The 2006 Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, October 7th & 8th, announces an exciting line-up of Northwest Music to get the whole crowd moving. The John L. Scott Crab Central Pavilion stage will play host to great regional music acts such as Baby Gramps and The Cutters. On the Pier, R. Chumleigh entertains the crowds with silly stunts and audience involvement.
Baby Gramps has just returned from a tour promoting his new CD – Rogues Gallery; Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys where he appeared on the Late show with David Letterman in August. Two of his songs were used in the most recent Pirate’s of the Caribbean CD.
The Cutters blend traditional and contemporary folk songs with Celtic, American, and Maritime styles and rhythms into music that could only be created in America. Don’t miss these stunning vocal harmonies backed with guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, bodhran, and Irish whistles.
Seattle based BOWI has been entertaining audiences with a blend of traditional Celtic music and unique energy for years. The BOWI sound encompasses a wide range of music including driving Jigs and Reels, exciting vocals, and beautiful ballads. Bowi’s Kickin Celtic Music is sure to entertain.
Electric Wood mixes diverse styles to form a powerful and energetic musical flavor. This band creates a fascinating journey across different musical styles, culminating in a dynamic and diverse sound that makes them a popular performing act and a crowd pleaser.
Blackbird is a pairing rich in instrumentation, vocalization, and harmony that demonstrates their compatibility, versatility, and originality. Their show consists of original music and traditional songs and ballads that encourage the crowd to sing along.
Locust Street Taxi is a group who write songs about cows, college, love and everything in between. Their influences range from Dizzy Gillespie to The Muppets. With fans are scattered across every demographic, they never fail to delight.
When the members of Rocky Point All- Stars met in the 90’s, each was in successful Northwest band. After years of jamming, this group had an opportunity to join in 2004. This is a hard working, blue collar unit that writes 98% of the music performed.
Hot Club Sandwich is one of the most vibrant young acoustic bands on the West Coast. Performing from San Francisco to Seattle, New York to Fargo, Hot Club Sandwich has established itself as “one of the leading Django-inspired bands on the Northwest’s Gypsy jazz scene” according to the San Jose Mercury News.
R. Chumleigh is considered a New Vaudeville Legend who, since he was seventeen, has performed for three decades throughout the civilized world and in the Dominion of Canada. Chumleigh’s no lowdown standup. His specialty is grumpy comic anarchistic diatribe in the tradition of Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, and Groucho Marx, but punctuated with Silly Stunts and Audience Involvement. Whether he’s bending keys a la Geller, or being shot from a cannon into a net held by the audience, Chumleigh constantly engages his audience with his lightning-quick rapier wit. When ask to sum up his artistic philosophy he said, P. T. Barnum said “there’s a sucker born every minute, nowadays they come into the world every few seconds.” Don’t miss R. Chumleigh performing On the Pier throughout the Festival weekend.
Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
Saturday, October 7th
10:00 am Black Bird
11:15 am Electric Wood
12:30 pm Hot Club Sandwich
1:45 pm Bowi
3:00 pm The Cutters (2 hour set)
5:15 pm Hot Club Sandwich
6:30 pm Rocky Point All Star
Sunday, October 8th
10:00 am Black Bird
11:15 am Electric Wood
12:30 pm Locust Street Taxi
1:45 pm Baby Gramps
2:45 pm Bowi
4:00 pm Baby Gramps
5:15 pm Locust Street Taxi
For more information including transportation, accommodations, directions, and a complete schedule of events, please go to our website at www.crabfestival.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 360-457-6110.
The Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is produced by Olympic Peninsula Community Celebrations, a nonprofit corporation, with generous community support from the City of Port Angeles, and the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Festival Presenting Sponsors are: First Federal Savings and Loan, John L. Scott - Port Angeles, Peninsula Daily News, Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles, and Wilder Auto.