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DAN MCNAY, Banjo Soloist / Singer / Songwriter

Friday, 12:45 p.m.

Dan McNay is a banjo soloist with years of experience entertaining crowds of fair and festival goers. He will be performing on Friday, April 26 from 12:45 P.M. until 1:30 P.M. on Center Stage.

Dan McNay has lived in LA 25 years and for a lot of that time has worked at USC. He has been active in numerous writing workshops and studied in USC’s Masters of Professional Writing Program. He has purchased millions of dollars worth of computers for USC, won the staff speed calculator competition at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, paddled around Catalina Island with a bunch of Boy Scouts, sold used and rare books in the French Quarter, collected blood from unborn calves in a Utah slaughter house, lectured on Robbe-Grillet, worked the night shift in Monterey, San Francisco & Tucson, and owned and ran a cemetery in Illinois- not necessarily in that order.

Singer and Songwriter, with performances at:

The Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles
Festivals, Southern California
San Diego County Fair (4th. year)
Orange County Fair (2nd. year

Monterey County Fair (2nd. year)
Renaissance LAX Hotel
Golf’n Stuff in Norwalk
The Oaks (Mall) in 1000 Oaks
The House of Blues
The Viper Room
The Tripp
The Mint
CALEB JIMENEZ "kayfromfaraway" - Singer / Songwriter

Friday at 1:45 pm & 3:45 pm

Caleb Jimenez,18 years old and Coming to us from Porterville, California. He began writing songs at 13 and began producing music and playing the piano at 15.

He says, " I was about 12 years old when I heard my first rap song and he instantly fell in love, "I think my love for poetry and... music... is what made hip/hop my favorite genre." "When I make music...I have one goal in mind, and that’s to make the listener feel something,"... "There’s this sense of great emotion and nostalgia that you get when listening to a great song for the first time, that you can’t really explain, at least for me." he continues with, "I just always wanted to give my fans that amazing experience.

SADE CHAMPAGNE, Speaker, Performer, Mentor and Music Coach

Friday, 2:45 pm and 4:45 pm

She is know for having a powerful voice, "I have never met an ordinary person, and i never will. I have only met extraordinary people who didn't know their worth."

She is the Executive Producer, Creator and Director for over 300 Charity Events. Her events and performances have been attended by more than 60,000 people. She has sold out events, shared the stage with several celebrities and supports charities and non-profits globally. She is currently preparing for her new tour. She is the vocal coach for Billy Clower Studio's Musical Theater Program.

FRANCESCA JULE, David Cassidy and Barry Manilow Tribute Artist

Saturday at 1:00 PM and 3:00 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!

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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