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Center Stage Performers

 

Joe Glennon, featuring Dr. Benda (Fifties/Sixties Folk)

Friday, August 10th at 6:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

 

Luis Pabon Dance Troupe

Friday, August 10th at 7:30pm & Saturday, August 11th at 5:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Luis Pabon Dance Troupe
Luis’ exciting choreography has enabled dancers from his nationally award winning theatre dance company “Style Extraordinaire” to capture hundreds of first place awards. His intermediate and advanced students have performed throughout New England, New York State and City, New Jersey, Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida and Las Vegas. The Luis Pabon dancers have been performing at the Lebanon Fair for decades and they are an important part of the fabric that makes us the Lebanon Fair.

 

Ball in the House (A Cappella)

Friday, August 10th at 9:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Ball in the House
Ball in the House is an R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group based out of Boston, MA, whose high energy shows have audiences singing, dancing, even beatboxing along.

With their extensive tour schedule (averaging 200 shows a year), Ball in the House has performed everywhere – from theaters to performing arts centers, fairs & festivals, to opening for some of the biggest acts in the world, such as The Beach Boys, The Jonas Brothers, The Temptations, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Lionel Richie, Jessica Simpson, Blondie, Smokey Robinson, KC & The Sunshine Band, Diamond Rio, Colin Raye, Orleans, and numerous others.

They headlined the 2016 China International Chorus Festival in Beijing, won the 2016 Boston Harmony Sweepstakes, and were voted 2014 APCA Band of the Year and 2009 Best of Boston for Outstanding Musical Performers. For six years, they were the voices behind all the Cool Whip commercials and recently wrote and performed the jingle for Amazon’s Prime Day. Ball in the House has appeared on America’s Got Talent, The TODAY Show, The Daily Buzz, the Philadelphia 4th of July Parade, and SBS Culture Club and NBC News in Seoul, South Korea.

For more information on Ball in the House, visit their web site.

 

Robert Black (New England’s Premier Award Winning Elvis Tribute Artist)

Saturday, August 11th at 1:30pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Robert Black

Robert Black’s authentic portrayal and exciting interpretation of Elvis Presley has made him one of the country’s most sought after and popular tribute performers. A true professional, Robert’s crowd pleasing style, and spot-on mannerisms mixed with his unique blend of vocal talent, charisma, and elaborate costuming make him a favorite of Elvis fans worldwide.

For more information on Robert, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

 

We3 Trio (Rock, Pop, Blues, and Swing)

Saturday, August 11th at 3:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

We3 Trio

WE3 Trio is made up of the three male musicians from Connecticut’s premier event band, Prelude Band, namely: Joe Cannata on bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and lead and background vocals, Dean Coutsouridis on guitar, alto saxophone, and lead and background vocals,John Morello on drums, percussion, and background vocals.The trio utilizes the same technology to recreate the “big sound” of a multi-piece band.

For more information on We3, visit their web site or follow them on facebook.

 

Gary Negbaur (Jazz, Blues, New Orleans-style Rhythm & Blues)

Saturday, August 11th at 7:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Gary Negbaur

Gary Negbaur is steeped in the New Orleans piano tradition and tours worldwide performing the music of the ’20s to today. This pianist/singer/songwriter has grooved at the Superdome in New Orleans, knocked them out at Birdland in NYC and raised the roof at South by Southwest in Austin. In Paris, he brought the audience to its feet at the legendary Le Bilboquet. He tours as a soloist, with the Gary Negbaur Group and in Jazz, Blues & Two Tattoos, a show that celebrates the indelible music of New Orleans and New York. His innovative arrangements of standards and soulful originals make for unforgettable performances.

A “witty songwriter” (Austin Chronicle) with a “jazzy croon” (St. Louis Post Dispatch) who can “control the black and whites like…Captain Kirk manning the Enterprise” (The Tennessean), his recordings include original rock music (Let me explain), solo jazz standards (Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat) and children’s songs (Max’s Family Band). His latest recording (Alive in New Orleans) was recorded live and features New Orleans classics.

For more information on Gary, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

 

Living on a Bad Name (Bon Jovi Tribute)

Saturday, August 11th at 9:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Living on a Bad Name

International act & Boston’s own Bon Jovi tribute “Living On A Bad Name” produces the most powerful Bon Jovi concert in the impersonating industry.

Vocalist Ken Pittman is a familiar Massachusetts radio personality and has been in bands since 1988. He’s best known for a particular impersonation and is a very convincing Jon Bon Jovi on stage. Ken came out of his musical retirement and trained with world renowned vocalist coach Mark Baxter (Stevie Tyler, Scott Weiland, Broadway cast of Rent). He is a Boston radio personality, appearing on Boston Herald Radio, WRKO as well as a regular host on WBSM in New Bedford, MA.

For more information on Living on a Bad Name, follow them on facebook.

 

Monthei Brothers Band (Country)

Sunday, August 12th at 11:00am

LOCATION: Center Stage

Monthei Brothers Band

 

Jon Berman with Pete Adams (Coastal/Country)

Sunday, August 12th at 1pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Jon Berman

With influences ranging from coastal music of Jimmy Buffet & Kenny Chesney, touching upon the country of Dierks Bentley & Willie Nelson, and reaching to the songwriting of Aaron Lewis, Stephen Kellogg & Will Hoge, Jon’s music covers many genres that appeal to a wide listening audience.

For more information on Jon Berman, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

 

Eight to the Bar (Swing/Boogie Woogie/Motown)

Sunday, August 12th at 4:00pm

LOCATION: Center Stage

Eight to the Bar

Drawing its musical influences from American roots music – swing, boogie woogie, and Motown – Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated 4-part vocal arrangements. *WINNER “BEST OVERALL BAND” IN THE CT NOW 2018 READERS’ POLL*

For more information on the Eight to the Bar, visit their web site or follow them on facebook.