Enjoy these local musicians this year at Carrie Blake Park all weekend long!
FRIDAY July 15
11:00 – 11:15 am Opening Ceremony Dr. Mac & Erik Evans and Heidi Slack The traditional sound of the bagpipes ushers in the Sequim Lavender Festival.
11:30 – 12:30 pm Farmstrong Popular folk, bluegrass, blues, and Americana with a touch of Appalacha, FarmStrong features seasoned, classy, and talented multi-instrumentalists and some of the best vocal harmonies west of the Mississippi. A Sequim treasure!
12:45 – 1:45 Whateverly Brothers The Whateverly Brothers grew out of a love of maritime music and entertain with shimmering harmonies, striking arrangements, and off-beat humor.
2:00 – 3:00 Go Janes The Go Janes hail from Seattle with roots in Seattle’s much loved satirical trio, Uncle Bonsai. The Go Janes feature ukulele and guitar spiced with doses of delicious three-part female harmony.
3:15 – 4:15 Sweater Weather String Band Members of Sweater Weather String Band, based in Bellingham with close ties to Sequim, share a mutual love of traditional music and knitwear. Sweater Weather String Band blends old time honky tonk, Celtic, and indie rock influences.
5:00 – 6:30 Jean Lenke & Jean Therapy West The Jean Lenke Therapy West Band offers a refreshing and dynamic show with an eclectic repertoire of Jazzy Fun, Blues and 70s fusion favorites. A band for all ages that will get you up on your feet.
SATURDAY July 16
11:30 – 12:30pm Free Rangers Free Rangers, Kevin Magner and Scott Bradley play original tunes with an eclectic array of soulful American roots music with influences of rhythm and blues, folk, and rock.
12:45 – 1:45 Kim & Jason Kim & Jason, talented and much-loved duo, Kim Trennery and Jason Mogi will perform original and cover tunes with their dynamic vocals, great instrumentals, and their classic, joyful banter.
2:00 – 3:15 Backwoods HuckstersBackwoods Hucksters, led by the talented Cort Armstrong, perform at the crossroads of country blues and bluegrass in a sound they call mountain blues. Add a little fiddle, bass and jazz drums and the music starts hoppin
3:45 – 5:00 Honeyville Rascals Honeyville Rascals The duo of Sunga Rose and Michael Alexander perform music rooted in the tradition of jazz, blues, and folk, weaving together vocal melodies and harmonies accompanied by ukuleles, banjo and percussion
5:15– 6:30 OGMix of classic rock Tom Petty, Mellencamp, U2, Skynyrd, Foo Fighters, ACDC and more. Including original songs. Brandino Gibson Lead Guitar and vocals, Craig Robinson drums backing vocals & Craig Jaeger rhythm guitar backing vocals
7:00 – 9:00 Black Diamond Junction Black Diamond Junction brings high energy musicianship, tremendous vocals and an exciting list of unforgettable classic hits belted out by lead singer Amanda Bacon for your dancing and listening enjoyment. Get ready to rock it!
SUNDAY July 17
11:00 – 11:20 (GP Rehearsal)
11:30 – 11:50 Ghostlight Productions: Excerpts from Frozen Jr Ghostlight Productions The Young Thespians of Ghostlight Productions will perform choreographed excerpts from their upcoming musical, “Frozen Jr”
12:00 – 1:00 OG Mix of classic rock Tom Petty, Mellencamp, U2, Skynyrd, Foo Fighters, ACDC and more. Including original songs. Brandino Gibson Lead Guitar and vocals, Craig Robinson drums backing vocals & Craig Jaeger rhythm guitar backing vocals
1:15 – 2:30 Deseo Carmin Deseo Carmin Featuring vocalist, dancer, and percussionist Stella Rossi, Deseo Carmin performs a fiery fusion of Latin, Spanish and Brazilian songs, jazz/funk with spicy flamenco tossed in.
3:00 – 4:30 Bread & Gravy This much loved Peninsula band known for its riveting vocals, performs powerful rock and soulful blues, along with smooth bluegrass and traditional americana.