AWF 2017 WCC 200


2017 Entertainment Lineup


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Saturday, June 3 

11:00 – 12:30

Erica Sunshine Lee

This Country Music Singer/Songwriter and Nashville Recording Artist has earned the reputation of "Hardest Working Woman in Country Music” due to her uncompromising work ethic, established during her up-bringing in rural Georgia. With her captivating songs and a truly engaging personality, Erica is traveling the world, gaining new fans in every city, state and country she plays in.

 ericasunshine lee
1:00 – 2:30

Andre Thierry Accordion Soul Music

GRAMMY nominated Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of musicians and music lovers since he was a young boy. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although he was born and reared in northern California.
Andre is a virtuoso on all the accordion types, single row, double row, triple row and piano key. He effortlessly moves across types to deliver an energetic two-step, hard-driving blues or a blend that is his own alternative Creole sound.

 Andre Thierry
3:00 – 4:30 

Neon Velvet

Neon Velvet is like a first date: Exhilarating! Imagine all the sass and the glamour of the 80's New Romantics (Duran Duran, Bowie) in a lurid embrace with the potent synth rock of today (The Killers, Franz Ferdinand). The result is a devilishly fun night of sexy dance music. Neon Velvet is the elite Modern Dance Party. 

Neon Velvet were voted Best Band by last year's Art & Wine Festival attendees.

 

 neon velvet
5:00 – 7:00

 Zepparella

Zepparella is an all-girl powerhouse from San Francisco playing Led Zeppelin's music. More than just a tribute band, Zepparella shows replicate the powerful improvisational musical journey for which Zeppelin shows were renowned.

 zepparella

Sunday, June 4

 

11:00 – 12:00

Walnut Creek Civic Arts Jazz Band

For a swinging concert with lots of variety, join the Walnut Creek Community Arts Jazz Band for a fun early summer show. Under the direction of Max Pricco, the Jazz Band sizzles away with a montage of tunes and swing standards. The Walnut Creek Community Arts Jazz Band is part of the City of Walnut Creek's Community Arts education program. 

 civicarts
12:30 – 2:00

Lumberyard

Lumberyard is a "good-time, foot stompin' classic rock, funk, soul, techno dance band." The name came courtesy of the late, great Jeff Slingerland. The word Lumberyard seemed to be earthy yet not to dirty, obtuse yet still reaky with clarity, appealing un-repulsive and lastly; visually stimulating. Men think of building workshops and women think of knotty pine. Somehow it works...

 lumberyard
2:30 –4:00 

Boombox

Boombox is Northern California's hottest dance party band playing Rock, Soul and Funk hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today! This band has a stellar lineup of serious Bay Area music legends — Teal Collins (The Mother Truckers), April Grisman (Y&T), Miles Schon (Miles Schon BAND), Denise Martin (Mr. Big), Angeline Saris (Zepparella) and Jonathan Korty (Vinyl). Wait till Boombox unleashes the super-killer jams; you will be up on your feet singing and dancing!

 boombox
4:30 – 6:00

Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a collective of cultural dancers, percussionists, and musicians that feature an energetic stage performance of dance music rooted in African, Brazilian, Caribbean, Mediterranean and Latin rhythms. Jambalaya was founded in 2007 with the mission to celebrate cultural diversity around the world, and share the group’s universal message of love, harmony and tolerance.

 jambalaya

Rising Stars Stage

This highly popular entertainment feature returns for a second year to showcase the exceptional talents of local community performing arts groups.

Saturday, June 3

11:00 – 11:45

Foothill Middle School Jazz Band

12:00 – 12:30

Mystique Ballroom

12:45 –1:15

Diablo Women's Chorale 

1:30 – 2:00

La Morinda Theatre

2:15 – 3:00

High Five Music Academy

3:15 – 3:45

Raksadiva

4:00 – 4:30

D'Ann Dance Studio

4:45 – 5:15

Concord Kung Fu Academy

5:30 – 6:00

Studio A Dance Team

Sunday, June 4

11:45  – 12:15

Studio A Dance Team

12:30 – 1:00

Purnima Sreenivasan

1:15 – 1:45

What Four Quartet

2:00 – 2:30

In the Groove Studios

2:45 – 3:10

Hip Logic

3:30 – 4:00

Mexican Folk Dance Company

Stay tuned for additional Rising Stars acts.

Interested in performing on the Rising Stars stage? Contact Team PRO Event at (415) 295-7465 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

New this Year! Jumbotron

It's all happening in the Craft Beer Garden—Hang out with friends,enjoy a craft brew or two, and catch the game! 

Saturday, June 3

11:00 – 1:00

Art & Wine Programming

jumbotron

1:05 – 4:00

Giants vs. Phillies

4:00 – Close

Art & Wine Programming

Sunday, June 4

11:00

Giants Pregame

11:35

Giants vs. Phillies

1:05

A's vs. Nationals

4:00 – Warriors Playoff

Art & Wine Programming

5 PM

Warriors vs. Cavs