Entertainment & Music
Thursday Night – Tom Zipp and the Bullpen
Memorial Park Bandshell – 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Well known for their hard driving country sound, Tom Zipp & The Bullpen will draw you in with a nice mix of the blues, rock-n-roll, and some old country standards too! Formed in Northern Michigan and dedicated to bring an action packed variety of music that will tickle the fancy of most every listener. This band knows how to entertain any type of event! Audience members have described TZ & The Bullpen as “excellent musicianship with outstanding vocals”, “great cover songs and very catchy originals”, “positive energy with a feel good vibe”.
Over the past few years the guys have performed at many venues including casinos, breweries, nightclubs, county fairs, private parties, and weddings. They also have played at more festivals than they can count, including the Venetian Festival, Freedom Fest, Big Ticket Festival, Microbrew Festival, and the Mushroom Fest. TZ & The Bullpen get invited back for performances after most every show they do. Crowds really enjoy the wide variety and versatility of the musicianship. One of Tom’s specialties is his Willie Nelson sound a like voice. Close your eyes and you will be convinced it’s Willie himself.
Friday Night – The Rawhide Band
Main Street Stage – 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Rawhide Band is A 4 piece Band. They play a wide variety of music from
classic rock to country music.
Memorial Park Bandshell – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Music by: The Third Degree
“A young rock band formed in Petoskey. The Third Degree plays Led Zeppelin to Janis Joplin to their very own originals. Get ready to rock out because The Third Degree is here!”
Memorial Park Bandshell – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Music by Rod & Jeremy Loper
Saturday – Yankee Station Band
Memorial Park Bandshell – 8:30 PM – Dusk
Yankee Station a five-piece band from northern Michigan featuring classic rock, blues and a little bit a country, too. Consisting of seasoned musicians that have been playing clubs, bars, weddings, festivals, private parties and other special events around the beautiful venues of northern Michigan for a long time. Check it out – we guarantee a good time!
Craig Friend- Lead Guitar / Harmonica / Vocals
Art Robinson – Bass Guitar / Vocals
Bruce King – Keyboards / Vocals
Boo Ross – Drums / Vocals
Joan Switalski – Vocals / Rhythm Guitar