Celebrating Fun for 60 years! Make plans to attend the long standing tradition of the Iowa City Family Fun Festival with an incredible lineup of live bands!
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018 MAIN STAGE:
New Dawn – 5:15 PM
Enjoy the sounds of New Dawn, a live band featuring Regina’s very own students: Will Aitchison (6th grade) on drums, Sam Aitchison (9th grade) on guitar/vocals, Anthony Kimani (9th grade) on bass guitar, and Bella Nibaur (12th grade) on vocals. New Dawn will be playing during the 60th Anniversary Opening Reception.
Dueling Pianos – 8:00 PM
Back by popular demand is the Dueling Pianos, an interactive musical comedy experience that engages the audience and makes guests the stars of the show! This one-of-a-kind entertainment show will have you singing, cheering, dancing and laughing. It’s an experience unlike any other and all tips for the pianists are donated back to Regina!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 MAIN STAGE:
HomeBrewed – 4:30 – 6:00 PM
This Iowa City-based band plays Rockabilly, Rock and Blues. Dancing and fun is the key as they play tunes from the likes of Johnny Cash, Elvis, Stray Cats, Keb Mo, Little Walter, Queen, George Thorogood, Eric Clapton, Sonny Boy Williamson and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. The mix of blues, gospel and country infused with rock and rock and roll will entertain you for the night. What makes this group special is that they use their music to also give back for all of the blessings they have had in life and play primarily for fundraisers for charitable organizations.
Drop Tailgate – 8:00 PM
Drop Tailgate from Wisconsin performs the best hand picked high energy Country, Rock and Pop music that will have you dancing and singing along to your favorite hits from the beginning to the last encore of their show! Drop Tailgate performs songs strikingly close to the original artists but give it a little boost to keep the party rockin’! Along with performing at countless fairs, town festivals and street dances, Drop Tailgate has shared the stage with dozens of national acts at many major music festivals to including Moondance Jammin’ Country, Winstock and Country Fest to name a few! Their captivating stage presence, charismatic male and female vocalists and very fun & diverse song list, make Drop Tailgate the perfect band for our Festival!