Mill Creek Chamber of Commerce
Main Stage Band Line-Up for 2018
Located at the far end of the Beer and Wine Garden, close to the tables for family dining, and with plenty of room to dance — this year's line-up promises high energy, bringing in some new talent and some past favorites!
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Co-founded in 2003 by the extraordinarily talented duo of guitarist Jerry Battista and drummer Fred Holzman,The Davanos play a high energy combination of classic rock and roll, blues, country western and original music. With Battista and Holzman sharing most of the lead vocal duties, The Davanos include alternating bass players Dana Brown, Don Wilhelm and Greg Youtsey, all highly accomplished musicians and vocalists in their own right. Voted Seattle’s Best Cover Band in 2011 by the Seattle Weekly, The Davanos are as much fun to watch as they are to listen to.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
MegsMegs McLean is a full time professional singer/songwriter and performer who is featured on MTV Live, Pure Country, VH1 Classic, and radio stations throughout the nation. Megs and her band deliver an energetic mix of guitar driven Country/Grunge originals and energetic covers of new-country favorites.
Megs breakout single “It’s My Truck” gained Megs recognition as one of the top 10 “Next Women of Country” and “Country Pick of the Week”. She has played for Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney audiences along with headlining at numerous events in the Northwest. Don’t miss a chance to experience her signature sound “Crunge” (guitar-driven rock edge with new-country roots).
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Unified Culture uses a unique combination of roots reggae and dance hall rhythms, blended together and dubbed out live. With an emphasis on wicked intros, mixes, heavy bass lines and catchy saxophone licks, their live roots and contemporary styles leaves a lasting impression for all to enjoy. Five Island Boys, rooted from the Hawaiian Islands, have all in their own right managed brilliant careers performing and recording with other musicians all around the world.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
A big hair rock tribute, Platinum Spandex playa exclusively 80’s rock. Not just any rock, but the bitchin’ rock known by such names as Hair Metal, Butt-Rock, and Glam Metal. They blaze through technically perfect renditions of your favorite tunes by such artists as Winger, Ozzy, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger and Iron Maiden, and they do it RIGHT. With leather, Spandex, long hair and plenty of hairspray audiences step back into 1989, when guitar was king and singers could sing.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Playing the best PARTY music in the best clubs is what the band is all about. Playing hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s, Mill Creek Festival visitors will only hear danceable, fun, party rock and roll. The Machine performs at clubs, casinos, corporate events and is also available for private functions. They have played special events for the Seattle Seahawks, MicroSoft, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, and many more.
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
PFormed in 1996, The Retros, Seattle's original 80s New Wave tribute band, tore up the scene performing for thousands of fans across the region and the country. Opening for many top 80s artists, the group took a break until now! The time has come for the return of the Retros, with a fresh new lineup, playing the favorite 80s hits with many exciting new surprises. Expect to dance, to sing to sweat, and have the time of your life.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing audiences all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So on Sunday, July 15 Mill Creek Festival is gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
JC & His Invisible Band
Forged from Vocal Jazz and A Cappella, and honed on pop, rock & blues in the shadow of the Seattle scene, Jim sets up a solid foundation for his tunes with creative arrangements, tasty improvisation, strong vocals, rhythmic guitars, a little keyboard and a unique way to the groove.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and Mill Creek Festival crowds, of all crowds, Should Be Dancin’!
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Highway 9 is a three-piece country rock band from the hills of Snohomish WA, featuring Kris & Lyle Ronglien (from the acoustic duet “Bubbles & Fog”). They play a wide variety of music genres ranging from 80s rock, country, classic rock, and southern rock, from artists such as: Billy Idol, Brad Paisley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Johnny Cash, Van Halen, Brooks & Dunn, Kid Rock, Kenny Chesney, Sublime, Zac Brown Band, Journey, Alan Jackson, and much more... www.highway9band.com