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2019 Showcase Performers

Ruby and the Gent Ruby and the Gent

Ashley Haynes has been a staple in the St. Louis music scene for over a decade. With vocal stylings ranging from today's hits to yesterday's favorites, Ashley can conquer any vocal with grace and a rasp that keeps the crowd engaged and dancing all night long! As a classically trained violinist and vocalist, Ashley brings an unparalleled approach to the musicality of each song. Currently as a member of Hollywood 5, and Crossed the Line, and with past bands including The Rough Ryders and County Line, Ashley continues branching out not only with her vocals, but also by playing the guitar and the piano!
Represented by ABE Entertainment

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Tuesday, August 20th | 6:30pm
Aerial Dragons Aerial Dragons

Aerial Dragons is an ELITE Performance Company that specializes in Aerial Arts and Circus Entertainment. We strive to create theatrical performances that mystify the senses and enchant our audiences.

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Tuesday, August 20th | 7:15pm

Divas through the Decades Divas through the Decades

Divas Through the Decades is a musical tribute to some of the most influential female vocalists in American music featuring songs from the 40's to today's current hits. Highly interactive, comedy, and a lot of fun!
Represented by GL Berg Entertainment

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Tuesday, August 20 | 8:30pm

Six Appeal Six Appeal

Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with impeccable comedic timing and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off instruments the award winning vocal band takes you on a journey spanning decades of music.
Represented by GL Berg Entertainment

Performing in Orchid Ballroom
Wednesday, August 21 | 12:15pm

The Sweeny The Sweeny "Family" Band

The Sweeney "Family" Band is a comedy show with tons of music & fun! These boys might be a few bricks shy of a load, but they know how to keep an audience entertained. There's lots of audience participation and they even induct the entire audience to be "Sweeney Cousins". They've been performing this act for 15 years. Each one of them is a veteran or current entertainer at Disney, Universal Studios or Sea World. They are a throwback to the days of Prohibition and would have been a great addition to the movie "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?". You never know what you'll see with this great act. It's like watching The Smothers Brothers, Jimmy Buffett, The Three Stooges and The Grand Ole Opry all at the same time! Enjoy the music and fun of The Sweeney "Family" Band! They are a hoot!
Represented by Vagabond Productions

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Wednesday, August 21 | 5:30pm

Gilly and the Girl Gilly and the Girl

Gilly and the Girl are a contemporary, acoustic duo based out of Central Florida. The duo consists of Mike Gill on guitar/vocals and his wife, Charity, on lead vocals. Entertaining guests across the globe by land and sea, these two bring a certain warmth and charm to the stage as they cover hits from many decades and genres. Known for their tight harmonies and extensive reportoire of over 400 songs, Gilly & the Girl are equipped to perform at weddings, parties and events. Whether you are looking for quiet, ambient music or engaging entertainment to keep your guests happy, these two have got you covered.
Represented by Odd O T's Entertainment

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Wednesday, August 21 | 6:00pm

Madison Violet Madison Violet

Madison Violet is a Juno-nominated Canadian music duo composed of Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac. The duo has achieved an impressive list of accolades throughout their 20 year career including a Juno nomination, a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Vocal Group Album of the Year and a Critic's™ Choice Award from Country Music People's™ Magazine. Their songs have been featured in the notorious music magazine MOJO's™ Top 10 Playlist, and received a mass of acclaim from outlets such as the BBC, the CBC, Maverick Magazine and NPR, and have earned the duo the Grand Prize in the Maxell John Lennon Song Writing Contest. Madison Violet were on Germany WDR's list of "Best Bands of All Time" and with a bit of a departure from their rootsy sound, their single These Ships was released in 2014 on one of the largest dance labels in the U.S., Ultra Records, garnering over 1,200,000 plays on Spotify. Madison Violet has 9 studio albums to their credit.
Represented by Watson Entertainment

Performing in Tradeshow Lounge
Thursday, August 22 | 12:00pm

Mike Walker Mike Walker

“Mike Walker & Friends” proves that there’s nothing more entertaining than a gifted impressionist! An incredibly talented mimic, Walker brings his repertoire of more than fifty celebrities to one stage. He also expertly performs his own music in this incredibly entertaining show. Watch him channel a variety of singers, including Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, Justin Beiber, Journey, Tina Turner, Rod Stewart and Elvis Presley. He’s shared the stage with huge acts like Toby Keith, Lonestar, Keith Urban, The Coasters, Brooks & Dunn, Alabama, Mickey Gilley, and more, helping him develop his skills as an impersonator.

Close your eyes and get lost as one famous singer after another takes over Mike’s voice! If you enjoy songs from a variety of singers, don’t miss “Mike Walker & Friends,” you’ll get all your favorite artists in one sensational performer!

Represented by Creative Community Promotions, LLC

Performing in the Tradeshow Lounge
Thursday, August 22 | 12:45pm

Slickwood Slickwood

Slickwood is a central Florida based jamgrass, folk / rock, roots music band comprised of true spirited, high energy songs and players. The vocal and instrumental abilities are influenced by a wide range of styles and genres melded together to create a truly unique sound. Slickwood has embarked upon a journey through music which has brought much growth and change along the way. Slickwood was founded in early 2012 by front-man Randy Ryals and has since transformed into a 6 piece dynamic group of talented musicians. Jamgrass Roots has become a popular phrase used by Slickwood fans to refer to the band's genre.
Represented by Eklectic Entertainment

Performing in the Orchid Ballroom
Thursday, August 22 | 6:30pm

Reverend Barry and the Funk Reverend Barry and the Funk

Reverend Barry & The Funk are an 8 piece band from Sarasota, Florida that features a 3-piece horn section and 3 Grammy-Nominated performers. We play originals & covers of horn-oriented funk, soul, R&B & Motown such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Prince, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Tina Turner, Sly & The Family Stone, Rick James & more.

Performing in the Orchid Ballroom
Thursday, August 22 | 7:15pm

Tim Charron Tim Charron
“Country Rock with a Twist of Lime” is the way to describe Tim Charron’s music and life. Think Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Springsteen in a blender. Tim has shared the main stage with Bret Michaels (Poison), Willie Nelson, the Charlie Daniels Band, Clint Black, Sara Evans, Dustin Lynch, Rodney Atkins, Chris Young, Big & Rich, Hunter Hayes, Randy Travis and many, many more…..

Performing on the Main Stage
Thursday, August 22 | 8:00pm

Video Showcases

Extreme Dogs Extreme Dogs

With a newly constructed set design and an outstanding team of lovable rescue dogs and their dedicated champion trainers, Fusion Talent Group is proud to present Extreme Dogs. This amazing dog show includes all your favorite dog sports like agility, dock diving, high jump, weave pole racing, disc and tricks with a brilliant new cast. The show also promotes dog adoption and provides tips to help your own pooch live a healthy, happy life.
Represented by Fusion Entertainment

Twiggy Twiggy

It’s Forever Summer at Twiggy’s Lagoon! Come join Twiggy and her team for a family friendly, fun-filled, interactive show featuring Twiggy the World Famous Water-Skiing Squirrel! Learn about water safety, waterskiing and what wild things Twiggy gets into at her lagoon. This show is full of laughs, surprises and even features a special guest, Roxie, as Twiggy’s trusty lifeguard!
Represented by Fusion Entertainment

Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show
The Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show has been performing at fairs, sports shows, festivals, theme parks, and both private and corporate events for over 33 years. The Show has performed all over the world including Japan, Bermuda, Europe, China, Australia and Africa. Events presented during a show include log rolling, underhand chopping, springboard chopping, standing block chop, crosscut sawing, axe throwing, and dragster chainsaw competition, just to name a few…. You’ll also see Lumberjacks using specifically- built speed axes to cut through wood in a matter of seconds. The cross- cut saw, also known as the Misery Whip, with its razor- sharp teeth, races against the chainsaw… may the best sawyer win!

The Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show will provide lots of laughter, thrills and chills to young and old alike. You will also be entertained while you see logging skills used throughout history, as well as those used today. It’s muscle against machine! This is real competition, at its BEST.
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