exciting to watch and listen to. Connor Boss on Keyboards is a recent high school graduate who will be attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston in the near future. You must hear this young man to understand our joy of having him in our Blues Family. 

Hey, Hey, The Blues Is Alright

British Export

 

 Performing Friday, August 21st at 6pm, 8pm and 10pm

on the Centerfield Stage
 
British Export has provided the ultimate Beatles Tribute show for over a decade. The band has performed for tens of thousands of fans at some of the most prestigious events in the world. British Export has performed at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, Abbey Road Studios in London, The Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, South Korea, the Amsterdam Hilton and Comiskey Park in Chicago. Other past performances of note include the United Center, the Arlington Million, and the Taste of Chicago. They have appeared on NBC, WGN, FOX and ESPN. They were featured on the Travel Channel's "Beatlemania Britain" Show. British Export features vintage suites and instruments reminiscent of the Beatles performances of the 60's inkling a colorful SGT Pepper's set, post-touring recording years set, and the Cavern Club-Hamburg set. All songs are performed duplicating the sound of the original recordings.
 
Ladies and Gentlemen...the Beatles! 
 

The Crashers

 

 Performing Saturday, August 22nd at 10pm

on the Centerfield Stage
 
The Ultimate Party Band that ultimately closes out the Grant County Fair every year!