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An eclectic mix of music sets the background for the festival. Dance to zydeco, marvel at the marimbas, be amazed by the dexterity of the juggler or just take a break and enjoy the show!

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Castletown

Castletown

Saturday 9:30–10:45 am

Castletown has a sound best described as "Renegade Celtic Folk Rock," blending the energy of traditional Irish reels with modern folk, blues, jazz and country influences with Robert Richter on guitar and vocals, Olivia Duffy on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, Casey McBride on drums and percussion and Willi Jamm on bass.

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JuggleMania

JuggleMania

Saturday 11–11:30 am and Sunday 11:45 am-12:15 pm

Chapter one: Rhys is bitten by a radioactive juggler. Sorry, nothing so freaky. In reality, Rhys learned to juggle in high school to impress a girl and then lost the girl and juggled to forget. With nothing more than a college education and thousands of hours of practice, Rhys taught himself enough juggling, comedy, and physics to go from Seattle street performer to international stage sensation.

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Aaron Meyer

Aaron Meyer

Saturday 11:45 am–1:15 pm

Audiences are truly mesmerized by Aaron's unique stage presence blended with awe-inspiring virtuosic performances. His broad range of music includes everything from a dynamic rendition of Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" to his exquisite versions of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb," Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir," and the Beatles classic "Let it Be." Wherever he performs, he connects with audiences of all ages, cultures and backgrounds from all around the world.

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Tony Smiley

Tony Smiley

Saturday 1:30-3 pm

Since 2000, Tony Smiley has captured audiences with raw rhythms of all live looping. This musical savant loops his way through a unique genre of music that you won't find anywhere else. His cosmic dance of electric melodies range from rock, hip hop, reggae, tribal fusion, 80's and everything in between, with a dash of Mongolian throat singing and beat-boxing. During the experience you can expect original soul bearing songs, improv crowd pleasers, and creative cover mixes. As he loops his way through a set he builds the audience's anticipation by using keyboards, drums, guitars, tambourine, vocals, and beat box sounds.

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The New Iberians

The New Iberians

Saturday 3:15-4:45 pm

The New Iberians play a wide variety of music, combining traditional Louisiana forms with Northwest Rock and Chicago Blues for a spicy, danceable gumbo they call Stumptown Zydeco. The New Iberians are favorites of many local festivals including the Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland Rose Festival, and the Bite of Oregon.

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Recycleman

Recycleman

Sunday 9:30–10 am

The Planet’s Favorite Superhero! Sing along with Clark County’s very own Recycleman and learn ways to help the planet at the same time.


Portland Taiko

Portland Taiko

Sunday 10:30–11 am

Portland Taiko blends the tradition of Japanese taiko drumming with a sense of Asian American identity, creativity, and empowerment. Photo credit: Rich-Iwasaki

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White Rhino Marimba Band

White Rhino Marimba Band

Sunday 12:30–2 pm

White Rhino Marimba performs upbeat dance music from Zimbabwe and West Africa. Based in Portland, the band has been performing since 1997 and band members continue to share their passion for African music at various festivals, parties and farmers markets. The band's newest CD, “Crash of Rhinos,” features thirteen lively songs. Their ages span six decades, but when they play together they are all of the same ageless spirit.

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Green Tambourine

Green Tambourine

Sunday 2:15–3:45 pm

Green Tambourine is Portland's unique 1960s band. Their set list spans the greatest hits of that decade, including songs by Jefferson Airplane, the Beatles, Mamas and the Papas, the Doors, Janis Joplin, Roy Orbison, Elvis, and many more. These versatile musicians excel in singing leads, switching instruments, blending tight harmonies, dancing onstage, and inspiring audiences to sing and dance along. Their vintage costumes and choreographed dance moves add an extra element of authenticity to the decade they represent. Audiences of all ages enjoy their shows.

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