Come enjoy the entertainment at the Autumn Wine Festival

Autumn Wine Festival

Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 12:30pm – 6:30pm
Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 12:30pm - 6:30pm

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The Autumn Wine Festival stage brings together a talented mix of musicians. Their unique sounds set the tempo for the festival, and provide the perfect backdrop to swirl, sip and savor Maryland Wine! Be sure to bring a chair or blanket with you, as the festival stage is the perfect locale to uncork a bottle of Maryland wine and enjoy a tasty snack from one of our food vendors.

Backfin Banjo Band

Backin Banjo Band

The Backfin Banjo Band has quite a reputation for fun music, sing-along pleasures and good times. Banjo, piano, saxophone and vocals all add up to Dixieland, Big Band, Roaring Twenties, and more! You may have heard them at the Red Roost and live on stage at the Pork in the Park Barbeque Festival, now hear them live on stage at the Autumn Wine Festival!

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Anthing Goes

Anthing Goes band

Put on your dancin' shoes and don't miss the great music and good vibes from this group with male and female vocalists! The band has become a fixture at Eastern Shore festivals including Nanticoke Riverfest and World Famous Punkin' Chunkin'. Anything Goes offers crowd pleasing tunes from the 70s through current chart toppers, covering the alphabet of artists with favorites from Adele to the Zac Brown Band and Journey, David Bowie, Pink, Kid Rock and Lady Gaga thrown in too!

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The Triple Threat Group

Triple Threat

Gleeks will love this talented performance by the young singers and dancers of The Triple Threat Group. Triple Threat brings together a group of young musicians who have developed a unique and exciting interpretation of pop music. The group brings a Glee-like musical theatrical flair to the music of today’s and yesterday’s top hits.

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Paul Lewis & Y-Not

Paul Lewis

Professionally, Lewis has performed over 4,000 live shows and the experience has served him well. His live performance has all the ingredients of a true rock show volume, passion, sex, drama, and charisma. A creative and captivating performer that pulls the audience in and doesn't let go. Lewis jokes, "Music first, then sanity." Paul has immersed himself in touring for the new recording. The early response has been reminiscent of a familiar time in the 90's. Turn your head and listen. Chances are, you'll be hearing a Paul Lewis song, funking out somewhere in the distance & rocking your world.

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Atiba and the Christina River Steel Band

Backin Banjo Band

Caribbean sophistication with a touch of American sweetness. The band members are Dale Knight, who comes from the island of Barbados, Dale is a very talented keyboardist, vocalist and music teacher, in the disciplines of wind instruments and teaches at various schools in Delaware and Philadelphia. Super Peter Romain is a panist, he comes from the island of Trinidad and Tobago has a lot of experience in the art form. Super travels nationwide playing his steel drum. Mark Kirby is a drummer and vocalist with a voice from God. Comes from Washington D.C. and is the back bone of the CRSB. And lastly, Atiba Colvin John Fields Gaunai who is the leader of the ensemble, Atiba was born in the island of Trinidad and is the bassist of this musical treat, for him the concept is an old idea in a new place because he was doing this twenty years ago. Atiba also is a music teacher at Wilmington Montessori and Tatnall school where he conducts the steel drum classes and also directs steel drum classes at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington Delaware under the umbrella of the Grand School of Music.

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Howl at the Moon

Triple Threat

Howl at the Moon, known as the World’s Greatest Rock N’ Roll Dueling Piano Bar has taken to the road! Come sing, dance, and howl the afternoon away as the most versatile and talented musicians perform your favorite songs from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today on pianos, guitars, and more! From Lady Gaga to Billy Joel: you say it, they’ll play it. Their high-energy, live music show is centered around audience participation and two dueling piano!

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On The Edge

On The Edge

On The Edge was formed in 1984 and quickly became the Eastern Shore's favorite dance band. Their busy schedule took them up and down the Delmarva Peninsula. The band entertains its audience with a wide variety of pop hits from the sixty's Motown to modern top 40 hits and everything in between, even a little bit of country. In the 90's the band was voted Delmarva Peninsula's Best Dance Band. Shortly after that, On The Edge opened up for Brian McKnight at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland. In recent years, On The Edge has performed in New York, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington, DC. They are a regular at Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. They have done special performances in Atlanta, Georgia and Indianapolis, Indiana. The band's current lineup consists of original lead singer Clarence "Smitty" Smith; Tina White- female vocalist; Edgar Fernandez on keyboards, bass, and vocals; Mike Nelson on lead guitar and vocals; and Brad Kimes on drums. On The Edge sometimes also features a horn section that includes Tommy Crawford on tenor and alto sax; Moe Goldman on tenor, alto, and baritone sax; with Chris Sutton on trumpet.

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Festival Facts

Tickets

2014 Tickets on Sale August 15
All tickets (except non-tasting) include a 6 oz. wine glass for sampling and as many tastings as you can responsibly consume.

Buy in Advance & Save to $5
Advanced 1-Day Pass: $25
Non-Tasting Ticket: $5

Only Available in Advance
2-Day Pass: $40
VIP 1-Day: $60 / 2-Day: $100

All advanced sales end 6 p.m. on 10/11

At the Gate
1-Day Pass: $35
Non-Tasting Ticket: $10
Cash only. ATM available on site.


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Wine Festival Sponsors

For sponsorship and advertising opportunities contact Carolynn Chlada at cchlada@wicomicocounty.org or call 410-548-4900 ext. 112.


Please drink responsibly. Valid ID required.