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DRIVE-IN-ROMEOS
Rockin' Rhythm and Blues

Wednesday, July 10 & Friday July 12 - 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
A Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues band from the West Coast of California. The sound is influenced from 1940s through early ‘60s artists such as Joe Turner, Chuck Berry, Jackie Wilson & Ritchie Valens just to name a few.







The band plays a heavy sway of original songs that are styled after early Roots Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues. The band is always dressed to impress and executes a Rockin’ Rhythm & Style Show during each and every performance.

The band brings a unique sound from a talented group of musicians and vocalists that come from a wide range of inspirations such as Gospel, Rockabilly, Rock n Roll, Swing and Rhythm & Blues.

Drive-In Romeos has shared the stage with Grammy Award winning artists such as Los Lobos, The Mavericks and have also performed at many California music festivals including Live Oak Music Festival and California Whiskey Fest.



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ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE DANCERS
Dance Choreographers

Thursday, July 11 at 12:15 PM
The Allan Hancock College Dancers have been
participating at the Santa Barbara County Fair for
at least 40 years.
www.hancockcollege.edu





The show is made up of a variety of 10 dances ranging from jazz, hip-hop, ballet folklorico, tap, and musical theater. The choreographers are all students of Allan Hancock College.

They also perform for the Orcutt Union School District Campus Connection childcare program, Santa Maria-Bonita Special Education Summer School, Downtown Santa Maria Friday Night Live and Disneyland.

This year the summer dance production is directed by two part-time faculty members, Kevin Kim and Monique Segura. Both faculty members are past alumni of the Allan Hancock College dance program and have previously performed in the Summer shows.



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THE MOLLY RINGWALD PROJECT
Ultimate 80's Band


Thursday, July 11 and Saturday, July 13 - 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
TMRP was formed in 2012 as a fun side project. Little did the original band members know that this "side project" would quickly turn them into an overnight success
. projectmolly.com






After they played their seventh gig, the band was being sought out by every nightclub in the area as they quickly became the highest drawing band on the Central Coast of California.

Their fan base grew like wildfire which resulted in sold-out shows at virtually every venue they have ever played which continues to this day!

The band is most known for their high energy performances, stellar musicianship and a set list that contains the "best of the best" songs of the 80's. We pride ourselves on our "all killer-no-filler" set list picking songs that consistently move the crowd and leave them wanting more.

The "Molly's" have consistently sold out 800 seat events within 1 week of tickets going on sale surpassing many "signed" touring bands coming to the same venues. The band has over 4,500 facebook fans who consistently engage with the band, a daily website hit average of over 100 users a day and an e-mail list of well over 1500 members.

The Molly Ringwald Project has proven to be an unstoppable music force with an equally unstoppable fan base...and they are just getting started!



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CLOUDRUNNERS
Rock, Alternative and Pop Music

Saturday, July 13 at 4:15 PM
CloudRunners have been writing, producing and
performing their music and covers for over 12 years,
and have been featured in various media and radio outlets.
cloudrunnersmusic.com





CloudRunners has been the dream of vocalists, guitarists, and brothers, Nickolas James and Christopher Lee, since 2006.

They have been writing, playing, and producing for over 12 years, but had consistently been half the country away from each other for college.

They finally had the opportunity to rejoin their journeys in Los Angeles where they met Peter Thomson (lead guitar), Mike Guynn (bass), and Daniel Gallardo (drums) to make up the rest of CloudRunners.




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SADE CHAMPAGNE
Singer, Songwriter and Motivational Speaker

Saturday, July 13 at 12:15 PM
She loves to use her platform, energy and talents to make a
positive impact in her community and around the world.







Sade Champagne is an Award Winning Professional Musical Artist, performer, inspirational speaker, mentor and dream coach. She is the Executive Producer, Creator and Director of more than 300 Charity Events like Ventura County's Rising Star Dance Competition and Ventura County's Vocal Superstar Competition.

Her events have been attended by more than 50,000 people. She has been featured in many press and media outlets such as TV Guide Channel, Teen Nick, Thousand Oaks Acorn and The Ventura County Star, to name a few.









ANTHONY RAY

Country Singer

Saturday, July 13 at 2:15 PM
Whether your a Country Music fan, or not the songs & music
can relate to a lot of us, so sit back and enjoy!









Anthony Ray is an artist from right here on the Central Coast.

He recently made the switch over from hip hop music, to Country music and is currently working with a talented artist by the name of Dylan Ortega.









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JOKER'S HAND
Rock / Alternative / Pop Music

Sunday, July 14 at 2:30 PM
Joker’s Hand is an American rock band based in Los Angeles. In
June of 2018, Joker’s Hand released their debut album entitled
“Year Four,” onto all major music platforms.






Joker’s Hand consists of Kevin Kawano (vocals, guitar), Matt Lau (vocals, guitar), Jordan Harari (bass), and Caden Moskowitz (drums).

The band started as a duo, formed by Kevin and Matt during their fourth year in college in Santa Cruz, CA. In June of 2018, they released their debut album entitled “Year Four”.

The album was released along with a number of self-produced music videos. Joker’s Hand relocated to Los Angeles, where they continued playing live shows throughout California.

Caden Moskowitz joined the band in October of 2018, and Jordan Harari joined in January of 2019. The four are currently working on an album to be released in 2019.

If you are looking to book them, please send them an email at jokershandband@gmail.com




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FRANCESCA JULE
Barry Manilow / David Casidy Tribute Artist

Sunday, July 14 at 5:30 PM
Francesca Jule is a David Cassidy and Barry Manilow
Tribute Artist, and it is her hope to bring a little of the
magic of these pop music legends to you!
https://www.facebook.com/francescajule/






It was this magic that first inspired Miss Jule as a child. Miss Jule is a classically trained singer and actress, having graduated from the famous American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

She performed the Tribute songs weekly at open mics in Los Angeles for a year and a half, and held a showcase at the famous Pig ‘N Whistle, in Hollywood. She now performs at fairs and festivals all over.



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TARA MACRI
Singer, Song Writer, Actress and Upcoming Pop Artist


Sunday, July 14 at 4:30 PM
Tara’s latest single, Meet me on Mars is climbing the charts and
garnering attention on YouTube and social media. click here.





Tara Macri is a Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter and actress who has been featured on stage and screen.

An energetic and versatile performer, she is also known for creating power-pop anthems such as “This Crush” ,” “Cardboard Castle,” “Strawberry Moon” and “Prettiest Girl in the Room.”

Prettiest Girl in the Room played for months on radio and satellite stations across America, and broke Billboard’s Top 100.



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RED LIGHT CHALLENGE
Pop / Alternative

Sunday, July 14 at 6:45 PM
Red Light Challenge is a pop rock band made up of two
high-energy, multi-instrumental brothers from Hawaii.
redlightchallengeband.com








Brothers Sean (27) and Kyle (22) Luster were born and raised on the island of Oahu, both graduated as valedictorian of their class, and have been playing music together for fun since they were kids.

Although the band typically consists of two core members, they continue to create huge soundscapes both live and in the studio using their love for songwriting and their high-energy attitudes.

The brothers have developed a unique sound coming from Hawaii, while being able to incorporate catchy Pop melodies, multi-part harmonies, R&B grooves, and Rock sensibilities into their music.
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