2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee – DENNY LAINE
We are all excited for our 2016 co-headliner’s return to CNY as a newly anointed Hall of Famer, being a co-founder of THE MOODY BLUES! Denny will bring back his high energy set of hits from his days in PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS (“Band On The Run”, “Live & Let Die”, “Time To Hide”), as well as The Magnificent Moodies’ #1 classic, “Go Now”.
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/DBFLaine
Featuring three original members – drummer Burleigh Drummond, keyboardist Chris North and bassist Joe Puerta, plus the soulful sounds of their long-time vocalist, Ken Stacey (Michael Jackson & Elton John tour band singer, American Idol vocal mentor for Season 10 Scotty McCreary), keyboardist/vocalist Mary Harris and guitarist Doug Jackson. In the past 2 years, Ambrosia has headlined the Abbey Road On The River festival for Beatles fans, performing their knockout versions of “Eleanor Rigby”, “Magical Mystery Tour” and more Fab Four faves! Without a doubt, their big hits like “How Much I Feel”, “Biggest Part of Me”, “Holding On To Yesterday”, “Nice Nice, Very Nice” and “You’re The Only Woman” will be the perfect American music mix tape for our July 4th Weekend!
Official website: www.AmbrosiaLive.net
ELLIOT LURIE – Lead singer from Looking Glass (“Brandy”)
How could we have a festival along the mighty, historic Lake Ontario, and not perform an evergreen about a sailor and his lady? Please welcome Elliot Lurie, who will sing “Brandy, You’re A Fine Girl”, his self-penned 70’s staple recently featured in the movie Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 for the BeatleCuse crowd. To hear this song done live by its writer is worth price of admission alone!
Official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/elliot.lurie.brandy.lookingglass/
Plus 80 of CNY’s Finest Musicians!
SAMMY Hall of Famers
Dave Porter ● Gary Frenay ● Arty Lenin ● Dave Novak ● Dave Frisina (MC) ● Dan Elliott & The Monterays ● Skip Murphy ● Tommy Allen ● Dave Hanlon ● Scott Sterling
The Main Stage
The Fab Five
A special reunion performance of THE FAB FIVE featuring Tim Breezee, Paul Davie, Joe Donelan, Pat Hodson, and Charlie Kraebel
The Fab Femmes ● Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers & Wendy Sassafras Ramsay ● Screen Test ● Jamie Notarthomas ● The FabCats ● Butternut Creek Revival ● Two Hour Delay ● Opus Black String Quartet featuring Ally Brown, Liz Friedel, Kristen Kopf, Allyson Sklar, plus String Ensemble Director, Chris Notarthomas
The Wrecking Cuse
Mark Westers & Pete Szymanksi of The Barndogs ● Steve Schad ● Christopher Ames ● Mark Barnes ● Jeff Martin ● Kevin Dean ● Mark Ballard ● Andrew Halliday ● Sean Fried ● Mark Leon Tanner ● Kevin McNamara ● Rhys Brigida ● John Freund ● Jeff Stockham ● Tim Stone and Mike Fedorhuck of Magical Mystery Tour ● Bill Ali of Scars n’ Stripes ● Mike Delaney ● Anna White ● Cathy LaManna ● Sharon Allen ● Sue Royal ● Sue Karlik ● Don Williams ● Melissa Gardiner (Orchestral Arrangements)
The Acoustic Stage
Dark Hollow Trio plus Shawn Halloran ● John McConnell ● ChrisUnited ● Day Ja Voo