Live Entertainment

Friday, April 26th - 4:00 pm   

Rockin Ivy

According to Amy Radmann: "The thing about this band is that we have really strong lead singers."

 

 

 

This rock-n-roll band features two female lead vocalists covering artists such at Heart, Janis Joplin, AC/DC, Led Zeplin, Cars, Little Big Town,Carrie Underwood, Pink, Sass Jordan and so much more! and many more.

They are basically a bunch of friends that have played for years and decided to get together. They have played at local venues such as Ted's Timber Lodge, Jake's Supper Club, O'Learys, Wilson Nightclub and various music fests in the area.

Rick Anderson (bass guitar and vocals)
Played in the band Crowded Heads
Mona Rondeau (vocals and keyboards)
Also played in the band Crowded Heads
Amy Radmann (vocals)
Played in the band Amy & The Toy Boys
Peter Kofman (drums)
Most recently played in the band called "Crush"
Corey Van Norman (lead guitar and vocals)

 

Friday, April 26th 8:00 pm

Contradiction

Going on Seven Years now Contradiction has remained one of the Most Fun and Diverse Rock and Roll Bands You’ll ever see 
Fronted by a Very Powerful Singer that can Nail Bands such as The Cult, Guns N Roses, and Velvet Revolver 
Then the Bands made up of a Super Solid Rhythm Section, and a Smokin Lead Guitarist 
Collectively Contradiction is Capable of covering just about Any Style or Feel and has The Extensive Song List to Prove it!!

Contradiction's Influences are all over the Map --- From Classic Rock, Country, to Blues, Metal and Funk, some Popular 80’s Bands, and don't forget the Current Hard Rock sounds of Buck Cherry, Theory Of A Deadman, Bad Religion and Seether

Saturday, April 27th - 11:00 am

Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary recorded his instrumental debut album Feel the Sound at the age of 14. Two years later, Sage recorded his second album, Already There, featuring his talent at vocals, guitar, and songwriting. His all-original music is multi-genre, including searing blues, modern rock, and acoustic Americana played in a style that is uniquely Sage. His live performances take the audience on an adventure with complex looping, wailing harmonica, and soulful lead guitar. When not writing new material, Sage stays busy performing at local venues, festivals, private parties, and attending UW Eau Claire. Friend/follow Sage on Facebook, watch him on YouTube, and listen to him on PandoraiTunesSpotifyAmazon, etc. 

Saturday, April 27th - 2:45 pm

Sue Orfield Band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sue has played with many musical greats over the years, including Bo Diddley, Bobby McFerrin, The Indigo Girls, Ann Wilson (Heart), Dizzy Gillespie, Ivan Neville, Jo Dee Messina, among others. She tours internationally with several groups, including The Tiptons Sax Quartet (formerly The Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet) (Seattle/NYC), and Ellen Whyte (Portland). 

Sue was voted “Best Horn” by the Washington Blues Society for the years 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

Her own group, The Sue Orfield Band (SOB), highlights Orfield’s talents as a composer as well as a player. SOB was voted Best Jazz Band in Volume One’s “Best Of The Chippewa Valley 2009” reader poll. (Eau Claire, WI)

Sue makes her home in the Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin, and  plays locally with bands from all over Wisconsin and Minnesota, including The Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra, AcoustiHoo, Catya’s Trio, The Butanes, Deep Water Reunion,  and many more.

Saturday, April 27th - 8:00 pm

Boogie & the Yo-Yoz - Presented by Jim & Jan Docksey and Aaron & Rachel Widiker

Boogie & the Yo-Yoz started performing for the masses in 1995 under their original name, Yogi & the Boo Booz. They were named after their drummer’s (Brian Yogerst) nickname. (Not after that pesky bear who steals picnic baskets) Unfortunately, shortly after their inception, they had a little bit of a run in with Hanna-Barbera (Yogi & Boo Boo’s keepers). Thus, the name change. Boogie has played a variety of shows ranging from birthday parties, weddings, and local taverns to regional festivals, opening for national acts, and headlining county and state fairs.

WHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT:

Variety: They are not a Pop band, a Country band, or a Rock band. They are an Everything band. Or I guess you could say a “Pocktry” band?? It’s safe to say, whatever your musical taste, they will have something for you.

Horn Section: Not too many bands are able to boast a 3 piece horn section. This allows them to play a bigger variety of tunes without sacrificing quality. Throw in some choreography and the crowd goes wild.

Everyone Sings: Boogie & the Yo-Yoz prides itself in diversity. They have the ability to cater to all tastes in music due to their vocal and instrumental flexibility.

Production: Every event is different, and they have the resources to accommodate every situation. They travel with a seasoned sound company that has the ability to provide sound and lighting for crowds from 20 to 20,000.

Professionalism: Fun is the biggest perk of their job; however, they do view their performances as jobs and treat every event with the respect that it demands.

Energy: You know that phrase “give 110%”? Well, they invented it. They are always moving, singing, and entertaining. One 30 minute break is all they require for a full four hour show.

MISSION STATEMENT:
“No matter who you are or how your day was, you will have fun with us.”

Boogie & the Yo-Yoz performing at SpringFest 2016

The crowd couldn't get enough!

Sunday, April 28th - 11:45 am - 2:45 pm

Doug Wozniak - The One Man Polka Band

Sunday, April 28th - 1:30 pm

Chi Hi Wire Choir 

Bands & Fun from Previous Years -

Celebrate the Beginning of Spring!

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St
Chippewa Falls, 54729

 

Contact:

For Music, Food Vendors

Sponsorship Information:

Hugh Crane at

hugh.crane@nm.com

 

For Exhibitor and Food Vendor Information:

Sheldon Gough at

srgough@charter.net

 

For Car Show Information:

Jerry Smith at jsmith@spectrumfurniture.com

 

For Kubb Information:

Terry Huppert at

thupp2001@live.com

 

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Tickets available Online - 

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Or at Chippewa Valley Kwik Trip Stores

General Admission Tickets available at the gate

  • Friday $5

  • Saturday $10

  • Sunday - FREE

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