NON-STOP LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE STRAWBERRY STAGE
Back by popular demand – a second live music stage, Strawberry Cafe Live. See who’ll be playing there now.
Thursday, June 1st
School of Rock 5:00 – 7:00 pm
School of Rock is a performance oriented music school for kids between the ages of 7-18. A group of their very talented students will be performing live for you at the 45th Annual Strawberry Festival.
Fulvio & Sal 8:00 – 10:00 pm
Fulvio and Sal both began playing music at an early age while growing up in Italy. They performed in wedding bands, as well as dance bands that toured across Italy. They brought their love of music with them to America and have been entertaining crowds ever since!
Friday, June 2nd
Jean Therapy 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Not your average cover band – Jean Therapy offers a sophisticated fusion of Jazz-Rock, Latin & Retro Pop – definitely off center, yet hauntingly familiar – there is a tongue-in-cheek nostalgia to our repertoire. The music we play offers a nice alternative to a classic rock cover band, or straight ahead jazz combo. It’s fun. It’s adult. It’s unexpected.
Exit Strategy 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Exit Strategy is a classic rock cover band based in Chester County, PA. They are made up of four guys who go to church together and share a love of good, classic rock. Featuring Jon Pacella (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Gary Harmon (lead guitar, bass, vocals), Charlie Pittman (lead guitar, bass, vocals), and Kyle Herman, (drums, vocals), Exit Strategy primarily covers a variety of classic rock bands such as: Cream, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Rolling Stones, The Police, Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and many other popular classic rock groups from the 60’s and 70’s.
DJ Dre Money 9:00 – 11:00 pm
Mondre (DJ Dre Money) Boggs is an entrepreneur and business owner from Coatesville, PA. Established in 1999, DJ Dre Money started out by releasing mixtapes along with providing events for Coatesville’s youth. The mixtapes and events quickly became a huge success. Since then, DJ Dre Money has hosted an enormous amount of successful events adopting the slogan “The East Coast’s # 1 DJ”, in addition to nationwide tours with 50/50 L.G. Entertainment providing disc jockey service, sound, stage and lighting production for weddings, proms, birthday parties, charity events, concerts and corporate events just to name a few.
Saturday, June 3rd
The Lukens Band 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Today the Lukens Band is comprised mainly of adult musicians, and it benefits from the support of The Huston Foundation and The Stewart Huston Charitable Trust. The array of musical instruments has increased over the years. Many of the instruments are the property of the musicians, but the band purchases and maintains some larger instruments and musical scores for the organization.
The Lukens Band is analogous to other non-profit, cultural music organizations. In addition to the support that the band receives from The Huston Foundation and The Stewart Huston Charitable Trust, it benefits from the contributions of individuals, community groups and businesses. This support enables the band to promote the musical heritage of our nation as well as the harmonious melodies of all ages.
74/75 Band 5:00 – 7:00 pm
“74/75 Band” plays a mix of classic rock, blues and current rock music and features Pete Duca – Drums; Greg Krajewski – Guitar & Vocals; Bernie Tiger – Bass Guitar; Art Poff – Vocals and Percussion – Vocals; and Lynn Verdone – Keyboard, Guitar & Vocals.
DJ Dre Money, Briz & The Revival Band 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Briz and The Revival is an energetic r&b/soul band. With a passionate vocalist and dynamic rhythm section they charm and capture every audience with their sound. Their music is honest and alive as they move through different genres in their set. Flawlessly fusing r&b, jazz, rock and funk.
“I believe music is the soul’s language and its power connects us to everyone and everything. It’s our joy to perform and it’s important to us to spread joy. It’s why I named the band The Revival. Music causes an awakening to life and then connects us to each other.” – Briz
Project X 9:00 – 11:00 pm
“Project X” is a female/male co-lead cover band from the West Chester area. We cover a mix of current and modern rock music and features. Band members: Mary- vocals and keyboard; Steven- vocals and keyboard; Scott T- lead guitar; Dave-Drums; Scott Sr.-Rhythm guitar; Scott Jr.-Bass.
Sunday, June 4th
Strawberriest Kid Contest 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Dress in your Strawberry Finest and enter to win great prizes. For children 5 and under.
Thank you to our generous sponsor, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Kindred Cross 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Kindred Cross is a Christian rock band that combines vocal harmonies, with musicians of vast experience, talents, and backgrounds, to create a unique sound that appeals to a wide age group of listeners. Their music has an inspirational contemporary rock & roll style that creates a unique signature sound. Singer/Songwriter, Steve Cunningham founded the band in 2003, but the band’s roots run deep in our community. Based in Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, the band members include Steve and his sister Ruth Berkheimer, Lorne Porta, Bruce Doane, Timothy Englerth, and Dave Kurtz. They are veteran performers at the Strawberry Festival and close the festival out each year. The band has developed a significant following, as they continue to play festivals, churches, benefit concerts, community events, coffeehouses, and various other venues. Their mission is to introduce others to the message of Jesus Christ through their music. They have recorded and released 6 CDs. They will begin to record their 7th CD with 10 brand new songs this year. Learn more at www.kindred-cross.com
Back by popular demand – a second live music stage area, Strawberry Cafe Live! See who’ll be playing there now.