2023 Main Stage
Thursday, August 24th – 8pm
Being called “The Next Best Thing to Def Leppard” is an honor that Leppard, The Def Leppard Experience, doesn’t take lightly. Ten years in the making, the band captures the music and the essence of a rock band that has sold over 100 million albums worldwide.
Grabbing the bull by the horns, Leppard has stunned audiences all over the world with their amazing recreation of one of the most memorable rock bands and rock songs ever written. The music, the vocals, the harmonies and the screams. Don’t worry, it’s all there. The band has worked hard to make sure that nothing is left out; and once the show starts, Leppard never slows down.
Friday, August 25th – 2:30–4pm (Acoustic Show)
The incredibly talented duo of Jilly Martin and Ryan Brooks Kelly have become the next must-see act from New England to Nashville. Over the years, they’ve been featured as support acts for many traditional, and mainstream country artists.
Standouts in today’s crossover country music scene, Jilly & Ryan’s songs bridge the boundary between traditional and new country. They’ve made their mark with highly-acclaimed original music and are winning over audiences each and every time they perform. Jilly and Ryan’s compelling song-writing, dynamic vocal harmonies and stunning musicianship have them poised for a breakthrough in the music industry.
Friday, August 25th – 4:30–6pm (Acoustic Show)
Currently New England Music Awards’ Overall Act of the Year, Country Artist of the Year, and Song of the Year winner, Brobst’s unique songwriting ranges from traditional country to pop country. With influences like Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde and Jason Isbell; she adds a feminine touch to a bro-country sound and a powerful authenticity to storytelling through song.
Her musical journey began with her move to North Shore Massachusetts from Columbus, OH in 2007, and has now become one of the most sought-after and awarded artists in New England. She’s accumulated over 75,000 followers and videos views in the millions across social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Bandsintown, TikTok, and more) of engaged and devoted fans – The ABB Army!
Her debut EP “Ghost” and her full album “My First Rodeo” are currently available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, and more. She released her latest album, “Where We Holler” on March 30th, 2021, which peaked at Number 2 on the iTunes Country Album Chart and #8 across all genres. All works were recorded with Sean McLaughlin of 37’ Productions – an award-winning producer in the New England music scene.
Multiple singles from all of her albums have been regularly playing on the “Backyard Country” segment of Boston’s country radio station 101.7 The Bull, powered by iHeartMedia as well as on Kruser’s Local Catch on Country 102.5 WKLB.
Annie’s innovation and creativity led to 3 virtual concert “tours” in the Summer and Fall of 2020 during the pandemic, as well as a sponsored virtual concert series in partnership with a local cafe and national brand, Mike’s Hard Lemonade. She totaled over 100,000 digital views from her virtual concerts and 3,000 new followers from around the globe. The music never stopped for Annie Brobst.
Friday, August 25th – 8pm
A unique top national touring act dedicated to authentically performing the music of two of rock and roll’s most iconic acts, Foreigner and Journey.
Featuring vocalist Keith Carmichael, the Foreigners Journey show combines the music of these two powerhouse acts with legendary songs such as “Feels Like The First Time”, “Hot Blooded”, “I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Separate Ways”, “Anyway You Want It” and “Don’t Stop Believing”.
Few singers can transform their voice to parallel the duplex of the top singers in the business; and even fewer would begin to try. However, Keith Carmichael does it in a spectacular fashion. With near limitless range and identic tone, this performer has toured all throughout the USA with various acts. He recently posted a video performing the Journey classic, Faithfully, which has received close to one million views and climbing. “My goal is to combine the music of these two iconic bands into one amazing show, for our fans and fans of Foreigner and Journey music. To give them an experience they will never forget” exclaims the front man.
Saturday, August 26th – 8pm
Chris Cagle is a country music artist. He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000. Cagle made his debut on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts with the single “My Love Goes On and On,” the first single from his debut album “Play It Loud.” The album, which was certified gold in the United States, also produced the Top 10 hits “Laredo” and “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out,” his first No. 1 hit.
“Play It Loud” was followed in 2002 by the self-titled “Chris Cagle,” released on Capitol Records Nashville. Also a gold album in the U.S., it produced the Top 5 hits “What a Beautiful Day” and “Chicks Dig It.”
“Anywhere but Here,” his third album, followed in 2005 and produced the No. 12-peaking “Miss Me Baby.” A fourth studio album, titled “My Life’s Been a Country Song,” was released in 2008, and its lead-off single, “What Kinda Gone,” peaked at No. 3 on the country music charts in early 2008.
In 2011, he released a new single, “Got My Country On.” His first album with Bigger Picture Music Group, “Back in the Saddle,” was released in June 2012.
Sunday, August 27th – 10am–4pm
Local Spotlight Schedule:
9:30–10:30am – Rude Dog Boxing
10:45–11:45am – Quest Martial Arts
12–1pm – Dance Works
1:15–2:15pm – Danielson Martial Arts