The Pickerington Violet Festvial is proud to announce our Friday night Headliner.
THE ULTIMATE GARTH BROOKS TRIBUTE,
featuring SHAWN GERHARD!
Inspired by Garth Brooks in the 90's, Shawn grew up singing along with his radio to his favorite Garth tunes. He cultivated his silky-smooth vocals while performing in numerous venues throughout the United States. Shawn has shared the stage with countless recording artists like Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and many more.
The Band you will get when you hire Shawn, is a true Nashville Tennessee 7 Piece Country music band. The Nashville based band consists of Lead Guitar, Steel Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Banjo and Fiddle. A “True Garth Brooks concert". Shawn and his band will certainly give you a Garth Brooks experience!
The Pickerington Violet Festival is proud to announce our Saturday night Headliner.
LITTLE RIVER BAND
Little River Band was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1975. It was originally a blend of musicians who had enjoyed success in other Australian rock acts. Their new focus was to get airplay on American radio, and they achieved that goal with good songwriting, powerful vocals, and guitar harmonies. They immediately claimed their place as one of the great vocal bands of the ‘70s…and the ‘80s. Between 1976 and 1983, chart success in America includes the following singles: It’s a Long Way There, Help Is on Its Way, Happy Anniversary, Reminiscing, Lady, Cool Change, Lonesome Loser, The Night Owls, Take It Easy On Me, Man On Your Mind, We Two, and The Other Guy.
Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia’s most significant bands. Worldwide album and CD sales now top 30 million. They also set a record for having Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years…the first band to achieve that mark. And according to BMI, Reminiscing has garnered rare status with over 5 million airplays on America radio…and Lady is close behind with over 4 million airplays. LRB was rightfully inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame at the 18th Annual ARIA Music Awards of 2004.The current lineup brings new energy and arrangements to the classic hits, making new memories for the audience out of each live performance. It’s always fun to watch as people are swept up by the show’s vitality and the volume of hits from LRB’s history. You’ll see plenty of people mouthing the words…”I love this song…I forgot it was one of Little River Band’s hits!”
Dates for the 2016 Violet Festival
Wednesday July 13, 2016 through Saturday July 16, 2016.
The physical location is the Pickerington Toll Gate Middle and Elementary Schools campus located on the corner of Toll Gate Road and Refugee Road in Violet Township.
The location address is 12089 Toll Gate Road NW, Pickerington, OH 43147!
The planning is now under way and we hope to see you all this summer!