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 other music stage is in the eating area adjacent to the Food Tent. You can find both locations on the Festival Map.

Below is the performance schedule from our 2017 festival.

Friday, April 28

4 to 6 p.m.Thom Lyons – Food Tent Stage
Thom Lyons 1Thom Lyons is a singer-songwriter born and raised in London, UK, who, in 2011, packed a suitcase and a guitar and traveled some 5000 miles to start a new life in the beautiful city of Portland, Ore. Employing a combination of beautifully crafted songs and a staggering voice that can jump from a weathered baritone to a soaring falsetto, Thom has been winning over audiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

4 to 6:15 p.m.Carrie Cunningham – Exhibit Hall Stage
Carrie CunninghamCarrie Cunningham is an authentic, sultry, slightly twisted and totally believable voice on the New Country/Americana scene. She has a new EP out called “Secrets”, which is currently #2 on the Independent country music charts. She has had singles reach #1 in Europe, and has had three releases from other artists this year. Look for an acoustic performance at the festival.

6:30 to 8:45 p.m.Steve Hale & The Super Soul Heroes – Food Tent Stage
Steve HaleSteve Hale & The Super Soul Heroes deliver familiar delicious beats and scrumptious melodies dressed in unique and colorful arrangements of funk-i-fied soul-a-rrific-nees, as well as a delectable dash of originals to zestify your mind and inspire your body to move, your cares to melt away and your hungry ears to be fed with tasty audio treats! The experience and musical talent of these collected creatures of soul go far and wide and deep into the pocket of the groove.

6:30 to 8:45 p.m.Between the Lines – Exhibit Hall Stage
Between the LinesSteve Dean and Cara Graham Hogan are the songwriting duo, Between the Lines. Both are seasoned music industry professionals with very different backgrounds and exposure to music. Together, they have a unique contemporary sound with a touch of nostalgia. Steve has written nine #1 hits and Cara is an entrepreneur/business owner, has represented artists in management, and has been a part of the marketing and entertainment relations team for Gibson/Epiphone for many years.

Saturday, April 29

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.Brownsmead Flats – Food Tent Stage
Brownsmead FlatsThe Brownsmead Flats have been performing throughout the Northwest for more than 25 years. They are well-known for playing original and traditional songs that appeal to all ages. The group’s acoustic music may best be described as “Crabgrass,” which they liken to a folk/bluegrass style with a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies. A variety of instruments are played by the quintet, including hammered dulcimer, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, guitar, harmonica and bass.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Terry Baber – Exhibit Hall Stage
Terry BaberTerry Baber aka the Northwest Panman is a nationally-recognized trap rock artist and steel pannist. He brings his unique style of entertainment to people across the U.S.

 

 

12:30 to 2:30 p.m.Seymour Baker Band – Food Tent Stage
Seymour BakerLong on talent and experience, Seymour Baker Band’s intricate instrumental interplay and silky smooth vocal harmonies create the perfect ambiance to engage audiences with easy-listening, sing-along classics and upbeat dancing music. While very comfortable on cruise control, they easily accelerate into the fast lane to rock your night away. Seymour Baker Band performs a variety of cover music interspersed with catchy originals. Regardless of your venue, you can count on enjoying an “evening of fine music for your listening pleasure.”

1 to 2:45 p.m.Bigfoot Mojo – Exhibit Hall Stage
Bigfoot MojoUpright bassist Belinda Underwood and national mandolin champion Josiah Payne met on the bluegrass scene in Portland, Ore., as hired hands in other bands. After playing together for 3 years as “Josiah and Belinda”, they adopted the mascot of the Northwest and became Bigfoot Mojo. Songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, they have many creative offerings. Josiah and Belinda continue to mesmerize audiences with groove-based melodies and impeccable vocal harmonies (the kind that sound genetically-blended), setting a new standard for original music.

2:45 to 5:15 p.m.24-7 band – Food Tent Stage
24-7 BandAs the name 24-7 implies, this group performs a non-stop show with an emphasis on fun, danceable popular music covering many genres such as Oldies, Classic Rock, Motown, Disco, Country and even some Current Hits! With four lead singers playing multiple instruments, there’s a huge variety in the band’s sound. This highly entertaining band gets people dancing, is the life of the party with audience participation and is 100% suitable for all age groups.

3:15 to 5 p.m.Tony Smiley – Exhibit Hall Stage
Tony Smiley 2Since 2000, Tony Smiley has captured audiences with raw rhythms of all live looping. This musical savant loops his way through a unique genre of music. All with a witty, engaging and energetic stage presence. His cosmic dance of electric melodies range from rock, hip hop, reggae, tribal fusion, ‘80s and everything in between, with a dash of Mongolian throat singing and beat-boxing have earned the loop ninja a cult-like following that repeatedly embarks on his musical journey.

5:30 to 7:45 p.m.Gold Dust – Food Tent Stage
Gold DustGold Dust – NW’s most authentic Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band. Gold Dust offers a memorable experience complete with costuming, signature licks and harmonic vocals along with the on-stage drama fans have long been drawn to, and, which earned Fleetwood Mac the title of Greatest Rock Soap Opera of all time! This group hopes to bring back great memories to those who grew up with these classic hits and to create new ones with the younger generation of audiences.

5:30 to 7:45 p.m.Castletown – Exhibit Hall Stage
CastletownCastletown has appropriately coined the term “AmeriCeltic” – and that is exactly who they are. A band that combines classical skill with the ancient Celtic folk tradition of gifted storytelling…then takes their American rock and roll roots and creates a sound that is fresh, exciting and completely danceable, featuring fiery fiddler Katie Jane Lubiens. The music creates an atmosphere of celebration and community – no wonder audiences all over the Northwest are asking Castletown back again and again!

Sunday, April 30

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Harvest Gold – Food Tent Stage
Harvest GoldHarvest Gold does hits from the ‘60s and ‘70s folk-rock legends Neil Young, CCR, Dylan and the Allman Brothers.

 

 

 

 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Ron Shaffer – Exhibit Hall Stage
Ron ShafferAward-winning songwriter Ron Shaffer has had songs signed to publishers out of Nashville, New York and Los Angeles. Two of his songs, “Broken Windows” & “Can’t Always Tell”, are on John Colbert’s most recent CD. His voice is “raw, gravelly and tender… Imagine the rough sound of Bruce Springsteen mixed with the sweet sound of James Taylor,” according to Sonja Johnston with The Oregonian. His music has gotten airplay in The Netherlands and Australia, as well as the US.

1:30 to 3:45 p.m.Dina Y Los Rumberos – Food Tent Stage
RumberosFrom the group’s foundation until today, the road taken by Dina Y Los Rumberos has been paved with success in both the United States and abroad. Their repertoire journeys through the best of Cuban and international music. Led by their musical director, Raul Martinez, Dina Y Los Rumberos win over their crowds with their versatile performances and innovative interpretations. You can’t listen to this group and be indifferent. Instead, you sway, dance and become infected by their hip-moving Caribbean flavor.

1:30 to 3:45 p.m.Brady Goss – Exhibit Hall Stage
Brady GossBrady Goss comes from a small town in Eastern Oregon by the name of Wallowa. With big musical dreams, and some raw talent, he set off toward Portland to make the area his home. As a piano player, guitar player, singer and entertainer, he has made his mark on the area and now tours nationally. Stylistically similar to Jerry Lee Lewis, he makes blues, country and classic rock his own.

 

Interested in performing at our festival?

If you’re interested in performing at the 2018 festival, we begin accepting performer inquiries on Nov. 1, 2017. Please send your electronic portfolio to our entertainment booker at crabwineastoria@gmail.com.

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.