Friday, February 23, 2018

Delta Fair announces 2014 entertainment line-up

Bowes Brothers

Carleton Place's Bowes Brothers are one of this year's headline acts at the Delta Fair.

The headline acts for the 184th edition of the Delta Fair - running July 24-27 have been announced.

Thursday, July 24
Paul Behnke: Safari
of Fun
1 and 3 p.m., Band Shell 
An accomplished children's performer and songwriter, Paul Behnke, while teaching grade one, would often try his new children's songs out on his students. He taught elementary school with the Waterloo County Board of Education before embarking on a full-time music career. 
Jimmy G Hypnotist Show 
2 p.m. on the Main Stage 
Comedy stage hypnotist Jimmy G is the author of the book, "How Hypnosis Can Help You" as well as helpful hypnosis programs such as "Stop Smoking Now", "Thin in 30 Days", "Improve Your Golf Game", "Increase Your Income" and many more audio programs and articles. He is also the creator of The 10 Minute Miracle Self-Help Program system. 
The Doherty Brothers 
7 p.m. at the Band Shell 
The Doherty Brothers Band is a well-known local group that has been entertaining people for the past decade at special events, festivals and fairs throughout the Lanark-Leeds & Grenville area.  Offering up a mix of Top 40 Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Country Rock and Rhythm & Blues, this six-piece band guarantees you will recognize and know many of the words to the tunes. 
Friday, July 25
Silly Sally's Magic Show 
1 and 3 p.m., Band Shell 
From the moment Silly Sally walks on stage and tries to juggle, to the moment she says goodbye, audiences are captivated by her magical charm and fun-filled antics.  Silly Sally graduated from Shennanigan`s Clown School in Calgary in 1992 and is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns Canada. 
Motorsport Mania
7:30 p.m., Main Stage 
The premier motor sports entertainment company in Canada, Thrill Show Productions Inc. continues to produce free-style acrobatic motocross, monster truck, rollover and hydraulic car events. 
The Night is Young:
Neil Diamond Tribute 
8:30 at the Main Stage 
After reuniting key musicians of his former groups in Spoon River, Bullmoose and Wild Turkey, Seamus Cowan of Westport formed The Night is Young: A Musical Tribute to Neil Young with Montreal's Jason Kent, Delta's Eric Lawrance and Sydenham's Rob Radford. 
The Night is Young is everything from melancholic folk country melodies to foot stomping jams to unbridled rock and roll. 
Saturday, July 26
Ry Guy Magic Show 
1, 3 and 5 p.m., Band Shell 
'Adrenaline' Magic Show 
6:30 p.m., Main Stage 
Ry Guy is a 20-year-old magician hailing from Brockville. 
Irish Roots 
2 p.m. at the Main Stage 
This trio from Kingston came together through a common interest in Celtic music and remain focused on providing a lively blend of traditional and contemporary Irish, Scottish and East Coast tunes (with a dash of bluegrass and country music occasionally added into the mix). 
The Drifters 
7 p.m. at the Main Stage 
You know the songs "On Broadway," "Under the Boardwalk," "Save the Last Dance for Me," and many more. The Drifters featuring Rick Sheppard are entering their third decade of entertaining audiences. On the recording front, The Drifters have recently released two albums 
Sunday, July 27
King of the Swingers 
1 p.m. at the Band Shell 
King of the Swingers kicked their career off six years ago energizing festivals, fairgrounds, street concerts, and parties with their upbeat, energized approach to Dixie and Dixie-ish music.  Stuart Pike lives in the woods north of Battersea and has spent more than 20 years trying to wrestle his accordion to the ground. Thing is, he has these friends: Marty Crapper is his old time pal and band mate in some 20-odd bands since they were children. He now lives and plays the tenor banjo in Westport. Steve Clarke plays the licorice stick. Dawson Willsey hails from Perth, and now lives in a mud house in Westport, is on the doghouse bass. 
The Bowes Brothers 
6:30 p.m., Main Stage 
Truly a Band of Brothers, Ed, Rod, John and Andy stay true to their roots. They were born, raised and still live near Carleton Place where they share the stage with their Dad, Clarence. Singing in four part harmony, with influence from some of country music's greats, gives the Bowes Brothers the edge that makes them one of the Ottawa Valley's favourite bands.
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