Friday Night (and more) at Harborfest – Oh What a Lineup

OSWEGO – Opening for Smash Mouth on Friday in Breitbeck Park on the Breitbeck Lakeview Stage will be The Horn Dogs, one of CNY’s top party/horn bands.

The Horn Dogs

Featuring nine talented and fun musicians, The Horn Dogs will make you dance and sing all night long playing the greatest Horn, Party, Motown, R&B, Funk, Disco, Dance, Classic Rock – and even some Country tunes.

It’s always a party with The Horn Dogs.

The Horn Dogs all began when four friends from Solvay got together back in high school to have fun and create some great music – over the years the lineup of excellent musicians has changed, but the fun and great music continues.

The band is made up from members who have been in other outstanding Upstate NY bands and has come together as one of the top Horn/Party bands in CNY today.

The Horn Dogs is always adding new music and keeping on top of today’s trends and still playing new timeless classics and at new venues throughout Upstate New York.

If you see them live, join in the fun and feel free to come up and say hi.

The band members are: Tony Callisto (trumpet / soprano, alto and tenor sax/ trombone/vocals), John D’Eredita (trumpet/flugelhorn/ lead and backup vocals), Keith Ducett (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone sax/vocals), Shelly Harris (lead and backup vocals / percussion), Larry Jaworski (bass/lead and backup vocals),
Jim Kelley (drums/percussion), Ed Page (guitar/ lead and backup vocals), Jeremy Patterson (keyboards), and Dave Simile (trumpet/keyboards/lead and backup vocals).

The Devonshire

Following The Horn Dogs, Harborfest is welcoming back The Devonshires.

For decades The Devonshire brothers have been entertaining audiences in cities and towns across the U.S. including San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Chicago, Nashville, Memphis, Indianapolis, Louisville, Atlanta, Orlando and New York City.

The Devonshires have performed with numerous rock legends such as Joe Cocker, Jefferson Airplane, The Doobie Brothers, Eddie Money, The Edgar Winter Group, Badfinger, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Paul Revere and the Raiders, and The Temptations.

The Devonshires present the Legends in Rock Concert.

The show pays tribute to the rock legends of the ’70s and ’80s and is performed with exceptional musical precision, fully costumed and suitable and fun for all ages.

The band is made up of an all-star cast of brothers/musicians, each a legend in their own right.

Come see them, Friday night of Harborfest.

Saturday of Harborfest – A little Bit Of Country/Heart and Rock n’ Roll

Oswego continues its great festival on Saturday with the Grit & Grace Band.

Grit & Grace Band

A little bit of country.

Central New York Country Variety Band Playing music of the following artists and bands: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, AC/DC, Little Big Town, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans, The Cars, Allman Brothers, Gretchen Wilson, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Dierks Bentley, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trick Pony, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Lady Antebellum, Allison Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Florida-Georgia Line, The Henningsens, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, The Doors, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Nicks, Pistol Annies, ZZ Top, and more.

Little Queen.

Following Grit & Grace is Little Queen.

Little Queen Rocks is one of the nation’s best Heart tribute bands.

They hit the stage after Grit & Grace.

Based in Nashville, Little Queen Rocks brings the energy, the style, the memories and the sounds of Heart.

Aerin Tedesco, Andrea Bunch, and Greg Nergaard of Congress of Starlings have teamed up with Enoy Steve Alspach and Debbie Kaczynski to create Little Queens, a passionate tribute to the magical music of Heart.

Harborfest’s attendees will certainly enjoy Little Queen.

Chris Taylor & The Custom Taylor Band.

Performances continue on Saturday with Chris Taylor & The Custom Taylor Band.

This band is Central New York’s premier top 40 country music group.

With musicians that any band would envy, the group has incredible dynamics and stage presence that leave fans breathless at Breitbeck Park and tapping their toes wherever they are.

Scars & Strips.

Up next on Saturday night is Scars & Strips.

A Syracuse rock n’ roll powerhouse that promises a high energy, entertaining, leave it all on the stage experience that delivers everytime.

This CNY band members consist of
Bill Ali (lead vocals), Jimmy Falco (guiter), Joel Exline (bass) and Kyle Malfa (drums).

Sure to rock your socks off at Harborfest.

Hard Promises to finish out Saturday night of Harborfest with a bang after the fireworks.

Hard Promises is comprised of five veteran Central New York musicians featuring current and former members of Kane, Benny Mardones’ Hurricanes, The Shop, Zoid, Joe Bonamassa Band, Tickets, Custom Taylor, and Jake Fake and the Liars.

Hard Promises

Providing one of New York’s best live classic rock shows, the members of Hard Promises have shared the stage with Cheap Trick, John Waite, Gregg Allman, Starship, Eddie Money, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joan Jett, Blue Oyster Cult, Great White, Spin Doctors, and the legendary B.B. King.

Hard Promises is a full classic rock show with a mix of great music from Led Zeppelin to Boston, Foreigner to Rush, The Cars to Aerosmith.

Saturday of Harborfest will sure be a group pleaser.

To learn more about Harborfest, contact the offices at 41 Lake St., Oswego, NY 13126 or visit www.oswegoharborfest.com or call 315-343-6858.

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Saturday of Harborfest – A little Bit Of Country/Heart and Rock n’ Roll

Oswego continues its great festival on Saturday with the Grit & Grace Band. A little bit of country! Central New York Country Variety Band Playing music of the following artist / bands: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, AC/DC, Little Big Town, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans, The Cars, Allman Brothers, Gretchen Wilson, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Dierks Bentley, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trick Pony, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Lady Antebellum, Allison Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Florida-Georgia Line, The Henningsens, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, The Doors, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Nicks, Pistol Annies, ZZ Top, and more.

Following Grit & Grace is Little Queen. Little Queen Rocks is one of the nation’s best Heart tribute bands! They hit the stage after Grit & Grace. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Little Queen Rocks brings the energy, the style, the memories and the sounds of Heart. Aerin Tedesco, Andrea Bunch, and Greg Nergaard of Congress of Starlings have teamed up with Enoy Steve Alspach and Debbie Kaczynski to create Little Queens, a passionate tribute to the magical music of Heart. Harborfest’s attendees will certainly enjoy Little Queen.

Performances continue on Saturday with Chris Taylor & The Custom Taylor Band. This band is Central New York’s premier top 40 country music group. With musicians that any band would envy, the group has incredible dynamics and stage presence that leave fans breathless at Breitbeck Park and tapping their toes wherever they are!

Up next on Saturday night is Scars & Strips. A Syracuse rock n’ roll powerhouse that promises a high energy, entertaining, leave it all on the stage experience that delivers everytime. This CNY band members consist of
Bill Ali (lead vocals), Jimmy Falco (guiter), Joel Exline (bass) and Kyle Malfa (drums). Sure to rock your socks off at Harborfest.

Hard Promises to finish out Saturday Night of Harborfest with a bang after the fireworks. Hard Promises is comprised of five veteran Central New York musicians featuring current and former members of Kane, Benny Mardones’ Hurricanes, The Shop, Zoid, Joe Bonamassa Band, Tickets, Custom Taylor, and Jake Fake and the Liars. Providing one of New York’s best live classic rock shows, the members of Hard Promises have shared the stage with Cheap Trick, John Waite, Gregg Allman, Starship, Eddie Money, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joan Jett, Blue Oyster Cult, Great White, Spin Doctors, and the legendary B.B. King.
Hard Promises is a full classic rock show with a mix of great music from Led Zeppelin to Boston, Foreigner to Rush, The Cars to Aerosmith. Saturday of Harborfest will sure be a group pleaser.

Harborfest is one of the few admission-free music festivals in the country.

To learn more about Harborfest, contact the Harborfest offices at 41 Lake St., Oswego, NY 13126 or visit www.oswegoharborfest.com or call 315-343-6858.