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2013 Lodi Grape Festival entertainment schedule

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Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:44 pm

Here’s the lineup of entertainers for the 2013 Lodi Grape Festival:

Foster Lumber Stage

Thursday, Sept. 12

KWIN presents the Show Your Grapes Off Variety Show, 6:30 to 9 p.m. It is a wide variety of local entertainers singing, dancing and performing magic.

Friday, Sept. 13

The City Tappers: 1 p.m.

Just Having Fun: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Crosstown 5: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Barbershop Quartets: 1 to 3 p.m.

Lodi Community Band: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Lodi Community Band, Inc. is a group of volunteer musicians from Lodi and the surrounding area, from a variety of professions and backgrounds, from music instructors to professional musicians, all motivated by a love of music and a desire to support the performing arts in Lodi. They will perform at the Grape Festival, making the event a true exhibition of Lodi’s spirit and recognition in the art of public performances.

Two-Tone Steiny: 6:30-10 p.m. Mark “Steiny” Steinmetz, known as “Two-Tone Steiny,” the winner of the Sacramento Blues Society’s 2012 IBC contest and nominee for the Sammie award, will come to the Grape Festival along with his band The Cadillacs to perform. This group, known collectively as “Two-Tone Steiny and the Cadillacs,” provides a mix of dark Chicago harmonica-driven blues and West Coast swing for their audiences, creating both a visual and musical experience.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Arabian Jewels: 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanos: 4 to 5 p.m. Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanas (“Raices Mexicanas” means “Roots of Mexico”).

This is a dance group that honors the history of the Mexicans in California, who have always been an integral part of our community, by educating people of their Mexican heritage through traditional dancing.

Berta Olivia y su Mariachi: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Sierra Nevada Pier 413 Stage

Thursday, Sept. 12

Kelly McDonald Band: 6:30-10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 13

Barbershop Quartets: 2 to 4 p.m.

Arabian Jewels belly dancers: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. A piece of Lodi history in its own right, the Arabian Jewels Belly Dancing Troupe of Lodi has been a part of the Grape Festival since 2006.

Vine Dawgz: 7 to 11 p.m. Northern California’s finely aged classic rock party band, Vine Dawgz, is performing for the Grape Festival, answering the call of their “Dawg Whistle” as a response to the community’s need for a band with “personality.” The band is guaranteed to sweep spectators off their feet and onto any dance floor.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Cruisin’ Blues: 2 to 4 p.m.

Lodi High School Chorus: 5 to 5:30 p.m.

Vine Dawgz: 7 to 11 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15

209 All Stars: 1 to 4 p.m.

Tim Heilberg, 209-483-3108

Mariachi Nacional Guadalupano: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Norteño Banda SS: 7 to 8 p.m.

Los Shakas de la Banda: 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Other featured shows

Wild About Monkeys: Amazing show featuring monkeys, baboons, and chimpanzees.

Tractor Town-Belkamp Ag and the Lodi Grape Festival have created an area of old and new tractors along with toy tractors and vehicles that kids can ride. There will also be a play area with toy trucks and tractors for kids to play with all day long.

Master Food Preservers: Daily demonstrations in the Pacific Coast Producers Pavilion.

Butterfly Adventure: Butterfly exhibit with hands-on experience for fair-goers.

Wine Cellar: A Wine Tasting Experience: Four sessions of wine tasting at the festival featuring up to nine wineries pouring at each session. The cost is $7 for eight tastes, or $10 for eight tastes with a commemorative wine glass.

Belly Dancers

Lodi Serpentarium: live shows daily in the Clark Pest Control Eco-Venture.

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