Music Lineup

Call for Musical Performers!

Be a part of the fun at the 16th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, to be held October 6 – 8, 2017 on the Port Angeles waterfront! An exciting addition this year is the introduction of a second stage on the Port Angeles City Pier, suitable for acoustic soloists/duos/trios. Both the City Pier stage and the main stage (for bands), located in the Crab Central tent will have free non-stop entertainment for CrabFest goers throughout all three days of the Festival. Applications for performers are now being accepted. If you are interested in performing a 45 minute to 2-hour set, please see details for applying in the Call for Performers memo found here 2017 Dungeness Crabfest Call for bands .  The deadline to apply is June 15, 2017.

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Check out the great bands who performed at the 2016 Crab Festival…all in the KITSAP BANK CRAB CENTRAL TENT on the Jim’s Pharmacy and Air Flo Heating Stage!

Friday – 12pm to 10pm
Saturday – 11am to 10pm
Sunday – 11am to 5pm

Our music stage in the Kitsap Bank Crab Central Tent features fantastic FREE live music throughout the weekend – country, bluegrass, rock, jazz and folk – we have it all covered!

2016 CRAB FESTIVAL MUSIC LINEUP

Friday, October 7, 2016

old-sidekicks

12:00noon – 1:00pm
Old Sidekicks (Country/bluegrass) – Known for their three and four part vocal harmonies and just the right blend of talent and foolishness. With their toe tappin’, foot stompin’, knee slappin’, hand clappin’, finger snappin’, sound and humor, they are a pure delight to watch!


1:15pm – 2:15pm
Chicken Fried Swing (Gypsy swing coated with country and ragtime and fried in country blues) – Performing mostly Django music, Chicken Fried Swing adds some blues, ragtime, and western swing to the mix…and even a few standards. You take gypsy swing music, coat it liberally with country and ragtime, and fry it in some country blues!
bread-and-gravy
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Bread & Gravy (Jazz, Americana, rock & roll, bluegrass, blues, and a bit of soul) – Seamlessly weaving their way between genres, styles, and tempo, they pull their audience to them with an easy style and riveting vocals that alternately relaxes and excites the listener.

Buck Ellard

 

3:45pm – 5:00pm
Buck Ellard Band (Country) – A mix of traditional country with a bit of a modern flair, classic rock, blues and originals.

 

 

the-crocs

5:15pm – 6:15pm
The Crocs (Improvisational/Indie/funk/Latin/
reggae/folk/rock) – 
A band of old guys who play a wide variety of music…it’s all dance music, and covers: rock, funk, blues, reggae, folk, Latin grooves, and anything else we can come up with (including a few originals to keep it interesting).
PERFORMANCE SPONSORED BY OLYMPIC MAILING SERVICES.


6:30pm – 7:45pm
Tanga (Jazz, rock, blues, and funk with a Latin twist) – Tanga brings a potent blend of jazz, rock, blues, funk, and Latin music, so expect powerful and sophisticated musical mastery! 

joy-in-mudville8:00pm – 10:00pm
Joy in Mudville (Americana roots: bluegrass, folk, rock, country, blues, and funk) – Combining influences from old-time bluegrass, folk, rock, country, blues & funk.  Whether an original tune, a driving barn-burner, some funk rock or one of many Grateful Dead covers, the music is super-high-energy with tight harmonies, clever arrangements, and grooves that make you wanna bust out those dancin’ shoes.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

ranger-and-the-re-arrangers

11:00am – 12:00noon
Ranger and the Re-Arrangers (Swing/Gypsy Jazz) – Evoking the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their version of Gypsy jazz. At the heart of their sound is Ranger’s sweet violin playing… his sense of melody and daring improvisations. The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, and the music of Django Reinhardt.

the-vibratones

 

12:15pm – 1:30pm
The Vibratones (Rock & roll hits from the 50s and 60s) – A 5-piece band from Port Angeles covering rock & roll hits from the 50s and 60s.

 

locos-only

1:45pm – 3:00pm
Locos Only (Roots in the blender: rock, blues, R&B, and country rock) – Offering a powerful, compelling, and memorable mix of eclectic rhythm and blues, and soulful, earthy rock, interspersing well-crafted originals with a genre-jumping variety of rock, blues, and country covers that will make you want to get up on your feet and move!

3:15pm – 4:15pm
Ranger and the Re-Arrangers (Swing/Gypsy Jazz) – See photo and bio above

hot-damn


4:30pm – 6:00pm

Hot Damn! (Rock/blues/jazz/country/funk/pop/disco)
A scalable band which can be a quiet soft jazz trio or a high energy nine piece retro-rock horn band playing hits from the ’60s through today.

scott-sullivan-band_metta-9_16-1
6:15pm – 7:45pm
Crushwater (Folkgrasspunkassrockn-rollapiano’ola) – Featuring Scott Sullivan on guitar and vocals, Chandra Johnson on violin and vocals and Casey Northern on drums and backing vocals, this 3-piece band has a strong, high-energy set of melodic and danceable music that spans both originals and classic covers (Bowie, Cash, Croce…to name a few).

fat-chance
8:00pm – 10:00pm
The Fat Chance Band (Rock & roll covers and originals)- Playing a wide variety of rock & roll covers as well as their own originals for over three decades throughout the Olympic Peninsula. Members include John Christensen – Bass/Vocals,  Jeff Joaquin – Guitar/Mouth Harp/Vocals,  Joel Nilsen – Drums and other percussion, and Max Fernandes – Guitar/Mandolin/Vocals.


SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016

PMGS Gospel Choir9-30-13
9:00am – 10:30am (this event only at Gateway Pavilion)

Crab Revival, directed by Michael Rivers and featuring the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers (non-denominational musical service)

 

11:00am – 12:00noon
Juan de Fuca Band (Folk rock) – Fueled by the words and music of singer/songwriter Dan Maguire, revels in its rootsy journey deep into the heart of the American dream.  With traces of rock, folk, blues, country, jazz and more, the music is familiar but always new.

david-and-jeaninne

 

12:15pm – 1:15pm
David & Jeannine (Contemporary acoustic duo) – An acoustic singing duo performing an eclectic variety of songs from the ’70s to the present, plus a variety of alternative style original compositions.

 

 

the-fabulous-murphtones

1:30pm – 2:30pm
The Fabulous Murphtones (Classic rock to modern pop tunes) – A diverse mix of popular dance, rock, and old school music drawing on hits from the ’60s through the ’90s and performing current rock hits of upcoming artists, including a refreshing selection of material not often heard.

soul-syndicate


2:45pm – 3:45pm
Soul Syndicate (R&B/blue-eyed soul) – A 7-piece group featuring trumpet, saxophone and trombone backing up vocals playing tunes by Ray Charles, the Isely Brothers, Steely Dan, James Brown, and Blood Sweat and Tears.


back-door-alley

 

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Black Door Alley (Eclectic rock) – A fusion of accomplished musicians, creating an eclectic rock sound.

 

2016 BANDS in alphabetical order

Black Door Alley is a fusion of accomplished musicians, creating an eclectic rock sound.

Bread & Gravy –  Seamlessly weaving their way between genres, styles, and tempo, they pull their audience to them with an easy style and riveting vocals that alternately relaxes and excites the listener.

Buck Ellard Band‘s music is a mix of traditional country with a bit of a modern flair, classic rock, blues and originals.

Chicken Fried Swing performs mostly Django music, adding some blues, ragtime, and western swing to the mix…and even a few standards. You take gypsy swing music, coat it liberally with country and ragtime, and fry it in some country blues!

Crushwater, featuring Scott Sullivan on guitar and vocals, Chandra Johnson on violin and vocals and Casey Northern on drums and backing vocals, this 3-piece band has a strong, high-energy set of melodic and danceable music that spans both originals and classic covers (Bowie, Cash, Croce…to name a few).

David & Jeannine are an acoustic singing duo performing an eclectic variety of songs from the ’70s to the present, plus a variety of alternative style original compositions.

Hot Damn! is a scalable band which can be a quiet soft jazz trio or a high energy nine piece retro-rock horn band playing hits from the ’60s through today.

Joy in Mudville combines influences from old-time bluegrass, folk, rock, country, blues & funk.  Whether an original tune, a driving barn-burner, some funk rock or one of many Grateful Dead covers, the music is super-high-energy with tight harmonies, clever arrangements, and grooves that make you wanna bust out those dancin’ shoes.

Juan de Fuca Band, fueled by the words and music of singer/songwriter Dan Maguire, revels in its rootsy journey deep into the heart of the American dream.  With traces of rock, folk, blues, country, jazz and more, the music is familiar but always new.

Locos Only offers a powerful, compelling, and memorable mix of eclectic rhythm and blues, and soulful, earthy rock, interspersing well-crafted originals with a genre-jumping variety of rock, blues, and country covers that will make you want to get up on your feet and move!

Old Sidekicks are known for their three and four part vocal harmonies and just the right blend of talent and foolishness. With their toe tappin’, foot stompin’, knee slappin’, hand clappin’, finger snappin’, sound and humor, they are a pure delight to watch!

Ranger and the Re-Arrangers evokes the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their version of Gypsy jazz. At the heart of their sound is Ranger’s sweet violin playing… his sense of melody and daring improvisations. The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, and the music of Django Reinhardt.

Soul Syndicate is a 7-piece group featuring trumpet, saxophone and trombone backing up vocals playing tunes by Ray Charles, the Isely Brothers, Steely Dan, James Brown, and Blood Sweat and Tears.

Tanga brings a potent blend of jazz, rock, blues, funk, and Latin music, so expect powerful and sophisticated musical mastery!

The Crocs are a band of old guys who play a wide variety of music…it’s all dance music, and covers: rock, funk, blues, reggae, folk, Latin grooves, and anything else we can come up with (including a few originals to keep it interesting).

The Fabulous Murphtones play a diverse mix of popular dance, rock, and old school music drawing on hits from the ’60s through the ’90s and performing current rock hits of upcoming artists, including a refreshing selection of material not often heard.

The Fat Chance Band has been playing for three decades throughout the Olympic Peninsula. They play a wide variety of rock & roll covers and their own originals.  Members include John Christensen – Bass/Vocals,  Jeff Joaquin – Guitar/Mouth Harp/Vocals,  Joel Nilsen – Drums and other percussion, and Max Fernandes – Guitar/Mandolin/Vocals.

The Vibratones are a 5-piece band from Port Angeles covering rock & roll hits from the 50s and 60s.