DWIGHT "BLACKCAT" CARRIER & THE RO-DOGGS
One of the top zydeco bands to come out of Louisiana, Dwight "Black Cat" Carrier and The Zydeco Ro Doggs Bandleader, accordion player, and singer Carrier comes from a long line of distinguished musicians (he's the nephew of Roy Carrier and cousin of Troy "Dikki Du" and Chubby Carrier, to name just a few), a family where zydeco music was a pastime for holidays and family gatherings. He embodies both tradition and a unique style that is infused with his blues and R&B influences.
STEVE SNYDER BAND - While Steve lives in Crockett, The Steve Snyder Big Band is a 17 piece Count Basie, Style Jazz Orchestra. The band is comprised of top notch San Francisco Bay Area Musicians from Hawaii to San Francisco, Chicago and New York, steeped in the legacy of big band jazz playing in tribute to the big band greats! Having played in Crockett SugarTown Festival in 2015, we look forward to seeing you again this year!
STAGE 1 (LORING STREET)
STEVE SNYDER'S "BIG BAND" 12:00-1:00 P.M.
THE JEFFREY JAMES BAND (BLUES) 1:30-2:30 P.M.
PURO BANDIDO (LATIN) 3:00-4:00 P.M.
EAST BAY MUDD (SOUL, FUNK & R&B) 4:30-6:00 P.M.
SOUND IS PROVIDED BY: PRECISION SOUNDCRAFT
EAST BAY MUDD - The Bay Area’s number one entertainment is East Bay Mudd. This dynamic nine piece band has been thrilling audiences and inspiring dancers all over the Bay Area for years with their upbeat and powerful take on Soul, Funk and R&B classics.
STAGE 2 (POMONA STREET)
THE JOE BRAZIL BAND (BLUES) 11:00-12:00 P.M.
THE BILLY MARTINI SHOW(CLASSIC ROCK, COVERS & ORIGINALS)12:25-1:25 P.M.
MALAVITA (LATIN) 1:45-2:45 P.M.
BLACKCAT (ZYDECO) 3:05-4:05 P.M.
CLEAR CONSCIENCE (REGGAE) 4:25-6:00 P.M.
SOUND IS PROVIDED BY: PHRESHSOUND
JEFFREY JAMES BAND - Jeffrey James is an American Blues musician based in the Bay Area. High energy blues is what Jeffrey James loves to give the audiences he performs for. He has been playing with Bay Area Legends as well as legendary musicians such as BB King, Buddy Guy, and many others. All this was possible when Jeffrey joined John Lee Hooker, Jr's Band and went on to be featured on 2 Grammy nominated albums and over a decade of extensive national and international touring. Jeffrey James is on a journey to keep Blues alive. Let's Boogie
THE BILLY MARTINI SHOW - The Billy Martini Show is Northern California’s grooviest 70’s Dance Party Band. The dynamic Billy Martini and his high octane, fun filled stage show features a six- piece band and dancers. Using party hits of the 70’s and authentic retro outfits, the audience is transported back in time. The Billy Martini Show plays a mix of high-energy rock, funk, R&B, disco, and one-hit-wonders, with tunes from The Commodores, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, KC & The Sunshine Band, and hard rockin’ original tunes, too! Get ready to shake your groove thang!
PURO BANDIDO - PURO BANDIDO is more than a refreshing musical group - it is an attitude, an eclectic sound that mesmerizes it’s audiences with their incredible stage presence, driving rhythms, soaring guitars and precise musical execution. The music is a high energy blend of musical styles the band calls "Border Rock" because they “cross all borders & have no boundaries”. The Sound is a combination of old school and new sounds created by a combination of driving percussion, a rhythm section incomparable and vocals to match. Puro Bandido has opened for Linda Ronstadt, Tower of Power, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente and Santana, to name a few. They were featured at the Heineken Regatta in St.Maarten in the Caribbean and numerous festivals and clubs throughout the United States.
THE JOE BRAZIL BAND - Joe Brazil Band is an East Bay rock and blues power trio fronted by bandleader and guitarist/vocalist Joe Sheeran. Along with bassist Michael Toth and drummer Jimmy Cooper the Joe Brazil Band are as one listener described it "the blues wrapped inside funk."
MALAVITA - Malavita hail from the San Francisco Bay Area, and write and perform in a wode variety of musical styles. They are a three piece band consisting of Timmy G (guitar/vocals), Ivan Ganchev (drums/vocals), and Nick Mastroianni (bass/backing vocals). Their music traverses a wide variety of musical landscapes, including Rock, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Surf, 80’s pop, and Metal. in this incarnation, we'll see them performing a mix of original and cover material in a variety of Latin styles, from samba to flamenco to Latin jazz with a bit of Italian pop thrown in for good measure.
CLEAR CONSCIENCE - began as a studio only vision of Jeff Conscience and Scott Woodruff (AKA Stick Figure). Creating albums with huge names in the Reggae field, success with radio play in Hawaii and California and gracing the Billboard Charts with every release, there was much demand for “THE LIVE SHOW”!
In 2011, Clear Conscience began live shows and Festivals, playing some of the largest venues and festivals in the Reggae/California Reggae Scene. Sharing the stage with such names as Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rebelution, Iration, J-Boog, Passafire, Pepper, SOJA, The Green, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Stick Figure,Tribal Seeds, Hirie, Groundation…just to name a few.It became very much realized, the world was not only just ready for Clear Conscience to share their music, but became a household name with heavy demand. Collectively with over Two Million Views through Youtube channels, to the Multi-Million Plays through Spotify & Apple Music Collectively, Clear Conscience feels nothing but Blessed for it’s support and continued success since their start.