Entertainment

 

The Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival features live music on two stages during all three days of the event. One music stage is in the Exhibit Hall; the Main Stage is in the Barn, adjacent to the Food Tent. See these locations on the Festival Map.

Our amazing lineup of performers is made possible thanks to our Entertainment Sponsor!

 

Below is the performance schedule for the 2019 festival. Subject to change.

 

Friday, April 26

4 to 6:15 p.m. – Trio Eclectique D’903 – Exhibit Hall Stage

Trio Eclectique D'903

The Trio is described as “Tango-infused Nuevo Flamenco Acoustic World Music”, specializing in instrumental Latin rhythms and compositions. The music is an uplifting experience that engages and transcends listeners. With Art Viloria on guitar, Bernardo Gomez on upright bass and Catón Lyles on percussion, these dedicated musicians have an impressive creative range that expands worldwide. Trio Eclectique invites you to find out more about them by visiting their website.

6:30 to 8:45 p.m. – Castletown – Exhibit Hall Stage

CastletownPortland’s Castletown has a sound best described as “AmeriCeltic”, blending the heart and soul of traditional Irish reels with modern folk, blues, jazz and country influences with talented singer/songwriter/fiddler Heidi Beth Sadler and singer/songwriter/guitarist Robert Richter. The band is known for their energetic sound and engaging live performances. Castletown’s newly released CD is titled “Traditions” and features 15 songs from the band.

4 to 6 p.m. – Lisa James and Chelsea Sue Duo – Main Stage

Lisa James and Chelsea Sue DuoThe Lisa James and Chelsea Sue Duo is the collaboration of songwriters Lisa James and Chelsea Sue, based out of Portland, Oregon. Their original music combines elements of blues, folk and country. They captivate audiences with their delicate two-part harmonies, vulnerable original music and by covering various styles and genres of popular songs.

 


6:30 to 8:45 p.m.
– Wild Ire – Main Stage

Wild IreWho said rock is dead? Coming out of Salem are the musicians who are going to bring it back. Wild Ire is an explosive alternative rock band, featuring Nick Turner, Jesse Palmer, Taner Jones and Jake Mayes. Formed in 2014, Wild Ire has been going strong since, with 2 EPs, a full-length album and several singles, as well as a new album due out soon.

 

Saturday, April 27

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Mpanist – Exhibit Hall Stage

MpanistStanley Alleyne started playing steel drums at a young age on his native island of Tobago. He moved to Seattle in 1976, where he played with Tropical Rainstorm, Caribbean Superstars and The Islanders. He is one of the Northwest’s premier steel drum soloists. He has performed for The Bahama Breeze, Microsoft, Amazon and Everett Golf and Country Club – to name a few. Stanley plays a variety of musical styles including calypso, reggae, soca and jazz.

1 to 3 p.m. – Carrie Cunningham Trio – Exhibit Hall Stage

Carrie Cunningham TrioCarrie is a performing songwriter who has become a successful international chart-topper. Industry natives call her songwriting authentic and sassy, yet totally believable. She currently has five albums, a few singles and will be releasing a single for military families in May.


3:15 to 5:15 p.m.
– Joe Stoddard – Exhibit Hall Stage

Joe StoddardWith hilarious comedy, outlandishly satirical impersonations and a huge variety of high energy music, Joe Stoddard keeps the audience laughing from start to finish! Joe has performed at comedy clubs, fairs, festivals and corporate events all across the nation, as well as opening shows for many big-name artists!


5:30 to 7:45 p.m.
– Steve Hale Trio – Exhibit Hall Stage

Steve Hale TrioAn Oregon native, Steve Hale has been a singer, songwriter and producer in the Northwest for many years. He has composed music for modern dance, won an international song-writing contest, co-authored three songs with Gino Vannelli and was the lead singer in The Steve Farris Project (Mr. Mister). He has been featured on many other artists’ recordings. He has three of his own albums: “Illusion”, “Words, Wire & Wood” and “The Spirit of Christmas”.

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Cascadian Airship – Main Stage

Cascadian AirshipIf “gypsypunkjazzrockfolksurf” were a genre of music, Cascadian Airship would be the band. Their sound is inspired by folk music from Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Mediterranean, as well as American jazz and blues of the ‘20s and ‘30s, all the way to ‘60s and ‘70s pop music, like surf and punk. They form and mold all of these influences into their own catchy tunes and add a unique spin to familiar songs as well.

12:45 to 2:45 p.m. – Jesse James and the MOB – Main Stage

Jesse James and the MOBJesse James and the MOB, voted Washington’s Best New Blues Band, performs soulful original music and more, ranging from blues to funky and rock to country. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Jesse James has been performing for the last 15 years and has shared the stage with Grammy Award winners such as Otis Taylor and Buddy Guy. The MOB also features Miranda Kitchpanich on vocals, Giordan Montero on bass and award-winner Tommy Cook Jr. on drums.

3 to 5:15 p.m. – Robbie Laws Band – Main Stage

Robbie Laws Band 3Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in demand blues guitarists in the Northwest. As a “Hall of Fame” member and “Lifetime Achievement” award recipient, Robbie has been honored with 21 Portland Cascade Blues Association awards, nine of which were for “Best Electric Guitarist”. Having played with guitar legends from Albert Collins to Ronnie Earl, Robbie is an internationally-recognized Blues Guitar Master who has thrilled audiences for over 15 years with his prowess.


5:30 to 7:45 p.m.
– Red Bird – Main Stage

Red Bird 2Fronted by Bre Gregg (vocals) and Dan Gildea (guitar), Red Bird’s sound is led by powerful yet tender vocals with mind-bending guitar features. Bre and Dan are magic together, sharing the lead in a way that bring both to the forefront. Jeff Langston (bass) and Charlie Doggett (drums) create driving rhythms you will feel. Dancing between soul, blues and roots, their sound is electrifying and intimate – a powerful combination.

 

Sunday, April 28

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Brownsmead Flats – Exhibit Hall Stage

Brownsmead Flats 2The Brownsmead Flats play acoustic music that may be best described as “Crabgrass”, which they liken to a folk/bluegrass style with a maritime flavor. The band has a strong focus on vocal harmonies and many of their songs are composed by members of the group and reflect on living in the Pacific Northwest. A variety of instruments are played by the quintet. The versatility of the group allows them to generate music for all ages.

1:30 to 3:45 p.m. – Holus Bolus – Exhibit Hall Stage

Holus BolusHolus Bolus means “All At Once”. Holus Bolus is one person: multi-instrumentalist Tom Boylan. Referred to as the “One-Man-Psychedelic-Acousti-loop” artist, Holus Bolus is the modern take on what a one-man-band is in this day and age. Outfitted with a small drum-kit and an acoustic guitar with some foot pedals, Holus Bolus builds songs one layer at a time, coalescing into one sound that’s acoustic-psychedelic groove-rock.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Jonathan Smith Trio – Main Stage

Jonathan Smith Trio 2This jazz organ trio has played together in the Pacific Northwest since 2011. Featuring Jonathan Smith (guitar), Steve Hall (organ) and David Burrow (drums), the Jonathan Smith Trio plays a variety of soul jazz and original music with an emphasis on funky boogaloo.

 

 


1:30 to 3:45 p.m.
– Seymour Baker Band – Main Stage

Seymour Baker BandVeterans of the Pacific Northwest music scene, the Seymour Baker Band delights audiences with rich vocal harmonies, masterful instrumental work and infectious rhythms, covering a variety of rock, folk, R&B and country with unique flavor. Their music can hold an audience close with heartfelt ballads and then bring it to its feet with irresistible rhythms and upbeat melodies. While comfortable in cruise control, they easily accelerate into the fast lane to dance the night away!

 

Interested in performing at our festival?

Our music lineup is full for the 2019 festival.

If you’re interested in performing at our 2020 event, we begin accepting performer inquiries on Nov. 1, 2019. Please send your electronic portfolio to our Entertainment Booker via email.

Due to the number of music inquiries submitted, we cannot necessarily respond to each one individually. Any physical materials (such as CDs) submitted for consideration will not be returned.

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