The Free Stage at the Wayne County 4H Fair is the place to be for free concerts, starting Monday, June 20, 2016 with the String Party Band at 7:30 p.m.
The first live entertainment on the Free Stage, however, is Saturday, June 18 – with the kick off of Wayne County Idols competition at 5:00 p.m. The Idol finals will be Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 p.m. Local vocalists will be vying for that top position earning them a large pot of money for their efforts.
More excellent Free concerts on stage will be:
Corey returns to the Wayne County 4H fair as a favorite of past performers. Corey performed for tens of thousands of fans in the Super Bowl XLVI Village, sang the National Anthem at the Brickyard 400 Nationwide Race and secured a major sponsorship with Coors Banquet beer. Corey has built his name through his relatable lyrics, and contagious songs.
Colt Douglas is well known in the area for his acoustical guitar and vocal talents. His songs like Mary Jane’s Last Dance, Southern Band, Out of the Blue and Wild World, among many others, are toe tapping good sing along songs.
Returning to the Wayne County 4H Fair, Phillip Fox explains their musical motivation, “For us it’s about the music first” explains front man, Phillip Fox. “Our favorite songs and artists are timeless. It’s great music that transcends scenes, fads, and production trends. We’re not really paying attention to what’s popular at the moment or what will get played on the radio and we hope that comes as a breath of fresh air in our music.”Backdraft Band- Saturday, June 25, at 10:00 a.m.
Hailing from the Wayne County and Liberty areas, Backdraft specializes in the popular sounds of Country and Classic Rock. Playing live on final day of the Fair, Saturday June 25, at 10:00 a.m. their energetic performance will be a great way to end the 2016 Fair. Free Stage.
Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.
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